“Every day I have a purpose. It doesn’t necessary need to be completing something; it’s moving a ball. In my life, I have 8 or 10 balls on my desk at any given time. I have to move every ball every day. I can’t move 20 balls a day, I’ve got to pick what my priorities are. If I don’t move those 6, 8, or 10 priority balls every day, I don’t get to where I need to be. I wake up every day either excited about two things: 1) the ball that’s going to be the hardest to move. 2) the ball that is closest to the finish line. “
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We broke from the norm in this episode, because we only had 30 minutes, but it was a GREAT 30 mins! Jon shares with us 3 pieces of wisdom that will make us all better people and operators. Also, Jon shines a light on what he’s got going on with Taffer Virtual Training.
Those three pieces of wisdom:
- You need to be the smartest person in the room
- If you work twice as hard than everyone else you’ll learn twice as much.
- Success is not a coincidence, it is a consequence.
- It comes from people
- Knowledge is only something in your head, You have to execute knowledge through people.
- You have to gain trust, inspire, and empower people
- The pressure is intense. You need to combat the intensity with being able to have a good time and laugh.
- If you have good humor you can be a tough boss. If you don’t have good humor and you’re a tough boss, you’ll only have a turnover.
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