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Rani Puranik on 7 Letters to My Daughters, Love, and Legacy

In this episode of the Passion Struck Podcast, we have a special guest, Rani Puranik, who is a business leader, philanthropist, and author. Rani shares her insights and experiences from her new book, “7 Letters to My Daughters,” where she explores the idea that individuals can become a new version of themselves, both internally and externally, every seven years.

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If we’re more aware that our choices and decisions today will last way beyond our lifetime, we would have already started our legacy.

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Rani Puranik Joins Me to Discuss Love, Leadership, and Creating a Lasting Legacy.

Rani Puranik’s life journey has been an illuminating example of navigating cultural expectations and finding her self-identity. Growing up in Houston, Texas, she embraced the freedom and happiness that surrounded her. However, at the age of 19, she encountered a significant shift in her life when she faced an arranged marriage and moved to India. Rani adapted to her new environment, taking on the roles of wife, mother, and daughter-in-law while juggling her Indian roots and American upbringing.

Drawing inspiration from the Sesame Street theme song, “Sunny Days,” Rani held onto her cheery disposition and belief that there’s always a way. This positive attitude allowed her to break through the barriers she encountered and find her purpose. Over time, Rani has evolved into a woman dedicated to inspiring others to be their best selves and create a lasting, positive impact on the world.

By listening to Rani and John, you will be able to:

  • Realize the value of genuine connections in achieving personal and career success.
  • Conquer life’s challenges and reveal your meaningful pathway.
  • Employ the influence of love and optimism to uplift your spirit.
  • Commit to purposeful living for long-lasting impact.
  • Navigate cultural expectations to forge your distinctive identity
  • And much, much more!
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More From My Conversation With Rani Puranik

Through the interview, Rani Puranik delves into the concept of finding purpose and transformation. Drawing from her own life journey, which includes navigating challenges like growing up in a foreign country and going through a difficult divorce, Rani offers invaluable life lessons on love, leadership, and personal growth. The interview serves as a guide for all women seeking to overcome adversity and establish their identity. Rani’s story inspires listeners to embrace life’s challenges, strive for personal excellence, and leave a lasting legacy for future generations.

Finding Purpose in Service

Service to others can provide a strong sense of purpose and satisfaction in one’s life. By helping others and contributing positively to their lives, individuals can experience personal growth, develop empathy, and create meaningful connections. Giving back to the community can also lead to a greater appreciation for one’s privileges and opportunities, fostering gratitude and a more profound understanding of one’s place in the world.

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Rani Puranik shares her experiences of finding purpose in service, including her mother’s passion for educating underprivileged children in India and her work helping women in an untouchable village. Through her service, Rani gained valuable insights into the power of empathy, kindness, and generosity, which collectively enriched her life and contributed to her personal development. By committing to service, Rani was able to find meaning and purpose in her journey of self-discovery.

The Power of Authenticity

The power of authenticity lies in embracing one’s true self without fear or compromise. By living authentically, individuals can confidently navigate cultural expectations and create a fulfilling life aligned with their values and beliefs. Being genuine in one’s actions, thoughts, and expressions can foster connections with others and provide a sense of purpose and belonging. Authenticity brings forth self-awareness and promotes self-discovery, allowing individuals to understand themselves better and make more informed decisions in life.

In her conversation with John R. Miles, Rani Puranik highlights her journey to embracing authenticity, which allowed her to develop resilience and character. Throughout her experiences, Rani faced societal pressures and cultural expectations, which often led her to compromise her true self. By learning to embrace her unique identity and staying true to her beliefs, Rani demonstrated the transformative power of authenticity in overcoming challenges and living a fulfilling life.

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About Today’s Guest, Rani Puranik

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Rani Puranik is a versatile leader known for her expertise in business and philanthropy. As the Global CFO for Houston-based Worldwide Oil Field Machines, Rani has led the company to success with her exceptional leadership skills, earning her recognition as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Women in Energy in 2022 by Oil and Gas Investor and Heart Energy. A dedicated mother, Rani shares her personal journey of navigating cultural expectations and finding self-identity in her book, 7 Letters to My Daughters: Life Lessons of Love, Leadership, and Legacy. Her inspiring story offers valuable insights for those seeking to break free from societal norms and forge their own unique path.

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John R. Miles is globally recognized as an expert in intentional behavior change, leadership, personal mastery, and veteran advocacy. He founded and serves as CEO of PASSION STRUCK®. This media company boasts a significant social media following and tens of millions of annual views on its podcasts and YouTube channels. His podcast, Passion Struck with John R. Miles, sets records and has held the top spot among alternative health podcasts. Furthermore, John is the author of the upcoming book “Passion Struck,” which is set to be published in early 2024.

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