When I started to look for something to be right, instead of looking for something wrong, amazing things started happening.
We get advice everyday, from many sources. Is all this advice helping us or hurting us?
Have you had the experience where people judged you incorrectly? Are you complicit in forming their initial opinion of you?
One of the principles of coaching is that “people are creative, resourceful and whole”. That’s a tough one for me. What’s lacking in people shouts at me, overshadowing everything else about them. Surely this stance is not serving me.
Are you at the mercy of your job description? Can you re-define your job into what you want it to be? How do you know if you can shape your job or if it’s time to get a new job?
A Shaper is a person with a vision who can execute. A Pawn is someone who is leveraged for gains by the powerful. Which one are you?