The American culture is predicated on striving. Striving to reach the next highest level of achievement. Striving to make more money. Striving to buy a home. Striving to be a better you. Striving to have the perfect relationship. Striving to be the perfect worker, boss, mother, father, brother, sister, etc. If we keep wanting, grasping,…
Inspiration is a calling—it just happens without any initiation. It comes upon you. It pops in your head. It whispers in your ear. It gets you out of bed. It causes you to act. You just do it. It delivers an energy and enthusiasm that is palpable. You feel compelled in the moment. It does not come from the mind.
There are a number of variations of the River of Life parable, used in religious teachings, life coaching, business trainings, etc.—all didactic in nature, illustrating an instructive lesson or principle. I find the essence of this parable especially insightful, not only on a personal level, but in my work as a leadership consultant. Here is…
Can I be brutally honest with you? It’s a query that we are likely all familiar with. It has been rolled out in casual conversation with nary a blink to its actual meaning or import, for decades.
“There is one thing in this world which you must never forget to do. If you forget everything else and not this, there is nothing to worry about, but if you remember everything else and forget this, then you will have done nothing your whole life.”
Have you ever felt like your life is soooooo busy? Overloaded? Do you take time to refresh, revitalize, rest?
There is a frequency of joy that is always there. That is available to everyone all the time. We sometimes get a glimpse of it when we see the sun rise or set. When we see our children laugh and smile. When we are in awe of nature. When we glow from being in the flow of doing what we do best, naturally, easily. A special moment, celebration, achievement. A sense of inner peace or stillness.
August 2020 Eileen joins the Profit Is a Choice podcast once again to discuss 5 Things Highly Profitable Businesses Have in Common. Listen live, August 2020.