Intent of the Day: Find What Excites You

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New Year – a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.
– Alex Morritt

The year is currently a blank slate laying in front of us, which can actually be a very daunting thing. What story will you write?

There are the things you should do…
The things you could do…
The things you want to do.

Likely the truth of what you’ll put down on your pages is somewhere in the mix, but where do you start? Have you considered what you love? We don’t always think about it. The things that make us come alive can feel like things that should be preserved for personal time, but what if those are the things that we should spend this year investing in? Instead of saving it for the spare moments, perhaps it’s time to operate our of our love and passion. So what is it? If you have no clue or don’t remember, now is a good time to dig in!

Our intent? It’s to find the thing that excites us! You too? Here are 3 things to help:

 

  • This empowering talk about what it means to be larger than life. 

    “It doesn’t dictate your choice of job. What it dictates is how you do it.” -Caroline McHugh

    McHugh talks about the thread shared by people who lived their lives as large as possible and it is that they knew what they loved. Your job is to be so utterly yourself and that might be the hardest and best job you’ve ever had.

 

  • This reminder from Steve Jobs about sticking it out.

    “You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out.”
    -Steve Jobs

    Worried about the fire burning out on your passion project? We can assure you that you stand a better chance at sticking it out if it’s is something you’re actually interested in. When you operate entirely out of obligation or guilt, it’s very easy to get tired and give up. But when you’re powered by love and excitement? It’s game on. We loved these inspiring quotes from Inc on leaning into your passion. What do you love?

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