What makes your heart sing

Posted on: Thursday 30, June 2016

Muhammad Ali (one of my childhood heroes) was a master at spooking his opponents with his bombastic rhetoric and constant self-affirmation.

For example, 'I float like a butterfly and sting like a bee!'

But, what can we learn from him about success? What made him believe in himself when he said:

“I knew I was The Greatest even before I was The Greatest!”

What too was behind Martin Luther King’s success that changed history when he spoke to the American nation with his immortal speech, “I have a dream!”

Also, what was the driving force behind Steve Jobs’ achievements when he described success as discovering, ”It’s what makes your heart sing!”

All of these people had a tough time before they become successful. But, through that experience, they developed compelling backstories describing their passion and how they overcame their obstacles defining their success. 

Through this refining process, they gained clarity about precisely what makes their heart sing - in other words, their backstory.

Therefore, telling your back-story is powerful. It engages others in quickly getting what you're all about too.

So, how about you?

What’s your backstory and what makes your heart sing?

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When was the last time you and your team spent time-out reviewing your backstories and working out what makes your hearts sing as a team? For teamwork exercises, see my book below.

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