The Weird & Wonderful Odyssey Behind the Writing of an Ambitious Book

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Jonathan Fields has written several books, hosts a top podcast, and speaks all over the world. By most measures, he’s “made it.” But his latest book, How to Live a Good Life, caused him to question everything he knew about writing.

In this episode, he recounts the odyssey of writing the book and shares what he learned studying the most successful authors in business. He also geeks out about the most exciting part of reading great writing — and the weird reaction we all seem to share when we encounter it.

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