“Common sense is not common practice.” — Brian Buffini
People write in all the time wanting to know more about Brian Buffini and asking for his advice. In this episode, show producer, David Lally, asks Brian several of the questions sent in from listeners. Brian discusses the strong influence his parents had on him, the wisdom he learned from his father, his commitment to life-long improvement and what he’s excited about for the future.
You’ll learn how he stays positive and motivated, even when he’s having a rough week; how to apply common sense principles to create a lasting business and positive business culture; and the books he most commonly recommends to people who come to him for advice.
You’ll not only get to know Brian better, you’ll also gain timeless advice to apply to your business and life.
Inspirational quotes from today’s interview:
“Can you put your name to that?” — George Buffini
“There were people who had come before me; who’d been there and done that. And there were many people who were willing to share how they got where they were.” — Brian Buffini
“Sometimes having nowhere else to go is a pretty good place.” — Brian Buffini
“I became a self-educated man and went from making a living to making a fortune.” — Brian Buffini
“If they’ll follow the formulas for success, they’ll become as successful as they want to be.” — Brian Buffini
“I never want to lead by the example of being wasteful.” — Brian Buffini
“I don’t believe principles change; tactics do.” — Brian Buffini
“In their heart of hearts, people know common sense when they hear it.” — Brian Buffini
“It’s a good life; it’s not always a great life.” — Brian Buffini
“There’s a lot of help in your daily routines.” — Brian Buffini
“I control my attitude and I control my effort.” — Brian Buffini
“The basic need for an entrepreneur is to find a need and fill a need.” — Brian Buffini
“My life is too busy to deal with just talkers.” — Brian Buffini
“I’m still learning. I’m still growing. I’m still getting better.” — Brian Buffini
Mentioned in the episode:
Dr. Seuss Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Jerry Bridges Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts
Og Mandino The Greatest Salesman in the World
George Clason The Richest Man in Babylon
Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover
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