Taking the Leap with Rachel G. Scott

James Rosseau

Episode Summary

Beyond the Comfort of Your Corporate Position into your Life’s Purpose When God gives you a vision, He doesn’t give it to a committee, he gives it to a single individual. However, fear of what others may think will often hinder us from making certain decisions, such as leaving a profitable high ranking job for a more community focused mission, moving to a new state, or taking care of a loved one. Join this conversation with James Rosseau as we discuss how and when to roll up your sleeves, go beyond your current position, and serve your purpose to the world. James Rosseau is the Founder and CEO of The Corelink Solution, a non-profit that’s committed to empowering people to reach their potential. The organization delivers learning programs through the brand and faith-based media platform Holy Culture. His passion is to empower youth to understand, release, and maximize their potential. James talks about how he chose not to be caught up in the demands of a corporate position to the detriment of his purpose. He explains that roles and positions are seasonal and the importance of not letting job titles or positions, which are temporary, stop us from serving our purpose, which is eternal. If you feel that God is calling you to do something courageous, this episode is for you. Now let’s jump in!

Episode Notes

Beyond the Comfort of Your Corporate Position into your Life’s Purpose

When God gives you a vision, He doesn’t give it to a committee, he gives it to a single individual. However, fear of what others may think will often hinder us from making certain decisions, such as leaving a profitable high ranking job for a more community focused mission, moving to a new state, or taking care of a loved one. Join this conversation with James Rosseau as we discuss how and when to roll up your sleeves, go beyond your current position, and serve your purpose to the world.

James Rosseau is the Founder and CEO of The Corelink Solution, a non-profit that’s committed to empowering people to reach their potential. The organization delivers learning programs through the brand and faith-based media platform Holy Culture. His passion is to empower youth to understand, release, and maximize their potential.

James talks about how he chose not to be caught up in the demands of a corporate position to the detriment of his purpose. He explains that roles and positions are seasonal and the importance of not letting job titles or positions, which are temporary, stop us from serving our purpose, which is eternal. If you feel that God is calling you to do something courageous, this episode is for you.

Now let’s jump in!

 

Key Highlights from the Episode

 

[00:01] Episode intro and a quick bio of the guest; James Rosseau

[01:35] James’ background, what he does, and what he’s up to

[03:17] His pre-occupation before leaping into Christian hip hop

[06:55] What helped James go beyond the comfort of his corporate role

[08:54] Key indicators that it was his time to move from corporate

[10:59] How each transition was a mutual agreement between God, his wife, and him

[12:54] The pivotal key moment when James’ time of transition was right

[19:42] A quick announcement

[20:55] How the Holy Culture and James’ book came about

[25:20] Practical things to do if you feel God is calling you to a greater vision

[29:02] James’ next leap and the best ways to reach out and connect

[30:46] Ending the show and call to action

 

Notable Quotes

●  Roles and positions in a job are seasonal, but your purpose is permanent and eternal.

●  You are a steward in a position for an appointed time. Leave it better than you found it when your departure time comes.

●  The greatest enemy of our progress is the last success in a position or a job—people like clinging to their success and never moving forward.

●  If your job is no longer providing an opportunity to learn, it may be the right time to move on to the next phase.

●  When God gives you a vision, He does not give it to a committee. He gives it to a single individual.

Resources Mentioned

  1. Success on Your Own Terms: 6 Promises to Fire Up Your Passion, Ignite Your Career, and Create an Amazing Life by James Rosseau: https://www.amazon.com/Success-Your-Own-Terms-Promises-ebook/dp/B07HVPJJRS/
  2. The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears by Mark Batterson: https://www.amazon.com/Circle-Maker-Praying-Circles-Greatest-ebook/dp/B01CXDN6C0/

 

Connect With us:

James Rosseau

Personal Website | https://jamesrosseausr.com/

Company’s Website | https://thecorelinksolution.com/

LinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesrosseausr/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesrosseausr/

Rachel Scott

Website| https://rachelgscott.com/

Website| http://the5leaps.com/

Instagram| https://www.instagram.com/iamrachelgscott/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iamrachelgscott