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Danielle Laporte is in a rare group of BlogcastFM's guests who has appeared on our show three times. She's just launched her new product The Desire Map. In this interview with we get into the details of her creation process. Of course there's no way we could have an interview with Danielle without some very important life lessons. Here are some of the highlights from our chat:
  • Why Danielle Backed Out of a Book Deal for Her Third Book 
  • How to Navigate Uncertainty Without Losing Your Mind
  • The 8 Year Evolution Process of The Desire Map
  • Why You You Have to Be Comfortable with Discomfort
  • The Power of Surveying People In Your Life
  • The Advantage of Talking to People You Know You'll Disagree With
  • The Power of Keeping Your Eye on Rising Stars
  • Why You Need to Learn From Others - But Be True To Yourself
  • A Key Distinction Between Excellence and Mediocrity
  • Why the Way You Feel Is a Key Driver to Your Success
  • A Look Into the Tactical Components of Danielle's Creation Process
  • The Importance of Saying No to Things
  • Why Danielle Holds Her Team to Extremely High Standards During a Project
  • The Slashing and Burning of Components in Your Product
  • Some Key Tactics to Create Anticipation Around Your Launch
  • An Interesting Take on Instant Gratification
Tweetable Insights Include: Danielle LaPorte is maker of The Desire Map, The Fire Starter Sessions, and Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. She adores truth seekers and belly laughs. You can follow her on twitter @DanielleLaPorte. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. One of our goals for 2012 is to become a top 100 show in iTunes. We can get there with your help and it will enable us to improve the how and bring on even bigger guests. So if you can, we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

Originally aired almost 5 years ago.

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