Are You Important

By M-Power

 As most of you know, I have spent a lot of my career figuring out what makes people tick.  One thing that seems to be very consistent in terms of human motivation is the desire to feel important.  Dr. John Dewey said, “The deepest urge in human nature is the desire to be important”.  Dale Carnegie in his epic book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, dedicated an entire chapter to the subject.  When you understand what it is that helps you to feel important, you gain insight into why you do what you do.  When people feel important, they can beat unbeatable odds, accomplish incredible things, and pull off the impossible.  Discover what makes you feel important.   I’m thinking more about this now because my friend Woody has just finished making an inspiring film about how people overcome enormous challenges, how they live their lives without fear,

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