Obstacles can do two things in our lives. They can beat us down and make us into a resentful, selfish villain – always complaining about what we didn’t get, grabbing for whatever we can take from the world. Or challenges can make us Hero Minded – as we leap over them and build our strengths and empathy.
Before you are ready to do big things, you must say yes to the small things. Practicing a shift in mindset gets us ready when things get epic. More on that in a bit.
It’s so much better than x-ray vision.
Hero minded people see the bigger picture – beyond their own sphere of knowledge, geography, influence and even lifetime. They maintain awareness of those on the other side of the world and the far reaches of time. They don’t just see “what’s in it for me?” — they see what’s at stake for others. Continue reading How Hero Minded Vision Fuels Action See beyond yourself and your lifetime