Nov 12, 2019
Having a big goal begins with self-belief, but what happens when you're starting with ZERO self-belief? Today's guest was 17 when his father kicked him out of the house, leaving him stranded on the streets of California to fend for himself. He was a surfer, a beach bum without a goal or penny to his name. But then...something changed. Matt De La Cruz discovered the power of self-belief through great thinkers like Zig Ziglar and now he's sharing his story and his wisdom with the world.
Matt De La Cruz is the Founder and CEO of The Winning Minds Group, a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher & Speaker and World-Renowned Leader in the Personal Development industry. Matt has studied and trained under some of the top trainers in the world including Zig Ziglar, Tom Hopkins, Tony Robbins and John C. Maxwell. He has over 20 years of real life experience in sales and leadership. Matt has worked with a dynamic array of companies, small and large, many of those being Fortune 500.
In this episode we explore Matt's incredible comeback story from homeless beach bum to barrier breaking businessman. He'll share not only how to set the right goals but how to manage those goals and equip yourself with the proper tools so that you can achieve those goals and reach your full potential. Whether you're in sales, leadership or thinking about starting your own entrepreneurial dream, it all starts with having a big goal and listening to this episode.
On today’s podcast…
3:35 - Matt's story used to be embarrassing to him but now it's
a source of inspiration and motivation
6:30 - Where we our in our lives, we didn't get there by ourselves. Turning points and be-do-have.
10:27 - Goal setting is one thing...goal achieving is another thing.
13:51 - What keeps us from achieving goals?
17:47 - The 3 Levels of Goals
20:46 - What goals does a man who talks about goals have?
23:15 - The Circle of Responsibility. Controlling what we control.
28:31 - Knowledge Through the Decades
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