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BSS How To Make a Difference by Tim Drake

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DIFFERING SHAPES AND SIZES OF PURPOSE

The reason for this flexibility is that we are likely to define our purpose slightly differently, according to what is going on in our lives at the moment we are addressing its definition. As a result, the ambitiousness and scope of our purposes will vary considerably. Remember, there is no single right answer, or one correct way of defining purpose.

Some examples will indicate the possible differences in scope between different people’s definition of their purpose:

To help others to learn

To help others to eat

To help others to write

To help others to read

To help others learn to fish

To bring laughter into people’s lives

To take my sport to a new level

To build a new business paradigm combining profit with ...

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