192. The Gift of Struggle | Life-Changing Lessons About Leading

Jun 3, 2019 | 0 comments

When you think of the word “struggle,” what comes to mind?

Many of us think of struggle as something negative, and it’s not a great feeling when you’re going through adversity, but we think today’s guest is going to change your mind about that.

Bobby Herrera teaches us that inside of struggle is a gift – a gift that can truly change the way that we lead. Fair warning: this episode will probably pull at your heart strings a little bit, but most importantly, it’s going to challenge you to think about your purpose.

Bobby teaches us that more isn’t the answer – and there’s no better way to focus on what really matters than hitting the RESET button. Check out the1thing.com/reset to learn more.

To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/podcast.

In this episode, you will learn…

  • [8:15] How struggle helps you show up as a leader
  • [11:15] What it looks like to work as one and act as a team, with one singular focus, even through struggle
  • [17:20] How to help everyone on your team say yes to their ONE thing
  • [21:45] What you can learn from Bobby’s mistakes and struggles
  • [29:50] The lead domino for living a purposeful life
  • [36:20] Why doing more is not the answer
  • [48:00] The ONE Thing leaders can do to make everything else easier or unnecessary

Links & Tools From This Episode

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