Find Your Purpose with This 30-Day Challenge with Alex Banayan



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We’ve all gone through phases where we feel lost or stuck. It might be that you don’t know how to reach a goal you already have in mind, or maybe you don’t even know what your next chapter looks like. 

The steps for figuring out your purpose are simpler than you might think, and you can even work through them solo. It just takes some dedicated time and thoughtfulness. 

Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru talks to Alex Banayan about his 30-day challenge for rediscovering your calling and pursuing the things that light you up. 

Alex Banayan is the youngest bestselling business author in American history. His book, The Third Door, chronicles Alex’s seven-year quest to uncover the definitive mindset of exponential growth and success. The book is a #1 international bestseller and has been translated into more than a dozen languages. Over the course of his unprecedented journey, Alex’s research led him to interview the most innovative leaders of the past half-century, including Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Larry King, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Jane Goodall, Jessica Alba, Quincy Jones, and more.

Named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list and Business Insider’s “Most Powerful People Under 30,” Alex is his generation’s leading expert in high-performance and personal development, having been featured in Fortune, CNBC, Businessweek, The Washington Post, MSNBC, Fox News, and NBC News.

In this episode, we dive into:  

  • The 30-day challenge for uncovering your purpose (8:11)
  • The most common reason why people quit the challenge (22:20)
  • How Alex got clear on his unique skills and goals, and broke free from the expectations of his family (31:15)
  • An exercise for when you feel stuck and need clairity (43:32)
  • Miscommunication and expectations (1:00:58)
  • One of the top regrets of the dying (1:06:11)
  • The Third Door framework (1:09:41) 
  • The number one reason people don’t go after their dreams (1:10:13)
  • Alex’s quest to uncover success (1:30:01)

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For more on Alex Banayan, follow him on Instagram @alexbanayan, on Facebook @alexbanayan, on Twitter @alexbanayan, on YouTube @alexbanayan, and through his website. Get his book The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers here.

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Mark Hyman, MD


Mark Hyman, MD

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