“You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.”
– Jim Rohn

This is an unusual episode. Instead of the typical interview format where I ask other people questions, I did what thousands of you have requested; I answered the 11 questions that are the foundation of Tribe of Mentors (and added in a few bonus answers). From beliefs that have changed my life to how I cope with feeling overwhelmed, I go into depth on all of my answers. I also recorded some of the answers on video, which you can watch on my YouTube channel.

I hope you enjoy this solo episode, and find something helpful that you can apply to your life. As always, thanks for listening!

You can find the transcript of this episode here. Transcripts of all episodes can be found here.


Want to hear a conversation with a mentor from Tribe of Mentors? Listen to this episode with Tim Urban, in which we discuss the future, how to deal with procrastination, AI, and much much more. Listen to it here (stream below or right-click to download):

Managing Procrastination, Predicting the Future, and Finding Happiness - Tim Urban

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QUESTION(S) OF THE DAY: What was your favorite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments.

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Show Notes

  • A belief or behavior that changed my life. (5:07)
  • My best purchases of $100 or less. (10:28)
  • What would I put on a billboard? (15:20)
  • My favorite failure that led to success. (20:20)
  • The four books I have gifted the most. (23:59)
  • How to ask better questions. (26:29)
  • Techniques and strategies to start your day. (30:55)
  • Learning to say no and approaches that I have found effective. (33:47)
  • My most worthwhile investment of time or money. (39:50)
  • Should you write a book? (43:13)
  • The unusual habits that I love. (50:10)

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Posted on: December 3, 2017.