Chad Barr Interviews Dov Baron: Finding Your Passion Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 437

I am thrilled to share with you this fascinating conversation I had with Dov Baron. He is ranked: Top 100 Leadership Speaker by Inc Magazine, and #1 Podcast for Fortune 500 Executives by Inc. He is Entrepreneur Magazine Contributor, The Talent Authority, Dragonist.


1:48 What do you do?

  • Identifying your primary drivers and purpose

3:41 Why do we struggle finding our purpose and how to uncover it?

  • Purpose is not manufactured but elicited
  • Why we are not objective in our subjective reality
  • Why we need experts to help us see what we don’t see
  • The distinction between passion and purpose

5:35 What do you do to help organizations increase their success?

  • Measuring success as fulfillment

7:54 How can we use the gifts and talents we are given in various areas of our lives?

  • No learning is wasted
  • Why just because you are good at something does not mean that you should do it?
  • Like Michelangelo, I cheap away at people everything that’s false to reveal their purpose, which is what’s real

13:10 Who are the leaders you admire and why?

  • From the Baal Shem Tov to Kahlil Gibran to Martin Luther King and others
  • Why innovation is not a tweak?

16:47 Creating Global Digital Empire®

  • The purpose of books is not to fill you with wisdom but to create your own
  • Overcoming self-doubt
  • Your gifts, dreams and hopes were not given to you by mistake, and why you must express them
  • How do you become a content creator?

22:12 Why we have a responsibility to ourselves and humanity to share our wisdom with the world?

  • Are you feeding your ego or move people to action?
  • If content is not king what is the king?

25:49 Where do your content ideas creation come from?

28:49 How have you leveraged your web presence to strengthen your success?

  • Leadership and global reach are all about relationships

32:20 How do you strengthen relationships? 

  • The role of empathy, compassion, honoring and serving

36:08 Brining your heart, soul and mind into your work

  • On becoming a purpose driven organization

38:34 Creating your podcast empire

  • Getting on others’ show and creating your own
  • What is it that you want the listener to walk away with?
  • Crafting the story
  • Why it’s more lucrative than ever leveraging podcasts and building that platform

44:10 Biggest challenge you had to overcome

  • Who’s on your team?
  • Who’s your tribe and why you must have one?

48:15 What are the 3 biggest growth insights?

  • Finding your purpose
  • Identifying who you are serving?

55:56 Are you optimistic about the future of our world?

  • The future does not exist in the past
  • You are born magnificent, whole, and complete!

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