There was a time in my life when I really cared about what everyone thought and I put a lot of stake in how people reacted to me. As you can probably guess, this totally stifled not only my creativity, but also my ability to be brave and try new things. The curious thing is that half the time I didn’t know I was doing it. It was just how my brain was worked, an automatic response or so I thought. After recovering from years of reactive thinking which yielded nothing but frustration, I discovered what is known in [...]
Tagged: Jim Collins
Sometimes you have to do some personal housekeeping to get your career on track for success. By personal housekeeping I mean examine the people you are surrounding yourself with. Are they supporting or discouraging you in meeting your goals? Do they respond like a resource or a deterrent when you look to them for advice on meeting your goals or overcoming obstacles?
If you are seeing a pattern in your answers to the above questions, you need to start focusing your attention on people who can give you the support you need, even if they are imaginary. This doesn’t mean [...]