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 LaPorte’s straight-talk life-and-livelihood sermons have inspired over one million people. Bold but empathetic, she reframes popular self-help and success concepts:
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.
©2012 Danielle LaPorte (P)2012 Random House
"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, author of Steering by Starlight)
"The revolution you’ve been waiting for, it will shake up and wake up every aspect of your life. Danielle LaPorte offers soulful wisdom to create a blueprint for moguls, spiritual rock stars, and lovers of life. Skinny-dip headfirst into this hot and fabulous book. I dare you." (Kris Carr, author of Crazy Sexy Diet)
"Danielle’s passion leaps off the page, and reading a few chapters of this book will ignite you into action.” (Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project)
Frances Arnold Johnson
I'm new to Danielle's work. I'm
aheading to listen tp this afain! :)huge fan and have recommended her to several people already. Her performance is one of the beat i have ever herd. Imn
I'm buying the physical book too so I can have it for reference and do all of the worksheets
Listening to Danielle is like having an amazing conversation with a new best friend you just met, I loved her book firestarter and I recommend it to anybody
Love everything about Danielle and this book! Listenening to it sparks my inspiration and makes me want to go out and build my dreambusiness right now! Filled with sooo much wisdom, tools and tips. And Danielles unique way of telling beautiful storys in her own poetic language.
(I also recommend Danielles second book The desire map)
Reader of wisdom, constantly hungry to improve.
I like her voice, I think her voice tone is clear, relaxing, and sweet. I haven't bought the print version, I usually listen to books.
The parts on fear, the parts on not being scared of making happiness your priority over money and other mundane things
She tries to make her American Southerner voice but although is not even close, she is funny
Define the worse case scenario, that way fear no longer controls you
She drops a few F bombs here and there, I didn't like that on the audio, it may offend some people, I think the F bombs in the audio should be taken off, the book has some beautiful content and then suddenly an F bomb.. just doesn't feel right.
Read by LaPorte, much of the otherwise too cute vernacular is completely authentic. It is intimate, insightful and far less fluffy than I had feared. (Starting a new business? LaPorte's most important advice: "Go and fetch the money." At the same time, she frames how much is enough.)
The text is peppered with apposite and unusual quotes. She is generous to those whose ideas have influenced her, giving acknowledgement and thorough references in case you want more background.
I am precious about my listening time but this one will get a second listen.
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