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The One Question You Need to Ask Yourself


Read a great article form Inc. over the weekend.

The One Question You Need to Ask Yourself by Lauren Leader-Chivee (advocate, speaker and thought leader on women’s issues and founding partner at Hewlett Chivée Partners).

The one question you need to ask yourself: 

WHAT IS THE IMPACT YOU WANT TO HAVE ON THE WORLD?

Wow, talk about great support for our driving mantra of BE FOR IMPACT!  Lauren says she was blessed to know an extraordinary entrepreneur and leader named Maynard Webb Jr.  Webb is an investor, former top tech executive, thought leader and chairman of Yahoo’s board of directors, as well as on the boards at Visa and Salesforce.com.

Lauren says that during a mentoring session where she was “rattling off a litany of business ideas, job options, challenges and questions … and sharing struggles with fundraising, networking and brand and reputation building” … he listened and stopped her cold and asked the one critical question:

WHAT IS THE IMPACT YOU WANT TO HAVE ON THE WORLD?

Pretty darn good question.

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