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EPISODE 172

Envy and Entrepreneurship: An Entrepreneurial Deep Dive Into “Envy” and Why It Matters with Joe Polish, and Dan Sullivan

December 9, 2020

EPISODE 172

Envy and Entrepreneurship: An Entrepreneurial Deep Dive Into “Envy” and Why It Matters with Joe Polish, and Dan Sullivan


Episode Summary

Do you choose to take a stand for innovation… or cower to envy? Learn how to STOP undercutting your ambition, creativity, and cooperation for fear of envy in today’s episode of 10xTalk with Dan Sullivan and Joe Polish.

In this episode, you’ll hear Dan and Joe talk about the history of envy and the role it plays in Entrepreneurship and Business. 

You’ll also learn how to develop an abundance mindset and quit apologizing, making excuses for, or hiding your hard-earned success. 

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Here’s a glance at what you’ll discover from Joe, and Dan in this episode: 

  • Why the idea of envy is central to Entrepreneurs (And the difference between “jealousy” and “envy”)
  • Dan describes the notion of “Institutionalized Envy” and how it may be the cause of current societal landscapes
  • Understanding the misunderstanding around “inequality” and how it directly relates to ENVY in Business
  • The two unconscious decisions Entrepreneurs make and how it breeds envy directed at Entrepreneurs
  • Innovation Over Envy: Dan shares how to avoid undercutting your ambition, creativity and cooperation
  • How to develop an abundance mindset and never apologize, make excuses for, or hide your success again

Show Notes

  • Envy is a constant human emotion throughout history. 
  • Jealousy is different from envy; jealousy is where there is a perceived threat or loss.
  • Envy is where someone has what you think you don’t, and you want them not to have it.
  • Envy was dealt with openly in the past but 200 years ago it started to disappear. 
  • Envy and President Trump. 
  • Envy towards Entrepreneurs is common; people become critics of accomplishment. 
  • The thought is that if someone has, it must have been taken from someone who has not.
  • Things are unequal. That’s just the way things are. 
  • Dan shares the history of the word unequal.
  • Envy is one of the seven deadly sins; six of them are enjoyable. 
  • Talking about envy was eliminated as Socialism grew. 
  • Innovation over envy: Every Entrepreneur needs to choose. 
  • Don’t undercut your own ambition, creativity, and cooperation for fear of envy. 
  • Accept that you’ll make others envious and it has nothing to do with you. 
  • Don’t hide or apologize for your success.
  • Dan’s book Innovation Over Envy will be out in March 2021.
  • Dan’s notices that some young Entrepreneurs are old and tired. 
  • Collaboration vs. competition; Collaborate, don’t sit in envy.

Quotes

  • “They are the cause of their anger. It’s the way they look at the world.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “Things are unequal.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “You have to be aware that your success is going to make some people very angry, but you have to understand that it has nothing to do with you.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “What parts of me experience envy?” – Joe Polish
  • “Why is it so hard for people to see the value of production?” – Joe Polish
  • “You can create or you can complain. You can’t do both.” – Joe Polish

Resources

Exercise

  • Keep an eye out for Dan’s book Innovation Over Envy coming out March 2021.


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