It’s often said that struggle is a positive. But is it really a GIFT? We’ll look at that through a fascinating discussion with Bobby Herrera on today’s episode. That and more on today’s show.
Interview with Bobby Herrera
- Bobby’s journey of struggle as a child, but with an awesome Dad, Jorge, the “Bracero.”
- The “Bus Story” that would serve as the North Star for the rest of Bobby’s life.
- Why pain, struggle, and suffering are the pathways to wisdom.
- The importance of viewing leadership as an “inside job” and how it builds trust with your team.
- The single most important question we can ask ourselves in our leadership journey.
- How Bobby used the “bus story” to transform his company into a community.
- A powerful story about choosing the hardest right over the easiest wrong.
- How to reframe the way you view struggle in your life.
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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.