Latest "Can’t see the whole picture" Posts

#93 Luck

Luck is where hard work meets opportunity.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in accept what is, Can't see the whole picture, luck, Podcasts, success.

#92 You Can Never See the Whole Picture

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt Very often what starts as a disappointment ends up being a blessing. You can never see the whole picture.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Can't see the whole picture, Podcasts.

#91 Be Open to the Possibilities

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt Resist the need to micro-manage your life and be open to the possibilities that come your way.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Can't see the whole picture, Life balance, limiting Beliefs, Plan your life, Podcasts, ride the wave.

Enjoy the Mystery of Life

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My wife is an amazing woman. As the consummate planner, she keeps everyone around her on task, but when things don’t follow her plan, it drives her crazy. I am the opposite. In my professional life, I know I have to plan ahead to get where I want to go. In my personal life, I prefer to ride the wave and enjoy the mystery of life.

It’s not about living life by the seat of your pants. It’s more about not getting attached to the specifics.

When you put your plan in place, be open to the outcome you planned for or something better.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Can't see the whole picture, Disconnect, Life balance, Plan your life, ride the wave, Struggle vs. Surrender, Uncategorized.

You Can Never See the Whole Picture


Years ago while working for a prior organization, I had a boss that was not treating me well. After a period of time, it became clear that we were going to have difficulty co-existing. I remember being very distraught. I didn’t want to leave. I really liked the firm and my co-workers. I even believed that my success was due this organization. After leaving and joining a smaller, less prestigious firm (for considerably more money), I realized that my success had nothing to do with my prior firm. In fact, I was much happier, and was treated better than I ever had been at the prior firm.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Can't see the whole picture, Perspective.

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