068: How to be a Smart Entrepreneur with Mark Metry

 

 “You can’t change something until you raise it to your conscious level.” -Mark Metry

In this episode, Jay talks with Mark Metry, Founder of VuDream and Host of the top-rated Humans 2.0 podcast.  At the time of recording, Mark is only 21 and has enjoyed several rounds of success at an early age, and Jay guides Mark through a very revealing conversation around how Mark has navigated his own personal demons and health challenges in order to become a high-performing thought leader.  The conversation focuses around how we need to outsmart our own mind to conquer both personal and environmental challenges, and how prioritizing self-care and constantly upgrading our critical thinking and emotional intelligence capacities is one of the fastest ways to achieve success.

 

Episode Highlights

01:49 Unconscious Entrepreneur
08:00 Words I Never Heard Before
11:01 Try and Try and Try Again
21:09 Podcasting or Podfading – Getting the Big Guys on the Show
27:28 An Existential Pessimist No More
36:57 The Immigrant Advantage 
39:19 Stress and Entrepreneurship
43:42 All-In Self-Care

 

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Connect with Mark

Website: https://www.markmetry.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/markymetry
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/markmetry/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-metry/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZGN3HtOtgZpUQhnvETpuMg?view_as=subscriber
Podcast: https://www.markmetry.com/humans-2-0-podcast

 

Inspirational Quotes

  • “You can’t change something until you raise it to your conscious level.” -Mark Metry
  •  “You can’t be an entrepreneur without the failure woven in. It’s just a necessary part of the process for just about everybody.”- Jay Rooke
  • “You’ve got to focus on the new; you’ve got to focus on the change. You can’t be delayed looking back at the past or what could have been because that’s how the mind becomes stagnant.”-Mark Metry
  • “You can’t really change a lot of those things in the past. And so the best way to change them is to just do it again right now.” -Mark Metry
  • “People just get so used to the same old stuff and they just completely forget about it. But it’s like approaching it in this lens of life, almost seeing it again new for the first time. I think that’s how you can really have fun in doing anything, even the mundane things.”-Mark Metry
  • “Struggle and adversity are the very things that end up creating success in the mind.”-Mark Metry
  • “When you are in the worst … that is the exact time to just go like 150% on self care, because in doing so, it is actually going to give you more time and more freedom to actually run yourself the way that you want to be run for the position that demands you for the rest of the day.”-Mark Metry
  • “When we do go all in and self care in that manner, clarity that comes in the decision making is so much better.” –Jay Rooke

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