confidence | Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Self-Confidence | Career Angles

By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Sometimes, you need to have the confidence to believe that you can figure it out, that your plan wouldn’t work anyway but you can adapt as you find out more.Recruiter on the Phone | Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Sometimes, the goal is to be in motion rather than stasis.

Sometimes, planning is best but it didn’t work so well for Soviet planners who projected results that never happened.

There are always more variables than you might account for.

What happens if you miss that tiny thing that affects all the major ones?

As you know, rockets can fail because of small part failures (as on the Challenger mission when O-ring failed).

We make mistakes, not intentionally, but because we miss a detail that proves important.

Getting in motion and figuring things out as you go along may seem like a lot of effort and, at times it will.

Do it anyway.


Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2020, 2022



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 2400 episodes. He also hosts Job Search TV on YouTube, and Amazon, as well as on for Apple TV and 90+ smart sets.

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