Imagine you are alone on a boat in the middle of the river when the boat suddenly starts to sink. There are no people around and you don’t know how to swim. What will you do?
Will you try your best to learn how to swim? Will you shout at the top of your lungs hoping that somebody out there will hear you? Will you try to stay afloat by holding onto something? How will you answer the question? If you are the average person, you will probably come up with several different answers on how to survive and get out of the situation. But if you are a high IQ individual, your answer will simply be to stop imagining.
Most children grew up listening to their parents’ monologue, “Study hard. Get good grades so that you can get a good job and become successful later on.” This is not surprising since all parents want their children to be successful in life. Some parents even take their achievement goals for their children to the extremes. It is a simple formula, study + good grades = success. Unfortunately, life is more complicated than that.
You have finally acknowledged that you need a mentor to fast track your way to success. It is now time for you to look for a good mentor. Do remember though that there are some things that you need to consider first before finding one.
Are you under too much stress? Do you feel like you have so many things to do yet there isn’t enough time to get everything done? Do you feel powerless? Do you feel like giving up? Do you feel like nothing is going well for you? If you do, then you are obviously stressed out.Read More »