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Gary Weber is an interesting guy.
Over 15 years ago he was the CEO of a multi-million dollar company, with a thousand or so employees under his leadership.
Everything was going normally, except on one morning when something very strange happened to Gary.
He lost his mind.
Gary was doing his morning Yoga ritual and went up into a pose that he had done thousands of times. He was practicing a simple self-inquiry meditation, and when he came down, his mind was gone.
When I say lost his mind, I don’t mean he lost control (he would say he never had it). What I mean is that he lost all self-referential thoughts; the never-ending stream of noise that goes through ours heads every single day.read more
Let me start this off with a little bit of honesty.
You may not know why you are reading this. But I’m pretty sure I do.
And let’s be clear. It’s not because you lack a skill. Nor is it because you lack time.
It’s not because your co-workers are difficult, or you need a quick boost of motivation from the Internet.
And it’s definitely not because of that sneaky little lie your ego is harboring.
You know the one.
The one that waits gutlessly until your body is tired. Until you’re hungry or you’re sleepy or your boss has just scolded you.
The one that seizes the moment and whispers “maybe you’re just not good enough,” and in the second of weariness you just about believe it.
No, that’s not why you are here.
You’re here because you understand that a lot of the time, skill doesn’t mean confidence.read more
Tell me you haven’t had this feeling.
It’s the end of the day, and you’re sitting on the couch at home, exhausted. Your back feels stiff, and your brain is tired and fuzzy.
You’re trying to take a break, but even in your moment of rest, the idea that tomorrow you’ve got to get up and continue to work on a million and one things is still floating around in the back of your mind.
And the worst part about this?
It’s that throughout all the tiredness and exhaustion you’re still sitting there and thinking: “I could’ve done more today.”
I know that feeling all too well.
Whereas once upon a time I would have had this experience almost every single day without exception (weekends included), fortunately now it’s far less often.read more
Do you ever feel like your work life could be more rewarding?
I mean, it’s paying the bills, and you’re grateful to have it. And it’s definitely not the worst job in the world.
Like many of us, you probably have good days and bad days, but when all is said and done, there is still something missing?
The truth is that the problem isn’t with the job. And it’s not with the work itself.
The problem is with where you have been looking for rewards.
American novelist Charles Bukowski famously said: “my dear, find what you love and let it kill you.”
Which by the way is…..terrible advice.
Don’t follow your passion blindly until it kills you. Find what you love and let it fuel you.read more