I talk to a lot of dentists and I listen carefully to what they say. Here is a visual for you that has come to my mind so many times when I’m talking with you about your happiness in relation to other people.
I want you to imagine that there’s a fountain flowing with water. You’re thirsty. You’re holding a bucket that you want to fill with the crystal clear liquid coming out of that fountain.
Today I want to take you on a visual outing. A daydream of sorts. To give you a new perspective as I introduce the topic of procrastination. Today’s blog will be more of an overview to give you some general awareness, get you thinking, and provide some foundation for future blogs and coaching.
A lot of you come to mebecause you’ve hired leadership consultants, you’ve gone to trainings, you’ve studied materials and you tell me that even with all of that you’re still struggling. While there is a ton of value in leadership training, there’s a distinction between the training (and conceptually understanding something) and the adoption of it (the belief system that accompanies you becoming the leader you want to be).
Whenever we set out to do something we’ve never done before we know upfront that we’ve never done it before. That’s important to point out because you seem to forget that A LOT, as you’re trying to do the new things you’re trying to do. My clients will tell me things like, “I don’t know how to direct my team effectively,” “I wasn’t taught x-y-z in dental school…”