Today we are talking all about ambition with some tough love wrapped around it… So without further ado, let’s get into the show!
Show Notes for This Episode:
[1:00] Tom opens up the show with a real life story that lead to today’s topic.
[2:00] A huge influencer reaches out to Tom.
[3:30] Bring as much value as you can.
[4:00] Gentleman asks Tom for designer recommendations.
[5:00] Tom is amazed by the lack of interest in a life-changing job opportunity.
[6:00] Go the extra mile to build a killer proposal to win a job.
[7:00] Tom shares one applicant’s stand out portfolio submission.
[8:00] Going above and beyond moves you to the shortlist.
[9:10] Working under someone pays with experience.
[10:30] Tom sees a disconnect when people don’t leap on opportunities.
[11:00] Wake up and go for the gold.
[12:00] See how today’s opportunities can affect your future success.
[13:00] Lack of imagination prevents people from jumping at opportunity.
[14:00] You have to be able to see yourself winning to win.
[15:00] Don’t be fearful. Believe and get after it.
[16:00] Life changing opportunities rarely happen. Learn to notice them.
[17:20] Dustin asks if the group see successful people as prodigies or more like us.
[18:00] Success requires a lot more than many are willing to offer or sacrifice.
[19:00] Great is simply good repeated.
[20:00] The majority of people sleep on opportunity. Don’t be that person.
[21:40] The road less traveled by most successful people.
[22:00] FREE success inquire within.
[23:00] Risk is a muscle.
[24:00] Be the Energizer bunny of risk. Keep going for it.
[25:00] Success always has a backstory.
[27:00] What you get from being next to someone successful can’t be measured in $.
[28:00] Social Chain’s crazy success story.
[29:00] More connections and knowledge come with more success.
[30:00] Your network is your net worth.
[31:00] Disney is the key that opens all doors.
[32:00] Dustin bucks the theory that doing the same thing over and over is insanity.
[33:00] The three camps of those who miss opportunity.
[34:00] Camp Self Doubt.
[35:00] The worst camp of opportunity losers.
[36:00] Lisa talks through seeing yourself winning and weighing ‘No’s and ‘Yes’es.
[37:00] Know that you will never EVER lose.
[38:30] The big secret: say yes then figure out how to do it.
[39:00] Yes is the currency to buy experience.
[40:00] It’s maddening seeing people pass on what should be a YES.
[41:00] Tom’s latest Yes: speaking at University!
[42:00] Tom knows his talk will be a success.
[43:00] Eat the anxiety sandwich and push outside the comfort zone.
[44:00] Tom talks about his anxiety sub.
[45:00] Public speaking brings anxiety for Ian.
[46:00] Saying yes to this podcast was very intimidating for Lisa.
[47:00] Thank you for the reviews!
[48:00] That’s a wrap!
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