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Episode 9 · 1 year ago

#9 Colin Morgan The Daily Grind Podcast

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Colin Morgan was a professional golfer and turned his drive and determination into being a successful entrepreneur.  

Colin's website: https://www.colinmorgan.biz/ His podcast is heard by millions: https://www.dailygrindpodcast.com/ Colin also hosts Sunday Red Podcast: https://www.dailygrindpodcast.com/sun... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/colinmorgan... LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/colinmorg...

 

 

  

Colin Morgan was a professional golfer and now he helps companies become successful in the world of social media and podcasting.  

  

He hosts a popular program called The Daily Grind Podcast.  

      

 

  

Welcome to why we work, with your host, Brian V as. He speaks to people like you from all over the world as we together dive deeper into our motivations, struggles, joys, seemingly missteps, hopes, warnings and advice which will be an encouragement to us all to get up, get going and keep on working. Workings Top, but working is good. Now here's your host to why we work, Brian being good day. This is Brian V at why we work, and I have the unique pleasure of interviewing my first guest that I have not met before. Mr Colin Morgan. Thank you for coming in and, Brian Man, thanks for having me being a guest here. I'm I think I'm more nervous. I think it just it just came up to those butterflies that I didn't have for my first seven interviews or so. So I really do appreciate you in taking the time. Colin, do you know what I have to stop this? This ex it was killing me. Take your time in. What do you think I can do to fix that? Where are you recording through? I am recording just through zoom. This is zoom. Your through zoom? Is it echoing through your ear Budser is it echoing? Because it's on my end it's. It's echoing in my ears to it's me echoing. You're not so echoing. Change it. Maybe go to your zoom settings and do a quick change your setting. SEST. Yeah, just go like preferences, take it off of the mic you got or speakers you Gott and then go back onto the ones you got, because that isn't hello. Hello, I'm here. Test, test, test. It's a little bit of both actually, so first time that's happened. That's okay, me. Yeah, let me jump off my settings here. Hold on, do the same thing that you guys. Pretty good. I'm good. Okay, yeah, says everything's good on my end here, I don't hear anything but me. I think it was me. You know what I was doing? On a side note, save maybe that, was trying to pop up on a podcast community. A guy volunteered to give people free intros and Outros, so he sent me one, and so I was I was testing that out and trying to record my own intro. How vain is that? It's pretty pretty brutal. So you've been doing this for a few weeks now. Can't you tell you're gracious. Yeah, that's all right. I started somewhere to you know, I sweat during all my interviews when I started. Hello, hello, I might be better. I'm going to force quit. I do you have? Are you gonna busy schedule the moment or you know, you're good. What is it? Three, five minutes to an hour, kind anything? Yeah, yeah, you're good. Okay, I'll make some leeway. I'm not going to put you on a hard time. Hello. Oh, they're I fall so much different. You got it. Yeah, I got it. I got it. Garage man wouldn't quit. I don't know why, but I forced quit it. So they're going now. Now we're back. Now I feel like I'm talking to myself again. Good, you go. Good, five hundred and forty, three, two one. I'm Brian and this is why we work, and I have a great man here who's very patient and kind. Mr Colin Morgan, thank you for coming on today. Ryan Man, thanks for having appreciate it. I you are my first interview of a person that I do not know. I looked up on your website. You and I met on Linkedin. As I was saying to a moment ago, you're the first person that I've met and it's through Linkedin. So I think that's a what little I know of that website in the the value it has for people who, being a podcast...

