Updated: Feb 11, 2021
I know my calling is to help others discover what they were born to do. I feel it deep down in my soul. I’ve got dreams of writing books, speaking on stages, and inspiring millions.
But that doesn’t mean I’m always doing it. There are times I feel stuck, busy bringing in business and doing client work but not out there doing what I feel called to do.
I think it’s because I’m partly trying to figure out the plan so much in advance that I get stuck. My nature is to want to know, so I draw up roadmaps and plot my course, but then I scrap that plan because another possibility comes to mind. Maybe it’s because all of the chess I played throughout high school where it’s required to know your next 20 moves.
Sometimes we entrepreneurs know what our calling is, but we’re stuck on taking the next steps to bringing it all to life. The busyness of owning and running the business prevents us from taking the first steps.
Some of us have our 9-5 jobs, but our dreams keep calling us to the freedom of pursuing what we feel we were really born to do.
Here’s what we do know:
- God has a purpose for us as an entrepreneur.
- We know exactly what He’s called us to do! (if you don’t know, then you first need to pick up my book Discovering Your Calling as an Entrepreneur).
We also know there’s a plan because God says so in His word:
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord , “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future". (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV)