Author Gary B. Doyle uses his own lifetime of learning as a business leader and father, combined with the real world experiences of others, to set out a straightforward roadmap for defining your personal Quest.
If you are at a crossroads in your life and wondering how to identify your passions and purpose – and more importantly, how to live them – then this book is for you. THE QUEST answers, once and for all, the age old question of how to uncover and fulfill one’s life purpose in eight clear steps designed to enlighten and inspire.
The process is not magic. It requires readers to do the hard work of digging deep within to find clarity for their personal Quest, and to write and live a plan that will guide the journey.
Step 1: Start Wherever You Are
The author steers you through the process of defining with clarity your view on where you are, how you got there, and who is responsible for it.
Step 2: Accept…Then Move On
Acceptance and gratitude are tools you will learn to use to move fully into the present. The author shows you how to focus only on those things that will allow you to move forward.
Step 3: Uncover Your Purpose
Finding what is in your heart defines your passions. The common themes of your passions will help you uncover your purpose.
Step 4-Find Your Quest
Purpose is balanced with skills, talents, capabilities and desired lifestyle to provide clear identification of your personal Quest.
Step 5-Develop the Plan For Your Journey
Pinpointing your direction and setting goals and mileposts will help you define the route you will follow to your Quest.
Step 6-Exorcise Fear From Your Life
Overcoming fear is critical to staying on your journey. The author identifies several types of fear and provides sound advice for how to exorcise it from your life. No one is exempt from fear, but all of us can learn to use it to our advantage rather than being overcome by it.
Step 7-Stay True to Your Path
The author shows how to find the courage, persistence and determination to stick to your plan through thick and thin.
Step 8-Celebrate Your Success
Celebrating success along the way is critical to the reinforcement of your journey. The author suggests meaningful ways to celebrate that will help you and those around you sustain enthusiasm for the journey to your Quest.
A practical book with an inspirational message, The Quest is intended as a guidebook and resource to help you shape and fulfill your life’s mission.