Being consciously incompetent

4 weeks into my journey on the marketing academy and I’m at the stage of conscious incompetence.

The first step to improving as a leader, and as a person, is to understand where you need to improve. You must set a baseline. This means having to be conscious about everything I do, and realise the impact of my actions, good and bad.

It is incredibly exciting to actually pay attention and see what’s possible — how I can make people feel, what I can inspire people to do. It is also incredibly frustrating realising that there is such a long way to go, and that after literally every interaction I have I now review myself, and realise that I could have done better.

Time to get comfortable feeling uncomfortable…