Episode 72: Friends, goals, and everything in between
Episode 72: Friends, goals, and everything in between

Episode 72: Friends, goals, and everything in between

We want to do it all. We want to be the best friend, the best employee, the best entrepreneur, all while living our best lives. How do we manage it all? Does it even make sense to manage it all?

In this podcast episode I open the discussion on how we can close the friend gap, while achieving our goals, and also managing our mental wellness. Let me tell you right now, there’s no magic equation. You will have to prioritize. But, I outline a framework that will help to make it all a bit easier.

SKIP AHEAD: 

  • 01:48 : Intro – the power of hope
04:35 : Friends
  • 05:50 : Are successful people self-made?
  • 08:17 : It’s hard to make (and maintain) friendships in adulthood
  • 12:44 : Why some friendships won’t last
  • 14:40 : Don’t burn bridges, do this instead
  • 15:04 : Forgiveness
  • 16:22 : Loving and letting go
18:41 : Goals
  • 19:35 : The first step to setting goals
  • 20:41 : How certain goals can lead to unhappiness
  • 21:49 : Plans can change
  • 22:08 : Means goals vs Ends goals
  • 24:00 : How we can ignore goals and still succeed
  • 25:44 : “Winners and losers have the same goal”
  • 27:39 : The example of Usain Bolt
29:24 : Everything in between
  • 30:06 : An assessment tool
  • 31:19 : Priorities
  • 32:28 : A reminder

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