The Freedom in Letting Go
It’s 1am on a Friday morning. For the first time in longer than I care to remember, I am not afraid.
After losing my job a couple of years ago, I have spent every day since living in fear of being in that position again. But this past week, after talking to a few people and realizing that I have built up a marketable set of skills, I’m not afraid anymore.
What has happened because of that lack of fear is extraordinary. I have been able to tackle bigger problems, I’ve found true annoyances and figured out how to deal with them and I’ve been able to enact things that I know to be good sense in business.
Decisions by committee? Out. I was hired to do a job because people had faith that I would do it well so I’m exercising that autonomy.
Quiet reverence? Goodbye. I have a reputation. Be it good or bad, it is my own and I will own it in turn.
Humility related to product? Nope. We have...
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