I’m sure I’m not the first person who’s told you that the last three years of Covid upheaval and scary headlines present both a challenge and an opportunity.
It’s been a universal experience of disruption, change, and also, re-creation.
But you have a choice in how you respond to it.
On one hand, the upheaval and change could leave you purposeless and aimless, having lost the scent of the trail that gave you meaning and fulfillment.
On the other hand, when everything smashes to the ground, it can be an amazing opportunity to rebuild without restrictions or conditions.
And what a beautiful gift that can be.
Are you leaning into it? Are you taking the time to revisit and revise the blueprint you made for your life?
Are you seeing the opportunity you have to reimagine the life you were meant to live; a life without mundane boundaries of social or familial or limiting personal expectations?
A life beyond the status-quo of what you’ve always done, or who you’ve been up till now.
If you are in this process of re-imagining what you want for yourself, there’s a good chance you will run smack up against the brutal reality that there are people, places, and things in your life who are going to be upset by the changes you want to make.
They might call you selfish, or self-centered. They might accuse you of caring too much about your own needs, and not enough about them.
Please, let me reassure you:
Truly understanding yourself, your deepest needs and desires, your greatest strengths and weaknesses; and intentionally building a successful and rewarding life based on that knowledge is one of the greatest gifts you can give to the people in your life.
The people around you need you to be the most complete version of you.
A true leader knows themselves, knows where they are going, and can take their people with them to success. Everyone’s success.
I want you to ask yourself a question:
Today I want to talk more about that, and about the importance of a support and accountability network for long term success and growth. The