How important is pursuing our potential to living a happy, successful, and fulfilling life? We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. Speaking of potential, in our interview segment, a man who is one of the world’s foremost authorities in the area of personal development shows us how WE can close the gap from where we are… to where we can be. That and more on today’s show.
Bob’s Thought of the Day
- A powerful story from Hasidic Jewish teaching about living up to your potential.
- How to measure your true success.
- The reason why this story bothers me.
Interview with Mark Sanborn
- One of the most exciting things you can do every day.
- Why you should not only look for ways to get ahead, but stay ahead.
- The two paths to improvement.
- The four areas of the Potential Matrix and how they determine your success.
- Why reflection is so important to your long-term success.
- What the stories of Marissa and Greg can teach us about the “inner” and “outer” dilemma.
- 3 secrets to improving your performance.
- The only thing that can prevent you from improving.
- How Mark’s “Five Friends” have helped him get better.
- The most dangerous mistake for any professional to make.
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About the Book
The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. Joe learns that shifting his focus from getting to giving — constantly and consistently creating value for others — leads to exceptional returns.
Rapidly going from national bestseller to global phenomenon, The Go-Giver has gained a devoted following with over a million copies sold. It’s utilized as a resource in major corporations to small businesses, in schools and churches, in book clubs, and more. Nearly a decade since its original publication, this timeless story continues to help its readers find fulfillment and greater success in business, in their personal lives and in their communities.