...about work, is a great place for people to find other people in the realm of employment or even new things that they're trying to get into. Can can you one tell me a little bit about yourself, but to your experience with Linkedin? Sure. For those who don't know me, I'm a former Professional Golfer turn entrepreneur. Started the daily Grind podcast just over two years ago now coming up to three years. In a few months built the show from nothing zero following to has over three point five million lessons, over fifteen thousand lessons and episode. Also, the host recently started this year of a golf podcast called Sunday red. It's now the number one golf podcast in Canada. We get a chance to speak with amazing professional golfers and people in Golf whom many of you know if you're into sports as I'm just blessed to be able to do this for a living and I also what I do is I help fast growing companies implement a podcast to build brand and make money. So that's what I do for work and you know, it's your question about linkedin. I know a bunch of people that are all in with linkedin right now and they're killing it. They're doing amazing and it's a it's one of those hidden platforms, maybe like facebook, eight, ten years ago. That's the way they kind of say it. It's very undervalued and you have a chance to jump in there at a very kind of early time, even though Linkedin is established, and you have an awesome chance to build connections and brands and get people in your podcast, whether you want to do that or you're trying to grow your business or meet New People. Mine is the facial hair. I think you're pretty young, so I think you're pretty well established now with some of the things I've read and what you just said. Bring his back calling what what was some of your first type of work or even and also how you got into golf? Yeah, I was sports from a very, very early age. So how I got into golf as I was into hockey. I grew up here in Canada. Hockey was big for me in the winners golf in the summers, also big in tennis, any raquet sport, any sport. I was big in but I made a decision in my sophomore year in Canada, that's great ten in high school, that I was going to go all in on Golf, get a scholarship, turn professional, and that's what I did. And then I kind of got to a point where I kind of lost that passion. I had to transition to something else. I've always kind of been in the golf industry, so I started out in a backshop. I work my way up and my brother was running a food and beverage department, so it got me into serving a bartending. I did that for years, loved it, had a lot of fun. Ended up running a golf course for a point, a hotel for a point. I tried international real estate, I tried any commerce business, I tried my own golf business where I was teaching Golf Online, and I almost open my own car dealership. I did all that in the span of about three, four or five years and none of it worked. That's but none of it worked. Like I'm from Canada to and I believe you're from Ontario and I'm from very close on the Nova Scotia side. I have some pretty good friends who are athletes. So if you're a good athlete and you were obviously a pretty good athlete to make it to nearing your dream or your your wish. Where did that determination come from in the drive to be an athlete or where? You said you started as a kid. So is that coming from parents? Is that coming from a brother, or is that coming from just watching whatever and NHL Hockey Games or some PGA, all the all of it. I grew up a kid. My brother was seven years older, my sister is nine years older, so I wasn't someone who is watching cartoons. I was watching sports center when I woke up when I was four or five years old. So I just that's what my brother love to do, it's my dad loved. I played road hockey and golf with my brother pretty much every single day growing up. So that kind of built my love and it made me grow up quickly, because if you're going to go play with kids seven years older than you, you better be tough and you better get stuck in and learned quickly, and that's what I did. It was just something that I picked up sports very quickly. Think it came naturally to me. It kind of is the reason why I'm not the best teacher of any sport because I can't really explain what I'm doing. It just sort of happens. But I loved it and I still do. That's why I do what I do now. But sports just came naturally to me and I thought that that was something that I just wanted to pursue wholeheartedly and I did. How did you? Because, and I don't come from the same but I have, like I said, friends who have this, the same mentality of knowing the hard work pays off. Were you at the age? Were you able at a young age to realize this will work if I keep doing it, or was there someone...

