Inconsequential – definition: of little or no importance : insignificant
In the grand scheme of things we are insignificant to the majority of the population of the world. However, if we believe this within a more local perspective, it can block the opportunities awaiting us. Being open to prospects in whatever form they present themselves, can, and doe,s widen our ‘range’.
Take for example an email sent to my writers group late last year. The local council asked if a creative writer could assist them in structuring a new vision statement. I was the only one to offer her services, surprisingly. To cut a long story short, I worked with a consultant and a new vision was produced. My reward, apart from the fee, was to attend the unveiling at a very posh luncheon and to receive a personal thank you letter from the Mayor. If I had not offered my services none of this would have happened. Sometimes we just have to take a deep breath and go for it.
Since then I have written several articles on behalf of non-profit organisations and am always on the look out for the next request. I even made a desk plaque which says New Opportunities.
So why not take some advice from the quote below and understand each person has a significant affect on those around them. It may be a small part of the world we effect but that is all right. After all we can not be everything to everyone.
Do you keep your options open?