This Ted Talk speaker was recently at a class reunion from Yale. Much of the group was privileged, educated, successful, but yet not happy. The ones who were happy had studied for the joy of learning – history, theater, art, classes. To find your life’s purpose, answer these 5 questions …
- Who are you? IE, what is your name?
- What do you do? IE, teach, write, what are you qualified to do?
- Who do you do it for?
- What do those people want or need?
- What they got out of it? IE, how do they change as a result?
Once you answer your questions, you can form a statement showing what you do, who you do it for, and what they get of out it. Here’s some examples …
- I write books for children so they can fall asleep at night and have awesome dreams.
- I design apparel for men and women who need affordable choices so they can look and feel their best.
- I train entrepreneurs and creative people to make decisive actions to they can get their greatest work into the world.