|Single Fist Pump!|
A colleague asked me over coffee, “What do you do?” I sipped my full fat cappuccino and reflected on the question. Sipping coffee and reflecting go well together so I may have milked the situation a bit more than was required.
“Hello!” he interrupted. “Did you hear me?”
It was a good question erring on the side of existential and difficult to sum up in a tweet sized thought bite.
For a bit of context, I have a technical leadership role which can mean many things to many people - including other people in technical leadership roles. I had to dig deep and try find an answer that came from my heart and wasn’t ripped off from the Steve Jobs Autobiography.
“To make sure we deliver projects... successfully.” I said with the thousand yard stare of a visionary.
“To deliver projects?” he smirked. “Truly inspirational.”