If you’ve ever heard that voice in your head telling you you’re not smart enough or talented enough or good enough, Steven Pressfield says you’re not alone. The bestselling author contends that no one—regardless of who they are or what they do—is immune to this sort of self-sabotage that he likes to call Resistance. Tune in as Steven explains why Resistance is so destructive … [Read more...] about #345: Steven Pressfield—The War of Art
Instead of wasting your time hoping and waiting for your next big break, Mark Miller, vice president of high-performance leadership at Chick-fil-A, has a much better idea. He suggests focusing your efforts on the things you can actually control right now, like putting in extra time, energy or creativity when it’s not necessarily expected. Tune in to hear Mark explain why … [Read more...] about #344: Mark Miller—Stewarding Your Own Potential
Thanks to her beloved mom Miriam, entrepreneur and bestselling author Marie Forleo grew up believing anything is possible—or as she likes to say, “figureoutable.” The problem, she says, is most of us don’t understand how powerful our beliefs are, which allows all kinds of things to get in the way of what we were born to do. Tune in to hear Marie explain the … [Read more...] about #343: Marie Forleo—Everything Is Figureoutable
If you’re counting on a fancy title or Ivy League pedigree to make a name for yourself at work, world-renowned marketing expert and bestselling author Seth Godin says you’re sadly mistaken. In order to become truly indispensable—what he calls a linchpin in your organization—you have to bring a unique human sensibility to what you do. And no distinction or degree in the world … [Read more...] about #341: Seth Godin—Are You Indispensable?
The road to success for Olympic athlete and American half-marathon record holder Ryan Hall has been paved with countless miles—and way more failures than successes. But surprisingly, he wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, Ryan says every challenge and disappointment was pivotal in his journey to become one of the greatest long-distance runners in the world. Tune in as Ryan … [Read more...] about #336: Ryan Hall—Run the Mile You’re In