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Why Most People Never Find Their Purpose

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If you’re feeling unfulfilled in your working life at all, firstly you are not alone (as this survey revealed) and secondly you should definitely read this article. If you believe we live in a screwed up society, then definitely read this article. If you don’t think we live in a screwed up society, then definitely read this article. Are you getting the impression I want you to read this article? It talks about how most of us live and work to fulfil expectations of others – of society, family, friends etc and we’re reared by an outdated education system designed for the Industrial Age as Sir Ken Robinson points out in this video. Here’s why most people never find their purpose from Inc.com.

You live from the outside in, not the inside out.

People are taught from a very young age to look to others for guidance. Social norming is an important part of childhood–you figure out how to act in relation to everyone else–but the problem begins when you extend that process to include something as personal as your life purpose.

Some have earned our trust and the ability to help us find our unique purpose. If that’s you, consider yourself lucky!

But most people, even the well meaning, opt instead to fit us into a slot that makes more sense for them. To gain their approval, you willingly slide into the slot. To maintain the approval, you learn to chronically deny who you are.

In too many cases, you live the script for someone else’s life.

Continue reading full article on Inc.com

Are you fulfilled? Are you living the life that you really want to be living by focusing on your strengths and innate talents? Which part of ‘why most people never find their purpose‘ did you most resonate with? If you want an insight into the outdated education system and society we’re living in, I highly recommend you watch this video:

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