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The Power of Purpose, 2nd Edition by Richard Leider

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Chapter 7Uncovering Your Passions

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to makingyou happy.

George Bernard Shaw

Now that you have considered your gifts—the power—where do you express them? For the sake of what? An important next step is to uncover what moves you. This is the hard part for many of us because we believe the old adage, ”Anything worth doing is worth doing well.” Most of the emphasis—mistakenly, I believe—has been put on the ”worth doing well.” The real question ...

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