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EPISODE 99

10X is Easier Than 2X | Dan Sullivan

January 11, 2017

EPISODE 99

10X is Easier Than 2X | Dan Sullivan


Podcast Audio:

In this Episode of 10XTalk, Dan Sullivan will explain all things 10x—how 10x is easier than 2x, the 10x map and method, and 3 strategies you can use to create a bigger future. Dan is a long-time Genius Network member and Strategic Coach member. Dan is the co-founder of Strategic Coach, author of over 3 publications, a visionary innovator, and gifted conceptual thinker. He has over 35 years of experience as highly regarded speaker, consultant, strategic planner, and coach to entrepreneurial individuals and groups.  

Here’s a glance at what you’ll learn from Dan in this episode:

  • The meaning of X
  • The variable formula of success
  • Harder vs. Easier
  • A new way to look at “stuff” and “energy”
  • How you can eliminate stuff, and increase energy in your life
  • Why surrounding yourself with an abundance neighborhood is important

Show Notes

  • Joe Polish introduces Dan Sullivan [01:01]
  • Dan is a coach simply because he is coachable [03:04]
  • Joe is one of Dan’s coaches [03:16]
  • Last year, there were 107 Strategic Coach members who attended the Abundance 360 event [04:08]
  • Dan believes Peter Diamandis is one of the most important human beings on the planet [04:35]
  • Richard Rossi [05:11]
  • For a long time, Dan has focused on The Mindset of 10X [05:23]
    • 10X is a very useful thought [05:30]
    • Dan was born in 1944 [05:53]
    • The things you do in today’s world were not possible to do in the 1950s [06:17]
  • 10X is easier than 2X [06:45]
    • Thinking 2X does something bad to your brain [06:58]
    • 10X is good for your brain [07:07]
    • Dan uses the people in the room as an example [07:20]
  • What does X stand for in the 10X? [08:17]
  • Dan has personally worked with more than 6000 entrepreneurs [09:05]
  • Each entrepreneur Dan has worked with has their own formula for success: [09:19]
    • Increase confidence [09:41]
    • Free time [10:12]
    • Health, fitness, and overall energy level [10:52]
    • It’s not about income [11:42]
    • 10X has to work for your goals [13:08]
    • The big thing is purpose [13:46]
    • “Once the purpose drives, people will do it” [14:42]
    • Dan’s 25-year goals [14:53]
  • Dan illustrates the model between 2X and 10X [15:31]
  • The 10X Map [15:44]
    • The world is going binary [15:57]
    • The 3 tools of our brain are: the future, the past, and the present [17:41]
    • People make up the future and they make up the past [18:59]
    • When you do 2X, you start with the present and you go to the past [19:24]
    • 2X isn’t exciting – that’s the issue – there is no new energy in the system [20:22]
    • People just negotiate with the past [21:23]
    • The secret is excitement [22:25]
    • With 10X, you start with the future than you grab your present [22:44]
    • Don’t knock out the past [23:20]
    • The past has to justify itself in the future [23:34]
    • 2X = pulling your past to the future; 10x = present is pulled to the future [25:34]
  • Harder vs. Easier [26:27]
  • You have to have the right teachers [27:34]
  • Choose what you feed your past, present, and future [29:00]
  • 10X Easier vs 2X Harder [29:22]
  • “Stuff are activities that are devoid of energy” [29:58]
  • Energy is activity free from stuff [30:31]
  • Dan shares his own experience [31:16]
  • Dan shares that Washington is a city full of stuff [32:18]
  • The method for going 10X is eliminating stuff [33:10]
  • Dan facilitates using the Strategic Coach worksheet [34:05]
  • “You want entertainers to entertain” [34:35]
  • Activities that drain energy is different for everybody [36:30]
  • What you want is to get people inside their circle [37:50]
  • “All progress starts with telling the truth” [38:37]
  • Everything that you permanently love is energy [39:13]
  • The Permanent point of fascination and motivation [41:51]
  • In 36 months, eliminate 36 areas of stuff and increase 36 areas of energy [42:58]
  • “Exponential experience is getting rid of the stuff and adding energy” [43:59]
  • Scarcity starts with an emotion [45:11]
  • Envy is the emotion that kills energy [45:34]
  • Scarcity is a set of emotions that become a system [46:34]
  • The abundance spiral starts with gratitude [48:25]
  • Gratitude and appreciation are usually used interchangeably [48:38]
  • Be grateful for everything [49:10]
  • Opportunity leads to ingenuity that leads to exponentials [51:10]
  • Surround yourself with the abundance neighborhood [51:36]

Websites

Strategic Coach

People Mentioned

Daniel Amen

Joe Polish

Peter Diamandis

Richard Rossi

Babs Smith

About Dan Sullivan:

Dan Sullivan is the co-founder of Strategic Coach, author of over 30 publications, a visionary, innovator, and gifted conceptual thinker, Dan has over 35 years’ experience as a highly regarded speaker, consultant, strategic planner, and coach to entrepreneurial individuals and groups.  

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