Podcast Episode 054 – Deep dive into the 6 types of Working Genius with Preston True, Part 2 of 2


In this episode of the Business Broken to Smokin’ Podcast:
|Lodestone True North’s Head Coach Mark Whitmore and business coach Preston True https://www.gettpafit.com/ continue their convo on the 6 Types of Working Genius by Patrick Lencioni.

About Preston: 
After 25 years of managing and owning entrepreneurial businesses, Preston has lived through some of the brightest days and darkest nights. He’s learned owning and operating a business requires a new level of fitness well beyond the day you started it. The stamina required to scale rocky peaks, navigate dark valleys and reach your pinnacle is not achieved without the right people, purpose, playbook and performance.

0:00 Intro
3:49 Book reference – Drive by Daniel Pink
7:40 The 3 Stages of Work

  • Ideation (Wonder and Invention)
  • Activation (Discernment and Galvanizing)
  • Implementation (Enablement and Tenacity)

17:35 Walk thru this practically

  • Can take the assessment at www.workinggenius.com
  • Takes about 10 minutes for about $25 each
  • Assemble into a Team Map

21:51 Talk about pairing this assessment up with Kolbe, StrengthsFinder, or Enneagram?

  • Working genius helps with how I will be productive in work
  • Kolbe how I will engage or approach work
  • StrengthsFinder – Talent
  • Enneagram – Emotionally

40:32 What are you reading lately?

  • 10x is easier than 2x by Dan Sullivan and Dr. Benjamin Hardy
  • Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis 
  • 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson
    • “Do what’s meaningful rather than what’s expedient”
  • Duck Commander Daily Devotional
  • Mark mentioned The Worldly Philosophers by Robert L. Heilbroner

Music – Push by Matchbox Twenty

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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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