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SoulTalk with Kute Blackson

Aug 7, 2018

"The key to success is discerning and defining what your passion is, because your purpose and your passion are always linked."

Episode Summary:

A hugely successful actor by age 20, LeVar Burton has delighted many with his performances on "Roots", "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and PBS children's series, "Reading Rainbow". In this inspiring episode, he shares the secret to balancing a successful career with family and a life full of purpose, and how following his passion has kept him true to himself.

Some Questions I Ask:

  • How did you transition from wanting to become a priest to being an actor?
  • What advice could you give to people who don’t know what their passion is?
  • How much do we create our lives and how much is ordained?
  • How do you define success for yourself?
  • What would you tell your younger self if you were 100 years old?

In This Episode You Will Learn: 

  • How to overcome your fears.
  • A few daily practices to keep yourself aligned.
  • How to stay humble in the face of success.
  • The importance of passion when selling an idea.
  • The key to turning a dream into something tangible.
  • Why your failures should be embraced.