Podcast Episode 036 – No Painless Pathways


In this episode of the Business Broken to Smokin’ Podcast:
Lodestone True North’s Head Coach Mark Whitmore and his right hand man Shane Kardos discuss a bit of the book “Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises by Ray Dalio.

0:00 Intro

Book reference – Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises by Ray Dalio
4:08 Book reference – Principles by Ray Dalio You have to identify a guiding principle for what you are doing…
5:04 “Pain + Reflection = Progress”
10:49 Quote:

“Consensus is typically believed to be a good rough picture of what’s to come, even though history has shown that the future is likely to turn out differently than what’s expected. In other words, humans by nature, like most species, tend to move in crowds and weigh recent experience far more heavily than what is appropriate.” ~Ray Dalio

11:52 Definitions of consensus:

  1. Majority of opinion
  2. General agreement, or concord, or harmony

18:41 The “Strong Hand” tool (hurdles)

  1. Epiphany
  2. Context: Put that epiphany in some sort of context
  3. Framework (or Format): You need an execution framework or format to drop this idea into
  4. Execute: on the idea. This is where grit comes in…
  5. Review


21:19 The “Strong Hand” Tool (continued)

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

24:35 Book Reference – Grit by Angela Duckworth

26:00 Reading from he book The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday,
Quote: Epictedus on page 79

29:00 Shoutout to Dr. Jim Powell of Powell Chiropractic https://www.powellchiropractic.com/
32:18 Reference to Scrivener https://www.literatureandlatte.com/
38:30 Pinnacle framework
Rocks – Stephen Covey

Music – Hursts so good by John Mellencamp

The following music was used for this media project:
Music: Local Forecast – Slower by Kevin MacLeod
Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3988-local-forecast-slower
License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Mark Whitmore is the Head Coach and founder of Lodestone True North, a dynamic firm of experienced business coaches who help entrepreneurs and managers get to their Land of Awesome.

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