Hi there. This post is not about me, it is about You.
However, before I get into that, I would like to give You a little background.
The four word Heading of this post describes my current Life’s “work” in a nutshell.
I try to cut through most things and this morning I was opening my thought channels to simplification.
These four words just yelled at me as I quickly wrote them down .. “Listen. Question. Solve. Create.”
They are words that I have used regularly however when I lined them up it just made so much more sense.
My “work” tag is Motivator. Listener. Life Coach .. and that is true, on the surface.
When I drill down a little, really the essence of what I do is to .. Listen. Question. Solve. Create.
To yourself. Sounds simple eh? But how often do you do it?
Your inner voice is sometimes vocal, sometimes quiet.
However whether it be shouting or whispering, it always has something to say.
Listen and be open to learning.
Listen to others who inspire and/or motivate you. Don’t just see or hear the words, absorb these by listening with intent.
I listen intently to my clients for it’s the only way to know how to help them best.
Do this yourself and you will be helping yourself.
Everything that you are not certain about. And question everything that you want to know more about.
You will rarely get all the answers with just one question, so be prepared to ask a few. Questions bring answers [and further questions].
The answers rarely come to you of their own accord. Make it a fun game, if you like.
When you relax, the questions I have found, tend to come more easily … and so do then, the answers.
Question out aloud … or in silence. [Ask for the answers to come to you]
Any obstacles, don’t procrastinate. You have asked questions. Now, how can “the answers” be used to best effect?
Don’t sit on them. Use them. The more obstacles/ problems/issues that are solved, clears the way for you to move forward.
Most clients want their problems solved and you are probably no different. So when you have the answer that you are looking for, use it for best effect.
And then move on.
A better path if the one you are on is too treacherous or you have been stuck on a path to nowhere.
The obstacles are beaten, [listen, question, solve] the path is clear. You are now free to choose the path/direction that will serve you best.
Free from distractions, unburdened from the obstacles that have held you back, allows your creativity to come to the fore. [If it’s still stuck Listen and question further].
I believe that we often undervalue our personal creativity. I know that I have. When you are free from the stuff that has been holding you back [obstacles, problems, issues, distractions], you are then free to create.
Go do it!
Does this make sense to you? Please share your thoughts below.
** This post was refreshed July 7 2015
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