Mic on a stand: Justin Khanna Interview

Goals that Make an Impact with Justin Khanna

In this interview, you’ll learn how to use mental models to make better decisions. Justin Khanna is a Michelin-trained chef turned education entrepreneur. One of my favorite parts of this interview was when he shared how frameworks helped him overcome his inner blocks around money.

Highlights from the interview:

  • Justin shares his story about turning from a chef into an entrepreneur.
  • He dissects how he got into the culinary arts.
  • Three core parts of our inner voice.
  • Why a lot of people struggle with apathy.
  • Using mental frameworks to get to the heart of an issue.
  • The power of learning from the right people.
  • Developing systems that you can’t trust kills people’s productivity.
  • How guardrails can help us be more creative.
  • Being able to say “No” to projects that aren’t a fit for your future self.
  • Why ego can be your enemy.
  • Shooting for the goal that will make you truly happy.
  • Building something more sustainable.
  • Focusing on the larger goals will help you make better decisions each day.
  • How he almost burned his apartment down.
  • How Tim Ferriss changed how he looked at his career.
  • Understanding how to create and execute your goals.
  • What was really holding him back from growing his business.
  • How his beliefs around money had him stuck.
  • Alex Hormozi’s framework around building a better business.
  • Most impactful book and favorite toy as a kid.

You can learn more about Justin Khanna over at his personal website and Repertoire where he teaches hospitality professionals how to build a career. You can also connect with him on his YouTube channel and LinkedIn.

And as always, if you have any questions or want to submit a guest for the podcast that you think would be amazing, just reach out to me on the Dig to Fly website, and I’ll do my best to get them on. If you enjoy the interview, please take 30 seconds to rate the Dig to Fly podcast on your favorite platform. Thanks!

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