Become Who You Were Born to Be

  • by Brian Souza
  • Narrated by Don Leslie
  • 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Do you ever feel burned out, beat up, or just plain bored, wondering, "Is this all there is"? Do you ever feel trapped in a stressful job that leaves you unhappy and unsatisfied? Do you ever question if you're fulfilling your life's purpose? If so, you are not alone. Like millions of Americans, Brian Souza found himself in this precarious position a few years back. Despite attending dozens of motivational seminars and devouring the best the self-help industry had to offer, Souza was left wanting more. The turning point came when he finally realized it wasn't artificial motivation he was after; he was really searching for a legitimate reason to be motivated. Thousands of hours of research and countless interviews later, Souza finally uncovered the secrets he was looking for all along. Just as musicians must make music, poets must write, and artists must paint, we all have a unique gift designed for a specific vocation that will bring both meaning and purpose to our lives. Become Who You Were Born to Be is a blueprint for discovering your unique gift and using it to realize your personal and professional potential. And to illustrate his life-changing philosophy, Souza relates true stories of everyday people and world-famous celebrities, including Lance Armstrong, Amy Tan, Sylvester Stallone, Garth Brooks, and Oprah Winfrey, who became heroes by overcoming adversity and squeezing every ounce of opportunity from their gifts.


What the Critics Say

"It's the psychological astuteness with which he analyzes the fearful life patterns many Americans fall into that makes this book most valuable." ( Publishers Weekly)
"OUTSTANDING! If there is one book every man, woman, and child should read [this] is definitely it!" (Jackie Joyner Kersee, Olympic Gold Medalist)


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I liked this book, it was easy to listen to with great inspirational stories. I'm not sure how much it will work when I try and put it in to practice but the book left me feeling more positive so that's a great start.
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- Pamela

Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-03-2007
  • Publisher: Books on Tape