In order for us to connect with our highest level of potential, we must be willing to look at ourselves, confront everything about who we are, the good, the bad and the extremely ugly and be willing to go, “You know what, I really don’t like this about myself but I accept it is a part of who I am in this moment”.
There’s an old saying, “Know Thyself”. And why do you think this saying has been referred to and perpetuated for so long. It’s important. Dammit.
Why’s that such an important concept to know who you are? Because the chances are the person that you think you know is not the person that you should know. The person that you think you know is probably a false representation of yourself that you think you’ve had to create in order to get where you are and I’m here to tell you it’s not going to get you any further.
In order for you to go to the next level, to the highest level in business there is a demand from the market. There is not just a requirement, there is a desperate need for authenticity.
There is a desperate requirement for people wanting to do business with people who are very comfortable with themselves. Who know who they are and are okay about their flaws. They’re truly authentic.
We spend so much time beating ourselves up, resenting ourselves and others around us, but ourself specifically about our faults and our weaknesses. When we actually realise our faults and our weaknesses are by design, there for us to become conscious of so that we can work on them, we can then reach our highest potential.
You cannot reach your highest potential without work. It just doesn’t happen that way.
Because what I can tell you right now, you trying to cover up your flaws is a weak attempt at trying to be perfect. And when you try to cover up your flaws with a weak attempt at trying to be perfect, you’re going to attract other people who are trying to cover up their flaws in a weak attempt to be perfect, and you’re going to have what’s called inauthentic relationships.
What do you think is the lifespan of a relationship that’s not authentic? Nowhere near as long as an authentic relationship.
Love is the ability to look at another person or ourself, see both the good and the bad at the same time and still be accepting. In order for you to reach the highest level of acceptance from others, you must first practice on yourself.
This is who I am. You can either take me or leave me.
Find the real you.
You might also like
Latest posts by Kerwin Rae (see all)
- Dr Vanessa Lapointe: 3 reasons boredom is healthy for children - February 20, 2019
- Raw and uncut: A journey to purpose - February 19, 2019
- Fact: There is a shortcut to success! - February 18, 2019