By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to help you gain momentum. Reading time: 2:25
“Weeeeeee,” giggled the 6-year-old boy flying so freely on the playground swing. “My stomach tickles.”
No wonder the little boy giggled even louder when he later saw the flying trapeze artist at the circus swinging with the greatest of ease.
That flying trapeze artist would go on to teach all of us that day a counter-intuitive lesson in leadership: to get a stronger grip on the ladder of success, first let go.
Watching the flying trapeze artist at the circus, the boy already knew the feeling of exhilaration from the acceleration of a swing, the sense of negative G’s that slosh your organs around to tickle your tummy.
The boy already knew the sense of freedom in flying high on a swing toward new vistas, new horizons, new visions, defying gravity with a demonstration of both kinetic and potential energy.
And the boy already knew the sense of personal power he exhibited in personally pumping his legs on a swing to get higher and higher to see farther and farther. Continue reading “Letting Go To Gain Your Mojo”