Andy Andrews appears consistently on CNN, FOX News, and ABC’s Good Morning America. He is the author of more than 25 books, including the New York Times Bestsellers The Noticer and The Traveler’s Gift. He works as a consultant to many of the Fortune 500 companies in addition to entire communities who have hired him to create a starting point for long-term success.
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Time Stamped Show Notes
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- [01:10] – Andy is a dad, husband and a friend
- [01:55] – Results are a passion of Andy’s
- [02:20] – Andy impacted JLD’s entrepreneurial journey
- [04:36] – Andy is a “noticer”
- [04:51] – Things take him on a parallel track
- [06:08] – There’s a difference between raising great kids and great adults
- [06:44] – People seldom actually determine their potential
- [08:19] – People are allowing their methods to determine their destination
- [09:12] – Value Bomb Drop: Have a mindset shift
- [11:16] – Work on your imagination
- [12:49] – Examine and expand your imagination
- [13:20] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Getting The Traveler’s Gift published and getting turned down
- [15:46] – Andy stayed determined thanks to his spouse
- [17:22] – Go for “different”
- [19:11] – You might be asking the wrong question
- [20:03] – The quality of your answers will be determined by the quality of your questions
- [20:33] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – My thinking
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – You have been created with a will that is stronger than your emotions. No matter how you feel you can choose how you act
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – Waking up early
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- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – The War of Art – little snippets of Pressfield’s view on “resistance”
- [27:33] – Andy’s podcast
- [31:34] – Connect with Andy on his website
- [31:57] – Things can be true and not be true at the same time
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