DiscoverYoung and Profiting with Hala Taha#113: Look On The Bright Side with Jon Gordon
#113: Look On The Bright Side with Jon Gordon

#113: Look On The Bright Side with Jon Gordon

Update: 2021-04-263
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Get ready to think positive! 



 



In this episode, we are talking with Jon Gordon, a best-selling author and speaker. Jon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. He is the author of 23 books including 10 best sellers and 5 children’s books. His books include the timeless classic The Energy Bus which has sold over 2 million copies, The Carpenter which was a top 5 business book of the year, Training Camp, The Power of Positive Leadership, The Power of a Positive Team, The Coffee Bean, Stay Positive, and The Garden. 



 



Jon and his tips have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC, The Golf Channel, Fox and Friends, and in numerous magazines and newspapers. His clients include The Los Angeles Dodgers, Campbell’s Soup, Dell, Southwest Airlines, Miami Heat, The Los Angeles Rams, Snapchat, Clemson Football, Northwestern Mutual, West Point Academy, and more.



 



In this episode, we talk about how Jon grew up around lots of negativity, how he is able to be positive every day, and his experience with Buddhism. We’ll also talk more about the beginnings of his writing career, advice for prospective authors, key principles from his best-seller ‘Energy Bus,’ and why you should ditch New Years’ Resolutions for Jon’s one-word version. There’s a lot of great insight about positivity and managing your environment in this episode - don’t miss out!



 



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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com



 



Timestamps:



 



03:05 - Jon’s Childhood and How He Struggled with Negativity



06:10 - How Jon Works Towards Being Positive Every Day



07:42 - Jon’s Experience with Buddhism



10:03 - Law School and Why It Wasn’t the Right Path for Jon



19:04 - The Beginnings of Jon’s Writing Career



19:57 - The Momentum After ‘Energy Bus’ Became Popular



25:05 - Advice for Prospective Authors in 2021



29:31 - The ‘Energy Bus’ Principles



32:15 - The Analogy of a Coffee Bean and its Environment



35:40 - Story of The Only Man Who Ran 6 Iron Mans at 59



42:09 - Connection Between Anxiety and Feeling Divided



44:04 - Jon’s Version of New Years Resolutions



46:23 - How Jon and His Wife Maintain Their Relationship



50:57 - Jon’s Secret to Profiting in Life



 



Mentioned in the Episode:



 



Jon’s Website: https://www.jongordon.com/



Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonGordon11



Jon’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jongordon11



Jon’s Free Resources: http://jongordon.com/useful-tools/

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#113: Look On The Bright Side with Jon Gordon

#113: Look On The Bright Side with Jon Gordon

Hala Taha