A critical quality of a Powerful Leader is their awareness of their Why! Knowing your why is all about becoming aware of what deeply moves you; what gets you energized and passionate. As you look around in the world you will notice that those who are going about creating change, results and action are those that are deeply passionate about WHY they do what they do. It’s not what we do, or how we do it that defines us, but WHY we do it.
This YouTube video by Michael Jr – ‘Know Your Why’ is an excellent illustration of the power of knowing your why!
How does one discover their WHY?
Ask yourself these four discovery based questions:
- What energizes you?
- How do you like to connect with others?
- What is important to you?
- What topics do you ponder?
Finish this statement to create clarity about your “Why Statement”:
I am deeply passionate about ….
I am committed to ….