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The Craft of Curiosity

Curiosity. Deadly to cats, incredibly powerful to humans… it’s not just something you’re born with. Curiosity is a craft. Developing that craft is worth the time and energy.

Listen time: 4:11

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What’s Below Your Waterline?

When you see successful people (especially people who do scary things) all you see is the tip of the iceberg. But there’s a massive, hidden foundation below the water line that allows that tip to stand out. It just so happens that that foundation amounts to mostly air. But not just any kind of air: the air in your shocks.

I promise, I’ll explain.

Listen time: 8:22

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From Fear to Familiar

Anything unknown and mysterious can be terrifying… until you get to know it. The way to get over that fear? Turn it into familiarity. Works for snakes, the creative process, and you, too. And today on BG Radio, I’ll explain why.

Listen time: 4:39

Permission Gap

Want to Be a Starter? Then Finish

Good ideas are hard to come by, and good Starters are rare. But a good idea without execution is worthless. If you want to be a Starter, you’re going to have to earn permission by finishing at least a few things first. How do you do that if you’re not a Finisher? Either grin and bear it, or find someone who is.

Listen Time: 11:27

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Starting Things Means Saying No

Being a Starter means getting good at saying no. You don’t have to take every opportunity that comes your way. But it also means getting good at knowing when to quit! In today’s episode: the Sunk Cost Fallacy of Ideas.

Listen time: 10:18

Making Change

Starting Things Means Getting Good At Stopping

Being a good Starter means first being a good Stopper. Often, the impediment to starting something new is stopping something else you’re doing. But what does being good at stopping look like? For starters (no pun intended), you have to know the difference between good and bad ideas.

Listen time: 8:14

Making Change

Starting Things

Today, I want to share the first of a series of posts on Starting Things.

I’m a card-carrying Starter. If you’re like me, you’ve probably been beaten up for being a starter your whole life. “Can’t you just stick with something?!” I’ve heard that a million times. But now, it’s time for a change. So join me as I carry the flag for all the starters out there: Beginning with a story about my Dutch Uncle, David.

Listen time: 5:51

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The Messy Journey of Ideas

You have an idea. It feels like a really good one. What happens next? Believe it or not, all ideas – whether good or bad – go through an epic journey. A true idea Odyssey. And in the end, only the elegant survive.

Listen time: 7:07

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