(or Learning to Stand Naked in New York)
By Leon VanderPol
One of the hardest things I had to do on a professional level was to come out of my cave.
Not a literal cave of course, but the image fits nicely. When I began coaching years ago I worked out of this cave.
To the right of the opening I hung my professional coaching credentials and declared myself open for business. And into my cave I’d invite people to come and sit with me for a while. I loved my cave, and I loved coaching in my cave.
As an introvert who generally prefers the intimacy of the 1-1 conversation, my cave also sheltered me from the hustle and bustle of the world outside.
But then something shifted. I had an extraordinary desire to expand my work beyond the limits of my cave. I’ll be honest, I hesitated because I wasn’t enamoured with what I saw happening outside my cave, on the information superhighway that had been built in front.
I had to show myself, I had to learn how to stand naked in New York.
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