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Stepping Up by John B. Izzo

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CHAPTER 7Always Begin in the Room You Are In

Where does change begin? It begins in this room.Why?Because this is the room you are in.

Peter Block

If we really want to step up and make a difference in our company and in the world we need to understand that the best place to begin stepping up is wherever you are right now. Stepping up begins when we open our eyes and see that wherever we are, whatever moment we are in, and whatever situation we find ourselves in, stepping up is available to us right there.

Remember the simple definition of stepping up I shared in the preface: “Seeing a need and deciding you are the right person to do something about it”? A corollary of this is that we must act with whatever gifts and skills we have. As Arthur Ashe, ...

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