078: Be A Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur with Dov Baron

 

 

“Entrepreneurship is tough… So you better have a bloody good reason for doing it that’s beyond the money. You gotta find your purpose, because otherwise you will throw in the towel.” -Dov Baron

 

Jay says this is one of his favorite episodes to date–here he chats with Dov Baron, a powerhouse coach, best-selling author and speaker.  They cover: why every entrepreneur needs to be pissing people off, how to create a purpose-driven culture (even if you’re a solopreneur), navigating entrepreneurial shame, identifying the rational lies in our decision making, benefitting from massive setbacks, and so much more…..

 

 

 

Episode Highlights:

01:08 Why Be A Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur
08:48 How to Find Your Purpose
13:17 Who’s the Enemy?
19:25 Shame
28:06 Remember This When You Fall
33:01 Growth vs Evolution
40:58 Get Up and Do Something Mindless and Categorize the Things You Do
48:58 Get a Team!

 

 

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Connect with Dov

Website: https://fullmontyleadership.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DovBaronLeadership/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDovBaron
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dovbaron/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTVH_F-eqUGGLD4ap-rJE-A
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dovbaronleadership/
Email: dov@fullmontyleadership.com

 

Inspirational Quotes

 

  • “Here’s the thing in the war on talent, talent- one, that’s all there is to it. They have the power. And here’s the thing, they don’t just have the power to go somewhere else because they because their skills are in demand. But here’s the thing: Millennials don’t trust big business. They don’t. And the reason they don’t is because their mom and dad worked for big business.” -Dov Baron
  • “You have to engage your people in more than a job because everybody would compete. And here’s the fascinating piece about it in the context of meaningful work… People go. Why? Because they have greater levels of autonomy, their voices heard and it’s meaningful purpose driven.” -Dov Baron
  • “Entrepreneurship is tough… So you better have a bloody good reason for doing it that’s beyond the money. You gotta find your purpose, because otherwise you will throw in the towel.” -Dov Baron
  • “Purpose is about emotional investment. It’s not about some crappy mission statement that you think is a cool thing to say.” -Dov Baron
  • “It’s the negative that gets us initially to then get through to the positive later. We just don’t connect as readily oftentimes around the positive.” -Jay Rooke
  • “Your job as a leader, as an entrepreneur is very simple: Get people off the fence.” -Dov Baron
  • “The enemy can be a person, it can be a group of people, or it can be something as a behavior…That’s what bonds people.” -Dov Baron
  • “As an entrepreneur, you have got to be willing to piss somebody off. And the reason that entrepreneurs fail is because they don’t want to do that.”  -Dov Baron
  • “Shame is the most destructive of emotions. Nobody ever got better by shame. Yes. So if you’re shaming yourself, you’re not going to get better.” -Dov Baron
  • “So when you compare yourself to somebody else, it’s stupid. Because everybody’s pain…is subjective. And if you’re going to get into victim competition, you’re gonna lose. there’s always somebody who had it tougher than you. So use it as leverage with yourself.”  -Dov Baron
  • “ I think one of the things that can speed that transition up for people… is to notice the difference, notice where you want to go, but not insert moral judgments about where you’re currently at.” -Jay Rooke
  • “For entrepreneurs to start to hone in and get awareness around that dynamic and then be able to master that skill of learning how to own the transitions forward and all those multiple evolutions will make it a lot less painful in your journey.” -Jay Rooke
  • “You can’t evolve your business, if you don’t evolve yourself.”  -Dov Baron
  • “Growth does not take place in pleasure. Growth takes place in pain.”  -Dov Baron
  • “Growth comes out of your evolution, not the other way around. If you grow without evolving, it’s a pretty certain path to bankruptcy.”  -Dov Baron
  • “Just because you’re good at something, doesn’t mean you should do it.” -Dov Baron
  • “So if you tell yourself, you can’t afford it, you can’t afford not to afford it. You’re not saving money. You’re wasting time.” -Dov Baron

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