How do you eat an elephant?

by ~jenniferlynn on April 11, 2016

in inspiration

Stumped?

One bite at a time.

I have heard this joke quite a few times recently as I have delved deeply into the world of what was one called “self-help” and now I think better proclaimed as “personal development.”

At least that’s what I like to think of it as.

Obviously no one is going to eat an elephant (I have a feeling that are some sort of protected species), but it is what the elephant represents that is the key thing here.

My team leader in a new business venture that I have taken on awarded me with a cute little elephant figurine as a reminder of just this, celebrating my past year of success with the company but also acknowledging my tendency to have an all-or-nothing approach at things. Oftentimes this type of work ethic and mindset can be very beneficial, pouring my heart and soul into whatever it is that I am doing and fully committing to the thing.

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