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Finding Your Zone of Genius with Laura Garnett

A few months back, we had Sarah Robinson here as a guest on BlogcastFM. While we were talking on gchat one day, she mentioned of a friend of hers named Laura Garnett. Laura turned to be full of brilliant insights on thriving in your career. Here are just a few of the highlights from our chat:
  • Why Your Dream Job is Something that Doesn't Exist  Laura Garnett
  • What Enables People to Get Things Done at Crazy Levels
  • The Beliefs that Are Key Ingredients to Success
  • The Power of Having Challenges In Your Life
  • How the Things You Think Are Best for You Can Turn into Bad Habits
  • The 3 Distinct Stages in Your Zone of Genius
  • Why Famous and Wildly Successful People Are Not Lucky 
  • The 5 Keys to Building a Genius Brand
  • Why You Can't Blindly Take Advice from People 
  • What It Takes to Operate in Your Genius
  • Some Amusing Thoughts on What It Would Be Like for Me to Interview Bill Clinton
  • Making Money in Your Zone of Genius
  • Why You Shouldn't Take On Any Work Just for Money 
  • Optimizing Your Web Site to Land Speaking Engagements

Tweetable Insights Include:

  • Having a job that you don't like is a habit (Click to Tweet)
  • Your greatest passion is generally linked to a challenge that you've conquered in your life (Click to Tweet)
  • When you're building a brand for yourself, you're creating an experience for others (Click to Tweet)
  • Get Support not Advice. Advice comes through someone else's worldview.  (Click to Tweet)
  • We asses what's possible for ourselves based on what we've seen for others   (Click to Tweet)
  • You have to enjoy the process, not the outcome (Click to Tweet)

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Laura Garnett is a talent strategist and leadership activator. Her mission is to create a world where all of us walk into the office happy, confident, and deeply committed. You can follow her on twitter @garnettl. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. Oh, and we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

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