I have spoken about the importance of mindset many times in these blogs however I have not focused so much on what is involved in a heartset. While mindset focuses on your thoughts and beliefs, heartset involves the deeper emotional connection to your purpose and the impact you have on others.
Gill Tiney, my guest from Focus on WHY episode 347 Heartfelt Connection, believes that all the solutions to the problems already exist in our world and that they are found through collaboration sharing that her purpose is to teach the world how to collaborate. Gill appreciates that she doesn’t have to do it all in one go. That she can do it one person at a time saying that it’s both a mindset and a heartset. That it’s a way of being that empowers you
In this fast-paced and often chaotic world, it is easy to lose sight of what truly matters and drift through life without a sense of purpose. However, by cultivating a purpose-driven mindset and heartset, you can tap into your inner motivations and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Living with purpose involves aligning your actions and choices with a deeper meaning or intention. It goes beyond mere success or external achievements and delves into the core values and aspirations that drive you. By identifying your passions, values and unique strengths, you can discover a sense of purpose that guides you towards a more fulfilling life.
While a purpose-driven mindset focuses on personal goals, a heartset of compassion expands your outlook to include the well-being of others. Cultivating empathy, kindness and a genuine concern for others not only enriches your relationships but also strengthens your sense of purpose. By embracing a heartset of compassion, you become a catalyst for positive change in your communities and the world at large.
Heartset helps you connect with your truest self and aligns your actions with your values. It allows you to tap into your emotions, passions and empathy ensuring that your pursuit of purpose is genuine and authentic.
Heartset fosters compassion and empathy towards others. When you approach your purpose with a compassionate heart, you not only benefit yourself but also uplift and positively impact the lives of those around you. It deepens your understanding of the interconnectedness of humanity and encourages you to contribute to the well-being of others.
Heartset provides the emotional fuel that drives you to persevere during challenging times. It helps you find the inner strength and motivation needed to overcome obstacles and setbacks. When your purpose is rooted in your heart, you develop the resilience necessary to navigate difficulties with determination and compassion.
Heartset enhances your relationships with others by fostering deeper connections. When you approach interactions with empathy and a genuine desire to understand and support others, your relationships become more meaningful and fulfilling. Heartset enables you to build a network of like-minded individuals who can support and inspire you on your purpose-driven journey.
Heartset brings joy and fulfilment to your life. When you engage with your purpose from a place of love and compassion, you experience a sense of fulfilment that goes beyond personal achievement. It allows you to find joy in making a positive difference in the lives of others and contributes to your overall well-being and happiness.
Incorporating heartset into your purpose-driven mindset enables you to approach life with authenticity, compassion, resilience and a deep sense of fulfilment. It connects you to our humanity and empowers you to create a more compassionate and meaningful world.
Applying a heartset is a continuous practice and may vary in intensity from situation to situation. It requires self-awareness and an ongoing commitment to cultivate and align your actions with your heart's deepest values and aspirations. By paying attention to these signs and experiences within yourself, you can gain a better understanding of when you are applying a heartset and make adjustments as needed.
This is what Gill is doing with Collaboration Global. Embracing both mindset and heartset, encouraging and empowering to do the same. Her heartset enables her to create heartfelt connection.
Focus on Heartset!
Action Point: Apply a purpose-driven mindset and heartset to live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.