How well do you understand what motivates you and the value you bring to the people around you? Today we break the concept of self-awareness into two segments, motivation and value. Motivation is an internal look at self-awareness, including how we react to situations and how well we know how to keep ourselves motivated. Value…

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The conversations you have with yourself about yourself is extremely important. Make it a priority to be aware of this conversation and learn how to make it a tool you can use to continue getting closer to your goals. As always, I’d love to hear your takeaways from today’s episodes. Share with me via Instagram…

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“Our contract with life is a contract that is brokered with fragility, and with sadness, and with anxiety. And if we’re going to authentically and meaningfully be in this world, we cannot focus on one dimension of life and expect that focusing on that dimension is going to then give us a well-rounded life.” Susan…

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“A great leader takes leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter Todd Henry’s Herding Tigers connects the dots between concepts and practical application for leaders of creative teams. (Fact: If you are leading problem solvers, you are leading a creative team.) A major problem new…

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“Success demands singleness of purpose.” Being great requires us to find The One Thing that gets us the most results and going ALL IN. Keys to success taken from the book The ONE Thing: > Identify and value what is most important > Stop multitasking > Focus on creating habits > Use your willpower wisely…

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Perception. Action. Will. The three disciplines of the Stoic philosophy are brought to live in Ryan Holidays book The Obstacle is the way. This moment is powerful. How do we deal with the challenges that are thrown at us throughout each day? Remeber: What gets in the way, becomes the way. Find more at JacobEspinoza.com

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Our second episode discussing the power of beginning with the end. Before we make a plan, we need to know where we are going. The concept is based off Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Cheers, Jacob Espinoza

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The Second Habit of Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People, Begin With the End in Mind. We need to start with an end goal if we are going to give our lives meaning and direction. The discussion revolves around the importance of goals, mission statements and taking time to define our values.…

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Radical Candor is a simple idea that will allow you to have effective conversations with the people around you. It’s so important that leaders learn to do this. Not being able to have an effective conversation will make consistent success impossible for people managers because the people around us will not be able to reach…

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“These virtues are formed in man by his doing the actions.” – Aristotle “You are what you do repeatedly. So your excellence isn’t an act, it’s a habit.” – Will Durant paraphrasing Aristotle. Charles Duhigg’s book The Power of Habit breaks habits into three parts: the trigger, action, and reward. In order to create habits…

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