21 min

A Leader's Legacy: What do you want to be Remembered for‪?‬ The L3 Leadership Podcast with Doug Smith

    • Management

If you've listened to the past two episodes, you've heard my republished conversations with two great leaders who both passed recently: Tunch Ilkin and Jay Passavant. These interviews have had me reflecting on what it means to leave a legacy, particularly as a leader.
Today, I talk about why it’s important to leave a legacy. I share some questions everyone should ask themselves, and I emphasize the importance of recognizing and accepting that you will die. I share a collection of Biblical and non-Biblical quotes on death, and I note that no one is promised tomorrow. I call you to stop taking life and leadership for granted, and I note that there are no do-overs in life. I stress the importance of living intentionally, and I note that people and relationships are what really matter in the end. I talk about how to create a life plan and the power of being honest with yourself, and I note that God’s plan for you is better than any plan you could come up with on your own.
"It's only when you recognize that you have a finite number of days on this planet that you can actually begin to live with wisdom, to live with purpose, and to live with intentionality."
- Doug Smith
"If you're not happy with the life that you've lived...here's the exciting news: you're still breathing."
- Doug Smith
"At the end of the day, we’re not remembered for what we do, but by the people that we impact."
- Doug Smith 
Key Takeaways this week on the L3 Leadership Podcast:
●       One day, you really are going to die.
●       Life goes quickly, no matter how long you're here.
●       No one is promised tomorrow.
●       If you were going to die today, what would you think and feel about your life?
●       Stop taking life and leadership for granted.
●       Do you know how beautiful life is?
●       Everything is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
●       You have one shot to make this work.
●       Determine what you want your legacy to be and start living intentionally.
●       People will summarize your life in one sentence. Pick it now.
●       People and relationships are all that matter in the end.
●       Create a life plan.
●       The greatest legacy you'll leave behind.
●       Reality is your friend; be honest with yourself.
Mentioned Resources:
●       Heaven by Randy Alcorn
●       Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy 
●       Henne Jewelers
●       Beratung Advisors
 
Welcome to the L3 Leadership Podcast!
 Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, where we’re obsessed with helping you grow to your maximum potential and maximize the impact of your leadership.
If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to the show and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts.
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If you've listened to the past two episodes, you've heard my republished conversations with two great leaders who both passed recently: Tunch Ilkin and Jay Passavant. These interviews have had me reflecting on what it means to leave a legacy, particularly as a leader.
Today, I talk about why it’s important to leave a legacy. I share some questions everyone should ask themselves, and I emphasize the importance of recognizing and accepting that you will die. I share a collection of Biblical and non-Biblical quotes on death, and I note that no one is promised tomorrow. I call you to stop taking life and leadership for granted, and I note that there are no do-overs in life. I stress the importance of living intentionally, and I note that people and relationships are what really matter in the end. I talk about how to create a life plan and the power of being honest with yourself, and I note that God’s plan for you is better than any plan you could come up with on your own.
"It's only when you recognize that you have a finite number of days on this planet that you can actually begin to live with wisdom, to live with purpose, and to live with intentionality."
- Doug Smith
"If you're not happy with the life that you've lived...here's the exciting news: you're still breathing."
- Doug Smith
"At the end of the day, we’re not remembered for what we do, but by the people that we impact."
- Doug Smith 
Key Takeaways this week on the L3 Leadership Podcast:
●       One day, you really are going to die.
●       Life goes quickly, no matter how long you're here.
●       No one is promised tomorrow.
●       If you were going to die today, what would you think and feel about your life?
●       Stop taking life and leadership for granted.
●       Do you know how beautiful life is?
●       Everything is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
●       You have one shot to make this work.
●       Determine what you want your legacy to be and start living intentionally.
●       People will summarize your life in one sentence. Pick it now.
●       People and relationships are all that matter in the end.
●       Create a life plan.
●       The greatest legacy you'll leave behind.
●       Reality is your friend; be honest with yourself.
Mentioned Resources:
●       Heaven by Randy Alcorn
●       Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy 
●       Henne Jewelers
●       Beratung Advisors
 
Welcome to the L3 Leadership Podcast!
 Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, where we’re obsessed with helping you grow to your maximum potential and maximize the impact of your leadership.
If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to the show and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts.
Spotify I Stitcher I Apple Podcasts I iHeart Radio I TuneIn I Google Podcasts I Amazon Music

21 min