You Matter.

Here’s what I believe: you matter.

What you do matters.
How you do it matters.
Why you do it matters.
With whom you do it matters.

Why bother?  Because…

You matter to the world.
You matter to those who love you.
You matter to yourself.

Who you are and what you do doesn’t just change yourself,
it changes the world around you.

Remember this today: you matter greatly.


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Just Because You Are Good At Something Doesn’t Mean You Should Do It

Are you living your passion?

Traveling around the country, talking to people about their passion and purpose, I often hear people say about their job, “well, I don’t love to do it, but I’m good at it, so maybe I should just keep doing it.”

That might sound reasonable, but in reality it’s a way that we use to stay comfortable, to avoid risk, to not take any chances.  But what if the reverse was also true?  What if just because you are good at something, it doesn’t mean you should do it?  And more importantly, to borrow a line from my brilliant friend Tama Kieves, what if you realized that since you are good at something you don’t love, you might just very well be great at something you do love?

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