I’m not a motivational speaker, I do not see myself as a motivational speaker. I see myself as someone who has a duty of care as an educator in the business space to share the message of truth.
When it comes to freedom, first we have to understand how we work as a species. Human Beings need structure and discipline, and that’s what creates freedom.
It’s really important in any situation that we go in with one dominant intent. What do you think that intent needs to be? “I’m here to serve.”
Business has to be a way of life, otherwise it is painful, because you end up going up and down, up and down, up and down. Make good habits permanent.
You know, if there’s one thing that I’m not short on when I speak to people who are telling me why they aren’t where they are, is all the fucking excuses they’ve got.
Playing below the line means you’re addicted to activity. A symptom of this is someone who’s always busy. Having no time is a sign of bad planning.
Now, I have it on very good authority that discomfort in business won’t kill you. But it will make you a lot stronger. Discomfort is good.
The first level of motivation that we have instilled within us is the motivation to survive. This is fundamental and this will not change. And you will not be able to tap into the next two unless this one is taken care of.
One of the most important things that you can do to grow your brand and your profile is focus on position. Now, position to me is different from brand. Brand and position, are completely separate subjects.
The first and most important part of influence is authority. Authority is a presence of specialty. So what do you think is absent in the presence of authority? Uncertainty, doubt and neediness.