At the age of just 26, John was named CEO of an international Rockefeller foundation, overseeing projects in 20 countries and reporting directly to the Chairman of the Board, Winthrop P. Rockefeller III. Three years later Inc. Magazine’s “Zinc Online” recognized him as one of America’s up and coming young business leaders. John has twice been named as one of the Top 100 Business Thought Leaders in America and has been recognized on a global list of the top 100 Thought Leaders in the area of “Trustworthy Business Behavior.”
John shares an incredible amount of information with us in this episode. Listen to the whole thing to get the full context, but I wanted to give you the quick and dirty run-down of what we covered.
3 Watchwords of Excellence: Focus, Discipline, Action
Formula for Success
(T + C + ECF)DE
(Talent x Culture x Extreme Customer Focus)Disciplined Execution
Importance of clear expectations & radical honesty.
How to gain decades of experience in a short time. (Hint: read)
The one question to ask yourself after reading something to ensure you gain the most value.
How does he define success?
There’s a lot in this episode, and you’ll want to listen with a pen and paper to take copious notes. We cover a lot of ground in a very short amount of time, and it’s all good stuff you can use RIGHT NOW.
Big thanks to John for taking the time to share a wealth of knowledge, I know I appreciate it, and I hope you guys do too!
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