When you examine your motivations for doing something and discover that one of them is that you are trying to prove something to someone, you are trapped in a narrative that is not in your control anymore.
They under your skin and, like an evil being in a horror movie, they are in control because you have bought into what they have said or done.
Being trapped is a form of imprisonment that doesn’t help you or serve you.
It just keeps the internal dialogue going for a while longer, even if you are ultimately victorious.
Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2019
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1500 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.
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