Why do you do what you do?

Do you know why you do what you do? Maybe you know what you do and how to do it, but can you clearly define why. Knowing the answer is essential to success…it will inspire people to do the things that inspire them.

Simon Sinek explains this concept in his book, Start With Why. How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action.”  To quote the book jacket…”Those who start with WHY never manipulate, they inspire. And people follow them not because they have to; they follow because they want to.” It’s a concept that needs regular reinforcement. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend the read!

In the meantime, check out Simon’s video featured on Ted.com How Great Leaders Inspire Action.

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About bmdcreative

I’ve always been interested in art for as far back as 
I can remember. I took my cue from all the children’s 
books I read. The interplay of words and images on a 
page had always intrigued me, and not long after that, 
pop-up books became a big part of my library as well. 
I would spend countless hours pouring over them and wondering, “How did they do that?” So, you might say 
that my creative path was set long before I even 
realized it. Professionally, I started right out of high 
school knocking on doors and putting myself through 
school. From there I just kept on growing and learning. What might distinguish me from other talented and accomplished creative artists is not so much the art 
itself—it‘s the heart. Could I imagine doing anything 
else? Teaching others what I have learned over the 
years has always been an interest, but I can tell you 
this—I absolutely love what I do! And, during all of this I have become a mother, knitter, 
crafts person, a student (again and again), kid’s sports 
fan, girl scout volunteer, lover of the outdoors, and 
mistress of a good book. View all posts by bmdcreative

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