Bijoy Goswami joins Tim to discuss his ideas on bootstrapping as an entrepreneur, the Human Fugue philosophy and his book The Human Fabric: Unleashing the Power of Core Energy in Everyone. Bijoy helps entrepreneurial companies in Austin, Texas, to grow into what they want to become by creating communities, like Bootstrap Austin, which take on a life of their own after members advocate for their continuation. Tune in to hear about Bijoy’s ideas on processes and how they are ever evolving and improving.
[1:19] Bijoy shares his journey and how Bootstrap Austin evolved into a community.
[10:13] Comparing a Steve Jobs quote to Bijoy’s methodology.
[13:23] What are The Four Houses of the Human Fugue?
[25:22] An authority based system of resource allocation doesn’t work.
[29:40] When we ask “What’s the meaning of life?” we have already misunderstood the word "meaning."
[36:24] The U.S. as a society tends to process things in the third house, which leads to incredible outcomes.
[41:08] How does value get created?
[42:25] What differentiates the Maestro personality from the Practitioner and the Steward?
[46:57] Models are fundamental to being human.
[50:07] The fourth house is about finding models to fit you better by discarding other models that aren’t relevant for you.
[53:33] The 3-step process for meaning is the next step of the human journey.
[58:02] Contact information for Bijoy and links to the projects discussed during the podcast.
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The Human Fabric