A couple of months ago, I attended a Meetup for Life Coaches at a coffee shop in Chicago and somehow left my wallet at the counter when I paid for my drink. I did not notice my wallet was missing until five hours later, by which time I was back home.
Having personally spent nearly six years preparing for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the event, and its motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" (Faster, Higher, Stronger), means something deeply to me. Indeed, it resonated strongly in my role as Head of Recruitment for the London Organizing Committee. It can impact your recruitment strategies, too.
I'm an occasional fisherman and, while I'm far from an angling expert, I do know a few things about technique when it comes to catching certain varieties of fish. One particular type I've gotten pretty good with are striped bass.
It's hard to tell this story because it sort of breaks my heart. It was 1933, and my mother was five.
When we're so focused on pleasing others in hopes to avoid being criticized or rejected, that's when we ignore ourselves -- and the most important relationship that we have in this world is the one that we have with ourselves.