He’s one of the wisest men I’ve had the pleasure to know and learn from. Rarely have I met a person who has the people skills he possesses and can transfer those to others in such a way that so strongly takes hold.
A pharmacist by profession he’s twice been awarded Walmart Pharmacist of the Year for the Wisconsin region as well as being the WEAU-TV 13 Sunshine Award winner.
And he considers himself to be a service provider first…and only then a healthcare provider.
Humble and soft-spoken, he’s the person customers and fellow team members seek out for advice, a joke and a kind, uplifting word of encouragement.
Corey Jahnke is also a student — a perpetual, ongoing student — and a teacher (Yes, I really do refer to him as, The Zen Pharmacist) of success and personal development.
And, his new book, The Successful Thinker, has everything it takes to become a classic in that genre.
Written as a business parable, it’s a quick, easy-to-read, and life/business changing story based on what the author calls “The 7 Laws of 21st Century Leadership.”
In this brief interview with Corey, we mainly explore what I believe is the premise of everything he teaches; the ability to catch ourselves telling a “really lousy story” about our own lives and situations, as well as about others.
Yes, it’s much more than that. However, just listening to what he says in this discussion can make a huge difference in your personal and professional effectiveness.
Enjoy our chat!
See what I mean? Easy to see why he has won awards in his field. The wisdom in this book can help you to win awards in yours. 🙂
Visit his website, www.TheSuccessfulThinker.com and receive the first four chapters, as well as some other value-based goodies. Be prepared to be hooked on the book well before you are through reading those chapters.
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This is pretty cool to listen to two people that I respect so much. Great job Bob and Corey and I look forward to downloading the book now.
Mike: Thank you. You are in that same group, from my perspective, my great friend!
Thank You Mike Benton. I really enjoyed this interview. Bob was extremely helpful in the creation of the book. To get to discuss it with him was an honor I will cherish forever!
I had the privilege of meeting Corey at a table in West Palm Beach four years ago this month. When you get to know him, his humble attitude and professional demeanor at first masks his depth of knowledge and impact on those around him. In time you will view him as a treasured resource. It is a pleasure watching Corey grow, and even more so seeing those who he brings along in their own growth journey. Thanks to both of you for the interview, you had me grinning this morning. I don’t know two classier guys than Corey Jahnke and Bob Burg.
Corey: The honor was mine. Thank YOU.
Wow – thank you, Craig. Very kind of you. And what you said about Corey is absolutely true. The more you get to know him…
Great interview with very inspiring insights between two great leaders. I look forward to digging into the book.
Andrei: Thank you. So glad you enjoyed it. Of course, Corey did the heaving lifting on that one. I have a feeling you’re going to love his book!
Bob, I’ve not heard of Corey before, but I am interested in him now! The idea of “Our story” is so fundamental to our success that it cannot be ignored. It also names the process by which we give ourselves input. Marshall Goldsmith says in his book, Mojo, that when we name something it’s much easier to recall and use. I’ll be using this term more often with my clients as a result.
Thanks for sharing Corey with us and I’ll certainly have a look at his site and book!
Michael, thank you. Always great to hear from you. Thank you for your kind words and thoughtful insights regarding the interview with Corey. And, I love that insight from Marshall Goldsmith, as well! Enjoy Corey’s book, and keep up all your great coaching work!
Great interview with Corey and this comes at a perfect time as I am currently recreating my brand from the ground up and am currently writing my story.
Missed your Monday Morning insights!
Jeff, thank you. So glad you enjoyed it. And, yes, this book will be very helpful in that regard. Wishing you much success in telling yourself “a great story.”
Eric, thank you for your very kind feedback. Totally agree with your thoughts regarding Corey’s message. Enjoy the book and his site!
Enjoyed the interview Bob ..great message Cory for all business leaders to learn from. Am looking forward to diving into your book. Have subscribed to your site and will be sure to share
Great to hear a couple of true “Go-Givers” simply go get it! Passionate description of “The Successful Thinker” and I will be getting it. I am off to my annual beach trip soon and this will be the perfect time to pick up this inspirational read.
Bob, wonderful job describing our great friend! Nice work gentlemen.
🙂 Thank you, Gary. Very kind of you. Corey really outdid himself with this book, and it’s truly an honor to be able to feature him here! Enjoy your annual beach trip!
Refreshing and energizing. How wonderful to listen in as two good friends share such wisdom. Thank you!
Very grateful for your kind comment, Dondi. So glad you enjoyed it. Thank you!