International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Beyond Talent: The Powerful G’s in the Life of Multitalented High School Students, A Phenomenology
Nida H. Garcia, Ed.D; Lorenzo C. Cortez; Rogsh Emmanuel H. Garcia; Edreign Pete G. Magdael; Lian Joshua H. Manongsong; Thrisha Nichole A. Carrios; Angelica Marie M. Talamante

Thetrue essence of being multitalented lies not in fame or success but in what multitalented individuals have become because of their talents. Capturing the lived experiences of a group of multitalented high school students, this qualitative phenomenological research has exposed the consequential evidence that plays around the life of multitalented students. Using an in depth semi-structured interview; the articulations of the respondents were gathered and transcribed from emic to etic. Emergent themes surfaced through cool to warm analysis of data via a dendogram were subjected to member checking procedure to ensure data trustworthiness. The phenomenological analysis of data revealed the Powerful G’s in the life of multitalented students namely: the Greater Self, the Greater Good, and the Glorious Divine. These powerful G’s reflect valuable life lessons that can positively influence anddirect human actions to deal with the daily challenges of life effectively andto live life meaningfully.

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