Mindset Metrics

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Are you currently working towards achieving a specific goal in your entrepreneurial journey? In this episode, we explore the mindset of entrepreneurship. Discover why possessing the necessary skills and knowledge isn’t always enough, and how a limiting mindset can hold individuals back from pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. Join us as we discuss the importance of having specific goals and setting high standards for quality of life. 💡

[01:34] Entrepreneurial Mindset vs. Day Job Mentality:

  • In a day job, you’ll never thrive as an entrepreneur due to constant authority figures and their rules.
  • Sharing a personal story, Igor talks about his brother, who essentially runs a bakery but tolerates being treated unfairly.
  • Despite possessing all the necessary skills and knowledge, many individuals are held back from pursuing entrepreneurial paths due to a limiting mindset.
  • Unlike his brother, Igor refuses to settle and has always had a standard in mind for what fair treatment means.

[03:10] Freedom and Quality of Life:

  • There’s no job in the world that can offer the freedom, quality of life, and opportunities one feels entitled to.
  • His basic minimum allowable standard for quality of life was much higher than any job could offer him.
  • Igor emphasizes that his success is the result of continuously striving for the standards he set for himself.

[03:58] Continuous Improvement:

  • Discussing the importance of continuous improvement and setting new goals once a standard has been achieved, Igor explains that he’s happiest when pursuing the next goal. 
  • He highlights the importance of having specific goals to work toward to avoid feeling lost in life.

[04:36] Entrepreneurial Traits:

  • Most successful entrepreneurs share the trait of always having a specific goal in mind.
  • Igor points out that the most successful entrepreneurs often have multiple goals they are working on simultaneously in different areas of life.
  • He explains that the journey of life is about learning about oneself through experiences and how one responds to them.
  • Having a specific goal to work towards is crucial; without it, life isn’t the same and it’s easy to feel lost.

[05:40] Igor’s Book On Email Marketing:



Igor Kheifets is an amazon best-selling author of the List Building Lifestyle: Confessions of an Email Millionaire.

He’s also the host of List Building Lifestyle, the podcast for anyone who wants to make more money and have more freedom by leveraging the power of an email list

He’s widely referred to as the go-to authority on building large responsive email lists in record time.

Igor’s passionate about showing people how to live the List Building Lifestyle.