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Oct 19, 2020

Meet Dandapani, a Hindu priest, entrepreneur, and former monk who is revolutionizing the business world with his practical and simple systematic approach to balancing work/life challenges. Dandapani is an expert on various topics surrounding self-development and provides simple, practical tools that are easily applicable in every aspect of daily life. This conversation will focus on life's purpose and managing energy.

Timestamped show notes
01:51 - How Dandapani became a monk and an entrepreneur
04:00 - Finding life’s purpose
06:21 - Entrepreneurs don’t know their purpose
09:54 - Dandapani’s core purpose
11:21 - It’s always about alignment
13:43 - How to spend real time
17:44 - Sometimes it takes a catalyst to find your purpose
18:45 - Advice for energy management
22:14 - What is an “energy vampire”
25:43 - “Where awareness goes, energy flows”
29:11 - How do you be present?
34:02 - How does someone know that you’re not present?
36:52 - Practicing distraction
38:26 - How do you concentrate?
43:23 - Making a change
47:41 - Dandapani’s journey from Santa Monica to New York to Florida
51:53 - How can entrepreneurs help others?
53:24 - How to reach out to Dandapani

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