To Win We Must Lose—Sacrifice, Boundaries & Reaching Our Dreams
Great post today from Kristen about sacrifices, choices and compromises we make on the road to defining success.
This post is not a Plate of Cupcake Lessons. It’s a Bowl of Spinach and Kale Lessons. These lessons/habits are probably going to feel very un-fun for a while, but they’re essential for any kind of success. So many want to make success more palatable with sugar-coating and sprinkles. We live in a world of “effort-free, guilt-free, payment-plan options that require no work or pain on our part.”
And like P.T. Barnum once said, There’s a sucker born every minute.
First, we need to define a few key ideas before we dig in.
What is Our Definition of Success?
Before we can apply any “lessons” we have to accept a castor oil spoon of TRUTH. If we don’t make our own decision, we’ve still made a decision by abdicating making our own decision. If we don’t define success or happiness or what’s important, we leave a…
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