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The Power of Purpose, 3rd Edition by Richard J. Leider

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CHAPTER 7Unlocking Your Gifts

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Many people die with their music still in them.

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES

The power in purpose means unlocking our gifts—those of which we’re already aware and are motivated to master and those that are emerging that we would like to try or explore.

We each possess gifts and natural talents. This fundamental assumption has proved true for everyone whom I have coached over the past forty years. Everyone is gifted in some way. Many of us might deny that this is the case simply because we have focused on our weaknesses rather than our strengths.

Although talents are a part of everyday vocabulary, few people try to state ...

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