The keys to finding fulfillment in life may be different for each of us, but here is what I have discovered to work for me… and the essence of what I’ve discovered after my nearly 40 years on this wonderful planet. I hope these insights launch you into the next decade with powerful new renewed force and energy.
I discovered these four distinctions in the 50+ entrepreneurs I interviewed, but I do believe at their core, they also lead to a more fulfilling life:
1. Embrace a consuming passion by sharing it with others. Surround yourself with others who share your passion and you’ll find they fuel that passion to take it further. Like a plant, if you don’t give it sunshine to grow, it will die. Never let your passions die! The ‘sticky’ passions are those more important to others than they are to you. The more you share it, the stronger it becomes. Sharing it can be like adding a drop of MiracleGro!
2. Pursue an impersonal goal. When you discover a purpose greater than yourself, you are willing to do it despite the money. It’s more about the impact on other people than on you. I have found that by focusing more on others, I am both energized and I avoid depression. Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Brian is the award-winning author of 50 Interviews: Entrepreneurs Thriving in Uncertain Times.
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