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Laura Berman Fortgang, The Little Book of Meaning

Laura Berman Fortgang is truly one of the pioneers in the personal coaching field. She has a number of books to her name including Now What?: 90 Days to a New Life Direction and her most recent The Little Book of Meaning (and no doubt you can immediately see why Laura’s such a great fit with great work.)

Laura was one of the very first personal coaches to be featured on national television including an appearance on Oprah. And on top of running a company that provides coaching and training, she is also an ordained interfaith minister.

In our conversation we:

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Listen to my interview with Laura Berman Fortgang

0:16 Michael introduces Laura Berman Fortgang

0:31 Laura’s books Now What?: 90 Days to a New Life Direction, Living Your Best Life and Take Yourself to the Top

3:10 Hear about the moment that shifted her to expand her practice from coaching to training as a minister – and the importance of listening to the call of Great Work

6:36 Get into why “meaningful work” isn’t all about becoming Mother Theresa – but finding it in the life you currently live

15:15 Talk about how your schedule tells you more about your life than you’d care to admit

19:55 Laura’s book The Little Book on Meaning: Why We Crave It, How We Create It

21:29 How to find out more about Laura Berman Fortgang

21:56 Michael closes the interview

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