Episode 46

Weakness Is Strength

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It’s intuitive to think of a weakness as a liability. A tennis player with a weak backhand, for example, would naturally worry that his opponent will exploit his weakness. He must play to his strengths and work on his weak points. Otherwise, he will be wiped off the court.

Many brokers carry over a similar mindset to business, which unfortunately puts them into an entrepreneurial trap. In this episode of Mortgage Broker Acceleration, James Veigli and Ash Playsted explain why a fundamental mindset shift is required. Tune in to discover why brokers don’t need to worry about their weaknesses (and what they should be doing instead).

The Key Questions

  • What is the entrepreneurial trap? (3:06)
  • Is it true that brokers don’t need to be good at everything to build a successful business? (4:39)
  • What are the differences between being a player vs. being a captain vs. being a coach? (8:10)
  • Why is individual specialisation important? (13:07)

What You’ll Discover

  • The sports vs. business comparison (0:48)
  • The childish vs. adult approach to business (9:47)
  • Being a good player in a great team vs. being a great individual player (12:10)
  • What to do with your weaknesses (16:19)

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