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For good reason

Oh look, it’s Monday again. And, you are doing that work again. You know, that work that you told yourself you would quit doing by now. But you haven’t quit yet. Why? For every good reason. “It hasn’t been bad this week.” “I need the health insurance.” “I can’t make any less than I do now.” “At least I know what I’m getting.” Or, for no good reason. “Too busy to even ponder a change.” Well, I have good news. The past has passed. Let’s wipe the board clean. Why not? Now, what is the work you are meant to be doing? If we think about this change in its smallest form, what is step 1?

by Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan is the Head Coach at Sandcastle Company, a Seattle-based leadership training organization. His first book, Future Leader: Rebooting Leadership to Win the Millennial and Tech Future [link], is now available. Jonathan regularly writes and speaks about The New Leader Way, leadership resilience, and the future of work. He has years of leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, a master's degree from Seattle University, and professional coach training from the University of Miami.

Filed under: Leadership

Published on September 17, 2018

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