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The art of being yourself

Caroline McHugh | TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen

How many times has someone offered you that careless but well meaning invocation to ‘just be yourself’? Like that was an easy thing to do? Being nobody but yourself is hard in a world where most people would rather you were everybody else. Being like everyone else? Well that’s a low fence.

The opening years of the 21st century left us battered by pervasive corporate scandal, broad distrust and a dangerously bruised workforce. Now, we’re looking for more honesty everywhere – never has integrity been a more sought after virtue, and integrity is what happens when what you think, what you say and what you do are in complete harmony with who you are.

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