Reflecting on who and what have we appreciated this year, a year like no other, seemed like an apt way to wrap up the emotional rollercoaster through positively affirming what has kept us going, individually and collectively.
I think it is fair to say that 2020 has been the most frustrating year we have ever experienced. At times, nothing has felt easy.
I coach a lot of people and one thing I often to bring as challenge is what is going on internally rather than externally, what we do implicitly which we need to make more explicit.
Being strong, to me, means having the resources ie the mental skills, and the physical capabilities to overcome difficulties.
A massive thank you to everyone who contributed to the event, your contributions were phenomenal. Thank you also to our partners for supporting the event, to my co-host Bennie and wingman (behind the scenes) Richard and to the audience for joining us – your engagement, reflections and questions brought the virtual event to life.
The Academy of Women’s Leadership fills that space, the workshops, the reading, the coaching are all tools and resources to empower everyone to be, to become, to own the leader inside of them in an authentic and courageous way.
For me disruption is about challenging what we know to affect change, positive change.
As we journeyed together we knew how to make it count, we treasured the moments as if it was our last and even when it was our last we didn’t dwell on it.
Throwing caution to the wind, tearing up the map, and journeying inwards rather than outwards has served me.
The Oxford English dictionary defines journey as: ‘an act of travelling from one place to another, especially when they are far apart’. Over the past 12 months I have been on a journey on an emotional rollercoaster. This time last year I was employed at an executive level in a job I enjoyed and wasContinue reading “#MonthlyWritingChallenge: Journeys – an anonymous blog”