103. Travis Chappell On Playing The Long Game

On today’s episode of Should I Start a Podcast we talk all things long term vs short term. We all know it’s easy to see the pleasure of a short-term gain. Buying that cool wallet off Amazon will feels good, tasting the juicy flavors of that big mac as it slides into your mouth is amazing. But while those types of short-term decisions make us feel good in the moment, long-term, they’re not as good for us. Giving up those quick fixes is challenging and doing things for long-term gains can often be even harder. Where do we even start?

This is where our guest, Travis Chappell gives us incredible insight. Travis has had some amazing pay off with long term focus, you could even call him the king of long-term goal setting. At 22 years old made his first six figures and he shares with us an  in-depth chat about delaying gratification to get more significant gains in the future. How certain personality types are more prone to long-term benefits than others. Travis believes that anyone can train themselves in the discipline of putting off short-term pleasures for long-term goals.

Tune in for an incredible insight that cover topics such as:

  • The Marshmallow Test.
  • Why waiting for perfection will hurt you in the long run
  • How creating your perspective in life can change your world
  • Why you should define your success
  • Why time is more important than money
  • How to know when never to start something
  • How your reasons can often be excuses
  • Why shortcuts don’t exist


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Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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