An important component of determining your personal Mission (the WHAT you want to accomplish) are your Core Values (the HOW you will accomplish your mission)
New Years goals come and go every year without thousands of people coming close to achieving them. Any worthy mission will come with difficult times while trying to achieve it. Your WHY provides the key to continued perseverance and real accomplishment.
After answering the questions above, view the list of Values from the link below.
For CYFworld, 11 Values were identified and then narrowed down to three primary Core Values that encompass all 11, as shown below:
Create a daily reminder of your Core Values. Daily reminders can be as simple as:
Your WHY is only something you can uncover yourself. Your WHY is a unique and personal connection that is a powerful fuel to accomplishing what others may view as impossible. If your reason for driving to achieve your mission isn't sustainable through the most difficult times, keep looking for the WHY that provides that fuel. For some, their WHY is almost immediately apparent. For others, they never find it, but that is usually because they don't take the time to reflect to determine what that is. We all have a reason that is bigger than ourselves to make a difference that is bigger than ourselves. Your WHY provides:
Take time to reflect on the questions listed above and on others. Don't become frustrated when your WHY does not come immediately. Set intention for uncovering your WHY and you will find it. For some it is knowing that the skills and place you have in life provides real opportunity to bring real happiness to other people. For others, their WHY is to ensure that the hard work and sacrifices their single mother made to provide opportunity for her children is not wasted. When you uncover it, write down your WHY. Reflect on this often, especially during difficult times.