In life, each day offers opportunities to live, to improve, and to impact others. By nature, women have been mandated to bring life into this amazing world. It is therefore important for women to understand how they can live their purpose to break the bias. Nevertheless, this is the onset of the great purpose entrusted in every woman. Therefore, to be a woman is much more than bringing forth life but equally important is for every woman to live her purpose because that is what brings out her inner strengths and abilities to impact her world.
“It is in your interest as a woman to be focused, to be ambitious, to be willing to learn, to work hard, to build a good support system, and to be able to use your network to improve yourself. To every woman of purpose out there, remember that your aspirations must be driven by yourself, and they are possible to achieve if you are determined and willing to work hard to achieve them
Furthermore, every purposeful WOMAN must build her FAITH and RESILIENCE. It is a tough world and for anyone to succeed in achieving any GOAL or OBJECTIVE, requires you to be resilient. Living your purpose and breaking any bias would require a woman to have faith, even when the outcome of a situation seems impossible or even when others do not believe in you. Firstly, believe in yourself, believe in your abilities, believe that as long as you keep pushing and working hard, it is possible to achieve your GOALS. Equally important is to build your mental toughness. This helps to rise above challenges or difficulties and to draw strength when needed.
Be determined to improve
Moreso, a determined mind with the desire to grow, to improve, and to become better each day must be the focus of any woman who wants to live her purpose. This is needed because you may aspire to a GOAL, but until you are determined and focused to do what it takes to achieve that, it will continue to be an ordinary wish. Always remember no one or nothing can stop a woman with a determined mind to live her purpose to impact her world. This is because she would use her God-given abilities and the support system she has to get to where she wants to see herself irrespective of life’s challenges.
Be ready to impact your world
Finally, a Woman of Purpose must also be ready and willing to impact her world. It is a fact that those who are remembered and celebrated are the ones who lived to do something irrespective of how little, to impact others. A woman of purpose is also a woman who lives her vision to impact her world. It is great to improve, grow and live your vision but it is equally a blessing to do something that will bring a change or transform others. A woman of purpose reaches out to others who may be in need because she knows how to use her abilities to support others.
The world indeed offers opportunities to any woman who position’s herself, and it is therefore imperative that every woman of purpose must desire to take such offers. It is in your interest as a woman to be focused, to be ambitious, to be willing to learn, to work hard, to build a good support system, and to be able to use your network to improve yourself. To every woman of purpose out there, remember that your aspirations must be driven by yourself, and they are possible to achieve if you are determined and willing to work hard to achieve them. A woman of purpose is a woman who is willing to do what it takes to overcome any challenge or any bias (of any form) in order to become her DREAM.
Happy International Women’s Day to you all my fellow resilient and purposeful women.
Written by: Abigail E. Otabil
Author, Business Coach & Corporate Trainer, Women’s Advocate & Founder of Womchild Foundation