Business Done Differently with Jesse Cole

145 : Geoff Blades - Do What You Want to Stand Out

July 2, 2018
Geoff Blades is a personal development guru who’s an absolute inspiration and content machine. A former investment banker, he is now one of the top CEOs all over the world.
His bestselling books, Do What You Want and The Trump Presidential Playbook are available for you to dive into and learn a thing or two about grabbing attention to bolster your endeavors.

Geoff Blades - Getting What You Work For
Coming from a working class background, Geoff learned from an early age what it takes to afford a better pair of shoes. You need to work for the things that you want and you need. This basic philosophy is exactly what changed the game.
“If you put your head down and work hard, you can fundamentally transform your reality.” - Geoff Blades
He began taking his education seriously, ultimately landing him in a good university and a job at Goldman Sachs.

What You Want
Very few people can answer what seems to be the most pressing of questions one can encounter in their entire lifetime. What do we want? Geoff believes, however, that it’s not so much as not knowing what we want in life.
“Most people know exactly what they want but they don’t believe that they can get it and so they don’t give themselves the permission to open up their mind and go for it.” - Geoff Blades
Understanding what we want, however, is only the first step to becoming successful and standing out in life.

Final Four

1. What have you done to stand out in business and in life?

“I do what I want.”

2. What advice would you give someone to stand out in business and in life?
“Do what you want. Find your edge.”

3. What is the best advice you received?
“Own it.”

4. How do you want to be remembered?

“For being willing to do what it takes to do what I want and then to share that and help other people to do what they want.”
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