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Impact Audit

Apr 04, 2024

Run an impact audit to map the flow of your energy and input.

This exercise will help you understand where your energy is being spent, and which types of energy bring the most life-sustaining types of input back to you. You can use the results of this exercise to identify activities that have the best returns and make adjustments to move toward a more intentional exchange of energy.

 

Step 1: Make a copy of our pre-formatted Template

 

Step 2: List the top 5 ways you spent your time in the last month, and mark the activities are most aligned with your mission.

It might look something like this:

 

Step 3: Estimate the average percentage of money, time, and energy you invest in each

It might look something like this:

 

Step 4: Estimate the percentage of money and other life-sustaining types of input you earn as a result of each activity

It might look something like this:

 

Now take a look at your chart, and ask yourself a few questions.

  • What proportion of your investment of money, time, and energy is dedicated to fulfilling your mission?
  • What proportion of your income is earned as a result of the activities that fulfill your mission?
  • Where can you make changes that create a stronger exchange of energy between you and your community?

Your analysis might look something like this:

 

☀️ Nice job! You just took a big step toward your True North!

(Thanks to money mindset wizard Jenn Uhen for planting this seed!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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