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Key Takeaways from Three-and-a-Half Hours with Henry Rollins

Today we close our quick, two-part series on takeaways from Authority Rainmaker by focusing on the lessons learned by listening to Henry Rollins. Rollins, of course, gave the closing keynote at Authority Rainmaker. He then spoke at Boulder Theater the next night. Jerod was in attendance for both.

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Rapid-Fire Takeaways from Authority Rainmaker

Authority Rainmaker came and went two weeks ago, but its impact is still being felt. In this episode, Demian and Jerod go back and forth delivering quick-hit takeaways from the conference that stuck with them once they left Denver.

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Do We Celebrate Failure Too Much?

The only people who don’t fail are people who don’t try anything outside of their comfort zones, which is no way to grow. So a certain amount of failure is not only okay, it’s desirable. But have we reached a point where we are now over-glorifying failure? Jerod and Demian dive deep and discuss.

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Choose Yourself Part 2: James Altucher Fights Back

Jerod and Demian thought they were all done talking about the concept of choosing yourself … but then Seth Godin commented, and James Altucher reached out wanting to discuss further and clarify his position, and so they decided to record Choose Yourself Part 2.

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How to Learn from Your Successes

We all know about the importance of learning from mistakes. “Fail forward,” as they say. But we shouldn’t just look at our successes as magical moments when everything went right and think these experiences do not hold significant lessons of their own.

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How to Learn From Your Mistakes

In this episode of The Lede, Demian and I share personal stories of mistakes we’ve made — some big and some small — and how we learned from them, and we describe the thought process necessary to do so consistently.

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