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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 David's book Emotional Agility breaks down the importance of accepting the wide range of emotions we feel as part of the human experience, and the importance of understanding how...
The ONE Thing
“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 > Attend to only the things that are most important > Think Big. Act Big. Win Big.
The Obstacle Is The Way
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
Begin At The End Part 2
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
Radical Candor: The Art Of Effective Conversations
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 their full potential without receiving the feedback they need to hear in order to improve. Enjoy the podcast and be sure to pick up the book by Kim Scott. Visit...
Be You, Be Great
Being yourself should be so easy, but it is NOT! We want people to see us in a certain way and this holds us back from getting better and reaching our goals. In this episode, we quote Jay Z, Gandhi, Oprah, Carol Dweck and visit the Game of Thrones for an example of the POWER hidden in understanding our true self.