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.

 
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