The world was changing a lot and I was less interested in the history we were being taught and more interested in the history that was being made before our eyes. Maybe this is where my fascination with change started, who knows, but those 11 years were defining for all of us in one way or another.
When I started to care about the work that I did (at least as much as the travelling I wanted to do), my tolerance for other people was non-existent. I could see what needed to be done and how; when others didn’t, I had no time for them. I linked tolerance to failure, as if it was a weakness. The world was better in black and white. If we had rules and no tolerance then everyone would know where they stood.
Carry on reading to see how I changed my views
Eisenhower once said “our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads” and he was so right, there are connections everywhere, in our work and in our personal lives. The magic is in how we join the dots to create the picture we want to see.
Most people don’t realise the currency that they have and even fewer people know how to spend it wisely and effectively which is one of the reasons for political apathy and a general sense that we aren’t in control of what happens, when in fact we are the only people in control of what happens! Nina draws on the examples of Bob Geldof and Bono to highlight how people can use their personal currency wisely