Joe Casabona is an entrepreneur who struggled during the pandemic. You’ll learn about how he figured out a way forward with therapy and help from his wife. One of my favorite parts of this interview is how he uses a journal to grow his self-awareness.
Highlights from the interview:
- How he built his patience from helping his mom with her computer issues.
- How he built his empathy.
- What his routine is around building self-awareness has helped him grow as a father and build his business.
- Being the person that isn’t surprised that someone hasn’t seen an amazing movie.
- How he describes his inner voice.
- Being a better parent though working with your emotions.
- Growing up in the 80’s and how parenting has changed.
- How his daughter helped him when he was having an anxiety attack.
- Why he sought therapy to help him with his relationship with his kids.
- How the culture of boys is different from 30 years ago.
- Pulling away the layers and seeing that we are all messed up.
- Building our empathy to help build better relationships.
- Struggles during the pandemic.
- How others perceive us is not how we perceive ourselves.
- The importance of self awareness in life.
- How he reduced his propensity to make snap judgements about others.
- Debunking our biases and how it helps us in our careers.
- Why negative stories are more fun, but we need to break this habit.
- Why parenting can feel like a total nightmare.
- Why he is so curious about things in his life.
- The importance of building something the “right way”, from his values.
- How he uses his journal to help him grow.
- How his journal helps him keep his life in proper perspective.
- How gratitude plays a big part in his life.
- We often forget the hard things, but it’s important to remember these things to help remind us of how good we have it now.
- How a gratitude
- Most impactful book, podcast and tool that he uses to stay focused.
You can learn more about Joe over at Casabona.org. You can also subscribe and listen to his “How I Built It” podcast. If you want to connect with him on LinkedIn.
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