DiscoverHow'd It Happen PodcastChapters 19 & 26 - The Four Fallacies & Getting Selfish (#234)
Chapters 19 & 26 - The Four Fallacies & Getting Selfish (#234)

Chapters 19 & 26 - The Four Fallacies & Getting Selfish (#234)

Update: 2022-01-07


I am diving deeper into my book “OWNER SHIFT – How Getting Selfish Got Me Unstuck" and invited a very good friend to join me in today's unique episode. John Corcoran and I talked about two chapters of the book: Chapters 19 and 26, The Four Fallacies & Getting Selfish, respectively. You'll hear my perspective on why I wanted to write these chapters and what John thinks of them.

Here's a little something about my guest for this unique episode:
John Corcoran is a recovering attorney and a writer, author, father of four, and a former Clinton White House Writer and Speechwriter to the Governor of California. Throughout his career, John has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and ran his own boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area catering to small business owners and entrepreneurs.

He is the author of three books about relationship building and client acquisition and has written for Forbes, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Lifehacker, The San Francisco Chronicle, and basically anywhere else that will let him. He has been the host of the Smart Business Revolution podcast since 2012, through which he has interviewed hundreds of CEOs, founders, authors and entrepreneurs, from Peter Diamandis and Adam Grant to Gary Vaynerchuk and Marie Forleo.


Show notes:
[0:53 ] Introducing our special guest, John Corcoran
[4:15 ] Mike's "broke" stage
[6:32 ] Digging further into "in that place because it was where I designed myself to be"
[11:00 ] The switch in mindset is essential
[16:40 ] What EVERY entrepreneur should start thinking
[20:28 ] Painting a different picture for the future
[25:37 ] What John felt after reading Chapter 26 and what I really wanted to convey in this chapter
[35:39 ] The implications if you're not pouring from a "filled" cup
[37:30 ] Outro

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Chapters 19 & 26 - The Four Fallacies & Getting Selfish (#234)

Chapters 19 & 26 - The Four Fallacies & Getting Selfish (#234)

Mike Malatesta