“If you want your business big, make your focus small.”—Brian Buffini
It’s so easy to overlook “diamonds” right at our feet, whether it be an opportunity or unique gifting. Truth is, there are diamonds everywhere, we just need to know how to uncover them. How? Through continuous personal growth.
In this episode, recorded live at Brian Buffini’s Success Tour™, Brian offers tips and advice from the legends of personal development to motivate and inspire you to let your inner diamond shine.
He outlines the five biggest detours to becoming a diamond and offers several tips to help you increase your value. Additionally, he offers in-depth advice to help you define and achieve 10-day, 10-month and 5-year goals.
Throughout the episode, Brian mentions several personal development legends and their seminal work to add to your personal library. By the end of the episode, you’ll have the tools you need to bring out your best.
Inspirational quotes from today’s interview:
“God doesn’t make any junk. Man is made in the image of God.”—Brian Buffini
“Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, you have a motivated idiot.”—Jim Rohn
“If you have a clear goal and a plan to achieve it, your focus is fixed on a set course of action. Instead of becoming sidetracked by distractions and diversions, your time is focused on a straight line from start to finish.”—Brian Tracy
“Human beings don’t do well in isolation.”—Brian Buffini
“Some people drive you nuts, but some people raise you up.”—Brian Buffini
“There’s a difference between solitude and isolation. One is connected and one isn’t. Solitude replenishes, isolation diminishes.”—Henry Cloud
“To be in hell is to drift. To be in heaven is to steer.”—George Bernard Shaw
“We’re surrounded by information, but we’re starving for wisdom. Wisdom is the number one way that diamonds are made.”—Brian Buffini
“I don’t focus on what I’m up against, I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.”—Venus Williams
“Ask for help not because you are weak but because you want to remain strong.”—Les Brown
“If you’re feeling stuck, a 10-day goal is a gift.”—Brian Buffini
“Most people will overestimate what they can accomplish in a year, but underestimate what they can do in five years.”—Brian Buffini
“There’s no downside to you becoming better.”—Brian Buffini
“The more you serve, the more you’ll have to grow.”—Brian Buffini
“Not all growth is pleasant, but all growth is beneficial.”—Brian Buffini
“Want your business big, make your focus small.”—Brian Buffini
Mentioned in the episode:
Acres of Diamonds by Russell Conwell
The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Wake up and Live by Dorothea Brande
The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale
The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino
Flow: The Psychology of the Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
“The Brian Buffini Show” – “Episode 061: The Strangest Secret – by Earl Nightingale”
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