Episode #181: How to Achieve the Success You’re Wired For

With author Alissa Daire Nelson

If you’re anything like me, your childhood included hearing about the need to be “well-rounded”, a mantra that often came from a well-meaning parent or teacher.

My guest today, though, says we weren’t wired to be well-rounded. She says that, in order to achieve the success you’re wired for, you need to focus on your strengths. That doesn’t mean we get to ignore our weaknesses, but it does drastically alter how we approach them.

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Alissa Daire Nelson is a Strengths Strategy Certified Coach and, today, she’s here to talk about helping you embrace and live out the awesome you have inside you.

Her new book is called From Frustrated to Frickin’ Awesome: 4 Steps to Achieve the Success You’re Wired For. She’s also offering a free PDF copy of the book just for you as a listener to Read to Lead.

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In today’s episode, Alissa and I discuss:

  • The philosophy behind a strengths-based approach to work and life
  • Her 4-steps for achieving the success you’re wired for
  • What she’s learned about reframing what failure means
  • …and plenty more!

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Alissa‘s Latest Book

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Books Alissa Recommends

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender by Dr. David R. Hawkins

The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It by Kelly McGonigal

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