10 Insights for Punching Fear in the Face, with Jon Acuff

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Jon Acuff used to be a Serial Quitter. He had eight jobs in eight years, constantly hoping the next one would be different. From writing advertising for The Home Depot to branding for companies like Bose and Staples, he's no stranger to the cubicle. In 2010, Jon closed the gap between his day job and his dream job when he joined the Dave Ramsey team to become a full-time author. He has contributed to CNN.com, speaks nationally on a variety of subjects, and is the author of three books: Quitter; Gazelles, Baby Steps And 37 Other Things Dave Ramsey Taught Me About Debt; and Stuff Christians Like. He lives in Nashville, TN, with his wife and two daughters. He is the author of Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters.

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10 Insights for Punching Fear in the Face, with Jon Acuff

  1. 1. @33voices intelligent insights to advance your business and life
  2. 2. The following represents 10 highlights from the interview by @MoeAbdou, founder & host of 33voices®.
  3. 3. Jon AcuffFrom writing advertising for The Home Depot to branding for companies like Bose and Staples, he’s no stranger to the cubicle. In 2010, Jon closed the gap between his day job and his dream job when he joined the Dave Ramsey team to become a full-time author. @JonAcuff
  4. 4. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.1 Figuring out what you’re called to do is a process of recovery, not discovery. Think back to something that gave you a spark.
  5. 5. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.1 Figuring out what you’re called to do is a process of recovery, not discovery. Think back to something that gave you a spark. 33voices Jon Acuff - Figuring Out What You’re Called To Do
  6. 6. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.2 Quitters quit before momentum has a chance to start; Believe before you leave.
  7. 7. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.3 Find yourself stuck? Take a step in a different direction. if you don’t try, you’ll never know.
  8. 8. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.4 Success will give you a false sense of reality unless, you achieve it within your value system and beliefs.
  9. 9. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.5 Money is a horrible calling, but it’s an awesome consequence Approach it appropriately.
  10. 10. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.6 When fear lurks, talk about it with a mirror friend; someone who will reflect the truth back to you.
  11. 11. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.7 Joy is the opposite of fear. it’s the only thing that will sustain you over time.
  12. 12. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.8 Faith is always bigger than fear. when you know that you’re not alone, you’ll go far.
  13. 13. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.9 ...The surefire formula to getting ahead in business? Always serve your audience, and do it genuinely.
  14. 14. Stream interview Watch videoWatch video No.10 Action trumps everything. If you don’t start at something, you’ll fail at everything.
  15. 15. Really reflect... What do you do when you feel like quitting? Really reflect...
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