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Be Curious – The Way to Build Extraordinary Focus with David Wood
David is a former consulting actuary to Fortune 100 companies. He built the world’s largest coaching business, becoming #1 on Google for life coaching and coaching thousands of hours in 12 countries around the globe.
As well as helping others, David is no stranger to overcoming challenges himself, having survived a full collapse of his paraglider and a fractured spine, witnessing the death of his sister at age seven, anxiety and depression, and a national Gong Show! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgKwAJieQes)
He coaches high-performing business owners to double revenue, and their time off by focusing on less and being 30% more courageous in their business or career.
“Not caring for others is not a very good Self-Care strategy.”
Episode Summary –
To lead a successful & meaningful life, we need to balance both our LEFT brain and RIGHT brain. We need to be good with numbers & statistics, and we also need the right people skills.
In today’s episode, David Wood shares some insights on how to develop an extraordinary focus.
He talks about the pathway to building connection, confidence, and leadership skills to become a successful entrepreneur.
Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[01:17] David shares his story of how being a Left-brain dominated, he tuned into the people skills that helped him become an excellent coach.
[05:18] Three areas of personal development that are important to achieve success and lead a meaningful life.
[09:11] What is being Authentic in the true sense?
[15:37] The importance of courage in your success.
[17:58] Why is it important to be caring towards self & others, and how it helps you grow?
[19:58] The Scarcity vs. the Abundance Mindset.
[23:16] The Muscle of Curiosity – What is it?
[26:38] The Curiosity Game – 5 minutes exercise to help you connect with others.
[28:56] David shares one of his proudest moments.
[30:58] David’s greatest challenge that he has overcome
[32:16] What does working from your happy place mean to David?
[33:09] David’s advice for people who are beginning their entrepreneurial journey.
[34:15] David talks about his newly launched podcast and his upcoming book.
How to Connect with David –
Website – https://focus.ceo/
Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/extraordinaryfocus/
Instagram Profile – https://www.instagram.com/_focusceo/?hl=en
Twitter – https://twitter.com/_focusceo?lang=en
Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/extraordinaryfocuswithdavidwood
LinkedIn Profile – https://www.linkedin.com/in/focus-ceo
About the Host –
Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster
She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.
Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality.
Over the last 20 years, she has been expertly building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.