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Episode 154: Lewis Howes – How To Acknowledge Greatness

Episode 154: Lewis Howes – How To Acknowledge Greatness

Lewis Howes is an online marketing expert, sought after business coach, author, podcaster, USA Men’s National Team Handball Player, and Lifestyle Entrepreneur. In 3 years, Howes went from sleeping on his sister’s couch to running a seven figure online education business. A former pro football player, and two sport All American, Howes experienced a career ending wrist injury that forever changed the trajectory of his business career.
He has spoken to thousands at conferences, educated entrepreneurs and professionals around the world on how to make a living doing what they love. Howes has developed multiple educational online courses for entrepreneurs and business owners.

Lewis was recognized in 2013 by the White House and President Obama as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the country under 30. An angel investor and advisor to start-up companies, he has built multi-million dollar online businesses and been named by Details Magazine as one of “5 Internet Gurus Who Can Make You Rich.” Lewis is a contributing writer for Elite Daily, Entrepreneur, and Yahoo.com. His latest book, “The School of Greatness” is a New York Times Best-Seller.

Episode 154: Lewis Howes – How To Acknowledge Greatness

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In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Being passionate and obsessed with your craft combined with a commitment to being great will help you sustain excellence
  • Lewis sharing the painful moments about being sexually abused as a kid and how that impacted him
  • The things that hold us back from being a true leader
  • The power of vulnerability
  • Let’s change our conversation style… Instead of asking, “What do you do?” Let’s ask, “What are you most excited about in your life? What are you most grateful for in your life?”
  • His vision = Serve 100 million people
  • Dealing with depression when a wrist injury ended his football career
  • “Follow your curiosity”
  • Master a skill to serve others – Be challenged — Look at your life in 6 month seasons
  • Why Lewis transferred back and forth multiple times in college
  • Focusing on your strengths and how it helps
  • How to prime someone you are about to interview
  • Why we all should acknowledge the positive attributes of a person and most importantly TELL them
  • “I want to acknowledge you for…”
  • A true leader is always learning

“Instead of asking “What do you do?” Ask, “What are you most excited about?””

Continue Learning:

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Episode 078: Kat Cole – From Hooters Waitress To President of Cinnabon

Episode 071: Nate Boyer – Green Beret, Texas Football, The NFL

Episode 047: David Marquet – “Turn The Ship Around”

Episode 107: Simon Sinek – Leadership: It Starts With Why

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Episode edited by the great J Scott Donnell

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One Response to “Episode 154: Lewis Howes – How To Acknowledge Greatness”

By Mimika Cooney - 31 August 2016 Reply

Wow what an awesome interview Ryan! I’ve heard Lewis talk on many shows but this one is the most genuine, open and inspiring to date! Thanks for all you do you’re both so awesome!!!!

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