Most of the things that hold us back are not external. They’re inside our heads and hearts, the limiting beliefs that keep us from making meaningful progress toward our goals—or even setting those goals to begin with.
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In this episode, you’ll discover:
- What an English Setter can teach you about your personal limitations.
How negative beliefs about ourselves affect our employment, health, relationships, and more—and how to turn them around.
The danger of taking one or a handful of limited experiences and generalizing them across our entire life.
How we harm ourselves by the assumptions we make about others.
How self-fulfilling prophecies operate in business, and why changing our perception is sometimes all it takes to shake free.
The way limiting beliefs kept salesmen in one industry from generating new leads.
One simple solution for transcending limiting beliefs and making progress toward significant goals in our lives.
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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:
Question: What are some areas in life where you’re unsatisfied? Are there any limited beliefs about yourself, others, or the world that are keeping you stuck?
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In this episode we mentioned the following resources:
- Book: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
- Book: Thou Shall Prosper by Rabbi Daniel Lapin
Michael Hyatt is the author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Recognized by magazines like Forbes and Inc as an important online marketing and leadership expert, he’s also the founder of Platform University and 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever. Read more about him here.
Michele Cushatt is a popular speaker and author. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or her blog. She’s a three-time cancer survivor with a powerful, personal story. Listen to it here or read about it in her memoir, Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Imperfect Life.
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