Peter Diamandis on Creating Abundance

What could you accomplish if you had 700 years to live? Peter Diamandis, one of the world’s biggest dreamers (and doers), fundamentally believes there isn’t a problem that can’t be solved. For him, a longer, healthier lifespan is not only possible, but inevitable. He is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competition and commercial space; the man behind XPRIZE and the co-founder of Human Longevity, Inc.; and the best-selling author of Abundance and Bold. And he has found a way to take his passion and creativity and transform it into a means of changing the world for the better. In this interview, SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis and Diamandis discuss optimism, abundance thinking and the definition of success.

This interview appears on the SUCCESS Talks Collection July 2016 edition. 

 

Takeaways: 

  • How to stay optimistic and maintain a positive mentality:
    1. Don’t watch the news.
    2. Look at the data.
  • Why you should find great partners who share your passion and vision, people who can help you move forward and take those first steps to changing the world
  • Advice for longevity, including walking more, getting eight hours of sleep and eating right

 

Favorite Quote From This Episode:

“If you don’t know what your passion is, your mission needs to be to find it. The things that will wake you up in the morning, get you out of bed, get you excited, keeps revving your engines. That’s what’s going to drive you to be successful.” — Peter Diamandis

 

SUCCESS Talks, the popular audio program included in every issue of SUCCESS magazine, is now available as a podcast. SUCCESS Talks features fascinating interviews with prominent business, creative and thought leaders such as Tony Robbins, Anne Sweeney, Richard Branson, Tim Ferriss and Barbara Corcoran. SUCCESS Talks focuses on helping the listener nurture and develop their mind, body and spirit. Each month is thematically different and includes key takeaways designed to help you achieve your biggest goals and live your true passion.

Catch up on all episodes at SUCCESS.com/SUCCESSTalks.

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