Notes on the book “Is Your Genius at Work?” by Dick Richards.
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- Purpose=the reason your talents exist
The author provides 32 exercises to assist in identifying your genius. The primary method is to give it a name that contains one gerund (a verb that ends with the suffix ing) and one noun. Some examples: Digging Deeper, Taking Care…the possibilities are many. You can make guesses as to what it might be, try it on and keep changing it until it feels right.
4 Key Questions:
- What is your genius?
- Is your genius at work?
- What is your purpose?
- Is your genius on purpose?
I’m still thinking about mine! This is the most helpful book I’ve ever come across to grapple with this question.
Here’s a free tool with word lists to inspire ideas for Finding Genius I created.