But money is rarely a great leader. What does this mean? It means don’t set out to do something just for the money.
I was watching a documentary last night called “The Men Who Built America.” It’s a great show on the History Channel about the moguls who plucked the U.S. from a war-torn state in the late 1800’s and rocket-launched it into the future by building railroads, drilling for oil, and building with steel.
In the middle of the show, a quote stood out that went something like this:
“True entrepreneurs don’t ever set out to make money. They set out to win. And money follows winning.”
If you add value in a way that helps others WIN, money will follow. This made me think, what do I want to help people win at? No brainer — career. If you love what you do for a living, I win, because that’s what I was put on this earth to help people figure out how to do. In fact, we all win if you love what you do because your value-add is enhanced.
So who do you want to help win? Your organization? Your peer group? What do you want to help them win at?
The answer may be a backdoor way to discovering your passion.
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