These interactions this week were frustrating because being tested, yet alone threatened and called names is not easy to deal with. I’m proud of my responses to the confrontations because people I care about witnessed my reaction and saw how I choose to be in the world.
I think its time to take a look in the mirror and acknowledge what I’m accepting as mediocrity in my life.
Looking back at this journey and reflecting on where I’ve progressed to, I know I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t begin with a desire to know how to become a successful store manager or become committed to developing into a better leader and improving my communication skills.
What I’ve been feeding my mind has become part of what I believe and been instrumental in developing the best version of myself now.
This episode alone has made an incredible impact in how I look at serving others and I can’t help but ask myself how much more would I be able to do by reading and living this?
A mere five minutes into this podcast, I’d begun to face what I’ve buried in journals and locked behind mental doors to be left unopened.
I found my voice 16 years ago when I was just starting to come into my own and develop confidence. A useful way of venting my frustrations growing up in Joliet, Illinois feeling alone.