Tell me what it is you want to do with this wild and precious life

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? -Mary Oliver.

Our work comes to one core principle, “how do we serve others so that they become and in turn we become, greater than who we were before we met.”

In working alongside a current client, I shared with them my job, my duty was to provoke, push, and protect them individually and as a team as they move into a new place of working with clients and within their own teams.

In the last year there has been a great deal of focus within leadership strategy of how we come to terms with fear, being exposed, to reach the other side of innovation. Brene’ Brown has done years of study to come back to the simple understanding that to be fearless we have to lean into the messiness and humanity gives way to innovation and creativity.

What we have seen is that the ideation of what teams can be or their ‘to be’ state has the ability to activate and mobilize beyond their expectation, once they have put their ego, their fear aside, to start creating energy to the future state.

My friends and colleagues in the Financial Services, give me a smirk and ask when the ROI of this comes into fruition. What we have seen in teams that are willing to expose and share what their fears are we have seen four times more return than those who won’t take that leap. Once we lean into the messiness and humanity…then I ask you…

“Tell me what is it that you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”