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Episode 5 - All Significance Is Assigned

Episode 5 - All Significance Is Assigned

Update: 2017-09-191
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As I sat finishing up a 7 day leadership course near the wine country of Northern California, out on a 2000 acre ranch that was so isolated by the surrounding hillside I had about half a bar for cell service, tight living quarters spread among 80 or so individuals on a similar path, and no outside modern influences like TV or internet as a distraction…

Nothing but time with my thoughts and an experience that would cause a great deal of thought and change in my life.

In this place I heard what would become one of the most impactful sentences I would ever hear uttered by another individual. The phrase was short and sweet and it burrowed deep into my core the moment I heard them.

Those words were simply this: “All significance is assigned by people.”

On the surface it may not seem like a very powerful statement, however when you go deep with concept it becomes apparent pretty quickly that these words express a profound idea that ultimately puts you in charge of every aspect of your life.

Let’s unpack that… it’s a big stoic philosophy based claim...
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Episode 5 - All Significance Is Assigned

Episode 5 - All Significance Is Assigned