Black Hole Focus

How Intelligent People Can Create a Powerful Purpose for Their Lives
by Isaiah Hankel | 272 pages

Black holes. Just contemplating the sheer, fierce power of them is awe-inspiring, eh? Isaiah Hankel tells us that although physicists used to think that everything got destroyed in a black hole, now they believe that it’s less about destruction and more about *transformation.* And shines some light on the power of focusing on our purpose with black hole intensity. Big Ideas we explore include sheep vs. strategists, figuring out your ikigai (= why you get up in the morning), the fascinating endurance of rats with hope, the first two steps in greatness and moving from vision to decision.


“I’ve always been fascinated by black holes. The idea of some massive force so intense that absolutely everything is pulled into it is awe-inspiring. Nothing escapes a black hole. In fact, black holes are called ‘black’ exactly because nothing escapes them—not even light. The world’s top physicists used to believe that anything that entered a black hole was obliterated. But this is no longer a popular viewpoint. Current research shows that, instead of destroying objects, black holes transform them.

Imagine if your purpose in life was as powerful as a black hole. With a force this strong, absolutely everything in your life would be pulled towards it. Nothing would escape. Every thought, every action—your entire identity—would be sucked into it. And, as a result, who you are, what you have, and how you live would be completely transformed.

Determining your ultimate purpose in life is the toughest decision you will ever make, which is why so few people actively decide on one. Instead, most people let life make this critical decision for them. These people fritter their lives away in an endless stream of tiny, meaningless decisions that elicit no great change and leave no real impact. They spend all their time and resources putting out day-to-day fires and focusing on short-term objectives.

Black Hole Focus will show you how to avoid this hollow fate, how to decide your purpose, and how to align your life around your chosen path.”

~ Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. from Black Hole Focus

Black holes.

Just contemplating the sheer, fierce power of them is, indeed, awe-inspiring, eh?

I mean, NOTHING escapes a black hole—not even light. Yowsers.

Although physicists used to think that everything got destroyed in a black hole, now they believe that it’s less about destruction and more about *transformation.*

Isaiah Hankel is a young, smart, passionate guy and this an uber-inspiring, practical guide to discovering and living your purpose while creating your greatest life possible—with black hole-like focus + transformative mojo.

If you’re into that sort of thing (particularly if you’re also young and ambitious and looking to crush it), I think you’ll dig it. (Get a copy here.)

The book is packed with Big Ideas and I’m excited to share a few of my favorites so let’s jump straight in!

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Isaiah Hankel

Internationally recognized speaker and author.