Episode 022

What Happened When I Stopped Searching For My Purpose

Includes TEDx Talk

Have you ever wondered, “What’s My Purpose?” I know I have. In fact, it was something I wondered about for years. I often hear this from others as well. We are in a constant search for purpose and fulfillment, often looking outside ourselves to find it. In today’s episode, I share my personal experience and challenge the idea that purpose is something to be found or identified, but rather an internal state of being. Included in this episode is my TEDx Talk: I Have No Plan and I’ve Never Been More On Purpose, where I discuss the powerful shift that occurred once I stopped asking “What’s my purpose?”, and instead began asking “Am I living on purpose?”

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Barbara Patterson is the owner of a global coaching and consulting company bringing the insights of performance and fulfillment to clients around the world. She helps organizations, leaders, entrepreneurs and coaches access more clarity, creativity, have greater impact and higher levels of performance in work and life. Barb is launching the, BEYOND LIMITS BUSINESS SUMMIT this October in Portland, OR. You can follow Barb on Linkedin ,Twitter and Instagram. You can also subscribe to her weekly blog on her website at 

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