Terry’s passion was to follow a career in Law Enforcement, even though his father was against it. His dream career led him through challenges and life threatening situations but none were as great as the challenge of choosing to live a healthy and fulfilling life even in the face of imminent death.
Values are an integral part of the choices we make, in the way we live our lives and who we associate with and yet we rarely consciously list them. One advantage of clearly defining your values is that it helps you make critical choices or resolve complex issues where a decision is required. For example when choosing a new job, partner, role or life direction.
When I was approached by Dmitry Badiarov, musician and luthier (violin maker), I realised my focus on people in business has almost precluded the most passionate people on the planet!
The questions I bring to the Shortcast are what is live for me each week. Join me on a journey though thought provoking topics that keep life interesting.
Today she’s an award-winning publicist. But that wasn’t the plan, by nature she’s an activist. With her quick wit, passion and drive it’s clear why she’s an undeniable force in the world.
Today’s Shortcast Topic, I’m So Excited is about those magically joyful moments that remind us how to celebrate the exuberance of passion. It is prompted by a chance encounter in the supermarket this morning.
“My jaw dropped when Ziad said he managed the kitchen but hated cooking. But none of this stopped him.”
I asked this young assistant “how is your day going” and she replied with “Oh yeah, living the dream” in a sarcastic sort of way.
“The world doesn’t need a handful of people living perfectly sustainably, it needs billions living imperfectly sustainably. Doing what we can to make a difference.”
“Take imperfect action Now! We overthink everything too much. If you take action, give it a try and see what happens.”
“Did you know that 1lb of worms can transform one tonne of organic waste in one year?”
I am noticing that my latest Netflix box sets are turning up as night time action in my dreams, and whilst this is very entertaining, I have been wondering if I am giving this inner resource the best materials to work with.