#1559 Areté +1° #128: The Big 3 x 2

Identity + Virtues + Behaviors

Hi, this is Brian.

Welcome back to another Areté +1°, another micro-chapter from my new book, Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential.

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If we agree that a good life (essentially) comes down to getting our Energy, Work, and Love optimized, that begs the question…

How do we do that?

Knowing that the ultimate game we’re playing is to express the best version of ourselves more and more consistently by living with Areté as we put our virtues in action, I propose that we need to get clear on another Big 3.

First, we need to know who we are at our best: Energy, Work, and Love wise. We’ll refer to those best versions of ourselves as our “Identities.”

Then we want to get clear on what Virtues that best version of ourselves embodies.

Then, most importantly, we need to DO the things that best version of ourselves would do. We’ll call those “Behaviors.”

Enter, our second Big 3: Identity, Virtues, and Behaviors.

We’ll spend a little time unpacking each of those Big 3s then we’ll embrace some Learning 101 interleaving and spaced repetition so we can go from Theory to Practice to Mastery Together TODAY

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