Nov 16, 2020
What are the deeply held core
values that guide you when you are making the hardest decisions? Do
you spend your time focusing on those values or floating from idea
to idea with no real purpose or end goal in mind?
My guest today is Brant Menswar,
the author of Black
Sheep: Unleash the Extraordinary, Awe-Inspiring, Undiscovered
You. He wrote
this book to help people identify what matters most in the moments
that matter most, and today we discuss the importance of
deliberately defining your values and knowing exactly what matters
most to you so that you can take the most meaningful action every
Today we discuss —
What are your black sheep values?
you know why farmers don’t value black sheep as much as the rest of
- Everyone has five black sheep values that
should be embraced no matter what.
non-negotiable values have to be separated from your important
values — what matters most?
cannot find your purpose if you can’t define what your core values
What is the value of purpose?
of us are just winging it — why is that a
can’t do anything on purpose if you’re just winging it.
is a massive difference between being intentional and living your
life with deliberate intention.
try to find your purpose — choose your purpose.
What is a good choice?
good choice is born from your black sheep values.
good choice is a result of all of the information you can
good choice honors what you are feeling in the
only thing that you can control is the deliberate intention that
goes into making decisions.
happiness cannot depend on the results of your
Four facts about your black sheep
does not have to be final based on the facts in the current room —
do you have the right people having the right
you don’t feed your own sheep they don’t recognize you — you have
to engage with your values in deliberate intention every single
- Spending all of your time feeding other
people’s sheep distracts you from what matters most in
have to start by identifying your what, not your why.
Brant’s book recommendation
Limitless: How to Ignore
Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life
by Laura Gassner
Brant’s song recommendation
is “Purple Rain” by Prince
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