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People of Purpose

Connecting people to their unique human experience through Purpose.

Nov 27, 2017

The tables have turned and your host has become the guest! I figured it was time listeners got to know their host better. I've been hearing a lot of intrigue from episode 000 in which I introduced my story and my purpose.  If you wanted to know what I'm doing with my life, what experiences have shaped me, and ways in which I think you can seek and find your purpose this is your episode.

For today's episode I asked my good friend Austin Schauer to interview me. Austin has a unique combination of being seriously-minded, but also hilarious and able to add a lighthearted touch to deeper conversation. I think he does an excellent job at asking good questions and drawing out substantive answers.

Another reason I asked Austin to host this episode is because we share many common experiences. Austin and I both grew up in Topeka, Kansas and were even born in the same hospital. We were in a middle school rock band together,  went to the same high school, and did policy debate together. We also have both taught in Thailand. 

Austin actually just arrived back from Thailand. It was a treat to catchup for the first time in a few years back in our hometown. I admire Austin's enthusiasm for life and his faith in following his unique path. After graduating from the University of Kansas, he got his Master's degree in English from the University of Oregon. He is planning to move to LA soon to write sketch comedy.

I'm so thankful for all the preparation Austin put into preparing for and delivering this episode. Please enjoy this episode with your host Tanur Badgley.


Resources Mentioned:--------------

Letters to a Young Poet - Rainer Maria Rilke

Yes Man - Danny Wallace 

The Tim Ferriss Show

Designing your Life - Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

KIPP charter schools

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