Episode #1436
Why Learning to Say “No” Will Accelerate Your Success
July 07, 2020

In episode #1436, we talk about why learning to say no will accelerate your success. When you focus on what really matters and set other opportunities aside, you make real space to progress and grow and we can see this from many of the world’s great leaders. Tune in to find out about getting away from shiny object syndrome and drilling down on one thing at a time!


  • [00:25] Today’s topic: Why Learning to Say No Will Accelerate Your Success.
  • [00:35] The damaging effects of saying yes to too many things.
  • [01:29] What happens when you say no? Doubling down on what really matters.
  • [02:10] The secret to Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffett’s success: focus.
  • [03:12] Shiny object syndrome and missing the best opportunities through overwhelm.
  • [03:48] Depth instead of breadth and embracing categorization when it comes along.
  • [04:32] A homework assignment for the next week!
  • [04:58] That is it for today!
  • [05:01] To stay updated with events and learn more about our mastermind, go to the Marketing School site for more information.


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:


Steve Jobs



Kim Kardashian

Jessica Alba


Warren Buffett 

Bill Gates




Richard Barton

T-Shaped Marketing


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