Believe in Better: The Unexpected Genius of Ted Lasso

Jul 02, 2023

Welcome to another enlightening episode of the Thinking Big Podcast. Today, we dive into a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm - the unexpected genius of Ted Lasso. This television series has not only captivated audiences with its storytelling but also imparted profound life lessons that resonate with viewers globally. I felt compelled to share this with you because the wisdom encapsulated in this show is transformative, and I believe it can add immense value to your life.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Patience is a virtue: Growth and change take time. We need to give ourselves the space to learn, grow, and evolve.
  2. Bounce back from adversity: Tough times can be our greatest teachers, helping us to grow stronger and wiser.
  3. Self-reflection: Learning from our experiences and introspection is a powerful tool for personal growth.
  4. Change is constant: Adapting to change with a positive attitude can make our journey much more rewarding.
  5. Emotional Intelligence: Understanding our emotions and empathizing with others is key to building strong relationships and leading a fulfilling life.
  6. Humor and Wisdom: Ted's humor serves as a disarming tool, making heavy topics feel lighter and more accessible.


  1. "Positivity shapes his world, and he sees the world not as it is, but as it could be."
  2. "Vulnerability is not a flaw, but a strength, vulnerability and emotions are the bridge that connects us to each other."
  3. "Forgiveness is not about absolving someone else's actions, but rather about liberating oneself from the burden of resentment."
  4. "Resilience is a trait that the show epitomizes no matter how many times life knocks them down, or his character down, he gets back up."
  5. "Believe, I believe that the belief sign was the connecting thread for all of the seasons."

Resources Mentioned:

  • Ted Lasso: A television series that provides a masterclass on mindset and personal development, packed with humor and wisdom.
  • Think and Grow Rich Workshop: A self-paced workshop that guides you towards achieving your goals by teaching powerful techniques that work hand in hand with the success principles found in the book, Think and Grow Rich.

In my journey, I've learned that the power of belief can be a transformative force in our lives. Just like Ted Lasso, we need to see the world not as it is, but as it could be. Embrace vulnerability, practice forgiveness, and cultivate resilience. Above all, believe in yourself and in the power of positivity.

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  1. Q: What makes Ted Lasso stand out? A: It's not just a TV show, but a masterclass on mindset and personal development, packed with humor and wisdom.

  2. Q: What are some key lessons from the show? A: The show emphasizes patience, resilience, self-reflection, adaptability to change, emotional intelligence, and the fusion of humor and wisdom.

  3. Q: How does Ted Lasso inspire leadership? A: Ted Lasso leads by example, fostering an environment of support and camaraderie, and motivates through inspiration, not intimidation.

  4. Q: What does the 'Believe' sign in Ted Lasso's office symbolize? A: It's a constant reminder of the power of belief. It's a symbol of faith, optimism, and resilience.

  5. Q: How has Ted Lasso influenced pop culture? A: The show has resonated with viewers globally, inspiring a positive shift in mindset and sparking meaningful conversations.



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