The Fearless Factor | Jacqueline Wales


August 13th, 2021

1 hr 9 mins 35 secs

Season 15

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About this Episode

Memorable Quotes from the Episode:

[00:13:04] "When I was doing martial arts, I came up with a real clear understanding of what it takes to succeed, because if you're in a fight, you better be engaged in that fight. Otherwise you're going to get broken bones or worse, you know. So what I found first and foremost with martial arts, it's a meditation."

[00:21:54] "... Fear is based on what happened in the past, might also be happening in the future when, in fact, we are we're in a position right now to change it. So if you're self-aware and you know that to be true and by the way, fear, if you don't have any empirical evidence, is just a story."

[00:36:57] "A lot of people get caught up in their competency. Can I trust that I'm competent enough to be able to do that? How many people play small when they have a whole lot more to offer because they don't trust themselves and then the trusting of others? If you're in leadership, you want to build trust with your team members. You've got to be able to trust them that, you know, they're going to say what they'll do, what they say they will do. You gotta trust that they're working in your own or your best interest, as well as their own best interests, and of course, that applies to you, too..."

[00:45:08] "By the way, when you hear a lot of negative voices, they're not our voices. They were planted there originally by somebody else who in some way or another told you you weren't good enough. Whether it's a parent or a teacher or a boss doesn't matter. You carry that message with yourself."

Highlights of the Show:

[00:01:18] Guest Introduction

[00:02:34] Where did you grow up and what was it like there?

[00:07:41] What did you think your future would would be?

[00:14:39] Struggling with follow through and consistency, what do we have to do to overcome that?

[00:17:02] What's the first thing you see every morning? Would that constitute a system?

[00:19:42] Systems, they're not like pulleys and levers and crazy things. It's simple. You can make it easy for yourself.

[00:20:24] What self-awareness is and why is that so important as the first step in any change process?

[00:24:09] Knowing your name and social security number doesn't mean you are self aware.

[00:25:31] "...stay open and curious and stay out of judgment."

[00:30:46] Four types of characters of self-awareness.

[00:46:29] How can we wrestle the fear?

[00:53:41] Do we need to prove to ourselves that we're good enough?

[00:57:27] "The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are."

[01:01:48] RANDOM ROUND

[01:01:51] What do you want to be remembered for?

[01:02:00] What do most people think within the first few seconds when they meet you for the first time?

[01:03:15] Do you think you have to achieve something in order to be worth something?

[01:03:57] What are you currently reading?

[01:05:17] What song do you have on repeat?

[01:06:03] What is one of the great values that guides your life?

[01:06:30] What story does your family always tell about you?

[01:06:50] What's the best thing you got from one of your parents?

[01:07:04] What's your favorite book?

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