097: Locating the Balance Between Effort and Surrender
“Striving” sounds powerfully positive and even necessary for optimal business success…to be filled with determination and tenacity! But striving can also mean to struggle vigorously. So when does this positive quality shift into anxiety and turmoil?
Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing. Your transformation into the person you were destined to be, and the fulfillment of your deepest purpose, happens on the other side of surrender. William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army, said that “The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.”