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You want to take the leap, but … there’s a pause.

When I was a kid, trying to build up my nerves to jump off the 3 metre board at the swimming pool. When I finally did, it was a joyous experience! But I only worked up to jumping off the 5 metre board once.

In my business, I’ve had some of those big-decision moments as well. Here I am, faced with a key decision, afraid but excited to move forward.

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I can’t imagine that you haven’t seen Brené Brown’s TED talk on vulnerability, but go check it out.  It’s stunning.

And it’s what got me thinking this morning as I approached a sensitive conversation…

“As soon as anyone starts telling you to be ‘realistic,’ cross that person off your invitation list.” –John Eliot

This is a great quote, isn’t it? The author recognizes that there’s a multitude of people who are more than willing to offer advice which urges caution.

This can be a problem when you need to change.

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