Corey Poirier: Pursuing Your Passions & Achieving Success

Chatting With Champions Podcast Interview #74. Tyler Basu and Corey Poirier “Pursuing Your Passions & Achieving Success”

Corey Poirier | Pursuing Your Passions & Achieving Success | Chatting With Champions Corey Poirier is an award winning Speaker, Entrepreneur and Corporate Customer Service & Sales Training Specialist. He is publisher of Island Business News, author of four acclaimed books, creator of three audio programs and the host of a new radio show entitled “Conversations with Passions,” a variety show that features interviews with world-wide leaders. Over the years, Corey has interviewed 2,500 of the world’s high achievers including Jack Canfield , John Gray, Dr. John Izzo, and Chalene Johnson just to name a few.

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Topics discussed in this interview:

  • Corey’s background and early experiences in business
  • Why he left the corporate world to do stand-up comedy
  • Why he pivoted from stand-up comedy to professional speaking
  • How to get started as a professional speaker
  • Why Corey started a radio show and began interviewing successful people
  • The best advice Corey has been given from the people he’s interviewed
  • Corey’s definition of success
  • Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

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Key quotes:

  • Everything that we’ve done in the past gets us ready for what we’re doing today.
  • Some people live their whole life without ever finding their passion.
  • Take massive action first, and learn in the trenches as you go.
  • The only way you’re going to get really good really quick is to know what you’re doing wrong.
  • The law of attraction isn’t as important as the law of action.
  • Success is about knowing what your purpose is, living that purpose every day, and helping other people get to their purpose.
  • Nobody has ever achieved greatness without stepping outside of their comfort zone.