Discovering Your Life's Work
A sprout grows damp under the earth. It pokes
through weak mud, following the light, gently leaning toward
nourishment. The sprout unfurls. With its flesh, it creates
stalks, leaves, flowers and fruits. It flourishes through a
growing season and withers with the frost. With each moment,
the growth of this plant unfolds, following innate
Likewise, each of us contains a blueprint for the continual
discovery of our true nature and purpose. Our innate
signature talents are the tools we can use to accomplish our
life purpose. Part of us already knows the secret of our
life blueprint but it remains unclear for most of us.
However, if we allow our blueprint to unfold in its way,
carefully encouraging its movements, time and nourishment,
we will foster the development of an exceptional life.
What's Important to
At certain times in life, people take stock of where they
are and where they want to go. Deciding what is important to
us in our life's journey, including where we may be stuck,
is the way to begin this life planning. The gift of knowing
who you are and your life's work gives you the energy to
transform your life.
You Get What You
"I'll be happy when...." is the way many people think they
are living their lives. Yet, happiness is not something that
happens to you. Happiness is inside you now. You are
motivated from within. You only have to allow happiness to
K (knowing who you are)
X D (discovering your
life's work) X L
(learning not to tolerate what's not
That's the formula for happiness--know yourself, your true
calling and that you get what you tolerate.
Only when you know who you are (your signature talents, your
values, assumptions/beliefs, guiding principles, vision and
passions) are you able to bring your true self to your
professional and personal lives. Your life
signature is the tracing of the talents we
are given and how we express them in our lives.
In medicine you look at how "well tolerated" a drug will be
related to its side effects. At work and at home, many
people evaluate new opportunities related to what can be
well tolerated. Yet after life, most people don't want their
tombstone to read, "He tolerated stuff for other people
because they paid him." Especially, when we realize that we
can make more money and have more fun doing work that
engages our passions. Life is too short for doing work you
don't enjoy for people you don't respect.
Why not decide today, to live your life to its fullest?
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