Ep. 117: Do you have a higher calling?

Season 3 | Episode 114
9m | May 8, 2023

In the episode "Do You Have a Higher Calling?" from the Small Business Startup Essentials Show, host Tom Clairmont delves into the profound concept of a higher calling and its potential to reshape your entrepreneurial path. Here's a summary of the key points covered in this captivating episode:

  1. Exploring a Deeper Purpose: Tom addresses that deep, unshakable feeling within us, suggesting that there's more to life than just the daily grind. He paints a vivid picture of a higher calling—a purpose that aligns with your values, ignites your passion, and allows you to leave a meaningful impact on the world.
  2. Defining a Higher Calling: Tom breaks down the concept of a higher calling without being preachy, drawing from his Christian roots and personal experiences. He emphasizes that it's about embracing a purpose that transcends personal gain and resonates deeply with your core beliefs.
  3. Creating a Movement, Not Just a Message: Tom's enthusiasm shines through as he discusses the difference between merely sharing a message and igniting a movement. He aspires to start a movement that's larger than life, driven by unwavering passion and capable of influencing the world on a significant scale.
  4. Inspiring Lasting Change: Tom encourages listeners to consider whether their message has the potential to be a catalyst for lasting change. He shares his dreams of launching a movement that brings about transformative effects, emphasizing the importance of making a meaningful impact.
  5. Recognizing Your Higher Calling: Tom provides relatable insights into recognizing a higher calling within yourself. He encourages listeners to identify ideas and causes that resonate deeply and compel them to take action.
  6. Amplifying Existing Ideas: Tom dispels the notion that creating a movement requires entirely new concepts. He illustrates how great leaders often amplify existing ideas with unwavering dedication, creating movements that shape history.
  7. The Potential for Transformation: Tom concludes by emphasizing that the potential for a movement lies within each individual. He invites listeners to become a force for positive change, whether by launching a full-fledged movement or by making meaningful contributions in their unique way.

This episode offers an inspiring and empowering exploration of purpose, passion, and the transformative impact that individuals can have on the world. Tom's down-to-earth approach, personal anecdotes, and heartfelt encouragement make it a must-listen for anyone seeking fresh perspectives on their entrepreneurial journey and a deeper sense of purpose.


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