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Shannon Waller – Strategic Coach

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# Episode 144


In Episode #144 Ari sits down to speak with Shannon Waller of [Strategic Coach]( During their lengthy conversation, Shannon and Ari talk about _unique abilities_; how they can be identified, implemented and continually developed.

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**Time Stamped Show Notes:**

– 15:35 – Introduction of Shannon Waller of [Strategic Coach](

– 15:55 – Defining Shannon’s 3 passions

– 16:35 – Teamwork

– 16:45 – Effectiveness

– 17:25 – Strategy

– 17:45 – Shannon talks about Dan Sullivan _and _Strategic Coach

– 18:05 – The Ceiling of Complexity

– 19:20 – Don’t tell people how to do things, provide them with a system so they can use their own strengths to forge the future

– 21:20 – Tune into what is essential

– 22:25 – The differences between DISC and KOLBE profiles

– 25:23 – Unique Abilities are things you have a passion for, do better than most, are constantly trying to improve and find energizing

– 26:30 – Where do you get to be the hero?

– 26:49 – Find the right audience for your unique abilities

– 30:15 – Protecting unique abilities versus leveraging them

– 30:49 – Surround yourself with people who complement your skills

– 35:30 – Finding quality team members is a real challenge for a lot of people

– 36:10 – The process of FINDING unique ability

– 39:33 – Shannon’s _Top 3 Things to be More Effective:_

– 39:46 – Figure out your unique ability and do it

– 39:50 – Surround yourself with people who love to do what you don’t—forge a partnership

– 40:03 – Bring your heart to what you do

– 40:45 – []( and [](

**7 Key Points:**

  1. Teamwork, Effectiveness and Strategy are markers for success.
  2. Unique abilities are meaningless without an audience that can appreciate your possession of said abilities.

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