Pete Mockaitis & Jon Acuff , How to Be Awesome at Your Job

897: Jon Acuff: The Three Steps to Achieving Any Goal

11 Sep 2023 • 40 min • EN
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Jon Acuff reveals why we often struggle to meet our goals—and shares practical advice for achieving results.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) How to make your loftiest goals more reachable.  2) The “right” amount of goals to pursue.  3) How to stay motivated when things get tough.  Subscribe or visit for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT JON —  Jon Acuff is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including Soundtracks, Your New Playlist, and the Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. When he's not writing or recording his popular podcast, All It Takes Is a Goal, Acuff can be found on a stage as one of INC's Top 100 Leadership Speakers. He's spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, and companies around the world, including FedEx, Range Rover, Microsoft, Nokia, and Comedy Central. He lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and two daughters.   • Book: All It Takes Is a Goal: The 3-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential  • Book: Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking (Overcome Toxic Thought Patterns and Take Control of Your Mindset)  • Podcast: All It Takes Is a Goal  • Website:  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW —  • Study: “Automaticity of Social Behavior: Direct Effects of Trait Construct and Stereotype Activation on Action” by John A. Bargh, Mark Chen, and Lara Burrows  • Product: Leuchtturm1917 Notebooks  • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman  • Book: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield  • Book: The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin  • Personality: Mike Peasley, MTSU professor  See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

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