135: Why You Need To Be More Selfish To Create More Freedom And Wealth In Your Life | Shannon Graham
Published February 26, 2018
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    For more than 10 years, motivational speaker, self-help author and success mentor Shannon Graham has helped countless individuals and businesses reach their goals through a wide range of effective, life-changing strategies. Shannon invests his work with an unwavering dedication to the success of his students in various facets of their lives and careers.

    Recognized across the globe as a premier motivational speaker and leader in the self-help and coaching industry, Shannon Graham has developed two programs to tackle the hurdles of life and business. “The Ultimate Lifestyle Intensive”: a highly popular weekend mentor coaching program and “Legacy”, an intensive one-on-one coaching program and mastermind.

    What you will learn:

    • What was the first moment that lead Shannon into the personal development space? (3:45)
    • Using the baseline of mastery comes after 10,000 hours of practice, what are some areas where Shannon considers himself a master in? (7:40)
    • Does Shannon think people need to be selfish in order to succeed at the highest levels? (12:30)
    • How does Shannon practice selfishness in his daily practices? (21:45)
    • How do we give ourselves permission to go after what we really want? (27:25)
    • Who have been some of Shannon’s greatest teachers and mentors? (31:35)
    • Internally where should people start exploring when they look to expand themselves? (45:45)
    • What is Shannon’s definition of “wealth”? (49:08)

    Quotes:

    • “I don’t fear the man that has practiced 10,000 kicks one time, I fear the man that has practiced one kick 10,000 times” – Bruce Lee
    • “Sometimes the reason behind why people want to help others so desperately is because they have put themselves last.”
    • “You must be able to ask powerful questions, but you can only ask powerful questions if you listen powerfully.”
    • “You cannot give from an empty cup.”
    • “The most important relationship you will ever have is the one you have with yourself.”
    • “When you give that what you do not have, you turn those who receive from you into thieves.”
    • “Permission is not necessary if total acceptance exists.”
    • “Desire is expansion seeking to express itself.”
    • “Our feelings are the best indicator of the richness of our lives.”
    • “If we have everything but we don’t feel good then we aren’t doing good.”

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