Do you confuse what you do with who you are?
Leadership, Personal Development
August 6, 2012
Founder and CEO of Weaving Influence
TopicsLeadership, self leadership, smartblog for leadership
[caption id="attachment_5949" align="alignleft" width="190"] Christina Haxton[/caption]
What is the first question you are asked when you meet someone at a business or social function? “Hi, my name is …. What do you do?”
If you are the VP, CEO or have another prestigious title, the answer comes automatically and easily often with a tone of pride in your voice. Let’s dissect the conversation for a moment and notice you aren’t really answering the question in the way it’s being asked. In our culture, we often answer the “What do you do?” question with an “I am …” answer. Never mind that in doing so, we aren’t really answering the question; more importantly, is what you do really who you are? Click here to read the full article.