All the tactical tools in the world won’t work on the underlying system is broken. Focus on the foundation first…whether that is you, or an organization or group
Instead of asking “What do I want to do?” ask yourself, “who do I want to be?” Spend time figuring out the woman you want to grow into. Create a vision for who that person it. What do you value, what activities are associated with that, what behaviors does a person like this engage in?
To get there you will need to stretch yourself and that is where the tools come in. You need to develop tools to deal with the fears anxieties and challenges of going to new places and growing. These will eventually become natural. And then you will be ready for your next challenge.
These are takeaways from an interview with Tara Sophia Mohr, author of Playing Big,
And don’t forget to acknowledge the wins.
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