Kristel Bauer & Jon Acuff , Live Greatly

Jon Acuff | Success and Setting Goals With the Author of 'All It Takes Is A Goal'

12 Sep 2023 • 30 min • EN
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Are you looking for insights to help you achieve your goals and maximize your potential? On this episode of the Live Greatly podcast Kristel Bauer sits down with Jon Acuff, the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, to discuss his new book, 'All It Takes Is a Goal: The 3-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential.'  Kristel and Jon discuss why goals are important, how to build momentum with goal setting, and how to avoid common pitfalls that can hold you back from being successful with your goals.  Tune in now! Key Takeaways from This Episode: A look into Jon's new book 'All It Takes Is a Goal: The 3-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential'  Surprising research from Jon's new book Why it is important to start with small goals and end with guaranteed goals How perfectionism can hold you back from being successful with your goals How to build momentum with goal setting Tips for navigating the fear of failure ABOUT JON ACUFF: 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.  Jon has a new book, All It Takes Is a Goal: The 3-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential (Baker Books, September 2023). Backed by research—including hundreds of real people testing their own real goals—All It Takes Is a Goal shows you how to plan goals that you’re guaranteed to reach by focusing on your best moments, navigating the three zones of performance, and finding ways to fuel your passions, all while actually enjoying the ride. 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. To learn more, visit Website:  Book:  Instagram: @jonacuff LinkedIn:  Facebook:  Twitter:  Youtube:  About the Host of the Live Greatly podcast, Kristel Bauer: Kristel Bauer is a corporate wellness expert, popular keynote and TEDx speaker, and the host of top-rated podcast, “Live Greatly,” a show frequently ranked in the top 1% for self-improvement. Kristel is an Integrative Medicine Fellow & Physician Assistant with clinical experience in Integrative Psychiatry, giving her a unique perspective into optimizing mental well-being and attaining a mindset for more happiness and success in the workplace and beyond. Kristel decided to leave clinical practice in 2019 when she founded her wellness platform “Live Greatly” to share her message around well-being and success on a larger scale.  With a mission to support companies and individuals on their journeys for more happiness, success, and well-being, Kristel taps into her unique background in healthcare, business, and media, to provide invaluable insights into high power habits, leadership development, mental well-being, peak performance, resilience, sales, success, wellness at work, and a modern approach to work/life balance. Kristel is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur and she is an influencer in the business and wellness space having been recognized as a Top 10 Social Media Influencer of 2021 in Forbes. A popular speaker on a variety of topics, Kristel has presented to groups at APMP, Bank of America, Commercial Metals Company, General Mills, Northwestern University, Santander Bank and many more. She has been featured in Forbes, Forest & Bluff Magazine, Authority Magazine & Podcast Magazine, has contributed to CEOWORLD Magazine & Real Leaders Magazine, and has appeared on ABC 7 Chicago, WGN Daytime Chicago, Fox 4’s WDAF-TV’s Great Day KC and Ticker News. Kristel lives in the Chicago area with her husband and their 2 children.  She can be booked for speaking engagements worldwide. You can learn more at  To Book Kristel Bauer as a speaker for your next event, click here. Website:  Follow Kristel Bauer on: Instagram: @livegreatly_co  LinkedIn: Kristel Bauer Twitter: @livegreatly_co Facebook: Youtube: Live Greatly, Kristel Bauer To Watch Kristel Bauer's TEDx talk of Redefining Work/Life Balance in a COVID-19 World click here. Disclaimer: The contents of this podcast are intended for informational and educational purposes only. Always seek the guidance of your physician for any recommendations specific to you or for any questions regarding your specific health, your sleep patterns changes to diet and exercise, or any medical conditions.  Always consult your physician before starting any supplements or new lifestyle programs. All information, views and statements shared on the Live Greatly podcast are purely the opinions of the authors, and are not medical advice or treatment recommendations.  They have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration.  Opinions of guests are their own and Kristel Bauer & this podcast does not endorse or accept responsibility for statements made by guests.  Neither Kristel Bauer nor this podcast takes responsibility for possible health consequences of a person or persons following the information in this educational content.  Always consult your physician for recommendations specific to you.  

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