The most important ingredients for fulfillment and happiness is to pursue something that you are passionate about. Very often we get caught up in endeavors that we aren’t excited about, especially when it comes to our careers. We’ve got bills to pay and mouths to feed, and most often we put aside our own interests to meet the financial obligations of our family. There is certainly nothing wrong with this, but imagine if you could do both? What if you could pursue your passion and make money doing it? There’s a way, and I will show you how it works. Here are 3 Vital Reasons Why You Must Follow Your Passion:
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I have a problem. Actually, let me correct myself- I had a problem. My problem was that I never had a system to build and manage my goals. Yes, I had goals but they were often unorganized, unknown to others, and not much fun to pursue. And to be honest, I don’t think I aimed high enough. Sound familiar? So, I chose to make a change- I aimed higher, organized my goals, and enlisted an army to help me achieve themand made them fun because that’s #1. As I sharpened my focus on goal setting, I discovered that I needed a worksheet to streamline the process. So I developed the Ultimate Goal Setting Worksheet and it’s the best one available on the market. I know because I tried them all out. It’s the best (and it is free).
A self-help guru once defined leadership as simply the ability to make things happen using the help of other people’s skills and abilities. Some leaders are quite gifted from birth, but numerous leaders move ahead through management development after being spotted to possess the management potentials.
I have never turned down the opportunity to attend any type of leadership development training in the three decades that I have been in a leadership capacity because I thought that I already knew it all. Actually, the truth is that I am continuously looking for more ways to increase my leadership skills. I constantly keep my eyes and ears open for all types of training, such as, organizational, negotiation skills, and executive coaching ..
Now I’m sure you’ve read Stephen Covey’s excellent book ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’. But if you haven’t, you should. It’s an inspiring summary of the seven simple but motivational things you need to do to be an inspirational leader. And it can help you to build an inspirational leadership style. I mention [...]
Business executives don’t have to win votes to get appointed. But to be a successful leader, in the corporate world or the political world, you need to know who you are and what you stand for. Even if you’re not the next president of the USA, I urge you to spare five minutes to read [...]
We learn most from our mistakes. It’s true. But problems occur for us when we forget this. Or when we deliberately deny that we made a mistake. And – if we’re honest – most of us do this, from time to time. So in this article I want to share with you the IMPORTANCE of [...]
Put people first. It’s the great cliche, isn’t it? When a business school professor like me asks you ‘what’s the most productive leadership style?’, you know the answer don’t you? Put people first. But if everyone knows the answer, why aren’t more people doing it? Why aren’t executives focused on motivating and inspiring their people? [...]
Most people could perform at a much higher level than they do if their boss created a suitable environment for them to flourish in. In many instances, it’s the boss who is holding the team back by trying to control it too closely. So ask yourself, do you set unnecessary boundaries for your teams? If [...]
The question I am most often asked by managers is: ‘Why won’t they do what I want?’ This is usually followed by: ‘And why don’t they work harder?’ As leaders and managers, we often assume that, if our employees really wanted to perform better, their performance would just increase. We assume that people’s ability to [...]