It was this time last year that I made a decision to no longer be depressed, lost, and confused. I decided that I wanted to make a real lasting change in my life. I decided that I wanted to figure out what Sam Vail wanted for Sam Vail, not what his family wanted, his friends wanted, his employer wanted, or society wanted for him. It was this time last year where I decided to look inside myself, sometimes a scary task, and come to grips with what was wrong with me and what I needed to do to fix it. I did “The Most Profitable Thing You Can Do” (the title of my first ever blog). I made a decision to find my life but to also lose it at the same time. I wanted to get a grip on what my hearts desires were, to truly understand them and to fully understand what I was good at and how I could bring those gifts to the world. I wanted to begin to get a grip on the meaning and purpose for my life. At the same time I wanted to get lost in that purpose. I wanted to follow what my heart was telling me in spite of what others thought, and see where it took me. I can tell you my life is completely different now than it was then.
This last year, I’ve lost 30lbs and am in the best shape I’ve been in for five years. I started a business and a brand. I started a blog that had over 3,300 views in over 25 countries. I impacted dozens of lives for the better and coached people from all over the world on how to find their purpose. I posted video that had over 22,000 views in total. I gained incredible leadership experience coaching for a high school and college soccer team. I got the opportunity to work for the US Mens Soccer Team. But most importantly I have become more self aware of what my life’s purpose and mission is. I have grown personally more this year than in any year of my life.
Maybe a year ago this time I was like you are now, lost, lacking clarity, frustrated, and depressed. Do you feel like you are working hard but getting no where? Do you feel like you are doing everything in your life to please others but nothing to please yourself? Do you feel unclear on the purpose for your life? Are you unfulfilled on a daily basis? These are all things I felt a year ago and I had been feeling them for quite some time. It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t fun. But I got through it and so can you. I took myself through a process that I call “The Most Profitable Thing You Can Do.” This process began to give me clarity on what I truly wanted. Much of what we want is clouded by the pressure of friends, family, and society. What if you could fight through that cloudiness and dive deep inside your heart and become clear on what it is YOU want for your life? God gives you the desires of your heart. He doesn’t give you those to tease you with them, he gives you those because he wants you to have them and experience them. However you can’t hit a target you haven’t set. If you are feeling similar to how I felt a year ago I want to give you the formula to make 2018 the best year of your life like 2017 was for me.
First, you must get clarity on what it is YOU want for your life. I emphasize “you” because most of us determine what we want based on what society, our parents, and the people around us want for our lives.
Second, get clear on and pin point what you are good at. We all have different gifts that have been given to us and those gifts are directly aligned with our purpose. We all are born below average at most things but born above average at one or two things. Those one or two things are our gifts.
Third, once you have gained clarity on what you want and what your gifts are you must begin to bring those gifts to the world through an actionable plan that aligns with a vision for what you want in your life. You need to do this immediately because the longer you wait the faster this new found clarity will disappear.
I created a process called “The Most Profitable Thing You Can Do.” This process will help you gain clarity on what you want, what your gifts are and ultimately what your purpose is. This is the exact process I used to make 2017 the best year of my life and the exact process I have used to help coach people to their purpose. I know that if you do it, at the very least you will gain more clarity on what you were created for. We all have specific gifts that are unique to only us that we are supposed to do everyday to bring incredible value to the world around us. I don’t know what yours is, I just know you have it.
Please reach out and I will walk through every step of this process with you to make sure 2018 is your best year yet!