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The Higher Purpose Podcast Episode #3 – Pat Solomon

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In this episode of The Higher Purpose Podcast, we discuss failure: What is it and how do we overcome it? We interview Pat Solomon – who directed the award winning documentary, “Finding Joe”, based on Joseph Campbell’s instrumental philosophy, The Hero’s Journey.

You can find the information discussed in this episode at the following links:

Text of J.K. Rowling’s Commencement Speech: The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination:
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2008/06/text-of-j-k-rowling-speech/

Failure porn: There’s too much celebration of failure and too little fear:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/failure-porn-theres-too-much-celebration-of-failure-and-too-little-fear/2014/12/04/6bc15816-73ec-11e4-a5b2-e1217af6b33d_story.html

Pixar Co-founder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work:
http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/05/02/creativity-inc-ed-catmull-book/

Dr. Nassir Ghaemi’s book, A First Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness:
http://www.amazon.com/First-Rate-Madness-Uncovering-Between-Leadership/dp/0143121332

Pat Solomon’s website for Finding Joe:
http://findingjoethemovie.com/

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