Have you ever just stopped in the midst of whatever you are doing and asked yourself “How did I end up here? What do I value about this place?”
“Here” could be a million different places, like a job, a company, a volunteer organization, a church, or a group of close friends.
Whereas you may have belonged – even been a vital part of the organization or group – you know longer have the heart, the drive, the desire, and the stamina to stay involved.
Something has changed, and it’s not necessarily the other guy! You just know you are out-of-place.
So you ask, do I stay or do I go? But, most importantly, WHY?
I found myself in that exact situation several times in the past year.
- I was finishing up one last consulting project for a client and found I could no longer go the “extra mile” to accomplish the work they required.
- I was at odds with the vision of several organizations where I served for 5 years.
Why should I feel discontent where I had once been happy?
It was about PERSONAL VALUES…yep, that’s the truth. Here I was at…well, I don’t know if I really want to share my age…let’s just say I have been 29 for a number of years now! Anyway, I was making major life shifts because I was NOT living in alignment with some of my important personal values. Read More