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Identifying your path in life

1). Stedman Graham has recently written a book titled, "Identity: Your Passport to Success" What is Stedman's main message that he trying to convey in this book?

2). As a college graduate how can I utilize Stedman's message that he trying to convey in his book toward my life presently and also into the future?

3). How does a person's values and attitudes shape their identity?

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I read this when it came out last year. The point and purpose of the book and your questions are crystal clear. However, the book does have some inconsistencies that I lay out.

Stedman Graham has recently written a book titled, Identity: Your Passport to Success What is Stedman's main message that he trying to convey in this book?

The message is the strength of the book. Having a rational and coherent sense of self is absolutely necessary to gain your rightful place in society, to have substantial goals and to deal with criticism in a positive way.
Once you realize that your identity is solid and good, that becomes your foundation. This sense of vocation will then bring you through life with an equal degree of rationality.
In addition, this point can be expanded by holding that values come from identity, not the other way around (the author says both at different times). There are no "abstract" moral norms. There are concrete situations within which you must draw on inner resources to come to the right decision. Without identity and a sense of purpose, from where will your decisions come?

As a college graduate how can I utilize Stedman's message that he trying to convey in his book toward my life presently and also into the future?

The 9-step process is the main part of the book. If you get that, you get it all. Now, you have to include those things important to you. I cannot, but I can generalize from it.

As a college graduate, I assume you might be between 21-25. You are, in many ways, still maturing. Yet, you also know your strengths and weaknesses.
Building a "life plan" begins with both what you are good at and what makes you happy. These should be the same thing.

Formulate the ends. What is your goal?
Formulate the means. What is the more efficient and moral way to reach them?
Formulate the virtues. This is another strength. Things like honesty and thrift are rational ways of living. They require discipline and ...

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