222: Ken Coleman on The Proximity Principle: The Proven Strategy That Will Lead to a Career You Love

By May 13, 2019Podcast

In this episode, you’ll hear Ken Coleman share about his new book, “The Proximity Principle: The Proven Strategy That Will Lead To A Career You Love.


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Ken’s Bio:

Ken Coleman is the host of The Ken Coleman Show and the top-rated EntreLeadership Podcast, and author of One Question: Life-Changing Answers from Today’s Leading Voices. An acclaimed interviewer and broadcaster, Coleman equips, encourages and entertains listeners through thought-provoking interviews, helping them grow their businesses, pursue their passions, and move toward a fulfilled purpose. You can follow him on Twitter at @KenColeman, on Instagram at @KenWColeman, and online at kencolemanshow.com or facebook.com/KenColemanHost.

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Questions Asked:

  • What is the Proximity Principle? Why did you write this?
  • One theme I saw throughout the book was “Ownership” You said, “If I was ever  going to be a broadcaster, it was up to me and me alone…” Can you talk about how important it is for people to “own their dreams?
  • “People who can help you are working hard and not focused on helping In the book, you talk about 5 people to look for as you begin your climb toward the dream job… Two that you talk about are Mentors and Producers… You said: you! No one is sitting around thinking about how they can help you find their dream job.
  • What are some intentional things people can do to get noticed by mentors and producers?
  • In the book you say, In order to get help, you need to be the kind of person people want to help! Be a learner!….Can you talk about having a willingness to learn and be teachable?
  • A theme I saw throughout the book is a willingness to be patient, can you talk about patience and what you’ve learned about it through your journey?
  • In the book, you also talk about 5 places that everyone can expect to encounter on their climb… You made a statement, “Every place matters!” Can you talk about the importance of valuing every place?”
  • Anything else you want to leave leaders with today

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