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007: Motivational Friday – Good Wolf vs. Bad Wolf

January 26, 2018

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Key Takeaways 

  • Knowing your why
  • Emotional Triggers
  • Keep asking until you hit the root of what drives you
  • How you should look at your goals
  • Avoid someone being further along the journey than you
  • Presence creates your best work
  • Become aware of your self talk
    • 60k-70k thoughts a day and 90-95% are the same thoughts that you thought yesterday, which means we have to challenge ourselves daily!
    • 70% of our daily self talk is negative
  • Good Wolf vs. Bad Wolf story from my college class
  • The ‘lizard’ part of your brain is in charge of fear and aggression
    • Standing out is a ‘perceived’ threat
  • It’s more painful over time to stay in your comfort zone
  • Lizard brain systems
    • procrastination due to trying to create perfection
    • anxiety about what to wear to an event
    • excuses of lack of money
    • excessive networking with the goal of having everyone like you
    • lack of desire
    • starting committees instead of action
    • criticize others instead of raising your bar
    • focus on revenge rather than focusing on your own work
    • embrace an emotional attachment to the status quo
    • manufacture anxiety about people stealing your ideas
  • Conditioning a new mindset
  • What you fear most is what you most need to do
  • Embracing the fear within
  • Breakthroughs happen with you commit
  • Remember the small wins



Start With Why by Simon Sinek

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin 

*Read 10 pages a day to read a book a month



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