Sunday, June 03, 2007
Dream Conversation ...
I was reading my horoscope prediction for Thursday when this statement woke me up from my sleeping mind.
The situation is so confusing that you’re half convinced walking away is the solution. But maybe you need to ask yourself a different question. Maybe it's not should you stay or should go, but what should you do next ?
Sometimes, not sometimes, but many times in my daily corporation world when the situation getting tough and unbearable, I always said to myself that maybe walking away is the solution for all the problems.
But many times also I said to myself to stay for a while, giving the “if” statement to manipulate the feeling or the burn out that I felt at that moment.
I never asked the above question “what should I do next” … the powerful question that become the basis of our action. Instead, I always follow what others think it’s best for me. I never follow what “should I do next” result.
“What other thinks suitable for me” … most of the time becomes the trigger of “what we think is the best for me”. It’s not always bad but sometimes it makes our decision becomes blur.
We believe that “others” can know better than “we” can. Even though at the end, we always said that it’s our need, it’s what I want, it’s something that I want to achieve, still the person who pull the trigger is not ours but somebody else.
The question … is it right or wrong ? The answer, once again, I got from my horoscope prediction :
Right and wrong – the line between the two can get pretty fuzzy on occasion, especially if you overanalyze. Take a step back and really look at the situation and you’ll see the obvious choice.
So now the question is “what should I do next ?” The answer is still the same, work for a while, try to find time for my personal life, finish my book, before finally make my last move to quit and start my own. Work on something that I want; not to what others think that it’s what I want.
No one can answer it straight away ….
Because there’s several condition that I have to prepare before finally make my last move.
…..Back to my discussion with my colleagues on Thursday dinner, of taking our own way, my answer to them, is still the same …. “what should you do next ?”, what is your own goal in life ?
We cannot run away from this horrible situation, wherever we go we always meet with this kind of unbearable situation. Not exactly the same, but the essence is the same. Instead of run away it's better if we find the answer of what we are going to do next ....
"I know that after we answer that kind of question, we might walk to different direction, but at least, as we said during the dinner, we would not miss our lovely, funniest marketing meeting. And maybe someday we will have dinner again, share our dream journey," ... my farewell statement in silence ...