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    • Curating our information diet for a more informed perspectiveThe media we consume shapes our minds, and intentionally choosing what we read, watch, and listen to allows us to become more knowledgeable and open-minded individuals.

      The media and content we consume greatly influence our perspectives and ideas. The conversation highlights the importance of curating our information diet to become more interesting and informed individuals. By being intentional about what we read, watch, and listen to, we can shape our minds and expand our knowledge. The example of Bill Gurley's talk at the all in conference demonstrates the power of exposing the flaws and grifts in regulation through insightful storytelling. It emphasizes the need to question and challenge the status quo, especially when it comes to government policies and regulations that can hinder innovation and drive up costs. Ultimately, being aware of the inputs we receive ensures that we are well-informed and able to think critically about the world around us.

    • Corruption and Conflicts of Interest in Government: A Call for Transparency and AccountabilityChange in government practices requires public awareness and pressure to hold officials accountable and bring transparency to their actions.

      There is a significant issue of corruption and conflicts of interest within the government. The speaker, Shaan Puri, highlighted the case of a government official who granted a prize to a particular company and later joined that same company as a board member. This kind of unethical behavior is a real problem that needs to be exposed and addressed. However, the challenge lies in changing the incentives for those in power to take action against these corrupt practices. The people who could make the necessary changes are often the ones who are benefiting from the current system. It would require significant pressure and public awareness to force these changes. This talk really sheds light on the need to bring transparency to government operations and hold officials accountable for their actions.

    • Inspiring Leadership and Effective CommunicationTrue leadership involves being insightful, straightforward, and addressing struggles head-on, while also leveraging modern tools and understanding individual strengths to motivate the team and drive personal and professional growth.

      Leadership skills and effective communication are crucial in bringing about positive change and inspiring others. Dion Sanders, the new coach for the Colorado Buffaloes, shows that being insightful and straightforward in his approach can have a profound impact. By addressing the team's struggles head-on and challenging them to step up, he instills a sense of accountability and a desire for improvement. Additionally, he leverages modern tools like social media to build interest and engagement. This story is a reminder that true leadership is not about arrogance or showboating, but about understanding individual strengths, motivating the team, and setting high standards. It teaches us the importance of being honest, humble, and focused on personal and professional growth.

    • Setting high standards and focusing on daily inputs for successAttention to detail and consistent commitment to excellence are what set great leaders apart in sports, business, and beyond.

      Setting high standards and focusing on the daily inputs is crucial for achieving success. Whether it's in sports or business, great leaders like Dion Sanders and Coach K understand the value of attention to detail and the little things. They instill new standards and hold their team accountable for even the smallest actions. The speeches and motivation get a lot of attention, but it's the consistent commitment to excellence in daily tasks that truly sets these leaders apart. This principle extends beyond the field or office, as we see in the example of CFO Secrets, where true expertise and knowledge really stand out amidst the noise of self-proclaimed experts. So, if we want to excel, let's focus on the standards we set for ourselves and the inputs we put in each day, because that's where success truly lies.

    • The importance of persistence and attention to detail in M&A negotiationsPaying close attention to the final stages of a deal and persevering through discomfort can lead to better outcomes in mergers and acquisitions. Having an expert on your side and understanding key terms is crucial.

      Negotiations in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) require perseverance and attention to detail, especially during the final stages. The person who is more stubborn and comfortable with discomfort usually comes out as the winner. It is crucial to focus on the last 1 to 5 percent of the deal, even when feeling tired or eager to wrap things up. Pushing through and putting extra effort into these final points can lead to greater satisfaction and better outcomes in the long run. Additionally, having an experienced M&A expert on your side can significantly benefit the negotiation process. Understanding terms like networking capital is essential for successful M&A deals.

    • Learning copywriting through copy work: a valuable skill for success in various aspects of lifeMastering copywriting can empower individuals to influence others in various ways, from persuading them to make a purchase to inspiring them to take action or improve personal relationships.

      Learning copywriting through the technique of copy work can be a valuable skill in various aspects of life. Copy work involves hand-copying great writing and analyzing what makes it special, similar to learning to play the piano by starting with simple songs and gradually building skills. By immersing oneself in the process, understanding how to motivate others and use written words effectively becomes possible. The speaker, Sam Parr, recommends his program, Copy That, as a helpful tool to make the learning process easier. This takeaway emphasizes the power of mastering copywriting to influence others, whether it's persuading them to purchase a product, inspiring them to join a movement, or even enhancing one's dating skills.

    • Finding Success in Unconventional EndeavorsPrioritize your passions and invest time and effort into them, disregarding others' opinions. True success can be achieved by taking seemingly unconventional ideas seriously and recognizing their potential.

