Episode #071: Discover What You Were Meant to Do with Jeff Goins

Jeff GoinsToday my guest, Jeff Goins, wants to encourage you to abandon the status quo and live a life that matters.

His new book, due out March 24th, is designed to help you do just that. And when you add in the fact you can pick it up for nothing more than the cost of shipping – plus a plethora of freebies – you’ve got no excuse but to act (read on).

In his new book, The Art of Work: A Proven Path for Discovering What You Were Meant to Do, Jeff sets out to describe seven common characteristics he’s identified after encountering hundreds of stories from people, just like you, who have found their calling. Each of these seven characteristics are like overlapping stages that, once started, continue for the rest of your life. Check out my interview below for more.

He’s also authored several previous books including, The In-Between: Embracing the Tension Between Now and the Next Big ThingWrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life and You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One).

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In today’s episode, Jeff will share:

  • The concept of succeeding, not despite our failures but because of them
  • The importance of mindset and what Jeff learned from his dad about doing your best
  • The Portfolio Life, and why the future belongs to those willing to embrace it
  • And much more!

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Jeff Goins’ New Book (for FREE!)

You can pre-order your copy of The Art of Work: A Proven Path for Discovering What You Were Meant to Do, and only pay for shipping. Plus, get several hundred dollars in extras from Jeff.

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Jeff Goins

Jeff’s Other Books

The In-Between: Embracing the Tension Between Now and the Next Big Thing

Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life

You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One)

Books Jeff Recommends

The Age of Unreason by Charles Handy

Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination by Neal Gabler

Bonhoeffer: A Biography by Eric Metaxes

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller by Ron Chernow

Resources Mentioned

The best place to find out more about Jeff is on his website.

Order Jeff’s new book and only pay shipping when you pre-order before March 24, 2015 (supplies are limited).

Be sure and check out Jeff’s online course for writers called Tribe Writers. Find the audience your writing deserves.

Follow Jeff on Twitter…@JeffGoins.

Hear my first interview with Jeff back in 2013 on his book The In-Between: Embracing the Tension Between Now and the Next Big Thing.

Jeff and I also chatted about the SCORRE Conference and it’s founder Ken Davis.

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