How to be Epic


The Assignment

Teacher: “Illustrate what the word ‘epic’ means to you.”

Me: Loudly within my brain “Like, what?!!!!”

Errrrr … OK … no problem … I’ve got this.

And I think I did a pretty good job – for a non-artist 😁

But on a serious note, this exercise made me think of the clients who have what you would term as ‘unusual’ requests, i.e. for a service or product not readily available in your arsenal, but with some level of creativity you just might be able to pull off that sale.

Or the boss who presents you with a strange request outside of your skillset and which makes you pause for a bit as you wonder: can I or can’t I? How even?

Now as you can see, I cannot draw to save my life! I am the queen of stick men, women and animals, very square houses and slim stiff stalky trees. You might even get a cat, fish or dog from me on a good day.

All that being said, I am yet to get a grade on this assignment and I may not even pass BUT I would have tried my best AND I would have delivered!

Here’s the bottom line:

We shouldn’t ever be limited by what we think we cannot do, because we can do anything we want to; we just have to find a way to execute when asked to do something we have never tried before or which lies outside of our comfort zone. Sometimes we might even discover that there is more than one way to get the job done because if we look hard enough, we will see that there is so much potential and opportunity waiting for us to stand out and be epic!

But do you agree? Are you going to be epic or un-epic? Not a word but you know what I mean so leave me your thoughts in the comments and let’s start a conversation … because our #wordsmatter.

Closing wish

May the creative potential of everyone reading this post live long and prosper 🙌

PS: I have NO problem whatsoever with you sharing my ‘Picasso’ across your network; it is what it is and people need to laugh as much as possible these days anyway 😁

#humour #newskillset #growth #possibility #inspiration #creativity #storiesmatter #listenlouder

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galeweithers

Barbadian mother and lover of laughter; story teller and best-selling author; happy to follow God's lead and to live my mantra: "you've gotta be a rainbow in the lives of others when it rains."

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