Epic Leadership Tools

Do you want to master the art of personal leadership without all the typical self-help "rah-rah". If so, check out this podcast on personal leadership. You'll see how being your own "guru" and mastering the #1 key to personla leadership will make you happier, more successful and improve your entire life. You'll learn about the Four Agreeements and see how it can change your life through it's simple message. Check out this episode and learn more about how to be an epic leader.

 SHOW NOTES

  • What is personal leadership?
    • Power to control your own life, your own destiny and your happiness
    • Ability to get the things done in the way you want them done
    • Power to establish a legacy in the world
    • Desire to help others
    • At the end of the day: personal leadership is all about how you choose to live your life
      • Are you going balls out or:

  • Are you living a life of quiet desperation?
  • Start here:
    • The future can be better
    • I have the power to make it happen
  • #1 key to personal leadership: Self esteem
    • Believing in yourself
    • Believing you can do it
    • Believing you deserve it
    • ex: Bearcats SuperBowl example
  • Be your own guru
    • The “guru” trap
      • Someone else has the answers
      • I’m not capable of doing it alone
      • Advice: learn from gurus but don’t follow blindly
    • Develop your own values and beliefs system
      • The early philosophers did it
      • Learn from the best and customize the knowledge to your life
        • Ex: Oprah
  • Difference between pessimists, optimists and leaders - John Maxwell quote
    • Pessimist complains about the wind
    • Optimist expects it to change
    • Leader adjusts the sails
  • The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz (not an affiliate link)
    • Be impeccable with your word
      • Speak with integrity, say only what you mean
    • Don’t take anything personally
      • Be immune to the opinions and actions of others, that is their reality, not yours
    • Don’t make assumptions
      • Find the courage to ask questions and say what you really want
      • Communicate clearly to avoid misunderstandings, drama and hassle
    • Always do your best
      • By doing your best you avoid self-judgement, self-abuse and regret
  • Final thoughts
    • Leaders all around us, people like:
      • President Obama - healthcare and gay rights
      • Tom Brady - comments to Kraft, 199th pick, 6th round, Wins SBs despite physical limitations, 1st on in the building, last one to leave,
      • Angelina Jolie - works with UNs refugee agency since 2001, 50 field missions to Iraq, Syria, Pakistan to end rape. Double mastectomy
    • Leadership is skill that can be developed
    • Leadership gives you freedom
      • my life: TPG example, how I work
    • My goals
      • If I can help you with your personal leadership and make your life more epic, then THAT is part of my legacy
      • I’m not in this for the money ( I would have kept the $15M if so::)
      • I’m in this for you, for me and I’m in it for the long haul