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Using Your Gifts to Serve Everyone, Including Yourself with Helen Trickey (Episode #86)

If you want more life-balance and meaning, Helen Trickey’s message makes a great path appear. When you recognize what inspires you and discover your gifts, you will work happier, with your “purpose” at the center of your sense of well-being and progress.

Episode Highlights


About Our Guest

In this incredible conversation with Helen Trickey – managing partner & Chief Impact Officer at Conspiracy of Love, a global social impact company – we hear all about how to build a meaningful and innovative work-life while creating a positive impact on the planet. Helen is familiar with that, both personally and professionally, as someone who is called on for special projects at the UN and who has found a way to prioritize for happiness and success, and how to find people who make you feel like you are winning.

Let’s dig into using your gifts to serve everyone, including yourself!

Resources Mentioned:

Choose Love: Gifts with Heart

Good is the new cool: Principles of Purpose

Connect with Helen on LinkedIn. Make sure to visit Conspiracy of Love, the world’s most inspiring purpose consultancy!

Show Notes

[00:01 – 14:15] Opening Segment

  • Helen shares her background and work 
    • How she uses love to make changes in people’s lives
    • How the idea of Conspiracy of Love came up
      • A sense of purpose and genius 
  • Helen GPS’s concept (gifts, passions, and service)
    • Understanding her purpose and what she wants to do
    • Providing a space for people to grow and do great things
      • The sparking and moral revolution

[14:16 – 29:00]  Using Your Gifts to Serve Everyone, Including Yourself

  • Helen’s outlook on how the pandemic has transformed people’s priorities
  • Some people are healing a grieving 
    • The difference between empathy and sympathy
  • Why who you are with and who brings out the best matters
    • We all have different flavors 
      • Understanding what your flavor is and where your energy comes from
  • How you can find your allies 
    • Look out for people that make your world bigger
  • Helen’s experience being in diversified teams for years 

[29:01 – 46:08]  You Have the Choice of What You Give Your Attention to

  • There is a place on the internet created to bring out our best impulses and our collective genius. Visit Goodness Exchange and get unlimited access to exclusive news and bonus content!
  • Helen’s insights about deciding what problems you want to solve
    • Think about what you are passionate about and what inspires you
    •  How you can use your gifts to serve in the best way
      • Learn in with the cool
  • Do things that invite minds in people to connect with you
    • Find people who make you feel you’re winning 
  • Helen explains the ripple effect concept
    • Empowering people to be able to tell their history
    • All real change starts locally 
  • Surround yourself with people who can take the collective thinking and spread it to the next generation 

[46:09 – 50:59] Closing Segment

  • Decide what you give your attention to and put one foot in front of the other

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