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“People were putting time against the things that didn’t really matter most to them, and they would then not have the energy for the things that did. I thought I could create a system and a process for people to ensure that they can align what matters most to them in their lives with where they spent their energy.” – Molly Fletcher
In the face of 24/7 pressure, how do we reset ourselves to achieve our best and most fulfilling life? How do we make the most of our 24 hours a day, 168 hours a week, 52 weeks a year? Today’s Finding Brave guest has constructed a creative solution that will empower each of us to do this in a doable, constructive way. It is a game-changing approach to giving more of yourself to what’s most important, and wasting less of your precious time and resources on what’s not.
In her message to audiences around the world, Molly Fletcher shares the unconventional techniques she used to thrive in her former career as a top sports agent and now as a successful entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author. Hailed as “the female Jerry Maguire,” Molly negotiated over $500 million in contracts and represented hundreds of sports’ biggest stars. She’s the founder of Game Changer Negotiation Training and the host of the Game Changers with Molly Fletcher podcast. She’s the author of five books, and her latest book, The Energy Clock is available in bookstores everywhere now.
Everyone will make mistakes in life, but as Molly reveals, it’s important that we remember to be gentle with ourselves and slow down to listen to what our true priorities in life really are.
Highlights from this Episode:
- How Molly got her start as a sports agent, and where she got the confidence to do this work straight out of college [6:20]
- Her experiences as a female sports agent in a male-dominated industry, plus why she feels being female was an advantage [7:38]
- Why Molly wrote her latest book, and what she wants readers to understand about the important concepts she talks about in it [11:33]
- What is draining people of their energy most in today’s world, and the fine line that exists between achievement and fulfillment [16:40]
- The important realization Molly made during a particularly busy time in her professional life [19:49]
- How to prioritize when you have many things that you feel matter [27:12]
- An example from Molly’s own life when she knew that she had to make a significant change [30:54]
- Her best tips and strategies for really getting clear on what matters most [34:44]
For More Information:
Molly’s Latest Book, The Energy Clock: 3 Simple Steps to Create a Life Full of ENERGY – and Live Your Best Every Day & Her Other Works
Kathy’s Forbes.com interview with Molly, Intimidated To Negotiate For Yourself? 5 Critical Strategies To Help You Nail It
Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday
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“My parents always taught me to go for it, and they always taught me that there was more in me than maybe I even realized.” [6:26]
“I would say that 80 percent of the conversations with my athletes or coaches was about their life, and helping them navigate opportunities or challenges.” [9:26]
“What always breaks my heart is when people go through life, they get to the end of their life and they don’t really know if the way they spent their time and energy is really aligned with the people or things that matter most.” [14:07]
“People are miserable because we know that money and things are not going to make us happy. Happiness comes from the inside-out.” [16:57]
“Rejuvenation and rest is so incredibly important and today we have to schedule it. We have to be intentional about it.” [28:21]
“What is your real purpose? Filter your decisions through that.” [31:44]
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