What is the purpose of my life?

— A framework for answering life’s biggest question

This framework was initially shared as a talk at Yale University.

Last year, I quit my dream job at Google because I had finally uncovered the purpose of my life.

So, how did I start to tackle the Big Question: What is the purpose of my life?

What is the purpose of my life?

This line of questioning does the following:

Beethoven may have uncovered his purpose at age 3 because he was lucky enough to come in contact with a piano. But what if he hadn’t had access to one until he was 30, 40, 50?

Your instrument is out there. Go encounter it.

The world needs your inventions.

Good luck.

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” — Marianne Williamson

“I like things to happen. And if they don’t happen, I like to make them happen.” — Winston Churchill

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius

“What you seek is seeking you.” — Rumi

I love humans, channel my unflappable optimism into sci-fi, and reflect on all matters of the heart