Are you results-focused?

Of course!

As business owners, we are highly driven to do better at everything because it’s how we know we could feel safe.

But this pursuit of better can actually destroy our happiness now. 

Today, Doug Brackmann shares valuable insights into how we, as humans, are in a constant state of self-sabotage. 

Doug is one of the leading psychologists to some of the most successful and driven entrepreneurs, pro athletes, executives, and other top performers.

Find out the most sabotaging thing you can do as a driven person and how you can primarily transform this human experience. 

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Why driven is synonymous with the impostor syndrome
  • Finding safety in the here and now
  • Techniques in noticing your truth
  • How your pursuit of better can destroy your happiness now
  • What it means to balance all aspects of your life and have grace for yourself


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Supporting Resources:

Visit Dr. Doug Brackmann’s website

Driven: Understanding and Harnessing the Genetic Gifts Shared by Entrepreneurs, Navy SEALs, Pro Athletes, and Maybe YOU by Doug Brackmann

The Remarkable Question We Should All Be Asking with Greg Habstritt (Episode 63)

A New Look at Accountability: An Interview with Adam Gilbert (Episode 53)

Truth & Trust: Communication in Life & Business (Episode 52)

Chemo and Moving Toward Scary Things With Dina Cataldo (Episode 51)

Suicide and Entrepreneurship, The Conversation We Need to Have, But Don’t with Dennis Gillan (Episode 25)





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