General Manager of the Universe
Bit by bit. Step by step. Lesson by lesson. It’s not easy to resign as General Manager of the Universe, the ultimate planning position.
How do I recognize this job title? Because there’s a part of me that still wants to control how things, people and experiences show up in my life.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m also an in-the-moment, go-with-the-flow kinda gal. My Lumina Spark Portrait describes my personality as highly adaptable, easy going and spontaneous. And yet…
If I could just make that GM of U title work, perhaps some of the tough spots in life would not be so…so… challenging.
Whether it’s in the realm of relationship, health, business or family, we often hold on to our perception that we can control outcome and timing.
Then along comes a life lesson. We are humbled yet again.
From personal experience and hearing the experiences of my clients, I can see the tendency we have to cling to our plans of how things, people, jobs, and situations should be in our lives.
And ‘tendency’ might be too mild a word. A Google search of the word checklist brings 89,800,000 results! Must be lots of GMs out there looking for a good checklist to bring it all under control.
So the invitation is: What’s the new job title that could be considered? I’m trying on Co-creator – understanding that I create my part and there’s Something other than me that also creates. Or maybe Acceptor – being at peace with what is, even if it’s not as I like/want/need it to be. Or maybe General Manager of Me – a big enough job all on its own!