Week Notes #1

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What I learnt

  • Recognised the power and value of coaching and mentoring in the big digital transformation game and what that means for our business and the customers we serve
  • After balancing my inner and outer leadership focus now since the beginning of COVID, I’m starting to see a remarkable shift in my energy levels and ability to do more in less time. So much so, this week I felt a bit lost in the afternoons because I had achieved much of what I set out to do — so I’ve got more to do and time to do it next week! Excellent
  • I’ve uncovered the fact that I have limiting beliefs. They have been holding me back. I’ve never realised this or investigated it before — but the inner leadership work has opened it out
  • I’d be an idiot if I said the second lockdown here in the UK hasn’t affected me — however, I’m going to use the time for exciting things to learn and create, do and deliver for our customers and for myself and family.
  • I learnt even more than I first imagined that it’s the corporations that drive so much of our society and world — so if we can do our bit to help the leaders of those corporations to be the best leader they can be, we have purpose.
  • I learnt that wisdom can come from anywhere — it’s not predicated on experience or age or knowledge. I had a very young aspiring leader share such amazing insights and wisdom with me this week — I learnt more in 10 minutes chatting to her about how to be a better leader than in the last few books and 20 min morning knowledge habit I’ve been sponging these last few months!

Next week?

  • I’m going to begin my quest to search and help coaches and mentors who work with businesses and leaders to connect their amazing work with digital transformation more.
  • I have ideas, I have thoughts, but all too often I think about how others will see me as a result — I’m going to start to focus more on sharing what I believe, because I believe and not because it’s what others want to hear or think is right.
  • We’ve got some super exciting stuff happening at work, so my focus is going to be on that in terms of technology, marketing and sales!




Mel Ross is CEO of Adapt2Digital and Chief Architect of The Dilyn Way best practice profile and approach to leading in a digital age.

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Mel Ross

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Mel Ross is CEO of Adapt2Digital and Chief Architect of The Dilyn Way best practice profile and approach to leading in a digital age.

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