Being the leader of your own company can look easier on the outside than it actually is when you’re the CEO. It requires more insight and effort than most anticipate. How can you rise to the occasion and really make a difference in your new role? In this episode, we discuss seven truths that will anchor you to a solid foundation.
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In this episode, you’ll discover:
- The importance of separating your role from your identity.
How acknowledging that your position is temporary can (and should) affect your actions.
The key to avoiding the dangers of entitlement.
Why it’s not all about achievement (and what you should pursue instead).
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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 can you do today to prepare yourself for your desired opportunities in the future?
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In this episode we mentioned the following resources:
- Book: Living Forward by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy
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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