Coaching Thought

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

Neil Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) American astronaut; first person to walk on the moon; aerospace engineer, U.S. Navy pilot, test pilot, and university professor

Coaching Questions:

• What am I not seeing because it is so familiar?

• How can I sharpen my awareness?

• What and who do I need to appreciate more?

A most unassuming reluctant hero and successful leader whose years of service and achievement made him worthy of emulation