...pushing driving you Satan, you know, because I have children. I'm not sure about you. Yeah, but I have to remind my children. You know, you know whatever, do your homework or you practice this. Who Do that? Because in the end it so I know I'm there and while I see with my older child she's starting to get it and then she's you know, Violin, for instance, she'll pick it up and go play on her own without me to the point of it. Okay, no violin right now. So was there something like that, or did you have that desire of learning set finding something, mastering it and then pursuing it even further. You know, when I think, when I was that age, I just really loved it, so I would just it. That's all I ever thought about. It's all I ever wanted to do. So it's it's all I ever did. You know, like I think with your parents, ask me nowadays, I even work with and speak to some university students. Is when you're at age, you can tell if a kid really is really enjoying something because they do it, like you said, when you don't tell them to do it. Instead of watching TV or playing a video game, they're on the driveway shooting balls or shooting pucks or practicing their putting, like they're going to show you what they really enjoy and love to do. And once they do that, I mean my parents were gracious enough to put, just keep putting, me in opportunities to get better. They saw that I really love sports and they made sure that I was in the right types of events, that I needed to be, I was where I needed to be, I had the right equipment, and they wouldn't have done that, and they told me they wouldn't have done that if I didn't show that the drive myself. So I think that that's super important. Where you can try to force it, but there will be a point where I grew up where kids were great from, you know, eight to fifteen and then there's a burnout because that they're sick. Yeah, but they never had a drive. Yeah, they were just forced to do it and then they're at an age where they realize they don't have to do so they don't. So just look at what your kids doing. If he's enjoying it, keep putting them opportunities to do it. But it's something that it's never you can never force something. You know, you probably learned that to write. You can't force someone to be some someone that they're not. If they're not an athlete, they're never going to be an athlete. If they're not an entrepreneur, you can develop that, but it's difficult to try to do that unless they're showing that they really want to do it. So, fast forwarding, because you mentioned some jobs and things that you've done. Where did you develop this entrepreneur in and not developed? So I think it's probably something that you've always done and you you mentioned blast, or it's maybe just in your jeans but yeah, when did you first pursue this goal of I'm going to do x number of things and to infinity until I get something right? Because there's a drive in that. That's some people, I know, people family and that would have given up, wouldn't even have, you know, left the parking lot or sure, and or would have given up after the first try or the second try and would have been done. But you're talking whole slew of things you've tried and admittedly failed. What was driving you to keep on going? Because, I mean, you probably know your podcaster and you're talking to lots of people and I'd like to talk to you about some of the people that you interview and they're drive what seems to make them successful. But what is it you're finding where people with separates, the people who give up so easily, and someone like yourself who's, you know, not letting anything knock you down? Yeah, I think I always had a drive. First of all, my parents were both entrepreneurs, so I saw how I grew up and how they were always around. They showed up at my dad always showed up at every sporting event. I was able to do what I wanted to do, like they loved that what they did. They love their work. So I always knew from at least a young age, I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I knew what I didn't want to do. So I knew I didn't want to have a normal job, quote on quotes, not that I don't respect people that do, because it's important and you have to do it and I've had it before, but I just didn't see that from myself. So, knowing that, I just had a drive to not be in that position and through learning from my parents, learning from my father, my internal drive of just trying things. I think that when you try and you fail, at least when I look back and I look at all the things that I did and all the things that didn't work, I was doing them for the wrong reason. And I think a lot of people, you know, especially that listen to my podcast, especially that are listening to this, you're going to try a whole bunch of stuff because you see a friend do it and it worked for them. More you see on instagram someone and you're like how they're making a bunch of money on this online store, like looks pretty easy one on I do it. If you don't love what you do, it's really difficult to wake up and put in the grind work. Like it's difficult...

...when you're in the first few months and you're making no money and no one's listening and no one's buying from you and no one's paying attention and every post gets one like and it's your hashtags. Like that sucks. That's hard. But if you just push through it, the only way you can push through it as if you're truly enjoying what you do. You wake up and you're like wow, like this is awesome. How lucky is it that we get to sit here on Friday at ten am my time and like this is considered work? It's wild, but this is the reality of what it is and it's something that at the beginning I wasn't even close to this. And you know what's still now? I still a whole bunch I want to do, but it's pretty cool. Do you know, like, as you mentioned, more like the social media side, but I think it goes deeper than that of the wrong motivations. Do you know what may have been your core wrong or misguided motivation opposed to okay, I want to get this many likes on here at those are understandable, and maybe more temptations of like just getting in this thing. It's kind of new, like Linkedin or something. Okay, this guy has like five hundred followers or this one. Those a million connections, I guess you would say. And but was there initially, when you start, start, not even the podcast, but the drive to entrepreneurial ship? Just you might have had the wrong motivation, although in hindsight you could. You use all those experiences to get you where you are and you'll use him for the rest of your life. But was there a road of motivation? Big Time money. That was all money I got. I was just looking for the the quick, like Oh, if I do this, I'm going to make you know, a hundred grand really fast. Was this? Sorry, what what did you want about the money? Was it like someone else had a lot of it? I mean in specifically, you were like, I'm young, this is what I'm supposed to do, or go to jail or do drugs or something. I got to pick an avenue. What what was it? The thing about money? You know what, I think it's natural with everyone. I think I got to a certain age, you know, especially y'all. I was grinding through golf, so I was like I was bartending at night, playing golf during the day. You know, like every amount of money went into my next tournament, where I was going to stay that week, my travel. It was just a tough grind and I feel like after it wasn't necessarily like I want to be rich, because I want to, I just like I'm like, I just I see everyone people make him money. I'm like, I need to make money. I guess that's what I need to do now. Yeah, yeah, like I was confused, and money's important, don't get me wrong, but like that was my main I'm like, I just need to make my I don't care how I do it, like, honest, I didn't care how dirty it was, like I just wanted to make money. When did that shift happen, or how did that happen? What what rotated or flipped your leaf to say, well, maybe I'm doing this for the wrong reasons, to the point where you're able to reflect on and say that that was the wrong reason? Yeah, you know what, I don't think that there was like a moment in time, but I do think that there was a point where a deal for a car dealers use car dealership went through. I was kind of sitting back. I'm like another thing, you know, like another thing failed. Here we go, and I was someone who I was angry because life didn't. Were you accountable to anyone, or is it just you sitting on your your chair saying I failed again, or are you also answering to are you sor right? You can go ahead. Yeah, no, you're good. Is there someone that you are accountable to, or is it you're taking all of that weight upon yourself like this? Oh, it's just so other, solely you. Yeah, it's just like a kick in yourself. Yeah, kicking myself internally confused, but I am because I was angry about how life didn't work out the way I thought it was. With Golf, like I always thought like people were coming to get me. I like how to chip on my shoulder and that didn't play well, and I thought I knew everything. So as I went through a period of, say selfdevelopment, people call it, where I'm reading and listening to things, I thought, because I was doing those things, I was smarter than other people, and that was like such a learning lesson for me. Like when you when you think that you know more than other people what the one thing I've realized from interviewing amazing people is the people that have, quote unquote, made it or visually you know them the most. They're the ones who want to learn from you more than anybody. Even when they come on your show, like they're just focused on like what's he doing? What are you doing? How can you know? How can that may be benefit what I have going on? How can I implement something that he's doing really well? And the minute I started to like not think that I knew everything and I could go to my father, who had been there before and who has done it and who's been through...

