People in the motivation & success industry – and people in general – are obsessed about “significance." Doing “significant” things. Living a “significant” life. This sounds noble...and it is. But there’s also a dark side to it. The search...the obsession...for significance can be problematic. That's what we talk about & we share some things for you to think about...to make sure your pursuit of significance is noble & authentic & not really some self-centered, egotistical thing.

SHOW NOTES

00:15 – Andy’s introduction to today’s show 

03:30 – Who Andy genuinely appreciates in the success industry

04:45 – Why "inner peace" isn't "the new success" 

06:15 – Andy's opinions on selling information products

09:00 – The problem with associating your self-worth with your significance 

09:50 – Why you'll never achieve significance just by pursuing it

12:00 – What you really need to do in order to be significant

12:55 – Why it's OK to want recognition for what you're doing 

14:30 – Why Andy doesn't really care about the recognition he gets

17:15 – One of the biggest mistakes being made on social media right now 

17:45 – How Andy measures significance in 2018 and why it's different than recognition

21:00 – Why the path to recognition is long and begins now

22:30 – How developing your own authentic self is a key to being successful in life 

24:45 – Why your significance is validated by the impact you make and the legacy it leaves

27:00 – How living a good life means doing the right things and treating people well in real life, not social media

28:10 – Why you should only worry about the decisions you can control

30:00 – How a clean conscience is vital to living your best life

33:00 – Why significance will always trump recognition

33:30 – How you can start building influence today, regardless of your position 

35:00 – Why significance is a habit you can cultivate  

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