Puzzled, quizzical or completely lost by the keynote address?
Frequently I listen to talks, read journal articles, books galore and sit through lots of presentations as well as attend many meetings. Do I understand what the key message was for me? What does all this mean? Was it just a lot of hot air? (sometimes it is!) Subsequently, at the close of the address, the meeting or the book, oftentimes a thought will enter my mind….”Therefore, what?” It was a favourite call to action for Boyd K. Packer.
By implication, after all that has been shared, after all that has been said, what is the call to action, what does all this mean for me – “Therefore, what?”
The words of encouragement, the purposeful direction, the inspiring motivational speaker’s counsel will not make one jot of a difference in our lives if we choose not to change. Have you been inspired by someone or something?
“Therefore, what?” Its my experience that there are many who have not made the connection between what they say they believe and how they actually live their lives. There is a disconnect between words and actions.
Does this apply to you? Why not consider this question at the end of your next meeting, next presentation or next book.
I know I can do better. How will you choose to act?