Today's article from Seth (see below) is the reason is why I'm a big fan of his.
Personally I've just arrived in Kalgoorlie ready for tomorrow's Goldfields District DCP Conference. I get to work (Facilitate the day and perform a keynote) with a wonderful, diverse and committed crew who are travelling from far and wide to attend. The tent is 'pitched', 'tickets sold' and 'tables set'. Looking forward to a mighty day. May we have a most excellent and worthwhile conference.
And now over to Seth.
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"Too often, we wait. We wait to get the gig, or to make the complex sale, or to find the approval we seek. Then we decide it's time to get to work and put on our show.
The circus doesn't work that way. They don't wait to be called. They show up. They show up and sell tickets.
When you transform the order of things, the power shifts. "The circus is going to be here tomorrow, are you going?" That's a very different question than, "are you willing to go out on a limb and book the circus? If you are, we'll come to town..."