The Eight Facets

The Eight Facets are the scaffolding for Purpose Discovery work. To live your purpose fully, all eight need to be engaged. These deepen and develop over time, and not all concurrently. Each facet builds on one another.

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Vision

Your soul's imagining of an ideal/evolved world, were you to embody your deepest aspiration and purpose. 


Values

The deepest values that you are called to manifest in the world. These universal values reflect what you love and care for most—they are always beneficial to you and other beings.


Powers

Your unique genius and talents which enable you to fulfill your purpose.


Essence

The quality of your natural, effortless presence, which is a subtle transformative power. Examples: Gahndi, Justice; Mother Theresa, Compassion.


Giveaway

Your unique transformative process. This is the heart of what you do—regardless of your job/career—that is essential to your purpose.


Task

Your assignment, or mission that you undertake to support your vision. This is the practical and tactical work that activates your purpose in real world terms.


Message

An inspiring, essential truth you were born to communicate to your community and audience.


Delivery

The visible system (career, profession, vocation) through which you offer your Giveaway to the world. Writer, lawyer, minister, comedian.