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100 Ways to Motivate Others by Chandler Steve

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87. Don’t Change Yourself

It takes a tremendous act of courage to admit to your self that you are not defective in any way whatsoever.

—Cheri Huber, author/Zen philosopher

A lot of people who hear our talks or read our books contact us for coaching, saying, “I really need to make a change. I need to totally change my life. I have been an unconscious, bossy, paranoid manager and I’m ready to learn to be a leader.” We tell them what we tell everyone: You don’t need to change. All you need is a gentle shift.

To get your sports car to send itself into a smoother, faster speed, do you need to take out the gearbox and put in a new one? Or do you simply need to shift gears? When you do shift gears, is it hard to do? Hard, like changing a tire? Or do ...

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