The Fire Starter Sessions is an apathy-kicking, integrity-infusing guide to defining success on your own terms.
As the creator of DanielleLaPorte.com--deemed the best place online for kick-ass spirituality,Danielle LaPortes
straight-talk life-and-livelihood sermons have been read by over one million people. Bold but empathetic, shereframes popular self-help and success concepts:
: Life balance is a myth
, and the pursuit of it is causing us more stress then the craving for balance itself.
: Being well-rounded is over-rated.
When you focus on developing your true strengths, you enter your mastery zone.
: Screw your principles
(they might be holding you back).
: We have ambition backwards. Getting clear on how you want to feel in your life + work is more important than setting goals
. It's the most potent form of clarity that you can have, and it's what leads to true fulfillment.
A blue print for moguls, spiritual rock stars and lovers of life... this is the revolution you've been waiting for. -- Kris Carr, author of Crazy, Sexy, Diet The Fire Starter Sessions is the new, bad-ass Artist's Way. Linda Sivertsen, Generation Green Danielle LaPorte is scary smart, yet so kind and practical that she kindles the fire in you without causing you to feel consumed by the flames. She has the knowledge you need to succeed. Lean in and listen close. What she has to say is what our spirits need to hear. -- Martha Beck Steering by Starlight She tells the truth, straight up. Money, failure, power, appreciation-The Fire Starter Sessions doesn't leave anything out of the mix, and Danielle pours it on with a heaping dose of encouragement and possibility-thinking. -- Barbara Stanny Overcoming Underearning Wise, engaging, and, above all, different. -- Michael Bungay Stanier Do More Great Work Danielle's passion leaps off the page, and reading a few chapters of this book will ignite you into action. -- Gretchen Rubin The Happiness Project The Fire Starter Sessions shows us how to do what the world tells us we can't: be unapologetic about our deepest desires and live a life beyond our wildest dreams. Danielle reminds us that all the passion and inspiration we're seeking lies within us-and she guides us to uncover that beautiful fire and share it with the world. -- Gabrielle Bernstein, author of Spirit Junkie and May Cause Miracles A mesmerizing blend of soul, smarts, and grit, The Fire Starter Sessions is a revelation. A virtual road map to a more engaged state of being. One that starts in the heart and burns its way into every fiber of your being. -- Jonathan Fields, author of Uncertainty Danielle LaPorte is the rockingest, most authentic, and truly lovely guide to lucrative self-realization I know. Buy this book and find yourself ... and your future. -- Rebecca Walker, author of To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism LaPorte has made something that's inherently difficult look easy: makes us aware that the power was with us all along. Harder than it looks. Well done, Danielle. -- Hugh MacLeod, author of Ignore Everybody and Evil Plans Danielle does something incredibly refreshing with her work: she tells the truth, straight up. Money, failure, power, appreciation-The Fire Starter Sessions doesn't leave anything out of the mix, and Danielle pours it on with a heaping dose of encouragement and possibility thinking. -- Barbara Stanny, author of Overcoming Underearning and Secrets of Six-Figure Women Fresh, compassionate, practical, sassy, designed (and design is one crucial way that content becomes useful), wise, engaging, and, above all, different. -- Michael Bungay Stanier, author of Do More Great Work and End Malaria