“Being on top of things” in the common business language means knowing everything about a project from the inside out. A person that is “on top of things” is a trustworthy colleague, because he or she can prevent any risk and save the day whenever an issue occurs.
Have you ever applied the same concept to your private life? How many times have you tried to be on top of things to prevent risks to then save the day? How often has this worked out?
In my case, I will admit suffering from the “savior” syndrome and I must confess this hasn’t always led me to great achievements.
Well, it took me a while to finally grasp it, but what I can say is that believing to be able to save anyone from their problems or trying to foresee all possible scenarios in my view is primarily a matter of arrogance, disg