Someone recently told me he would love to consider his purpose, once he was a little older and well established. Then, a young woman suggested that she was too busy making ends meet, to think about trying to live with intention.
I understand how stressed many of us are right now. Unexpectedly losing a job, not knowing what tomorrow will bring. And yet, I believe identifying our reason for being is centering and helpful, no matter where we are.
In fact, having a clear sense of purpose can help us resonate in an interview or find a meaningful job. It can elevate our impact in an existing job. And it can hep us become more deliberate with where we invest our time and resources.
So, how would you define your purpose? If you’re not sure, here are a few questions to get started:
- What gives you joy and feeds your soul?
- What keeps you awake at night and what do you dream about during the day?
- If this were your last day on earth, how would you spend it?
Whatever your answer may be, it’s not a luxury. It’s the heart of who you were meant to be, and what you were meant to do.
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