• 331: Andy Andrews | Sweet the Little Things, Be Different, Choice, Perspective, Responsibility, A Meaningful Life


    “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Winston Churchill.

    Hailed by a New York Times reporter as “someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America,” Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, The Noticer, The Traveler’s Gift, and recently The Little Things. He is also an in-demand speaker for the world’s largest organizations.

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    Zig Ziglar said, “Andy Andrews is the best speaker I have ever seen.”

    In this episode Andy shares his wisdom to help inspire each of us to live a more meaningful life. We discuss his book, The Little Things, which is all about why we should sweet the small stuff as it these little things that can make BIG difference in our lives.

    What we discuss in this episode

    • It is our perspectives that have the biggest impact to our behaviours and reality.
    • Thoughts on why doing the little things really do matter.
    • Responsibility for your life, hope and control. Choice is the essence of responsibility.
    • Free Will, what is true and what is the truth.
    • Thoughts are the creation of all things in our life and for that we can control.
    • Compare yourself only to your potential, no one else.
    • Be different not average. Be yourself. Look at the industry, you vision and go not where others have gone, make new tracks.
    • Quit listening to yourself and start talking to yourself again.

    Quick round questions

    Do you have any routines and rituals that you believe contribute to your success?

    Wake up early and be quiet.

    What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?

    Quit listening to yourself and start talking to yourself again. And question your beliefs. Just because you believe something to be true doesn’t mean it is.

    What is the meaning of success?

    What is a successful life? Being able to have time to do the things that I love and be with the people I love. Financially it means to be able not to think about money.

    What is your number one productivity advice?

    Count to three and just get moving.

    What advice would you give someone that needing/wanting to make change?

    Favourite Food

    Chicken and Dumplings

    Favourite Leisure Activity


    Favourite Book

    The Old Man and the Boy by  Robert Ruark

    The Little Things: Why You Really Should Sweat the Small Stuff by Andy Andrews

    Listen to my Book Reflection here.

    Favourite Quote

    “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Winston Churchill.

    Do we all have a why?

    People can find a why. There is a difference between harnessing a why and knowing the why.

    What does living with passion and purpose mean?

    It makes life worth living. Find your purpose and go after it and live life as an exciting adventure, daring and fun. Don’t short change yourself.

    Find Andy Andrews at his website here. 

    If you are looking for a coach to assist you in finding your why reach out to me and schedule a free consultation call. No obligations- if it’s a fit for both of us it be awesome to work together. Use this link. 

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