The life coach industry has become extremely popular in the last ten years, but my guest today, Laura Berman Fortgang is a life coach pioneer.
You may have seen Laura’s incredibly popular TEDx Talk (it had over 550,000 views), and she has also been featured on Oprah and The Morning Show.
As the author of Now What?: 90 Days to a New Life Direction, The Prosperity Plan: 10 Steps to a New Life Direction, Living Your Best Life: How to Discover Your Life’s Blueprint for Success and more wonderful books, Laura shares her incredible insights about how to get up and discover your purpose.
Tune in to today’s show as Laura and I talk about how the plan for success in the modern world is outdated, how to use comedy and acting in political ways, how to find your life purpose and more.
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“You don’t choose your purpose, it chooses you. So if you look at your whole life as a picture, think about how do people come to you? What do they come to you for just naturally? It doesn’t have to do with your job description.” – Laura Berman Fortgang
- What is identity
- How to follow your creative impulse
- What is a life story process
- Why people say “I don’t know”
- How acting can be political
- What you can do with a theater degree
- How to get more involved in politics
“Everyone says that you can be whatever you want when you grow up, but then when it comes to choosing a college or course of study it’s like, ‘yeah, but how are you going to make a living at that?’.” – Laura Berman Fortgang
“The identity is the eggshell, it’s the part that falls away. And the real you is the golden center inside of the eggs, and we can make that into many many many things.” – Laura Berman Fortgang