...it and ask him for help, like, that's really when things started to turn around for me. So, if there was a turning point as when my own selfish ass I started to become a little instead of being a Brat, I'm like, okay, I don't know everything, and the bird and lifts off your shoulders, does it not big timing having to play that role having good times, the know it all and justifying every single thing you've ever said and not backing down? It's true and it sucks. Like I know there's a ton of you like when you try something and it doesn't work. When you're first doing it, there's nothing, at least for me, there's nothing in my head that's like this isn't going to work. So, like, I used to tell people all the time I'm doing this, this is what I'm doing, and then like two months later they see me that you still doing that. I'm like now I got some new on the go. Now this is gonna work, this is yeah, they're like, what is this Guy Doing? But that's just that was my mentality at the time. I think I was, like I said, I think I was just young and immature. Do you speak to people like that now? Do you notice like, okay, this guy's just like me or this girl's just like me, and they have a list of things are going to do. They're going to go big time, you're going to and and how do you approach them? You know what, if it's a conversation and they're, you know, coming up to you, or yeah, it's so yeah, I like how you frame that, because if I goes to trying to fix the whole words hey, I am never someone, I am never someone that is going to jump in and tell some someone that what they're doing is wrong. Yeah, but even if I know, like you know what that's up, like I've done it. So, like, why can I judge? I'm like, you're going to go and you're in a learn maybe even works, like, I don't know. All I know is what I've been through, and I think that just having the right attitude is super important, like having the right attitude of where you are, in the right head space, specially when you're working on your own or you're trying to do something. You have to have it in between these two years, like if it can go sometimes too you who you make a good point, and are you able to look back at the point where you were, maybe, if you will, scatter brained or you know, all over the place, and see people who are actually really gracious to you and not so judgmental and just let you play your life out and step back, but was always there that you could rely on and trust? Are you able to find people in your life that, wow, they knew I was an idiot. No, you might not use those words, but I would very similar and say, wow, you know what, they were kind enough to not to throw their opinion or judgment in what I was trying to do. But they were always a solid rock there behind all the way. Yeah, you know, few and far between, but there. I'm lucky to have those people, for sure, because it is important. It were just you just need someone that you can go to, or because it's already difficult enough when you're trying something. It's already difficult enough for yourself, and then to back that on with other people, like maybe you should do this or do it this way. It's like you feel like everything's coming at you at once for a point, even though they're coming from a place of helping, and when you realize that, it takes a burden off your back. Like they're not. They're actually just trying to come from a place of love and help. They just don't know how because they've never done it before. Right, like if someone's never been through what your going through, it's difficult to offer an opinion or offer judgment. I have no idea where you've been in your life, right, I have no idea what you're doing now. I can't judge. All I know is like maybe I can help in a very small way, and I am a big believer in treating everyone with respect, because it doesn't matter where you are right now. You have no idea where that person is going to be in ten, fifteen, twenty, thirty years. And if you were ever a Dick, it's going to bite you in the ASS. And if you're just a nice person, it will come back for you and people will do nice things back for you. It's like that saying that says be careful who you know piss off on the way up, because you're surely to see them. It is a very fine line. It's like you people have this scale in life of like, Oh, I make this amount of money, so I'm more important than my brother or my uncle or my friend, or I'm up here and he's down here. It's almost like, based on where you are money wise or careerwise, you like scale yourself and you think you're better, but those scales can tip those it can do that very quickly. It can do it very, very quickly. So you got to be very careful and just because like just be nice person. You like if you're nice and you're helpful and you're grateful.

