Why Success Isn’t the Answer | Mike Posner on Impact Theory

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Between his two hit songs “Cooler Than Me” and “I Took A Pill In Ibiza,” Grammy-nominated musician Mike Posner found himself questioning not only his place in the music industry but in the world all together. His fascinating journey of introspection included trips to India, a meditation retreat, isolation at a Buddhist Monastery and more life-changing experiences. Mike shares his story about the on-going quest to answer the question “What Does This All Mean?” on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.


SHOW NOTES:
Mike details the start of his self-discovery. [4:27]
Mike shares stories from his time at Landmark Forum and a meditation retreat. [14:20]
Mike touches on balancing inner peace and ambition. [26:45]
Mike discusses how his change affected him and the people around him. [32:14]
Mike opens up about his father passing away. [39:02]
Mike reveals the impact he wants to have on the world. [41:43]

QUOTES:
“The only wrong way to do a day is to believe that there’s a right way to do a day. It’s to waste your time worrying if you’re doing it right. That’s the only wrong way.” [22:48]
“The people that accept me how I am, that love me, they accept that I’ve changed.” [38:45]
FOLLOW MIKE POSNER:
TWITTER: bit.ly/2EWsx2a
WEBSITE: bit.ly/1hRuv3G
INSTAGRAM: bit.ly/2mU1r5A
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MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

BOOKS:
Teardrops and Balloons – amzn.to/2rLlZSE [2:37] The Alchemist – amzn.to/2rObrSu [9:13] Ask and it is Given – amzn.to/2DLavzM [9:17] Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela – amzn.to/2FpRxPC [24:50]
PODCASTS:
What Does This All Mean? – apple.co/2wKcaVY [2:40]
COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS:
Landmark Forum – bit.ly/1dAVQlw [14:07] Tara Mandala Buddhist Monastery – bit.ly/1O0mYSP [19:35]
PEOPLE:
Big Sean – bit.ly/2BbAX3N – [7:47] Blaise Pascal – bit.ly/2mOMktY [21:18]
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