What is your purpose?
May be hard to know or answer right now. But once you discover it, it’s time to take on your quest.
Our next guest realized he wanted to visit every country in the world. It took him years, lots of financial resources and sacrifice with other things along the way to complete it. In this interview we discuss his journey and why having a quest provided him so much life purpose and meaning.
Thank you so much for downloading the School of Greatness episode 89 with Chris Guillebeau.
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“A quest is a long term mission, goal or pursuit. It has a beginning and an end.” – Chris Guillebeau (Click to Tweet)
In This Episode, You Will Discover:
- How and why Chris decided to journey to every country in the world
- World record setting and the World Domination Summit
- The process of writing $100 Dollar Start-up and freedom businesses
“A quest can improve your life. A quest can bring purpose and meaning to your life too.” – Chris Guillebeau (Click to Tweet)
- Defining a Quest
- Where the possibility lies in questing
- Questions to ask before starting your greatness quest
“It’s better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than to be on the top of one you don’t.” – Chris Guillebeau (Click to Tweet)
- Stories of outrageous quests in The Happiness of Pursuit
- Intellectual awareness of mortality vs. emotional awareness of mortality
- The commonalities of people who go on great quests
“It’s about creating greater happiness, meaning and purpose by pursuing a purpose.” – Chris Guillebeau (Click to Tweet)
- How Chris dealt with judgement while traveling to every country in the world
- The role of sub-goals in keeping the momentum of a great quest
- The biggest skill Chris learned from completing his quest (It’s a surprise)
- Plus much more…
“There is no new country.” – Chris Guillebeau (Click to Tweet)
Continue Seeking Greatness:
- Pick up a copy of The Happiness of Pursuit
- Pick up a copy of The $100 Start-Up
- Learn about Benny Lewis the Irish Polygot who learns languages in three months
- Learn more about the World Domination Summit
- Connect with Chris Guillebeau:
- Music Credit: I See Fire by Ed Sheeran (Kalev Remix)
Did you enjoy the podcast?
Are you currently on a quest or did this spark ideas on what quest you would like to take in the future? If so, share in the comments section below what the quest is. Also, The School of Greatness Academy is open for enrollments and starts October 1st. Apply today before it closes down soon!
“It’s hard to avoid the quest hangover.” – Chris Guillebeau (Click to Tweet)