I realized that I had been doing the “right” things all along, but they weren’t getting me any closer to happiness. I did what was expected of me, I worked hard, I met and exceeded demands. But time and time again, my internal “engine” would run dry. What was happening?
Feeling like I had hit rock bottom, I decided it was time for a more fundamental change than simply finding a new job. It was time to find ME. It turns out, “me” is someone who guides others to transform themselves and their businesses from the inside out.
As I embarked on my journey towards becoming a coach, one of the biggest things I realized was that when I was doing work that felt really good to me, that was aligned with my core values and purpose, when I was able to bring my true self and unique strengths into my professional world… I thrived! Motivation was no longer an issue. I was motivated by the feeling that I was finally doing what was right FOR ME and that my work was aligned with what I wanted to create in my whole life, not just my professional life.
I have also learned that this is a concept that can be used by anyone in virtually any role. When you connect with your inner truth and purpose, and align that with the values and objectives of the organization in order to set goals that are meaningful to you, you are tapped into a powerful source of endlessly renewable energy and motivation.
Today, my purpose is to help others tap into their inner leader, bring their unique strengths forward with confidence, and get from where they are to where they want to be.