It was a huge surprise for me in November 2014 as I arrived home to see a large Department of Internal affairs envelope awaiting me. My immediate thought was ‘What have I done wrong?’
The next day it was announced and it’s been a whirlwind of preparation and networking at all hours ever since.
You don’t get the chance very often in life to go offshore and spend time to learn, understand and develop new insights. It’s not for a formal course, qualification or conference – instead it’s self directed.
Opportunity knocks and it’s putting me outside my comfort zone. Reminds me of Outward Bound all those years ago.
“There is more to us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less.” — Kurt Hahn, Founder
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