I first heard that warning with the Jesuits. It was often used when someone talked about what they desired and hoped to do one day. A couple of months ago, after Typhoon Yolanda, we sat in our Monday meeting looking at our show, Green Living, and we asked ourselves: how does what we do, help move our country forward? Four weeks later, I got a … Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For
I went to see a friend one night because he seemed like he needed a friendly face to say hello to. So I went, shared a quick meal, exchanged a few kind words and sat down to watch a few songs from a band I knew. One of the songs was a cover of Eric Clapton’s “Change The World.” Something about that song always spoke … Continue reading If You Could, How Would You Change the World?
When I started teaching the class called “The Call to Leadership” in the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, the guy who designed the program told me to share my personal stories. As I ended the class this term, I found that I needed to tell them how I re-discovered my sense of purpose. “A former student of mine, she used to sit there where you … Continue reading I Forgot My Passion & Purpose
So you decided to follow that passion or set of passions but you don’t know how to do it. In the class I teach and in my own experience, this lack of a plan can be very disheartening. So what can you do? The natural instinct is to focus on making some form of plan – be it a business plan or career plan. … Continue reading Tell People & The Plan Will Come
This was a talk I shared during the IMMAP Digital Youth Conference in October 12, 2016. This was the first time I put down how I saw my 20 year journey of finding out what I really wanted to do and figuring out how to do it. ______________________________ What happens when you think about the things you are passionate about? Every time I’ve asked that … Continue reading From Passion to Purpose: My 20 Year Story
May 30, 2017 10:18 pm If you feel stuck when someone asks you what you’re passionate about, you’re not alone. Or crazy. Or lack some gene that allows you to get in touch with what drives you and gives you meaning. Naming your passions is actually a little hard to do. Why’s that? Passions and what drives us goes down deep into who we are. … Continue reading I Don’t Know What I’m Passionate About?