Stop and ask yourself, “are you doing as well as you can in every aspect of your life?” If we are being honest with ourselves, the answer is no. In what ways are we restricting our growth based on the fact that we refuse to look at our own faults and shortcomings dead in the face? In this episode I give you a raw, emotional example from my life that made me stop and reexamine a particular aspect in my life and I give you 4 actionable steps you can take to ruthlessly weed out these flaws and improve on them.
Episode 176 Time Stamps:
(1:22) Intro and new website launch.
(1:38) 8 habits of the dominant athlete video series.
(2:30) My relationship with my daughter Samaya.
(5:47) Charlie Munger's, “Poor Charlie’s Almanac”
(5:52) Commitment consistency bias.
(8:11) The overoptimism bias.
(9:02) Where are you deluding yourself?
(9:36) My experience as a firefighter.
(12:48) The disliking/hating bias.
(15:06) You can be better.
(16:38) Step 1: You have to look for the flaws before other people do
(17:42) Step 2: Feel the pain before others make you feel it
(20:14) Step 3: Have a system for reviewing and keeping yourself in check
(21:16) Step 4: Congratulate yourself when you feel the pain
(25:44) Reality check: You’re not as good as you think you are.
(27:05) Don’t be fake humble.