The YOU Economy, with Jim McCabe.

Episode 285

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Jim McCabe is Vice President and General Manager for SUCCESS. With 25-years experience in the media industry, Jim has seen the industry change from traditional print to early digital adoption, and finally, print and digital integration, and has successfully led major publications through these challenges. Before joining SUCCESS in 2014, Jim’s leadership as a partner at LongBoard Media, executive vice president of PC Mag, and publisher of Fast Company and Worth magazine earned him a reputation as a champion for leading print publications into the digital age.


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Secret – timesaving technique

Jim writes down a list of priorities — continuously evaluate what needs to be done. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

Work on your relationships — Jim connects with everyone on his team every day.

Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful

“Focus — determine with your team what you want to accomplish, where you want to go, and a clear path on getting there.”

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“It’s more important to include people than exclude people.”


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


What systems should business owners put into place sooner?

I would put in personal development systems — people value other people that are trying to get better.

What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?

  1. Be committed to the purpose
  2. Have courage
  3. Be flexible

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