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EPISODE 164

Using an Impact Filter to Prepare for Possible World Crisis with Dan Sullivan and Joe Polish

March 24, 2020

EPISODE 164

Using an Impact Filter to Prepare for Possible World Crisis with Dan Sullivan and Joe Polish


Episode Summary

Joe Polish and Dan Sullivan know the massive value that comes with creating an Impact Filter for big changes in life – especially the ones that come in times of chaos and uncertainty.

As a thinking tool, the Impact Filter guides the conversation with yourself first – so you can then lead your team with clarity, confidence, and full capability. In fact, Joe recently did an Impact Filter for himself and his team to prepare for possible world crisis, and in this episode, you’ll learn exactly what came out of that meeting.

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

  • The origin of the Impact Filter and how you can utilize it to align your teamwork during a pandemic
  • How to 10x you and your teams clarity, confidence, and capabilities in both good times and scary times
  • What Joe did with an Impact Filter to prepare, lead and inspire his team during the COVID-19 world crisis
  • A safe way to deal with unexpressed fears your team and clients might have so you can help them
  • What Dan and Joe learned from one of the top FBI negotiators in the world about preparation
  • How Joe is continuing to run his business full speed ahead based on the Impact Filter
  • One thing you can do to develop greater skills and capabilities during Scary Times

Show Notes

  • An Impact Filter works to give you and your team clarity, confidence, and capability.
  • The Impact Filter thinking tool works in your personal and professional life. 
  • The Impact Filter is the “grand-daddy” of all other thinking tools.
  • It enables you to have a discussion with yourself before you involve others. 
  • When your team is scared or concerned, you must step up as a greater leader.
  • You can use an Impact Filter for anything from team prep to a new workout program.
  • Joe used an Impact Filter for his team meeting prepping for possible world crisis.
  • He wanted his team to respond, not react, and collaborate. 
  • His ideal outcome was to bond, grow, and thrive as a team and business. 
  • He clarified the best and worst-case scenarios that would occur based on action. 
  • They clarified roles, vision, outcomes, productivity, and next steps. 
  • Joe’s going to offer his book “Life Gives to the Giver” for free with no strings attached. 
  • They did a survey with their members to see how everyone’s doing during this time. 
  • Joe’s planning to reinvent repurposing. 
  • Joe’s witnessing the level of fear and uncertainty around this time. 
  • Entrepreneurs are responsible for sharing with their team that they’re included, considered, and part of the team, even if not together physically. 
  • Genius Network is a safe haven with new and exciting projects for Joe’s team. 
  • During a crisis, people default to their previous level of preparation – they don’t rise up.
  • At first, Joe felt overwhelmed by the situation; the Impact Filter helped parse things out. 
  • Vices and addiction increase during times like these. 
  • The more you’re put in an emergency situation, the more important it is to use an Impact Filter. 
  • He has recruited from inside the team to make a virtual meeting happen next week. 
  • Entrepreneurs who take bad action or don’t show up communicate uncertainty to the team. 
  • Make sure your team feels taken care of and can show up for their families.
  • The massive shift in entitlement: People took for granted what they had. 
  • The more you can connect, the better! 
  • As an additional step, do an inventory of 5 past scary times as an Entrepreneur.
  • Dan has never seen a situation like this but knows Entrepreneurs are more equipped than others to handle it. 

Quotes

  • “In times like this, teams look to their Entrepreneur for clarity, confidence, and capability.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “30 minutes on an Impact Filter can save you 10-20 hours of wasted time.” – Dan Sullivan
  • “When everyone gets fearful, people can get really weird.” – Joe Polish
  • “We have each other’s back and help each other respond to life.” – Joe Polish
  • “We lead with serving, not selling.” – Joe Polish
  • “You’re as sick as your secrets.” – Popular 12-step quote
  • “The brain cannot avoid a question.” – Joe Polish

Exercise

  • Do an Impact Filter!
  • Download it for free HERE.
  • As an additional step, do an inventory of 5 scary times you’ve had as an Entrepreneur.
  • Write down what was scary about them, what you did, and what you learned by facing it head-on and coming out the other side.
  • What skills do you have now that you wouldn’t have had without that experience?

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