There are a lot of lists out there for how to obtain happiness, productivity, etc. As you know Alchemy for Life™ is exactly about that too. So, I’d like to not only share some of these principals, but tell you about my real world experience with them as well as what you will encounter by utilizing them. In other words, what the reality is of these things.

Ikigai – the intersection of all things good

The first is a big one, called Ikigai (pronounced EE-KEY-GUY). I stumbled on this a few years ago. It is the intersection of What you love, what the world needs, what you’re good at and what you can be paid for. Check out the VENN diagram when you listen to the podcast. People talk about this a lot, but don’t really discuss where you start. I think that is one of the most important things to focus on when considering this outlook. Listen for the full discussion.

What makes you feel fulfilled at work?

People often wonder what makes them feel fulfilled. If I ask you how you measure success it is probably an intersection of many things on this chart.