The Four Purposes of Life with Dan Millman

Episode: 028

Are you confused as to ‘why you are here? ‘ Dan Millman sheds light on finding your purpose.

Introduction:

Dan Millman is a former world champion athlete and the author of several books including: Way of the Peaceful Warrior, The Life You Were Born to Live, and many more. Dan talks about his latest book, The Four Purposes of Life, and what it really means to ‘live a life of purpose’.

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Key Takeaways:
[0:30] Thanks to our sponsor Vancity Buzz.
[0:45] What’s cool in Vancouver that people should check out?
[2:15] What was a defining moment for Dan Millman.
[5:55] Dan talks about his book, The Four Purposes of Life.
[7:30] Dan briefly explains the four purposes in life.
[8:40] How can we accomplish these four purposes?
[9:10] Why does Dan write books?
[10:00] It’s impossible to fail at anything as long as we learn a lesson from it.
[10:35] What is personal growth? Dan explains the 12 concepts.
[13:15] ‘What am I here to do?’
[15:05] Our career’s primary focus is to provide an income for us.
[16:20] You don’t have to love your work all the time.
[17:10] How can you discover your calling?
[20:15] Choosing a career people should do vs. want to do.
[22:25] How can we find our life’s path?
[25:30] What does Dan mean when he says there’s no such thing as a future decision?
[30:05] We make a decision when we act, not when we think.
[31:40] What does success look like to Dan?
[34:35] What legacy would Dan like to leave behind?

 

Mentioned in This Episode:
The Four Purposes of Life by Dan Millman.
Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman.
The Life You Were Born to Live by Dan Millman.

 

Music Credit:
J Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com – lateniteautomatic.com)

 

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