Thanks for an incredible previous few weeks!
Throughout the month of July, my household launched into a 3,000 mile journey from Omaha, NE to Atlanta, GA to Austin, TX to have fun the discharge of Issues That Matter: Overcoming Distraction to Pursue a Extra Significant Life.
Throughout that point, we visited 12 cities to talk and meet 1000’s of you from the Changing into Minimalist Group.
In 2016, we toured the West Coast when The Extra of Much less launched.
In 2019, we toured the East Coast when The Minimalist Dwelling was printed.
And in 2022, we toured twelve cities within the Midwest and South for Issues That Matter.
As a result of my talking occasions started outdrawing the capability of bookstores again in 2019, we rented area on faculty campuses for this tour. This transformation introduced a number of additional work, however allowed so many extra folks to attend. I’m grateful for my spouse Kim who dealt with the entire venue logistics. In the event you’re in search of a Tour Supervisor… I do know one! 🙂
Every occasion contained a visitor speaker, a chat from me on the subject of “overcoming distraction to pursue a extra significant life,” a Q&A with the viewers, and time for e book signing & pictures.
At each occasion, I used to be met with the next phrases, “Thanks for coming right here.” However I realized early within the tour the one who benefited probably the most throughout our time collectively was me.
Getting to satisfy so a lot of you face-to-face and listening to your tales of how Changing into Minimalist has impacted your life was really inspiring. It was encouraging to me every time to maintain doing what I’m doing.
I publish phrases on the Web. I learn the feedback which are left on articles or posts on social media. And I get to learn emails from a lot of you. However nothing can change attending to see you in-person and listening to your tales firsthand.
So, from the underside of my coronary heart, to everybody who attended one of many occasions, thanks!
I visited the next cities: Phoenix, Omaha, Des Moines, Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville, Nashville, Atlanta, Birmingham, New Orleans, Houston, and Austin.
And if you happen to didn’t have an opportunity to attend an occasion, relaxation assured, there will likely be extra.
In the event you may have attended one of many occasions, it might need seemed one thing like this:
Particular due to the next visitor audio system who joined me on stage:
Alongside the route, I took some additional notes. 🙂
Based mostly fully on the favored vote, right here have been a few of my household’s favourite locations to go to in the course of the tour:
Our favourite Eating places:
Our favourite Ice Cream:
And our favourite Actions:
That is, nearly definitely, one thing I’ll do once more. There’s a season of life proper across the nook when my youngsters will not be at dwelling and I will journey with Kim and do extra talking occasions at the moment.
Till then, you’ll find all of my upcoming talking engagements, or invite me to talk at your subsequent occasion, right here on My Talking web page.