One small step for my career, one big step for me…

Over the last few weeks I have not had much time to update my blog as I’ve been busy with professional development and have been editing my old essays from my M.A. that I am planning on sending out to Taiwan universities in the hope of getting published. As I am going though this process I realize that I’m facing one of my biggest fears. Has that ever happened to you? You finally start doing something that you have always wanted to do…and talked about doing….and you realize that you’d put it off for so long because it was something you feared. It’s a terrible feeling when that happens but it is also a good one. You feel glad to have conquered your fear but also regretful of not quite having the guts to go after it earlier.

Now that I’m finally facing these old essays I am discovering that they are not as bad as I’d thought and are feeling more confident in sending them out. Wish me luck in sending everything out over the next few days….


3 Responses to “One small step for my career, one big step for me…”

  1. December 20, 2006 at 11:52 am

    I think it’s normal. The more you care about something, the more the risk matters – congrats on getting through the fear again! And good luck…

  2. January 11, 2007 at 11:49 am

    I’ve been reading your blog off and on for awhile then tonight out of the blue my boyfriend sends me your link saying you’ll be his new professor next semester. How’s that for a coincidence? Best of luck (and be gentle!) 🙂

  3. January 12, 2007 at 3:42 am

    Hi Catherine I’ll look forward to meeting your boyfriend next semester. Don’t worry I’m not that tough. What really impresses me is creativity and passion so as long as he cares about what he is doing he’ll be fine.

    One of my favorite student projects was seeing a Power Point presentation on the WWE. While I am not a fan of professional wrestling his enthusiasm and knowledge made the presentation very memorable.

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