People have an internal radar that can sense fakeness a mile away. Faking a personality or status can only bring temporary value. However in the long run it will undoubtedly attract judgment from others. This judgment then breeds self-doubt and uncertainty.
Why do people think it’s so easy to leave your job when you want to pursue something new? As if you don’t have bills to pay and mouths to feed!
The bad news is that it is not the best idea to leave your job before you’ve already established yourself somewhere else. The good news is that doesn’t mean you cannot or should not pursue something new.
Educational skills help to get your foot in the door, but essential life skills are what get you the gig. It is not uncommon for less qualified individuals to be more successful than their abundantly educated rivals. Essential life skills are what differentiates them from the crowd.
You may be ambitious for instance, but ambition without goals is like running a race and not knowing where it ends. You are more likely to become fatigued, demotivated and ultimately, give up. Setting clear goals keeps you focused and in control. You know where it begins, where it ends, and what the outcome will be.
If you’re guilty of spending copious amounts of time on social media, consider yourself somewhat of an expert. Gone are the ‘Mad Men’ days where billboards and print ads were the go to business promoters. In our digital age, we need to go where the majority of our attention is, and where other than social media.