Summon Courage; Change Everything
About This Show
Courage: What is it? What isn’t it? How do you summon it in your life and work? Do you feel like you’re “checking the boxes,” “going through the motions,” or feel like you’re capable of more? Matthew Levy’s Summon Courage Change Everything Podcast will help you develop actionable and attainable goals. We and our guests will discuss how people, places and things drain their energy or give them energy and we will discuss the power of attitude as well as the need to practice and refine skills needed to be successful in life and work. Listen to this power hour of inspiration, motivation, practical advice and actionable plans to find more meaning in life and work today at MatthewLevy.me and wherever you listen to podcasts.
Most Recent Episode
#7: What You Think About, Comes About: The Power of Positive Thinking with Dave Nast
In episode #7 of the Summon Courage, Change Everything podcast I interview Dave Nast. Dave is a workplace behavior expert and award winning business coach with over 25 years of experience in human capital management, executive coaching, leadership development, corporate training, talent management, career coaching, executive search, talent acquisition and human resources.
Where did your hustle come from?
When you went out on your own were you concerned about being able to pay your bills?
What led you to start your own business?
Is it important to you to devote your work to something bigger than yourself? To leave behind a legacy?
How does Predictive Index help with your legacy?
Resolve is about an unwavering determination – what is an example of your determination to succeed in work and life?
You do so much professionally. Where do you find the energy? How do you recharge?
Do you consciously avoid energy drainers in your life?
How important is it to have a positive attitude?
How do you maintain your focus and avoid overwhelm?
Do you believe in the power of continuous learning?
What favorite books do you recommend to other high achievers?
What podcast recommendations do you have?
If you could put a quote or phrase on a billboard for millions to see, what would it say?
What is the best advice your dad ever gave you?
What advice would you give to your 21-year-old self?
Podcast show notes:
1:44 Dave starts talking about how he ended up starting his own business
5:00 A second reinvention
6:08 Risk taking
7:07 9/11 struggle
8:50 Dave’s hustle
11:00 Does a Comfortable Life Build Confidence or Erode It?
11:30 The importance of raising confident children
14:25 There is always a way
16:00 Dave’s business plan
18:50 Cold calling
20:24 Matt and Dave start the discussion on energy
22:05 How Dave recharges himself
22:40 The importance of having quality people in your life
23:42 What do you do with the people that drain your energy?
24:40 A positive attitude is everything
25:37 What you think about, comes about
26:25 Viktor Frankl’s premise
27:00 Dave talks about the positive effects of f
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