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.”
“Gratitude is the key to finding that inner happiness that enables us to achieve those elusive goals with greater ease.”
“Take imperfect action Now! We overthink everything too much. If you take action, give it a try and see what happens.”
Today’s question is why do people listen to podcasts? I’d love to hear your thoughts on this.
“It is about using the time you have here to make a positive impact and create a legacy.”