The idea was developed by John Wheeler and he generously provides the directions, questions, and a certificate template at his Web site. The seven questions include:
- When I do my work, I take my inspiration from the following people:
- When I do my work, the people I deal with are likely to appreciate that I have the following qualities and abilities:
- If I am under pressure at work and can only remember one quality or ability it should be this:
I learned of the Certificate in the book Doing Something Different to which Wheeler contributed. The questions can be used for any of your roles in life, and for other professions in addition to mediator, lawyer, or teacher.