Can You Maintain A Sense Of Character & Integrity While Competing?
Welcome to the View from the Top podcast, Season 2. In today’s podcast Aaron talks about two colleagues. One of them Dave was a trusted friend for years. The other Bob -- used to be a competitor and turned a friend. In addition to an abundant versus scarcity mindset, listeners will be reminded of the importance of relationships. We hope you enjoy the podcast. All the highlights, resources, and next steps can be found below. Listen to the full episode here and learn more at viewfromthetop.com. Competitors and Friends Aaron talks about his business partner David and their competitor Bob. One might think they would be at odds but over the years, Aaron found Bob to be a very honest man. Aaron calls him a friend to this day. Danny discusses the idea of playing a finite game where there are clear winners and losers. Aaron usually calls this game one of scarcity. When you play a finite game you can’t win unless your opponent loses. But the real game you need to play is infinite. This is the game of abundance. In an infinite game, everyone can win. “During an infinite game there is no real start and finish no clear winners and losers.” - Danny Sunshine Bauer Encourage Others If you are struggling for ways to encourage and uplift others here are a few ideas: If you have a podcast, blog, or vlog -- promote your friends and competitors and what they do Share their work generously via social media and or email Write a referral on LinkedIn All these steps will take less than 15 minutes, but the ROI is priceless. In Summary In this episode, the point is how Aaron is playing an infinite game. Danny says that Aaron has taught him that relationships are key to success and to do positive unexpected things for others frequently. “In some respects there is no direct benefit for Aaron plugging Dave and Bob’s businesses. There are no affiliate deals. He doesn’t get a finder’s fee for someone that does business with them. So why do it? Because it’s uplifting. It’s encouraging. It’s good for relationships and it’s good for business.” - Danny Sunshine Bauer Given two people in your community: One that selflessly promotes others and shares referrals Or the guy who has to “crush” the competition on his way to being #1 Who would you rather work with? And that’s why Big A has experienced so much success in his life. Thanks for listening to today’s View from the Top podcast. To make sure you don’t miss any of our episodes click subscribe right now and if you enjoyed what you heard today please tell a friend and share on social media. Learn how to live a life of success and significance at viewfromthetop.com Connect with Aaron Website | Twitter | FB | LinkedIn | Instagram | Email Check out Aaron Walker’s daily podcast, The Mastermind Blueprint available on your Amazon Echo or iTunes. Join Iron Sharpens Iron Apply here to join Aaron’s exclusive Iron Sharpen Iron Mastermind. You’re just one click away from living a life of success and significance. Copyright © 2019 View from the Top