I am a big fan of Jonathan Fields and the things that he does. He interviews some great and very interesting people and writes some really thought provoking stuff.
This post is not about Jonathan himself, but instead about an article that he wrote. The link is above. Trust me when I tell you that it is a good one. It made me think for sure. In fact the timing could not have been better for this to show up in my inbox this morning.
I am not going to spoil the article for you, as it is well worth the read….but I am going to say that I am guilty of what he is talking about. I make no bones about the fact that I am always looking for the quickest and most often the easiest path from points A to B.
I do it when it comes to my health (supplements, workouts, diets)…if there is something that tells me that I can lose weight and get healthier and it is easier than doing a hard workout or really eating well then I am the first to try it for sure.
In my professional life I am always looking for the secret sauce….what are companies or competitors doing that can shorten the sales cycle, give me access to more decision makers, get my calls/emails returned and my meetings set…..
What I realized after reading the article, its something I already knew by the way, but for some reason Jonathan’s writing was able to smack me in the face this morning. I can only be who I am and it is only me who can control the results. If I want to be healthy then I have to put in the work. If I want to be successful then I have to put in the work. The one thing that is going to make things easier for me is bringing my passion for what I am doing to the table. Passion is contagious. Passion ignites people ! Passion is what is going to open doors for me in business….people want to work with people who are passionate about what they do and about helping others.
So my mantra or mission statement or whatever you want to call it for 2015 is ” Bring The Passion and the rest will follow”.
Have an AWESOME day everyone !!