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Character Development: Start With Why

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Character Development: Start With Why

What is your purpose for engaging with a group of people or performing a particular activity? Character development begins with defining why. Starting with what you are doing is the outside in approach; whereas, starting with why is the inside out approach, according to Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action (2009). Why is it crucial to our development to start with why? Knowing why we are doing something helps us articulate our purpose, attracting those who align with our purpose, who will be motivated to continue being involved in the face of unpleasant circumstances and insurmountable barriers. Inspiring leadership begins with identifying the underlying reason for pursuing a particular path. What are the two...

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