Secrets to Finishing What You Start
Find a Consultant Become a Consultant

Secrets to Finishing What You Start

Secrets to Finishing What You Start

By John Jantsch

finish goals

Marketing Podcast with Jon Acuff
Podcast Transcript

Jon Acuff

Turns out that the secret to finishing what you start is a lot about how you actually start. What your goals are, why you set an objective, how you design your habit changes are the keys to crossing the finish line.

My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Jon Acuff. He is a New York Times bestselling author of numerous books including, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. He and I discuss why so many people don’t finish what they start and what you can do to change that.

For 18 years Acuff has helped some of the biggest brands in the world tell their story, including The Home Depot, Bose, Staples, and the Dave Ramsey Team. Most recently he spoke to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, companies, and churches. Featured regularly on national media, Acuff has been seen on CNN, Fox News, Good Day LA and several other key outlets. Acuff is also a big proponent of social media with blogs that have been read by 4 million people and more than 275,000 twitter followers.

Questions I ask Jon Acuff:

  • Why don’t people finish?
  • Why should people cut their goals in half?
  • What role does the fear of success play with reaching your goals?

What you’ll learn if you give a listen:

  • What role perfectionism plays in not finishing
  • What the role of fun plays in finishing
  • What happens once you’ve reached your goals

Key takeaways from the episode and more about Jon Acuff:

Like this show? Click on over and give us a review on iTunes, please!

Grade.us

Tens of thousands of businesses use Grade.us to harness the ‘voice of the customer’ to improve and market themselves. You can systematically drive customers to one conversion funnel that routes them to the review sites you care about and even guide unhappy customers to a service recovery while educating others through completing a review.

You can also automatically ask, remind and guide customers through the process with email, text and print campaigns and see results with beautiful monthly reports that demonstrate reputational improvement alongside actionable insights into campaign data. Did I mention that you can choose which reviews to stream to your website or share on social media?

Interested? Click here for your free, no-obligation trial. You don’t even have to give them your credit card information! Check it out.

Free eBook 
7 Steps to Scale Your Consulting Practice Without Adding Overhead

The Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network has helped me to grow my business by over 40% in the last 12 months. ~ Michael Quinn - Michael Quinn Agency, Fargo, ND


Podcast
Standing Out In A Crowded Market
Marketing Podcast with Mike Michalowicz In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Mike Michalowicz. Mike is a speaker and bestselling author, the creator of Profit First – which is used by hundreds of thousands of companies across the globe to drive profit. And we’re talking about his latest book called – […]
Podcast
The Content Strategy That Works
Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I’m doing a solo show where I’m going to introduce one of my favorite strategy topics around content. Strategy is the most important element when it comes to building a long-term, sustainable marketing system – and content is the voice of your […]

Subscribe to the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast

If you know your small business needs marketing, but don’t have the time or resources, look no further. The Duct Tape Marketing podcast covers everything from earning referrals to managing time and being more productive.

Get the 7 Step guide to growing your small business

In the 7 Steps to small business marketing success you'll learn:

  • Why strategy must come before tactics
  • Why and what customers really buy
  • How to make Google your new best friend
  • How to install an integrated marketing system

Or simply text the word DUCTTAPE to 66866