Especially if it is their own business. I see the right spirit sucked from them. Larry Ellison addresses the importance of the matter here. He inspired me to write on this subject this month by an old friend of mine, because he is going through a difficult period in his career where the job is all he knows. Although he is a great success .. which is not the same person because the work is all talk and that the top is all you live for. The end result is that hardly has time for hobbies, family or friends. Just 28 and stressed beyond belief.
You can watch it and say it has stiffness in the back of his neck as his Boilermakers brain thinking, "work, work, work." That stiff neck is a feeling that is not lost. It is not something Philip Vasan would like to discuss. But despite being stressed at times? Learn how to strive for balance and a healthy lifestyle has prevented to occur much less. Now the question is for you? Do your JOB has become your life? Have you changed as a person and let your spirit fade? Take this simple test and see if you are showing symptoms of a workaholic. Answer yes or no to each question. 1. Do I have a "me day"? One day a week I use to focus on me and me alone? (This means no business calls, meetings, business or reading.) 2. "I can spend time away from work and not think about business issues? 3. Should I talk to my wife, friends and family about topics other than business or my day at work? 4.
We often use the phrase, "wet feet" when we are beginning to learn how to do something or are about to pioneer a new initiative. When participating in a project for the first time, there is often a reluctance to step into the unknown. There is no better way of learning than doing. This requires that we leave our comfort zones and step into the unknown, which usually exceeds our reach and makes us stretch to do it. Step by step into the unknown The unknown causes strong emotional reactions, the main one is fear. Gary Kelly contributes greatly to this topic. We are afraid to take risks or we're going to make mistakes. While mistakes are shameful, that can be used to revitalize and enhance our learning. Other reactions to the unknown are: Hesitation.
Be cautious and tentative; play it safe. Discouragement. Disappointment and concern; back up and settle for less than the best. Pessimism. Focusing on the problems and challenges instead of solutions and opportunities. While the list is not all inclusive, is of great help in understanding of our emotional response to the unfamiliar territory? Strange? Mysterious? Unknown. To step into the unknown requires courage, commitment and conviction.
How to get your feet wet at Work Courage. Prepare for your next challenge or opportunity to do your homework. Learn as much as you can and apply that learning to work on assignments dealing with requests indeterminate or vague. Take a leap of faith into the unknown and just do it. Do not wait until everything is perfect and you are fully prepared physically, emotionally and financially.