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Episode 173- Gary Keller on Leading with Purpose

July 6, 2023 • Business Leaders
Gary Keller, Keller Williams

Gary Keller is the founder and chairman of the board for Keller Williams Realty, the largest real estate franchise in North America. Gary took his company and his philosophy of “people helping people” nationally, then internationally. He is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. A recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and finalist for Inc. Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Keller is widely recognized as a top business leader. On this episode, we explore the leadership frameworks that Gary has developed over the years to help you cut through the clutter, be more productive, and master what matters most to you.

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Show Notes

  • Gary’s definition of leadership (4:33)
  • Why every great leader has a training calendar (6:50)
  • Why he views Keller Williams as a training and coaching company (8:53)
  • What do high performers do differently than everyone else? (11:36)
  • Gary’s formula for prioritization: What’s your mission, vision, values and beliefs? (13:19)
  • The 1-3-5 rule for goal setting (GPS = 1 goal, 3 priorities, 5 strategies) (14:55)
  • Win the morning, win the day (16:38)
  • Be intentional in your relationships (18:29)
  • At the end of your life, be able to say “I’m glad I did” not “I wish I had.” (20:13)
  • Why you shouldn’t seek a “balanced life” (22:49)
  • Getting comfortable with the idea of failure to maximize your potential (24:59)
  • Why high performers are model builders (27:42)
  • Happiness happens on the way to fulfillment (28:35)
  • The sooner you can attach a purpose to what you do, the faster you will gain clarity (30:44)
  • No one succeeds alone; no one fails alone. (32:14)
  • Who are your 5 financial wealth determiners? (33:24)
  • The four things to look for in your key relationships (35:32)
  • John Maxwell’s The Law of the Lid (39:15)
  • Leadership starts with leading yourself (40:24)

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