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Books & Booze
CEO of Toujours Planning and co-host of the Worth It! Podcast, Dustin Granger, joins the show to sip Maker’s Mark bourbon and discuss The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz. Topics include: Thinking big, finding meaning, confidence, goal setting, risk taking, social relationships, dealing with setbacks, and more.
00:00:00 - Introducing Dustin Granger, his business (Toujours Management), and his podcast (Worth It!)
00:03:27 - The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz (Attempt #1)
00:06:53 - Maker’s Mark and other favorite alcohols
00:14:30 - The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz (Attempt #2)
00:23:25 - Momento mori: Designing your life from your own deathbed
00:31:00 - Relationships
00:33:19 - True goals vs fuel goals (John really thinks this part is critical)
00:37:00 - Confidence
00:50:05 - Risk taking, poker, investing
00:55:00 - How John failed out of his major, but was saved by Warren Buffett, and spun off Buffett-like habits into this podcast.
The book that changed the course of John’s life: https://www.amazon.com/Five-Rules-Successful-Stock-Investing/dp/1501261894
01:08:37 - Risk taking again
01:11:42 - The Power of No
01:21:25 - Social relationships and Dustin’s Junto
01:33:26 - Setbacks, resilience
01:42:00 - John’s reading process
Find more cool stuff at johnleven.com and booksandboozepodcast.com
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