In a recent article for “In Cumbria” Neil discusses how one of the best ways to create time is to be brave and control less. Replace the concept of control with the concept of allow. Even when you say “allow”, it seems to open possibilities. Just as the word “control” closes them.
I asked the boss of a large school recently, “What would happen if you didn’t come to work tomorrow?” After an uncomfortable pause, he answered “Nothing.” Then I asked, what if he didn’t come in for two days? This time he smiled and said, “Probably nothing.” I asked him to expand. He said that his team was competent, they knew what they were doing, and when he thought about it they would actually quite like him not being around and bothering them.
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