Growth Mindset & Dealing with Imposter Syndrome with Hunter Baker
In this episode of the Peak Performance Selling podcast, Jordan talks to Hunter Baker. An experienced and empathetic sales leader herself, Hunter knows a thing or two about setting up a team for success and inevitably, helping them deal with failure as well. She also shares her struggles with imposter syndrome why having a growth mindset is the best way to overcome it. If you’re always looking forward to growth and learning, then failures are just mere learning opportunities.
- Hunter's pivotal learning moment
- Dealing with imposter syndrome
- You either have growth mindset, or you don't
- The traits that make someone worth investing in
- Let your team set their own goals
- How to show up everyday at your best
Hunter: "It's okay to not be great from day one. You're gonna shine in this area, or maybe this other person doesn't shine. I need a well-rounded team so you go shine in the areas where you're good. The other things will come and you don't need to worry about the imposter syndrome."
Hunter: "Acknowledge the elephant in the room. Real or fabricated or whatever, it's important that you don't know it all, all of the time otherwise you stop learning. If you are the smartest person in the room, you should probably check yourself."
Hunter: "If you don't let people jump off a cliff and fail, they won't learn anything. If they are already doing the job, they're ready for the next job, not the job that they're already doing."
Hunter: "It all starts with hiring. If you hire the wrong people for what you're looking for, then you can't make someone who doesn't have that mindset into someone who has that mindset. It's one of those intangibles that you either have or don't."
Hunter: "My value is building. Give me a project, give me a problem, and tell me to go figure it out, and I will do it 9 times out of 10. Probably not every time. But I need problems because I really like solving them and I get great satisfaction from that."
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About Jordan Benjamin
Jordan is the founder of My Core OS. After spending years in sales, working with sellers and studying peak performance he found an opportunity to help sellers level up to not only build peak performance at work, but to also create harmony between work and life so you can sustain performance over the long term.