#37 On The Best Of Graduate Theory

#37 On The Best Of Graduate Theory

Welcome to the 37th episode of Graduate Theory.

It's been a fantastic journey so far. The Graduate Theory archives now hold some seriously cool conversations with high-achievers across Australia.

This episode brings them all together.

Today, we've compiled some of the best segments from the entire Graduate Theory catalogue. These are the moments that listeners have loved, and those that have created a lasting impact.

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👇 Episode Takeaways


Something I've been reflecting on is the idea of purpose.

Do we all have a purpose? How do we find it?

One of the best ways to have a fulfilling career is to be very clear on what exactly you want your life to look like, and then seek opportunities that lead to that outcome.

But what do we want our lives to look like?

It's a difficult question to answer. How do we know what is the right thing?

Lidia and Josh both shared great insights into answering this question.

Lidia shares that our purpose changes over time. What we want our lives to look like is not fixed. Michael Jordan is no longer a basketball player.

With this in mind, starting somewhere is better than starting nowhere. We accept that this place for our lives will change over time.

Josh shares another great way of approaching this. Look at what problems exist in the world and find ways to solve them. What problems do you see that you have the expertise and interest in solving? Making the world a better place is a great way to start.

Work Life Balance

Cheran and Gilly both shared similar principles in their episodes.

Don't subscribe to what society says by default. Whether it's an example like work-life balance or something else, it's up to you to decide what to make of you life.

People aren't thinking about you as much as you think. You are free to decide things for yourself.

Making your own independent decisions on things like work-life balance and approaches to career will set you up well.

Just like finding your purpose, things that you decide for yourself and things that you will stick to and utilise forever.        

📝 Content Timestamps

00:00 Intro

01:14 Lidia Ranieri

17:25 Adam Geha

25:33 Dan Brockwell

35:34 Michael Gill

42:35 Cheran Ketheesuran

47:04 Lacey Filipich

54:58 Josh Farr

58:43 Outro