I’ve been thinking about this idea of calling lately. Finding your passion. Adding value to those around you. Impacting the world through your unique gifts.
But all of that takes a lot of time and a lot of work. It can be mind-boggling and throw us into a frenzy. In reality, we really need to slow down and do two things — listen and ask questions.
I had the honor of writing two guest posts this week for 300 Words a Day — an amazing blog from my friend, Jon Swanson. I recently read “The Art of Work” by Jeff Goins, and Jon asked me to write two separate reflections on the book and my experience reading it.
The first is a general reflection on the book itself. Here you go:
Listening for Calling
A guest post by Aaron Charles. You love stories. You know how I know that? Because we all love stories. From fairy…
The second is a personal reflection on the main idea I pulled from the book. Check it out here:
Asking the right question.
A guest post by Aaron Charles. Have you ever felt stuck? You're constantly plugging away, yet the whole time you're…
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Aaron Charles is a writer and marketing account executive from Indiana. You can connect with him on Twitter, Medium or Instagram. Aaron and his wife Sarah run a Medium publication called Cooking With Sarah that documents their weekly cooking adventures.