EPISODE 17
MATT DEVRIES
Date: March 6, 2018
Christian DeVries – Matt DeVries

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PREGAME:  MEET MATT DEVRIES

Matt DeVries is a law partner at Burr & Forman, LLP, where he is head of the construction service group of the law firm.  His practice focuses on construction law, entertainment law, and complex commercial litigation.  He is also the author of www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com, a construction-related blog that focuses on—that’s right—best practices in the construction industry.  He also blogs at www.TheSameAsYou.com, a leadership blog that focuses on juggling work, family, and life.  Matt is married to Courtney, and they have seven children.  Finally, he’s my brother!

1ST HALF: LESSONS FROM MENTORS

Live mentors – The ones in our everyday life.

Virtual mentors – Wake up, Warrior

Be authentic is being real.

Tell yourself to stop lying.

Results don’t lie.

Words do matter and when are mentoring others – even when we don’t realize it.

HALFTIME – THE KEY POINTS TO HELP YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY

MOVIE: Facing the Giants

QUOTE: Leo Tolstoy – Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing themselves.

DAILY HABIT:  Hitting every morning before 8:00 am

MEASURING STICK: Tangible Matrix:  Do my clothes fit? Debt Fee in 2018.

MEASURING STICK: Intangible: Am I connecting with my family

2nd HALF: OVERCOMING FAILURE

Dealing with my health – The daily struggle effects every day of my life – I need to embrace it

 

IN THE LOCKER ROOM – LEGACY QUESTIONS 

AH HA MOMENT: Learning to show up in conversation – Becoming aware of the words that I use matter.

NEED TO KNOW TO GROW: Growing takes work, you have to do the work.  The first step – stop lying. Start looking in the mirror

POSTGAME

RESOURCES MENTIONED:

www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com

www.TheSameAsYou.com

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/devriesmatt

 

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PEAK PERFORMANCE QUESTIONS AND ACTION

Are you lying to yourself?