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6 Reasons Why You Need A WHY Statement

Most people do not know what their true calling in life is.  Some people just don’t care about this and are happy to be a drifter in life and just “go with the flow”.  Others do care about it but have problems with identifying their real purpose in life.  So here will show you 6 reasons why you absolutely must create a WHY statement.

1. It will provide clarity about what your purpose in life is.

If you don’t know your true life’s purpose then you will end up doing things that you really don’t want to do.  There are so many people working jobs that they hate just to pay the bills. They dread Monday mornings and always feel apprehensive on Sunday nights.  This is no way to live your life.

When you know what your true purpose is in life you can take action to achieve this.  You will have more confidence and can get a job that will align with your purpose.  You will have more energy and be motivated every day.

2. A WHY Statement Sharpens your Focus

Without the right focus in your life it is easy to set goals that you are not truly committed to. A lot of people follow their friends and other influencers in their life and end up setting the same goals as them.  We are all different and this rarely works out well.

When you identify what you really want your life to be about this clarity helps you to work out your next moves a lot more easily.  You can use your WHY statement to drive you forward each day and achieve what you really want from your life.

3. You will make the Right Decisions

Have you ever made wrong decisions in your life?  Of course you have we have all done that. When you have a strong and compelling WHY statement it will help you to make much better decisions in life.

A lot of decisions have serious consequences and if you don’t know your true purpose then you can dismiss these consequences in exchange for short term pleasure or gain.  With a good WHY statement you will assess the long term consequences and be able to make better decisions.

4. It Provides more Accountability

People that have no purpose in life tend to shy away from accountability.  They are just happy to drift along but then complain bitterly when things go against them.  It is never their fault of course and always someone else’s.

With a powerful WHY statement you will know where you are going in life and be accountable for this.  You will think things through more and only take action where it aligns with your WHY statement.  This additional accountability will make you a better person.

5. You will be Healthier and Happier

If you only want to consider one of these reasons to have a compelling WHY statement then this is the one to choose.  There is nothing more important than your health and your happiness.  When you are happy then you tend to be healthier.  If you are unhappy then your resistance is down and you can experience all kinds of health issues.

6. Your Resilience will Increase

Everyone has to face problems in their life.  For some people these problems are too difficult to handle and they become overwhelmed and stressed out.  When you have a compelling WHY statement you can see these problems as opportunities for you to grow and attain fulfillment in your life.

If you need any help with finding your WHY please go to this page on my website –

https://alimcoaching.com/home/find-your-why/

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Why Your Business Needs A WHY Statement

Why Your Business Needs A WHY Statement

A WHY statement for a business is known as a “Mission Statement”.  It is similar to a personal WHY statement in a number of ways.  Having a good mission statement is important but most business owners don’t bother to create one.  Or they write one for a business plan and then never look at it again.

Writing a good mission statement is essential.  If it is done in a rush and doesn’t encapsulate all of the important things about your business then it is a complete waste of time.  In this article we will explain why it is so important to create a strong mission statement and take the time and effort to do so.

It Provides Direction

A good mission statement will always clearly state the direction of a company.  It will include the main goal of the business and this is important for customers, employees, suppliers and stakeholders to know.

As your business launches new products and services your customers and employees will understand why you have done that if you have a strong mission statement.  They will see how they align with the direction that the company is heading in and will be more committed to them.

It will provide Employee Unification

In any company that has a number of different departments there is often a disconnect between them.  These days many businesses outsource work to skilled freelancers and external companies and this makes the problem worse.

For example, if the company is planning to launch a new product then it is very likely that most of the departments and a number of outsourcers and external companies will be involved.  If no strong mission statement exists then there is a much higher chance of the overall goal of the project being lost on different people.

When you have a strong and explicit mission statement and you share this with all parties it makes it a lot easier for everybody working on the product launch project to see how they fit in and how important their role is.

A Mission Statement helps to maintain Focus

When a company grows and expands their reach it is often the case that both the bosses and the workers will lose their focus.  If your business has a strong mission statement then this can be avoided.

Loss of focus can really harm the reputation of a business.  Its brand can suffer and so can its overall image.  With a strong and explicit mission statement in place it will provide guidance to all during periods of growth.  The mission statement will remind everyone of the main goal and help to keep its reputation intact.

Creating Accountability with a Mission Statement

Any business will exist to fulfill a specific purpose or need and this needs to be stated clearly in your Mission Statement.  A businesses needs to be accountable so that it can continue to improve and serve its customers better.  If the overall purpose of the business is unclear then it is going to be difficult, if not impossible, to make these improvements.

You need to make it clear in your Mission Statement what your business wants to accomplish.  This will help to hold both the business owners and employees accountable and ensure that everyone is striving to achieve the same goal.