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Revisit: Why Success Is Not Always Sexy

Episode #119

“The most powerful force in the entire universe is compounded interest”

In this week’s episode, Tim & Doug share another invaluable conversation that will empower your mindset and improve your business and personal when putting to action.

How often are we sold the dream of success and what does that dream look like… most likely you are visualizing the “sexy” success story; money, cars, women, big houses. This, however, is simply a dream we’ve been sold via marketing. Marketing also sells us the dream that this can be done instantly and that your success can be overnight.

The truth is that success isn’t sexy. While success may give you the ability to possess some of the above, maintained success is a day in day out of crafting and refining your skills.

Getting away from the ‘sexy’ dream of success involves changing your mindset and listening to this episode can be the first step on your path to changing. You will hear about the most common mistakes men make and how they set specific goals, reach them and fail to make set the next goal, which means they slowly return to a treadmill lifestyle with no plan and constantly chasing shiny objects and looking for the shortcut to success.

When you change your mindset and realize what success is really about, you can improve your business and personal life massively. Doug shares a real-life story of a business owner who was in the habit of looking for shortcuts and chasing the shiny object and discusses how he changed his mindset and his business multiplied.

Things you will discover in this episode:

  • The biggest mistakes we make when trying to achieve the success we want.
  • Why consistency is key to any success story
  • There are no shortcuts in life
  • The importance of mindset
  • How to avoid looking for shortcuts
  • Ways to consistently refill your cup
  • How to avoid days becoming a haze
  • One thing you can do right now to achieve the success you want


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