What is Your Highest Goal? Why does it matter? Who benefits from it besides you?
Here's a valuable exercise for you to find out. Here's what to do...
- Read the excerpt of "The Highest Goal" by Michael Ray (Stanford University) [Read]
- Go through the exercise suggested in "The Highest Goal" article and then answer these Questions:
On Your Worldview:
- What is the question that defines who I am?
- What is my motivation to do what I do and for whom?
- In which ways do I create a path for others to grow and prosper?
On Your Purpose:
- How am I indispensable to the world?
- How does my life story end and how will others say I've contributed?
- What's the phrase I want everyone to hear and share?
On Your Vision:
- Whom do I inspire and why?
- What do I want them to do with me and why?
- What is my rallying cry?
- Who's following, who doesn't and why?
- What's enough and why?
On Your Impact:
- How do I know that what I do matters to others?
- What specific feedback keeps me on-track and on-mission?
- What do I need to do more of - and less of?
- In which ways can I magnify my contributions?
- If my "doing" ever stops, what would remain?
Find more inspiration by reading "The Tao of Richard Saul Wurman" [Read] - Richard Saul Wurman is the founder of the legendary TED, TEDMED and WWW Conferences, and an example of someone living The Highest Goal.