Are you an action-oriented, take-charge person interested in exciting new challenges? as director of a major public-sector organization, you will manage a large armed division and interface with other senior executives in a team-oriented, multinational initiative in the global marketplace. successful candidate will have above-average oral-presentation skills
Forgive yourself for not being the richest, the thinnest, the tallest, the one with the best hair. forgive yourself for not being the most successful, the cutest or the one with the fastest time. forgive yourself for not winning every round. forgive yourself for being afraid. but don’t let yourself off the hook, never forgive yourself, for not caring or not trying.
But say you've inflated your soul to the size of a beach ball and it's soaking into the mystery like wine into a mattress. What have you accomplished? Well, long term, you may have prepared yourself for a successful metamorphosis, an almost inconceivable transformation to be precipitated by your death or by some great worldwide eschatological whoopjamboreehoo. You may have. No one can say for sure.
I always thought that eventually there would be a moment where i realized that i had practiced enough and now i was ready to be a professional writer. Then i befriended a number of successful professional writers and realized that none of them ever felt ready. After that i decided i might as well stop waiting to feel ready and just get started.
One of the difficulties in bringing about change in an organization is that you must do so through the persons who have been most successful in that organization, no matter how faulty the system or the organization is. to such persons, you see, it is the best of all possible organizations, because look who was selected by it ad look who succeeded most in it. yet, these are the very people through whom we must bring about improvements.