I heard Johnny Cash’s cover of Nine Inch Nails’ Hurt yesterday and it got me thinking about how important it is to reinvent oneself periodically.
We live on a planet that does not stay still. It spins on its axis causing day and night. It circles around a star, moving through time and space, and as it does, seasons change. And that’s not all; fashions change, art changes, culture changes, all because we change.
Whether in business, or in personal relationships, at some point we will find that we have to reinvent ourselves in order to stay relevant with the changing times. All of these thoughts came to me on my morning run and I felt compelled to share them in this episode on reinvention. If you don’t have the time to listen, here are some Cliff’s notes:
- Reinvention is in our nature. Our world is built around it and reinvention is necessary to stay relevant in our careers and strong in our relationships.
- You can’t reinvent yourself if you adopt a victim’s mentality. It is a self-limiting belief that will sabotage anything you try to do to move forward. If you find yourself with a victim’s mentality, spend some time reflecting on how your actions got you into a certain situation, take responsibility for them, and do what you need to do to turn the ship around.
- It’s never too late to reinvent oneself. Johnny Cash was able to do it, I was able to do it, and you are able to do it.
Listen in to find out more!