“Life is not a dress rehearsal. The curtain is up, and you are on. So get out there and give it your best shot.” – Unknown
As kids, we had the opportunity to do show and tell in school.
How many of us stressed about it overnight?
How many of us wondered how we’d do?
How many of us rehearsed, practiced our talk in the mirror, and timed ourselves?
Thank God our innocence didn’t know of those things.
Sure, we learn to be “professional” in our work as we grow and mature.
Yet let’s not let go of the reason for it all underneath: sharing our current evolvement of Self.
If we can get there, amid all of our professionalism, that’s movement in the right direction.
What kills that forward movement of Self is all the good reasons why we’re not ready.
What can you declare yourself ready for today, anyhow and anyway?
“Do not be afraid of improving slowly. Be afraid of standing still.” –Leo Babauta
DARRELL W. GURNEY, Executive/ Career Coach and 20-year recruiting veteran, supports people at all levels to make fulfilling and profitable career transitions. His first book, Headhunters Revealed! Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters, was winner of the Clarion Award for Best Book by the Association for Women in Communications and was reviewed in Publishers Weekly. His newest book, Never Apply for a Job Again: Break the Rules, Cut the Line, Beat the Rest, has been endorsed by bestselling thought leaders such as Harvey Mackay, Keith Ferrazzi, and Dr. Ivan Misner. A personal and business brand strategist, Darrell’s Stealth Method of networking has helped folks expand their reach within both careers and new client circles. He speaks, leads workshops, and is a media expert on subjects such as recruiting, networking, and finding one’s passion. He was recently named Networking Expert for BeyondB-School.com and offers webinars and programs that get MBA students and working professionals out, connected, and landed.
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