Last week I spoke at 3 different events and met some incredible people. Men and women alike who were gifted, intelligent and well-rounded. People who were wise and wanting more. I chatted one-on-one with several people after the events and discovered that most everyone had something in common…they wanted to learn, to grow, to achieve. The primary age group? Women over 40. We all have a lot in common in this age group and up. We grew up with an Apple being a fruit. Our phones hung on a wall or sat on a table. Computers were held in large rooms with vented floors, at least the ones we saw on television. And, “instant messaging” involved our mothers instantly making their point to us, usually in a loud voice.
So, how do we begin to understand this new world of technology? There is no handbook, at least not in a language that makes sense. Our kids and grand kids are growing up in a completely different era, light years from where we came from. How do we bridge the gap? It’s interesting that the most prominent group on Facebook is women from the ages of 40 and up. It’s only taken us 10 years to learn how to post a photo of our kids, grand kids, cats, dogs and casseroles. And guess what? Our kids have left Facebook and moved on to Twitter and Instagram!
Sadly, social media and technology are not just for social entertainment anymore. They are an absolute necessity for productivity and success. On a positive note, this is the greatest time in all of history to create, build and fulfill our life’s dreams. All of these gadgets used by our fingertips can be used for massive prosperity. Why is it that we have not taken advantage of this incredible opportunity? Because in some strange, subtle way, we have been “dumbed down”, playing games, posting photos and wasting a lot of time on nothing. What if your entire life could change with a little training, strategic planning and a more productive use of time. All you need to get started is a computer and a desire to learn.
What if I told you that you could have a completely different quality of life doing what you love and what you are gifted to do? If your first thought is “that’s impossible”, then you need a change of attitude. The only thing that keeps us down is FEAR. Everything negative usually involves some level of fear, doubt, insecurity…the “I can’t do it” mentality. I’m telling you that you CAN DO IT. The question you have to answer is, Do You Want To? Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, background, education…no excuses, if you are willing to learn, then you can start living a life of fulfillment. It’s all at your fingertips. I believe that God has a plan and purpose for each of us. I also believe that God has placed us in this place in history and His timing is perfect. We are exactly where we are supposed to be. I ask Him and trust Him to teach me, lead me and show me the treasures hidden in darkness (Isaiah 45).
I have a long story of my own journey. I bet you have a story too. But, it’s not over yet. Maybe it’s time for the next chapter, a new chapter. I’m starting several classes, seminars, videos, books and conferences that are designed to help those of you who want MORE from life. Have you been praying for more? I’m going to show you how to do things that you never thought possible. I’m going to teach you the basics to the advanced levels of using today’s technologies to change your life. I’m going to train you step by step in a program that I am calling “Life Casting: Plan-Prepare-Prosper”.
Stay tuned for updates and events. If you’d like to contribute or participate, please let me know. My personal email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t ever give up. Keep your dreams alive. I’ll be in touch soon.