This week we talk to Julien Smith.
Julien Smith is a New York Times bestselling author and repeat founder with over 10 years of experience as a startup CEO. He has raised over $150 million for his businesses, and is a well-known public speaker and organizer of online communities. Julien was the co-founder and CEO of Breather and is currently the co-founder and CEO of Practice, a business management platform for coaches and solopreneurs.
In This Interview Julien and I Discuss…
- The One You Feed parable.
- Building the habits to become the person you want to be.
- The difference between his life as an author and his life as a CEO of a start-up company.
- How hard it is to focus on personal development in the midst of a very busy, hectic life.
- His new company, Breather.
- The value in changing everything about yourself once in awhile.
- The Flinch.
- How often we talk about doing things but never do them.
- The hidden, unknown thing that stops us from doing things.
- We learn lessons the best when we are burned by them.
- Experiencing something is very different than hearing about it.
- How what we do now reinforces what we will do next time.
- New ideas come from looking at new things in new ways.
- Everything we do right now makes us into the person we are.
- Learning to recognize the flight or flight response as it happens.
- The power of tiny habits.
- Breaking things down into the smallest possible chunks.
- Using the principle of momentum.
- How we want the glory without the suffering.
- How there is no courage without fear.
- Eliminating the pointless, cowardly and habitual in favor of the useful.
- Making the choice to train ourselves.
- Remembering that we are making choices every day.
Julien Smith Links