From Zero to Flourishing with Jonathan Fields

Jonathan Fields started his career as a hedge fund and securities lawyer, but eventually left that world to become an entrepreneur of health and fitness. In this episode, we dive deep into Jonathan’s journey and the practices that get us from zero to flourishing.

  • An early career as a hedge fund and securities lawyer
  • Reconnecting with the things that light us up
  • The process of self-inquiry required to find our calling
  • Why the process of self inquiry can take a very long time
  • Determining the qualities of work that engage you deeply
  • Scientifically proven ways to get from zero to flourishing
  • Why being deliberate is critical to your growth
  • Navigating the significant amounts of uncertainty
  • Why there is life-enhancing magic in the process of creating things
  • Developing a set of practices that enable us to handle uncertainty
  • The power of having meditative daily practices
  • Why exercise has a significant impact on your brain
  • Looking for the opportunity to learn in everything you do
  • Making the choice to be a mogul or a maker
  • The 3 buckets of contribution, connection, and vitality
  • A look at the future of audio and the importance of production quality
  • Why becoming a master of your craft is essential to becoming unmistakable

Jonathan Fields is a New York City dad, husband and lawyer turned award-winning author, media-producer and entrepreneur. His last book, Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt Into Fuel For Brilliance, was named the top personal development book in 2011 by 800-CEO-READ. Jonathan’s current focus, Good Life Project, is a global movement that inspires, educates, connects and supports mission-driven individuals in the quest to live better, more engaged, connected and aligned lives. He has been featured in a myriad of of mainstream and online media, including but not limited to Forbes, The New York Times, Vogue, and Wall Street Journal.

 

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