Welcome to the Blue Shirt Leadership Podcast. We interview business owners in the trades and home services industries. These conversations are packed with stories, helpful insights, and boots-on-the-ground advice that you can immediately use. In fact, it’s a requirement that the listener gets great content. I ask every guest to share one insight (or more, of course!) with my listeners that, when applied over time, the listener will experience massive change for their future.
Tuesday May 30, 2023
Tuesday May 30, 2023
In this podcast episode, Kyle Gillette, the host of the Blue Shirt Leadership Podcast, shares his personal experience with chronic pain and personal discipline, and how it relates to the Blue Shirt Framework for leadership.
"This isn't about changing you, this is about shifting to a better version of you, the one that you're intended to be. That's why self-discipline is so powerful."
"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."
Chronic Pain Story [00:00:50] Kyle shares his experience with chronic pain and how he discovered his food allergies.
Introduction to Blue Shirt Framework [00:04:20] Kyle introduces the Blue Shirt Framework for leadership and explains its four components.
Benefits of Personal Discipline [00:07:46] Kyle discusses the benefits of personal discipline, including becoming more self-aware and being more of oneself.
Be more of yourself [00:08:37] Self-discipline helps you become a better version of yourself, allowing you to do more and deeper work, leading to growth and giving more to others.
Journaling as a personal discipline habit [00:12:14] Journaling creates a third perspective, allowing you to detach from your thoughts and look at them from another person's perspective, making it a powerful habit for self-awareness.
Being coachable [00:16:34] Having coaches or mentors in your life who ask difficult questions and draw out new insights is a habit of self-aware leaders and helps with personal discipline.
Investing in Self [00:17:28] Kyle talks about the importance of investing in oneself and how it has a direct financial impact on one's business.
Accountability Pass [00:19:23] Kyle introduces the Accountability Pass, which consists of four pieces: passive, active, structures, and self. He explains the importance of accountability in achieving one's goals.
Self-Accountability [00:25:12] Kyle discusses the difference between deciding and committing and the importance of self-accountability in achieving one's goals.
Self-commitment and accountability [00:26:08] Kyle discusses the importance of self-commitment and accountability in achieving goals, and provides four steps to increase the likelihood of success.
Growth mindset and taking risks [00:27:23] Kyle introduces the concept of a growth mindset and the importance of taking risks to achieve personal growth.
Studying others for empowerment [00:30:53] Kyle emphasizes the importance of studying people to understand their mindsets, habits, and limitations in order to empower them.
Benefits of Personal Discipline [00:35:00] Kyle discusses the importance of personal discipline and how it can lead to becoming more self-aware and being more of oneself.
Re-emphasizing the Blue Shirt Framework [00:35:36] Kyle reminds listeners of the Blue Shirt Framework for leadership, which stands for being a self-aware leader, leading with accountability, using a growth mindset, and empowering others.
Invitation to Join Blue Shirt Business Community [00:35:36] Kyle invites listeners to join the Blue Shirt Business Community on Facebook and provides instructions on how to do so.