>Inspiring Your Authentic Week

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Inspiring Your Authentic Week


Posted: 29 Oct 2007 04:16 AM CDT

Many of us go through our lives holding a great big vision very close to our chest.  So close, in fact, that we may not even be able to articulate it.  So close, that we never tell anyone else about it.  So close, that we may never do anything about it.

We might also call this great big vision our life’s purpose, or core motivation.  It is our unique contribution to the community of life that we are a part of.  It is positive, inspiring and transformative for us and those around us.  

One of the worries that holds us back from realising our vision is that we wonder “who we are” to take on such a challenge. Are we good enough?  Are we qualified enough?  Would we be able to do it?

The truth is that achieving our life’s purpose has little to do with being good enough, or qualified enough or being even  our ability to do it.

The truth is that the most important moment in any achievement is the moment of choosing, the moment of committing.

As Dumbledore says “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities”.

Realising our purpose is the inevitable consequence of committing to it.

Once we make that commitment then we are opened up to learning what we need to learn, to meeting the collaborators that we will need to supplement our own abilities and qualifications and allowing it to happen.

Making this kind of commitment voluntarily, the kind of commitment that will change our life, requires us to perform a little rewiring in our brains.  The way that our brain works is much like pathways in a forest, except in our brain the pathways are called neural networks.

The pathways that we use most become clear of obstructions and easy to traverse.  The ones we use less often become overgrown and crowded with brambles and weeds.  Any major learning or change of direction requires us to get the machete out and clear the pathway.  

Authenticity is being who we truly are in all situations without fear or compromise and being who we truly are means being committed to our purpose.  When we are aligned to our purpose and can make a living by being ourselves we will find confidence, fulfilment and certainty.

Are you ready to articulate your life’s purpose? 

Are you ready to begin that authentic journey?  If so you may like to join us for an Authentic Inspiration Conference Call at 7.00 pm UK time on the 1st of November 2007 to book and for details see: http://www.authentictransformation.co.uk/events_diary.html

If you are ready to go a step further and get the machete out you may like to take a look at Authentic Transformation Works.

For further inspiration 

For further transformation

with love


neil crofts  – coach, consultant, facilitator
Authentic Transformation – join the evolution
talk – 07775 658534
write – neil@authentictransformation.co.uk
act – www.authentictransformation.co.uk

‘Until there is commitment, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back,
always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation),
there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas
and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then
providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would
never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues forth from
the decision, raising in one’s favour all manner of unforeseen incidents
and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would
have come his way. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin
it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now!’

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About Neil Crofts

Writer, coach and consultant on authentic business and authentic leadership. Neil has inspired and motivated hundreds organisations and thousands of individuals to their highest potential. Neil has written three published books and numerous e-books. Neil is a coach, facilitator and consultant helping people and businesses find their authentic purpose and use it to inspire and motivate them to be everything that they can be. Neil has raced cars, been self-employed, run a company and sold it, been employed by large companies, experienced growth and contraction at the heart of the dotcom boom, tried changing companies from the inside and from the outside as European Head of Strategy at internet consultancy/rock band Razorfish. Neil has been independent for over 10 years and delivered his Authentic Leadership message to a diverse range of business audiences including people at BP, Shell, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, MSN, Jamie Oliver, South Gloucestershire Council, National Blood Transfusion Service, KaosPilots Business School, Fashion company By Malene Birger, German technology company Eleven.
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