TAS 504: Lessons from Being the “Dumbest Guy” in The Room (HUGE Advantage)

When was the last time you were in a room with people who were so successful and advanced in their careers that it made you feel extremely average? What did you learn from that experience? Would you do it again? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, you’ll hear from Scott and Chris as they go over their recent mastermind experience. In their conversation, the guys explain why it’s so important to learn from successful business leaders, the importance of cultivating a healthy mindset, how to set stretch goals, why you shouldn't do what everyone else is doing when you should consider making a pivot, and so much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this valuable episode!

Make sure you take the time to learn from others!

What do you do to invest in your education? Seriously! Do you take the time to go to seminars, read books, research business strategies, and learn from mentors? You don’t have to let your life be consumed by all these educational avenues, but it is important to pick one and learn! If you have any hope of building a thriving business, you’ve got to learn from others who have gone before. Listen to this episode of The Amazing Seller to hear from Scott and Chris as they describe how formative their mastermind experience has been and why they’ve committed to staying lifelong learners!

The only thing holding you back is you.

What is the state of your mindset right now? Do you feel confident in your abilities and the direction of your ecommerce business, do you feel overwhelmed and hopeless or somewhere in between? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott and Chris share their take on mindset and why it’s an important factor in your personal and professional development. Too often, leaders don’t reach their benchmarks because they’ve either burdened themselves too much or they haven’t challenged themselves enough. Don’t let that be your narrative! The only one who can get yourself out of the way is the person you see in the mirror. Learn more about mindset and setting yourself up for success by listening to this important episode!

Why you need stretch goals.

When was the last time you really pushed yourself to achieve something you’ve never tried before? What is the status of your goals? Do they all seem easy and attainable or do they require you to stretch and push past the comfortable? Don’t allow yourself to be satisfied with average goals! It’s been said that “If you want something you've never had you must be willing to do something you've never done.” What are you willing to do that you’ve never done before? How will you stretch yourself and your business over the next twelve months? Discover the supreme importance of stretch goals from Scott and Chris on this episode of The Amazing Seller, you don't’ want to miss it!

Don’t give up!

As tempting as it may sound, you can’t give up. Take charge of your story! Many business leaders fail because they throw in the towel. Here’s a tip, you’ll never fail if you refuse to give up! Sure, setbacks and challenges will come, that’s the nature of life and business but you don’t have to let them take you out of the game. Commit to yourself and your business to see it through to the end, no matter what, that’s the mindset that’ll lead to success. To hear more about this topic and additional insights from Scott and Chris, make sure to listen to this engaging episode of The Amazing Seller!

OUTLINE OF THIS EPISODE OF THE AMAZING SELLER

  • [0:03] Scott’s introduction to this episode of the podcast!
  • [2:30] Why you should get in on the Product Discovery Bootcamp!
  • [6:00] Scott and Chris talk about learning from successful business leaders.
  • [10:00] Scott talks about going to his first training program.
  • [12:30] The only thing holding you back is you!
  • [15:00] Growth isn’t linear, it’s leaps and jumps.
  • [18:30] Why you need a stretch goal.
  • [21:30] Don’t do what everyone else is doing!
  • [26:30] Yes, pay attention to your competition but make sure you stand out.
  • [31:30] An eye on the future and building a business independent from Amazon.
  • [40:30] Why it’s helpful to get an outside perspective on your business.
  • [45:00] Don’t be afraid to pivot.
  • [50:30] Keep moving, and don’t give up.
  • [53:30] Why masterminds are so powerful.

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TAS 504: Lessons from Being the “Dumbest Guy” in The Room (HUGE Advantage)

[INTRODUCTION]

[00:00:02] Chris: We should probably try to do here first, beatbox…

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