Does your work leave you feeling drained or fulfilled? Many business leaders would definitely say “drained” and I certainly know the feeling. That is why I wanted to share something with you that could change that feeling.
Five-and-a-half years ago, I started Skyriver IT to change the IT industry and I am proud of our accomplishments to date. However, the first four years of building the business really drained me. From outside everything looked good, but on the inside I felt empty. We were so focused on our aggressive growth plans that our successes didn’t mean much, because we were constantly off to the next goal.
A little over a year ago, I was looking for ways for my work to be more fulfilling, and I started reading a book that a college friend had given to me some 10 years prior. This book is called Zhuan Falun and introduces a spiritual practice called Falun Dafa (www.falundafa.org). The principles of this practice touched my heart and I have incorporated them into my daily life and business practices.
The book explains that the universe is built on three main characteristics: