Appendix A. Conclusion: Next Steps

In a fast-changing world it is essential to raise your game. It is not an option just to 'stand and stare'. So what are you going to do?

Key questions

The main thrust of this book has been the importance of a blend between self-belief and practical action. Self-belief comes from a combination of inner confidence and clarity about values; practical action is realistic, determined and planned. How do you want to respond?

Key questions to reflect on might be:

  • What themes in the book have resonated most with me?

  • Who am I going to talk them through with?

  • What dated perceptions about myself am I going to leave behind?

  • How am I now going to think differently about either the situation I am in or my capability to make a difference? ...

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