As the old saying goes, "No man is an island." Although purpose is deeply personal, it doesn't show up as an individual pursuit. It is always a collective one. To live your purpose you have to take it into the world, beginning with your relationships, families and community. As a Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur, you are by definition a community builder because you have to engage customers, team members and investors in your life of service, of creating the world in accordance with your vision.
Your community will be comprised of folks who have a shared purpose, who meet with intention, folks who can accurately express what they see and help you navigate the challenges on your path. This is something quite different than connecting with old friends in a bar or a book club, but an intentional effort to listen, support and help transform each other. These communities usually have a defining experience that unites them, such as being alumni of a program or course or war, or are committed to a similar purpose in the world, e.g. peace, justice, sustainability. By intentionally joining or forming these communities, you will have a solid foundation of support, to listen to you, keep you on purpose, empower you, transform you and push you to grow and excel in all that you do.
Often, Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs identify certain members in their community as mentors, wise people who help them succeed on their path. These can be your parents and grandparents, but they can just as easily be peers or people younger than you. These trusted advisors, mentors, and guides in your communities and profession can help you see yourself, your gifts, your purpose and your blind spots more clearly. These mentors are an invaluable resource, as they have gone through many of your same challenges, deepened their own purpose over time, and have the light within them to shine upon your path. Mentor energy also imbues you with a sense of the possible, when you commit to living purposefully in your life and career, you too cultivate wisdom to share with others on their path of purpose.
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To create your purpose-aligned life and purpose-driven world changing venture, please apply for The P4 Program, a 3-month venture accelerator and lifelong community of Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurs. If you register before February 28th, you'll get the LIVE course, Psi-Omega, a 6-week deep immersion into your purpose, a $347 course, absolutely free. Taking Psi-Omega (March 1 - April 13) before the P4 Course (May 1 - July 30) is the perfect way to deepen your connection to your purpose, so you can then take the P4 Course and accelerate your purpose-driven venture!