I always thought “investing” was a scary word. Every time I would hear the word, I immediately thought of Wall Street, Shark Tank, and things of that nature. In my world, investment was always synonymous with the negative connotation of risk.
Most people fall into the bucket of great planners. They have the most inspiring paper planners, beautiful stationery, and precise pens, and they can create a well thought out plan and a mean to-do list. They even set some pretty aspirational goals inspired by deep-rooted dreams.
It’s important that as you pursue your purpose you define what success looks like to you. It can be easy to get caught in the numbers game when you think of success.
If you had to paint a picture of success, what would it look like to you? Would it look like working in a high-level career where you’ve finally snagged the corner office?
I’ve always been great at creating to-do lists and setting my purposeful priorities but routines? Ehh, not so much. I would write them down but would fail when it came to implementing them.
How disciplined are you really? Are you committed to your goals? Do you push yourself past your limits to take action? Do you put the right systems and structures in place to make sure you’re actually succeeding?
Have you ever wondered why is at the end of some weeks you thought you were productive, but you look back and realized that you haven’t done anything to move you forward in your purpose or goals?
Do you ever feel like you're constantly striving? Do you ever feel like you are stretching yourself too thin, yearning to find balance between your life, relationships, and priorities? If you are, I'm pretty sure that you are a pretty busy woman.
Nowadays, everyone wants to start a blog, ministry, or business. And although these people are very passionate and even skilled to do so, only about 2% will probably follow through.
Do you know your God-given identity? No, I mean do you truly know? If you had asked me this question back in college or even at the start of my Master’s program, I knew exactly who I was…so I thought.