DiscoverBuild Your Network575: Andy Storch | Own Your Career, Own Your Life
575: Andy Storch | Own Your Career, Own Your Life

575: Andy Storch | Own Your Career, Own Your Life

Update: 2021-04-06


If you want to spur on your most successful life and career, this episode is your starting point because today we’re hearing from Andy Storch. Andy is an author, consultant, coach, speaker, and facilitator who specializes in helping clients turn strategy into action and people doing the best work of their lives.

He is the host of two podcasts and a recent author of the book Own Your Career, Own Your Life, where he breaks down habits, routines, and actions to help you live your most successful life.

Let’s dive right in guys and learn more from Andy what it is to really own your career, own your life, and how to do it.

Things you will learn in this episode: 

[00:01 - 05:16 ] Opening Segment 

  • Sponsored ad  
  • I introduce today’s guests Andy Storch
  • Author, speaker, coach, connector 
  • Host of two podcasts 
  • How me and Andy met 
  • Where to get Andy’s book
  • Links below 
  • Andy gives some background around his life
  • Grew up in Orlando, FL
  • Shy as a kid 
  • Decided to make a change in University
  • The impact of networking 
  • On a mission to meet as many people as possible 

[06:17 - 18:13 ] Own Your Career, Own Your Life

  • Andy shares about doubling down on his weakness
  • It’s good to focus more on strengths
  • Andy’s example from his own experience
  • Double down on the weakness that is critical to success
  • Andy talks about reaching out to other people 
  • Almost all say yes
  • Making a change in career 
  • Getting the open door from a relationship
  • The importance of knowing people, over things
  • What Andy hopes people will take away from his book
  • Taking ownership of your own career, life, and goals 
  • Initiate the conversations and set the goals 
  • Treating your career and life like a business
  • Preparing for the future 
  • Building a network and personal brand
  • Investing in yourself 
  • A word from our sponsor

[18:14 - 26:39 ] Being an Entrepreneur Within Your Own Career

  • Who you know or what you know?
  • Who you know leads to what you know 
  • The more people you know, the more you learn 
  • Why invest in courses and coaches 
  • Andy’s future plans
  • For people who want the career
  • You still need to be ‘entrepreneurial’ 
  • How to grow within your career 
  • How it relates to corporate work 
  • It’s not the quality of your work, but your reputation and brand

[26:40 - 32:02 ] Closing Segment

  • Andy’s advice to entrepreneurial people 
  • What you can learn from the book 
  • Learning the right mindset
  • Examples of having to pivot and adapt
  • Andy shares a reminder
  • No one cares more about your career than you do
  • How to engage with Andy
  • Links below
  • Final words 

Tweetable Quotes: 

“I do think it’s important to double, triple down on your strengths and delegate your weaknesses. However, if your weakness happens to be in an area that is critical to having a successful life and business… I think it’s worth thinking about, ‘how can I make some changes?’” - Andy Storch

“The main concept is I want people to take ownership of their own career and their life. So that means you take full responsibility, you take initiative, you take action towards your goals and your dreams.” - Andy Storch

“No one cares more about your career than you do.” - Andy Storch

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575: Andy Storch | Own Your Career, Own Your Life

575: Andy Storch | Own Your Career, Own Your Life

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