00:00 • Introduction and Background
06:20 • Overcoming Tragedy and Finding Purpose
08:54 • Reframing Adversity and Innovating Through Challenges
11:48 • The Grit System: Get it Done, Reframe Thinking, Impact Others, Take Responsibility
21:44 • Building a Personal Brand and Leveraging Digital Marketing
28:33 • The Power of Authenticity in Branding and Building Trust
36:37 • Reframing Challenges and Switching Focus
45:51 • Achieving Balance Through Time Blocking and the Five Pillars
53:35 • Developing Grit and Leading Like a Legend

Episode takeaways
  • Choose your own grit and embrace challenges as opportunities for growth.
  • Surround yourself with a culture of excellence and seek out mentors and advisors who can push you to do hard things.
  • Focus on your strengths and leverage the strengths of others to strengthen your weaknesses.
  • Build strong relationships and prioritize networking to create opportunities.
  • Embrace failure as a learning experience and reframe your thinking to find opportunities in adversity.
  • Take responsibility for your actions and their impact on others.
  • Use digital marketing strategies to build your personal brand and reach a wider audience. Authenticity is crucial in branding and building trust. Show people the real you.
  • Understand your expertise and create your own category to stand out.
  • Reframe challenges instead of giving up. Switch your focus and innovate.
  • Balance is achieved by time blocking and following the five pillars: get it done, reframe, innovate, impact others, and take responsibility.
  • The book ‘Hunt or Be Hunted’ provides a guide to developing grit and leading like a legend.
  • Connect with Lara Jones on LinkedIn and visit her website for more resources.

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