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What Kind of Entrepreneurial Success Are You Called to Have?

February 21, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 118

On a scale from 1 (being fully focused on making profit) to 10 (giving your work away as a charitable activity) where do you long to be?

Yes, you have choices, more than you might think so read on. As you go deeper into yourself, into the light of clear understanding - you might find that as you're not in a position of working for free, you might also not resonate with full and complete focus on the single bottom line of profits.

But you might have never realized that you have lots of choices between 1 and maybe a 7. Depending on your life goals, values and needs, you can figure out the number that matches YOU!

Let's say, you have small children at home, a mortgage and you're the sole provider. Let's further say, your values are luxury, significant financial security, being an amazing provider for your family while you love the game of business and the contribution your thriving business makes to the world. Your "number" might fall into the 2-4 range. You just love creating commercial art.

As a commercial artist, someone who is driven toward satisfying life circumstances - financial needs and stability, personal desires that move you to run a highly-profitable business based on your skills and talents. If this is where you are and where you want to stay, great! As you take action on your desire to make a lovely living profitable, purposeful work; remember to also give space to the creative flow. Give yourself space to meditate, to breathe; give yourself time for fun. Move in a highly structured day in a way that allows you stay in the rhythm of love - loving who you are, what you do, who you work with and how endeavors are accomplished.

Now let's say, you're more mission-driven. Financial needs are lower, you have different sources of income, your values are more guided by contribution, peace, simplicity, the desire to make the world a better place.

In that case, structure your life around your mission. Become an artisan of your life, let your life be your "laboratory" for your work.

As an artisan, the commercial artist in you gives way to the "inner playful child", the soul spirit that prods you to step out from your comfort zone; to let go of the limiting demands of life and society.

Your primary focus here should be to step into that sacred space, to listen to the voice within you and to act on what it calls you to do with faith in its positive outcome - the limitless possibility of affecting the world and everything in it with a soul that speaks of healing, peace, sanctuary, unity and most of all, love.

Very likely, you find yourself right in the middle between being a commercial artist and the longing to work from the attitude and belief-system of a true artisan. To facilitate this transition, practice the following:

· Redefine your financial goals, learn what's truly sufficient for you · Practice creating for the sake of creating and let go of your need to be heard (you will anyway) · Create more free and free-flowing time in your schedule · Have a pen and paper ready because the creative juices will "bubble up" at any time · Reconnect with your longing to have a deep impact in the world; protect it, transform it OFTEN

This way, you create a container for your "art" (after all you're an artisan) and you still get lots of freewheeling time for pure creation from the heart.

Sustain that connection by creating a space in your calendar for "alone" time, "nature" time, "quieting down" time. "Waste" time with the Divine to continuously do things in a way that brings you to the space where your soul speaks to the next soul; and, you'll never feel alone.

So, what's it for you on a scale from 1-10? Decide now and then live from that place.

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