Michael Anderson: Finding The Joy And Loving The Feeling Of Success

Welcome to the Steve Jobs based Join Up Dots Free Podcast Interview with Michael Anderson

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R Michael AndersonMy guest today, on the Steve Jobs inspired Join Up Dots free podcast interview is with a man who has had a fascinating and arduous journey to where he is today.

He is the founder of The Executive JOY Institute, and specializes in teaching organizations, leaders, and individuals how to become even more successful through psychology, emotional intelligence, and mindfulness.

Which if you have listened to episodes of Join Up Dots you will have heard similiar guests speak of such work.

Where today’s guest differs is by the age of thirty-five, he had founded three international software companies, played semi-professional basketball (yes, he’s really six-foot nine!), and partied at the Playboy Mansion which sounds pretty amazing life affirming stuff.

But our guest didn’t agree and knew that he wasn’t happy.

Hard drugs, alcohol, a divorce, and a nasty lawsuit brought him to a low point where he needed to ask himself the big questions in life.

A quest for change included earning a master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from the prestigious University of Santa Monica.

And now he has taught leaders around the world, from Panama to the Philippines to Australia and Mexico, and has worked with a broad range of clients, including Microsoft and SAP

So is he what he would consider to be happy now or still searching for something unattainable to him……simple contentment in life?

And why does he think that we all set out on a path that appears to be wrong at the beginning even thouh the clues are all around us?

Well let’s find out as we bring onto the show to start joining up dots with the one and only Mr R Michael Anderson

 

Show Highlights

During the show we discussed such weighty topics with Michael Anderson such as:

Why he now believes that coming to grips with our feelings is one of the quickest ways to achieve massive success in our lives……let the gut lead the way and its rarely wrong..

Why he had to make a decision to change his life for one of travel and freedom of location as he knew it would be the right one for him in the long term.

We discuss why we fail so much through the education systems lack of inspiation and focus on failures…surely it should be strengths all the way?

Michael shares the “Should or Fear” process of decision making in his life which he applies everyday.

and lastly….

Why the Buddist prinicples of “It is” is such a powerful way to operating in a business. By accepting everything for what it is, we dont waste time trying to change things into what it should never be.

 

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