9. The BIG mistake we made (that you may be making right now)

Feb 2, 2017 | 0 comments

What do you want people to remember you for? What is your legacy? If you want to create a lasting legacy, every action you take needs to reflect your values. We were playing the short-term game to grow revenue, but we needed to focus on our core values – our ONE thing. There’s a price attached to our values, but there’s also a reward when we stick to them. Jay Papasan, co-author of The ONE Thing, is back to explain how he knew we were making a mistake and to teach you how we corrected course.

In this episode you will learn…

  • [0:50] Why your values aren’t really your values unless they cost you something.
  • [1:38] The BIG Mistake we made (that you may be making right now).
  • [2:20] Why the best businesses have a mission and a clear purpose.
  • [8:30] AH-HA Moment: We need to come from a place of value. Your trust is worth infinitely more than your money.
  • [9:34] Why negative interactions can help you identify problems and solve them.
  • [13:04] Clarity matters. Getting clear about your values is a foundational idea that people don’t give enough focus.
  • [14:05] Why there’s no reason to repeat other people’s mistakes.

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Identify what you want your legacy to be. What do you want people to say you stood for? Then reflect on how you are showing up in the world on a daily basis… Do you need to make any adjustments?


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