329. Discovering Your Social Legacy Through Action with Emily Chang

Over the last twenty-one years, Emily Chang's job—with renowned companies like Procter & Gamble, Apple, and Starbucks—has brought her and her family to eight different homes across the U.S. and China.


In each of those homes, life has introduced sixteen different young people to Emily and her family. Young people who have been abused, neglected, or marginalized and who were given sanctuary in the family's spare room.


In her new book, The Spare Room: Define Your Social Legacy to Live a More Intentional Life and Lead with Authentic Purpose, Emily shares how discovering your Social Legacy sets you on the path to living a life of deeper intention and how knowing your Social Legacy can help you be a better leader by leading with authentic purpose.


In this episode you will hear: 

  • Why ‘finding your purpose’ can be misleading.
  • How to discover your social legacy.
  • The Spare Room and opening her home children in need.
  • Leading with intuition over logic and stepping into an intentional life.
  • Entropy and why you need to be ruthless with your time.
  • The 2 most dangerous questions that are holding you back.
  • Embracing novicehood, cultivating beginners mindset.
  • Failure and generosity of spirit to YOURSELF.


Connect with Emily on Instagram @thespareroombook

CLICK HERE to visit her website.


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