How To Find The Work You Were Meant To Do

Have you ever met someone who genuinely loves what they do? They’ll often quietly confess, “You know… I love it so much that it rarely feels like work.”

People like this have hit the career lottery. They’ve found a way to earn a living doing meaningful, profitable work that perfectly aligns with their skills, strengths and experience.

But what if those folks aren’t just lucky? What if there was a way you could crack the code and get your own golden ticket to livelihood Shangri-La, too?

Because let’s be real. When you’re creative and ambitious — not knowing what you’re “meant to do” quickly becomes one of the most overwhelming, frustrating, anxiety and shame-inducing struggles of your life.

You don’t have to choose between “doing what you love” and making a good living. @chrisguillebeau Click To Tweet

At least that was my experience, when I was first getting started on my path.

If you or anyone you know is struggling to figure out what you should be doing with your life, have a listen to my conversation with my friend and best-selling author, Chris Guillebeau.

He’s just written an entire book on the subject called Born For This and today he’s sharing some of the key lessons you need to find the work you were born to do.

Two parts of this wonderful conversation that I think you’ll love.

  • Why both myself and Chris fiercely believe that “Everyone should think like an entrepreneur.” (You need to hear this whether you plan to run a business or not!)
  • The reason Chris believes that, “Winners give up all the time.”

Since this is a topic close to my heart, here are three other episodes that’ll help you find clarity and perspective to move ahead.

Now, Chris and I would love to hear from you.

What’s the single biggest insight you’re taking away from today’s interview and how can you turn that aha into action?

Leave a comment below and let us know!

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Enormous thanks for sharing your voice and making Tuesday one of the brightest, most beautiful days the week!

With so much love and appreciation,

XO

The Secret To More Meaning & Adventure w/ Chris Guillebeau

Words can’t express how deeply grateful I am. Last Friday, we shared about a powerful documentary we’re taking part in called Dream, Girl that focuses on giving young women a more honest, complex, and diverse look at what it takes to lead and grow a modern business.

Thanks to you, that project was more than fully funded in less than 3 hours. The notes you sent to us made us cry tears of joy. I said it before, but I’ll say it again…

Thank you.

Together, we are changing the world. Your support will positively impact thousands, if not millions, of young women in every corner of the Universe.

Forget about getting outside the box, get *in* your box. @chrisguillebeau Click To Tweet

Creating and supporting meaningful, inspiring, and educational media is something we’re committed to, and clearly – you are too.

Speaking of things that are meaningful, I’m excited to share a special episode of MarieTV with you today! If you ever feel a craving for deeper meaning and more adventure, this interview may be just what you need.

Listen in as my talented and wise friend Chris Guillebeau and I discuss his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose To Your Life

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Chris Guillebeau on The 100 Startup

As I’m writing you, the only sounds I hear are the gentle rustling of bamboo leaves and the song of a happy bird outside my window.

It’s truly a magical summer here in Sag Harbor and I feel extremely grateful to be here and share a bit of my joy with you.

Location freedom is one of the things I wanted most in life. While it took me a number of years to make this a reality, I gotta say it was worth the wait.

The choices we make now affect the opportunities available to us in the future. @ChrisGuillebeau Click To Tweet

In today’s episode of MarieTV, you’ll hear one of my favorite tweetables of all time about the power of taking action today in service of your bigger future.

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