Paul Potratz Discusses

"How to Lose Your Ego"

with - Todd Lemense
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Todd Lemense and Paul Potratz talk about achieving success by losing your ego.


Todd’s Favorite Quote:

“You can have everything in life you want if you will just help other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

Knowledge Bombs:

  • Your ego alone can destroy almost everything.
  • Don’t be scared of change.
  • If you show up to work on time, you set yourself apart from 97% of employees.
  • An honest employee is by far the best employee.
  • The negative people in your company can kill productivity.
  • Your most difficult obstacles will change your future the most.
  • Everything you plant comes back to you.
  • You have to believe in and empower your team.
  • Find what success means to you.
  • You’re not in business to make friends.

In This Podcast We Discuss:

  • Starting a business at a young age.
  • Recognizing the people that helped you get to where you are now.
  • Growing your company financially.
  • Laziness vs. a big ego.
  • The number one reason why businesses fail.
  • Blockbuster’s fail.
  • Thinking that you’re better and smarter than the experts.
  • Listening to your team and the market.
  • How to deal with the “Negative Ned” on your team.
  • Overcoming the biggest obstacles in your career.
  • Finding the right people to do the right jobs.
  • Knowing when to ask for help.
  • Taking personal responsibility for the positive and negative things.
  • Managing a team of people and getting them on the same page.
  • Rewarding people for having creativity and innovation.

Todd’s Suggested Readings:

  • Lose Your Ego by Todd Lemense
  • The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone
  • The Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus by John Gray


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