Some people spend their entire lives working their way to success. We often wonder how successful people made it to the top and what their mindsets are. Being a high-achiever requires the most of what you can give and the best qualities you can develop.
In this episode, Brian Wright of Success Profiles Radio joins us to share the lessons he acquired from talking with high-achievers, as well as his personal experiences in attaining success. He emphasizes the importance of gratitude and building the proper network for your business. If you want to learn how you can stay motivated, be inspired, and lead others—fitting of a high-achiever—make sure that you listen to this podcast!
About Our Guest:
Brian Wright is the host of Success Profiles Radio and publisher of Success Profiles Magazine. Over the years, he has interviewed world-class achievers. Through Success Profiles and his own experience, Brian seeks to inspire, motivate, and educate aspiring entrepreneurs to become a higher version of themselves. Brian is also the author of three books, and he ghostwrites books for clients.
Brian’s Insights on Success Profiles
- He learned what it’s like to run a business on his father’s farm.
- He left graduate school for some time because of burnout and tried various jobs, such as working in a call center, selling insurance, and resumé writing.
- In 2012, he started his radio show while still working a full-time job. And just in 2017, he went full time.
- Brian warns that if you don’t like what you’re doing, and you become good at it, that’s what you’ll keep getting.
Going Full-Time and Running Your Own Business
- For Brian, the greatest challenge is whether he could make a full-time income.
- Unlike people who grew up with an entrepreneurial background, it was a huge paradigm shift for someone used to working for other people.
- You must keep planting the seeds while you’re harvesting because if you don’t, the cycle will start again.
The Commonalities of Successful People
- They don’t give up, no matter how hard the situation is.
- They seek mentoring relationships to find out what they need to know.
- It is vital to invest in yourself first before asking someone to invest in your programs.
- They have positive mindsets, and they stick around people who will lift them.
The Importance of Collaboration
- The force of the average is strong.
- People who think in terms of competition have a scarcity mindset.
- On the other hand, those who have an abundance mindset realize that the pie is infinite.
- It’s far-fetched to immediately become business partners with someone you meet at a networking event.
- You have to build relationships.
Why Should You Maintain Gratitude
- If you’re not thankful for what you have, you will not be given something more significant to be grateful for.
- There is always something to be grateful for, even in adverse situations. However, you also have to learn your limits.
- Listing down 100 things that you’re thankful for and reading that as often as possible will make a significant shift in your mind.
Advice for People Who Are Struggling
- There’s no way to know how the chain of events will unfold.
- You have to be aggressively thankful for what you have and take nothing for granted.
- Make an effort to lean on the people who are close to you.
- When you keep your mind occupied with other things, the wrong things will not hold you at the same time.
The Greatest Mistakes That Hinder Success
- Thinking that you know it all
- Thinking that you don’t need other people’s advice
- Once you reach a certain level of success and notoriety, there will be a lot of noise around you that you will need to filter. You have to stay focused on your goal.
Knowing When to Say ‘No’
- Don’t be afraid to say ‘no.’
- In the beginning, you’re ready to say ‘yes’ to a lot of things because you’re trying to build momentum.
- However, once you’re established, you can say ‘no’ to a few things.
- Sometimes, people will say ‘no’ to test you—they test who will follow up and who is serious.
The Future of Collaboration
- Brian thinks that the more we rely on technology, the more secluded we’re going to be.
- Relying on technology affects the way you interact with people when you see them face-to-face.
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