076: Avoid the Pitfalls of Being a High Achiever with Maki Moussavi

 

 

“So much of what you believe success is has been externally defined for you and not internally defined by you.” -Maki Moussavi

 

In this episode, Jay connects with Maki Moussavi, transformational coach and author of The High Achiever’s Guide.  Given the title of her book, Jay and Maki discuss many of the pitfalls that get high achievers stuck and standing in the way of achieving their own happiness, such as: following the rules, being a better risk taker, imposter syndrome, how to pivot out of corporate, sitting with not knowing all the answers, navigating your monkey mind so that you can transcend your default operating system and so much more….

 

Episode Highlights:

01:28 The High Achiever’s Guide
07:13 Stop Extending the Process of Self-Delusion 
16:32 Be an Achiever Internally 
24:09 The Better Way 
27:57 Pattern Interruptions
37:33 So Capable of So Much, Too Capable of So Much
41:48 The Illusion of Failure
46:46 Not To Do List

 

@JayRooke and @makimoussavi discuss many of the pitfalls that get high achievers stuck and standing in the way of achieving their own happiness, such as: following the rules, being a better risk taker, imposter syndrome and so much more at… Click To Tweet

 

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Connect with Maki

Website: https://www.makimoussavi.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/makimoussavi/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MakiMoussaviCoach/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/makimoussavi
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maki-moussavi/
Email: maki@makimoussavi.com

 

Inspirational Quotes

  • “No decision we ever make is permanent.” -Maki Moussavi
  • “One of the hardest things to do is to change the way that you think. We are so backwards. And the way we approach things, we what we do is we set a goal… What is missing is what you think that goals going to give you.” -Maki Moussavi
  • “We have to start with, how do we want to feel and then work back from there.” -Maki Moussavi
  • “So much of what you believe success is has been externally defined for you and not internally defined by you.” -Maki Moussavi
  • “Your feelings are like a compass for you where basically, it tells you, ‘the worse you feel, the more off of your alignment you are.” -Maki Moussavi
  • “The whole point of faith is to believe in something you can’t see. And that is a huge leap mentally.” -Maki Moussavi
  • “You can still be grateful and want more, right? Those are not two mutually exclusive things.” -Maki Moussavi

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