Help With Your 'Why' 

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"The two most important days of your life

are the day you are born and the day you find out why."

Mark Twain

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Welcome to

day two of you.

"The purpose of life is to discover your gift.

The work of life is to develop it.

The meaning of life is to give it away.

Dr. David Viscott  

What is the most important thing in life to you?
Where do you feel like you are helping people?
What do you not get bored with?

Warren Buffett's 5/25 Rule

1.Make a list of the top 25 things you want to do in life.   2.Now do the top 5.   3. Never ever think about the other 20 again.

The things that excite you are not random.
They are connected with your purpose.
Follow them.
It never was about figuring out what
you wanted to be when you grew up.
It was always about embracing
and making the best of
who you already were.

'Why' Examples 

Occupational & Aspirational

To, So…

To, (your contribution to others) + So, (your positive impact on others) = Your 'Why'
(  Find Your Why by Simon Sinek, David Mead and Peter Docker. )
Kindergarten Teacher:
To create a love of reading at an early age so there are no struggling readers in the later years.
Creative Director:
To inform, empower and entertain so we may live in a more artful and enlightened world.
Elon Musk:
"Going from payPal, I thought: 'Well, what are some of the other problems that are likely to most
  affect the future of humanity?  Not from the perspective, What's the best way to make money?'"

Links to help with your 'Why' —

'Why' Statement Is The Key To

Staying Motivated and Focused. 

by Nancy Ruffin

What Is My 'Why'? Discover It In

5 Steps.

by Leah Bridge

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

by Saul McLeod

More on Maslow, A Five Level Pyramid

by Neel Burton M.D.

Why Discovering Your ‘Why’ is The No. 1 Business Move. 

by Renee Warren

 Myers & Briggs Foundation

The theory of psychological types by C. G. Jung made understandable and useful in people's lives.

Keirsey

Who you are, what you do and what

difference you make.

Do You Know Your "Why?" 4 Questions To Find Your Purpose. by Margie Warrell

Find Your Why

by Simon Sinek, David Mead and

Peter Docker

There Is A Sense Of Purpose Instilled In Everyone. 

by Janine de Nysschen

What Is Your 'Why'? How I Learned My Purpose. by

Jason Burnham

Just as the world needs who the Bee was made to be,

"…there is no way a bee should be able to fly.
The bee, of course, flies anyway."  The Bee Movie

…the world needs who you were made to be.

breathe & press on

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