• Onyeka Abengowe MBA, MS, CNMT, LGBH, CTC,CBN

How to get clarity to create your desired career and lifestyle

Updated: Feb 2

Do you know your purpose? Do you know what you are called to do? Having clarity of purpose is 75% of what you need to achieve success. Having clarity exponentially increases your chances of succeeding in anything you do. Without it, you are setting yourself up for failure and disappointment.


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"I have been working very hard and yet nothing seems to be working!!"

Does this sound like you? Do you know your purpose in life? Do you know what you want? Have you taken time to think about what you are meant to do? If you have not, then this post is specifically for you. Read on to get the clarity you need to reach that goal that has long eluded you.


"Getting clarity is the most important step in everything we do. Without clarity, we get distracted and pursue every shiny object that comes our way, leading to discouragement and feeling of failure when our expectations are not met."

What is Clarity?


Clarity is knowing what you want and why you want it. To get clarity, you need to know what you are called to do, your purpose in life and who you are meant to be. Getting clarity is the most important step in everything we do. Without clarity, we get distracted and pursue every shiny object that comes our way, leading to discouragement and feeling of failure when our expectations are not met.


Lack of clarity is the reason people chase after other people's dreams instead of their own dream. How many times have you been promised a BLUEPRINT of how to be successful at what someone else is doing? Did it yield your expected results? Maybe it worked for the first few months and you just could not keep up or you lost interest. Something must be wrong. You skipped a very important step!


Here are the facts:


  • You do not need anyone to convince you to become an Amazon seller, or a life coach or anything else for that matter.

  • You do not want to invest your time and money on things you have no business doing, just because it worked for someone else.

  • You do not want to be stuck trying to live out someone else’s dream.

  • No matter how many BLUEPRINTS or TEMPLATES you are given, you will not be successful in it unless it is your calling.

  • You are in the driver's seat of setting and pursuing your own dream.

  • You give yourself a better chance at succeeding when it is your own dream.


How to get clarity


Getting clarity is a process. It takes some work, but it is well worth it!

No one else can do this work for you because you are the best person to do it. It is your life, no one else knows you better than you, unless you are lying to yourself. If you commit to self-truth, you will lay a solid foundation for building your desired business, career and lifestyle.


Here are 8 questions that will help you get clarity about who you are and what you are called to do.


  1. What are you good at?

  2. What do you enjoy doing?

  3. What are you passionate about?

  4. What gets you motivated to wake up every day?

  5. Does the world need it?

  6. Can you get paid doing it?

  7. What is your mission in life?

  8. What do you want to be remembered for?


Congratulations if you already have answers to these questions!

You have done 75% of the work you need to be successful. You just need guidance to figure out the remaining 25%. There are resources to help you fill that gap. As a skillsdevelopment and careercoach, I am here to guide you through the process of discovering your purpose and taking the necessary steps to establish and achieve your career and lifestyle goals.


If you have not yet asked yourself these questions, you do need to take the time to answer them. Having the answers to these questions will make a lot of difference in how you make career and life decisions.


No matter where you are in the quest to establish your career and lifestyle goals, it is my mission to help you get the clarity and purpose you need to set the right goals for you, pursue them and achieve success.


Where are you in your journey? Tell me about it!

Got questions or comments? Send them in!

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you create a fulfilling career and lifestyle!