When Andrew Luck retired from football, he spoke of being trapped in a cycle of “injury, pain, rehab, injury, pain, rehab.” I remember my own cycle of tolerating the intolerable when I worked in search, making apologies and excuses for things that were inexcusable, creating rationalizations for things the took the joy away from the work I did.
For some, trapped in that cycle of “insult, rationalization and apology,” tolerating the intolerable, you can only tune out things for so long before coming back to that fork in the road that you promised yourself never to go down.
Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2019
ABOUT 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 1500 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.
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