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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, free help with 'Your Why'.

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"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 'Why'.
In deiterLine 'Your Whys' are Callings represented by stars.
Follow your stars.
Your purpose is foundational to a life well lived.
What are you curious about?
What problems of the world would you like to prevent?
"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."
Leonard Joseph, developer of deiterLine
Your 'Why' is not just a dream, or your dream job.
It's your ethos, who you are.
Part of the problem is not in finding the right job,
but in finding your self.  Accept you are
the right person: you talents, interests, the problems
you see in the world and your unique perspective. 
If you look from a higher perspective,
you will see what others do not see.
"Talent can hit a target.
Genius can hit a target, no one else sees."
Arthur Schopenhauer
"In such a highly developed humanity as the
present one each man by nature has access
to many talents. Everyone possesses inborn
talent, but few possess the degree of
…acquired toughness, endurance and energy
to actually become a talent, 
that is to say, to become what they are."
Friedrich Nietzsche
Why examples why page

deiterLine can be aspirational and occupational, individualized or organizational.


'Why' Examples (for starters) to articulate 'Your Why'.
To + So = 'Why'

To, (your unique contribution to others) + So, (your positive impact on others) = 'Your Why'
Kindergarten Teacher (Fremont, CA)
"To create a love of reading at an early age so there are no struggling readers in the later years."
Creative Director (Baton Rouge, LA) 
"To inform, empower and entertain so we may live in a more artful and enlightened world."
Tim Cook, Apple CEO
"Think about what you're passionate about. I did not learn something early enough: if I could go back, I'd tell the younger me that there's a big difference between loving to work and loving the work."

Emanuelle Marie Charpentier, Nobel Prize Winner For Science 2020
"My wish is that this will provide a positive message to
the young girls who would like to follow the path of science,
and show them that some in science can also have an impact
through the research that they are performing."

Dr. Betty Ferrell, author of 11 books including the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing.
"I remember, that moment was when I knew this is my calling."

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.


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

There Is A Sense Of Purpose Instilled In Everyone. 

by Janine de Nysschen

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

Jason Burnham

Links to why

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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