The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz

Ep. 11: Author of "Callings" and "Vital Signs", Gregg Levoy

August 23, 2022 Eric Teplitz Episode 11
The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz
Ep. 11: Author of "Callings" and "Vital Signs", Gregg Levoy
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Gregg Levoy is the author of two remarkable books: "Callings: Finding and Following An Authentic Life" and "Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion".

He is a regular blogger for Psychology Today, former columnist and reporter for USA Today and the Cincinnati Enquirer, and has written for the New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, Omni, Fast Company, and many other publications.

He frequently speaks and presents workshops on topics related to discerning one's callings and cultivating passion in our lives, and has appeared on media outlets such as ABC-TV, CNN, NPR and PBS.

Gregg Levoy Links:
Website: https://www.gregglevoy.com/
Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Gregg-Michael-Levoy/e/B00OJZD284/ref=aufs_dp_fta_dsk?&_encoding=UTF8&tag=inspiredliv02-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=f5e062b570ddd851947c915be93fea3e&camp=1789&creative=9325
Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/contributors/gregg-levoy

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The Person You Want to Be intro
Introducing Gregg Levoy
A prober of the inner life, from a young age
A twin brother
Cultural messages about following your heart
Paradox and making room for opposing internal forces
Braver Angels
Coming of age as a writer
This Business of Writing
Courage and authenticity
A passage from Vital Signs
The appearance of queens
A student of his dreams
The Oprah story
Conclusions derived from disappointment
Suffering and growth
Origins of Callings
Patience
Important questions
What is calling Gregg now?