This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is Ajit Nawalkha, Ajit is an entrepreneur and the author of LIVE BIG The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Passion, Practicality and Purpose: https://amzn.to/2YpOCRh. In this episode, he talks about his experience with startups, why he went from an entrepreneur to an intern at Mindvalley and the importance of culture.
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What traits allowed him to go from being a founder in his own company to take a step back and become an intern [2:17]
Why you need to “know thyself” and not be afraid of stepping into the unknown, as well as what it takes to start something [4:02]
What ZFG means and how you stop caring what people think of you and do your own thing [7:37]
How to get out of social comparison and familial pressure to find clarity about what you want [12:40]
Why more activity usually means less success [14:14]
How he went down the path of awareness and built his life around becoming happier [16:36]
His counterintuitive approach to goal setting [19:31]
How Ajit defines fear [20:47]
How to reinvent yourself and have a look at your values [22:43]
Why you can change in any moment you choose (and how to stay in a place of joy) [24:33]
How to assess the way you “show up” in different situations [26:44]
How to identify your values [28:21]
What he would say to people who choose values that sound good vs. are actually right for them [31:32]
Ajit’s perspective on choice [32:21]
The impact Ajit wants to have on the world [33:56]