What is it that takes entrepreneurial spirits and moves them into the next phase of life—beyond scarcity and into abundance? In this episode, I get to talk with my good friend Chris Ryan about life’s purpose and how we can find, secure, and act on that purpose. As the CEO of Gobundance, Chris shares the key to finding success that is significant and meaningful.
Listen in to hear about some key twists and turns in his life, the key people that sowed wisdom into him, and the lessons he learned along the way. Chris also discusses the good and bad that comes with perfectionism, the importance of work ethic, and how to find (and create) massive significance in your life.
- 1:40 – Chris’ background and passion for pinpointing significance in life.
- 3:28 – What defined him and what drove him in life.
- 5:25 – The power of work ethic and unconventional dedication.
- 8:43 – The importance of soft skills and how to leverage them.
- 14:07 – Why having mentors and surrounding yourself with wisdom are crucial.
- 16:31 – The purpose Chris has found in his life.
- 18:20 – How to find mentors or a community that works with your place in life.
- 21:35 – The two most important currencies in life.
- 26:28 – Key frameworks to pass on to your children.
- 29:10 – How to look at your life in terms of gratitude and philanthropy.
Featured on the Show:
- Chris Ryan: LinkedIn
- The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown
- The Price of Privilege by Madeline Levine
- The Blessing of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Mogel
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