This course was created by Pete Mockaitis of How to Be Awesome at Your Job. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
Skill Level Beginner
- [Narrator] This is an audio course. No need to watch, just listen. Welcome to the latest edition to LinkedIn Learning, podcasts. We've curated some of the best business podcasts, and made them even easier to listen to. Each episode is split into sections. Use the links in the Contents area to skip to whichever section you like. We're always looking for new ways to help you learn, and we'd appreciate your feedback. Thanks for listening. - [Host] So we're talking about wellbeing, and being better. You've got the word greatness in your book, "Unlocking Greatness", in your podcast with the same name, Unlocking Greatness. What exactly do you mean by greatness here? - [Charlie] So, what I'm talking about greatness is a sort of emotional feeling. It's an intangible sense of empowerment that somebody feels that they're doing what they should be doing, and as a result there's an internal feeling of greatness. That I feel like I am living a life that's not just average, I'm living a life that's not just it's survival, or good. I'm living a life that I am feeling that great feeling inside me. Through the book we try to make the case that greatness isn't necessarily what the world tells you you are, it's not the medal they put around your neck, or the grade they give you after your name, it's your own approach towards life, and it exists in a much more of a micro perspective. But what I'm trying to get at is a certain feeling of empowerment that people have that they need to tap into and unlock as a way to live their lives in every day of their lives. - [Host] Okay, so this notion of doing what I should be doing, that is nice when you have those moments. And so, please do tell, how does one have more of those moments? - [Charlie] So, a lot of it comes down to an approach towards life, it's understanding what you have in your mind, understanding that a lot of what you're feeling is really not based on the world around you, it's based on your perception of that world, right? The schema, if you will, is a way in which you process the world. And so, a lot of what we're experiencing isn't directly affecting our feelings, it passes throughout our perspective, our schema, and when you take control of it. First is, when you know it exists, and how it happens, and how it works, and how your mind works, and you learn how you can manipulate, and move, and train your mind to make life and your goals more accessible, you can start to realize that the feeling of greatness is really the opportunities that our.