Why You Lost Your Business Passion — And How To Get It Back

Almost all deeply meaningful creative endeavors goes through a similar journey.

You start out on fire. You’re high on passion and possibilities. You could not be more jazzed about your new _________  (business, job, relationship, workout regimen, spiritual practice, life philosophy, eating habit, etc.)

You won’t have to push yourself to keep going if you have a big enough vision to pull you ahead. Click To Tweet

This is that thing you’ve been waiting for. That life-changing pivot point that’s going to change e-v-e-r-y-thing. From the moment you wake up until your head hits the pillow, you’re obsessed with your new “love.”

But then, you hit a rough patch. Unexpected challenges and unforeseen complications take you off track. Suddenly, everything that was going so great has morphed into a hot, frustrating mess.

Your energy tanks. Doubt creeps in. You can’t help but think…

“Maybe this wasn’t such a great idea after all.”

Sound familiar?

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The Mental Exercise That Can Turn Wishes Into Reality

I’m always fascinated by a little “behind-the-scenes” action.

For example, I’ve loved hearing about all the mechanics that went into creating the Oscar nominated movie, Gravity.

Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘wouldn’t it be great if…’ and then do it. Click To Tweet

(Shout out to photographer Duane Michals for the tweetable inspiration.)

In general, I just really enjoy hearing how people come up with big ideas.

So today, I thought I’d take you behind-the-scenes in my own thinking process and share a simple but powerful tool we use on my team to spark our best creative ideas.

You can use this exercise for business or personal reasons (which is why I love it) and it’s especially fun to do with people you love.

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