Posted on December 23, 2011 by Donna Price, Marketing Strategist & Business Consultant
Even if you haven’t seen the animated special, you’ve probably heard the story or the song. But here’s a recap if you’re unaware: The three Wise Men and the shepherds are heading to see the Baby Jesus, and the little drummer boy comes along for the ride. He is embarrassed when he has no gift to offer the newborn Savior.
Finally, he learns that his only skill – playing his drum – is enough.
Maybe you’ve felt this way: You take a skills assessment or strengths finder, or ask your friends and family what they turn to you for. The answers are less than stellar. Instead of being a powerhouse leader, or an inspiration, you come up as a great administrator, or… the Drummer Boy equivalent of today, a good listener. What are you supposed to do if you’ve got mad skillz as, say, a babysitter or folding paper airplanes? Can you possibly make a business out of that?
Well, the short answer is, yes, you can. Whatever your skill, there is a market for it. Follow these tips to make sure you find your business home:
When you have a gift, it is truly that – a present bestowed upon you. It is your responsibility to make the most of it and share it with others.
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