April 5, 2017 Ep.200 ~ Shutting Down a $400k/Year Business to Follow His Passion ~ Jiro Taylor

“Training your attention is like training a muscle, and I believe training your attention is some of the most important work you can do!“ Jiro Taylor On the podcast today, I am very happy to introduce entrepreneur, personal growth leader, and flow state master Jiro Taylor. Jiro is the founder a movement that helps entrepreneurs grow personally and find a deeper awareness in their work and lives. It is called FlowState Collective. Today we will learn why Jiro dissolved a very successful company after creating a high level of income in a very short period of time. It can be a bit counter-intuitive to leave hundreds of thousands of dollars on the table to follow your passion. This is exactly what Jiro did, and he shares why it was one of the best decisions of his life. For those of you out there that are in this spot, and are wanting to make a leap into the next stage in your life, this is the episode for you and those that want to learn more about the science of flow state, this episode is for you. “The cost of that (distractions) could take up to 20 minutes to get back into that previous state of flow.” Jiro Taylor 01:49: Jiro’s Story 13:13: Deciding to Step Away From a $400,000/Year Business 22:39: Is Stepping Away From Your Business a Good Decision 26:43: What is Flow State? 28:46: Ways to Get Into Flow State 32:00: What is Front Loading the Thinking? 37:30: Difference Between Flow-State and Presence “As we evolve…what we demand from life changes. And for me, that was reflective of the amount of value I could provide” Jiro Taylor Steps to Become Better at Flow-State 1. Prioritize It 2. Flow Follows Focus, Focus is the Doorway to Flow 3. Mindfulness and Single-Tasking “I actually design my whole life to be in flow-state as much as I possibly can.” Jiro Taylor Honorable Mentions: Flow State Collective Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/tfpp-flowstate-collective/id1049563447?mt=2 Contact Info: jiro@theflowstatecollective.com http://www.flowstate.co http://www.flowtribe.co/ Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/entrepreneur-house-live-in/id1069958541?mt=2