(photo credit: Shaun Jordan)
I’ve always acknowledged one particular event as my “bucket list” speaking opportunity. It’s an “I will apply every year until they accept me” mentality to which I’ve committed since the first time I put myself out there as a potential candidate.
I’m currently 0 for 3.
And each year that comes and goes … and the left number stays at a goose egg and the right one increases … I’m not gonna lie, it stings a little.
“Why not me?” I’ll think. ” I know I have it in me, why aren’t they picking me? What am I doing wrong in the way that I describe what I want to talk about? What is it that’s not getting through? If they would JUST give me a shot…”Continue reading