Category: FI

Question #8: What would I do if I wasn’t scared?

There are so many things I would do that I don’t even know where to start. Travel. Not just the US or Europe, but to places like Central America, Eastern Europe and Mexico. The places that people say are too risky to visit. Take…

Question #6: In what areas of my life am I settling?

Midlife crisis? Or am I just ready to try something new? Or maybe I just long a more adventurous life? I mean who didn’t dream of being a safari guide or a fireman or a dare-devil in the movies? Not me! I dreamed of…

Question #12: Will you be my mentor?

This question is definitely one that I need to be asking. After a gentle reminder from my manager, perhaps there are areas in my leadership style that needs a little work. Delegation Allowing other leaders on my team to take the lead on different…

Question #7: What do I want my life to be like in five years?

“You said, “Hey, whatcha doing for the rest of your life?” And I said, “I don’t even know what I’m doing tonight” – Call you Mine by The Chainsmokers I guess five years isn’t that significant when compared with the timeline of the “rest…

Question #5: What haven’t I taken the time to learn about?

At the beginning of my career, I attempted to fill, what I thought of as, gaps in my current skills. I stayed late at work so no one would realize that I didn’t understand something, I would take training courses and would spend my…

Question #3: Am I being true to my values?

My values… Integrity. I try to live my life with the upmost of integrity and expect that from others. It may be old-fashioned, but I believe you should say what you mean and mean what you say. Honesty. I expect to be trusted and…

Question #2: What/who did I make better today?

A little retrospective never hurt anyone, right? As a new leader, I try to be a little more conscience of how I interact with people on my team, other leaders and individuals I deal with on a daily basis. To add a little more…