Manage episode 271715751 series 1720324
Raised by a single mother on the South Side of Chicago, Aaron McCormick overcame a difficult start to become one of the world’s leading technology business sales executives in his twenties. He went on to found several other companies.
We talk about:
- How trusting our “gut” rather than the opinions of the world improves every facet of our life: career, money, relationships, and family
- Why the dark period we are experiencing today will eventually serve humanity
- The power of introspection
- Why “nice guys don’t finish last” in business and life
Aaron’s book “Unbounded, a Journey to Your Within,” dives further into these topics.
[1:45] Aaron’s story of success and beating the odds
[1:45] Why it’s very easy “go along to get along” rather than act on our gut instinct – and why ignoring this always backfires
[24:45] Dealing with ostracism
[28:10] Why good things can come out of our current dark period
[33:41] The power of introspection
[39:45] Channel anxiety to serve you. Empathy and career success.