It’s booked! You’re going on a much needed vacation in a few months. Now just download your best vacation countdown app so you can count the seconds until you’re running away from the stress of work. Fast forward a few weeks. You realize the excitement about the trip has taken over your life, and now you’re cramming to pack a suit, address that long to-do list you’ve been avoiding, and actually tell everyone you’ll be gone! Too much to do, too little time.
What you want to know is how to be successful when your manager doesn’t possess that je ne sais quoi we all hope for in a boss, right? Well here are a few tips that may give you the tools to still be successful.
Many of us fall victim to a similar weakness: the fear of vulnerability. Whether we are not pushing ourselves in the gym because we’re embarrassed to fail. Or if you’re like me, you procrastinate getting your ideas out into the world because they’re not “perfect” yet. I spend a lot of time trying to perfect things. That’s my ego at work, “better make sure you don’t look stupid; the next thing you say better not suck.” We let the fear of being criticized stop us from succeeding.
We may not be able to control what happens to us, but we can control how we respond to it.
Each person, over the course of their life, has had their own cross to carry. We all have had experiences, both positive and negative ones, that have contributed to shaping the people we are today. Often times, hardships...
Change your perspective, change your life.
You wake up, and snooze twice. You’re exhausted, but the day has just begun. You drag yourself to the train, and get to your desk roughly an hour after leaving my house. How did I get here? I don’t even remember my train ride. You work for 9 hours, and eat lunch somewhere in between.