Episode 002 – Growing amongst taller trees
Nov01

Episode 002 – Growing amongst taller trees

http://traffic.libsyn.com/stickmanfridays/Stickman_Fridays_Episode_2_-_Growing_amongst_taller_trees.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf you like our podcast, please go to iTunes store and subscribe so that you get automatic updates! Just click the “subscribe in iTunes” button Show notes Growing amongst taller trees is an analogy for surrounding yourself with people who are better then you in order to grow and learn faster. In this episode we discuss this topic in relation to stories from our own lives. We think it is important to be humble towards what you want to learn or become, to check your ego and open up to learning from people who are better then you are. The people who surround us influence us in multiple ways, it seems that you become who you surround yourself with and that the standard of the group becomes your standard. This can be a very powerful tool for self improvement, but there is also reason for some caution. If you hang out with 9 losers, you will be number 10. Also, there might be people out there who seem like they want to mentor you but in fact might not have the best intentions. Here is what we have learned from this episode: Be aware of how other people are influencing you, is it negative? Let them go. Is it empowering? Stick with them and invest in that relationship. Write a personal mission statement in which you write down what is most important to you and where you want to go. Re-read it on a regular basis to keep yourself on track. Actively build a community of people around you that empower you in your goals. Seek them out and form mastermind groups. Don’t get the superstar complex and become a screaming fan. If you want to make friends with someone because they seem like they could add quality to your life, try to add quality to their life and invest in a real relationship. Instead of just hanging out with them and hoping their coolness becomes airborne and infect you. Articles mentioned in this episode: Elevator groupthink on brainpickings: Books mentioned in this episode: The seven habits of highly effective people by Stephen Covey Shoutouts go to: Frank from Studio Frankrijk who helped us out with the recording and audio mastering. Links to our other projects The Note Show Lift For The Long Run Be An AWESOME...

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Episode 001 – What it’s all about
Oct25

Episode 001 – What it’s all about

http://traffic.libsyn.com/stickmanfridays/Stickman_Fridays_Episode_1_-_What_its_all_about.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe first episode is finally online! This is an introductory episode where we discuss what the podcast will be about, how we met, got started and what motivates us. It is a tad long but we just enjoyed it so much we could not stop If you like our podcast, please go to iTunes store and subscribe so that you get automatic updates! Just click the “subscribe in iTunes” button   Big thanks to: Frank from Studio Frankrijk  who helped us out with the recording and audio mastering. Cliff Ravenscraft from podcast answer man and Pat Flynn from Smart Passive Income  for their great course material that helped us get the podcast online. Shoutouts in this episode go to Dave Asprey from Bulletproof Exec Mike Matthews from Muscle for Life Social Safe Links to our other projects The Note Show Lift For The Long Run Be An AWESOME Teacher...

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