The passion, courage and willingness to be true to yourself
Trying to appeal to everybody is an unwinnable game! Yet, to whom will you appeal? This is almost impossible to answer, since every person experiences life uniquely, through the filters of their unique subconscious minds. And it is our subconscious minds that enable us, indeed drive us, to create our beliefs and behaviours.
As Wayne Dyer so aptly said: “You will see it when you believe it”, rather than the usual saying of “You will believe it when you see it”. It is your beliefs that enable you to see.
Therefore, the most effective strategy is to be true to your own beliefs and values, and to be true to how you wish to live your life; those with whom you come into contact can then make their own choices on whether they are attracted to you or not. You become ‘authentic’.
Of course, it takes courage to be authentic. You are likely to upset or alienate others who want you to be something else, to please them, to help them get what they want, regardless of what you want. If you are passionate about having great relationships, your passion becomes a fuel for this courage.
Your authenticity is a powerful magnet. You become a metaphorically bigger person because you are not giving away your power. Of course, this process requires you to be passionate and willing to be true to yourself and this will help you to access the necessary courage.
Therefore, be courageous: this is how humans grow. We cannot grow by staying in our comfort zones. You will be amazed by who you attract into relationship with you.
Charles B Kovess LL.B. (Hons), LL.M., MAICD, MAITD
Australasia’s Passion Provocateur©
Certified Speaking Professional