Blake Mycoskie is a serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, and best-selling author, most known for founding TOMS Shoes. He is also the person behind the idea of One for One®, a business model that helps a person in need with every product purchased. Since its inception, TOMS Shoes has provided almost 96 million pairs of shoes to children around the globe.
Blake’s interview on The Tim Ferris Show is both inspiring and informative as he discusses his take on what the Hoffman Process is and how his life changed after Hoffman, from feeling lighter to becoming a better parent and spouse and a better leader.
The Hoffman Process – “…there’s probably 3-4 experiences or practices that I’ve taken on in my life that have by far had the greatest impact in a positive way and I love to start with the Hoffman Process because it is at the top of the list.”
Blake speaks candidly about hardwired “embarrassing” patterns learnt in childhood which he has overcome through doing the Hoffman Process.
When asked about about the difficult stage in life he was going through when he did Hoffman, Blake explained …”selling half of TOMS and stepping down and hiring a CEO, and became a father for the first time… was incredibly challenging because all of those things were the things I had been told by my parents and society and culture, would make me happy….. And so once I realised that I had accomplished everything I set out to do, and I was still waking up feeling very challenged, not motivated, not feeling like I had a purpose, low energy levels, having trouble sleeping which ultimately led to being diagnosed for the first time in my life with mild depression, ….I had an inclination that the external would never be the thing that would allow me to feel what I had been seeking. And so that began; it started with Hoffman”. Blake goes on to discuss other game-changing experiences and offers inspiring insight into looking inward in pursuit of living a life with meaning.
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