“Desire is a Buildable Muscle” | Tom Bilyeu AMA


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Tom answers questions from the community

To have your question answered, email us at ama@impacttheory.com with the subject, “AMA Question”


Should you let your end goal fuel you or the enjoyment of what you do from day to day? [2:04]

How to map out your skill acquisition and value yourself for improvement so that you succeed faster [4:14]

Who are some people that influenced Tom’s thinking and can help you develop a growth mindset? [5:19]

How to find joy in the things you do each day [8:08]

Don’t value yourself for the grind [10:29]

Great advice for someone feeling depressed, living at home at 30 and looking for a path in life [10:47]

What to do if you suffer from “approval addiction” [16:02]

How to “pattern interrupt” yourself [17:26]

Why Tom parks his car backwards in the street [18:06]

Should you stay in your field or not? [20:06]

What to do If you’re in the job market vs. if you’re thinking about getting a degree [23:41]

How to follow through on what you say you’re going to do [25:49]

“Desire is a buildable muscle” here’s how to start [26:51]

How to change virtually everything in your life and get whatever you want [28:33]


Tony Robbins https://bit.ly/2FXR1gu [5:57]

Lisa Bilyeu (Women of Impact) https://bit.ly/2wD7QGh [7:19]

The Beatles [13:32]

Daniel Amen https://bit.ly/2UWZ3tL [17:12]


Mindset by Carol Dweck https://amzn.to/2CHIpaq [6:43]

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink https://amzn.to/2CFsY2y [6:56]

GRIT by Angela Duckworth https://amzn.to/2usu0dy [7:02]

The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday https://amzn.to/2WkbMa6 [7:08]

Feeling Good - The New Mood Therapy https://amzn.to/2usurVe [19:29]

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