Common Traits of the World Changers
World changers have done something so significant that the world is different as a result of them existing. You may already have someone in your head pop out when you think of a person who is a world changer. But why did you think about them in the first place?
What exactly are the traits that made them who they are? How did they spark a great change in people?
In another episode, Billy and Brenden have talked about “How To Learn From World Changers”, now they dive deep into each common trait that leaders have and the reasons that made them successful. They sift through each personality, contribution, idea, and way of thinking to find out how we can implement those traits into our habits and model a process that may also lead to our own success.
Stay tuned in this episode to pick up more than 5 traits you can implement and learn more from this topic!
WHAT WE DISCUSS:
- [01:58] – First insight about the topic
- [02:10] – About Warren Buffet
- [02:33] – Mind tape recorder of an individual’s life
- [02:46] – The exercise with Warren Buffet and Bill Gates in the same room
- [05:08] – Why do human beings love to copy each other
- [07:40] – When should you decide to pivot
- [08:16] – 3 ways to know you are pivoting for your good
- [09:45] – The process of elimination
- [14:50] – The impact of being world-class
- [17:05] – Demonstrating the power of vision and self-awareness
- [20:34] – Giving yourself the opportunity to think
- [24:14] – How Brenden reflects and recollects
- [34:23] – The idea of prioritization
- [38:27] – How Elon Musk is a natural at prioritization
- [41:05] – How to solve important problems as your unique self
- [45:31] – Stop putting world changes on a pedestal
VALUABLE INSIGHTS AND KEY TOPICS:
- Brenden’s mind tape recorder of successful individuals.
- Why do people struggle to be myopically focused on one thing?
- Human beings are mimetic creatures.
- How envy manifests in people
- Having a long enough time horizon and having the level of self-awareness to figure out if you can actually win the game.
- Why being world-class is essential
- How to allow yourself to think when you don’t have the income to have that opportunity?
- If you’re not analyzing worst-case scenarios, the chances of you being successful are going to go down the drain.
- What is your conviction?
5 Common Traits of World Changers:
- Focus – How do world-changers achieve a certain level of focus?
- Self-awareness – How can being self-aware help you?
- Having a long-term vision – Why a vision is needed?
- Self-efficacy – How can you accomplish what you set out to do?
- Prioritization – What do you want the most out of life?
- [06:14] – “Most of us have trouble focusing because when we pick something that we know we’re good at and we know we can win, that desire to focus on that one thing suddenly has a new distraction that starts entering our vision because we get jealous in many ways.”
- [07:36] – “Most people who stick to something for long enough, they’re the ones that reach success.”
- [11:04] – “You can only pick one game. Because if you try and pick three games or two games, your probability of winning starts shrinking.”
- [17:49] – “Most of us don’t try and paint a picture. Not the best picture, not the most detailed picture, but a picture period on what we want that vision to be and start chipping away at it.”
- [18:17] – “Keep working on it until the masterpiece is still a work in progress.”
- [30:23] – “The best founders in the world are pessimistic short term and optimistic long-term.” – Gary Vee
- [45:05] – “There’s always more oranges that I don’t think about.”
Brenden’s Website: https://www.mastertalk.ca/about
World changers that were mentioned:
- Warren Buffet
- Bill Gates
- Stephen King
- Tony Robbins
- Gary Vee – Our episode on Gary
- Jeff Bezos
- Elon Musk – Our episode on Elon
- Scott Harrison – Our episode on Scott
- John Lee Dumas
- Pat Flynn
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