432: Jonathan Fields on Discovering Your Sparketype


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Jonathan Fields is a father, husband, award-winning author, executive producer, and host of one of the top-ranked podcasts in the world, The Good Life Project. He also speaks globally to groups and organizations and his work has been featured widely in the media including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Oprah Magazine, and many others.

In this episode, Jonathan and Eric discuss his book, Sparked: Discover Your Unique Imprint for Work that Makes You Come Alive.

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In This Interview, Jonathan Fields and I Discuss How to Discover Your Sparketype and …

  • His book, Sparked: Discover Your Unique Imprint for Work that Makes You Come Alive
  • The 10 impulses that underlie the drives that humans have
  • Why the words “life purpose” and “passion” often lead us down the wrong path
  • How very often in life there’s not A “right” answer
  • How to find out your Sparketype
  • The difference between primary, shadow, and anti sparketypes
  • Eric’s Sparketype
  • How to align your work with your Sparketype (without blowing up your life!)
  • How to figure out the answer to “what am I going to do with my life?”
  • How to step into the important work of self discovery

Jonathan Fields Links:

Jonathan’s Website



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If you enjoyed this conversation with Jonathan Fields, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

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