Think back to your childhood: What did you want to be when you grew up? What dreams did you have for yourself? What did you envision your life looking like?
Along your journey, you may have come up across ceilings of achievement—or on the other end, you may have been thinking too small. Any time you are hitting up against a ceiling of achievement in your life, you are missing either a person or a system, and today we’re going to look at exactly why that is true. Having the right people in our lives, and the right systems in place to help us do what we do efficiently, can allow us to achieve more than we ever thought possible.
Chris Winton grew up with the dream of becoming a manager for the local grocery store, and today—because of having the right mentors and learning the right leadership skills along the way—he finds himself as the officer at a Fortune 50 company. He is the author of the new book “C-4 Leadership” and has a tremendous amount of value to share.
What’s one thing you can put into action today? Take a moment to pause, sit in silence, dream, and ask yourself a question. That simple action may make the difference between spending your time or investing it.
To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/podcast.
In this episode, you will learn…
- [02:48] When Chris noticed his family was financially struggling
- [07:38] Reaching up for knowledge and reaching down for guidance
- [14:25] Thinking too small
- [17:11] The 4 C’s
- [22:04] Meeting the right people
- [27:26] How to galvanize a group of people by communicating in story form
- [29:57] How to make leaders more coach-like
- [33:31] Taking a stand for the whole person, not just the employee
- [36:35] How to dream bigger
Links & Tools From This Episode
- Learn more: chriswinton.com
- Read “C-4 Leadership”
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