“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.” –Carl Rogers
In the littlest and seemingly most inconsequential ways, we make choices every moment of every day which, added together, go a particular direction.
Do we face a new technology and choose to entertain a story of how we “don’t do new technology well” or approach it like a fascinated 18yr old?
Do we see a homeless person and choose a thought pattern of sadness or simply send out a silent blessing?
Do we come upon a personal or financial growth choice and go the fear-based, play-safe route or the the expansive, risky-business route?
The late Alvin Toffler, great futurist and author of Future Shock, The Third Wave, and Powershift said “You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.”
What little nexus points can you find in your day to be conscious of the direction you’re choosing?
“I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor” –Oliver Wendell Holmes
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.