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Stop Wasting Time and Learn How to Host Effective Meetings

What does it take to breathe life into an old way of doing things and finally enjoy effective meetings? Is it even possible to reinvent something that so many people automatically deem “Boring?” On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business leader Peter Lynch. In his conversation with Tony, Peter opens up about his childhood, his definition of success, what keeps him “Fired up,” why he wants to make meetings more effective, what it means to sacrifice good in the pursuit of great, and so much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this engaging episode featuring Peter!

The power of gratitude.

When it comes to success when was the last time you heard someone mention gratitude? Seriously! So many words often come up when Tony talks with his guests about their definition of success but gratitude rarely gets mentioned, until today. On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from Peter Lynch as he shares why gratitude is so important to his view of success. Combined with his emphasis on gratitude, Peter also mentions the value of living with intention and moving toward purpose. To hear more about Peters unique perspective on success, make sure to listen to this powerful episode!

Why it can be helpful to embrace your fears.

What is your attitude toward fear? Do you push it away and avoid all situations that elicit fear? Is there a better way to handle fear than to simply avoid it? What would it look like to harness or embrace your fears? On this episode of BeFulfilled, Peter Lynch explains why he doesn’t think of fear as a purely negative emotion. If you care deeply about something significant in your life, you are going to fear losing it. In many ways, the presence of fear serves to highlight the importance of something in your life. Learn more about Peter’s take on fear and how it relates to his exciting new project to help leaders host effective meetings by listening to this episode!

Hosting more effective meetings.

Can you remember the last time you attended a meeting that was worth your time? If you find yourself struggling to recall one, you aren’t alone! For too long, men and women have suffered through some of the most boring and useless meetings without one thought toward innovating this stagnant tool. Finally, there is movement toward reassessing and reevaluating how leaders can host more effective meetings. On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from Peter Lynch as he reveals why he is working to bring a new approach to the way we’ve conducted meetings. You don’t have to keep doing things the way they’ve always been done! Discover more about Peter’s innovative approach on this episode!

Sacrificing good in the pursuit of great.

Did you know that there are good things in your life right now that are getting in the way of the great things you could be doing? It’s true! Too often, leaders get caught up in tasks and practices that end up limiting their time and energy that could be used more effectively. On this episode, you’ll hear from Peter Lynch as he explains why he’s committed to sacrificing the good things in his life in order to pursue great opportunities. At the end of the day, this mindset is directly tied to Peter’s work to help leaders host more effective meetings. Is there a ton of things you could do to fill up a meeting? Sure! But what if you could scrap all the “Good thing” you could do to focus on one thing that will make a significant impact? Go deeper with Peter’s perspective on sacrificing good in pursuit of great and more on this powerful episode of BeFulfilled!

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • [0:30] Tony introduces his guest, Peter Lynch.
  • [1:30] Peter opens up about his definition of success and his childhood.
  • [8:30] What was Peter’s early career like?
  • [14:00] Challenges and opportunities faced along the way.
  • [16:00] Peter talks about stepping out on his own and embracing fear.
  • [24:30] What has Peter fired up?
  • [26:00] Why does Peter want to make meetings better?
  • [29:00] Sacrificing good in the pursuit of great.
  • [31:00] Lessons learned along the way.
  • [33:00] Why Peter loves working with others and thoughts about his new business.
  • [39:00] Peter enters the Fulfillment Round.

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