“Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: ‘Are you ready?'” Johnny Carson
Carson’s thought touches on several important areas we could discuss for weeks.
Think about the idea of success and the implication of talent’s influence on the level of success desired by the individual.
Consider the significance of being in the right place at the right time. Will the opportunity of time and place play a key role in determining success?
Each of these thoughts deserve time to discuss, but our focus today is on the critical need for self-examination and asking: “Are we ready?”
Life is filled with a complexity of issues, practices, and opportunities for either success or failure. Regardless of what happens on either end of the spectrum and anywhere in between, the key is being ready. Are we ready?
The role of leadership within an organization exists on the basis of preparation, being ready. A variety of areas present challenges that require consideration of how to be prepared when they occur.
Are we ready?