#Freedom: Why creating a subtle life is the key to happiness with Sean D'Souza.
the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants
the state of not being imprisoned or enslaved
the power of self-determination attributed to the will; the quality of being independent of fate or necessity
the state of being unrestricted and able to move easily
""we do have some freedom of choice"
Episode 10 of The F Words: Difficult conversations with Dr Leandra Brady-Walker is #Freedom: Why creating a subtle life is the key to happiness with Sean D'Souza.
Sean wakes up at 4am (yes, it's crazy I know) but it's a choice and it's his. It's things like this that allow him and his wife to fly business class all over the world and take a 3 month vacation every year. Sean started his business PsychoTactics™, some 17-ish years ago (before the internet), helping entrepreneurs understand the way their customers brain works.
What we talk about in this episode:
What "freedom" is
Work vs freedom
The reality of entrepreneurs and passive income
The freedom that comes from leverage
When work becomes so much fun that it rules you
Having a clear demarcation between work
How to do your best work
The difference between how kids and adults learn and work
Practice makes perfect
Time management vs energy management
How to make planning work for you
Spending your energy on creating not worrying
Using your energy to make things you love
What driving an electric car teaches you about energy
What hardship teaches us about freedom
Prioritizing what it is you want from life to then create freedom
Creating quality products vs having 100's of 1000's of customers or products to create a business that gives you freedom
Redefining what we call work
The core of freedom is control
Doing things to nourish your soul, whether they are "work" or not
How you don;t have to be good at everything, you just have to be better than most people at one or two things
Create Your Own Freedom
"Work is not the enemy of freedom"
"There is nothing that hasn't been done before, but to get novel insights, your brain needs to be rested"
"Everyday there is a diversion and if you spend energy getting upset with the diversion, you end up failing to see what the diversion is trying to teach you. "
One Small Step:
Mastery. Be smarter than everyone in one way that no one else can do.
And your super power would be....
Convince people that there is no such thing as inborn talent. People who are stunningly brilliant at one thing are often poor at doing other things while the rest of us are average geniuses.
Where to find Sean