Are people telling you that you’re doing your job?

Do you find that you’re doing work that’s good enough?

Are you spending most of your day doing one thing but thinking about something else?

If any of these are true, your work isn’t hard enough.

You need a new challenge.

Like a rubber band, you need to be stretched.

Rubber bands may break and you may fail at what is you’ll do next.

It’s unlikely the business that you work for will fail because of your failure.

But like steel against steel, you become sharper when facing a challenge.

Like Jane Fonda used to say in old workout tapes, no pain, no gain.

It wasn’t about the pain. It is about the mental stretch that you are engaged in.

When you stop looking for hard, you stop looking to grow.

When you stop looking for hard, you are ready to settle.


Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2019



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 1600 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

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