Alex Hormozi: How the best entrepreneurs REDEFINE reality..

Last updated: Jun 16, 2023

The video discusses the power of labeling and how negative labels can harm individuals by making them believe that normal variations in the human condition are problems.

This video by Alex Hormozi was published on Apr 20, 2022.
Video length: 14:07.

In this video, Alex Hormozi talks about the power of labeling and how it can affect our perception of reality.

He gives examples of how positive labels can be used to persuade people to take action, while negative labels can harm individuals by making them believe that normal variations in the human condition are problems.

He also discusses the importance of being aware of the labels we use and how they can redefine our reality.

  • Alex Hormozi is an entrepreneur, investor, and CEO of Acquisition.com.
  • Labeling is one of the strongest powers that exist in the mind.
  • Creating a positive label that is associated with a person can create cognitive dissonance.
  • Labeling can harm individuals by making them believe that normal variations in the human condition are problems.
  • Normal variations in the human condition exist on continuums.
  • People often define being human as the problem, which is why they suffer so much.
  • People have the power to choose how they respond to circumstances.

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Introduction

  • Alex Hormozi is an entrepreneur, investor, and CEO of Acquisition.com.
  • He talks about how to eliminate problems in life without taking any action.
  • Labeling is one of the strongest powers that exist in the mind.
  • Our minds are meaning-making machines, and we determine what is meaningful and what is not.
  • Labeling is powerful when it comes to persuading people to do things.
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The Power of Labeling

  • Labeling is one of the strongest powers that exist in the mind.
  • Our minds are meaning-making machines, and we determine what is meaningful and what is not.
  • Labeling is powerful when it comes to persuading people to do things.
  • Creating a positive label that is associated with a person can create cognitive dissonance.
  • Labeling can be used to change people's worldviews and perspectives on life.
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The Danger of Negative Labels

  • Labeling normal variations in the human condition with negative experiences can harm individuals.
  • People start to upgrade a finite emotional condition into a long-standing emotional disturbance because they think it's a problem.
  • It's easy to sell people on why these things are problems, and big pharma is the king of this.
  • Labeling can harm individuals by making them believe that normal variations in the human condition are problems.
  • Labeling can create a negative self-image and lead to self-sabotage.
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The Importance of Recognizing Continuums

  • Labeling one side of a continuum as bad and the other side as good is dangerous.
  • People think they have a problem when they are not feeling happy or energized.
  • Normal variations in the human condition exist on continuums.
  • In order for there to be light, there must be darkness.
  • In order for there to be good, there must also be bad.
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The Power of Labeling

  • Entrepreneurs must be careful about the things they label.
  • People often ascribe positive and negative labels to things without understanding the ramifications.
  • People create implied threats to themselves and the universe by using language patterns like "shoulds," "musts," and "needs."
  • Language patterns are indications of broken thought patterns.
  • People often define being human as the problem, which is why they suffer so much.
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The Human Experience

  • Being unhappy, tired, and stressed are normal variations in the human condition.
  • Eliminating one side of the continuum can cause people to become numb to the human experience as a whole.
  • People suffer because they feel like the way they are living is somehow wrong or bad.
  • The human experience has peaks and troughs, and it is normal and okay.
  • Creating a mental refrain can help people accept negative emotions without judgment.
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The Power of Choice

  • Between circumstance and response is choice.
  • People have the power to choose how they respond to circumstances.
  • Power is formed as humans by the choices they make between circumstance and response.
  • Two people can be exposed to the same stimulus, but one person perseveres and the other does not because of the choices they make.
  • Wisdom begins with a definition of terms, and most arguments or disagreements can be resolved if both people come to an agreement on terms.
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Suffering is Optional

  • Suffering is optional.
  • People often want to decrease their emotional disturbances.
  • Changing expectations about what being human really means can help people avoid suffering.
  • Creating a mental refrain can help people accept negative emotions without judgment.
  • People have control over the judgment they apply to the emotions they experience and the response they have as a result.
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The Power of Labeling

  • Defining terms is important in order to come to an agreement.
  • Clear communication and thinking can be achieved by being clear about the words used.
  • Emotional disturbances can be resolved by realizing that they were never problems to begin with, only that they were defined that way.
  • People suffer because they choose to define their experience as suffering.
  • Experiencing the full spectrum of the human experience is a life well-lived.
  • Removing the judgment of self can help in being present for the experience and enjoying it for what it is.
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The Middle Path

  • The middle path is understanding both sides of the human experience and not saying either one is good or bad, but they just are.
  • Removing the judgment of self can help in being present for the experience and enjoying it for what it is.
  • Experiencing emotions is normal and part of being human.
  • Creating suffering for ourselves by saying that there is a problem with simply existing during a period of time on a continuum can lead to long-standing problems.
  • Experiencing the full spectrum of the human experience is a life well-lived.
  • Being human is not wrong or bad.

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