Give Your Attention
Do you care about getting your social media numbers up? Do you want people to love and adore you?
The problem is that you’re focusing in the wrong direction.
Don’t concentrate on yourself or what you want from other people. Shift your focus to helping others. Make an impact on those who already appreciate you.
When that happens, more people will appreciate you. You’ll make their lives magical, and the success and admiration will come later.
For example, when Oprah comes out on stage she doesn’t say “Look at me. I’m great.” She puts her focus on her audience. She zooms in on others and does what she can to help everyone around her.
For this episode of 5 Minute Friday, I’m bringing back this segment from Elizabeth Gilbert.
She’s an American author, essayist, short story writer, biographer, novelist, and memoirist.
She is best known for her 2006 memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, which, as of December 2010, had spent 199 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.
She gives her insights on what she’s learned about the power of looking to serve rather than be served.
Discover all of that and much more, on Episode 645.