“An empty canvas is full.” –Robert Rauschenberg
Sometimes our plan, schedule or routine is altered unexpectedly.
A layoff from a job. A slowdown in business. An unexpected life situation.
It can be challenging to get off of the action-oriented wheel to be empowered by the empty space.
We try to fill the void quickly…and don’t slow down enough to hear something new that would usually be squelched by our default ways of do, do, do.
With a New Year of blank canvas approaching us, how might we get off our beaten paths to enable ourselves to perceive a new possibility: for our work, for our business, for our life?
Empty a closet? Take a day-off personal retreat? Get help to see a blind spot?
Don’t avoid the void.
Better yet, the advanced course is this: create a void.
“Abundance is a process of letting go; that which is empty can receive.” –Bryant H. McGill
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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