I have always tried to instill into my staff at JV Recruitment, the importance of 'seeing the opportunity' in any and every situation.
From an early age, my father taught me that it is easy to smile when it is all going right. More importantly, he imparted that being able to smile and embrace the opportunity that exists when you are faced with a challenge is the real character builder. I was luckier than most to have this insight and it has made me who I am today.
This has been a year tougher than most for businesses and their staff, near and far. Between the devastating Australian Bushfires at the start of this year, and the Covid-19 global pandemic that has consumed the world for most of 2020 so far, the prolonged strain is taking its toll for many.
Glass half full or half empty?
However, in the midst of these challenges we have choices. Attitudinal choices. I take inspiration from the great Neil Daniher,
His 2019 speech to AFL's Melbourne Football Club truly captures this important message and if you haven't already seen it, I encourage you to take a moment to watch his amazing speech. It will, without a doubt, challenge your thinking personally and professionally, especially with regard to how you deal with the current life challenges of this pandemic, offering a fresh perspective.
Now, time to get out of BED!