- Everyone has a superpower, they just don’t always know it
- Questions to ask yourself to find your superpower
- How to turn your superpower into magic
I don’t care what anyone says, I believe that everyone has a superpower. I also think a lot of people suppress it often without realising it.
And the reason for that is, that it can often be too much effort to figure out what it is. As humans often we often lean towards comfort and away from pain – and finding your super power can at times be painful to work out.
Interestingly some people figure this out at a young age. To know what you want to do when you grow up, and while you’re at school can be a massive advantage because that will drive you the rest of your life.
We now see many aspiring young singers find their voice when they’re barely out of their cot. Some people also figure out that they want to follow in the footsteps of one of their parents, for instance know that they want to become a Marine soldier or even a ballet dancer!
With most people though it can take a long time to figure out what they love to do.
And that’s OK. There is no right or wrong here.
Questions to ask yourself to find your Superpower
If you’ve had the fortune of figuring out what your superpower is – happy days! But for those people still on the search here are some great questions that could help you uncover what that is:
- What do you do that you find comes most naturally to you?
Sometimes we don’t always realise or see what comes naturally to us – for that exact reason. For instance, I had no idea that I was great at motivating and teaching people because it’s just stuff that I love and comes straight from the heart.
Think about what you do that you really don’t think about doing, but that you do really well. Take note when someone says “Ah, that’s amazing”!
- What gives you a warm feeling inside when you do this?
Often when you do something you love it leaves you feeling warm inside. I love helping people see stuff they can’t otherwise see, so I kind of give them an Ah-ha moment.
I love it when that happens because it means I’ve really helped them. Think back to stuff you do that gives you that warm fuzzy feeling inside.
- What makes time feel like it doesn’t matter
You know times when you get carried away and you don’t realise where the time goes, and before you know it, it’s the end of the day “where did that day go?” OK, so next time that happens to you, just remember what you were doing that made the time go so quickly.
That will be one of your superpowers.
- What do you talk about a lot that people keep asking you about?
Oftentimes in conversation you’ll find yourself talking about stuff you love, and that you could talk for hours and hours about it. If I get asked about marketing, I could talk for literally hours about it.
My husband could talk for hours about guitars; my neighbour could talk for hours about boats… think of the last conversation you had that brought your passion to the surface.
- What would you do if money didn’t matter?
If you didn’t have to worry about money (one of the main excuses my clients use for not changing anything (and therefore not moving forward) – what would you do?
Some people go through huge impact in their life that to them, is so lifechanging, that nothing – not even money – stops them or holds them back from doing what they love. (Even Batman dedicated his life to keep the city free from dark people wanting to take over the world).
How to turn your Superpower into magic
Now that you’ve had a chance to look at what your superpowers could be, make a commitment to pursue them rigidly and consistently. Brian May from Queen was committed in his pledge to become the best guitarist and so played religiously. David Beckham did the same with becoming an incredible footballer. Becoming great doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time to build up the momentum.
This will amplify you and have you standing out from the crowd.
Remember, consistency and frequency combined with momentum will give you the edge.
So what’s holding you back now? What’s stopping you from being the best you can be at what you love to do?
And with an abundance of opportunities right now, there’s no better time to start!
I’d love to hear your comments!