It’s so much easier to ignore our calling and chase what everyone else is doing. It’s easier to push away our gifts when they don’t seem to be on trend. It’s easier to not be passionate about certain causes because no one else is. We don’t want to be the outlier.
As an Achiever, I like to fix things. If you bring me a problem, I move into default mode of problem solving. But sometimes, my friends don’t need me to wave a magic wand and make things better. As an Achiever, I make three mistakes in talking with my hurting friends when instead I should do these three things. Below is an apology to all my friends who have hurt and I have tried to fix.