"Do What Got You Invited..."
- Tupac to Sheryl Underwood (she shared on The Talk 061121).
I have made mistakes in the past, and tried to be more than I am, or do more than I was asked to do, when invited to present a program. I got caught up in the "people pleasing" stream, and tho it felt good, I was not invited back.
I have worked through, and accepted where I went wrong; but I think it has hindered some of my later endeavors.
My website has grown (SHOUTOUT TO ALL OF YOU THAT HAVE BEEN SUPPORTIVE!!!); but, I have felt hesitant to move on, at times.
While having a full-time job has also, at times hindered my "side-gig", and I periodically get overwhelmed; I think I have allowed it to let me self-sabotage - even though I can ALWAYS come up with a legit excuse, or reason for something to not go as planned.
I've never really handled change well, because I feel I cannot measure up; or am afraid people will realize that they made a mistake by inviting me.
But the statement I started with REALLY spoke to me. I am planning to incorporate it into my "quiver" of abilities to bring to ANY situation. If I can stick with this, maybe I can grow more? Find the next level for myself?
By the way, I DO know there is a time to push yourself into growth; but equally important is doing what is requested, and knowing the difference between the two. What did Kenny Rogers always sing about??! "You gotta know when to h..."...
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