When exploring newly formed network connections, you’ve first got to gain the trust of those in the network. If you’re only there to complete your business task, it’s obvious to others and doesn’t engender trust at all.
Take the time to care about the people from whom you’re trying to gain inspiration. That requires sharing a part of yourself and being more vulnerable.
It's safe to say that everyone can use a little inspiration now and then. Correction, make that everyone can use a little inspiration daily. To be inspired is such a positive emotional experience that it should be cherished, nurtured and remembered. But how do you find inspiration in the first place?
While this definition is pretty specific, stories actually resemble a variety of things. This graphic from ReferralCandy helps outline what stories and are not. Storytelling is an art form as old as time and has a place in every culture and society. Why?
Yoga Inspiration: Think about ahimsa, the principle of nonviolence. You're probably not actively dumping dioxin into rivers or otherwise behaving in a blatantly violent way toward the environment, but are there smaller ways in which you do more harm to the planet than you'd like?