The Power of Purpose: Creating Meaning in Your Life and Work,
by respected life/work planning specialist Richard Leider, is a lofty yet down-to-earth guide for people struggling to find their true professional callings. Developed through the author's considerable personal experience and extensive interviews conducted over the past 20 years, it's designed to serve as a jumping-off point for those who'd truly like to combine their "own unique gifts" with "the needs of the world" to carve out a vocational niche that's both individualized and highly rewarding. A helpful guide to using the material in a reading group is included.
As we enter the new millennium, most of us are searching for deeper meaning in our lives-some reliable compass point to guide us ahead.... The Power of Purpose teaches you to embrace the complex questions life is asking you. Find your 'why' and your 'what' and your 'how' will become clear. -- Frederic M. Hudson, Ph.D., Founder and President, The Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara
Dick Leider draws a road map for a life of service and improving the lives of others. -- Walter F. Mondale, former United States Vice President
The Power of Purpose addresses the key issue for many people's lives these days: wanting to feel that their life here on earth is not meaningless. I commend this book to all those seeking help in identifying their mission and calling. -- Richard N. Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?
What are your gifts? How can you best serve? What are you here to do and be in this life? These are the questions Dick Leider raises and helps you answer in The Power of Purpose-a practical guide to finding and fully embracing your calling in life. -- Eric Utne, Founder, Utne Reader