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Episode 5 jay kellerman

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How do your habits factor into your success? How important is organization when it comes to being a leader and engaging in creative thinking? Those are some of the questions that today’s guest will discuss.

Jay Kellerman is a partner at Stikeman Elliot and one of the top mining lawyers in the world. Listen to today’s interview to hear what Jay has to say about how his upbringing influenced his career, why mentorship is so important and how to find mentors, and what his views are on how organization impacts his process.

Topics Discussed in This Episode

  • How Jay got into law
  • What about Jay’s upbringing influenced his adult life
  • Whether Jay thinks that leadership is a result of nature or nurture
  • Why mentorship is important
  • How to find a mentor
  • How momentum and habit-building factors into Jay’s success
  • Whether Jay uses a methodology for building habits
  • Jay’s views on organization
  • What steps Jay took in his career and what decisions led to those steps
  • How listeners can find Jay
  • Advice for listeners

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Quotes From the Show

“If somebody is going to mentor you, they need to see in the protégé, your desire, your ability, your commitment to the relationship with that.”

“You’re not the first person at the dance here, there’s been a series of people already, some have done great and some have disappointed and it all comes in that natural relationship.”

“I am a big believer in habit and everybody’s habits can be different, and you’ve got to find what works for you.”

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