Circling feels good. It gives you the perception of forward momentum. It can sustain your need for progress. But you aren’t going anywhere.
There’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to succeed–an appetite for failure should be cause for concern–but consider the amazing power of failure to catalyze new ideas.
Headline: Power Outage Delays Big Game Ray Lewis ends his NFL career on a high note, Colin Kaepernick increases his odds of getting a raise and 100-million people are grossed out (twice) by the hideous sounds of a super model and nerd sucking each other’s lips — but Super Bowl 47 will be remembered most for …
The whole process of resolving to change might take on new power and meaning if we look for new solutions to old problems. Rather than trying to fix today’s problems with yesterday’s answers, maybe what we need is to RE-solve the issue.
Two of my clients are approaching change in their organizations from distinctly different perspectives and I think a short discussion of each situation might provide some food for thought to anyone contemplating a shift in their status quo.