#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.
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
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