There is a gift in the suffering and for me that gift is the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of the people I serve, the community in which we live and the world at large. This is my driving need and it is always the answer to my core wound. The people who hire me are looking also to make a more positive impact and to do so we need to work together to solve a disengagement problem: disengaged customers, disengaged staff, disengaged investors.
I can suffer from the emotional pain of my own problems and challenges (including the ones I manufacture) or I can contribute to solving the same issues in the lives of the people I serve. Service is more meaningful and certainly more lucrative.