And one of the words that always sticks to my mind is like blissfully dissatisfied. You're very happy and content with where you are, but you're driven for more. I think that's like such a I'm not there, but like and that and hopeful to write and hope exactly. What would you say? I mean, looking at between you and I talking, but I know people that are distraught. I think some people might be using covid more as an excuse or covid could be something that's just exposing their own insecurities, their own difficulties. There were there before, but now they're compounded that much more. How do you address people, maybe even successful people that you're dealing with on a regular basis, of their own insecurities to work, to grind it out, to keep going? Like how am I? Do you do you? Yeah, do you? Are you offering encouragement to these people and how? How would you do it? To listeners today, of ones that I know, some people that I know are having a great difficulty looking for work, trying to find work. Some people have had the same job or have never had a job and they're worried to switch professions to try something different. They're set dissatisfied with their jobs, so they're scared to go into something different. What would you suggestive people in just starting to work or to getting you know, getting their head out, that you mentioned that earlier, getting your head off the pillow and and grind you out. You know, I think it starts internally, like I think it's starts at the moment where you're like sick of where you are. And if you're sick of where you are, you have to look and say that what I have done to this point has not worked, whether it's the way I think, whether it's the actions that I have, the habits that I have, how how I wake up in the morning, everything needs to change and you can do that through small, little habits. You can start to recreate and reinvent yourself by doing little, small things. But it starts with like being unhappy with where you are and then working towards that. There's some people that are like this sucks, you know, like we're in covid and like they are, but if they got their job back tomorrow, they be happy. HMM, you know, like if they just went back to where they were and did the exact same thing before it started, they be good. And like it's hard to it's hard to to motivate someone that is thinking in that way, because that's what they want and that's okay. Not everyone wants to do the next thing. Not everyone wants to start their own business, not everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, even though they may say it. HMM. It's dealt with in your actions. If you want something different, you're like sick of this, I need to do something that I love. I'm like done with what I'm doing. You get to that point, I believe that you can start to work towards it. It's difficult when you're not at that point, I believe, because always there's a fallback. People are one foot in, one foot out. You find doesn't work and they go back with that fallback. Do you find people are falling back in insecurities and self doubt, or is it to blame other people or something else? Is there a lot of blame that goes on with people that, even though there might be justifiable reasons for them to be upset with someone else, but they use those as a crutch, we would say, to to justify the reason why they're not being productive in whatever way that would be good for them. I think each person is different. I think each person may have a combination of all of those, one of those, two of those, like individually people are different. But I'm not saying like you need to like quit your job to do it like you, but if you're like in your head you're like, I don't want to do that anymore. So I'm going to be smart about how I'm going to work towards something new, and you're all rats checked out anyway. So that's what you need, like you need to know that you know what. I'm going to stay here until I get this figured out, but I'm not going to be here for very long and like just have that mentality and continue to work and work and it may take a while it but if it takes three years, say it takes five years. If in five years you knew you were doing something that you love, maybe we're making more money, it gave you freedom, would you go through dirt for five years to get that for the rest of your life? I think a lot of people would. Absolutely, but a lot of people will say they will, but when they actually are going through it, not a lot of people have the drive and the determination and the grit to do it. Have you switched things up at all over the last...

