A big part of what I do as a coach is ask a LOT of questions. It’s really important for me to find out where folks are, where they have been and where they want to go. It can be easy to skip over the “been” part. I have definitely been tempted because as a coach, I want to get you to “next” and then “best” but there is GOLD in those answers.
As Jon Acuff says, “Finding your true passion is a reunion, not a first date.”
How true that is, so many times I have the conversation with people and they say (when I see that light in their eyes) “Oh that? That was just a side job /volunteer / part-time while I was in school. I loved it but it was only for a few months.
The first part of that sentence is the one that matters. “I loved it”
How many people do you know love what they do?
When I was just starting out on my career path, before I even knew what that was, I did a little research and asked around. People rarely had a light in their eyes when they talked about it, it was usually very nonchalant how they “found” their job.
I decided while I might not KNOW what I wanted, I knew I wanted to be passionate about it.
Over and over again, I see people change careers and reunite with their passion and when they do that it doesn’t much feel like work, it feels more like a calling.
If you could do ANYTHING you wanted to do and you knew you would NOT fail, what would you do?
Think About It.