In 2003, Mike Malatesta sat down and wrote his goals sheet. He planned for the next 10 years (2013) and then 10 years after that (2023). That’s when it occurred to him: he wouldn’t achieve his goals if he was still running his business. This realization came at a good time as he geared up to sell his waste management business that he built from the ground up.
Listen to this episode for tips on how to approach your manager when you’re feeling burned out in your job, ways to be the best leader and influencer possible, and for a book that just might change your life.
[02:27] Mike’s BS’er Moment
[05:09] Being Influenced and Being Influential
- Transparency and vulnerability are okay
- Continue to educate yourself
 Advice to the Burned Out Employee
- Do you think you can change your situation?
- Osmosis presumption
- Be introspective
- Have a conversation
[11:50] Addressing the Conflict
[14:17] Mike’s Goals
- Developed goals sheet in 2003
- Wouldn’t accomplish goals while running the business
- Non-fiction and fiction books
[22:05] Productivity Tip
- Read Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill
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