184. Making a Living or Making a Life? How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success | Brian Scudamore

Apr 8, 2019 | 0 comments

Are you living a life by default or by design?

Many of us are living a life by default. We wake up, check social media, react to what we see, head into the office, check email, react, sit in meetings, get up, check email, react, and then go to the next meeting – and this repeats day after day after day! We feel so busy, and we wonder why we don’t get anything done.

When you live a life by default, you just get what you get – but when you life a life by design, you are working towards the goals you want with intention and a strategy. Today’s guest has travelled down a long and difficult road, but there’s ONE thing thing that allowed him to turn his failures into his success: a clear vision. In this episode, we’re going to learn how Brian Scudamore, CEO of O2E Brands and author of WTF?! (Willing to Fail), found the keys to success in his failures, ultimately growing a $400M+ business without sacrificing time with the people who matter most.

In this episode, you will learn…

  • [9:20] What your life looks like when you life a life by design
  • [14:00] How you can start adopting the mindset that everything doesn’t matter equally
  • [16:40] How to listen to your failures
  • [22:00] How you can make time to cast a vision when you’re so busy working on your business
  • [33:50] What you can to do help the people you lead create a life, not a living
  • [37:00] Why you need to fall in love with your vision

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Brian tells us that the ONE thing that will make creating a life – not a living – easier or unnecessary is casting that vivid vision.

This isn’t easy. Often, we run into a wall of “I don’t knows,” and it takes both big questions and support to get over past that wall.

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