Episode 102

Published on:

7th Sep 2022

The Missing Element of Identity

Identity is one of the most important things for a man to walk in confidence. He needs to know who he is and what he is all about. Yet, so many men today are going through life without a real identity. They wear masks throughout their life and miss out on their true design. Identity is important to men but no one can give a man their identity. Each man must find his identity himself. There are no shortcuts to this or hacks that can help a man take the easy route. Each man must take on the responsibility of finding his own identity and it starts with finding his purpose.

The Missing Element of Identity

  • We need to answer the question, "Why am I here?"
  • Purpose is the missing element of identity
  • The key to purpose is understanding that purpose is unique
  • Men need purpose because it drives us

Purpose Must Be Found

  • As men, purpose is something we must look for and find for ourselves
  • Every man must find his purpose
  • Men were designed to live with an outward focus and we are at our best when we do
  • Your purpose is found in the small decisions that you build up every day

Purpose Anchors a Man

  • The power of purpose is not as much what the purpose is but what it does to us as men
  • Purpose gives us an anchor in our life
  • Purpose is a foundation for our relationships
  • Purpose helps you build consistency
  • Consistency in our life must be built on something more than feelings or motivation

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About the Podcast

The Confident Man Podcast
Giving men the confidence they need to navigate the overwhelm of life. Pressure comes from all around us as men. We want to be good men, good husbands, and good dads. We also want to live a life of purpose and not just survive. The Confident Man Podcast seeks to empower you so you can live a strong confident life in all you do!

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David Maxwell

“Being a man is not a finish line to pass, but an adventure you live every day.”
David Maxwell coaches men on how to live a life with purpose and passion using his 4 A proprietary process. He’s spent the last 25 years helping young men feel confident in who they are and the decisions they make.
He has been speaking in front of small and large audiences for over 30 years and hosts “The Confident Man Podcast” on all major podcast platforms.
David has a degree in Banking and Finance and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership. He was married to his late wife Angie for 28 years and has 2 children.
His website is www.davidmaxwellcoaching.com