CHAPTER 11

IF YOU’RE NOT WEARING IT, YOU’RE NOT SHARING IT

So there you are, ready to bring out purpose in others, to light their fires.

What are you doing to keep your own fire burning? How do you reignite your own spark?

We spent the last chapter talking about how to inspire others to find their purpose. Here we’ll discuss how you, the leader, can keep a purposeful perspective for yourself. This isn’t just about pumping yourself up, or ensuring that you have positive energy to share—though that’s important. You also need to show, and model, what it means to be a purpose-driven leader, and to live a purpose-driven life. After all, if others can’t see the purpose that ignites you, then they won’t likely be convinced that you can inspire anyone ...

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