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Leaders Connected to Personal Purpose
Episode 5225th January 2022 • The Art of Leadership • Dr. Niña Ellison
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Leaders connected to personal purpose

Without purpose a leader cannot flourish! 

A leader’s purpose is not the same as an organizations mission, vision and values.  Purpose guides life decisions; influences our actions and the direction our life takes. 

3 steps to consider having a purpose statement:

Step One: Identifying what you are curious about. 

Step Two: Determine if you are ready and willing to give the gift you have uncovered away. 

Step Three: Show up with generosity and have fun.

Green flags that show that your life purpose is alive and well:

1.     you are able to connect the meaning of what you do at work and at home

2.    passion is involved

3.    rather than making you more self-serving, your purpose elevates the value that you bring to others

4.    you begin to recognize that it takes something critical for you to deviate from your purpose

5.   your life purpose is your contribution because, at the end of the day, it is what you are sharing with the world. No one can do or be who you are.

The purpose of life is to discover your gift.

The work of life is to develop it.

The meaning of life is to give your gift away.



Bruce Feiler,

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Healthy Leadership : Bring clarity to your life with your own personal purpose statement.