It is easy to become paralyzed when faced with big decisions. Do I leave my job to follow my passion? How will I support my family? Without absolutely knowing the answer to these questions, one will stay in a job where they are unhappy while dreaming about a different path with sadness.
As I wrote in No Decision Is a Decision, not making a choice is a decision by default. Instead of dreaming about making a change of career, take small steps towards that change. I made that leap in my 30s and it changed my life. Here I am a decade later and I have several thriving businesses that I love.
Kirsten Collins has worked in the music industry since she was six years old. She chose homeschooling as a way to work on her career while gaining her education. School focused on her passions; music, dancing, and acting. Armed with these passions and massive talent, she is still learning the business side of the industry with the help of her parents/managers John and Stacey Collins (Adonai Productions) and manager, Steven Cohen (Cohen Management).
Every entrepreneur needs to have a trusted confidant. Someone to confide in even when it means revealing something about oneself that is less than attractive. This confidant should be a trusted friend, a mentor, a business coach, or even a life coach. The only requirement is that this person is willing to share openly and honestly when dealing with any defects of character. Let’s face it, temper tantrums are a defect of character.
An emotionally mature person is able to control temper. This person has learned to identify triggers-actions or environments that produce enough stress to provoke a temper tantrum. Let’s call emotional outbursts what they are, temper tantrums. So in order to avoid temper tantrums where one lashes out in anger or hurt, one must first understand the three axioms of trigger points and begin to recognize triggers.