Overcoming The Nice Guy Syndrome

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Would you like some book recommendations on mindset-focused books? Step into the world of personal development with Igor on the List Building Lifestyle podcast. ๐ŸŽง Discover his ever-evolving reading list and how it reflects his journey of growth and transformation. ๐Ÿ“š From mindset shifts to mastering techniques, Igor shares invaluable insights to empower you on your path of self-improvement and success. Tune in to ignite your drive for growth and embrace the journey ahead. ๐ŸŒŸ

[01:33] Mindset vs. Techniques:

  • Reading recommendations change as we grow and evolve in life, but a few books remain constant.
  • There are two main approaches to reading lists: mindset and technique-focused. 
  • Mindset is more crucial because with the right mindset, you can master techniques, but great techniques won’t suffice with a poor mindset.

[02:32] Mindset Books Recommendations:

  • “No More Mr. Nice Guy” by Robert Glover discusses the importance of prioritizing one’s own goals and desires, even if it means not always pleasing others.
  • “The Secret of Selling Anything” by Harry Browne emphasizes that selling is not inherently negative and teaches the importance of overcoming preconceived notions about money and sales.

[07:06] Techniques and Strategies Recommendations:

  • “E Myth” or “Work the System” are books focusing on automation and maximizing ROI with less time and effort.
  • Learning skills like copywriting is vital for beginners as it’s the art of influencing people through written words, making it a valuable investment of time and effort.
  • “Dan Kennedy’s Ultimate Sales Letter” by Dan S. Kennedy teaches how to craft persuasive sales letters for driving action and results.
  • “How to Tell a Story” by Gary Provost provides insights into crafting captivating narratives for effective communication.
  • “Open Click Buy” by Junk Benson offers actionable strategies for creating marketing campaigns that convert and engage.
  • “Hypnotic Writing” by Joe Vitale explores language techniques for influencing and persuading others in writing.
  • “Triggers” by Joe Sugarman examines psychological triggers in consumer behavior and how to leverage them for effective marketing.

[10:35] Mindset Shifts for Success:

  • “Extreme Ownership” by Jocko Willink encourages taking full responsibility for one’s actions and outcomes, eliminating blame and victim mentality.
  • The mindset that makes you believe the world owes you something needs to change. 
  • Your outcomes are the result of your own actions and decisions. Everything within your control is your responsibility.
  • There are things beyond our control. But even when they happen, we can still choose how we react. If we see everything as a challenge instead of a roadblock, nothing can truly stop us.
  • The journey from a mindset of entitlement to one of taking ownership, stresses that success comes from personal actions and decisions.

[12:31] Igor’s Book On Email Marketing:



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

Heโ€™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

Heโ€™s widely referred to as the go-to authority on building large responsive email lists in record time.

Igorโ€™s passionate about showing people how to live the List Building Lifestyle.