E16: Gregg Levoy and Finding Your Calling
“Find a place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep hunger”
Do you feel like your career isn’t fulfilling you? Do you, or would you like to, have a sense of deeper purpose, or calling? Do you want to know how to follow your passions and create a life authentic to your innermost desires? In this episode, you’ll hear from an expert who specialises in helping people with these questions.
Gregg Levoy is the author of Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion and Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life, workshop leader and blogger for Psychology Today.
2:10 – What does Gregg do?
6:40 – Do we all have a calling?
12:10 – Finding purpose
14:55 – What if I don’t know what I’m passionate about?
17:15 – Millennials, finding work and sacrifice
23:00 – Is it practical to follow my passions?
28:30 – The messages of the psyche
37:05 – What signs should people look for?
48:30 – Putting off your passions
52:30 – Competence and passion
59:00 – How to move toward your passion
1:06:00 – Advice to younger self