Recognition … Why is my natural instinct to deflect?
If you are like me, and are being honest with yourself, then we have to admit that getting recognition feels great, even incredible at times. So why…. If it feels so good to get recognition, that my natural instinct is to minimize the recognition, especially when I am talking about it with others? Ever find yourself immediately responding to recognition with… “It was nothing” “Anyone could have done it” “Just doing my job” “I couldn’t have done it without the team” “Thanks, but I didn’t get everything I wanted completed” Or some variation of these… Next time I challenge you to respond with a simple… Thank you I recently received recognition from the Dallas Business Journal for Women in Technology in North Texas. Here is the link to the article Dallas Business Journal 2018 Women in Technology Using this opportunity to reflect on [...]