The Purpose Activation Blueprint

by Susyn on April 14, 2015

Is there a roadmap for the 21st Century Man to create a better world?

This On Purpose Show episode features returning guest, Chris Kyle, who answers this question with a resounding, YES!

4.9.15 Chris Kyle Purpose Activation

Chris is a speaker, teacher and founder of the Ascendant Company, an eLearning consulting firm that helps authors, teachers and organizations build online learning programs and highly-engaged global learning communities that unite and inspire people across cultures.

Chris has trained and coached hundreds of individuals to achieve greater success in their businesses and their lives. He develops and teaches his own public online learning programs in the areas of purpose, the ‘new success’ and authentic leadership. He created the Power of Purpose Summit, which drew participants from 85 countries in 2014; and is the creator of this Man On Purpose online course. He also co-developed The Way of the Evolutionary Man Telesummit with host Craig Hamilton.

He’s guided the online course launches of notable best-selling authors and teachers including Neale Donald Walsch, Jean Houston, Arielle Ford, and Terry Patten; and worked with organizations such as the San Francisco Zen Center, Evolving Wisdom, and The ManKind Project.

Below are video highlights from this interview:

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Gem of Wisdom:

“You are exactly where you need to be in your life, right now. The only question is, Is there a way I can bring more of my authentic self forward and serve more powerfully from that place. As you bring what you have to offer and who you are into the world, you will begin to see change not only in yourself, but in the world around you.”

One Small Step:

“Use The Purpose Activation Blueprint to ignite your purpose.”
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Favorite Quotes:

“Studies are proving that people who say they have a clear purpose live longer, have healthier lives, they’re happier, have more connection in relationships. There is all this data on the decreased level of heart attacks and lower levels of Alzheimer’s and depression in people who are living on purpose.”

“Purpose is an evolutionary process. It is evolving, shifting and growing. Our intention with the blueprint that it is a mini-guidebook to come back to again and again to refresh your purpose.”

“The 4 Steps of the Purpose Activation Blueprint:

  1. Know Your Purpose
  2. Build Your Purpose Support Team
  3. Connect Your Purpose to Serving Others
  4. Put Your Purpose into Action”

“My definition of purpose is,The act of giving my authentic self (my true essence) along with my gifts and talents to the world…in service to something bigger than myself.”

“Men forget to claim their “being” state – that they are powerful, wise, kind, and compassionate. There is a kind of re-shaping for men that they can be in this essence. They can naturally and effortlessly give their gifts. A light goes off and they realize that they don’t have to try so hard, they can be, exude this essence, and embody it, and of course then move this into action to have impact in the world.”


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How might the very things that get in the way
help you claim your purpose more boldly?


We enjoyed our interview last month with Chris Kyle so much that we invited him back for a Part II!

Chis is a thought leader, teacher, and founder/CEO of the Ascendant Company, an eLearning consulting firm that helps authors, teachers and organizations build online learning programs and highly-engaged global learning communities that unite and inspire people across cultures.

Chris has guided the online launches of notable best-selling authors and teachers including Neale Donald Walsch, Jean Houston, Arielle Ford, among others.

Chris also develops and teaches his own public online learning programs in the areas of purpose, the ‘new success’ and authentic leadership. He created and hosted the The Power of Purpose Summit, which drew over 10,000 participants from 85 countries; and is the creator and teacher of the Man On Purpose 7-week online course with participants from 20 countries.

Listen to this interview,

Gem of Wisdom:

Know that the idea of some purpose flowing through you out into the world is actually not really about you. The flow of purpose is something that wants to emerge and come out of you.

Your purpose is there, it has always been there. This idea of you giving your gifts fully to the world – just trust that. Keep bringing more awareness to the things that stop you in the full shining of your purpose.

One Small Step: 3 Steps to Address The Distraction Vortex

  1. Slow down and observe your activity. What are the activities that I notice when something is up for me, when I am experiencing tension? Bring awareness to this.
  2. Notice what you are avoiding. This is the hard part, part of the inner game that will allow you to free up energy. This is about looking deeper at what you are avoiding. During the next 7 days observe your distractors and notice what you are avoiding (a feeling, a project, a task, your purpose).
  3. Commit to avoid your distractors and get support for this commitment.

Favorite Quotes from this Interview:

“Obviously there are a lot of blocks – each person’s own flavor of block to living their purpose fully. The 3 core blocks I’ve found that are most common with people that I talk to and people I train and work with are:

  • The Fear Triad (focused on in detail in Part I)
  • The Doubting Voice
  • The Distraction Vortex”

“The Fear Triad is really 3 core fears that I hear again and again from people who particularly want to live fully and authentically in their purpose:

  • Fear of Survival – if I really live my purpose I’m not going to make any money at it, I’m going to really struggle, I might even be on the street, lose my car, my home, and my family.
  • Fear of Failure – not as deep as the fear of survival, it’s more like, if I really go for this I run the risk of a big failure. I call this the Big Whole Life Failure – if I go for my purpose and fail at that then in a way I have failed in my life, not just on a project or on my job.”
  • Fear of Ridicule – this comes up a lot more with men than with women.   There is a huge side for men that fear the ridicule and taunting of Why are you doing that? It’s ridiculous. Fear around position and stature.”

“There is a tendency to make our fears wrong. …As those fears rise it’s important to remember that you are probably doing the right things in your life that are stretching you more toward your purpose.”

“The Doubting Voice is the negative voices that operate within ourselves. Moving toward purpose is sometimes a scary thing. It tends to activate the voices in ourselves that sabotage what we are trying to do and what we are trying to create.”

“Some examples of the doubting voice inside me look like, It’s too risky to shift from what I’m doing now:

  • Why would you want to do that?
  • Don’t rock the boat.
  • What happens if it doesn’t work out? What’s going to happen to you then?
  • What about money? What about your family?
  • Do you really think you can live your purpose? 

“Sometimes this sounds like the rational mind thinking through the pros and cons. But when our mind is in pros and cons it is actually disconnected from the deeper current of purpose pulling you.”

“The best way to become aware of these voices is to slow down and notice.  A stillness practice or alone time allows you to begin to notice your thought patterns.”

“Make friends with your doubting voice.”

“Have a brief dialog with your doubting voice:

  1. Ask, Do you have some true wisdom for me that I should know about? (there may be wisdom that rings true at this time)
  2. Thank you for sharing, I don’t need you at this time.
  3. I’m now going to make room for a new choice, an empowered choice.”

“The Distraction Vortex is that our modern media saturated culture provides us with a never ending list of things that we can do in our daily life or be distracted by.”

“It is easy to get hooked in an addicted to some of those things – the internet, reading, sports, Facebook, texting. It’s a swirling ever-changing pool of seemingly never ending pool of things I can check out.”

“None of these activities are inherently good or bad, it is just where are we spending our time?”



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