Success is best defined by what success means to YOU. That’s what we explore in today’s interview with the author of a wonderful new book that takes a deep dive into how to accomplish exactly that type of success. The discussion is a little bit longer than normal, so rather than the usual thought of the day, we go right to this fascinating discussion with the equally fascinating Laura Gassner Otting.
Interview with Laura Gassner Otting
- The issue of defining success through someone else’s terms.
- The four areas of consonance: Calling, Connection, Contribution, Control.
- Laura’s inspiring story of leaving her job and creating her own firm.
- The danger of believing the “purpose fallacy.”
- Why you are the only one who gets to define your purpose.
- How running coach Rick Muhr aligned what he did with who he was.
- Practical questions to help you define your calling.
- Engaging stories about Tom Webster and Alison Levine.
- Three powerful questions to help you become limitless.
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- Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life by Laura Gassner Otting
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