What Does Knowing “The Truth About You” Have To Do With Living Your Purpose?

He has something to say and he’s sexy!

I watched Marcus Buckingham conduct his Oprah workshop online. Synchronistically, Michelle had just bought his book.  If you remember, I took it from her just before she left for her trip to China.

I ate up every word of, Now, Discover Your Strengths.  I am able to see very clearly that your innate talents when developed into strengths is a perfect venue for your purpose to manifest.  Brilliant!  I say live your purpose in all areas of your life and Marcus is able to give a concrete way of living your purpose at work.  I wrote about my initial experience with Marcus Buckingham and then his staff contacted me offering me a copy of his latest book, “The Truth About You.”

Everything Marcus has to say seems to support living your purpose at work, in a career.  We are taught to deny, hide, or avoid the very truth about ourselves and focus on our weaknesses thinking that they will make us strong.  THEY WON’T.  Focusing on your strengths will make you the strongest.  And from my standpoint focusing on your strengths allows you to engage the energies that allow you to live your purpose.  Underneath everything Marcus teaches he empowers us to do one thing–live an authentic life.

When we are playing to our strengths our purpose will emerge.

I’ve noticed that when we focus on our weaknesses instead of our strengths we may have a hard time doing what we love and going for our dreams.  In order to engage in conscious livelihood, you must stop denying, hiding, or avoiding your passions.  Your passions will inform you of where to invest your energy.  Marcus claims that “your passions are the building blocks of your strengths,” and I couldn’t agree more.  You will grow and develop the most if you focus on your strengths instead of your weaknesses.  A claim Marcus makes that is worth hearing from his own voice.

A perfect resource for Conscious Livelihood.

“The Truth About You” is a box set that has a video, a book, and a memo pad for you to take yourself through the process he teaches on Oprah.  This recent publication is a workbook of sorts and very focused in its content.  I love Marcus Buckingham’s work, because it fits right in with my purpose fetish.  I get it!  Knowing who you are and what makes you tick and what turns you on will naturally lead to a life of purpose and passion.  For this reason, Marcus Buckingham is required reading for my clients who don’t want to spend another 5-10 years chasing their purpose, let alone another minute.  Check it out!  You’ll not be disappointed.

If you want to hear what Marcus has to say, join us on December 5th.

As many of you know, Michelle is running a series on the radio called, “Conscious Livelihood.” The work of Marcus Buckingham supports conscious livelihood in that the more you know about yourself, the easier it will be to choose the activities that lead to passion in the work place.

Come listen to what Marcus has to say about the benefit of knowing the Truth About You!

You can try to win a free copy of the book at the Word To Mouth Website.

or, if you are impatient, just go ahead and purchase your copy of The Truth About You:

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