Join us for an eye-opening conversation with Professor Paul McGee, a renowned motivational speaker and bestselling author. As a visiting professor at the University of Chester, he’s one of Europe’s leading authorities on change, workplace relationships, leadership, customer service, resilience, wellbeing, and communication. With over a quarter of a million books sold and speeches in 40+ countries, Professor McGee has empowered countless individuals. In this episode, we explore a range of thought-provoking topics, including the experience of loneliness for both introverts and extroverts. We also dive into the intriguing connection between happiness and success, dissect the concept of optimism, and delve into 7 pivotal questions that serve as valuable tools for combatting challenges. Tune in to gain a fresh perspective and discover how to overcome obstacles on your path to personal and professional success.
02:31 – Paul speaks about himself, introducing who he is.
06:01 – What events led Paul to become ill?
12:21 – How long Paul was ill.
19:42 – How can someone start to take action?
32:33 – Exploring feelings of loneliness for both introverts and extroverts.
45:32 – Delving into the relationship between happiness and success. Are they truly distinct?
51:13 – Unpacking the concept of people lacking optimism.
54:13 – Identifying the 7 questions that can aid you in overcoming challenges.
01:00:56 – Assessing the obstacles that may hinder the application of these insights.