Episode #25 - Marie Forleo: The Power of Doing What Excites You

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In this episode, I speak with entrepreneur, author and philanthropist Marie Forleo about identifying your gifts, doing meaningful work and dealing with criticism.

Marie Forleo is a multi-passionate entrepreneur who was named a though leader by Oprah, host of the award-winning show, Marie TV where she helps people create a life and business they love and she is also the creator of the world-class entrepreneurship training program, B-School.

This episode is for you if you need direction honing in on your gifts and passions, want to learn strategies for dealing with criticism and comparison online, or if you’re a fellow creative entrepreneur who wants resources for creating meaningful work.

Topics covered in this episode

  • How to find your unique gifts (especially if you have “too many interests”)

  • How and why Marie decided to become a life coach at 23 years old

  • Achieving clarity more from engagement rather than thought

  • Why not all our passions need to be monetized

  • Dealing with criticism and how Marie has dealt with it in her own life

  • Lessons Marie has learned from having had an online business for 20 years

  • How comparison is creative kryptonite

  • Avoiding comparison and being yourself in the digital age

  • Resources for starting an online business

  • Marie’s philosophy that “everything is figureoutable”

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Ruben Chavez is a writer, personal development educator, and host of The Think Grow Podcast. He has created a community of over 3 million readers across his collective platforms, including his popular Instagram page ThinkGrowProsper. Along with this blog, these platforms are his way of inspiring and connecting with thoughtful, creative, and ambitious people just like you.