Updated: Oct 30, 2020
What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
I know that when I'm coaching clients for a job interview there is a tendency to look for a life-changing, important achievement so that they can impress the hiring panel.
In business a lot of people include the logos of various publications where they've been featured to impress potential clients.
So what about learning to tie your shoe laces, or learning how to read? Did those things not count (although of course I appreciate that a future employer might not be impressed with those examples)? Right now I'm reading a fabulous book by Maxwell Maltz with the title 'Psycho-Cybernetics' and he talks about using the memory of an achievement as an emotional anchor when you need a bit of a boost.
When you're a child, the emotional response to something positive is much stronger and happiness is much easier to feel. The older you get, the more likely you are to play things down telling others it wasn't a big deal.
In this week's Fabulous Feelgood Friday video I talk about you learning that you have superhuman powers.
You will have achieved so much during the past few weeks, and I bet you're still telling yourself that you had no choice and that you just had to get on with things ...