Danielle LaPorte is the creator of The Desire Map and a multi-talented author whose website, DanielleLaPorte.com, was named by Forbes as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women.”

In this interview, Danielle shares insights on destruction as a creative force for fueling entrepreneurship, and how to let go of your baggage to access your deep, driving desire.

After explaining her own relationship to destruction and the past, Danielle answers several questions on the call about suffering, desiring what you want, finding your voice, and balancing social media exposure with privacy.

She also delves into the format of her Fire Starter workshops, and the one thing she thinks creative minds need when starting out.

After listening to this interview, you’ll want to search for “destruction” as a healthy source for cultivating space for your next  creation.

The interview free to stream, so tune in to listen below!

Listen: Let Go Of Your Sh*t

As You Listen…

  1. What is your association to the word destruction?
  2. What might you “destroy” today that could give you more space to create?
  3. What is holding you back from what you desire?

Listening Guide

0:55  –  Welcoming remarks
2:20  –  Danielle’s relationship to destruction
6:59  –  Destruction yields change and getting over your past
12:41  –  On desire and suffering: “Attachment to the outcome is the root of all suffering”
17:55  –  Desiring what you want even if it is personal, because it’s all personal
20:49  –  Righteous self-help
24:07  –  Self-Doubt is essential for entrepreneurs and artists
29:55  –  Tips for useful and meaningful workshops
36:04  –  Public and private identities
38:28  –  How to find your writing voice
40:46  –  One thing that creatives, entrepreneurs, and writers should do when starting out
44:51  –  Closing remarks

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