We hear it all the time: If you want to accomplish something big, you must embrace discomfort. It’s part of the deal. Is it really? Today’s show examines why discomfort isn’t a great vehicle to arrive at success, and why it’s entirely optional.
What happens when we avoid difficult conversations? We waste time, money, and energy, and we suffer anger, frustration, and other unproductive emotions. In this episode we’ll discuss why we shy away from difficult conversations, and how to approach conversations in a way that is more productive for everyone involved.
Does the path to your goals seem unnecessarily long and difficult? In this episode, we discuss a systems and engineering concept called The Critical Path, or how to get from point A to point B in the most efficient manner. We also discuss common reasons why we resist the critical path, and what you can do to get out from under those problems.
When I first started working in the hedge fund industry, my highest-earning clients credited their success to Napoleon Hill’s famous book Think and Grow Rich. Initially I was skeptical, but that’s exactly how it works. In this episode, we’ll discuss a framework that explains why thoughts lead to money (and anything else you want to achieve).
When we feel weighed down, we don’t take action. In this episode, we’ll discuss the four types of weight—logistical, physical, mental, and emotional–that inhibit our wealth-creation and suck the joy out of our lives. We also discuss a new definition for the word wealth that reveals why it goes far beyond money.