Episode #139: The Do-Over with Jon Acuff

October 3, 2018

Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author of five books including his most recent, Do Over: Make today the first day of your new career.For 19 years he’s helped some of the biggest brands in the world tell their story, including The Home Depot, Bose, Staples, and the Dave Ramsey Team. Most recently he’s spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, companies and churches. Featured regularly on national media, Jon has been seen on CNN, Fox News, Good Day LA and several other key outlets.In addition, Jon is also a big proponent of social media with blogs that have been read by 4 million people and more than 280,000 twitter followers. In 2010 he used his influence with his tribe to build two kindergartens in Vietnam. Jon lives with his wife Jenny and two daughters in Nashville, TN.

Topics discussed:

  • Jon’s personal do over
  • Why it’s important to have a do over ‘advocate'
  • The 4 things that you will eventually encounter in your career 
  • 70% of people feel dissatisfied with their jobs and careers so what should they base career moves on do overs on?
  • Advice for corporate professionals considering becoming corporate refugees
  • The importance of a support network
  • Resources the book provides to help people embark upon their own do over
  • 5 rules Jon and his wife Jenny gave their 13 year old daughter when she joined Instagram
  • The Phoenix Suns and the Boston Celtics (just for fun!)

Show Notes:

Jon’s website: Acuff.me

Book website: Doover.me

Twitter: @JonAcuff

Facebook: www.facebook.com/authorjonacuff/

Jon’s books: 

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Your host and occasional cybernetic organism, Steve Glaveski, is committed to helping people better navigate the growing uncertainty that technology change brings, in order to survive, thrive, create more value for the world and lead more fulfilling lives.

Steve is the CEO and co-founder of innovation accelerator Collective Campus, founder of children's entrepreneurship program Lemonade Stand, author of Amazon best-seller The Innovation Manager's Handbook and the Wiley book, Employee to Entrepreneur, investor in blockchain based fractional property investment platform Konkrete and is a keynote speaker and startup advisor.

When not fighting T-1000s Steve can be found in the gym, hiking, skating at the beach, attempting standup comedy, at a heavy metal show or socially lubricating at a whisky bar.

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