251 | Matt Higgins (Part 2) | Mindset Mastery: Navigating Failures and Finding Opportunities

During the conversation, Darius and Matt explore the transformative concepts from Burn the Boats, discussing how these principles can reshape one’s approach to challenges, turning them into stepping stones for unprecedented success. They also delve into the intricate dynamics of co-founder relationships, shedding light on both the challenges and strategies in navigating this crucial aspect of entrepreneurship.

In this episode, Matt and I talked about:

  • Burning the boats for goals, not tactics
  • Matt explains the four-step risk matrix he uses before committing to a goal
  • The importance of consulting the right people when developing a business idea
  • The concept of agenda-less supporters
  • The critical aspect of choosing the right partners in business and personal life
  • The impact of personal relationships on professional success
  • The challenges of co-founder relationships
  • Matt explains the purpose of his book Burn the Boats
  • And other topics…

Meet Matt:

Matt Higgins is a versatile entrepreneur and sports executive. Co-founder of RSE Ventures with Stephen M. Ross, he’s involved in diverse industries, including sports, entertainment, and technology. Formerly the Executive VP of the New York Jets, Higgins is also known for his role as a guest shark on “Shark Tank.”

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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