Finding Courage by Accepting Vulnerability
Jordan Williamson, the highly recruited high school star and once lofty in the college football world as Stanford University's star kicker, missed twice during a football game and cost the team the game.
In the locker room, Jordan wept uncontrollably.
"For months I was depressed and did not want to go out in public."
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Ask yourself these questions:
We tend to only do something about our careers when we have a problem. But if you wait until you’re laid off or dissatisfied, you may take action but it won’t feel authentic.
A better way is to look at multiple factors and work on them consistently even when you feel satisfied at your job.
You cannot outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite. The inability to lean into the discomfort of vuln...
... is about showing up and being seen, about owning our vulnerability and understanding it as the birthplace of courage.
Vulnerability is not knowing victory or defeat, it’s understanding the necessity of both.