“To give totally in the pursuit of one’s purpose is the ultimate gift to self and to mankind.” – Tom Fabbri


Do you believe that you have something to give to the world, but you’re afraid to get it out there?

About Thomas Fabbri

In today’s episode 71 of Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life podcast, I am in conversation with Thomas Fabbri, Adventurer. He overcame three divorces, jail, drugs, alcohol, bankruptcy, homelessness, to go on to become a major airline captain, corporate helicopter pilot, author, speaker and fitness guru.

Our Conversation

In this raw and honest conversation and the last episode of the season 6 you’ll discover:

  • The extraordinary journey of Tom from a guy who never went to college but ended up becoming a captain at a major airline and flying with individuals who graduated from prestigious schools.
  • How he got stripped of his happiness as a kid and ended up on a very self-destructive path.
  • How he turned things around to come out of the self-destructive path.
  • How he struggled with self-esteem, confidence, and courage.
  • Why forgiveness and love became his two rules when he became a father.
  • Why he is passionate to lead the health and wellness movement.

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Quotes by Tom Fabbri

  • Life should be celebrated but most people are buried with their dreams inside of them; that’s a tragedy.
  • I’ve seen some dark sides. Life can be brutal if you let it.
  • There’s no failure unless you quit.
  • You have to define success for yourself.
  • In front of every great man, there’s a woman pulling him along.
  • Aviation saved my life because it gave me a pathway to a better life.
  • You just have to step into your fear.
  • If your life is worth living, it’s worth writing about.
  • I want to be known as a risk-taker and somebody who inspired others to live their best life.
  • Become a student of life and not a follower.
  • Really believe in yourself and you can achieve anything you want to.

Action points

What is your key takeaway from this episode? What are you committed to do today to find more meaning in your work and live a more meaningful life? Share your thoughts below.

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