The Art of Work

A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do

05 Building Bridges

Jeff discusss why finding your calling happens not by making a leap but instead by building a bridge.

Here’s Jeff Goins on the principle of Building Bridges.

Show highlights

In this episode, Andy Traub and I discuss:

  • Why discovering your calling is not an epiphany but a series of intentional decisions.
  • How building bridges is better than taking a giant leap into the unknown.
  • What pursuing your calling and falling in love have in common.
  • Why we are tempted to prematurely take a leap into new endeavors.
  • The importance of timing your transitions.
  • Why anyone can pursue their calling.

Quotes and takeaways

  • Don’t take a leap; build a bridge.
  • The best way to succeed at fulfilling your calling is to start small and take little steps.
  • Relationships take time, as do dreams.
  • We make our way from dream to reality through a series of small intentional steps.

If you want to move down the proven path to discovering what you were meant to do then we encourage you to pick up a copy of The Art of Work.

We hope you’ll join us in our next installment of The Art of Work Conversations where Jeff discusses why when you think you’ve failed, feel stuck or just want to give up, you’re in the perfect position to grow.

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