Don't rest until you've found your tribe
Josie McLean was so concerned that she saw the world differently to others, she feared she was losing it. That put her on a quest to find individuals and groups who shared her views around sustainability and the future of our planet. Happily she found them and began a greatly re-energised sense of purpose.
I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Josie for around twenty years and have always found her to be a hugely calming influence. But under that mellow exterior burns a fire of impatience and energy.
Josie helps leaders and organisations prepare and instigate change and as someone who confesses to a strong aversion towards repetition, I’d say she’s ideally placed.
As you’ll hear, her hunger to learn and help others has at times come at a price. On more than one occasion she’s got dangerously close to burnout and fatigue.
I particularly admire Josie’s story about the senior executive who chose to lie low and hide when a particular issue arose and how that was a catalyst for a change to how she approached her ‘assignments’. Anyone considering avoidance as opposed to facing things head on, had best find someone other than Josie to assist.
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