Mark Shapiro

Episode 177 - July 10, 2018


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On this episode, Mark shares some thoughts he's had recently as he's traveled to Greece and Israel in search of his next big move to further his vision, his understanding of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and how it relates to us, and his top ten tips to rely on when we ask ourselves the following question:

What are we supposed to do when we find ourselves in a really tough situation where we feel defeated, like we've tried everything, and just don't know where to turn next? 

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Show Notes:

-Why 2018 has been a challenging year for Mark.

-What has and hasn't been working over the last three years.

-Mark's breakdown of the Israel/Palestine conflict.

-What Mark plans to do for the rest of the summer.

-The Top 10 things Mark focuses on when he's feeling stuck.


Link Mentioned:
The Schusterman Foundation
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Episode Quotes

“This conflict in Israel… is a symbol of the war within each of ourselves.”


“I know in my heart, I can’t give up.”


“Anyone who’s created social change in the past is probably a little crazy too.”


“I have a career that’s built on two things that people avoid like the plague: vulnerability and accountability.”


“It’s important to take responsibility because then at least we feel like we’re in a place of power.”


“With so much uncertainty there is actually more opportunity.”


“All my problems, all my suffering and challenges are real. But they are also relative.”