We've all been at that point where we think we won't get ahead if we don't give it our all. But nothing that has a dollar value is worth your all. Health. Experiences. Love. Joy. Peace. Those things are worth your all. If it doesn't bring you those things, it's only a means to an end.
Let's talk about the side of America and the American workplace that no one wants to: the misogynistic side. Just as America was built on the brains and backs of black people, it was birthed from the wombs, works, and wisdom of women. Why do we treat those we owe so much to so poorly? Will that forever be an inherent human flaw?
The real question is "Are you shortening your life for something that isn't going to help supplement what you bring to the table when you no longer can?"
Keep your innocence. It's more valuable than you know.
In an era where everyone wants to be a G.O.A.T., strive to be the G.O.A.T., uncontested, indisputable, and outright. Be a Mike.
Stop competing. Start working together, building, and watch what can come if, as opposed to a two way street, everyone’s lane builds a highway.
I've realized that, in life, you're not going to please everyone. It's not possible. And actually, the easiest way you can disappoint the most important person in your life (this is me speaking before having kids) is to try to please everyone else. Who might that person be? It's you. Do the best you possibly … Continue reading Can’t Please Everybody