In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m happy to welcome Sean Webb as a guest on the show as we discuss and discover some really interesting things about our brains and why and how we feel what we feel.
On the surface it may seem like this information isn’t too relevant to what we do as online business owners, bloggers and entrepreneurs, but in fact it’s actually at the root of everything we do and why we do it. It’s behind every decision we make and eventually determines the success (or lack of success) within our business.
As you’ve probably experienced in the past, being an entrepreneur is full of highs and lows. Actually, to be more specific, extremely high highs, and extremely low lows. It’s the extremely low lows that are dangerous because many people either give up, or get too upset about why things are the way they are.
As you’ll hear from Sean, there’s actually a simple formula that, if we can only understand, will help shape our emotions that surround our businesses and the decisions that we make, and help us quickly move forward when things don’t happen the way we want them to.
More specifically, in this session you’ll find out about:
- Why Sean walked away from his successful, 6-figure job.
- How Sean, with no formal education in psychology, presented to M.I.T. and Georgia Tech about what he discovered about emotion.
- The equation of emotion and why it plays a role in everything that we do.
- Specific examples of how one may be able to use the equation of emotion to improve their business.
- How I personally, could have improved my own situation when my servers went down for an entire week a couple of months ago.
- Whether or not changing your expectations is simply a way of fooling yourself.
- Some of our favorite quotes to live by.
- And more!
Items mentioned in this podcast include:
A Question from a Listener…
This session’s voicemail question is from Frank from Metro Prystai who asks about publishing a book on your own site versus publishing on a marketplace such as Amazon.com and iBooks, and the pros and cons of each. He also asks an audiobook formatting question about how to include separate chapters within a single audio file.
I share my answer to Frank’s question at the end of this session.
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