Dave Lukas Chats with Rob Cressy
317: Live By Design, Not By Default - Creating Your Best Live with Rob Cressy
This week’s Misfit Entrepreneur is Rob Cressy. You have probably heard of Rob, either from his top-rated podcast, Best Year Ever, or maybe have even seen him speak. Rob is an entrepreneur, prolific creator, and mastery coach. He is known as the happiest person earth. For over a decade, Rob has helped millions of people through his messages, businesses, podcasts, and content.
He is one of the best in helping people learn self-mastery and unlocking the next level of possibility for themselves in their lives and business.
If you listened to this show for a little while, you know how much I love to talk about the topics of mindset, reaching our true potential, and breaking the limits of our own human performance - so I’m excited to get into all of this in this episode.
Rob was deliberate in his path and designed where he wanted to go, but that is not how it started. When he graduated college, his dream was to work in ad agency in marketing, but found himself unemployed for 18 months, dead-broke living off credit cards. He finally got a job 5/3 Bank in a call center selling home equity loans making $10/hr. It was the complete opposite of where he wanted to go or be. For the next 10 years, he was in inside sales and was good at it, but not happy. He looked at his life and did not want the next 10 years to be at all like the last 10 – so he gave his dreams a shot. He went all in on himself as a creator and coach.
Two things happened. He became self-aware and he adopted a growth mindset. He realized that every day is an opportunity to make that day better than yesterday and that he was in control of his thoughts to his actions.
Let’s start with the foundation. You have 8 core values. Take us through them.
How did you narrow down these 8?
Explain what it means to create the right mindset and how people can become their best…
At the 11 min mark, Rob gives an analogy of booting up a computer as it relates to your mindset.
What do you personally do to boot yourself up each day?
Self-talk how do we use it to persist and power through…
Explain what it means to turn desires/judgement into gold…
At the 27 min mark, Rob talks about doing what you love and why it is a secret ingredient.
What does it mean to be a prolific creator?
Why are habits and routines so important and what are some of the most important one’s people should have to level up?
Bachelor party sponsored by Nascar?
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