Defining Moments Template

Defining Moments Template

What past milestones, current values, and future aspirations define us?

Day-to-day responsibilities distract attention us from remembering the lessons we’ve learned and the visions we aspire to. We are all creating the future with the actions we take, but most of us are doing so unconsciously.

The Defining Moments tool asks a series of questions that loop through the past, present, future, and back again to the present. What breakthroughs have we triumphed? What breakdowns have we endured? What do we value? What’s holding us back? What do we aspire to? How can we change today?

Learn, unlearn, and relearn with this simple yet powerful framework. Live and work with greater intention. Use individually or as a team.



Additional information

This resource is a Mural template. If you do not already have a free or paid Mural account, you should do so before attempting to use this resource. Upon checkout, you will receive an email with a link to the template, where you can create a Mural canvas from the template.

Included in the template is everything you need to identify your Defining Moments: the Breakdown, Breakthrough, Values & Metaphors, Biases & Assumptions, Aspirations, and Change questions and sticky notes to capture output.


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