Why do you do what you do? We are all motivated into action at different times by different things. We all also have an overriding general motivation that guides almost everything we do in our lives.
I know a lot of people who are nurturers and they take care of others in some way in almost everything they do. Others I know are 100% motivated by money. It’s that desire to want to do things that is our motivation.
I have always been motivated to change the world, and make an impact that contributes to the greater good. It’s not money, it’s not fame, it’s creating positive change that motivates me in almost everything I do.
Today, my friend Jonathan Capehart, with the Washington Post, has this story about how the actions that President Bush took in his desire to be re-elected motivated a whole lot of people, including me, to take action. The 2004 effort by Bush to place anti-gay marriage amendments on the ballots in 11 states and his advocacy of the Federal Marriage Amendment is what motivated me to the work I did for a decade after that. Jonathan writes – Continue Reading…