“The purpose of life is to discover your gift.
The meaning of life is to give your gift away.”
I love this quote, because I think it sums up what life is all about.
And not just life: it sums up what business is all about as well.
For me, my business is an instrument.
It’s a vehicle through which I share my gifts with the world.
I believe this is true for every heart-centered entrepreneur:
Your business is the vehicle through which you share your gifts with the world, with as many people as possible.
It’s a real win-win situation: you help others and in doing so, you build a life and a business you love; a business that supports and sustains you.
As a mission-driven entrepreneur you are here to make a positive difference with your gifts.
And I believe you should do that in a BIG way.
That’s not about ego and ambition – although there’s absolutely nothing wrong with either of them.
Your ego and ambition are wonderful instruments that help you fulfill your mission and build the vision you have for your business and your life.
It’s about changing the world and having a bigger impact with your contribution.
You have something wonderful to share and it would be selfish to only help a handful of people with your gift.
(And no, there’s nothing wrong with being selfish – as long as it is Divinely Selfish …… but you’ll have to wait for my new book to read all about that 😉
I know it’s often easier said than done to share your gifts on a large(r) scale.
And I know it can be difficult and hard sometimes to build a business.
I know. I’ve been there. And I’m still there from time to time.
But I also know that it IS possible to build a profitable business that serves as an instrument to share your gifts.
And I know I wouldn’t have been able to do that if I hadn’t had help from some wonderful coaches, (spiritual) teachers and mentors over the past 15 or so years.
They helped me get where I am today, and the only reason I was able to learn from and work with them was that they found their gift and did WHATEVER it took to share it with the world – to share it with me.
I will be forever grateful to them, the things they taught me and the tremendous difference they made for my business and my life.
And I KNOW that YOU have an equally valuable gift to share as well.
Something other people need.
Something that will change their life.
Something they will be forever grateful for.
Please, find this gift of yours and share it.
Don’t hold back. Do whatever it takes to get your message and gifts out there.
Stop playing small because if you do, EVERYONE loses.
You CAN do it.
Yes, it can be difficult and frustrating at times.
But let’s face it: life is difficult and frustrating at times. Playing small, dimming your light and keeping a low profile is not going to prevent you from experiencing difficulties or hard times.
So you might as well go for it.
You have nothing to lose. And EVERYTHING to win.
“You are never given a wish
without also being given the power to make it come true.”
Richard David Bach
© Brigitte van Tuijl
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