Tip 65: Know your learning purpose

'If you have a strong purpose in life, you don't have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.' Roy T. Bennett

Knowing your life's purpose is the strongest motivator to create the life you want. It gives meaning to everything you do, to all your actions. In addition to your ‘life purpose statement’, a ‘learning purpose statement’ can give meaning to your learning efforts.

In one of my favourite TED Talks, Simon Sinek talks about the fundamental question: 'Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others?' He shows that the basis for success is the way how these people and organizations think, act and communicate. Instead of starting with the question 'What do we want to do?&