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You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.

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You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there. -Yogi Berra


We do have to know where we are going, and most importantly, we have to know why we are going there. I had been introduced to Simon Sinek's Ted Talk at a conference last year. You can find it here:

https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=en


I immediately bought the audio book version of  Sinek's "Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action". I listened to it on my ride to and from work. This summer, the administrative team also read the book. And, as part of our professional development this year, we are engaging in our own book talk. 

Sinek's words resonated with me: "People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it." 

So, where are we going? And why?
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