One of the most difficult things I find for myself is speaking out (go figure), hence the blog name.
Speaking out and speaking my thoughts is arguably one of the toughest things to do for myself. It’s uncomfortable, unnatural, and unnerving.
Speaking your thoughts is also one of the most valuable skills one could have. If you do it right, when you find the right words to confront somebody, to negotiate and be able to tell your story in your own way, you become more able—more able to do things you didn’t think you would be able to do.
Being able to communicate yourself to the others is invaluable (not to mention it also makes for a better workplace environment).
In an “always-on” way of living, managing our time and allocating our energy to places that matter is not easy.
When it comes to time management, we should ask, what do we want to put our time towards?
If the answer is checking emails, liking another’s Instagram photo, sitting on meetings, waiting to be told what’s next, then maybe that’s why we’re having so many troubles managing our time.
It’s no wonder we feel overwhelmed; there are so many micro-tasks we’ve been told to do. When we’re living in an “always-on” environment, notifications and messages disrupt our trains of thought more than we think.
To manage our time better, we first need to know where our time is going.
In such a big world, with our ever-increasing levels of education and information, the biggest thing we all want is this: impact.
We all want to be able to create impact. In one way or another, we’re all influencers. We have influence over unique aspects in our networks, and carry the power to create change through our digital devices.
We came to change the world (hopefully for better).
We want to do it in ways that are meaningful to us, and that are good for others.
Though we’re rather small beings, with small voices, we have big dreams and ambitions.
And we won’t stop until we change a bit of our world.