I was at dinner the other night talking with a friend about what’s happening in her career. She told me about a significant dilemma she recently faced, with high stakes (potential income, reputation, etc.) that involved either:
- trusting her gut, holding her ground and being willing to walk away from a crucial deal if it wasn’t right (compensation, contract, collaborative partners, etc.)
- saying yes to what was on the table out of her desire for security and work, even though she knew she wouldn’t feel good about it
After a non-stop series of earlier setbacks that shattered her confidence,
I could see how tough this was for her. It made me realize that we all face these kinds of crossroads in life, don’t we?If you’re going to build a business, build a business you love. Click To Tweet
Whether it’s in our careers or our relationships, it often comes down to this…
Do I choose the safe path or the inspiring one?