Living Life Like a Playground: the Mindset Shift from Victim to Inspiring Leader Anthony Amunategui

“Leadership is the ability to bring a solution to problems that did not exist before.” – Anthony Amunategui


Episode Summary:

Anthony Amunategui shares incredible insights and inspirations with the Mind for Success podcast this week. From his personal journey shifting his victim mindset to become the successful business owner and leader he is today, to how he is helping others conquer their imposter syndrome and negative character traits through his podcast and men’s groups!


About Anthony Amunategui:

Anthony Amunategui is the Founder of CDO Group, a National Commercial Construction firm he started almost 25 years ago with a small group in his basement. Today CDO group has worked with some of the world’s largest brands to build an estimated one million square feet of retail space per year. Anthony has a true passion for finding out what makes people successful in business and in life. He loves diving into conversations about what the future holds for us personally and professionally, and the adventures that shape that journey.

 Since 1998, CDO Group has been the industry leader in providing a full range of outsourced corporate construction development and project management services. CDO Group was formed by a group of client-side development professionals to address the industry’s changing and often unpredictable development schedules. They have represented hundreds of clients in all 50 states and all major designated market segments. CDO Group provides multi-unit retail companies with a comprehensive, reliable, and cost-effective construction management alternative to adding supplementary internal staff.

They specialize in partnering with companies during periods of heavy expansion and/or remodeling. In these times, they work with their clients to create detailed program plans that help save time and money throughout the program’s lifecycle. They have successfully executed thousands of projects nationwide for many of today’s top multi-unit retailers. CDO Group’s in-depth understanding of owner-side needs and expectations, combined with a relentless pursuit of process efficiency, has given them the ability to create value for their clients. They do this by allowing their clients to focus on their core operating business while CDO Group ensures that their development objectives are being professionally managed.



In today’s episode:

  • Personal development is a journey
  • Philanthropy is a gift
  • Leading with compassion
  • Vulnerability is the new strength
  • How to be the most effective leader
  • Shifting characteristics that no longer serve you.
  • The power of being aware
  • Men, communication, and getting real
  • And more!



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