figure it out | Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

I was listening to an interview with Bob Iger, CEO and Chairman of Disney, where he talked about his early experience working for Roone Arledge, the man who created sports on TV as we see it now.

Once an idea was set, there was no turning back and was your job to figure it out.

Too often, adults come to the idea of, “I don’t know how,” much too easily as though they are five-year-olds sitting at a desk in school and need to be told exactly what to do.

Think big.

Be creative.

Do it like it’s never been done before.

If you’re being asked to do something that hasn’t been done before, that means you’re going to have to drive without a map or GPS to get there.

You have to lift the lid of the box and look around.

You may have to get out of the box . . . You probably need to get out of the box . . . You’ll need to get out of the box of your limitations to figure it out.

Don’t say, “I don’t know,” and seek comfort from others who tell you it can’t be done.

It can be done.


Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2020


Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1700 episodes and his Career Angles | Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunternewest show, “No BS Coaching Advice” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

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