One Summer day the two of them were enjoying their bicycles outside riding, jumping, leaving the longest tire marks possible, when they decided to take off up the road they lived on. Their mother knew they were outside and wasn’t to concerned. They were very good at entertaining themselves and keeping safe.
After awhile, Forrest comes back inside, fixes a bowl of cereal and sits down in the living room to watch television. After about 10 or 15 minutes, my aunt walks into the living room with a look of curiosity, and asks Forrest, “Where is David?”
Forrest replied, “I don’t know, the last time I saw him they were putting him into the back of the ambulance.” A bit annoyed that his cereal eating was interrupted, he went back to eating his cheerios.
Of course my aunt took off running out the front door and down the street. It turns out Forrest really had no reason to be concerned. His brother was alive. He had only received a broken arm from the car that hit him on his bike.
Today is Day 4 of Spirit Week at Dave Ramsey’s office,celebrating the new show on the Fox Business Channel and today is “News Day”. We were to come dressed up as our favorite news anchor or someone/something in the headlines (since we’re doing a news show).
I won’t bore you with picture of me today. I simply came as a MattelTM action figure that was made in China. However, there was another performance by one of our team members Chris. He came as a weatherman.
Today is celebrity day here at Dave Ramsey’s Office. We are celebrating Dave’s new show on the Fox Business Channel. Our team decided to dress up as characters from NBC’s The Office. I am not sure how I got voted to be Rainn Wilson’s character Dwight Schrute since I am nearly bald, but I did the best I could. Here I am.
Also, here is a performance of Steve Carrell’s character Michael Scott, performed by our own Chris Russell.
Today at the office it is hillbilly day. The reason for hillbilly day, is the fact that we are celebrating spirit week all week in honor of Dave’s new show on the Fox Business Channel. So we’ve heard…that people in New York think we are just a bunch of HillBillys from Tennessee.
So, to get my day started off on the right foot, my son dressed up in is overauls for school. On our way there, with the rain coming down, we turned up Alison Krauss and Union Station and danced to No Place to Hide. Here’s my boy cutting the rug from his car seat. Sorry it is so dark.
There was one particular part of the book that I appreciated most. I hear so many people talk about setting sail and finding what they are passionate about. Well, I doubt at this point that I’m going to be an NFL kicker starting at age 30 and other than that I am not sure about my passions. That’s why what Calloway says, hit home with me and I couldn’t have said it better. So, I’ll just let him say it.
“One thing that has always irritated me is this idea that if you “follow your passion,” the window of heaven will open up and shower you with success and peace of mind and life will be a bowl of self-actualized cherries…..My problem is that I’m not completely sure what my passion is when it comes to work….what I’m truly passionate about is my family and friends. Maybe I’m a slacker at heart. My passion lies in hanging out with people I like.
Rather than quit work and go on a sabbatical to discover some burning career passion, which, by the way might be just the ticket for some people, I’ve decided to go all in with my work because, well, it’s my work. Seriously. I decided that whatever work I do can be a source of fulfillment and even joy, depending on the extend to which I go all in with it.” (p72)
Doing my job well, regardless of what it is, very much gives me my since of fulfillment.