Don’t you just love receiving notes of inspiration!
After a week of interstate travel and presentations, I arrived home last Friday night at 1am to an empty home.
But not an empty heart.
Even though my wife and three kids were away that weekend at a family function, they wanted to make sure that they “welcomed” me home.
Scattered throughout the house were these post-it notes written by my wife Jennifer and our 4 year old daughter Mabel.
Yes I was tired. Yes I felt drained. Yes (after lengthy flight delays) I felt a little defeated.
But it didn’t take long for my spirits to soar again.
No matter how tired, drained or even a little defeated we may feel, it’s nice to be reminded WHY we go through those tribulations.
These notes remind me of my purpose.
They remind me of what makes me truly happy.
They remind me that my efforts are making an impact and benefiting others.
They remind me that people care about what I do.
I fell asleep that night in a blanket of warm, loving and inspiring post-it notes (after I sent my wife a text filled with gratitude and inspiration).
When was the last time you received a message of inspiration?
Better yet …. when was the last time you gave someone a message of inspiration?
It doesn’t take much to remind someone that you noticed their efforts, that you support them and that you care.
In the world of banking and sales, times can get challenging but it’s important to stay motivated and inspired so you can authentically fulfill your purpose of helping others.
It’s nice to receive messages of inspiration. It’s nice to give them. But don’t forget to also write messages to yourself.
You got this. I’m proud of you!!
My then 12 year old daughter placed this post-it note on my laptop one night in 2015 when she knew I was staying up late to finish a business proposal. I have never removed it.
Have you kept all your notes of inspiration?
Article written by Joe Micallef – Sales Strategist & Coach – Grow UP Sales. For more advice on how to become a Sales Champion please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the webpage www.growupsales.com