New Job, New Career, Finally On Your Own
We land a new position, change careers, or finally take the plunge and start that business of our own that we’ve always thought about and for the first few weeks, few months we’re sailing. Enthusiastic beginner they call it. Even though we’re not beginners. It’s the newness. Everything’s shiny. Then, it’s not.
A Bad Boy roars into our thnking. Bad Boys are negative messages, bad tape recordings, in our heads. They’re things we tell ourselves that undercut our success and productivity.
The bad boy here is “You’re a Fraud, a Fake, a Phony.”
Sound outrageous? I’ve seen it happen. I’ve predicted it. I’ve even done it myself. [Read more…]