“We're at our best when we focus on we, not me.” – Jon Gordon
Great relationships don’t just happen by accident - they take commitment, hard work and G.R.I.T. In this episode, Brian interviews Jon and Kathryn Gordon about their new book, “Relationship GRIT,” and what it takes to build a strong, long-lasting relationship. The Gordons reveal what brought them together, what kept them together through difficult times and what continues to sustain their love for one another.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to embrace the principles of G.R.I.T.
- Why the four C’s are key to a healthy relationship.
- Why flaws and mistakes can strengthen a relationship.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
“Relationship GRIT,” by Jon and Kathryn Gordon
Episode 235, Healthy Me, Healthy Us with Dr. Les Parrott
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“You have to invest in the relationship. Don't be a consumer, be an investor.” – Kathryn Gordon
“Where there's a void in communication, negativity will fill it.” – Jon Gordon
“You have to walk it out to talk it out.” – Kathryn Gordon
“If you keep score, the relationship doesn't win.” – Kathryn Gordon
“Caring is extending yourself. It's demonstrating commitment. It's showing that other people matter.” – Jon Gordon
Theme Music: “The Cliffs of Moher” by Brogue Wave