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Episode 037: Aaron Walker – Success AND Significance – The Importance Of Both | A View From The Top

Episode 037: Aaron Walker – Success AND Significance – The Importance Of Both | A View From The Top

Aaron Walker is a great leader and an even better human being.  I’m very fortunate to now call him a friend.  He truly looks out for others and has some interesting giveaways to all of YOU… The loyal listeners of The Learning Leader Show.

For 19 years and counting, Aaron has taken classes from and has been coached personally by his friend, financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Spiritual mentors David Landrith and Bob Warren have impacted his spiritual life beyond measure. Two other disciplined mastermind groups, 48 Days led by friend Dan Miller and The Torch have played a role in his understanding of how to live a significant, successful life. Aaron incorporates education and learning opportunities into his daily routine, remaining informed of the latest tools and trends available.

Businessman and Life Coach, Aaron T. Walker, has inspired many through his leadership, mentorship, and consistent pursuit of excellence. He enjoys helping others and believes experience is a great teacher. 35 years of entrepreneurship and marriage have given Aaron a wealth of experience. Aaron continues to reach new heights and broaden his perspective of the terrain by examining his experiences and growing from them.

Episode 037: Aaron Walker – Success AND Significance – The Importance Of Both | A View From The Top

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“You should fear missing an opportunity more than you fear failure.”

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What one common characteristic do all successful leaders share?
  • How did you get to this point?  What’s your story behind the success?
  • What is your process for being both a mentor and a mentee?
  • What does success and significance mean to you?
  • Give me the visual for what your mastermind meetings look like?  Where do you go? Who leads them?  What do you all talk about?
  • Who are some great learning leaders that you know and/or study?

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • The importance of having trusted advisors
  • The importance of a brutally honest mastermind group
  • Success and Significance… Why it’s important to have both
  • About a tragic moment (car accident) in Aaron’s life and how he handled it
  • The importance of being an avid reader
  • The effect his mom had on him and his no quit attitude
  • What is behind his “encourage, empower, engage” style of leading

“You’re the type of guy I like to do life with.  I can tell you are so genuine.”

Continue Learning:

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Episode 004: How Todd Wagner (and Mark Cuban) Sold Broadcast.com To Yahoo! For $5.7 Billion

Episode 010: Shane Snow – How To Accelerate Success Using Smart Cuts

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This was a jam packed episode full of great content.  Aaron Walker is leader who is constantly learning in order to help us all live a better life. Who do you know that needs to hear this?  Send them to The Learning Leader Show!

Episode edited by the great J Scott Donnell

Bio From ViewFromTheTop.com

Businessman and Life Coach, Aaron T. Walker, has inspired many through his leadership, mentorship, and consistent pursuit of excellence. He enjoys helping others and believes experience is a great teacher. 35 years of entrepreneurship and marriage have given Aaron a wealth of experience. Aaron continues to reach new heights and broaden his perspective of the terrain by examining his experiences and growing from them.

For 19 years and counting, Aaron has taken classes from and has been coached personally by his friend, financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Spiritual mentors David Landrith and Bob Warren have impacted his spiritual life beyond measure. Two other disciplined mastermind groups, 48 Days led by friend Dan Miller and The Torch have played a role in his understanding of how to live a significant, successful life. Aaron incorporates education and learning opportunities into his daily routine, remaining informed of the latest tools and trends available.

It only took a few years as a partner with David Patton Construction LLC for Aaron to help take the business from doing one to two projects per year to a multi-million dollar company, voted number one builder for three consecutive years by Nashville’s House & Home & Garden Magazine’s People’s Choice Awards. He sold his retail business to Cash America USA, a Fortune 500 company. In addition to being the owner of eight lucrative businesses, Aaron participates in civic endeavors.

Through his participation in personal accountability groups, Aaron mentors 11 individuals weekly now and has for over five years. The Eagles Group, a collection of Nashville’s most respected leaders met weekly for over a decade. At his local church, Aaron is an active member, team leader, Deacon, and teacher.

Aaron values his time spent with family and friends. Sharing the past 35 years with his lovely wife Robin has been nothing short of spectacular. His two fantastic daughters and champion sons-in-law have given Aaron & Robin four beautiful grandchildren. When time allows, Aaron enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and is an avid reader. A graduate of George Washington University (Economics), Johnson lives in Portland, Oregon. He considers himself a full-time student of books and a bad chess player in good practice.

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