Are you climbing the right mountain?

Sometimes we chose a path in life where there is a risk involved. But we still go ahead because all logic and intuition point in that direction. You are anticipating challenges but it seems worth the effort. This could be a taking up a new job, starting a new business, investing in a venture or even getting into a relationship. But after a while, you start questioning your decision. You start wondering if you are really climbing the right mountain or if you made a mistake. Either the results are not what you had hoped for or the returns are not what you expected. A decision that felt good at some point starts feeling doubtful in the present. As an entrepreneur, no one knows this better than me. Doubts are part of the journey. There is often no right path. Course correction is required at many a step. There are times that you start wondering if you still need to be doing this and it feels so much easier to just walk away. But when you think of walking away that comes with its own share of doubts. Will you be making a mistake by quitting? Will you feel like……

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Imposter syndrome – The nemesis of all high achievers

The good news first. If you find yourself relating to this post chances are you are a high achiever or a leader in whatever you do. High achievers and leaders generally thrive on their achievements. While power, wealth and fame may also be strong motivators, the high of delivering on a difficult outcome is generally unmatched. The world of a high performer is also very different from that of an average performer. There is a lot more activity and a very strong commitment to the outcomes. Most high achievers thrive in high-speed, high stress environments.

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