The Person Called YOU
Why You're Here, Why You Matter & What You Should Do With Your Life
By Bill Hendricks
"I can't stand my job anymore."
"I feel like I have no direction.”
“What should I really be doing with my life?”
"What’s my purpose?"
For the past twenty years, Bill Hendricks has been helping people of all ages and stages stymied by those kinds of questions. The key is found in harnessing the power of their giftedness. Every person has their own unique giftedness. Including you. And the best way to discover it is not through a test or an inventory or a gift assessment exercise, but from your own life story.
The Person Called YOU is a celebration, exploration, and explanation of human giftedness. Bill describes what it is (and isn’t), where it comes from, and how you can discover your own giftedness. Most importantly, he shows the potential of that insight to transform your life. Especially your work and relationships. Rather than just paying lip service to the popular notion that “everyone is unique,” Bill puts a fine point on just how unique you really are, and how your personhood and purpose are inseparably linked.
You’re not just a “type” of person. You’re you! With a unique way of doing life that fits you for a particular calling. Honor that God-given wiring and you’ll start waking up with a sense of meaning, purpose, confidence, and direction. No, your problems won’t all be solved. The world doesn’t work that way. But as Bill shows through numerous stories of the people who've engaged him, it works a lot better when you use your giftedness to make your best contribution.
The Person Called YOU is a practical guide to living the life you were meant to live. It’s for anyone who knows they aren't quite where they ought to be—where they would flourish—and wants to start being who they were made to be. Is that really possible? Absolutely! It all begins with what Bill calls the “good truth” about you.
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Discovering Your Giftedness: A Step-By-Step Guide
This is the expanded, on-line version of the exercise in the appendix of The Person Called YOU (p. 207). It's similar to (though much simpler than) the approach we use at The Giftedness Center to discover people's giftedness. In this exercise, you'll tell certain kinds of stories from your own life history to a partner, then analyze those stories to find your particular pattern of behavior.