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From the Author

Where is your treasure?

At a crossroads in his life, Kent Burns went in search of his treasure. The result? After fifteen years as an accountant, within sixty days, he made a life-changing decision to leave accounting and corporate America behind. He left a six-figure salary and took a 100 percent commission recruiting job that guaranteed him ZERO income. Within four years, he was the number one individual producer worldwide at the largest recruiting fi rm in the world. How did he do it?

His treasure hunt led him to answer a simple three-word question: "What'sYour Why?"

The answer has changed his life forever.

What about you?

Has life ceased to be fulfilling?

Do you feel trapped in your current business environment?

Do you see apathy when you look at those you lead?

Do you aspire to drive your organization to increasing levels of excellence?

Understanding your Why will reveal the core factors that motivate you. Understanding your Why

will lead you on a path toward a more meaningful life. It will also help you better understand

those who work in your business. It will allow you to lead them to places they have never been.

They will, in turn, take your business to places it has never been.

So where is your treasure? If you’ve never been on a treasure hunt, perhaps now is your time.

- Kent Burns 2006

About the Author

A business owner, finance leader and top performing sales executive, Kent's combination of experiences is quite rare in the field of executive search. He is an equity Partner and perennial top producer in MRINETWORK'S Indianapolis-North office, which is consistently ranked in the top five of over 1,000 offices Worldwide. In 2003, Kent was the Top-Producing Individual Account Executive for MRINETWORK, outperforming approximately 3,500 recruiters. He is a frequent speaker and has been featured in publications such as Forbes, CFO Magazine, HR Magazine, The Journal of Accountancy, The Boston Globe, Reuters, The Houston Chronicle, The Indianapolis Business Journal and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Kent is able to achieve speed and candidate quality that is unequaled in the world of human capital acquisition, making him one of the country's leading human capital sourcing consultants

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 108 pages
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse (July 24, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1425935443
  • ISBN-13: 978-1425935443
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #409,389 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Tammy on August 23, 2006
Format: Paperback
I bought this to help myself and it has changed the way I look at my life, my family, friends and my co-workers. I manage a small group of people with lots of drive but we lack focus and direction. I ask the 3 major questions from this book and my people really got into this project.

We are planning some team building events and I feel like the dynamic of this mindset is really starting to take hold and we know each but other not just on a surface level now. I hope the results are what I have read about in this book, I feel really inspired by the inital results and can not wait to see how it unfolds!

Great read, easy, quick and Kent has simplified something very complex aspect of being human!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Tom the brain T on September 13, 2006
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I picked up this book and found it very interesting and helpful to keep "integrity" in my life -- that is to be sure what I am doing fulfills my deepest desire. Kent's methods for finding out your deepest reasons for why you do what you do are very simple and really work! I highly recommend reading this book and working the exercises at every stage in your life, if not once a year, as it truly makes you more effective as it helps you understand and make adjustments in your goals, your career and your life. Awesome and easy to read book.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Dave Executive on September 12, 2006
Format: Paperback
What's Your Why? is ideal for people who are looking to gain new perspective on how their inner motives, interests, and needs can be clarified and harnessed for optimal career and self development.

It is written in an accessible style and designed for the busy individual who wants to step off the treadmill for a few moments to gain an extra edge through insight without the obscure theories or shallow exhortations of the typical management or career book.

It is authored by Kent Burns, who has been consistently one of the leading talent recruiters working internationally. Kent has placed hundreds of professionals into top positions with Global 2000 firms, and his vast experience is distilled into practical concepts that will hold value for anyone seeking to advance in his or her career.

Brief, fun, and relevant, What's Your Why? offers a good return on investment for new job market talent and experienced professionals alike.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Zachary jk Troyer on September 20, 2006
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"What's your Why?" addresses a pivotal moment in every life. We get limited opportunities where we actually stop and examine what lies beneath the surface of our lives. Most days expire without any such examination. Picking this book up is one of those moments, and it is an uncluttered guide to asking yourself the kinds of questions that force you to be honest with yourself about who you are, the choices you make, and the desires of your heart. You can't very well lead people to be their best if you can't ask and answer these most meaningful questions of yourself.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Management Guru on August 23, 2006
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The book is such a quick read, yet is back with so much great information that you can't really put it down. It has real life examples that ALL of us can relate to--not any of these Fortune 500 examples that only a handful of people will ever experience. It has made me ponder why I do what I do. It has allowed me to have much more confidence in my personal and work life because I have a greater understanding of my motivations, and it has allowed me to make changes that are necessary to make me more successful and fulfilled.
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