Lost Sight of What Is Important? Time for Working With Purpose.

Lost-Sight-of-What-Is-Important-Try-Working-With-Purpose-275x221Jamie had created her interior design business many years ago. What had motivated her to do so was her desire to express herself creatively and have freedom to do things her way.
 
When she first launched her business, she wore every single hat.  Everything was up to her.  
 
For a while it was a lot of fun.  
 
However, it wasn’t too long before it exhausted and overwhelmed her.  She realized it was time to grow.  
 
Over the ensuing years, little by little, she grew her team.  Her business became quite successful and she became well known in her field.

One day she suddenly realized that somewhere along the way she had lost sight of her dream.  Everything seemed chaotic and disjointed in her office.  As she looked around her office, even though her team was working hard, there was no joy in what they were doing.  She saw in them the same thing that she felt.

She cast her mind back into the past and remembered her original dreams of creativity and freedom, and the fulfillment that these would bring her.  Far from feeling free, she was now feeling trapped by her own business.  She had no time for herself and seemed to be consumed every day, dealing with the minutia of the day and one team member after another who needed something from her.  
 
Where had the passion gone that she originally had for her interior design business?  
 
She felt like all the creative juices were being sucked out of her, and she felt lost in the middle of it all.  
 
Lost Sight of What Is Important? Time for Working With Purpose.

Then one day, Suzie, one of her team members came to her in serious distress.  Suzie needed her help and she needed it now.  One of her children was seriously ill and she needed to take a leave of absence so that she could be at the hospital with her child.  
 
This shook Jamie awake.  Of course, she told Suzie to do whatever was necessary to take care of her family.  And as soon as the other team members heard, without question, they all stepped up to the plate and filled in for Suzie.
 
Jamie saw very clearly that she’d been half asleep at the wheel.  She realized how precious life is and how she had been taking so much for granted.
 
Jamie had part of the equation correct for a fulfilled work life, but had missed an important element.  She had not been appreciating her amazing team members, each of whom had families and challenges, and joys and problems in their lives outside of the business.  
 
And Jamie saw how little she knew about them.  No wonder her business had felt so disjointed and void of joy.
 
The more she thought about this, she saw that working with purpose was the missing element to creating cohesion with her and her team.
 
How can the power of working with purpose help you in business?:

  • It helps you and your team align on the vision and goals.
  • It quickly helps you and your team to clarify your priorities and focus on what’s most important.
  • It is a powerful attractor magnet to draw great people to you, including team members, clients and vendors.
  • It empowers your team to be cohesive and harmonizes your environment.
  • It keeps you in the creative flow of the wonderful environment you’ve created.

Jamie took a look at her life and realized she had so much to be grateful for.  She made sure to do whatever she could to support Suzie while she and her family went through the health crisis with her child.  
 
And Jamie made it a point to appreciate each and every member of her amazing team, every day.    
 
What’s wonderful about working with purpose is that it combines powerful focus with finding yummy meaning in what you’re up to in the world.  Isn’t that what life is really about?  If you’re ready to deepen your experience of your business and your life, to be clearer and have more success, and to enjoy it all more, click HERE or click the Buy The Book NOW! link on this site to get your copy of Ignite Your Life!  How To Get From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be TODAY!

To your magnificence!

Andrea Woolf

The Queen of Having It All
Author of Ignite Your Life! How To Get From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be
Founder of IgniteYourLifeBOOK.com

Co-founder of WakeUpAbundant.com
Ambassador of Manifest Money, HowtoLiveonPurpose.com

P.S.  Andrea would love to hear from you!  Use the form below to send in your comment or question.

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