Do You Take Time to Appreciate Success? With Amanda McKinneyMay 30, 2023
I am joined by Amanda McKinney, a recognized thought leader and coach on Accidental Entrepreneurship. Amanda is also the author of "Why Not You? An Accidental Entrepreneur’s Guide To Success" and host of "The Unapologetic Entrepreneur Podcast." Together, we discussed the importance of taking time to appreciate success.
Amanda shared her insights on who is considered an accidental entrepreneur and what commonalities they have when it comes to defining their goals and success. We also talked about the challenge of finding joy in success when the bar keeps moving with your goals. Amanda emphasized the importance of maintaining perspective on the entrepreneurial journey and celebrating your definition of success.
Overall, this episode was a great resource for anyone who struggles with acknowledging and celebrating their successes, especially those who are always looking ahead to the next thing. Amanda provided practical methods and a framework to help listeners overcome self-doubt and gain confidence.
The key takeaways from this episode are:
1. This episode explores who is considered an accidental entrepreneur and highlights commonalities among them in terms of defining goals and success. This provides valuable insights into the mindset and characteristics of accidental entrepreneurs.
2. The challenge of finding joy in success when the bar keeps moving for personal goals is discussed. Amanda emphasizes the importance of maintaining perspective on the entrepreneurial journey and celebrating one's own definition of success. Practical methods and tactics are provided to ensure that individuals take the time to truly appreciate and acknowledge their achievements.
3. This episode emphasizes that the definition of success is not fixed and can change over time. It is okay for personal definitions of success to adjust based on the phase of life one is in. This highlights the importance of recognizing and adapting to evolving aspirations and goals.
What you'll hear in this episode:
[2:55] Who is considered an accidental entrepreneur?
[5:35] What is a commonality among accidental entrepreneurs in how they define their goals and success?
[9:10] How do you find joy in success when you continue to move the bar up for your own goals?
[16:25] The importance of maintaining perspective on where you have come from on your entrepreneurial journey.
[19:18] What are some tactical methods to ensure that you are taking time to truly celebrate your successes?
[29:21] The importance of not minimizing successes based on the effort that was put in.
[35:55] What are some tips to help someone identify the feeling of success?
[41:14] Your definition of success can change and that is okay, this will adjust based on the phase of life you are in.
[42:30] What does Amanda discuss in her brand new book Why Not You?
An Accidental Entrepreneur's Guide To Success
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