“Confidence is the difference between being inspired and getting started,” says Brittany Packnett Cunningham, who’s amazing TED talk I just watched.
We all think we are somewhat self-aware when asked. But it turns out, that we are self-aware to different degrees. This results in four categories of self-awareness: Aware, seeker, pleaser, and introspector. Which one do you fall into?
You probably got the question “What is your purpose?” at some point in your life. The question is not that easy to answer, partly because of the following three myth.
Suzana Barbosa, a successful musician who had a signed deal with Universal Records, was at the ends of her wits. She had been a musician and a songwriter for 15 years, but that all ended, almost overnight.
We all know this feeling. We stand at the top of a diving platform, the water surface 10 m below us. Rationally we know we can do this, yet we feel like we can’t.
Do you see yourself clearly? Over 90% think they do, but according to research by Dr. Tasha Eurich and team, only 10-15% are really self-aware.
I just found out about Jon Acuff’s book “Do-Over” which presents a neat framework on about how to master career transitions.