300: Live and lead without limits or procrastination with Sam Horn

Sam Horn, author of SOMEDAY is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Sam Horn and Bill Ringle discuss the strategies and shortcuts to living a full life absent of limiting beliefs and habits that hold you back rather than propel you into the rich experiences available to each of us in our business or personal lives.

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Top 3 Takeaways from this Interview

  • Our legacy it is not something we leave at the end of our life, but something we create and leave every day of our life.
  • Ideas, books, and businesses in our head help no one, so we need to create, not to compete or compare, but to get it out in the world.
  • We make our living from our mind and if we don’t write it down, the muse gets ticked and goes away.

Interview Insights

  • Mr. Bowers, her high school librarian, shared a drawing of a mustang with Sam, giving shape to her identity and empowering her lifelong journey.
  • Getting our idea out in the world does not come from arrogance.
  • Perfectionism is just a fancy name for procrastination.
  • We have a responsibility to share our lessons learned.
  • What we really need is physical distancing, not social distancing.
  • Work and recreation, passion and profession, are the same, not separate.
  • If someone reading your book will benefit, not only do you have the right to write, you have a responsibility to write.
  • We don’t want to be out of sight and out of mind. We want to be top of mind.

Read the Show Notes from this Episode

  • Sam Horn shares a piece of sage advice given to her by Mr. Bowers, her high school librarian that played a huge role on her philosophy in life. [01:35]
  • Sam shares a great example of how a book can leave a legacy. [05:27]
  • When people can quote you, that means you left an impact. Sam gives an example. [09:30]
  • Sam shares why writers have an obligation to write. [16:33]
  • My Quest for the Best Lightning Round. [29:05]

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Expert Bio

Sam Horn, author of SOMEDAY is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Sam Horn is the Founder/CEO of the Intrigue Agency and the Tongue Fu! Training Institute.

Her 9 books – including Tongue Fu!, POP! Washington Post bestseller Got Your Attention? and SOMEDAY is Not a Day in the Week – have been featured in New York Times, Fast Company, endorsed by Seth Godin, Tony Robbins, and Dan Pink, and presented to hundreds of organizations worldwide including Intel, Cisco, Capital One, Accenture, Nationwide, Boeing, YPO and EO.

In addition to being Executive Director of the world-renowned Maui Writers Conference for 17 years, she was the Pitch Coach for Springboard Enterprises which has helped women entrepreneurs generate more than $10 billion in funding.

Sam’s three TEDx talks have been viewed more than a half-million times and her LinkedIn communication series is used by organizations like Walmart and Wells Fargo to train their employees how to communicate more clearly and confidently.

As the Intrigue Expert, she has helped hundreds of clients – including Terry Jones, founder of Travelocity, Nell Merlin, co-founder of Take Your Daughter to Work Day, Charlie Pellerin, Project Manager of the Hubble Telescope, Sandra Joseph, 10 year Broadway star as Christine in Phantom of the Opera, creates one-of-a-kind brands, books, TEDx talks that catapulted their careers.

Sheri Salata, former Executive Producer of the Oprah Winfrey Show says, “Sam is one of the bright lights and most accessible wisdom sharers in our culture today.”

Resources Mentioned During the Interview

Contact Info for Sam Horn

Web address:https://samhorn.com/

Travels from: Austin, Texas

Books by Sam Horn

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