Episode 22: [Foundation] How to figure out what you’re good and bad at w/Nathan Brooks

Danny Johnson / 2 comments

Listen / Share / Download

Show Notes

Nathan Brooks is a dad, husband, worship leader, and real estate investor in Kansas City. He’s also a foodie, coffee addict and Crossfit junkie. He’s a real deal real estate investor that did about 60 deals last year and plans to do even more this year.

On today’s episode we talk about how to quickly realize what you’re good at and should focus on, and what you’re not so good at and shouldn’t be doing.
Nathan mentions that if there is a pile of papers on your desk, that’s a pretty good way to figure out what you don’t like doing…

A great piece of advice for hiring people to do tasks for you that won’t require a full-time position is to hire friends, family, neighbors, etc to work with you part-time. It’s a great way to spend time with people that you don’t get to see too often and get things off your plate.

We also talk about how being able to explain the exact processes you use in your work to other people helps you to clarify exactly what you exactly do, and improves the processes because you realize things that you wouldn’t if you just continued to mindlessly do the tasks.

An unexpected turn for the podcast was also a powerful realization. Forgiveness is a big deal in the health of organizations. As you start to work with more and more people, it’s very important to be open to forgiveness so that you can work through issues and improve the processes along the way.

Recommended Books

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World

Unbeatable Mind: Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level (Third Edition)

Links

The Tim Ferriss Show

RadioLab

Bridgequity.com

Please Rate and Review

This is my simple request: If you enjoy the podcast and look forward to hearing a lot more episodes, I would be very grateful, happy, beholden and otherwise indebted to you to rate and review the podcast on iTunes.

It’s your choice and I do not want you to feel at all obligated. But I’d love it if you would subscribe and leave a rating and review.

Ratings and reviews allow the podcast to be seen by more people, which will help me achieve my goal of helping as many others as we can to get started in the house flipping business and change their lives.

Click here to rate and review our podcast! 🙂

Not sure how to leave a rating and review? Click here to view the instructions (it only takes 2 minutes)

How to Subscribe to the Podcast

There will be a brand new episode every single week, so be sure to subscribe and receive each episode as it’s released.

subscribe
iTunes Subscribe on iTunes Stitcher Subscribe on Stitcher

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 awesome responses to “Episode 22: [Foundation] How to figure out what you’re good and bad at w/Nathan Brooks”

  1. Mikle S on

    I always struggle with Stitcher.

    HOw do I actually download the podcast instead of stream it several times over?

    I hover then left click on the download bar where the download icon is….i get nothing to download.

    I right click on the download icon…nothing either.

    Please help.