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One of the Keys to Success in Business and Life

In the month of December there are aspects of the Holiday Season which will easily take over your focus and your concentration from your business growth. Instead your focus is towards gift giving, parties, family warmth, dinners, food, and family issues. There are a number of people who are upset with the marketing deluge and news media as they feel the religious aspects are minimized and this should be what everyone should really care about.

Wherever you stand on the above discussion, it is my belief you will agree that one item where most of us should spend some time on and we do not, is self reflection. Yes, the “Why am I?” and the “What am I?”questions. This may be described as – A good look in the mirror of your life.

  • Why do I do what I am doing?
  • What is my purpose?
  • What do I intend to achieve?

You may not spend a single minute of your year on this topic. If that is the case, at least this one time of year, you must. You must for your success in life, with your family and your business. The ability to self reflect and to self assess at least one time a month, is actually one of the keys to success in business and life.

This is not meant to be a beat yourself up session. Instead it is some quiet time for self reflection. You should have a notebook and a pen nearby so you may write down a few notes if the mood strikes. Not an electronic device. There is something special that happens between your brain, your eyes, your hand and writing, especially when it is about a subject such as this one.

Why do I do what I am doing? The big picture answers. Consider what it is that drives you. Why do you go to great lengths to overcome adversity? The grit and the willpower, the driving force to overcome any obstacle, will come from the answer to this question.

What is my purpose? To the best of your ability, if you are the CEO of a top company or a solopreneur who just started their company two years ago, you must connect to your purpose. You intend to do something with your life, describe it to yourself.

What do I intend to achieve? If you are now stuck and you do not know what to think, consider for a moment, as the CEO of a top company, maybe you wish to achieve teamwork; teams of people that are really effective both at your company, at home and in your community. You wish to be the one to create these teams that work.

The articles written here are meant to stir up something inside of you. They are not intended to become a book. This specific topic is one which deserves more discussion. Therefore it will become the first part of a new free report to be given away for free on www.thementorguy.com. Everyone who has been a regular subscriber or a new subscriber will be emailed the link for the new report.

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  1. Mitch,

    This is so right on target! Keeping the reason, the purpose and the intention front and center is KEY!


  2. If your business does not reflect you, then what’s the point, you might as well be working for someone else! Katherine

  3. Mitch,

    Knowing our purpose and our WHY is so important. Great thoughts to ponder as we move into the New Year.

    Write on!~


  4. Purpose underlies everything we go out to achieve in life. Good thoughts!

  5. Mitch – the WHY is the key to everything. When you know your why and are in alignment with your why, what you do and how you do it come naturally!

    Jennifer Bourn, Bourn Creative

  6. Mitch, I’ve learned several things from you and your expertise but this one will always stick with me. Knowing our purpose and our reason behind what we do is VITAL. Thanks for the reminder at the beginning of the year.

  7. Wonderful and wise words — get to the heart of it. (And love your advice to use old fashioned paper and pen!!!) Happy 2012, Mitch!

  8. Steve Gorlin says

    Thank you for following your why because you are leading me to follow my why.