“At the last moment she thought, I’m not ready. But she already knew the answer to that. Nobody was ever ready.”
— L.J. Smith
Are you ready? I can’t begin to count how many times I’ve have heard someone ask this question. Heck, I’ve even asked this question myself more times than I’d care to remember.
There’s a lot of pressure in the world to be ready. We go to school because we must be prepared for life. We get a job because we need experiences to be ready for any eventuality we face. Some of us have mentors because they are the role models we (or someone close to us) thinks we need. All of this is in an attempt to prepare us for something, to get us ready to launch. But getting ready to launch and launching are two very different things. Read more…