“Changing mind as a virtue” is something I don’t remember ever hearing. People have spoken about it as their own prerogative. I’ve mostly come across a changing of one’s mind talked about as a weakness. A lack of backbone and captivity to whim. Changing your mind as a virtue is terribly undermined. Not doing so can be the fruit of pride and not a reflection of strength and wisdom.
Just finished watching August Rush with Ingrid. I loved the music. Almost surreal and unrealistic that people can be moved by music in such an intense way… Truth: I love music. Besides the sad country music, I’ve got no preferred genre; I love all beautiful music. I’m moved intensely by music. I weep, laugh, dance. … Continue reading Being Moved By The Inexplicable
Values are at the core when it comes defining identity and behaviour. They’re a matter of identity. Identity informs behaviour. This is why every leader must set and guard values. This is nothing new. You know this, but if you’re anything like me you need the reminders. Every enterprise is impacted by the environment it … Continue reading Values As Floating Foundations
Clearly defined and communicated values steer focus. Values don’t just speak into the identity of enterprises, but also the activity and resource allocation. Values dictate not only where you need to go but also where not to go. They tell us it is fine not to act or be a particular way. They are the … Continue reading Values; The Guardrails and Wings
The soul of many organisations is often compromised when its leaders want to be right all the time. Wanting to be right at all times must never come at the expense of the vision of an enterprise.
Wanting to be right all the time means no one else’s opinion, insight or wisdom counts for much. It centralizes the point of failure and success. This is not wise especially when there’s a pool of wisdom and expertise to draw from.