Too many people are living their neighbors’ lives. So many among us are building our futures based on a definition of success sold to us by society, the media and our peers. That’s fine if you’re consciously choosing to live by those values. But what if – at truth – you have a different set of values. And the success you are currently chasing actually has little to do with what will make you happy when you review your life at the end?
It’s pretty easy to figure out what you’re competing for—attention, a new gig, a promotion, a sale…
But what is your edge? In a hyper-competitive world, whatever you’re competing on is going to become your focus.
If you’re competing on price, you’ll spend most of your time counting pennies.
If you’re competing on noise, you’ll spend most of your time yelling, posting, updating, publishing and announcing. Continue Reading