If it were easy, anyone could do it. A former colleague turned fabulous coach, Sonya Ware, sent me a reassuring text message yesterday. Thank, you Sonya!
Reality hit me hard: I was able to really see the hurdle ahead of me.
Today's world is volatile and tribes of people with a common cause have a voice and a virtual playground that never closes. One mistake, you hear a lot, two mistakes, that's a problem...there is no 3rd time is a charm in this business. We have to get it right and manage the noise.
Turning something around takes a village of courageous people: leaders who can rise to the challenge, troops unafraid to take the necessary steps to change and others to open their hearts to trusting.
It's just another marathon: a sprint. It's the hardest race I've signed up for. But I'm determined to join my fellow runners to pace together to what we all hope is a brighter finish.