Episode #186: Ending the Unconscious Habits that Hijack Your Business

With Ego Free Leadership co-author, Shayne Hughes

If you’ve been a member of the traditional workforce for any length of time, you’ve no doubt have come face to face with…ego.

Truth is, we all have. It’s just that sometimes, it’s our own. Ego, Shayne Hughes argues, is single-handedly working sabotage our businesses every day.

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Shayne and I discuss this topic in depth along with his book, co-authored with Brandon Black, called Ego Free Leadership: Ending the Unconscious Habits that Hijack Your Business.

I especially love how this book is structured, as it’s told from “two lively first-person perspectives.” The stories, all true, are woven quite effectively to help illustrate each of the authors’ points.

If you’re looking to break some bad and unconscous leadership habits, read this now!

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In today’s episode, Shayne and I discuss:

  • Our preoccupation with self-worth
  • The power that empathy and vulnerability can bring to the workplace
  • How events from our childhood impact behavioral patterns that impact the course of our life
  • …and plenty more!

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Shayne‘s Latest Book

You can order Ego Free Leadership: Ending the Unconscious Habits that Hijack Your Business right now!

Books Shayne Recommends

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

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