Why did it take so long to get to growth?

I want to get this out of my head. Sometimes in live events your brain decides to in a tangent you’ve not prepared for. Does anyone else experience that?

So I was on a panel yesterday and I’m not happy with my performance, multiple reasons. But the first one is one I consistently f-up, and need to get my head around it.

It’s about my business journey. I said something like – I started my first business in 1994, but wasn’t really ‘full-time’ in it until 2018 after my youngest finished school. Since 2018 it’s grown ten-fold. So really, the ‘growth’ phase is only 4 or 5 years old.

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JIG = jealousy, insecurity, greed

I didn’t coin this term, but I’m increasingly seeing it in different places. And I’ve probably been guilty of it as well.

I understand why we see it – often because people are fighting for scraps. But when that’s not the case, we really need to keep ourselves in check – know our why, make sure we have all the information before we judge, recognise you don’t know everything that a person has gone through, and ask ourselves what can we do to change a situation instead of just growling at the people who I should be working with.