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What's My Purpose? Asking a Better Question.

I’ve observed in my life and the lives of others that our effort to live with purpose and meaning often creates disillusions. False expectations.

My primary work is to come alongside individuals to help them discover and affirm just who they are; to understand and embrace their one-of-a-kind, true self; to identify and live out a sense of personal purpose. And in doing so, there is a risk that I can over-promise and under-deliver.

Whether with me or any other process, it’s a false expectation to think that the pursuit of purpose…

  • produces the perfect job description for which one was born to fulfill;

  • will land him or her in the next right role;

  • generates absolute knowing about what to do.

It’s delusional. And therefore, disappointing.

Give the Gift of Purpose

Maybe you’re one of those gift-givers who actually thinks about the appropriateness of a gift. Does it “fit” the character, interest and personality of the person? I know people like this: my wife, Laura, our daughter, Liv, our friend Shelley. There are a few people I know whose joy comes, not only from giving, but from giving the perfect gift - for THAT person in their life. Maybe you’re one of those gift-givers: you want to give gifts that have a sense of real purpose.

Is there someone on your gift list…

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