“We are often afraid of putting ourselves out there and being rejected, so we think, ‘Well, I’ll just go and see what happens, but I won’t really try. I’ll wait until they hire me.’”
Most people prepare for job interviews or opportunities the wrong way.
In this Thought Catalog article, Ryan Holiday breaks down the technique ambitious people use to get what they want and points out the difference between going after an opportunity and passively hoping it breaks your way.
He emphasizes the importance of proactively presenting exactly what you would do with an opportunity as opposed to letting other people guide the interaction.