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The Discover Your True North Fieldbook: A Personal Guide to Finding Your Authentic Leadership, 2nd Edition by Scott Snook, Bill George, Nick Craig

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6Find Your Sweet Spot

The task of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths, making our weaknesses irrelevant.

—Peter Drucker

There are times when you are good at what you are doing and you are fired up about doing it. You feel as if you are completely in flow. When you find yourself in this position, you have discovered your sweet spot—that point where you are the most alive, most satisfied, and most closely aligned with your True North.

Although we all know what these times are like, they can be hard to find. In Chapter 6 of Discover Your True North, Charles Schwab relates that he tried several paths to develop his skills and make his way in the world. For example, tried and abandoned the law before turning to investment research. ...

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