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Recently, I was at an event and overheard someone talking about how bored they’ve been over the last few months. It really made me stop and think. I absolutely can not remember a time when I have felt bored. I had to stop and think, “what would that be like?”
Passion tells you that you are on the right track and keeps you moving towards what is possible. A strong purpose or passion without will or strong self-discipline gets you nowhere. You’re like a race car in park, all the potential to move efficiently but you have no forward momentum.
As I wrote in a recent article, we create expectations for our lives, of others, of events, that often do not match our actual experiences. It is human nature. But the result is that we spend most of our time in the gap. Sometimes, the gap is so wide it creates a shift in our entire life vision. Or, it should. At times we may continue holding too tight to that original expectation. It dawned on me that if you don’t let go, you can end up spending a life time in that one gap.
In every relationship, including those at work, we have expectations. We expect others to act a certain way, respond to situations the way we’d like, care about the same things we care about. If you are someone who sets the bar high for yourself, chances are you also set it high for the people you share your work and life with.
The problem is
I just updated my vision board and want to share some lessons learned as this new one is much better than my last! Some simple tweaks that made all the difference!
This morning I was in my office early and was the first to arrive. I turned on just a few lights in adjacent hallways and suddenly found myself maneuvering down a dark path towards the back office, the light switch inconveniently located several feet behind.