When you were a kid – or perhaps a young adult – perhaps you remember traveling in the wilderness, climbing over rocks and jumping over minor obstacles. Did you ever come to a barrier that you are scared to cross? The easiest thing to do would be to jump from one place to another, and you could’ve done that successfully! Nevertheless, something within you said, “stop! I don’t know if I can do this safely.” So you didn’t jump.
Being bold is part of Executive Education
If you were in that situation, you had two minds, both trying to control your actions. You had a mind that wanted to be amazing (“jump!”) And you also had a mind that said, “let’s be reasonable. I’m going to get hurt if I jump over that.” If you chose to be amazing, you took a big leap.
At some point, you decided not to take a big leap. You traded “being amazing” for “safety first.” What I’ve learned is that there is still a part of you that wants to be amazing all the time. If you are like most people you haven’t been paying attention to that voice, however, part of you ardently wants to be amazing and wants ready to start now.
You have a mind that wants to try new things. You have a program within you that says “I can jump so high that I can touch the ceiling!” The fact is that you were built to like trying new things and taking a certain degree of risk. You are probably just out of practice – and I will admit too, that describes as well.
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Do you want to give yourself permission to be amazing? Try doing these things, try doing them every day!
See yourself as amazing. You don’t need affirmations; you’re willing to live that way RIGHT NOW! At least think about it and try to recognize that inner voice within you that wants to come over in jump over big rocks in your life.
Decide to be amazing faster. Believe me, I’m one of those people who can over plan anything. Planning is a nice, safe way to work. The amazing person wants to jump now! How can you get there faster?
Look beyond your target goal. Look WAY beyond. Make a decision that it’s not enough to jump to the next rock. You’re already thinking about several jumps beyond that. You made a decision to move as fast as you can. However, if you fixate unmaking just the next goal, your progress is can be slow. You want to be able to skip and run across rocky terrain.
Pay attention to people who are better than you. Try out some of their moves. Define how you’re going to move forward, decide what you are good at doing, and let yourself work with your strengths. Pay attention to the techniques of people who are doing it faster than you are. You can borrow some of their expertise.
We all have greatness within us this, I believe. I choose to be amazing: using my greatness to make a difference in the world around me. I think we all have that potential to be amazing.
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