Whistle While You Work: Heeding Your Life's Calling

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 151 pages
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Calling is natural. We all possess it. It needs only to uncovered, not
discovered. Whistle While You Work makes the uncovering process inspiring and fun. Featuring a unique “Calling Card” exercise—a powerful way to put the whistle in your work—it is a liberating and practical guide that will help you find work that is truly satisfying, deeply fulfilling, and consistent with your deepest values.

Richard Leider and David Shapiro combine straightforward advice for how you can discover your calling with dozens of inspiring stories featuring individuals who have found—or are in the process of finding—theirs. Most importantly, they provide an inspiring, effective, and entertaining guide to discovering the work you were born to do. It will equip you to see a clear picture of what your right work is and what to do with your limited time here on Earth.
 

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what do I want to be when I grow up?
11
what is my calling card?
27
giftsis my job my calling?
53
passionswhat keeps calling me?
77
valueswhere do I get connected?
89
how do I heed the call?
105
legacydid I answer the call?
119
index
145
about the authors
153
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Richard J. Leider is the founder of Inventure - The Purpose Company - and is ranked by Forbes as one of the Top 5 most respected executive coaches, by Linkage as one of the Top 50 executive coaches, and by the Conference Board as a legend in coaching.

Shapiro is a writer, consultant, and education director of the northwest center for philosophy for children.

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