The Nice Podcast with Dave Delaney

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#42 Goals, clarity, and your zone of genius with Rich Russakoff.

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Rich Russakoff is an internationally renowned speaker, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and coach of seven EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winners and over 100 INC. 500 Award Winners.

What we talked about…

  • The power of gaining clarity. 
  • Warren Buffet’s goal-setting methodology.  
  • Follow Rich on Amazon regarding his current and next book, a business fable.
  • TEDx Louise Evans presenting The 5 Chairs.
  • On investing in knowledge and experiences, you are interested in.
  • On planning successful events. 
  • Eighty to ninety percent of Rich’s coaching clients are from EO
  • The decision series by Randy Nelson.
  • The importance of networking and receiving referrals.
  • Don’t solve problems; create the future.
  • Providing feedback and creating a fearless culture. Praise in public, critique in private.
  • Find people’s zone of genius. Don’t set them up for failure. 
  • The zone of incompetence, zone of competence, zone of excellence, vs. zone of genius.
  • How to succeed as an entrepreneur with the five principles of creating a world of opportunity. 
  • How to determine your values and strengths.
  • On writing and publishing your work. 
  • Read Zen Guitar by Philip Toshio Sudo.
  • Contact Rich at or visit  

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