"This is the importance of having vision in the world": Simon Sinek on the key principles in building a truly successful company

On Monday's 'Glenn Beck Program', author Simom Sinek joined Glenn to discuss his theory behind ‘the golden circle’ and his book Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t.

"There's a new era coming and things aren't going to be the same, at least if you want to be successful," Glenn said introducing Sinek.

How is one successful? In his book, Sinek details examples where companies transcend doing what is legally required and do what is morally right. He told Glenn the story of the Titanic, where the law only required that there be enough lifeboats for a quarter of the passengers on board. What happened? The Titanic hit an iceberg and 75% of the people onboard died because the owners decided to do what was legally required, not what was morally right.

Sinek also discusses companies that are culturally weak because they treat people as a disposable resource. Take a company that undertakes mass layoffs as a means of balancing the books.

"Now, forget about the people who have lost their jobs. Think about the people who kept their jobs. Think about the environment that that creates that every single person comes to work every single day knowing that they are disposable if the company doesn’t make its numbers. And what that does to us biologically, it actually makes us paranoid, cynical, mistrustful, and self-interested. And this is what you start to see in a lot of these organizations where self-interest trumps altruism or just service," Sinek said.

So what is a business supposed to do when it is trying to find the balance between financial solvency and accomplishing its larger goals?

"This is the importance of having vision in the world, which is when we know what we’re building towards, we understand that every single sort of quarter or year is purpose built. It’s in pursuit of, in service to, this higher purpose or higher calling or this greater vision that we have. Absent of vision, the only thing that we can see are the quarterly or the annual numbers, so we work towards the thing we can see," Sinek explained.

Coming back from a break, Glenn asked Sinek to talk about his past work and the importance of businesses finding their "Why" rather than a profit.

"What should your expectation be if it is to really change the world? Why is that better than somebody who would say to you to create this widget and make a bazillion dollars?" Glenn asked.

"Money is always a result, and the fact of the matter is as human beings, we want to feel like we belong to something bigger than ourselves. And what we find is that the greatest leaders are actually the best followers because as leaders, they see themselves in service to a purpose or a cause or a belief larger than themselves. And so all of their behaviors and all of their decisions are guided by this cause that they’re on, this pursuit, this journey. And so starting with why is an essential component of leadership because it’s the reason we would show up in the first place," Sinek said.

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Everything comes down to the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. If we lose both races, we lose the country. Democrats know this and are pouring in millions to usher in a Marxist agenda.

As the Left tries to hide how radical the two candidates really are, Glenn takes us inside the Democrat war room to expose the wolf in pastor's clothing, Raphael Warnock, and America's Justin Trudeau, Jon Ossoff. Socialism, the Green New Deal, and "defund the police" are all on the table. And Glenn warns of what's to come if conservatives don't activate: Chuck Schumer will weaponize the Senate, and the radical Left will launch an all-out assault to ravage the Constitution.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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