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Looking for Inspiration: The Purpose of Purpose

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Looking for Inspiration

The pursuit of purpose is a significant and pervasive part of the human experience. We are always striving to seek meaning in our daily existence, aiming to establish an overarching sense of purpose in life.

This purpose varies distinctively from person to person. For some, their sense of purpose could be defined by their family or taking care of their kids. Others may find their purpose in career-oriented goals.

The struggle to attain a sense of purpose, both on a daily basis and in general, is one that most of us are well-acquainted with. Whether simplistic or complex, seeking a purpose inevitably helps us perform better, be more productive and sustain positivity.

Purpose and Inspiration Go Hand in Hand

When one has a purpose, all of their actions are bolstered by it. Whatever the purpose, just knowing you have one is enough to inspire you to perform your best. This inspiration stems from the mere concept of having a purpose, and drives you to get things done in order to attain an outcome that you value in the long run.

Whatever actions we are performing, particularly in our careers, the drive to complete them and sustain productivity stems from an overarching purpose. This can be anything from the desire to attain a certain position in a company to the need to be able to take on challenges and overcome obstacles. Whatever the purpose, it allows for significantly more inspiration, which greatly bolsters productivity as a result.

Assigning meaning to your actions, possessing short-term and long-term goals for the purposes of an overarching purpose—this is what taps into the drive that we have to accomplish, to work hard for something you value.

The purpose of purpose is to allow us to go above and beyond the base level efforts we make in daily life, to bypass what we previously thought were the limits of our capabilities.

Speaker Hall of Fame member Steve Gilliland is an accomplished keynote motivational speaker who inspires audiences with his incomparable insight and wit. He is one of the top-rated speakers in North America, using humor as a way to connect with people and help motivate them to achieve the goals they are striving for. You can hire Steve to give a presentation at a corporate event, or even schedule him for a webinar! Get in touch with us to find out more.

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