Luis Scott on Why Leadership Has to Hurt Sometimes

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Answering the call to leadership comes with many benefits. Here on PYP, conversations often revolve around all the great results choosing leadership as a life path brings. But if we’re being honest with ourselves, leadership hurts sometimes. Today’s guest Luis Scott talks candidly about the painful side of leadership, while also shining a light on why there is no better option to pursue.

Luis Scott is a highly respected attorney, sought-after speaker and the owner of 8 Figure Firm Consulting and Bader Scott Injury Lawyers. Luis is known for his expertise in helping legal professionals optimize and grow their practices to 8 Figures in yearly predictable revenue and beyond.

With over 20 years of experience in the legal industry, including as the managing partner of a successful law firm, Luis has helped thousands of families navigate the legal system.

As the managing partner of Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, he is committed to making a positive impact on clients, their families and the community. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge of building multi 8 figure law firms and looks to help other lawyers streamline their operations to do the same.

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On his website

On LinkedIn

Get his book It Has to Hurt: Accepting Life’s Harsh Reality, Finding Yourself along the Way, and Actually Enjoying the Journey

Recommended Books & Resources

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell

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Episode Summary

Excellence never goes out of business. (0:02)
Introduction to Luis Scott. (1:43)
What drew Luis to becoming a lawyer? (7:01)
Excellence never goes out of business. (10:12)
Leadership is a survival skill. (16:14)
The courageous decision to leave high school. (21:31)
Lead with love and show grace. (23:55)
How do you stay sharp as a leader? (29:21)
How do you pick the books you read? (34:45)
The problem with reading 52 books. (37:29)
Favorite leadership books. (43:43)