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Purpose

A Pocket Guide to Purpose

A quick and simple way to access and advance your purpose.

Who has time for lengthy career guides and dense self-help manuals? “A Pocket Guide to Purpose” condenses years of wisdom into bite-sized, actionable steps.

Discover your unique skills, ignite your passions, and chart a future that brings you joy. Forget the destination; embrace the journey and unlock your full potential, one empowering step at a time.

Whether you’re a CEO or a student, life’s big questions can feel overwhelming. This handy guide, packed with vivid illustrations and simple prompts, offers a refreshingly accessible path to personal transformation.

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A Pocket Guide to Purpose for Leaders

A Powerful Approach to Create and Unleash Greater Innovation, Inclusion and Engagement

Struggling to ignite your team’s passion and crush those stagnant results? This is your 14-minute rocket fuel to success, with actionable strategies to weave purpose into every fiber of your organization.

Discover your own leadership purpose, unite your team under a shared mission, and unlock hidden potential within each individual. Learn to identify aspirations, craft a purpose-driven culture, and see your team flourish with impactful results.

Packed with tools, real-world examples, and clear visuals, this guide is your shortcut to a thriving organization. Invest 14 minutes and watch your team soar.

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Quick & Dirties

These valuable lessons are presented in “bite-sized,” PDF format. After you have learned the core concepts, these are great concept refreshers.

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Additional Reading

Brown, Brené. Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Hazelden, 2010.

Brown, Brené. Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution. Random House Publishing Group, 2015.

Burnett, Bill, & Evans, Dave. Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life. Knopf, 2016.

Chamine, Shirzad. Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential AND HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOURS. Austin: Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2012.

Craig, N., George, B., & Snook, S. The Discover Your True North Field Book. New Jersey: Wiley, 2015.

Dweck, Carol. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Random House, 2006.

Frankl, Viktor E., Man’s Search for Meaning. NY: Pocket Books, 1977.

George, Bill. True North.New Jersey: Wiley 2015.

George, B. with Sims, P. Discover Your True North. New Jersey: Wiley, 2015.

Hendriks, Gay. The Big Leap. HarperCollins Publishers, 2009.

Hurst, Aaron. The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire For Impact, Personal Growth and Community is Changing the World. Elevate, 2014.

Ibarra, Herminia. Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career. Harvard Business School Press, 2001.

Leider, Richard. Calling Cards: Uncover Your Calling (deck of cards), Barrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015.

Leider, Richard. Power of Purpose: Find Meaning, Live Longer, Better. Barrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010.

Luna, Elle. The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion. Workman Publishing, 2015.

Passion Profiler: www.thepurposelink.com/passion-profiler-tool.

Pink, Daniel. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Riverhead Hardcover, 2009.

Seligman, Martin. Flourish: A New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being and How to Achieve Them. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2011.

Sinek, Simon. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. Penguin, 2009.

Voss, Christopher. Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.