...few months and what you normally would do just because maybe just covid for instance, is restricting some as a podcaster, you're kind of okay, unless you were having physical guests that in your studio. But are you switching things up, doing something a little different just to keep you more active your mind engage? You mentioned reading things and listening things. As there's some specific things that you can suggest that would help someone who's the restricted right now. As you said, if they job was tomorrow, if they could go back, they would be happy to do so, but in the meantime they're sitting on the couch watching Netflix. Yeah, always look for I always look for the opportunity. I don't really I went through a period of reading and listening to podcast and journaling. I did that and you know what, that helped me for a period of time, but there became a point where you start to realize that just because you're doing those things doesn't mean you're actually doing anything. Reading, like there's doing things. I would much rather tell someone like go to page one fifty eight of a book called the Inner Game of tennis, which is all about psychology. I want you to read one hundred and fifty eight and then I want you to really think about it and I want you to implement what that teaching is and do it right now like that, reading one page and doing doing is way better than reading. Doing is way better than consuming. You can listen to so many podcasts in the world. It'd be a great day if there's no one listening to my podcast. Ever, I'd be out of a job, but it would mean people are starting to do something, doing something right, like you have to do. So for me, I always look at an opportunity. Even in Covid it's like, okay, this sucks, my business took a hit, but like, how can I use this as an opportunity? What are some ways I can start to reinvent myself or reinvent my business to make this make sense for me and make this make sense for the people that visit my site and follow me? What is the biggest innovation or change that you had to do you? I went from, I think, realizing that I was a podcaster and I would call my I would have called myself a freelancer. So I do some I'm a marketing strategists, so I do some work here and there. I pickpocket to where now I'm I need I realize I need to focus on building a business. I need to build a business, because these are the things that stay when you go through these periods of times like these. Are constancies, are consistence. So at that that was important for me. So with your say failures, but now more so successes, and the people that you deal with on a regular basis. What, what common thread do you see running through, including yourself, these people who have that drive to encourage people to you know, you can't give people motivation. I heard someone say today. Someone's like, Oh, you're not to me, but just about someone. You're part of your my motivation. You can. You need your own motivation. You can maybe get pumped up from someone else or, you know, like going to golf or hockey and you have your captain in the Middle Going Huh, Huh, but he ain't my motivation to yeah, to work hard. So what common thread have you seen through these people in the businesses that you deal with and yourself now, as you're even able to mold and shape in the circumstances? Yes, there's a bunch of cliches. I'll try to say this differently. They all have a goal line. That makes sense. Yeah, absolutely, like they know what they want and I think it's if you take sports for an example. If you're shooting a basketball or hitting a golf ball, you need to know where that golf ball is going to go. For throwing a ball, try closing your eyes, spinning around five times and throwing a ball and hitting a mit from someone who's fifty yards away from you. You may once every thousand times, but most of the time you're going to miss and you're going to miss by a mile. And the difference is is you don't know where that target is for yourself. So you have to understand what do I want, what am I working towards? What is that goal line for me, and realize you're probably never going to hit that goal line because you're always going to have new goals, are always going to push that goal line back. But you have that insight and if you have that insight, you can work towards it. You're moving in the right direction. You may take a left, right, you may take a left, but you're always going to get back in because you have that like internal gps of like this is where I want to go doing, even if there's a road block, even if I got an accident, he all, even if I have to stop for you know, two days at a hotel whatever. Like you, you can always get back on that road because you know what you're working towards and they have that by a miles in miles, people would be, and I would say honestly that I would be nervous listening to you for...

...you to say you do what you do, you have millions of listens or downloads, or someone not in podcasting or not just like, oh well, this guy's dealing with you know, he's a professional golf or he he deals with million dollar contracts or big business, or but what about me? I'm just a grocery close store clerk. Or but it's applicable to all things, is it not? I was that I was serving tables, started a podcast. No one knew me. I reached out to fifteen people that I thought were going to tell me like or not even respond to an email, and they got back and I booked it on. I'm like, Oh my God, I have a podcast now. Now what do I do? You know? But that was all through just doing. I never had a thought of Oh, I need to get the perfect this or the perfect that, or like I need to have a dam a podcast name. I was like hey, Brian starting to podcast. It's going to be about entrepreneurship, love for you. Come on, yeah, like, yeah, I'd be like, okay, awesome, need to need a show name. Now, need some equipment, you know, like any I need all these things. But it's you just have to do it, like, just and and maybe it you fail at it, but maybe you find something that you really love. But if you don't try anything, you're never going to know, and that's never gonna know right, if you don't try anything and underscore anything, right. Not. It's not an internet thing, it's not, you know, multimillion dollar company thing. It's if you're doing a job that you don't like and you have a desire dream to do something else or you really have checked out in the job you're doing, try something else. You know, fix up your resume, fix up your resume on paper printed at your local library, spruce it up a little bit and go walk the streets and do something to friend, because there's not much else to do. There's people out there who Chert, people who are on tick tock and they're like all they're so lucky. You don't want, like take Charlie de Melio has what seventy million followers. Now sixteen, seventeen years old. You think that was easy for a fifteen year old to put herself out there and dance in front of her friends and high school who she knew? We're going to laugh or chirt behind her back or say stuff. She still did it. She executed, did videos like four or five times a day, like if a sixteen year old can do it, like you put stuff in a perspective, like I can do that. especially. Is it to be Tick Tock, because you're an adult and you know the responsibilities that you have in life now like a child, like child of Sixteens, like you know, I mean as you have. You have. Some have a good work ethic, you know, and they're they have a determination or motivation at a young age. But you would hope an adult would and if they're stuck in a run, you would hope that they have that motivation to get out and try something different. You would hope, but it's difficult. I think it's difficult when you get older. It's like you know how it's difficult to learn something new and you're older, like say you like never skated before and stay, but a fourty year old on skates or a five year old on skates. The five year old will skate them all day because he's going to figure it out. He's got that kind of whatever it's happening in his brain at a young age. But even when you're forty year young, like I think that's what even Gary Vannerchuck says, like when you're fifty year young, you still have like forty fifty years left, like you're only halfway through. Yeah, we're not tait of like getting on skates. It won't be that dangerous. Just get out, just pass out your resume, you know, go shake somebody's hand. You know, people are nervous in the best of situations, as I said really the beginning here. Oh well, I'm nervous, and you mentioned you were nervous when you did yours. It's people are going to be nervous and all of those sorts of situations, and it's it's not. And I actually got to interview my aunt yesterday and she never had the confidence, but she had the Gusto for that first step and she accomplished a many things just because she put herself out there. And that's what we need to do and that's what we need to encourage other people to do one hundred percent. What is going to go for it? What is one of your most difficult things you had to face in your work experience? The most difficult thing that it almost knocked you out and almost left you without hope? HMM, I don't know if I've ever been left without hope, but I was working with my father and I started this podcast and then there was a point where I kind of we both kind of realized that, like we're going in different directions. So kind of separating from that was probably the most difficult. But I would never say that I was ever left feeling hopeless, like I'm always an optimist. Yeah, like...

