Back in the recesses of my childhood, I began to notice a difference between what people wanted and what they settled for. Paraphrasing longshoreman philosopher, Eric Hoffer, I learned you can never get enough of what you don’t really want.
I soon discovered that what I focused on in life rarely correlated to the satisfaction I thought it would bring. I found that I could bust my tail to get something I thought was important, get it, and wind up wondering why I ever wanted it in the first place.
There’s a huge difference between achieving money, job or career goals and the deeper experiences we truly seek – purpose, meaning, and genuine fulfillment.
Sensing that I was being called into something bigger than me, I created Insight Seminars in 1978. Little did I realize that Insight would spread around the world, reaching more than 43 countries, transforming hundreds of thousands of lives.