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On Today's Episode:
Running into another roadblock and another obstacle shouldn’t come as a surprise. As you cycle through all of the reasons (a.k.a. excuses) you have for not making a change again today, doesn’t get you off the hook either. The changes you want to make in your life, that feeling of not amounting too much, the irritation in your gut that you should be further along than you are isn’t going to go away.
If you’re waiting for change to magically happen when you wake up one day and start getting everything right, you’re in for a rude awakening.
In this episode Tom is running down all of the ways you can be more powerful, you can change your habits, and you can become masterful at any skill you choose.
You have to with your mindset and you have to develop the tools that will keep you on track when your willpower and motivation fail you, cause they will. Success isn’t a guarantee, but failure, struggle, hardships, obstacles, and a thousand excuses to quit are guaranteed. So what are you going to do?
Break out your pen, find some time alone and get real with yourself. Where are you at? What’s one habit holding you back that you can begin to let atrophy? Let’s start there and get to work? Your full potential is waiting!
Books mentioned in this episode:
Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
0:00 | Introduction
0:29 | Break Your Bad Habits
11:05 | Do Important Things First
19:24 | The Struggle Is Guarantee
27:40 | Failing Is Part of the Process
34:52 | Mastery Requires These Core Habits
47:09 | Go Hard on Deliberate Practice
53:01 | Track Progress The Right Way
57:59 | Keynote Bonus: Be Unstoppable
1:00:12 | The Price of Change
1:06:52 | Humans Lead with Belief
1:12:44 | The 80/20 Rule
1:18:30 | Adapt Or Die
1:28:14 | Keynote Q&A Session
“The way that you break your bad habits is by letting them atrophy. [0:40]
“We’re going to put things in order, [...] and then I’m going to be disciplined enough to actually execute in that order.” [14:13]
“I cannot guarantee that there will be any success in your life, but I can guarantee that there will be struggle.” [19:24]
“If you want a mindset that is going to allow you to achieve your goals you have to understand what is real and you have to be able to sort the truth from the bullsh*t.” [23:10]
“Weak minded people get weak minded lives. Strong minded people get strong minded lives.” [26:05]
“Get control of your body, get control of your emotions. You must do those two things.” [35:32]
“I don’t quit.” [41:41]
“When you fail and don’t make excuses that knowledge that you get from each of those failures stacks.” [42:43]
“Perfect deliberate practice makes perfect, and any deviation from that is going to be suboptimal.” [50:05]
“If you’re prepared to become the best you can become unstoppable, you can build something other people think is impossible.” [59:57]
“We don’t come preprogrammed, we come ready to adapt. We come ready to change. We come ready to grow.” [1:11:12]
“If what you really want is to actually reach your goals then you’re going to have to stop worrying about feeling good about yourself.” [1:27:46]
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