Daily Wisdom Words

OPPORTUNITIES

OPPORTUNITIES

WHEN OPPORTUNITIES PRESENT THEMSELVES, THEY AREN’T ALWAYS GLARING or OBVIOUS…Sometimes opportunities present themselves in small ways.  Perhaps you’re looking for a job and have been for a while.  You might see “pieces” of an opportunity before the full opportunity is revealed, or you might miss the opportunity presented altogether.  Often, opportunities start of as a “hint” or show just part of what will fully be revealed over time.  What does this mean to us? 

Opportunities are often missed because we first did not clearly ask or affirm what kind of opportunity we are searching for.  Opportunities come into clear focus when they are presented only if we have asked for them to begin with or are open to them.  We miss opportunities often because of our awareness level to recognize one.  One way we can be more cognizant when opportunity knocks is to ask the Universe or God for what opportunity we need to start off with.  Asking for the right kind of opportunity we want is most important.  This is the same as setting goals and writing them down on paper.  The more specific we are with our goal or the opportunity we want, the clearer we are able to see these opportunities when they are revealed. 

I remember when I still worked in New Home Sales.  I had been on two different interviews for a community sales manager position for new home builders.  The two companies I interviewed with,  I was sure were the opportunities I had asked for.  My thinking with this kind of career at the time was to avoid builders with too much red tape and corporate structure which can be done by working for a smaller builder. Long story short, one company called me back for a second interview.  The other company didn’t call back at all, and after I left a message with the hiring manager, I was told they offered the position to someone else. 

I began questioning myself and ability.  I knew I had a good resume, with good references, but it seemed to me the universe was not making it any easier.  I had set my goals in writing as I am suggesting we do now.  Remember, I also was specific as possible with what kind of job opportunity  I was looking for. 

A few days later, driving down the road, I noticed a small stick sign advertising condominiums for sale with a local, smaller builder.  I scribbled down the number and tracked down the sales manager to ask if they were hiring.  I was told, “yes, a position just opened up”.  Oddly, it was in a community I had driven by close to my house and it would be working for a smaller builder.  I interviewed, and was hired the next day.  The next five years I broke sales records I never thought could happen and met so many interesting, amazing people. 

After getting the job, I bumped across my notebook used to do my affirmations and goal setting.  Ironically, I had specified  in my wording that I would get a job with a smaller builder.  This company was perfect for me .  I had five years of fortune until health issues forced me to retire from the industry itself.  I want you to remember my story and lessons in it.  First, I set a specific goal or affirmation and wrote this affirmation over and over.  By doing this, I was continually reaffirming my belief that the right opportunity for the right kind of builder would be my opportunity, because I was specific with my goal or affirmation.  I never would have noticed the small stick sign to my left on the sidewalk nearest the road I happened to be driving on.  I never would have even thought to look with this company because they were smaller, just as I specified, so I had not heard of them to research.  The smaller builder, (specified in my affirmation), was preparing to list the position open nearest my home, but had not yet done so.  

Everytime I feel hopeless about something within reason I want to manifest, I still write this goal or affirmation over and over.  The opportunity I asked for would never had been noticed if I wasn’t hypersensitive to what I was specifically asking for.  We miss opportunities daily.  It is often because an opportunity is not always clear or we are not clearing our minds to notice the “hint” we get for the potential opportunity. 

Thanks so much for reading.  Samantha Leboeuf

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Samantha Leboeuf-founder/daily wisdom words, LLC
Founder: Daily Wisdom Words, LLC. I love Poetry and am an Author as well.   There is a lot of meaning in the title of my book, Daily Wisdom Words, Volume l. My previous experience is in Sales and Marketing. Previously, I was in charge of Development through the Marketing and Sales of New Homes' in new home communities for close to 20 years.  I was a licensed Real Estate Broker selling/listing homes in the Colorado market.  While doing this, I hosted a cable network show called, "From Trees to Keys", my portion for Colorado Living Inc.. I enjoyed creating interview questions, working for Developers of New Home Communities, hosting Live on actual construction sites, describing and displaying on television camera various stages of construction as the home was built from start to finish. I interviewed various land developers, New Home Builders, Real Estate Brokers, and other people in the Real Estate Business for one year. Previous Experience: I was licensed through the "Securities and Exchange Commission" as a Principal for Limited Partnerships and sold them as well. I held a Series 22, 63, as well as License, to manage a brokerage firm called a series 39. I enjoyed running a small branch office of an Oil and Gas Company in Colorado for approximately one year. Hobbies: I have always loved Poetry and Writing.  I was declared "Permanently Disabled" due to Breast Cancer and CRPS-(Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome).  I began focusing on my writing. I volunteered for an online poetry community,  "Realistic Poetry" for approximately six months. I decided to start Daily Wisdom Words, LLC after volunteering for an online poetry community and thinking of ways that I would improve this concept and offer something for every KIND of #Writer:  Authors, Bloggers, Poets, Songwriters, Original Quote Creatives, and short story writers. I have two grown children, a son, 33, and a daughter 31,  who lives in Idaho with her husband. They have a son, my first grandchild who will be three years old, soon!  They welcomed their second child, Easton Jay into the world, 5/4//2021. Updates are necessary as my son is now married to my lovely daughter-in-law who is awesome.  She just gave birth to their first son on 5/5/2021, who is so beautiful having the name Logan James Leboeuf. This is her and my son's first child.  Hard to believe their child has a birthday one day ahead of my daughter and son-in-law's second child, Little E.  So exciting!!  I love children! Thanks so much for reading!  We humbly love this community and the members who are part of it. We think of ourselves as a family, and every member makes up part of it.  Please view our website, dailywisdomwords.com fully as it is constantly changing!!  We are always adding new prompts, and new content, and are so very proud to be debuting with our first podcast, "Daily Wisdom Words Podcast."  Episode #101 with Dr. Dream, Kelly Sullivan Walden.  She will be our first guest.  Please watch as it airs 6/12/2021 June 12, 2021 9:00 am pacific time.  Thank you in advance if you are new to daily wisdom words, and welcome to the family. Samantha LeBoeuf
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