Yesterday morning, as I pulled out of the driveway, I smiled and thought, “this is the best part.” Prepping for a meeting across the state at a place I’d never been with people I didn’t know, rehearsing talking points out loud with the morning news, I felt butterflies in my stomach. Not nerves. Excitement.
I said out loud, “Thank you, Lord. This is just the best part!”
Then, walking into that meeting and opening a dialogue, connecting-the-dots and feeling their excitement, I smiled and thought, “man, this is just the best part.” Enjoying lunch with a new-to-me colleague, I laughed at something said and thought again, “wow, this is so the best part.”
A young woman approached me recently seeking career advice ~ she’d witnessed my passion and wanted some of it. My words were these – “Volunteer for every project, push yourself, make connections & never sell yourself short. If you’re not selling it, no one’s buying it.”
The truth is it matters less what you know than how you conduct yourself; be the one who shows up early, delivers on time and maintains a good attitude ~ people will want you on their team.
If you’re not selling it, no one’s buying it.
And after we’d had that conversation I thought to myself, “boy, if that isn’t just the best part!”
What’s been the best part for you lately?