Think about the one thing that you believe would generate the biggest breakthrough in your life today. And be specific -- don't leave it at the world "fun," for example, but share in one word the deeper expression of what fun represents to you. What would "fun" make possible in your life, work, and family?
After a night of sulking, you eventually accept your lot, and begin performing an autopsy on exactly what happened during that interview. You ask yourself what went wrong. Was it my outfit? Did I stutter? Did my leg shake? Countless questions race through your mind, but the central question still remains -- I bombed the interview, now what?
He practiced brutal self-reflection and took responsibility for his mistakes. He learned from his experience and grew beyond his pain. Now he is rapidly becoming a significant thought leader and expert in the area of change itself. Today, Dave is contributing to business and life at a level far bigger than that of being CEO of one company.
In midlife, people can become so overwhelmed with multiple demands on their time that they can't get started on anything, much less those tasks that they need to get through somehow. You've got to get stuff done at work, pick up your kids, finish cleaning out your closets, maybe head to the gym, and get dinner on the table.