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Wisdom from Brian Schwartz

Wisdom from Brian Schwartz

The keys to finding fulfillment in life may be different for each of us, but here is what I have discovered to work for me… and the essence of what I’ve discovered after my nearly 40 years on this wonderful planet. I hope these insights launch you into the next decade with powerful new renewed force and energy.

I discovered these four distinctions in the 50+ entrepreneurs I interviewed, but I do believe at their core, they also lead to a more fulfilling life:

1. Embrace a consuming passion by sharing it with others. Surround yourself with others who share your passion and you’ll find they fuel that passion to take it further. Like a plant, if you don’t give it sunshine to grow, it will die. Never let your passions die! The ‘sticky’ passions are those more important to others than they are to you. The more you share it, the stronger it becomes. Sharing it can be like adding a drop of MiracleGro!

2. Pursue an impersonal goal. When you discover a purpose greater than yourself, you are willing to do it despite the money. It’s more about the impact on other people than on you. I have found that by focusing more on others, I am both energized and I avoid depression. Continue reading at

Brian is the award-winning author of 50 Interviews: Entrepreneurs Thriving in Uncertain Times.

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8:03AM PDT on Jun 7, 2012


7:56AM PDT on Jun 7, 2012

Great advice-thanks

6:04PM PDT on Jun 6, 2012

thanks for sharing this inspirational article, Gail

10:14AM PDT on Jun 6, 2012

thank u!

5:49AM PDT on Jun 5, 2012

Thanks for the article.

10:55PM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

Thanks for sharing your point of view.

10:51PM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

Brian, I couldn't have said it better. Thanks for continuing to inspire me. Janice

10:51PM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

why wisdom isn't a product of the masses especially those in field of power?

10:50PM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

Brian, I couldn't have said it better. You are a great inspiration to me.

7:36PM PDT on Jun 4, 2012


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