I'm always someone who's just like I'll bet on myself until I got nothing, laugh then, when I have nothing, I'll still make the bet, like I'll make a bet of a thousand bucks if I have zero dollars because I just believe I'm going to get it done. I believe it eventually it's going to go and I think like that's a from what I know. That's what you need. I mean, what's the alternative? Right? Never making the bet, never taking the risk, never trying and living and that's what someone said. It was my aunt yesterday. Don't live with regrets, just totally. Just just do it and it's better to know that you failed trying than it is to know that you you never ever took that chance. And the people that are talking behind your back, whether their family or friends, they're just the ones who don't do it. If you've talked to anyone who's done anything, like, who has tried something and built something from the ground up, or or at least attempted, they're the ones who are always going to be supporting you because they know hard it is. Absolutely it's so just realize that, like doesn't matter what aunt sally or Johnny Miller laid over there says like who cares, and it's difficult to do that. But like they're or judgment. They're going to say you suck at the beginning and then when you make it, they're going to be like, I told you you always make it, and then when you fail, they'd be like, I knew is always going to fail, I guess. Just realize who that person is. There's always going to be them either sideals for sure. What have you learned about work? What have you learned in your experience with dealing with the people that you have the pleasure of dealing with. What have you learned and gained respect? I mean maybe you've always had respect for all professions, all job titles. What have you gained a better appreciation for? How has that built up through your life? Of people who work like you're? Some people don't have it. I mean some people, just as you said, people who have more money. They don't the see saw going up and down. The people don't have it. Some people are bitter, angry, disrespectful and not courteous to any profession that is not theirs. But you don't seem like you're that guy. Know I'm honestly not. I think that it's you could shovel shit like good for you. Yep, absolutely for you. You're doing what you need to do. You know like you'd be a janitor. You can be an entrepreneur. I will never judge someone for what they do. It doesn't matter to me. It even doesn't matter how much money you make. The one thing that matters to me the most is that, when I look you in the eye, I know that what you're telling me is true, that you're respectful, that you're helpful you're courteous and that you're polite. Some it doesn't matter if I have Bill Gates beside me now that if bright. Doesn't matter if I have whoever you want to say, Gary v Beside Me, if Gary Be's a Dick, like, I don't know people can see this, but like Gary Be, get at them, get at here. I don't want you around here. I'd rather hang out with the dude who shovels for a living. Absolutely I'll enjoy my time better with him and it's unfortunate that people would see that, see the the guy that's a Dick, and they would rather be with him than the person who shovels. Because they got to look good to whatever they're they're followers or their family, or they want to try to impress someone, or they want to try to do that. And Hey, I fall into that trap to sometimes like I'm not perfect. No, there's a temptation right that I think US showers, whether it's money or fame or recognition approval. It's the temptation and it's not going to go away anytime soon. Take a situation. You're sitting there like, I don't know. People Know Golf. So if I'm sitting there and I have like someone, a young kid who knows me and he looks up to me, or Tiger Woods is beside me. Like my attention just naturally going to go to tiger about it's not that I'm like rude to the kid, it's just like that's like, oh my God, like, look who it is. Like that, you're just naturally going to do that. But like that kid could also be tiger in a few years and like if you treated him the same way you treated tiger, when he gets to that level, or if he gets to that level, he will remember that forever and you never know what opportunities you could put you in, what he would opportunities to put your kids in. Like stuff comes full circle. I'm just a big believer of that. I'm a big believer of don't judge people by where they are right now. Ever, I heard something give. Be a person who gives second chances. Be All about second chances are in thirds and force. I...

