Yesterday, I sent out "homework" to my subscribers, asking them to list eight things about how you change the world. I promised that I would share my own list.
The first item on my list is:
I make stuff that hasn't existed before!
With my drawings, I make people smile and wonder, and the world becomes more colourful.
If you ask yourself why you should come up with ways to change the world: It is immensely useful in regard to your brand.
If you are solving a bigger problem than just the immediate needs of your customers, you have a better foundation for your business. Donald Miller calls this the "philosophical" problem.
Practically speaking, it makes a good, meaningful headline for your website – and your whole business!
Maybe this inspires you to get going with your own list.
On purpose, I made the challenge too grandiose. "Changing the world" is too big a feat to be taken seriously.
Which, paradoxically, gives you some poetic license to invent something.
Fellow list member Barbara wrote: "I felt very light-hearted and inspired while coming up with my eight ways". And shortly after I had sent my email, she answered with a list of deeply meaningful content that she can use on her website and on social media.
Todays' prompt: "Is there something that literally wouldn't exist without your business?