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Episode 18: Does Quitting Make You a Quitter?


The Art of Knowing When to Quit


In this week’s episode of The Thriving on Purpose Podcast, we will consider the intricacies found in the art of knowing when to quit.On your uphill climb as an entrepreneur, you’ve probably heard this famous saying by Vince Lombardi:


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As we have, you probably repeated to yourself something along those lines when the going got tough. Right?

While this quote has great motivational value for all, it’s not entirely accurate.




Because the truth is, winners, quit more often than we think. In fact, strategic quitting is what makes them successful in the end. They quit things that are wrong, getting in the way, dead weight, or distracting.
Join us, as we give you six instances that are clear indications you should quit your present endeavor.


Be warned though; after listening to this episode, you might just want to quit… for all the right reasons.

In This Episode You Will:


♦ Learn the two types of attitudes towards quitting.

♦ Wisely discern if it’s time for you to quit.

♦ Understand how quitting the wrong thing is the right thing to do.

♦ Be given six distinct instances that signal you should quit.



Memorable Quotes:


“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”

– Vince Lombardi

“Winners quit all the time.”


“Is God calling you to a time of pruning?”


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“If it’s not your dream, it’s your lie.”


“Pause and reflect: What have I been doing, and should I remain doing it?”


“If you’ve lost your purpose, your passion, your vision, maybe it’s time to quit.”


“We don’t want to quit because we are stubborn.”


“When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.”

-(1 Corinthians [13:11])

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Episode 4-When God Demotes You




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About the author, Sebastien

Sebastien Richard is a certified John Maxwell Team leadership trainer as well as a busy dad, author, podcaster, Bible teacher, and entrepreneur.

He is the founder and Director of Operations of Thriving on Purpose (, a faith-based leadership and personal growth organization that seeks to empower Kingdom believers through faith, leadership, and personal growth. With his wife (Elisabeth), he co-hosts The Thriving on Purpose weekly podcast.

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