Starting a Mediation Business – Change, New Horizons & What’s Tweeting?
BY LAURA KIRKPATRICK, SOLUTION TALK
“If I’d known then what I do now would I have made the same choices?” asks Laura Kirkpatrick from Solution Talk as she examines the opportunities and pitfalls of creating her own mediation business. Do you share her experience?
“Optimystics know that uncertainty is the prelude to discovery, and discovery is the prelude to growth. In other words, uncertainty can be a real blessing. It can propel us in new directions. It can make us take risks and live more radically, more intensely” – Terry Lynn Taylor, Mary Beth Crain in The Optimystic’s Handbook
I’ve been reflecting on our journey over the six years and the above quote really sums up how I’ve felt as I’ve travelled the path of developing a new business. At times I’ve been bewildered, excited, uncertain, frustrated, out of my depth, challenged, invigorated, energised and so many more feelings it would be difficult to capture in this short blog.
Where do I start? Well I guess at the beginning would be good!