Episode 10: How To Become A High Performer

In this week's episode, Erik and Brandon talk about the anchor that ties the entire Beanie & Blazer methodology together. Whether you're aware of them or not, your values impact your decisions and relationships every day. In this episode, we show you how to become more aware of your values and offer new perspectives on how you can live more richly and authentically.


In the final episode of season 1 of Beanie & Blazer Radio, Erik and Brandon tie together everything from the first season. We review the Beanie & Blazer eBook, From Restless to Relentless, to specifically explain how to become a high performer. This is a dense, detailed episode with a ton of actionable insights. Enjoy!

Show Notes

0:00:56 React & Riff

0:05:53 The problem

0:06:52 The 7-day program

0:11:41 Personal development is like building a house

0:14:08 Recovery as a correlary to effort

0:16:46 The importance of grit for high performers

0:24:36 The importance of optimism in goal-setting

0:27:11 How to set values-based goals

0:32:26 How to manage your goal stack without getting overwhelmed

0:37:11 How and why we avoid pain

0:39:19 Nobody is going to build it for you

0:42:11 Rigid flexibility

0:48:51 Mysticism vs. Science

0:50:19 Why people get stuck adhering to other people’s values

0:53:04 Why breaking habits is so hard

1:05:46 The challenges of attending a Tony Robbins seminar

1:07:39 The Weekly Challenge

1:09:39 Erik’s core personal value statement

1:21:36 Entrepreneurs on the Fly


The Upside of your Dark Side – Todd Kashdan & Robert Biswas-Diener

Start with Why – Simon Sinek

What You Do is Who You Are – Ben Horowitz

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