Nov 3, 2017
Master Coach and author Willie Hooks, author of “The Inner Game of Raising Private Money” shares his tips on money and feeling trapped by limiting beliefs in the stories we tell ourselves. We talk about breaking abstract goals down to tangible, realistic tasks, and contrasting perfectionism and procrastination as two things that hold people back. We also discuss laying the groundwork for reconnecting with our higher selves and the role of meditation. Start listening to your feelings and seeing what people come to you for and you will discover what you are passionate about.
1:28 - Introducing Willie and some background on his career.
1:57 - Background on how Willie has influenced Tom and how they know each other.
2:47 - Information on his coaching practice.
4:02 - Using his passion for helping people as a way to share his knowledge, experiences, and tools with others.
8:59 - Willie’s perspective on finding a passion or your “big why,” as well as his approach to business.
13:14 - The value of giving back.
14:11 - Perspectives on money; knowing what the big target in your career is and using your passion as fuel to achieve that.
16:56 - The difference between happiness and fulfillment - fulfillment coming from contributing to other people.
20:25 - Willie’s tips for discovering what you’re passionate about - finding something that fulfills you and moving towards doing more of it.
24:57 - Feeling trapped by limiting beliefs in the stories we tell ourselves and resolving that by changing the stories.
26:22 - Getting started on finding your passion by listening to your feelings and by seeing what people come to you for.
28:26 - Taking next steps through recognizing the small shifts you can make and being observant to the things that come to you.
29:33 - Willie’s Three Rs.
33:31 - Groundwork for reconnecting with our higher selves; the role of meditation and the analogy of the conveyor belt.
38:04 - Contrasting perfectionism and procrastination as two things that hold people back and connecting that to Willie’s book, The Inner Game of Raising Private Money.
42:56 - Breaking abstract goals down in tangible, realistic tasks.
Resources and Links Mentioned:
Contact Willie at and include “Bank Free Blueprint” in the subject line.