Leveraging our own inner circle of trusted people, our team, is a necessary element for building optimism, I believe. It gives us clarity and confidence that can drive us to be better than we were yesterday. For me, my team helped me figure our my Agile Best Self North Star — to be a light — by providing small glimpses of how they saw me at my best, as well as the encouragement and support of my journey.
As we wrap up this year like no other, what can we do to set ourselves up to take some home run swings next year? In baseball, that is the ultimate offense — being able to hit it out of the park. It takes a lot to be able to do that, not the least of which is clarity of who we are, but a belief that something amazing is about to occur.