As much as we can study any subject extensively and do our 10 000 hours en route to mastery, it's a risky endeavour when we can't be intimate and comfortable with ourselves first.
Growing up may just be the original hamster wheel.
As I reflect on my own entrepreneurial journey, I do wonder whether a greater acceptance of this vermin in my house, would've helped me navigate some of the challenges I faced easier and in a way that mentally, emotionally and physically cost me less.
Entrepreneurship shouldn't feel like jumping off a cliff and learning to build a plane on the way down. This mindset and acceptance of the status quo just creates unnecessary stress and anxiety.
As a collective, we have contorted what it means to be an individual on an entrepreneurial journey.
As I come up to the 6th anniversary of me leaving Woo, I can unequivocally say that my Return On Me during this period of my life has been incredible.
Finding one’s magic is sometimes like finding a needle in a haystack. Until you realise that all of it is you. And you are already magical.
I write to leave breadcrumbs for my boys to retrace all the parts of me they perhaps never knew or saw or understood.
When I have been still in the last couple of weeks, I've never heard the thoughts, ideas and questions louder. I have never been more curious about what could be next and felt more ambitious to reveal more of my truth in this universe.
It is the unexplained, unpredictable, unexpected occurrence or experience that blows our mind.