Everyone wants to be unique. Well, the good news is everyone is. So the worry should not be about how ‘to become’ unique but about how ‘to find’ one’s uniqueness. Where most people falter is when they start their search for ‘uniqueness’ in ‘what they do’. It’s actually about ‘who you are’. The more you understand yourself, accept yourself, start enjoying your company and be yourself is when you are on the road to uniqueness .. because not most are! Let’s take examples from our own circle or from the celebrity of choice. More than what they do, what endears them to us is their enjoyment of what they do, their getting lost in what they do and their absolute comfort in what they do. […]
This is most fascinating grey area where I find many executives wondering what they can get, when they step out to make a change. With this post, I’m hoping to clear things not just for leadership candidates but also for those who are somewhere on the middle of the ladder.
Life is not an organized race where everyone is given the same starting point. We often forget that. If I am working as hard as the person in the next cabin, why should I not be considered for similar promotions? Let me go a step further. If my results are as spectacular as those of my colleague heading another division, why is he suddenly a Grade ahead?