Single Purpose: do what you are best at, spark fires
Two weeks ago, I went on a journey with my closest friend to reflect on our lives. I set out with many questions; however, the epiphany came to me in rather unexpected ways.
My buddy Chris and I talked a lot about living in the moment and of letting-go. We dwelled on the idea of having a purpose without ego.
I walked away with the concept of having a single purpose in life: do what we are best at doing and enjoy it.
Purpose without Ego
In my case, he suggested that I should align my motivations behind being a connector and continue to be a “fire starter.”
The important part was to be cognizant of not letting the expectation of being a “connector” define my identity.
Let go in expectations, control, ego-centric motivations
What that meant to me was to focus on the personal fulfillment and enjoy being myself; ie. live in the moment and not live by the result.
Be Excited about Reality
The nuance was hard to grasp. After having thought about it for the past couple of days, I finally understood. I’m excited to apply this new mentality.
Chris gave me this food for thought:
Enjoy the rush of life, and let go at the peak of the roller coaster
It does not matter where I end up.