Nov 6, 2018
Greatness, Habits, Business, Character,
He didn’t FOCUS on winning … yet
he constantly won. We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day.
And in our interview segment, we’ll hear from award-winning
journalist Don Yager, who has met, hung out with, and interviewed
many of our world’s top performers--those we would consider great.
Even better, he shares a number of their commonalities. Powerful!
That and more on today’s show.
Bob's Thought of the Day
John Wooden’s definition of success: “Peace of mind that is a
direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to
become the best that you are capable of becoming.”
- A few
of Coach Wooden’s qualities that stood out the most.
focusing on bringing value to your customers will result in earning
much more money than focusing on the money
Interview with Don Yaeger
drew Don to journalism.
Don defines “greatness,” and what greatness is NOT.
question that Don asked 2,500 people over a 25-year career, and
what the answers to this question taught him about the habits that
lead to greatness.
four “pillars” of greatness Don identifies in his book,
the truly great ones hate to lose more than they love to win, and
why the losses are part of the fuel that drives them.
the truly great ones are always in search of a better inner
importance of doing your prep work.
- Insights about the great Hall of Fame baseball
player, Roberto Clemente.
powerful quote from John Wooden: “You cannot live a perfect day
without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay
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- Focusing on bringing value to your customers
will result in earning much more money than focusing on the money
great ones know they will never outperform their inner circle. So
the great ones are always out to improve their circle. @DonYaeger
- #Greatness is the persistent pursuit of
professional and personal exceptionalism.
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