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Byron Katie -- the brilliant American speaker, author and founder of the method of self-inquiry called "The Work", says this about business: "I can only find three kinds of business in the world -- mine, yours and God's. Whose business are you in?"
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Every New Year dreams are launched. Resolutions made. Goals are set. We spend time reflecting and wondering about what the future holds. Will we reach our goals? Will we know success? How can we improve and adjust?
Here we are: A New Year filled with endless hopes and dreams. It's exciting, but may feel scary for some of us, especially when it comes to our career growth.
I can't say these didn't help me at all, but looking back I realized there where only a few things that really had a profound impact on finally accepting who I truly am:
You may consider work or class your day job. It is crucial to excel at these, but you still have a great amount of time outside of your day job that you can turn into actionable learning and improvement.
Upleveling is simply about doing your personal best, not comparing yourself to anyone else EVER and staying as close to a state of appreciation as possible. The sky is the limit for each of us.
No doubt you'll have your own rituals, however here are seven steps I employ that help me take stock of the positives, challenges and the lessons learned, and clearly identifies what can be sent off with a kiss and not carried into 2015.
First, ease off on yourself. Forget about jumping on the bandwagon and feeling pressured to start something new or something big. You need to first spend the time letting go of things that no longer serve you. Until you do so, you cannot give yourself a new beginning.
It's a new year! And, while we engage in the ritual of making resolutions to strengthen us to be greater individuals purposed to create a greater community, it is important we realize that the "new self" we long to become deserves the freedom of fearless living.
That's it, simple. The only one you're trying to make better is you, the only one you're trying to beat is you. You can't move forward by looking sideways. Take a look at the things that have been beating you up in the "locker room" and see how you can take them out.
CEOs and business owners often come to me for advice on doing a business makeover -- or, as it's called in the business world, a turnaround. One of the first things I do is show them the work of my wife.
Isn't it our innate human desire to know that our life matters? Don't we all want to be assured that we are living lives of significance and will leave the world a little better than when we found it? Decide on your own measures of success. Own them. And commit to living them today.