You’re the go-to guy or the go-to girl. The YES man or the YES woman.
Could you take me to the airport?
Will you watch our kids while we go on vacation for a week? And the dog too?
“I’d love to.”
Can you stay a little later to finish this project?
Can you possibly loan me some money that I will never pay you back so that you can feel disappointed and resent the fact that you wish you would have said no?
Wow! You are a saint! Having no time to produce for yourself because you are always doing for others doesn’t bother you one bit because it feels great to receive approval and recognition.
Who needs life balance anyway?
All service and no production for yourself equals procrastination. If you are always doing for others, how can you possibly take care of yourself and produce the income you deserve?
Ready to begin letting go of this identity? Jeffery Combs, author of The Procrastination Cure, will give you some much-deserved insight on releasing Angry-Giver tendencies.