Only when you identify who you’re not, can you work out who you are, who you want to be and how to be who you want to be. [Read more…] about I’m NOT a Musician: The Secret to Becoming Who You Want to Be
Over Christmas, and whenever I go abroad or take any kind of a holiday, I try to fully switch off. No blog, no emails, no social media, no reading. I hardly even text. I try not to involve myself with technology at all, really.
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The status quo forms when people get comfortable. Comfortable with their jobs. Comfortable with their salary. Comfortable with their role. Comfortable with their commute. Comfortable making mortgage repayments. Comfortable being on auto pilot.
It’s not that they don’t want change
They might do. There might be a few things about the job or the company that they don’t particularly like. They might not enjoy the long sign-off process. They might not be crazy about busy conference calls. They might not particularly care for the latest product release or not be a hardcore fan of the companies culture. [Read more…] about 7 Ways to Break the Status Quo
People don’t take on board the things that people close to them tell them (I think that makes sense?). Even if the people close to them are experts, people still put up this mental barrier that prevents them from absorbing information or making decisions based on what they’re told.
That’s all… Just pretend.
Pretend you don’t give a flying fuck. There’s absolutely no difference between being shit scared, but pretending you’re confident and being genuinely cock sure of yourself.
Because changing business processes means changing habits and culture. It means changing job roles and routines. It means that, if you’re on auto pilot, getting through the day with minimal effort, mental or physical, then you’ll now have to earn your wage. You’ll now have to start making an effort, turning up ready to work and with bags of energy. You’ll have to start caring.
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