Reaching the peak. It’s why people climb mountains. We want to reach the peak because it’s a feeling of accomplishment like no other. The same holds true for our careers. It’s why people push to get further and further ahead. We want to reach that peak, that pinnacle of achievement. We need to know just how far we can climb.
Getting there, though, remains a problem.
Remaining in the same job year after year isn’t what anyone hopes for. We can see those who are at the top, who seemed to have already reached that mystical place. We know the peak is out there. But how did they get there? How is it that they have reached the goal? And what it is that keeps you from being right on up there with them?
You start by first analyzing your abilities, your desires, and your opportunities. The only way to reach the peak is to find where your peak is. Keep in mind that your peak may be different than someone else’s, and that’s okay.
Next comes an honest look at the things that hold you back, the pitfalls and doubts that get in the way of your climb. Only then can you start clearing out the rubble that is keeping you from climbing the rest of the way to the top.
Finally, you’re going to need some real and practical solutions for you to start the climb to the peak, to reach that goal. What are the tips that help you realize true and meaningful progress? Where do you start? How will you know when you have arrived?
Oddly enough, reaching the peak is something we all claim we want to do, but few people put the time needed to succeed. Or perhaps the drive and determination to a single goal may be there, but the technique is missing, or there is no strategy to your climb. Here’s where all that changes.
Whatever the problem, the effort will pay off. If you can be free to make mistakes and learn from them, then the peak is already within reach.
The Peak is the introduction to a 5 part Podcast available on most platforms