There are a lot of misconceptions of millennial's in the workplace. Self absorbed, entitled, needy, poor, shallow, dumb, and disrespectful are to name a few.
Chris Tuff says "Millennial's aren't the problem, they just expose the problem"
From the day they live high school, they are set on a non stop schedule, and then when they land on your door step in the workforce, you wonder, "why are they not more prepared?"
Every company has to focus on their people. The people are the biggest differentiator among businesses. Todd Palmer's company, Extraordinary Advisors, works with businesses who don't have the right hand person to keep them going, who want to grow to scale, and are wrapped up in fear.
You can get stuck on your path quite often. You will want to start with figuring out your big impact vision. How do you help people? What is the big result you are naturally good at getting, that you enjoy doing, and you do in your sleep? Start there.
Daniel Puder is an MMA competitor, who found a niche with going to schools and talking to kids who have been bullied. What he found was that these schools would not allow time to really connect with the kids. Daniel decided to just open up his own private school system to help this next generation be more hands on, rather than just book smart.
Lead indicators are tactical standpoints, which are things to do each day to get where you want to be. You want to celebrate these lead indicators to develop good habits. Brian shares some best practices on developing those good habits.
Some disabilities cannot be seen. We all face challenges, hardships, and things we feel hold us back. At times we do not act at the level of potential we could be at. Kyle Maynard, a quadruple amputee who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, faced those limitations and pushed them.
Cort Dial is the author of the best seller, Heretics to Heroes. Cort does a lot of teaching through story telling and dramatic dialog. This will help people emotionally get what you're talking about. Story telling is a great way to get people engaged in the lessons you're trying to coach.
What you value most in life, correlates to time and money. If you're curious about this, start thinking about what you invest the majority of your time and money into. Do you pour time and money into side projects, business ideas, or other things? Or do you pour money and time into your family at the drop of a hat, without question, without worry? Dr. Sharon Spano talks more about how what you value in life correlates to what you're investing your time and money into.
Fear can hold you back, make you feel marginalized, and if you allow it, can hold you back from taking risk. 99% of society are not willing to risk failure, so they never take the risk to do something incredible.
The Rock, Mark Cuban, Daymond John, are just some examples of extraordinary individuals who pushed through the fear, took on the risk, and came out on the other end to be great.
One of the "ah ha" moments Derek has is that he was part of the problem, because he was not being brutally honest with himself. Todd Palmer has gone through the same thing. The way they both got through is whats called "The Stockdale Paradox".