#218: How To Beat Your Most Challenging Foe


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Are you ready to realize true growth, change, and upward movement in your life and leadership?

Are you STUCK in a rut and paralyzed by the underwhelming expectations of those around you?

Today we will identify one of the most challenging enemies you will ever face, and reveal how you can beat it once and for all!

Episode Summary:

  • Spoiler alert: your most challenging foe is known as the Status Quo.

The Status Quo:

  • Even in the new year, the status quo demands you adjust your aspirations to its boundaries.
  • The Status Quo is an invisible foe, but a powerful one.
  • It constantly regulates your dreams, desires, and sense of possibility.
  • The status quo is where you belong…or is it?

Status Quo Refresher:

7 Steps To Overcome The Status Quo:

  1. Make up your mind
  2. Declare your WHAT
  3. Know and understand your WHY
  4. Stop, Keep, Add
  5. Be willing to walk away
  6. Engage a viable support system
  7. Be all in … no matter the risk or cost

Closing Thoughts:

  • Don’t let this enemy overtake you.
  • Go beyond the status quo and prepare yourself for a whole new world!
  • Don’t stay stuck. Move, even if you have to do it creatively.

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