Seeking Wisdom
Seeking Wisdom
Dec 3, 2018
#138: The 3 Types of Role Models Everyone Needs In Their Career
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Mentors. Role Models. Learning from others. Those are topics we talk about regularly here on Seeking Wisdom – but there are actually 3 types of role models to follow and watch if you want to grow in your career, business, or personally. DC and DG break down Role Models, Reverse Role Models, Anti Role Models, and more on this episode of Seeking Wisdom. Before you go leave a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review and share the pod with your friends! Be sure to check out more insights on the Drift blog at and find us on Twitter @davegerhardt, @dcancel and @seekingwisdomio. In this episode: 0:31- Introduction to today’s topic on role models 2:00 - Role models in general and why you need them 2:20 - Role models allow you to see what’s possible. 3:00 - Learn what works and doesn’t work from other people. 3:21 - We are in a constant fight with our own egos. 4:35 - We all model throughout our lives, but we get to a point when we stop modeling. 5:25 - The best marketers learn faster than anyone else. 6:13 - The classroom example- Whose earnings would you choose? 7:11 - Selecting your Role Model(s) 7:44 - Find somebody that is doing the same thing you are doing today. (peer) 7:50 - Find somebody that is one level ahead of you. 7:57 - Find somebody who is multiple levels ahead of you. 8:10 - Reverse Role Models introduced 8:18 - DG goes to a dinner event in with CMOs 10:00 - Reverse Role Models help you figure out what is possible. 10:32 - Anti Role Models- Find the people exhibiting the traits that never lead to the things that you want. (Charlie Munger’s Inversion Theory) 13:15 - Getting caught up in equipment, what you look like 13:45 - Rate & Review! Links: Learn more about Charlie Munger’s Inversion theory:
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