Episode 3

Published on:

12th Mar 2024

Building a Potent Life | Steven Lawson

What does a more Potent you look like?

On today's episode of Potent, Steven Lawson is joined by producer Justin Sinclair to discuss the roots behind the Potent Podcast and how exactly we plan to serve.

About Today's Guest

Steven Lawson is the founder and creator of the Monk Manual, a productivity company on a mission to fix productivity by serving the whole person, mind + body + spirit. After searching high and low for a more holistic and fulfilling approach to work and human flourishing, he found it amongst the ancient path of the monks. Featured in Inc, Forbes, and Fortune magazine, this new (old) model for work and personal growth has already helped over 100,000 people cultivate peaceful being and purposeful doing in their everyday lives.  Steven lives in Buffalo, NY with his wife and three children. 

Show Notes

0:00 Intro

02:27 Starting Point

02:43 Why Potent?

07:05 Create good, fulfill potential

07:28 Potent ideas change behaviors

09:21 Potential - realizing, not just achieving

13:47 Sprout - Oak - Potential

14:41 Deathbed, meaning

17:25 Two Pathways to meaning

18:29 Play, creativity

24:54 Tips & Tricks vs. transformative ideas

26:21 Walls vs. foundation

30:27 Journeying together

This podcast is brought to you by the Monk Manual. The monk manual is dedicated to providing best-in-class tools for helping you build a more potent life, and experience peaceful being and purposeful doing on a daily basis. If you’d like to be more intentional with your time and energy - please visit monkmanual.com

The Potent Podcast is produced and edited by Justin Sinclair, who also composed the the theme music. Additional editing support and mixing by Aaron Feeney. Design by Kristin Bural of Soulbeam Studios.

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About the Podcast

Potent with Steven Lawson
The Journey Beyond Success
Discover a more Potent life.

Welcome to Potent, the podcast where we explore transformative ideas and practices to help you live into your unique potential and build a more potent life. By exploring ideas and practices from expert thinkers and practitioners in psychology, business, personal development, and spirituality we provide you with new and old ideas + tools for building a full(er) life.

Sponsored by monkmanual.com

About your host

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Steven Lawson

🎙️Host @Potent Podcast + 🏔️ Founder @monkmanual. As seen in Forbes, INC, Fortune, CBC, and Thrive Daily.

I like helping people.