CHAPTER TWO

Desire

What Do You Really Want to Change?

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

—Anatole France, 1844–1924, French writer,winner of 1921 Nobel Prize for Literature

DESIRE IS THE bridge between your dream and your reality. After disruption has occurred—whether it is a crisis moment in your personal life or your professional performance, changes in your team, new leadership responsibilities, or the output from a 360-degree report or a performance review—you may experience an awareness that perhaps you could do something differently. In this chapter, we’ll discuss how you meet the challenge of converting that disruption into a desire for change. There is an old expression, ...

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