I am thrilled to announce the launch of my first podcast. This first interview was held with Suzy Welch who is a noted business journalist, TV commentator and public speaker. She is the author of the New York Times Best Seller, 10-10-10, and co-author with her husband Jack Welch of the international best sellers, The Real Life MBA, and Winning.
In this first episode of the Inventing Health podcast, her and I discuss the importance of taking the long view, and having passions outside of work.
Tune in to find out more!
Key Takeaways: [:13] John introduces himself and the podcast. [1:20] John introduces his first guest — Suzy Welch. [1:51] "That's why you play till the end." — Tom Brady. Was there a time where this mentality served Suzy well in her career to achieve success? [5:57] Suzy shares her experiences of being passed over for promotion. It was the beginning of her learning that you don't have to have an immediate reaction to everything. [7:37] What type of techniques does Suzy have to deal with, keeping a long view and not getting frustrated with failure? [10:22] When it comes to thinking about the future, is it better to visualize, or write it down in lists? [11:59] We tend to limit ourselves with "but"s. Why do we do that? What gets in our way? [13:55] Suzy recently wrote an article about the importance of having passions outside of the office, specifically volunteer work. Why does she suggest that people find a philanthropic passion of their own? [17:05] What is Suzy's #1 health tip? [18:54] John summarizes the key takeaways from this podcast. Mentioned in This Episode: Inventing Health with John Couris Inventing Health on iTunes John Couris on LinkedIn 10-10-10, by Suzy Welch The Real Life MBA, by Jack Welch and Suzy Welch Winning, Jack and Suzy Welch The Humane Society