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Was I getting Fired or Being Freed? - with Sharon Pope

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Tell the Truth with Sharon Pope

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Tonight, we're talking all about struggles at the office....

“Anything or anyone that doesn’t bring you alive is too small for you.” David Whyte

It was around this time last year last I was called into my CEO’s office on a Monday morning and released from my position.

Getting fired is traumatic. Going home to tell your future husband that you just bought a home with that you no longer have a job, an identity or an income is sobering.

But here’s the truth….

My life had been talking to me for years, but I hadn’t been listening.

That job may have paid the bills, but it never fed my soul. It might have looked glamorous and impressive to others, but it actually made me smaller and dimmed my light.

What I couldn’t see then that is so crystal clear to me now is that on that bright, summer morning last year, I wasn’t only getting fired. I was being freed.

  • I was freed from the idea that in order to make a good living, I wasn’t permitted to make a good life.
  • I was freed from believing that I had to be miserable in my job for some period of time until I earned the right to be happy…someday.
  • I was freed from the belief that because this is all I had ever done that this was all I could ever do.

What happened on that Monday morning one year ago happened FOR me - not TO me.

  • That firing led me back to myself.
  • That firing led me to more meaning, more passion and more abundance in the last year than the last 20 years combined.
  • That firing led to my freedom.