So Money - Episode 10

Danielle LaPorte

Inspirational Speaker, Business Strategist, Blogger

Danielle Laporte is the creator of The Desire Map: A Guide To Creating Goals With Soul (affiliate link), author of the bestseller, The Fire Starter Sessions (with Random House/Crown), and co-creator of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. An inspirational speaker, poet, former think tank exec and business strategist, she writes weekly at, where over a million visitors have gone for her straight-up advice — a site that’s been deemed “the best place online for kick-ass spirituality,” and was named one of the “top 100 websites for Women” by Forbes. The Huffington Post included her Twitter feed in their list “12 of the wisest Twitter accounts worth following.”

And she’s here with us today! I really wanted to invite Danielle on the show because I just had this feeling she would bring such an enlightened, spiritual way of thinking about money to the table…We spent the first part of the interview talking about the Desire Map, which is a great guide to creating goals with soul. It’s a goal setting system she created that harnesses the most powerful driver behind any aspiration: your preferred feelings. From there, Danielle opens up about how gratitude is not only part of her spiritual practice, but also part of her bottom line. She also speaks candidly about getting fired from her own company and living off of many credit cards for a while…and her transformation.

This is a one-of-a-kind interview with a one-of-a kind person.

Learn more about Danielle at and also find here on Twitter @daniellelaporte.

Our favorite quote from the interview: “Gratitude is part of my spiritual practice. Gratitude is part of my bottom line. It is part of my management practice, it’s everywhere.” – Click to tweet

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