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Becoming Your Passion, Your Calling, Your Purpose, and Your Legacy


  1. List 25 things you want to do before you die. What are the themes you see?
  2. If you won $50 million tax-free, how would your life and work change?
  3. If you are living your ideal life and someone tapes a day of it, what would we see?
  4. What do you want your legacy to be?
  5. What are you most committed to in life?
  6. What things excite you and make me feel alive?
  7. What issue or cause is an enduring theme in your life?
  8. What purpose in life do you feel drawn to?
  9. What do you want said at your funeral? What would you like the people attending to remember most about you?

 From Becoming a Resonant Leader: Develop Your Emotional Intelligence, Renew Your Relationships, and Sustain Your Effectiveness by Annie McKee, Richard Boyatzis, and Frances Johnston




Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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