Monday, June 11, 2012

Reroute

I use to take my company laptop home faithfully to complete unfinished work and catch up on projects that were on the horizon. I had this drive and motivation to stay on top and ahead of my game. It paid off too. I loved my job and it showed in the level of dedication I had in doing it well. This wasn't so long ago, but it feels like it. Circumstances (be it new faces, new environment, etc) can alter things dramatically. 

I wanted everything to stay the same. Change is OK so long as it isn't painful. But, if we don't experience the pain of change, we won't push ourselves to go further. I shouldn't have fallen so deeply in love with my career that I neglected to keep pursuing my dreams full force - knowing that my career wasn't my destiny. It was only a training and prepping ground. While the advancement is very notable and necessary for my skills and experience, every ground we land on is not meant to be permanent, but a passageway.

I know that I was born to be an entrepreneur. And although I've proven to be successful in other areas of life, I have to keep reminding myself what my purpose is and keep my focus. I challenge you all to do the very same. Never give up on your dreams. No matter how far out of reach they may seem. Every step you take towards it you are one step closer.

We pour too much of our attention and motivation into the wrong areas and miss out on our opportunities to achieve and fulfill our goals and dreams. It's time for a check-up. Find out those areas in your life that are sucking your motivation and that steal your time and attention. Re-route your motivation and determination to those areas that will be fruitful and watch your vision unfold. Surround yourself with like minds and remove dead weights. Create an environment that will allow you to succeed.

L8r:
~faithful

8 comments:

rmaxwell said...

All too often we get caught up in "everyday life" and our dreams and passions take a back seat. When you finally look up it's years later and your dreams seem so so far away.

Reroute? I like it and i will attempt to apply it to my life.

Thank you for the encouragement.

GThomas said...

good read

Brandi said...

Wow...if this isn't confirmation. I thank you for being an inspiration for me today. I always find myself working hard for my company and getting in the same stuck place. No matter how successful I get with my company, it i...s still that lingering feeling that God is telling me to step out, "you know what I have for you and you know what you are meant to do." Wow again, so awesome. I guess it is time to finish my business plan. I am going to give myself 2 weeks to do it and by the end of the month it will be done, charts, graphs, and all!!!

Faithe said...

DO IT B!!!! lol I'll look over it for you when you're done if you'd like. And I have a business contact at Chase if you want to get a B. Loan. Let's Go!!! :)

Brandi said...

Wow, you are awesome and I will definitely need that loan lady. It is something that I believe in, something great and I definitely was given this vision 7 - 8 yrs ago. God is pushing me in it but I will need the building to do it in. My objective is to have it become non-profit after about 2 - 3 yrs if not during it's inception.

Faithe said...

That's great! Once you get the plan down on paper, it'll be easier to know which direction to go in so you're on the right track!

Brandi said...

Exactly, that is exactly why I need to get it out of my head on on this paper. I have an engagement to go to tonight but if I get done in time I will definitely start on the plan. It has to be done by the end of the month. I want something to show for it by the end of the year.

April LaJoy said...

Faithe, this is so true... I found myself wasting energy on things that aren't fruitful. Time to get back to the things God has given me to do...

Thanks for the confirmation!