When you have nothing left financially or when you’re starting from the bottom, what you DO HAVE is very obvious. In the midst of crisis, you don’t have time to focus on what you can’t do. If you were standing next to someone who suddenly started to suffer a massive heart attack would you:
A. Call for help, “Does anyone know CPR?!”
B. Call for, “Who doesn’t know CPR, so I can eventually find someone who does?!”
I’m going to assume we all would say A! That is the core of self-awareness: Knowing your strengths. Tough times are the best teachers. Get in a habit of responding to tough situations with strength. Be a first RESPONDER not a first REACTOR. Use the struggle as mental conditioning to develop your emotional IQ. Wealth does not eradicate crisis. Don’t think that when you get to the top, you’ll have the time to be “a nice guy” or a “patient person.” Who you are in the pit is who you will be on the top.
When I say BROKE, I mean it figuratively. It can mean out of money, out of encouragement, and so on. At some point in our lives we all feel BROKE. And that my friends can be the start of your self-awareness journey. Mahalo for reading. You know how it goes, let get connected.
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