Once during an interview, the head of the panel stopped mid-sentence, smiled and said, “You’re not a shrinking violet are you?” I smiled back and replied, “No, no I’m not.”
The main reason I got that job was the confidence I exuded.
Now, a “shrinking violet” is a person who is SHY or MODEST and DOES NOT LIKE TO ATTRACT ATTENTION.
And guess what? That actually describes my personality to at T.
My very nature as a quiet and reserved person means I naturally hate putting myself out there, trying new things or doing anything that will take me out of my routine. That’s who I am naturally.
But I also knew that shrinking violets miss out on great opportunities, so I began to take deliberate steps to change an internal configuration that was clearly hindering me.
How? That's what I share in this episode.
Olawunmi Brigue is a Transformational Life Coach who specialises in helping Christians create remarkable success and lasting change through her signature Five Pillars of Transformation: Vision Clarity, Mindset Transformation, Strategic Planning, Inspired Action & Effective Prayer. Learn more at: olawunmibrigue.com
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