Having established that it is essential to dream, you may be thinking, “I’m ready to dream. But I have no idea what my dream is!” Some of us know exactly what we want; some of us don’t. More of us have a nascent sense, but the dream remains vague or amorphous and will require concerted effort on our part to give it definition. In asking ourselves the following questions, we can help our dreams take shape:
• What did you like to do as a child?
• What makes you happy?
• What are some of your most difficult life experiences?
• How do your core beliefs help or hinder your dreams?
• Might your dream need some resizing—down or up?
As we answer these questions, the contours of our dream will emerge. We can then begin ...