13: Jeff Goins on the art of work and finding deep meaning in what you do

Jeff Goins is the author of four books, including the best-seller, The Art of Work.  He’s also a popular blogger and speaker where he talks about writing and life.

We can learn a bunch from Jef and his experiences in building a career doing what he loves, while at the same time finding deep meaning in his work.

Key points:

  • Why there needs to be difficulty in your work
  • Why sometimes getting everything you want isn’t enough
  • Why focusing on survival is a mistake
  • Why you shouldn’t wait to feel unafraid
  • What riding a bicycle can teach you about fear
  • Why you should consider adopting the portfolio life
  • Why the day after you quit your job can feel like the worst day of your life

Listen to the 26-minute episode here

Show notes:

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