Do you have a talent but it's going to waste?
Life got busy and your talent got buried in the bottom of a plastic container stored under the basement stairs.
Or maybe your talent is something you love but you don't think you're "good enough" to share with the world. You may think, "What if I embarrass myself? I should be able to take a leap of faith, but my faith is fleeting."
I understand where you are coming from. I loved to bake, especially cupcakes, but my decorating skills were questionable at best.
But I baked anyway and gave away my ugly cupcakes.
Then one day I asked a friend, who decorated beautiful cupcakes, to teach me how to make presentable cupcakes.
She showed up at my house, shared her talent with me, and within a few hours I learned how to give away a cupcake I'd no longer be embarrassed to give.
What's your talent?
*Can you sew? Maybe a friend needs new dress hemmed.
*Are you crafty? Maybe an event planner could use your craftiness to make decorations.
*Are you good with money? Maybe you can help a newly married couple create a budget.
*Do your friends rave about your organized home? Call a friend who is always stressed about disorganization and schedule a date to help her out.
I'm a firm believer that are talents were meant to be shared.
Take a minute to jot down your talent and think about who you can help. Reach out to them and offer your assistance. If they accept, schedule time on the calendar to share your talent!
If you can't think of anyone that needs your talent, post on social media, "Any of my friend's need help with (fill in the blank)?"
What talent will you share?
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About the Author:
Stephanie Jones and her husband, Mike, live in Northwest, IN and enjoy lake life and travel. Stephanie is the author of The Giving Challenge-40 Days to a More Generous Life (on sale NOW!), a speaker, life success coach, and a daily giver. Stephanie empowers people to change their life through giving.
You can contact Stephanie by email at Stephanie@GivingGal.com