When I graduated from Hampton University on May 9th, 2010… I just knew that by October, I would have a job in my field. That may still happen, but it hasn’t happened yet. Now, by the standards of the economists and the studies that they have been producing, it takes about 7 months to find a job after graduating from college in the current economic climate. Well…I’m four months in…and I haven’t quit yet.
I have a job though…I work every day. 8:30-5:30pm…and I have a corner office. Full disclosure, I’m doing admin work and its only a temporary position, but…nevertheless. I have a corner office.
Anyone who knows that they know what they want out of life (or what they are passionate about) could find it hard to do something that is not whatever motivates them. I was that girl. However, while on my commute to the office one morning, I decided that I was going to make the best out of the situation. Sometimes, that’s all it takes. While at work, I try my best not to think about what I could have. Instead, I think about the things that I do have, and stay positive. I have a job, that pays, when some people don’t even have that. So I’m blessed. That is a winner’s attitude.
I’m an admin now but my vision for myself is much greater than what is in present view. That’s where the office comes into play. When most people move into a corner office, they’re in mid-to-upper level positions in their career. Managment positions, high level authority figures. Everytime I sit behind that desk, I envision myself in those positions. The office represents more than just a career, but also a style and standard of life that I hope to achieve in the near future. It’s a representation of the dream. Part of being successful is being able to see yourself living in your success. Although it may not be happening for you right away, if you can visualize yourself winning, and truly believe you can…you will. It’s Scriptural. Here’s an excerpt from my friend Jornae’s blog “Poised Wellness” about seeing what God has for you.
Achieving health will take faith. You have to see yourself obtaining God’s best for you. Faith in knowing that God is with you and He’s ordering your steps because you were created with a purpose to fulfill. Faith in knowing that His word is alive in your life. “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope (Jer. 29:11). God wants you to live a life full of joy, health, and prosperity.
There it is folks. See it, and achieve it. My vision is in my corner office. Where is yours?