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099: Shawn Douglass | Hushing The Inner Bully
Episode 9910th May 2021 • The Success Finder Podcast • Brandon Straza
00:00:00 00:27:29

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Shawn Douglass is a father, husband, entrepreneur, coach, speaker, and all-around smart ass. He loves thinking outside the box and pushing others to break through their limiting beliefs. In his free time, Shawn loves cycling, hiking, all things digital marketing, and dabbling in real estate. As the Co-Founder of The GROWTH Lab, he serves as the chief strategist and idea guy. 

In this episode, Shawn talks about Hushing the inner bully. He explains how we go from Education being a chore to being a privilege. Shawn lets us know when you tap into a Mastermind with people on a journey, you get to tap into their experiences. Check it out!

[00:01 – 02:58] Opening Segment

  • I introduce our guest, Shawn Douglass
  • I briefly talk about the great values that await you in this episode
  • Connect with our guest. See links below.

[02:59 – 08:15] Shawn’s learning journey and Masterminds

  • How Shawn’s learning changed from his early years vs today
  • Education being a chore to being a privilege
  • Shawn’s Coaches and Masterminds
  • Unleash U Now
  • How Masterminds have helped Shawn
  • Tapping into other people’s experiences

[08:16 – 16:54] Self-Education and Shawn’s reality

  • The parallels of self-education and standard education moving forward
  • How society domesticates us through traditional education
  • What to expect when working with Shawn and The Growth Lab
  • Book recommendations from Shawn
  • Success Stories from Shawn’s Mastermind

[16:55 – 27:29] Creating Success

  • A key ingredient/attribute to being successful
  • Curiosity
  • Refuse to hold onto judgment
  • What makes a good coach
  • Exciting things in store for Shawn and The Growth Lab  in the next 12 months
  • Actionable Items/Tips
  • Hush that Inner Bully
  • Final Thoughts

Tweetable Quotes:

“If you are not learning, then how can you teach?” - Shawn Douglass

“Masterminds allow you to tap into other people’s experience, and it allows you to learn from other people’s mistakes.” - Shawn Douglass

“As we grow, society domesticates us. They teach us to dream society's dream. Then they begin to limit us and put us in a box.” - Shawn Douglass

“Growth is great. Business is wonderful. But if you can’t have fun in life, then what is the purpose.” - Shawn Douglass

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” - Carl Jung

Resources Mentioned:

Connect with Shawn on Facebook and Instagram. Visit 

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