Contribution versus success

  1. In order to contribute you need people who are interested in accepting your contribution. It makes no sense to keep on pressing food through clenched teeth, right? If someone does not see what you offer as something they are willing to accept, it is a waste of time and energy to try to convince them otherwise.
  2. In order for a contribution to be appreciated the goals of you and the person accepting it must be aligned. If you are offering something the other see as a threat, it will not be appreciated. No matter how good your work is.
  3. Whatever the reaction to your contribution is, it is you who needs to judge whether it was the best work you could have done given the circumstances. Because, at the end of the day, we can only deliver what we are able to. If this is not good enough, maybe we are the wrong people for the job. there is no shame in that.

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“The Umami Strategy: Stand out by mixing business with experience design”, www.seed-cards.com www.catchingthenextwavepodcast.com

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Aga Szóstek

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“The Umami Strategy: Stand out by mixing business with experience design”, www.seed-cards.com www.catchingthenextwavepodcast.com