Talents ares seeds. Seeds are first planted in the soil.They are then nurtured and watered so that they can grow well.The planted seeds have to be nurtured for a time for it to become a full grown tree .It is only when the seed has become a full grown tree that it can bear fruits.
People are attracted to fruits and not the trees.fruits do not go looking for people .People go looking for fruits.That is the summary of what it will take to use your talents to grow your wealth.The seeds are your talents.The planting and nurturing are the processes you have to go through to find and develop your talent.Eventually the fruits of all these activities will draw people to you.
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This blog post will walk you through how to use your talents to create your wealth
WAYS TO IDENTIFY YOUR TALENTS
The greatest questions that people always ask is how they can discover or know what their exact talents are.The most important thing to know is that your talents are hidden inside of you..
In this section ,I will list 4 ways to identify your talents easily.
What I am going to write actually took me years to discover and practice.Each of us come into this life with unique talents .The truth is that each of us has a specific purpose for being here.The hidden talents we have,is also specific to that purpose.
4 PRACTICAL WAYS TO KNOW YOUR TALENTS
As you go through life,you will find yourself drawn to certain activities and things you find yourself doing with minimal efforts.Therein lies the keys to identifying your gifts. 4 practical ways to identify your talent
1.What did you like doing as a child? Sit back and take a sheath of paper and try to remember what you dreamed to become as a child.Make sure you write every thing that comes to mind.
2.What do you like doing as an adult that gets you excited enough to keep on doing it and lose track of time?
3.Pray to God that made you unique ,to show you what talents he has deposited inside of you and also how to use these talents for the benefit of mankind .
4.As your friends and family what they think your strength is and what they have observed as your weaknesses.
HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE NOT LIVING OUT YOUR TALENT.
I felt it will be also good to know when you are not living out your talents.If waking up in the morning fills you with depression ,then you are doing what you hate.If you keep looking at the time at your place of your work wondering why the clock is so slow ,then you are not living out your talents.If sewing is what you love doing,then sew .Dont be a secretary.
If cooking is your passion,then learn everything that has to do with cooking,and master it.
HOW TO USE YOUR TALENT TO CREATE WEALTH
Now that we know how to find out our talents. We know when we are living a life outside what we were created to do.The next question is, how can we use this talents for the benefit of mankind and to create wealth?
The ability to use your talents to create wealth normally starts with a change in your mindsetThis is for you,if you are reading this, and you are employed.If the job is just to make ends meet and pay your bills then you need to first develop an entrepreneurial mindset .
Your mindset is what will keep you going .Creating wealth with your talent is not an event.It is an ability to know your purpose and work towards fulfilling that purpose.The journey from finding your talent and actually creating wealth involves several stages.
DIFFERENT WAYS TO REFINE YOUR TALENT.
1.PRAY EVERY DAY FOR GODS direction on how to to use your discovered talents productively.I have been doing this for years now and still do this everyday.This will give you a foundation and a sense of direction for the next step.
2.INVEST IN YOUR TALENT .Take courses related to your talent .There are a lot of free courses in the internet .All you have to do is to search for the one suitable for your talents. Example is Google garage a free course site.You could also try paid course sites like skill share.
3.SET SHORT TERM GOALS and try to meet those goals.When I started doing some online courses,I used to set aside 2 hours a day after work to study.I tried to manage my time and stick to that goal.
4.PREPARE FOR FAILURE .This may sound like a dooms day prediction.what you are prepared for does not take you by surprise.Failure is not a problem.The inability to get up and move on is the problem.Success comes with a price but
5.USE YOUR JOB TO FINANCE YOUR WORK.The bibles definition of WORK is to become what you were created to become.Your JOB IS WHAT YOU LEARNED IN SCHOOL AND IS PROBABLE WHAT YOU ARE USING TO EARN INCOME. Your work on the other hand is your gift.
DO BOTH YOUR JOB AND YOUR WORK. Plant your seed in the morning and keep busy all afternoon, for you don’t know if profit will come from one activity or another—or maybe both Ecc. 11 vs 16.Go to your job in the morning.Work on refining your talent in the evening.
THE SECRET TO GROWING WEALTH WITH YOUR TALENT.
The key to growing wealth is first of all NOT TO SEEK AFTER WEALTH.Try first to become a person of value.the more valuable you become,the more successful you will be.Money is always attracted to value.The more value you give yourself,the more the world will pay for that value.
To become valuable, you need 3 things.SIGNIFICANCE,UNIQUENESS AND ORIGINALITY. You become significant by becoming a person of influence.This comes when you are doing something that will attract people to you.ORIGINALITY is doing something specific that others are not doing.UNIQUENESS is doing something in a way that others are not doing .These you can acquire by focus, persistence, and continuous learning in your area of gifting.