A Shift in Focus


My plans crashed around me. I confess that I had left out an important part of building any type of success, so the crash did not shock me too much. I wrapped myself up in my own problems and needs and forgot about the people around me. I talked a good talk, but my follow through was pathetic.

The only path to true success begins with a focus on helping others achieve their success.

This morning I started my day a little different. I sit here watching the sun come up over the mountain shining down on the amazing colors filling the woods, and I have been reading an story given to me by a friend. Helping her with her journey helps me with my own.

The next step will be to attack some of the submissions sent to the paper where I write. I remember my own fascination with my name in print and I am hopeful that I will be able to give that feeling to others.

Some time to visiting a few websites. I have to be careful in my surfing, or it will become a form of procrastination. But I am targeting my visits. Steve, over at Heavy Metal Cowboy, reminded me about my purpose to serve. Commenting on websites and linking to those websites gives a boost to others without expectation of a personal return. That is the heart of service.

Now I realize that helping others not only change my focus, but it moves me along. I am doing things and doing is a big part of reaching my success. I challenge you to find someone else to help. Reach out and give a hand and let service become the focus of your day.

What will you do today to help someone else reach their success?

Kathryn Lang

#Hope builder. #Dream inspirer. Master of β€œit’s all about #relationships.” Aficionado of inappropriate laughter, Kathryn Lang believe we can all fly and works to help others find the time to make their dreams come true. She shares with people that are trying to walk the tightrope of family, work, and faith – and keep them all in the right balance. Contact Kathryn today to speak or teach at your next event.

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