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The old axiom states that money doesn’t buy happiness, and it’s true. You can hit a low point in life even if you earn high paychecks.

Today’s guest is a powerful illustration of that principle.

Dan Lok is a Canadian serial entrepreneur who owns or is involved with 21 companies.

He emigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia, from Hong Kong at age 14, and stumbled into entrepreneurship when he saw a neighbor struggling with a heavy mower and offered to mow the man’s lawn.

The man paid him $20 and, after a brief negotiation, agreed to have Dan back weekly to mow. Dan also secured use of the mower for other people’s lawns – and his first business came to life.

And so did Dan’s life of riches and fulfillment.

Sort of.

That business failed. So did 12 more he started. He accumulated a mountain of debt and joined what author Robert Allen likes to call the NFL club. (No Friends Left.)

It was do-or-die time—so he “did” instead of die.

But even though he was making tons of money, he sank into a deep depression.

Money didn’t buy him happiness. In fact, he says he was happier when carrying a heavy debt load with no friends who would return a call.

Find out in this episode what helped him figure out what makes a fulfilling life.

“Focus not on success, but significance.” Dan Lok (@danthemanlok) via @RustyLionAcad (Tweet this!)

Listen to this episode to hear me speak with Dan Lok about building a fulfilling life and more:

  • How you can be unfulfilled in life even though you have buckets full of money.
  • Which trait is the enemy to progress.
  • What you can learn from a man who lives in a 15th-century castle.
  • Why your financial goal probably doesn’t have enough zeroes.
  • The four stages of success – and why you should aim for the highest stage.
  • The one person you shouldn’t focus on in your business.
  • The brutally truthful conversation that set Dan Lok free.
  • What all knowledge leads toward.

Read these books to help become more fulfilled in your life:

How to contact Dan Lok:

You can get in touch with Dan through his website or via his YouTube channel.

Do this next to find a fulfilling life:

It’s easier to find a fulfilling life when you map out your path to significance.

Our free live web training will, in about 60 minutes, give you the tools you need to chart that map. Click here to register.

To listen to the show, click the player above. You can also listen via iTunes or Stitcher.

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