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Jim Cathcart – Rethinking: Designing Your Path for Growth


Episode Overview:

Each year taking the time to rethink your business and your life will help you focus on what’s important, eliminate the distractions limiting your performance and create a framework from which you can grow beyond yourself.

To help us understand what we should be rethinking is bestselling author, award winning speaker and popular coach, Jim Cathcart.

Guest Bio: 

Jim is considered one of the world’s leading professional speakers and business authors. He is the author of 23 books and mentor to experts and entrepreneurs. His TEDx video garnered over 2.5 million views. He has presented over 3,400 speeches in every US state and worldwide.

Jim Cathcart is one of only five speakers in the world who hold all of the following honors: past president of the National Speakers Association (NSA), recipient of the Cavett Award, member of the Speaker Hall of Fame (CPAE), Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a 29-year member of the exclusive Speakers Roundtable (20 of the world’s top speakers) and he received the Golden Gavel Award from Toastmasters International. In 2022 he was chosen as #7 of the Top 30 Global Sales Gurus and #19 of the Top Motivational Speakers. He was also inducted into the International Sales & Marketing Hall of Fame.

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Insight Gold Timestamps:

01:48 Is this the way I want to be living my life?

03:42 Goals ought to be the reflection of the purpose in your life

06:53 I can tell what matters to you 

09:57 Retired to, or retired from?

19:29 Is it goal achieving or tension relieving?

20:20 Live your life intentionally 

24:41 Self-discipline is acquired in nano bits and must be assembled

30:42 Rethinking your financial habits and practices

33:28 Rethinking your bucket list

34:08 They’re only goals if you write them down 

36:14 Attention management

38:51 When you go pro, everything counts

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About the Host, Michael

Michael Vickers inspires enduring success, redefining the possible for today’s sales professionals, leaders, and managers. Whatever the sales or business opportunity, Michael will greatly enhance your odds of success. Every person who has an idea to promote, an employee to motivate, or a deal to negotiate, will attain a new level of success after an event with Michael.

Michael is also the best-selling author of Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell Your Competition, and Dance of the Rainmaker: Creating Authentic Differentiation in Today's Competitive Marketplace, where he shares his secrets to achieving the very highest level of sales mastery.

Whatever the result you’re striving for, if it involves influencing others or achieving success through others, Michael will build your confidence and accelerate your performance.

Michael is the Executive Director of Summit Learning Systems, a company that offers customized in-house training programs to many of today’s leading companies. He teaches thousands of business professionals throughout North America the skills required to achieve optimum performance.

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