What Is The Authentic Self Profile
The Authentic Self Profile reveals your unique potential, purpose, and power. Just as you have a unique fingerprint, you also have a unique life blueprint. This blueprint is your personal roadmap on how you can live an authentic life. Your life journey is unique to you. It is like no other.
You cannot read a book on how someone else succeeded in life and expect it to work for you. Everyones journey is unique. The secret to your success lies in living your unique and authentic footprint. You could say the profile represents your authentic book of life. Imagine having your very own book of life. Not someones else’s book but your own.
The Authentic Profile produces a detailed 80+ page report. Each life aspect contains an archetype. Each archetype has four sections. 1. The Power and Potential Of The Archetype. 2. The Self Sabotaging or Shadow Side Of The Archetype. 3. The Impact Of The Archetype on Professional and Personal Relationships. 4. Strategies For Unleashing The Power And Potential Of The Archetype.
The profile contains 8 life aspects. Within each aspect sits a specific archetype. Each life aspect is further grouped into 3 categories.
This represents your intrinsic drivers and motivators which lead to self fulfilment. Your work should always reflect this.
Talents or Strengths
These represent your unique talents in achieving your goals.
These are your key self sabotaging behaviours. Unless managed, they will prevent you from fulfilling your purpose and potential.
Your Destiny represents the path or direction that provide’s your greatest life fulfilment. It combined with your Spiritual Purpose determines your full life’s purpose.
Seeking work aligned to your destiny will bring you the greatest success and fulfilment.
Your Spiritual Purpose represents your higher calling. It paves the way to you fulfilling your life purpose. It is the path less traveled by most. This is because it demands that you dare to live authentically rather than be one of the crowd.
Your Destiny and Spiritual Purpose represent your highest aspirations and purpose in life.
Talents or Strengths
Your Signature Personality is your dominant way of responding to the world. Expressing this is key to unlocking your power and potential. Your Signature Personality is akin to signing your signature on everything you do. It is the way you leave your biggest mark on the world every day. Without its daily expression, success and happiness will elude you.
Higher Self Expression
Your Higher Self expression has the power to take you from ordinary to extraordinary. This occurs when used in combination with your Signature Personality.
Your Higher Self Expression and Signature Personality are your two most powerful strengths.
Your Supporting Personality strengthens and supports the impact of your Signature Personality.
Your Hidden Personality contains hidden character traits. They often remain hidden until you consciously choose to use them. It can either assist or impede you depending on whether you are living off its strengths or shadow side.
Your Lower Will represents your major self sabotaging behaviours. It has strong egotistical overtones. It will often prevent you from living your true purpose, power, and potential .
Key Traits To Be Mastered
Key Traits To Be Mastered represent key character traits you will have difficulty expressing. This is because you are usually stuck in its self sabotaging behaviours. When they appear in your profile, it is a sign to pay attention. Along with your lower will, it is essential that you focus on moving beyond them.
You can have up to eight in your profile, but on average most people have around 5. There are eleven Archetypes, each comprising:
Strengths, self sabotaging behaviours and impact on personal and professional relationships.
The Business Wizard
The Business Wizard represents someone who possesses great business acumen. Jeff Bezos is someone who possesses this archetype.
The Charismatic Communicator
The Charismatic Communicator represents someone who possesses great communication and influencing skills. Sir Winston Churchill possessed this archetype.
The Channeller espouses advanced insights and knowledge well beyond the norm. Elon Musk possesses this archetype.
The Creative’s strength is their creativity either in thought (innovation) and or physical actions (art). Walt Disney possessed the creative archetype.
The Freedom Fighter
The Freedom Fighter has a strong desire to restore justice, freedom, and equality to the world. Nelson Mandela possessed this archetype.
The Humanitarian has a strong need to assist humankind. Mahatma Gandhi possessed this archetype.
The intuitive has the ability to read people and situations well. Mahatma Gandhi possessed this archetype and, strangely enough, so did Adolf Hitler. This is an example of how archetypes can be used or misused. Misuse is caused by living on the shadow or self sabotaging side of an archetype.
The Intuitive Change Agent
The Intuitive Change Agent loves creating change for the advancement of humankind. They are great disruptors. Steve Jobs possessed this archetype.
The Intuitive Global Leader
The Intuitive Global Leader loves leading and pioneering new ways of being in the world. Martin Luther King Jnr possessed this archetype.
The Restorative loves to devise systems, processes and procedures. They are usually passionate about improving how things are done. Bill Gates possessed this archetype.
The Visionary Leader
The Visionary Leader loves to be in charge and lead others towards their big visions. It is not surprising that Martin Luther King Jnr, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk all possessed this archetype.
The true power of the profile comes when you look at which archetypes sit in major life aspects.
Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have the following archetypes in their major strengths and life purpose. The Visionary Leader, Business Wizard and Intuitive Change Agent.
Also situated their challenges were The Business Wizard and Restorative. This is why they are so demanding and difficult to work for.