“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 1900 CE, Weimar, Germany
The final and most important step in activating your purpose is Action. Now that you have identified your Purpose Project, it’s time to put deliverables in place, and set goals for what you want to achieve with it. As learning is the most important measure of success, you’ll want to identify the learning outcomes you want to achieve with your purpose project, e.g.
Now write out the top three learning outcomes you want during your Purpose Project:
Now list the first three meaningful actions that you can commit to and complete in the next 30-60 days that will help you achieve these learning outcomes. List the action step itself, how you will know the action is done - what are the ways you’ll measure success, and the due date.
Action: | Learning Outcome | Success Metric | Due date
Your Detailed Purpose Project Plan
With these 3 learning outcomes in mind, create a week by week action plan working backwards from some point 30-60 days out. This will change, but it’s important to have it thought through before you reach out to your Purpose Team. For example, if you decided your Purpose Project was to deliver a webinar in 60 days, you’d map it out backwards: