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What do David Neelman, founder of Jet Blue, John Chambers, CEO of Cisco, and business mogul Sir Richard Branson have in common? They along with Pink, Ty Pennington, Adam Levine and countless other high profile achievers have publicly embraced their diagnosis of ADHD, and for good reason. In today’s episode, my guest and I discuss how this trait is a blessing, not a curse.

SHOW NOTES:  http://www.mattmcwilliams.com/083

 

About Today’s Guest

Today’s guest is a Medical Doctor, board certified Psychiatrist and Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is the founder of The Institute for Neuropsychiatry in Lake Charles, LA, a radio and television show host, author of the NY Times Bestseller Better Than Normal and the brand new book that is available today, The ADHD Advantage.

In Today’s Episode

Our guest and I talk about:

  • What is ADHD?
  • What are the symptoms of ADHD?
  • 11% of children ages 4-17 are diagnosed with ADHD
  • ADHD and Multi-tasking
  • What is the “Explorer Gene”?
  • How to embrace an ADHD diagnosis

This interview is a great interview for everyone, not just those with ADHD.  Dr. Archer talks about how we all process information in different ways. The key is understanding how you process information and then learning to use it to your advantage.

Enjoy this interview with my friend, Dr. Dale Archer.

Episode Links and Resources

POST: How to Turn Your Worst Disadvantages Into Your Biggest Assets

FREE WORKSHEET: Turning Disadvantages into Assets Worksheet

FREE WORKSHEET: Find Your Focus Trigger

EPISODE: The One Thing Every Leader Must Learn To Do

DR. ARCHER’S BOOKS:

The ADHD Advantage

Better Than Normal

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Next Episode

In Episode 84 we are going to ask a question that is frequently asked in business and leadership circles….Are great leaders made? Or born?  The answer may surprise you.

Question: What is something in YOUR life that could be considered a “disability” but is actually an advantage? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Direct download: Ep_83.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

Did you know that not all successful people are equal? What separates the very successful from the successful? In today’s episode you will learn 4 things you must learn to do to make the leap from successful to very successful…

SHOW NOTES: http://www.mattmcwilliams.com/082

 

If you look back at the most successful people in history, You will find that each of them clearly learned to do four things. Some learned them earlier than others. But eventually they learned them all before they reached the level of very successful.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The difference between being successful and very successful
  • Some examples of very successful people

The four things you must learn to do to be very successful:

  • You must learn the magic word
  • You must learn to play dumb
  • You must learn to play and rest
  • You must learn to take action

 

Episode Links and Resources

CONTEST:  Learn more about how to win a copy of Jason Kotecki’s book, Penguins Can’t Fly and a $25 Gift Card.

EPISODE 80: The One Thing that Every Leader Must Learn To Do

BOOK: Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

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Next Episode

In Episode 083 we have another fantastic interview to share with you.  Matt interviews Dr. Dale Archer and they talk about how having ADHD can be an advantage, not a disorder.  They also discuss his book, The ADHD Advantage.  Don’t miss this episode!

Question: What is the one thing you will do this week to make the leap to very successful? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Direct download: Ep_82.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

What do Gandhi, Mother Teresa, MLK, Walt Disney, George Washington, Jesus and Steve Jobs have in common?  They were nonconformists.  They colored outside the lines.  They changed the world.  Today’s episode is an interview that will make you laugh, dream and color outside the lines!

SHOW NOTES: http://www.mattmcwilliams.com/081

 

About Today’s Guest

Today’s guest is an artist, author, speaker, husband, father, and self-proclaimed cereal aficionado.  He has made it his mission in life to annihilate Adultitis by uncovering the secrets of childhood and sharing them with others. Ladies and Gentlemen, here is Matt’s interview with Jason Kotecki.

In today’s episode our guest and I talk about:

  • What is Adultitis?
  • How do we escape it?
  • Rules that don’t exist
  • The dumbest “non-rules”

Some of the non-rules we discuss are,

  • Thou shalt not jump in puddles
  • Thou shalt act your age
  • Thou shalt color in the lines
  • Thou shalt brag about how busy thou art

The Contest:

Between now and July 28, 2015…

Comment below with your favorite non-rule (feel free to include picture evidence of you breaking it!)

OR

Tweet your favorite non-rule (photo proof is best…) using the hashtag #notarule

The winner will be announced on the Aug 4th episode and will win a copy of Jason’s book, Penguins Can’t Fly as well as a $25 Gift Card.

 

Episode Links and Resources

POST: The Real Reasons You Are Overworked

POST: Finding Beauty in the Messiness of Life

 

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Next Episode

Join me for episode 82, we are going to talk about 4 “Musts” that will take you from successful to VERY successful.  You don’t want to miss it!

Question: Share your favorite ‘non-rule’ for a chance to win a copy of ‘Penguins Can’t Fly’ and a $25 Gift Card You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Direct download: Ep_81.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:52am EST

Every great leader must learn to do this one thing. In today’s episode we’re going to break down this habit and teach you how to implement into your leadership.

SHOW NOTES: http://www.mattmcwilliams.com/080

This episode marks big changes for the World Changer Show.  Here are some of the changes:

  • New Co-host -- Mark Sieverkropp
  • Video-cast of the podcast (see below)
  • Mark will be doing much of the show prep for the podcast

In today's episode we talk about this exact topic...delegation.

Delegation is one thing that every great leader does.  Delegation will give you more Freedom and Trust.

In this episode Matt shares 4 things that he has learned about delegating:

  • My team is smart
  • My team is not perfect
  • My team likes to do different things than me
  •  Trusting just feels better

 

Action item: Pick one task that you are currently doing that you can delegate to a member of your team.

Episode Links and Resources

POST: Overworked and Proud Of It: Workload as a Status Symbol

RESOURCE:  One-on-One Meetings for Leaders (posts and free download!)

PODCAST EPISODE: The Lie of Influence (referenced in a podcast review read in the episode)

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or idea, you can leave a voicemail for me or contact me via email.

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Next Episode

penguins cant fly, jason koteckiIn Episode 081 Matt interviews author Jason Kotecki about his book "Penguins Can't Fly" and 39 Other Rules That Don't Exist. They talk about escaping "adult-itis"...you don't want to miss this episode!  

 

Question:  How would you rate your ability to delegate?  How would your team rate it?

Direct download: Episode_80.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EST

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