Too often, people hang onto the idea that anyone who is successful must be lucky. Worse yet, those same people decide that a similar type of success is impossible for them because they believe that they don’t have that kind of luck. So today, Matt and Micah are setting the record straight about what really leads to success.
Listen in to hear how attributing others’ success to luck not only discredits their knowledge and hard work, but also discourages us from taking ownership of our own ability to change our situations. You’ll discover where “luck” truly comes from, how to adjust your mindset so you can learn from successful people instead of envying them, and what you can start doing today to create the kind of practice you want.
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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:
- The difference between luck and success.
- Why focusing on luck is problematic.
- How Matt and Micah respond when people say they’re successful because they’re lucky.
- A quick test to see if someone’s success is truly due to luck.
- How to shift your mindset when thinking about someone who has taken advantage of their good fortune.
- Why it’s so important to take ownership of your situation.
- Two great books on taking control.
- Examples of small details that change client experiences.
- Action items you can implement right away in your practice.
Ideas Worth Sharing:Pretty much anyone born inside of America, we have a phenomenal ability to achieve anything that we want to do. - @mshilanski Click To Tweet If somebody’s having success of any measure, there’s got to be something that we can learn from that. - Matt Jarvis Click To Tweet Stop assuming everything is luck—or anything is luck—across the board. Nothing is luck, and it's your responsibility to, moving forward, pull out value in every conversation you have. -@mshilanski Click To Tweet
Resources In Today’s Episode:
- Matt Jarvis: Website | LinkedIn
- Micah Shilanski: Website | LinkedIn | Twitter
- Email Matt and Micah!
- Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
- The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin