You may think that you have to be a self-sacrificing saint to become a Change Maker. That’s not true!
Here are 5 good reasons for selfish people to pursue change:
- You meet amazing people
I’ve met some of my favourite people in the course of pursuing change. These people have courage, determination and amazing stories. They live all over the world, so I have somewhere to stay wherever I go!
- You gain a sense of purpose
I’m sure you’ve heard the old saying “it’s better to give than to receive”, but you might not know that research shows it to be true. Focussing on something bigger than yourself is really good for your outlook on life.
- You find belonging
When you start going after change, you discover others who carry the same desire. You realise that you’re not alone in the world but actually belong to a likeminded tribe of people.
- You learn to turn your dissatisfaction into action
A healthy sign of maturity is being able to convert your frustrations into action. Being a change maker means learning to do this well and to communicate it effectively to others.
- You leave a legacy
When you invest in something bigger than yourself, and connect with others who share the same passions, you ensure that your investment isn’t wasted, that you will leave your mark on the world.
That’s my list. Can you think of any other selfish reasons for becoming a Change Maker?