Do you ever find yourself unable to make a decision. Vacillating between two, three or even more choices? The choices seem momentous. Or, maybe they aren’t huge, but you know…
Often, we spend so much time talking about strategy, that we neglect some of the fundamentals. So, I’m going to spend a few minutes today talking about one of the most important things in your career, your motivation behind your goals, also known as your Why.
Your Why can look a lot of different ways.
So, I have a bone to pick. A pet peeve to vent about. A wrong to set right. It’s about it being “easy.”
So here’s what I see a lot. People want it to be easier. You’re tired of working hard. You feel other people have it easier and so it should be easier for you.
I just recently coached my one month intensive Jump Start™, and something came up throughout the weekend that feels worthy of a blog. It’s the idea of being the solution to someone’s problem.
So, let me back up for a moment and give this idea some context.
Specific: free from ambiguity
If you’re an actor, you know that vague, muddy choices do not make for compelling acting. If you’re a writer, you know that a generic character is not someone the audience will root for.
Some of you have heard me talk about an amazing experience I was blessed to be a part of early my career. I was a field producer for a BBC…