276 | Happy Birthday to Me: The Top 2 Things I Learned This Year

In this episode of The Greatness Machine, I will dive into the importance of embracing stress to test personal growth and explore how starting a new business brought unexpected challenges. I will also share my struggle with anxiety and my realization about the pitfalls of people pleasing. Join me as I discuss the tools that have helped me build the muscle of awareness and the power of confronting conflicts early for healthier relationships.

In this episode, I talked about:

  • Understanding your own worth and finding a healthier approach to stress and anxiety
  • Darius shares two challenges he faced during the launch of his new business
  • The importance of building the muscle of awareness
  • Darius talks about his No People Pleasing (No PP) mantra
  • The value of embracing conflict earlier to ensure healthier relationships
  • And other topics…

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.

The Greatness Machine shares lessons on how to framework your drive for results, create limitless space, and win the war on talent.

My team and I are on a mission to help YOU create a cultural revolution. I want to teach you how to build a core value driven organization. 



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