what’s your why? (day 4 of #31days)

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So you’re a writer. (Say it out loud, now — I am a writer.)

But why?

What does your heart say about it?
What is it about communicating that tugs at your heartstrings?
Why?

Your answer to that question begins at your heart, your gut, your instinct, and influences what and how and when and who and everything else. Your why is different from anyone else’s. Your answer to that question is what sets you apart from the pack.

Because he says it so well, and gets to the heart of why, watch Simon Sinek’s fantastic TED talk, Start with Why:

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Today, articulate your WHY for freelance writing. What’s your purpose, your reason, your cause, your heart? What’s your inspiration? What do you believe? Get deep and truly reflect.

And I’d love to hear your why, friends. Share in the comments.

(ps — My own why is on the homepage of my website — you’re welcome to take a look.)

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One thought on “what’s your why? (day 4 of #31days)

  1. Thank you for sharing this TED talk by Simon Sinek. What a great explanation of why we need to understand the “why” behind what we want to do. It definitely gave me something to think about regarding my own desire to write.

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