The Importance of Entrepreneurs, The Entrepreneurial Personality Type, and Why There’s Nothing Wrong With You with Alex Charfen [PODCAST 77]

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The Importance of Entrepreneurs, The Entrepreneurial Personality Type, and Why There’s Nothing Wrong With You with Alex Charfen [PODCAST 77]



The importance of entrepreneurs can’t be overstated.


Alex Charfen, today’s guest, firmly believes that Entrepreneurs are critical for growth, momentum, and the economy. As he looks back at the founding of the United States he sees that all but one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence was an entrepreneur. That means the nation was based on the spirit and mentality of the entrepreneur.

You’ll likely recognize the importance of Entrepreneurs and the power of “The Entrepreneurial Personality Type” as we discuss Alex’s new book and why you need to know there is nothing wrong with you.

In fact, if you’ve ever thought you were different, or that you were a little awkward, or felt like a misfit, or unique, then you just might have a new sense of confidence after hearing what Alex has to share with you.

Every successful entrepreneur has built ritual(s) and structure into their lives.

Entrepreneurs are acutely sensitive to pressure and noise in the world. As a high achieving entrepreneur, you can eliminate pressure and noise by using rituals and structure so you can simplify and leverage your time and energy.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:

  • Introduction to the Importance of Entrepreneurs, the Entrepreneurial Personality Type and Why Nothing is Wrong with You, [0:32]
  • Who is Alex Charfen; [1:09]
  • The two questions Alex asks high level coaching clients to empower them; [2:23]
  • Why Alex says that we are momentum based beings; [7:10]
  • What is the entrepreneurial personality type? [9:24]
  • Why high sensitivity and awareness are the top entrepreneurial traits; [12:41]
  • How entrepreneurs can handle the sensitivity and awareness of their personality; [15:10]
  • The concept of “pressure and noise” and what entrepreneurs can do with it; [16:52]
  • The solution for overwhelm; [19:30]
  • How you can tap into the insights are collective learning from thousands of years; [22:03]
  • How labels are attempts to define us, but don’t work for us; [24:45]
  • Why Alex Charfen does what he does in the world; [25:40]
  • How you can get Alex’s book, “The Entrepreneurial Personality Type”; [27:19]
  • The importance of contribution and how it gets confused; [28:55]
  • Gratitude: Alex thanks his wife; [30:23]
  • Why community is vitally important for EPTs; [31:23]
  • Legacy: What Alex wants to leave for his children and others; [34:08]
  • The top strategies that have been a game-changer in the last 12 months; [35:49]
  • Take Action: What you can do today; [37:50]

Get in touch with ALEX CHARFEN


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SnapChat: @AlexCharfen

Facebook: Alex’s EPT Group





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