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How do you create a Dent in the Universe?

Updated: Nov 15, 2022

๐ŸŒŽ ๐ŸŒ ๐ŸŒ ๐‘ฏ๐’๐’˜ ๐’…๐’ ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’‚ ๐’…๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’–๐’๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’†?

How do you find your job in the universe - something that needs doing, that you know something about and that probably wonโ€™t happen unless you take responsibility for it?

๐Ÿš€ ๐Ÿš€ ๐Ÿš€ I finally got round to reading the brilliant โ€œ๐‘ณ๐’†๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’„๐’šโ€ by James Kerr recently on holiday.

๐Ÿ’ก ๐Ÿ’ฏ ๐ŸŽฏ A must for anyone interested in ๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’‘, ๐’„๐’–๐’๐’•๐’–๐’“๐’† and, of course, ๐’“๐’–๐’ˆ๐’ƒ๐’š. Some deep and meaningful insights on the All Blacks that are relevant to anyone who is ๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‰๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’Ž๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’•๐’†๐’‚๐’Ž๐’”.

I love the 15 lessons in leadership:

โ˜… 1. ๐‘บ๐’˜๐’†๐’†๐’‘ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’”๐’‰๐’†๐’…๐’” - never be too big to do the small things that need to be done.

โ˜… 2. ๐‘ฎ๐’ ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ฎ๐’‚๐’‘ - when youโ€™re on top of your game, change your game.

โ˜… 3. ๐‘ท๐’๐’‚๐’š ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐‘ท๐’–๐’“๐’‘๐’๐’”๐’† - ask Why?

โ˜… 4. ๐‘ท๐’‚๐’”๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’๐’ - Leaders create Leaders.

โ˜… 5. ๐‘ช๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’†๐’๐’—๐’Š๐’“๐’๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•๐’” - Leaders are Teachers.

โ˜… 6. ๐‘ต๐’ ๐‘ซ๐’Š๐’„๐’Œ๐’‰๐’†๐’‚๐’…๐’” - follow the spearhead.

โ˜… 7. ๐‘ฌ๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’“๐’‚๐’„๐’† ๐’†๐’™๐’‘๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” - aim for the highest clouds.

โ˜… 8. ๐‘ป๐’“๐’‚๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’ ๐’˜๐’Š๐’ - practise under pressure

โ˜… 9. ๐‘ฒ๐’†๐’†๐’‘ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’๐’–๐’† ๐’‰๐’†๐’‚๐’… - control your attention.

โ˜… 10. ๐‘ฒ๐’๐’๐’˜ ๐’•๐’‰๐’š๐’”๐’†๐’๐’‡ - keep it real.

โ˜… 11. ๐‘ช๐’‰๐’‚๐’Ž๐’‘๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” ๐’…๐’ ๐’†๐’™๐’•๐’“๐’‚ - find something you would die for and give your life to it.

โ˜… 12. ๐‘ฐ๐’๐’—๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’๐’˜๐’ ๐’๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’–๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’† - sing your world into existence.

โ˜… 13. ๐‘น๐’Š๐’•๐’–๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’”๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐‘จ๐’„๐’•๐’–๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’”๐’† - create a culture.

โ˜… 14. ๐‘ฉ๐’† ๐’‚ ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’… ๐‘จ๐’๐’„๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’๐’“ - plant trees youโ€™ll never see.

โ˜… 15. ๐‘พ๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’† ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’๐’†๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’„๐’š - this is your time.


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