...mean, I need it as many as possibly. Give me some Bogie's, give me some Mulligan. Sorry, I guess is there better? To an extent, like I'm also like, as much as I'm that way, I'm also the way of like, if you're not in my family, if you cross me, like, just go. I'm not going to give you a second shit, like I have no time for that. Yeah, I'm going to move on to the people that that and the things that I want to do. Blinders. So, like I'm also but I also believe in that it's important to like the boundaries and some boarders and some and some rules, and guy just always know, right, like you always know. It's always in the back you have whenever someone does something. It's like you're always going to know. And I made those mistakes too, and I know people think the same thing about me. It's they're always like, you know, to operate too, like always a little bit weary because of what you've done, like nothing in your past goes away. Well, there is grace. There is what what sort of where can they reach you? You mentioned the beginning, but where can people find you? Call Them? Yeah, sure, yeah, my website is Colin Morgan Dot Biz. You can learn about what I do, who I am there. If you wanted to follow me, instagram, linked in or the best ways to do that. And in some final words, what is some advice? Do you have for why we work. And, in closing, why do you work? Do What you love. For me, do what you love, do what you like. Find something that that you're passionate about. If you don't know what that is, continuously to try things until you find it, because if you try enough things, you will eventually find that one thing. As you listen to my story at the beginning of all about all the things that I tried, I tried so many different things, I felt that so many different things, but I would never have known if I wasn't good at it or I didn't love it until I did it. Don't knock something, don't think something's too above or below those give it a shot. Do it and you'll find something that you love. And when you do, promise you find something you really enjoy doing, you'll see a transformation in yourself. Is See a transform should the other people around you, because it's like an energy. It becomes and you start to like wow, this is amazing. So find that one thing keep working towards it. Why would you also agree? Because I've heard this from people and it's similar, but I have this inner dialog going on saying, but those people that find something, it may not be their job right it made. They might have to grind it out really hard in their job, but it might be something outside of their job that they love to do that they're able to balance that and keep it going, because not all people everywhere are going to have full satisfaction in their jobs. You do agree with that? H I do, and I do. I got some great advice by David Meltzer once, okay, and he said that his grandfather gave him this advice and he said there's three things you need in your life. It's someone that you love, because you're going to spend your life with that person. They're going to be beside you. You want to make sure that they support you and you support them. You love each other. Find something that you love to do, because you're going to spend a third year life working, so you might as well do something that you really enjoy doing, or else why is it worth it? And then find the best damn bed you can get, because you spend a ton of time in that. So that's what you want to look for. A few years ago we got a brand new free king size bed on the kids and we've we dragged it to South Korea with us and we're working on that. We got. We got all three. I think I got that. That's great advice. And enclosing, why do you work? You mentioned it as few times. But in closing, Colin, why do you work? Specific what I work? Why I work because I gotta work and you do a good job. I mean, you know, might not be yeah, yeah, might not be a popular answer like Oh, I you know, like I want to do this and I would like we listen, we got to work, we got I will do something you love. You might as well make a positive impact on the world. Try to do your best to be a good person, but I work as I got to work. It's but it's the best answer. That nowadays is overlooked because a lot of people don't they don't believe that. They don't believe they got to work. It's the best answer. Yeah, you mix in with some good, nice motivations and other things, but Callin. I truly appreciate you coming on. You've been a great guest and you're very insightful and I hope people go check out your podcast and follow you and I hope to talk to you again. Thank you, Brian, I appreciate it. Thank you for listening to this episode of why we work with Brian v be sure to subscribe, follow and share with others so they too can be encouraged in their work. I hope that you have yourself a productive, be a joyful...

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