Chapter 1: The Call of The Legacy Forger by Tor Seppola | Sep 1, 2023 Before we (Really) Begin There are some “hacks” that can help you find your path faster while going through this journey. One of them is having a bigger insight into who you really are. I recommend you do a Myers-Briggs personality test, which you can do for free. Simply go [HERE] Recognizing the Call Every epic journey begins with a call. For some, it’s a whisper, a subtle feeling of restlessness or longing for something more. For others, it’s a roar, a profound dissatisfaction with the status quo or a crisis that demands action. This is the call of the Legacy Forger, the invitation to step out of your comfort zone and embark on an epic journey of personal growth and transformation. In this chapter, we’ll explore how to recognize and answer this call. We’ll delve into real-life stories of Legacy Forgers who have heeded this call, and we’ll provide practical strategies and exercises to help you navigate your own journey. So, are you ready to answer the call? Let’s begin. Answering the Call Once you’ve recognized the call, the next step is to actually answer it. This is the moment when you make the decision to embark on your journey, to become a Legacy Forger. Answering the call requires courage and commitment. It’s not an easy decision to make. You’ll need to step out of your comfort zone, face your fears, and embrace the unknown. But every epic journey begins with a single step. And with each step you take, you’ll grow stronger, wiser, and more capable. Here are some strategies to help you answer the call: Reflect on your desires: What do you truly want? What are your dreams and aspirations? What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind? Assess your readiness: Are you ready for this journey? Do you have the necessary resources, skills, and support? Make a commitment: Make a commitment to yourself and your journey. This could be a verbal commitment, a written pledge, or a symbolic gesture. Take the first step: This could be a small step, like reading a book or attending a workshop, or a big step, like quitting your job or moving to a new city. The call of the Legacy Forger is not a demand or a command. It’s an invitation, a call to adventure. It’s up to you to answer the call and embark on your epic journey. Overcoming Challenges Answering the call of the Legacy Forger is not without its challenges. You might face external challenges, like lack of resources or support, or internal challenges, like fear, doubt, or resistance. But it’s important to realize that every challenge is an opportunity for growth. It’s through facing and overcoming challenges that you grow stronger, wiser, and more capable. It’s through challenges that you forge your legacy. Here are some strategies to help you overcome challenges: Embrace the challenge: Instead of avoiding or resisting the challenge, embrace it. See it as an opportunity for growth and learning. Seek support: Don’t try to face the challenge alone. Seek support from your tribe, your mentor, or your community. Use your resources: Use the resources you have at your disposal. This could be your skills, knowledge, tools, or your Tribe. Cultivate resilience: Cultivate the ability to bounce back from setbacks and keep going in the face of adversity. The path of the Legacy Forger is not an easy one. It’s a path of challenges and trials. But it’s also a path of growth and transformation, as well as a legacy that will support and guide people long after you’re gone. And with each challenge you overcome, you’re one step closer to becoming a Legacy Forger. Journaling Prompts What does the call of the Legacy Forger mean to you? What signs have you noticed that indicate you’re ready for this journey? What challenges do you anticipate you might face on this journey? How can you prepare for them? What resources do you have at your disposal that can help you on this journey? How can you cultivate resilience and keep going in the face of adversity? Action Steps Set Goals: Sit down and think of what you want to do with this program. Dream and visualize where you want to go, without judgment. Reflect on the call of the Legacy Forger and write/talk about it in your journal. Make a commitment to yourself and your journey. This could be a verbal commitment, a written pledge, or a symbolic gesture. Identify potential challenges and develop strategies to overcome them. Seek support from your tribe, your mentor, or your community. Take the first step on your journey. This could be a small step, like reading a book or attending a workshop, or a big step, like quitting your job or moving to a new city, like Vee did – a fellow Legacy Forger.