You Need to Get Clear With You for

I made a mistake so this is a few days late. Hopefully better late than never! Here’s to continuing your week successfully! :)

As I have examined the process that that I use in support of people creating their TED-like talks, presentations, or author speaking-tours, one thing stands out: to be successful you must be clear with yourself, first and foremost.

Even if you’re not speaking from the stage, being clear with yourself about where you’re coming from, what you care about and why you care so much is essential to being able to influence, lead, inspire and move people to action.

As RB Hackenberg, my mentor and podcast guest (see below) set me on the path to getting clear about my values, my principles and my goals when he taught me:

“Be Kind, Tell the Truth,

Work Hard and Be Curious.

Help Others–Service is Joy!”

And, I’ve found that even people who are clear about what matters to them; their principles, values, and goals, benefit from regularly revisiting them to go deeper and deeper. When you’re willing to put effort into getting clear and being clear you will always be amazed by the results.

My one minute video reinforces the point.

PS – If you’d like two PDF documents that can set you on the path to a new level of clarity about why you do what you do so passionately just reply and let me know. I’ll forward two of the most important documents I’ve ever created.

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