When you are in the throes of creative expression it’s impossible to be objective about what you are doing because being organized and being creative are two different states of being. We use different parts of our brain in each. Creative endeavors that resonate with others come from a state of flow, or at the very least are based in an emotion.
We can easily be seduced by how we “feel” about what we are doing...and lose sight of where we are headed.
Accepting the concept of being...
Why do you keep doing the same thing over and over again even though you're not getting the response you want?
It’s what you know. You’ve done it before.
Sometimes we equate familiarity with success
There is comfort in the familiar. It gives you a sense of pride and satisfaction.
And it’s scary to think...
It’s funny how narrow minded some people can be. They may work hard and attain a degree of competency and then use that as a reference to say I’m ready for the world.
You go to school. You learn. You practice. You do all the things that people you trust suggest you do. Shouldn’t that be enough to succeed?
Achieving excellence is not a singular pursuit of a skill or knowledge.
Focusing on one aspect of your business and life can result in mastering a skill but will not be enough ...
I don’t really need to plan out my strategy. It's obvious to me.
I’m a hard worker...I really want to succeed… I’ll keep doing what I’ve done before because that’s all I really know how to do. It’s worked so far (with varying degrees of success) so I’ll just keep plugging away and hope for the best.
If you want to attain a career goal that is beyond where you are today why is it so difficult?