An interview with John Jantsch about how being self-reliant can help you achieve success, the role of our mind, body, and spirit in our entrepreneurial journey, the most common frustration entrepreneurs have, how to overcome self-doubt and his best career advice.
Welcome to the 61st episode of 5 Questions with Dan Schawbel. As your host, my goal is to curate the best advice from the world’s smartest and most interesting people by asking them just 5 questions.
This episodes guest:
My guest today is author, speaker, and entrepreneur, John Jantsch. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, John attended the University of Kansas City before creating his now widely popular Duct Tape Marketing System, which trains and licenses small business consultants. Throughout his career, he’s written several books, including Duct Tape Marketing, Duct Tape Selling, The Referral Engine, and The Commitment Engine. John has been an early adopter of new technologies, including blogging and podcasting, which he uses to communicate strategies and tactics to help small business owners succeed.
The 5 questions I ask in this episode:
- How can remaining self-reliant help people achieve success?
- What is the role of mind, body, and spirit in the entrepreneurial journey?
- You’ve coached many businesspeople in your career. What is the most common frustration they have and what advice have you given to help them overcome it?
- How do aspiring entrepreneurs overcome self-doubt?
- What is your best piece of career advice?
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