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What 3 Bricklayers Can Tell Us About the Power of Mindset with Phillip Ramsey and Bryan Dewhurst

Episode 53:

There’s a parable we came across about the 3 bricklayers: one sees it as a dead-end job, the other sees it as a career that pays the bills, and the other can’t wait to wake up tomorrow and keep building a beautiful cathedral.

The point is, the same set of circumstances can be met with different mindsets. We want nothing less than to help people wake up and feel passionate about whatever it is they are doing. None of that happens overnight, and mindset is just the start.

In this duocast, we talk about what it takes to go from being frustrated about your day-to-day, to living out your gifts and calling that God has given you. We’ve lived it ourselves, and we’ve helped clients at every stage of the bricklayer continuum – and it never gets old (because guess what? We’re doing what we love!)

What You Will Learn in this Episode:

  • The difference between doing a job, making a living, and living your dreams
  • How to take the right steps when you are in a job you hate
  • How mindset impacts the move from being a bricklayer to owning a brickyard
  • How to use your God-given gifts to guide your own destiny
  • The problem with golden handcuffs
  • Why mindset makes the same experience different for different people
  • How to build wealth in multiple ways out of your passion and integrity
“If your work feels like a dead end, you should be focused on a budget, and a budget, and a budget.” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet “A job you hate is not sustainable.” – Phillip Ramsey Click To Tweet “Saving and staying out of debt is all about locking in the intentionality of that paycheck and using that to a higher purpose.” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet “When you are making a living (not necessarily living your dream) you at least know what you need to earn, and are being purposeful with the excess.” – Phillip Ramsey Click To Tweet “Sometimes the people we attract are just not challenged in life. They’re missing that sense of excitement. They want to do something different, but it's scary.” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet “Golden handcuffs are not all bad. They may give you some stability while you pursue your passion beyond your job.” – Phillip Ramsey Click To Tweet “When you are doing what you love, you don’t ‘network.’ You build authentic relationships with people who are passionate about the same things.” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet