158: Don’t Keep Your Day Job w/ Cathy Heller

Cathy Heller doesn't mean to be the bearer of bad news, but her words are a necessary reminder: “Your purpose isn't something you discover under a rock.” Today we're talking about developing your purpose over time, with an open mind, active listening, and a love for meaningful connection.

For the finale of Season 5 of the podcast, it was only fitting we close out with an episode on one of the most common reasons people turn to Lavendaire: figuring out what to do with your life. This episode has both the practical tips and thought-provoking questions you need to help you do just that.

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In this episode we explore:
  • 2:24 – The life-changing question that started Cathy on a successful life path
  • 8:23 – Why “What is my one purpose in life?” is the wrong question to ask yourself
  • 12:16 – What if I don't want to pick one of my passions over the other?
  • 15:53 – Finding huge success despite the inevitable impostor syndrome
  • 21:52 – The one practice you should be doing to make deep connections with your audience
  • 28:51 – Should you ever hide parts of yourself from your brand? Does it matter?
  • 32:18 – Cathy's dream life, book rec, life-changing habit, best received advice & favorite part about life
  • 35:28 – Lavi Lessons: 3 key takeaways you should reflect on today
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Show notes:
  • We will reach for the highest branch that we can see.
  • On the other side of your pain, there's purpose.
  • Your purpose isn't something you discover under a rock someday. It's something that develops over time.
  • The world will tell you what they need, whether you like it or not. And if you're listening, you'll answer that need however you think you can.
  • People don't need you to be perfect. People just want to connect.

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