DiscoverImpact Theory with Tom Bilyeu#187 Former Monk Reveals How Mindset Matters | Jay Shetty on Impact Theory
#187 Former Monk Reveals How Mindset Matters | Jay Shetty on Impact Theory

#187 Former Monk Reveals How Mindset Matters | Jay Shetty on Impact Theory

Update: 2020-09-0819
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Purpose. What drives it, how does one discover it, and what’s it all for? Jay Shetty, purpose coach, former monk, and now best-selling author, is regarded as a world expert on such matters. In this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Jay Shetty answers these questions and many more as he takes us on a journey of discovering one’s own passion, strengths, and purpose. He shares his story of becoming a monk, the lessons he learned on dharma and zen, his equation for discovering purpose with passion, how to recognize and develop your true strengths, and how leaning into service leads to a life of peace and gratitude.

 

Check out Jay Shetty’s Book at: https://www.amazon.com/Think-Like-Monk-Train-Purpose/dp/1982134488/ref=sr_1_3?crid=T1N7FA9W7QI6&dchild=1&keywords=jay+shetty+think+like+a+monk&qid=1599244166&sprefix=jay+shetty%2Caps%2C371&sr=8-3 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Jay answers the question, “How close to encapsulating the notion of thinking like a monk can one get?” [1:04 ]

Jay defines the meaning of dharma and discusses his equation for discovering purpose with passion [2:24 ]

Passion through compassion; Jay discusses how pain can drive our passions [5:00 ]

Jay discusses job crafting and the notion, “It’s not part of my job, it’s how I see my job.” [7:59 ]

Seeking beauty; how to escape the “woe is me” mentality [10:25 ]

Jay shares how to recognize and develop your strengths; overcoming the ‘monkey mind’ [13:32 ]

Hard skills and soft skills; Jay discusses the difference and how to approach each one [18:15 ]

Peace and purpose; Jay discusses what it’s all for [19:28 ]

Connecting purpose and meaning to strength; Jay shares how monks tap into service [23:08 ]

The “Mother of Orphans;” Jay shares the inspiring story of Sindhutai Sapkal [25:50 ]

No longer a monk; Jay shares his story of seeking council and leaving the ashram [28:09 ]

Re-contextualizing reciprocity; Jay shares his story of service and giving to others [33:48 ]

Emptying oneself to seek zen; Jay shares the story of the ‘Overflowing Teacup’ [38:22 ]

Escaping the victim mentality; Jay discusses the pitfalls of not having a positive mindset [41:20 ]

Sight, scent, and sound; Jay defines the ‘3 S model’ and its importance [46:46 ]

Training your mind for presence; Building the ‘search for joy’ into your daily routine [54:35 ]

The power and practicality within Jay’s book, ‘Think Like a Monk’ [57:21 ]

 

QUOTES:

 

“It’s not part of my job, it’s how I see my job.” [8:18 ]

 

“The one way to know your strengths is to ask yourself, “What do you do that you feel the most confident doing?”” [15:55 ]

 

“There’s nothing gained out of feeling sorry for yourself.” [43:48 ]

 

 

FOLLOW JAY:

 

WEBSITE: jayshetty.me

BOOK: thinklikeamonkbook.com 

FACEBOOK: facebook.com/JayShettyIW

INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/jayshetty/

TWITTER: twitter.com/JayShettyIW

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#187 Former Monk Reveals How Mindset Matters | Jay Shetty on Impact Theory

#187 Former Monk Reveals How Mindset Matters | Jay Shetty on Impact Theory