328: How to Laser-Focus on the Wildly Important With Author Chris McChesney

05.03.2019 - By BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast

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If you’ve ever had an interest in turning your desire to invest in real estate into a well-oiled business machine, today’s episode is for you!

Chris McChesney, bestselling author of The 4 Disciplines of Execution, shares some mind-blowing strategies recognized worldwide for their ability to help followers achieve more success! Chris shares the difference between lead and lag activities, how to use the power of leverage to move your business forward, and how staying busy isn’t always in your best interest.

He also shares eye-opening insight into the way we use confirmation bias to avoid making progress, how to break major wars into smaller, winnable battles, and the secret of “tendency override.” Chris has developed an amazing system using four key strategies to improve your odds to succeed and has implemented them with companies like Coca-Cola, Comcast, The Ritz-Carlton, and more!

Don’t miss this episode chock full of actionable advice for improving your life, as well as your business!

In This Episode We Cover:The difference between lag and lead activitiesHow to use the power of leverage to move your business forwardHow staying busy isn’t always in your best interestHow to identify your most important goalThe secret to losing weight—and how to apply it to real estateWhat most business owners do wrongHow confirmation bias clouds your visionLearning the secret of “tendency override”Breaking major wars down into small battlesHow to keep your goals small to make sure you achieve themHow to avoid giving in to self-victimizationHow to develop a scorecard to track your progressHow to use accountability to stay on trackAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets WebinarBiggerPockets Youtube ChannelBiggerPockets Podcast 234: Tenants, Evictions, & The Dark Side of No Money Down with Ryan Murdock (Podcast)My Body TutorMy Fitness PalBiggerPockets InstagramBrandon’s InstagramDavid’s InstagramBooks Mentioned in this ShowThe 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesneyRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiThe ONE Thing by Gary KellerEssentialism by Greg McKeownStephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleThe 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran90 Day Journal by Brandon TurnerAs a Man Thinketh by James AllenBuilt to Last by Jim CollinsGood to Great by Jim CollinsTweetable Topics:“The real enemy of execution is your day job.” (Tweet This!)“You can be busy all day long and not be a step closer to your goal.” (Tweet This!)“The most strategic work you do will feel like you’re wasting time.” (Tweet This!)“If we don’t track, we lie to our selves.” (Tweet This!)“Make and keep a promise to yourself.” (Tweet This!)“If you think the problem is out there, that very thought is your problem.” (Tweet This!)Connect with ChrisChris McChesney’s BioChris McChesney’s Speaker Site

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