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This week we talk to Jeff Goins about The Art of Work

Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, son, and border collie. He has authored four books and frequently speaks on writing, creativity, and making a difference. His website, Goinswriter.com, has been visited by more than four million people from all over the world.

His latest book is called The Art of Work

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In This Interview Jeff and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable
  • The fixed and growth mindsets
  • Choosing between being a victim and a victor
  • The secret to an extraordinary life
  • Finding your calling
  • How for most people finding their calling is a roundabout process
  • How hidden in our obstacles and challenges often lie our purpose
  • Learning to take the next step
  • Using the surprises and setbacks we encounter for the good
  • Walking the path of your life
  • That difficulties are a prerequisite to a meaningful life
  • How mentors come in many forms and multiple people
  • Accidental apprenticeships
  • How no one gets changed by an idea, it takes action along with the idea
  • Not dreaming but doing
  • How the work always comes before we feel ready

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Todd Henry- The One You Feed

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This week we talk to Todd Henry about developing your authentic voice

Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of three books (The Accidental CreativeDie Empty, and Louder Than Words) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.

His book Die Empty was named by Amazon.com as one of the best books of 2013.

His latest book, Louder Than Wordsis about how to develop an authentic voice that resonates and creates impact. Bestselling author Tom Rath called it “…one of the best guides to living a meaningful life I have ever read

 

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Mini Episode: Consistency

The importance of consistency in behavior change. Consistency of action is critical. It's amazing what a series of small steps taken day after day can do.

 
"What you do every day matters than what you do once in awhile"- Gretchen Rubin
 
"A jug fills drop by drop"- The Buddha

"Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative" -Oscar Wilde

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This week we talk to Rabbi Rami Shapiro about perennial wisdom

Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author, poet, essayist, and educator whose poems have been anthologized in over a dozen volumes, and whose prayers are used in prayer books around the world. Rami received rabbinical ordination from the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion and holds both Ph.d. and D.D. degrees. He has created a synagogue, worked as a management consultant for Fortune 500 companies, and got initiated into the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta.

In addition to writing over 30 books, Rami writes a regular column for Spirituality and Health magazine called “Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler” He also host his own podcast Essential Conversations with Rabbi Rama.

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In This Interview Rabbi Rami and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable.
  • How the good wolf can teach the bad wolf
  • Why Rabbi Rami is a Jew
  • How wisdom comes out of dialogue
  • The importance of thinking critically & paradoxically
  • The four components of perennial wisdom
  • The idea of spiritual maturity
  • The role of Believing in Something vs. Experiencing Something

 

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This week we talk to Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde

Johnette Napolitano is an American singer, songwriter and bassist best known as the lead vocalist/songwriter and bassist for the alternative rock group Concrete Blonde.

Johnette is currently a resident of Joshua Tree, California. She composes music for films and works as a gallery artist, specializing in working with discarded and reclaimed materials. She also takes care of rescue horses.

Her latest record is called Naked and her book is called Rough Mix.

Chris and I have been huge fans of her work for over 25 years.

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In This Interview Johnette and I Discuss...

  • The One You Feed parable.
  • Channeling negative emotions into art.
  • The role of our environment on our moods.
  • Finding the right balance between repressing and indulging our moods.
  • Flamenco dancing.
  • The danger of denying the spiritual side of ourselves.
  • How relevant "God is a Bullet" is today.
  • Willing her property to The Desert Land Trust.
  • Being rejected early in their career.
  • The song "True"
  • Paradox and Contradiction.
  • How cliches are cliches for a reason.
  • Fear of missing out.
  • Working with Harold Budd.
  • Using social media in a positive way.
  • The mystery of life.
  • Her new three song EP.
  • Moving out of Hollywood.
  • Her new song "Here"
  • The things she does to comfort herself.
  • Who "Joey" is about.
  • The lesson that has taken her the longest to learn.
  • How life can end at any minute and learning to appreciate it while we are here.
  • How every moment is precious.
  • That sleep is the sex of the new millennium: you'll be lucky if you get any.

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God is a Bullet

True

Here

Joey

 

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