You know that whole quote: “be the change you want to see in the world” that we attribute to Gandhi all the time? Well, he didn’t actually say it. Now this actually is good advice, and even though he didn’t actually say it the way we attribute it to him, I believe he’d support the idea. Here’s what he really said, though…
When you have a big mission, you need a big team of highly passionate, highly-qualified people. As my mission has increased in its expression, so has the need for more help. This position is a unique opportunity for the right person to have a massive impact, and advance their career in a very significant way.
Is this for you?
This is the first time I’m sharing this publicly. I’m nervous.
But here goes:
Last year I was in an accident and suffered a traumatic brain injury. It nearly ruined me, and almost put my family on the streets.
Here’s the story of how that accident was actually the best thing that could have happened to me, and how it led to me partnering with Tim Ferriss.
Life is too short to not do something you’re totally passionate about. To not do something legendary.
We’ve heard advice this like a thousand times, in the message of every motivational speaker we’ve ever heard. We’ve heard it in inspirational videos on YouTube, and in virtually every inspiring graphic that people share on social media.
The problem is that these motivational sound-bytes skip one really important idea: it can be hard to bust out of our ruts, especially if those ruts were built by a lifetime of conditioning.
Change is hard. Even small changes, such as little annoying habits are hard to change.
Can you do it just for a moment, though?
Winning the Thought Leader of the Year award, in my opinion, has less to do with my abilities as a thinker or a speaker, and more to do with the state of the world right now. People are hungry to see the world become a better place. People want to start movements. People want to be a part of something bigger than themselves. All I do is share the timeless information that others have used in the past to achieve the same thing that most in the world are desiring to do themselves right now.
I am hopeful that the world is becoming better every single day, and the challenges we face won’t defeat us, but will mobilize and unite us. The world will win, and we will be better off for it.
You’ve got something meaningful to share with the world. Go for it.
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