100: Discover Your Talents with Don Hutcheson
For 45 years Don has been an entrepreneur, author and coach.
He has created six innovative companies in publishing, advertising and career planning.
Twice a week, on his podcast “Discover Your Talent~Do What You Love,” individuals from around the world share how they’ve built careers of success, satisfaction and freedom.
He recently designed The Discover Your Talent Program to help individuals from age 15 to retirement maximize their career and life plans by understanding their innate talents and abilities.
Don coauthored Don’t Waste Your Talent—The 8 Critical Steps to Discovering What You Do Best (3rd Edition).
He served in the U.S. Army for 3 years as a Russian Linguist and earned his B.A. from Emory University. He is credentialed through the International Coaching Federation.
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Three Key Points:
We all have talents, and when we take the time to uncover them — we unlock the opportunity to make a difference and bring legacy into your life.
It’s hard for a life coach to give advice on how their client can find out who they are, if the counselor or coach doesn’t understand themselves.
So many times we look on external sources for guidance and to discover who we are. But the truth is, who we are is on the inside. Take the time to hear ourselves, open our minds and hearts to it.
3:20 — As a Russian linguist, Don Hutcheson followed his instincts to use his gifts and talents to make the world a better place.
5:00 — Being the founder of a successful ad agency, Don worked with fortune 500 companies and discovered and translated his experience to helping clients discover their talents.
7:30 — With the experience he’d acquired through working with big-named companies like Coca-Cola and IBM, Don has found the method to transform peoples lives by launching them into success through their gifts and talents.
10:15 — Values and family influences are vital for success because when you pay attention to what influenced your parents, you understand that’s where it all started. Creating a personal vision and going in depth into your life you can create a blueprint that you can use for the rest of your life.
16:00 — Gallup says that over 67% of people surveyed are unhappy with their jobs. People aren’t utilizing their talents, making meaningful relationships with their colleagues, etc.
20:50 — Don Hutcheson’s advice for people who are living in mundane careers where they’re unhappy is to simply “stop.” We are not our thoughts, but if you can stop and self-reflect (like through meditation), thing become clear.
25:00 — Out of all the miracles Don had throughout his life, he shares one unforgettable moment with us. Doing an editorial podcast with so many talented people from around the world, he was able to turn it into a program that reaches audiences all around the world.
29:00 — Something happens when you find a common ground of trust and integrity with others. See them get into the consciousness mode that’s hard for us to get into, but becoming aware of other people and share your truth and love.
32:45 — Sharing one more piece of guidance to us on how to live a self-actualized life, Don reveals that if one advances confidently in their dreams, he will meet with success in uncommon hours. This is 100% doable.
36:45 — You attract the people with like-minded authenticity and goals. As long as you find your niche, you will bump into those people that you can help, and will help you.
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