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I Could Do Anything If Only I Knew What It Was

How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It
Narrated by: Barbara Sher
Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
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Publisher's Summary

If you suspect there could be more to life than what you're getting...if you always knew you could do anything if you only knew what it was, this extraordinary book is about to prove you right!

A life without direction is a life without passion. The dynamic follow-up to the phenomenal best-seller Wishcraft, I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was (the New York Times best seller) guides you, not to another unsatisfying job, but to a richly rewarding career rooted in your heart's desire. And in a work of true emancipation, this life-changing sourcebook reveals how you can recapture "long lost" goals, overcome the blocks that inhibit your success, decide what you want to be, and live your dreams forever!

You will learn:

  • What to do if you never chose to be what you are.
  • How to get off the fast track - and on to the right track.
  • First aid techniques for paralyzing chronic negativity.
  • How to regroup when you've lost your big dream.
  • To stop waiting for luck - and start creating it.
©1996 Barbara Sher (P)1996 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

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get the career you want with Barbara sher

felt i was in the right place. this book touched my soul and gave me hope when i was feeling lost

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  • L & L
  • 09-09-2016

Brilliant!

A must for someone who is not looking for just another job, but desires to quell the restlessness of not finding the "right" path or career. If traditional job hunting books are missing the point with resumes and skill set analysis, THIS is the book you want and need!

You may even recognize Elizabeth Gilbert's Flight of the Hummingbird reference to author Barbara Sher's definition of scanners, but there are so many more jewels within these pages! Thank you Barbara!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-02-2018

this book could change your life

Barbara Sher has amazing practical advice and makes me feel like I can actually find and get what I want in life.

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  • S.L.E
  • 17-12-2017

Didn't work for me

A lot of the information presented was good, but it really didn't touch base with my career problem, in this economy, post 21st century recession. A lot of side arm Freudian psychosis, with your inner child. Lack luster , afterschool motivation.

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  • William DeFlorio
  • 29-09-2017

inspirational

I absolutely loved this book. It helped me become unstuck. Great narrator. would recommend this book to anyone looking for direction in life.

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  • Ayesha
  • 21-01-2013

Best book ever!!!

Where does I Could Do Anything If Only I Knew What It Was rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Seriously the most straight forward, insightful book ever. It cuts through all the junk and goes straight to what you need to do to find what you want to do and why you act the way you do.

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  • yablooit
  • 21-05-2016

Wonderful

Very intelligent author with a impressive vocabulary and prose. Offers practical solutions and discusses the "inner work" necessary before setting out on your passion hunting quest.

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  • random thoughts
  • 11-04-2019

What if your life didn't have to be just one thing

Great for people still looking for "that one thing" to do with your life. Maybe it isn't just one thing; perhaps you are a "scanner". Or maybe you are a "diver" but can't make the big jump. Love this author, and her narration is warm and encouraging.

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  • SunflowerGurl
  • 10-06-2018

Pretty good book that hits all corners

Barbara Sher analyzes and dissects the confusion and feelings into little manageable pieces to comprehend as well as exercises to move on.

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  • laurel lawson
  • 23-03-2018

Love

even if you know what you want to do, great book! for counselors, great resource

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-12-2017

LIFE-CHANGING- A MUST (READ) LISTEN

Loved every word of it... Absolute Gold...
will have to listen to it a few more times... Awesome input and ideas as you identify yourself with the authors insight...
This book delivers above expectations...
Will want to hear more from Barbara.
Thx a million