      Bringing a level of seriousness and intensity to something that others consider not serious can lead to significant success. This is exemplified by the Twitter thread writer who dedicated his entire day to publishing one amazing thread. Despite the perception that his focus on Twitter may seem silly, he has gained over 1.3 million followers and a large email list. Similarly, the hosts discuss their own experiences in taking seemingly unconventional ideas seriously, such as newsletters and creating stylish and desirable brands. By recognizing the potential and being willing to invest time and effort, they were able to achieve substantial results. It's important to prioritize what you are passionate about and not let others trivialize it, as true success can come from unexpected places.

    • The Power of Attention to Detail and Purposeful CurationSuccess and remarkable outcomes can be achieved by carefully selecting and arranging items, infusing purpose into our work and surroundings, and finding passion and genuine interest even in seemingly unexciting niches.

      Attention to detail and purposeful curation can make a significant impact. David Pearl's apartment is a prime example of how meticulously selecting and arranging items can create a specific aesthetic and atmosphere. Everything in his space serves a purpose and has a story behind it. This level of intentionality extends to his work as well, where he has found success in a seemingly unexciting niche by executing flawlessly. Shaan Puri admires David's ability to excel in a field that many would find boring, emphasizing the importance of passion and genuine interest. Overall, this takeaway serves as a reminder that paying attention to the details and infusing purpose into our work and surroundings can lead to remarkable outcomes.

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    Dr. Berry is host of the podcast, Educational Equity Emancipation and author of the book Effecting Change for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners as well as numerous other articles addressing educational equity.

    A graduate of University of California, Davis, Dr. Berry has worked with leaders and systems throughout the United States, Canada, and Caribbean.

    She has presented at scores of national and international conferences on equity, leadership, curriculum reform, and meeting the needs of historically underserved and disenfranchised learners.

    In this episode we discussed:

    • being aware of the profound impact teachers can have on their students' lives
    • how Dr Berry is ensuring that culturally and linguistically diverse students thrive academically
    • the significance of pursuing purposeful work that brings joy and fulfillment

    Connect with Almitra Berry: https://www.alberryconsulting.com/

     

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    Talk to you soon!

    This episode was produced by Lynda, Podcast Manager #YourPodcastHelp at https://www.ljscreativeservices.co.nz

     

    Episode 81 The Mindset Doctor with Dr. Justin Moseley

    Episode 81 The Mindset Doctor with Dr. Justin Moseley

    In today’s episode, John talks with Dr. Justin Moseley — a chiropractor, mindset transformation coach at The Mindset Doctor, entrepreneur, speaker, author, business mentor, and husband.

    Listen to this episode to learn more:

    [02:04] - His backstory

    [04:34] - What made him read Tony Robbins’ book at 16

    [06:45] - How he approaches entrepreneurs who have a different mindset

    [07:58] - Books give you free access to mentors

    [09:58] - Dr. Justin on the speaking and coaching he does

    [12:00] - Comfort to Calling Summit

    [13:20] - Distinguishing between priorities and values

    [15:16] - How his faith impacts his actions

    [17:13] - How he helps people to create breakthroughs in their lives

    [20:13] - How Dr. Justin improves his significant relationships

    [22:48] - Women want to be pursued

    [30:09] - Discovering your why leads to your calling

    BOOKS MENTIONED:

    • Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins 
    • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
    • Presentation Skills Course: The Audience Is NOT in Their Underwear! by Rory Vaden

    NOTABLE QUOTES:

    “Jesus didn’t come to be served. He came to serve.”

    “You can get anything you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.”

    “The business will come, the customers will come if you have a heart of service.”

    “Leaders read and readers lead.”

    “Through books, you have access to free mentors.”

    “You can get knowledge equivalent to a college degree just by listening to audiobooks and educating yourself on a daily basis.”

    “If you want more, you have to become more.”

    “It’s not about what we can get out of life. But what impact can we make with our lives.”

    “The biggest reason people don’t get what they want in life is the stories they keep telling themselves of why they can’t have it.”

    “We are the product of our environment.”

    USEFUL LINKS:

    https://drjustinmoseley.com/ 

    https://www.instagram.com/drjustinmoseley 

    https://www.facebook.com/drjmoseley 

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/drjustinmoseley 

    https://twitter.com/DrJustinMoseley 

    CONNECT WITH JOHN 

    Website - https://thejohnhulen.com 

    Clubhouse - https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@johnhulen 

    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/johnhulen 

    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/johnhulen 

    Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/johnhulen 

    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnhulen 

    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLX_NchE8lisC4NL2GciIWA 

    EPISODE CREDITS

    Intro music provided by Tony Palacios - https://www.instagram.com/tonytonedog/ 

    Outro music provided by Jeff Scheetz - https://jeffscheetz.com/