RED 141: “Do Over” Stories With Jon Acuff

3JonAcuff2bJon Acuff has a brand new book called Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck. This is Part 2 of “Do Over Week” and we're talking about how to reinvent your work and what it really takes to go after your dreams.

In This Episode:

  • The surprising place Jon learned how to use Twitter
  • How to know if something is a true calling or a fantasy
  • Why “projections” about your future never happen like you think they will (and why this is a good thing)
  • Most people won't tell you when you're losing touch with reality — here's how to make sure this never happens to you
  • The way to make sure you get honest feedback
  • If you're doing to follow a dream, do this first…
  • The main difference between fantasy and reality
  • Jon's two beliefs about you (even though he doesn't personally know you) — this is the reason he writes books
  • Nobody talks about this…
  • Why people fake stuff online
  • The reason charisma will only take you so far (and what you have to do to take things to the next level)
  • What to do when you're a writer and you're “out of words”
  • How to get anything done
  • The one question to ask yourself when going after a dream — the answer to this will guarantee you have success
  • If you want to build a sustainable business, you better do this…
  • Nervous about asking for money? Here's the solution.
  • The two parts of bravery
  • If you create something great, you need to do this (and if it's not great yet, here's how to make it that way)
  • What will keep you moving forward with your dream
  • Why we look for “haters”
  • Don't like what you've been dealt? Do this.
  • The difference between fear and regret

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