There’s nothing that compares to the freedom and sheer liberation one feels when they know their most meaningful work
If you’ve already downloaded my free eBook, Your Most Meaningful Work: What It Is, Why It’s Important, and How to Find It, then you’re on your way toward working through the issues of personal mission, purpose, and your MMW. If not, download it here.
The following articles are meant to help you further define your MMW.
My Most Meaningful Work – A 40+ Year Path of Gradual Awakening
In this very autobiographical article, I talk about how I eventually found my MMW and twisting path along the way to this gentle but life-changing awakening. Click here to read this article.
How To Be So Good You Can’t Be Ignored
In Cal Newport’s excellent book, he undermines and exposes the follow your passion to fulfillment approach and methodically lays out a skill-based approach to finding satisfaction with your work.
His work agrees with my approach to doing what you’re genetically predisposed to do, a.k.a. your most meaningful work. Only by doing that which you can’t-not-do will you truly find contentment, excitement, and liberation in your work.
What It It that You ‘Can’t-Not-Do?’
Withe the knowledge of your MMW, comes a warning: Once you find it, you won’t want to do anything else. That’s because isolating your MMW is like a lotus flower inching up from the river’s muddy bottom and finally blossoming into the awaiting sunlight.
To use Maslow’s terminology, it brings you closer to self-actualization and that’s is a very powerful moment. Your MMW is the work you simply can’t-not-do.