Podcast Episode 85: The Skill That Separates Those Who Succeed From Those Who Fail

Do you ever have a sudden urge to do something, even if it might turn out to be a bad choice in the long run?

Maybe you’ve bought gear using debt (damn that retailer and their credit card offers)…

Two years later, not only do you regret buying the gear, but you’re still paying for it every month!

When making a decision, thinking about delayed gratification is key across many different aspects of your life.

Maybe it’s a donut, maybe it’s a relationship, maybe it’s your business, or maybe it’s your mental health…

But most of the time, making the hard choice now will be better in the long run.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why most successful entrepreneurs have extremely good self-control
  • How practicing delayed gratification can boost your business, career, and personal life 10x
  • Why your physical and mental health are not to be taken lightly
  • What the 10/10/10 framework will do to make your life easier
  • Why you should avoid debt in almost every situation you could face
  • When a degree from Soul Fail University might actually be good for you (it’s not the right path if you want to run a music studio)
  • How hiring a business coach could potentially launch your business into the stratosphere
  • Why finding some form of accountability is a huge step to making responsible choices
  • Why you need to choose hard/easy over easy/hard when facing a decision

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“Go to a really, really, fantastic vegan restaurant. The best you can find . . . and just get a really nice expensive meal, and eat it.” – Chris Graham

“Motivation is not enough to keep you going in all these things we’ve talked about today.” – Brian Hood

Episode Links


456 Recordings – www.456recordings.com

Chris Graham – www.chrisgrahammastering.com

Bounce Butler – http://bouncebutler.com



The Profitable Producer Course – theprofitableproducer.com

The Home Studio Startup Course – www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/10k


Facebook Community

6FHS Facebook Community – http://thesixfigurehomestudio.com/community



@chris_graham – https://www.instagram.com/chris_graham/

@brianh00d – https://www.instagram.com/brianh00d/


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Related Podcast Episodes

Episode 73: The Struggle Of Running A Successful Studio At Home With Your Family – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/the-struggle-of-running-a-successful-studio-at-home-with-your-family/

Episode 74: Our 5 Favorite Ways To Prevent Stress And Anxiety – https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/our-5-favorite-ways-to-prevent-stress-and-anxiety/



MixPre 3 – https://www.sounddevices.com/product/mixpre-3/

Slate Digital – https://www.slatedigital.com/



Joseph Gordon-Levitt – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Gordon-Levitt

David Spade – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Spade

Chris D’Elia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_D%27Elia


Movies/TV Shows

Inception – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inception

3rd Rock from the Sun – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Rock_from_the_Sun

Angels in the Outfield – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angels_in_the_Outfield_(1994_film)

Joe Dirt – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Dirt



The Comedy Store – https://thecomedystore.com/

Avo – https://www.eatavo.com/

Comune – https://www.comune-restaurant.com/

North Star Cafe – https://www.thenorthstarcafe.com/

Thai Grille – https://openmenu.com/restaurant/8b82e3aa-2146-11e1-80ac-00163eeae34c

Pure Vita – https://puravitalosangeles.com/



Decisive by Chip and Dan Heath – https://www.amazon.com/Decisive-How-Make-Better-Decisions/dp/1847940862/


Automatic Episode Transcript — Please excuse any errors, not reviewed for accuracy

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