Since starting out in the professional world, i have procured a high standard for myself. It plays out in how i present myself, how i coordinate with fellow workplace employees and how i accomplish the various task given to me . Even as you read this you can probably tell that i very strategically chose my words as to not cause a fracas. I don't take on new ventures or write about things that i don't absolutely believe in or am convicted by.
This standard has served me well in my career. I tend to accomplish my tasks efficiently and on time. While i was aware that i have much to learn in the realm that i have chosen as a career, i don't like it verbalized.
Recently i had the opportunity to venture beyond my own "perfection" through the words of someone who empowers me to be better. It was stated to me that perhaps i am not as i see myself when it comes to work. This hit hard. Could it be possible that i had unintentionally become the thing that horrified me the most?
Fast forward 1 week. Many opportunities had come and gone for me to evaluate my performance and mindset and i took them all. Actively i resigned myself that if it were true, i had no intention of coming face to face with it. While I don't believe my whole outlook in the professional world is out of sync, there are two characteristics i will eulogize.
And so we are gathered here today to lay to rest Entitlement and her sister Perfection. Both, when let to their own devices can takeover the mind. But it is not a sad day, the loss of perfection. It is a triumphant day. A day I put into place a new standard of workplace efficiency. Stay tuned!
"Love is Patient. Love is Kind."