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EPISODE 170

Thinking About Your Thinking During Scary Times: How To Better Think About Problems with Joe Polish and Dan Sullivan

August 26, 2020

EPISODE 170

Thinking About Your Thinking During Scary Times: How To Better Think About Problems with Joe Polish and Dan Sullivan


Episode Summary

You’ve got 99 problems…but have you considered the way you’re thinking about them?  Learn how to think about your problems in a way that actually creates solutions in today’s episode of 10xTalk with Dan Sullivan and Joe Polish.

In this episode, you’ll hear Dan and Joe share how to spot opportunities in scary times instead of just focusing on everything that’s wrong.

You’ll also learn strategies to turn any situation around and turbo-charge your progress — all while reducing complexities and keeping laser-focused on your goals.

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

  • What Entrepreneurs can do to more easily spot opportunities instead of what is lacking.
  • A simple method for immediately making a powerful connection with any Client or Prospect.
  • One valuable step Entrepreneurs can take during the pandemic to make 10x more progress.
  • How to think about problems and events during difficult times and turn any situation around.
  • Strategies for transforming complexities into simplicity and experiencing more gratitude.
  • The #1 most important idea when it comes to leveling up “Thinking About Your Thinking”.

Show Notes

  • People are all over the map right now; some are doing great, others aren’t.
  • See the world through the eyes of others and see what they need.
  • What is your D.O.S.: Dangers, Opportunities, and Strengths?
  • The D.O.S. conversation starts with an observation of experiences.
  • You come into every situation equipped with your experiences of the past. 
  • Entrepreneurs look for intellectual short-cuts. 
  • Goals are a definition of the future version of yourself. 
  • Keep yourself out of the questions you ask and trust your senses. 
  • Dan explains his feelings in his first marriage and how he didn’t listen to his gut.
  • Respond, don’t react to life. 
  • Joe talks about the frequency that attracts people in relationships. 
  • Get your thinking right so you don’t get brought down in tough times. 
  • Depression and the depressed: The chicken or the egg?
  • Stop comparing yourself to anyone else; try journaling to see how you grow. 
  • You can’t play the game and see yourself playing the game: Learn from your past.
  • How Dan journals: He uses the Strategy Circle and his other thinking tools.
  • Dan works with people who are self-motivated, smart, and creative – but have a complexity problem.
  • You have to have outside reality, not just your own; change the way you can be useful.

Quotes

  • “The problem is you don’t know how to think about the problem.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “Maybe you can create value in an entirely new way.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “The greatest Entrepreneurs are the people who see the world through other people’s eyes.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “We have sensory mechanisms and whenever we go against them there’s this thing called consequences.” – Joe Polish
  •  “When my life isn’t working, I’m reacting. When my life is working, I’m responding.” – Joe Polish
  • “If you’re in a reactive state you’re in the spiral of a reactive game and everything’s gonna suck.” – Joe Polish 

Resources

Exercise

  • How have you been reacting to life? How could you move to a position of thoughtful responding instead?



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