Your Stand Is Your Brand: Why Taking a Clear Stand Can Transform Your Business and Life with Patrick Gentempo and Joe Polish
Is it time to take a stand? Learn how your identity impacts everything – from your brand, to your business, to your life – in today’s episode of I Love Marketing.
In this episode, Dr. Patrick Gentempo and Joe Polish explore why creative destruction is necessary when seeking success and purpose-alignment. They’ll dive into the philosophy behind pain transformation, success, and fulfillment – and share what entrepreneurs who are experiencing “maximum tension” need to do to create space for growth. You’ll walk away with more clarity on your stand – your brand – so you can rise like the phoenix and build a business that is easy, lucrative, fun and fulfilling.
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Here’s a glance at what you’ll learn from Patrick and Joe in this episode:
- Why WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU STAND FOR is the key to building a business and life that works.
- A big mistake entrepreneurs make in business AND the jet fuel that drives EVERYTHING in business.
- What “Maximum Tension” is and how to use it to get more done and drive your business forward.
- Identity Burnout: How creative destruction can lead to a better, more effective future.
- The secret to happiness Einstein wrote down that sold at auction for $1.56 million.
- 3 questions for upleveling your thinking and transforming your life.
- Pain, Pleasure, and Purpose: Digging into your soul to create a breakthrough brand.
- What to do transform pain, overwhelm, and internal incongruence into a life you love.
- The life-changing experience Patrick had at the Holocaust Museum in Israel.
- Patrick is a philosopher, chiropractor, and entrepreneur.
- He’s built 16 companies, some that worked and others that didn’t.
- He and his wife decided to “combine and conquer”.
- He could make or let things happen – for a while they let things happen.
- Now they make docu-series films through their main company Revealed Films.
- People try to figure out what to do, not who to be – and that’s backward.
- Patrick’s book shares fundamentals that can transform you and barriers to growth.
- What drives you, and are your values aligned?
- If you’re at maximum tension, you aren’t doing the things that will make your life easier.
- You need the space in your life to actually do the things you learn.
- Patrick wanted to learn philosophy as a practical tool for success.
- Ask yourself what you believe, why you believe it, and what you’re going to do about it.
- If you learn the branches of philosophy and how to utilize them, you transform.
- Everyone has a philosophy, so clarify and define it.
- Find and remove contradictions through philosophy to achieve alignment.
- Philosophy: The passionate pursuit of wisdom in your life with critical thinking.
- We assume identities – sometimes you need to go through an identity burn-down.
- Creative destruction is like the phoenix – the opportunity allows newness to emerge.
- Change, destruction, and creation is part of life and unavoidable – so embrace it.
- Pain and pleasure are for survival, purpose is for thrival.
- You can create a new identity (a stand) which will be the brand of your business.
- Pain and suffering are required for growth and breakthrough and can be useful.
- Ethics provide you with values to use towards your actions.
- Pain might lead you to purpose.
- A brand isn’t fictional – it emerges from the stand you take in life and grows into your purpose.
- Life is about having values and purpose and finding fulfillment within that purpose despite pain.
- Patrick wants to build a community of stand-takers, small and large.
- People think there’s a contradiction between the moral and the practical, but they just need to find the alignment.
- Patrick saw a fire within himself and knew it needed to burn – it was his identity.
- Patrick’s core value was significance and now it’s fulfillment.
- His experience with his own drive has completely transformed because of his identity-burn down.
- Patrick’s book is a fast read; it’s clear, concise, and compelling.
- The book is a journey with an intentional sequence – the experience you take away is up to you, and the possibility is a completely pivotal path.
- Enjoy the process of discovery towards taking a stand.