“When giftedness meets preparation, opportunity, steadfastness and consistency, that’s when magic starts to happen.” – Brian Buffini
Everyone is born with natural gifts and abilities, even if they don’t always recognize or use them. In this episode, a live recording from Buffini & Company Peak Experience, Brian explains how to find, appreciate and maximize your gifts. Topics discussed include: Why outside perspective is important, why you mustn’t find your identity in your gifts and why, when you use your gifts in the right way, you become immune to criticism.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to uncover your natural gifts.
- What happens when your gifts are used in the wrong way.
- How to develop your talents.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Stevie Wonder Youtube clip
“The Element,” by Ken Robinson
“The Truth About You,” by Arthur F. Miller
“Flow,” by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long.” – Brian Buffini
“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese proverb
“Pride of gifts robs us of God’s blessing in the use of them.” – William Gurnall
“There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them.” – Ralph Marston
“Go deeper with your gifts. Live more in the state of flow with your gifts.” – Brian Buffini
“We cannot let external criticism, even if it’s true, fortify our internal foe. That foe is strong enough already.” – Steven Pressfield