#032: Graduated and Clueless: How to Live with Purpose After College [Podcast]
February 2, 2014•35 min
No matter how old you are, clueless-ness is a state of mind. In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I share how I identified my strengths, connected with my passions, and found my way after college. Photo Credit: Jeff Sanders The Penske truck in the picture is the truck my wife and I drove from Columbia, Missouri to Boston, Massachusetts just two months after I graduated college. This is the moment I officially entered the real world. Listen to Episode #032 Tip of the Week For this week's tip I share how to brainwash yourself with personal development. Featured Content In this episode, I share how to live with purpose after college. Create a Thought Development Plan Create a Personal Development Plan Create a Global Development Plan “Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” - Howard Thurman Resources Mentioned in the Show Graduated and Clueless [The $7 Special] Earl Nightingale's "The Strangest Secret" [listen to the audio program] StrengthsFinder 2.0 [book by Tom Rath] Interview of August Turak [listen to episode #27] The War of Art by Steven Pressfield [blog post] “If you were meant to cure cancer or write a symphony or crack cold fusion and you don't do it, you not only hurt yourself, even destroy yourself. You hurt your children. You hurt me. You hurt the planet. You shame the angels who watch over you and you spite the Almighty, who created you and only you with your unique gifts, for the sole purpose of nudging the human race one millimeter farther along its path back to God. Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part of the actor. It's a gift to the world and every being in it. Don't cheat us of your contribution. Give us what you've got.” - Steven Pressfield Announcements If you have not yet joined The 5 am Club, you can easily do so today for free. When you join the club you will get a free copy of The 5 AM Miracle eBook, which shows you exactly how to wake up each morning with vigor and make enormous progress on your biggest goals. To join The 5 AM Club AND jump-start your morning, visit 5amMiracle.com. For my next podcast episode I will be featuring questions from you! That's right, an entire episode devoted to answering listener questions. So, be sure to click the big red button below and leave a voicemail today. I will also take questions via email. Subscribe to the Show To make sure you don't miss a single episode of the podcast, I encourage you to subscribe in iTunes. iTunes iHeartRadio Stitcher Spreaker RSS Leave a Voice Message If you have a question or comment that you would like me to address on the podcast itself, I highly encourage you to send me a voice message, which I will play on the show. You can also email me your questions and comments. Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to record each episode. This is not a complete word-for-word transcript, though it does provide you with a detailed account of what I do to produce every episode of this podcast. Download the script. Your Feedback If you enjoyed the show, please rate my podcast in iTunes and write a brief review. That would help tremendously in getting the word out. Thanks a bunch!