Alex Hormozi: The SEASON OF NO (What it Takes to Win)

Last updated: Jun 18, 2023

The video is about the importance of entering a "season of no" in order to achieve success by focusing on the one thing that matters most and saying no to everything else.

This video by Alex Hormozi was published on Apr 12, 2023.
Video length: 09:39.

 

In this video, Alex Hormozi talks about the importance of entering a "season of no" in order to achieve success.

He explains that successful people say no to almost everything and that he has experienced huge amounts of growth during periods where he has said no to friends, social events, and even alcohol. Hormozi emphasizes the need to focus on the one thing that matters most and to make goals accordingly, saying that most plans taken to their natural end are actually pretty good.

He also warns against being undisciplined and getting distracted by opportunistic yeses and one-off deals, which can lead to a lack of focus on the main thing.

 

  • Entering a season of no is important for productivity and success.
  • Saying no is a deposit into your personal energy account.
  • Entering a season of no can lead to huge amounts of growth in a short period of time.
  • Focus means seeing no to a thousand other good ideas.
  • Staying focused on the one thing that matters most can lead to scaling and growth.

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The Season of No

  • Entering a season of no is important for productivity and success.
  • Successful people say no to almost everything.
  • A season of no is a temporary period of extreme focus on the one thing that matters most.
  • During a season of no, saying no to social events, alcohol, and other distractions is necessary.
  • Tricking your brain into thinking that saying no is actually a yes to the thing that matters most is important.
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The Importance of Saying No

  • Saying no is a deposit into your personal energy account.
  • Focus means saying no to a hundred other good ideas.
  • Opportunistic yeses and no's can lead to inefficiency and distract from the main thing.
  • Being selective on the one thing that matters most is important for success.
  • Undisciplined entrepreneurs cannot focus on the thing that matters most.
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The Benefits of a Season of No

  • Entering a season of no can lead to huge amounts of growth in a short period of time.
  • Building the one thing that matters most can lead to more opportunities in the future.
  • Being disciplined and focused on the one thing that matters most is attractive to investors.
  • Most plans taken to their natural end are actually pretty good.
  • Staying in one industry or game for a long period of time can lead to success.
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The Power of Focus

  • Focus means seeing no to a thousand other good ideas.
  • Being selective on the one thing that matters most is important for leverage.
  • Most people don't achieve success because they don't do the thing that matters most enough times or for long enough.
  • Staying focused on the one thing that matters most can lead to scaling and growth.
  • Doing one thing for a long period of time can lead to success in that industry or game.
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The Importance of Saying No

  • Focus on the one thing that matters most and say no to everything else.
  • Don't do work that's below your pay grade.
  • Family obligations are a choice and a trade-off.
  • Business contacts can be a distraction and cost you time.
  • Entering a season of no can help you achieve your goals.
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How to Enter a Season of No

  • Write down the things you're willing to sacrifice for your goal.
  • Make a big to-do list and prioritize the most important tasks.
  • Say no to everything else to focus on the work in front of you.
  • Change your environment to change your behavior.
  • Allow no space for anything else to occur to become more productive.
  • Choose to say no to more activities than your competitors to make faster progress.

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