Episode Date September 6, 2022
Featured Guest Bobby Herrera
Featured Book "The Gift of Struggle" by Bobby Herrera

Episode Summary

Bobby Herrera reading from his book The Gift of Struggle, and discussing welcoming the journey of navigating life’s challenges.

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Bobby Herrera, author of The Gift of Struggle, is the co-founder and CEO of Populus Group. He is also a proud U.S Army Veteran, an unwavering champion for the underdog, and, most importantly, an all-pro dad to three amazing kids.

Bobby reads two pages from his book, ‘The Gift of Struggle.’ [reading begins at 5:47]

Hear us discuss:

  • Being an underdog, but not disempowered: “One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves in leadership is, ‘Who am I becoming?’ and staying on that journey–imperfectly, but consistently.” [2:33]
  • How intimidating struggle can be when coupled with inexperience: “We all have a PhD in struggle.” [8:25]
  • “The long way is the shortcut.” [14:54]
  • Renewing the commitment to struggle: “Asking for help is a sign of strength.” [15:30]

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Resources:

Bobby Herrera | Website | LinkedIn | The Gift of Struggle: Life-Changing Lessons About Leading

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Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier

I'm the author of five books that have collectively sold more than a million copies. I'm the founder of Box of Crayons, a learning and development company that helps organizations move from advice-driven to curiosity-led. I'm the host of the *2 Pages with MBS* podcast.

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