This may seem corny, but my office is covered in motivational sayings and images. I put them up for myself but also for my colleagues. I figure we can all use a little motivation at any given moment. I know I can! People often say to me some variation of “I like coming in your office. It’s always so positive/uplifting/cozy. ” I’m glad.
I was scrolling through Twitter during my commute to work and this quote really spoke to me. I’m going to add it to the collection. We tend to focus so much on the work we’re paid to do and not enough on the work we’re meant to do – unless you’re lucky enough (or have been able to design your life in such a way) that they are one and the same.
I encourage everyone to focus on discovering your life’s purpose. Perhaps more importantly, do not assume that what you are currently doing to pay the bills is it.
I think at some point in time we’ve all read a quote, watched a YouTube video, seen a tweet or Facebook post and thought “Wow, this really speaks to me. I needed to see/hear that today.” It’s as if the universe knew what you needed right at the moment and gave it to you. Well, this HuffBlackVoices video with Tracee Ellis Ross was that thing for me today. Continue reading
This is the time of year where people often make resolutions, set goals, vow to become a better person in any number of ways – either personally or professionally. I’m no different. I’ve made my fair share of resolutions over the years, predominantly personal (lose weight, change apartments, drink more water,etc.) I have a few of those this year too, but I’m determined to make some real strides in my professional life in 2016.
I’ve been listening to Shonda Rhimes’ book, Year of Yes, via Audible and one of the things she said really stood out to me – Deciding is not Doing. One short sentence. Four simple words. Infinite possibilities. Deciding is not Doing.