I recently had a conversation with a coworker about confidence. We came to an ironic conclusion.
Everyone is portraying themselves as confident. They have what it takes to get the job done. They are the ones you need to call if you need something done.
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But is this really the case? Are people really confident?
I don’t believe they are. I know I’m not. Yet I can come across as confident.
There’s this facade we all put up to protect ourselves from the outward gazes of those looking at us. The facade is hurting us.
I’m Not Confident, No Really… I’m Not
When I look at the daily changes I have to face in my career, in my home, with my friends, I begin to quake. I don’t know if I have what it takes to take care of my job, my home, my family, and my friends. But I put up a front. Read more...
For those of you who don’t know, I’ve been in the process of writing my first physical book. The book, Reel Leadership: Tales of leadership from the movies, will share insights into the leadership lessons you will find in the movies (much like my Reel Leadership articles).
I’ve longed to publish my first book. And the reality of my first book is edging ever closer. But one thing I realized is that I haven’t shared much of my book writing process with you, my readers.
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The book writing process is interesting. The book writing process also isn’t as easy as you might think it is.
You don’t just sit down and write a book. At least I haven’t been able to.
If you’ve ever wondered what the book writing process looks like, check out how mine has gone. Read more...
As I was sitting with a good friend of mine, Jeff of The Lounging Space, discussing life, love, and faith, we began to talk about baggage. Not the typical baggage you may think of.
We didn’t talk of lost loves. Or the pain of regret. No… We discussed digital baggage.
In today’s world, we’re carrying around Digital Baggage. More than we would like to admit.
What Is Digital Baggage?
Jeff and I came to the conclusion Digital Baggage consists of all of our social media channels. Facebook. YouTube. Twitter. Instagram. Google+, LinkedIn.
Each of these social media channels offers us something great. The opportunity to connect with long lost friends. The chance to stay in touch with new friends. And the ability to sell our wares to our connections.
But these social media channels also offers us something else. Digital Baggage. Read more...