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The Ed Mylett Show showcases the greatest peak-performers across all industries in one place, sharing their journey, knowledge and thought leadership. With Ed Mylett and featured guests in almost every industry including business, health, collegiate and professional sports, politics, entrepreneurship, science, and entertainment, you'll find motivation, inspiration and practical steps to help you become the best version of you!

Ed Mylett


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    Greatest Life Transformation Behind Bars w/ Damon West

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 72:51

    This week's show is quite possibly the most incredible story I've ever heard. You are going to be riveted and you will never forget this conversation!13 years ago to the day that we recorded this interview, my guest was sentenced to life in prison! Yes, life in prison for my guest Damon West.Damon's story will make you uncomfortable at times. But ultimately, his story is all about OVERCOMING EXTREME ADVERSITY, TRANSFORMATION, and REDEMPTION.Do you want to learn how to turn your life around? This interview Is a master class!At 20, Damon was the starting quarterback at the University of North Texas when he suffered a career-ending injury. A few years later while training to be a stockbroker, Damon got hooked on methamphetamines, and he became the mastermind of a burglary ring to support his addiction.  Eventually, he was arrested and sentenced to 65 years in a Texas maximum security prison.In prison, Damon got SOBER, went through a SPIRITUAL AWAKENING, and started down his true life's calling which he continued to build on after his parole more than 7 years later.Today he is a much sought-after speaker and best-selling author including co-writing “The Coffee Bean: A Simple Lesson to Create Positive Change.” with JON GORDON.Damon pulls no punches in a series of brutally HONEST stories when sharing his life and the mistakes he's made.You'll hear first-hand exactly what it feels like to be found guilty of major crimes, how he fought to survive and eventually THRIVE in prison, and how Damon turned his time in prison into an OPPORTUNITY.Be sure to listen to how he used the analogy of being like a COFFEE BEAN (yes, a coffee bean) as a critical part in changing his victim mindset to one of HOPE and redemption.In one of my favorite parts of this episode, Damon reveals his thoughts about GRATITUDE, his mission to HELP OTHERS, and why RESILIENCE is essential to living your best life.This week, pay attention to a man who has lived life on the edge in many ways, good and bad.   Damon's past and present are filled with LESSONS that will make you STOP, THINK, and help you FIGURE OUT how you can lead a better life, too. 

    How Are You, Really? w/ Jenna Kutcher

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 55:03

    This week we talk about life. This episode is going to cause you to really evaluate what's IMPORTANT to YOU, WHO and WHAT MATTERS and maybe a few of your priorities will shift.I invited one of my best friends into the studio for a wide-ranging talk about important parts of YOUR LIFE that you may not usually pay much attention to.Jenna is special, dispensing life advice through her enormously successful podcast, as an acclaimed author, educator, and thought leader. She's got a new book out, HOW ARE YOU, REALLY? LIVING YOUR TRUTH ONE ANSWER AT A TIME, which is all about what it means to live a life that doesn't just LOOK GOOD, it FEELS GOOD, too.For those of you who are feeling your life is off track now, Jenna is going to help you right your ship and get back to living your best life.It's okay to be a HARD CHARGER, but as Jenna explains, never underestimate the need and the importance of REST. Rest is counter to what many success-driven people are programmed to do, but you need to find it or run the risk of crashing hard.Jenna also delves into why it's important to know yourself better and what questions you need to ask to make that happen.  Am I HAPPY?What does SUCCESS look like for me?Am I FAKING enjoying life?How CONFIDENT am I?We also get into SEASONS of your life and TIPPING POINT MOMENTS where what used to make you happy may not be the case as much anymore.  We're also going to ask you to think about BURN OUT. Are you a person who can function even when you're burned out? What are you doing to RECHARGE your mind and body because sooner or later, burnout will catch up to you.Some of you also don't have the best relationship with your bodies. Pay attention to what Jenna has to say about the relationship between your soul and your body.How many of you fear losing MOMENTUM? Jenna's got some great insights if that's one of the things you're worried about, too.We also spend a lot of time talking about your VISION about what you want for your life. When was the last time you thought about...How do you block out DISTRACTIONS?  How do you handle OTHER PEOPLE'S IDEAS about what you should do?  Does your vision vibe with your VALUES and YOUR IDEA OF SUCCESS?And most important, when was the last time you CHECKED IN WITH YOUR VISION and asked HOW SHOULD IT FEEL?So many BIG QUESTIONS to think about this week!Don't just listen to what Jenna has to say. Absorb it. Process it. And then take the actions you need to give a great answer when somebody asks you, “How are you, really?”

    How To Achieve & Sustain Peak Performance w/ Alan Stein Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 55:45

    This week's guest, ALAN STEIN JR., is all about what it takes to MAX OUT.If you've often thought you need more MENTAL TOUGHNESS in your life to give you added discipline, cohesion, and accountability, pay close attention and take a lot of notes.This is the NEXT-LEVEL episode you've been waiting for.We're going to spend an hour talking about what it takes to be more than the best…we're going to talk about what it takes to be the GREATEST OF ALL TIME, no matter what you do.  There's a GOAT mentality, and Alan will REVEAL all the things it takes to turn you into a fire-breathing COMPETITIVE WINNER.Alan has been all about PRODUCING RESULTS for two decades now.For more than 15 years, he worked with some of the highest performing basketball players on the planet, including KOBE BRYANT, STEPH CURRY, KEVIN DURANT, and a lot of other household names. He is also one of the world's foremost authorities on what it takes to improve individual and organizational performance and leadership. He has also authored two highly successful books, RAISE YOUR GAME and his newly released SUSTAIN YOUR GAME.Are you ready for an insider's take on Kobe's MASTERY OF THE BASICS? You're going to be blown away by Alan's “Kobe at 4 am” story.Do you want to be the ABSOLUTE BEST while still avoiding burnout?Want some world-class advice on how to FOCUS better?Alan will also get into the critical skill of developing PROCESSES AND STANDARDS as a key part of being a high achiever.  He also talks about using STRESS and managing ENERGY to YOUR ADVANTAGE instead of falling into traps in those areas like so many people do.We're also going to spend time talking about VISUALIZATION, which I practice regularly.  You'll also get practical advice in the form of THREE STEPS you must take to effect change in your life. Alan is all about how vital the proper MINDSET is in helping you achieve a MAXXED OUT life.  When you can practice several of the things you'll hear this week, you'll soon be on your own GOAT journey as well.

    From Waiting Tables To Influencing Billions w/ Tank Sinatra

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 59:14

    I've made some of you cry in recent weeks.  This week, my goal is to make all of you LAUGH and really help you LEARN. Wanna truly know how to GROW your social media? Like really?Or maybe you really wanna know how to get from where you are to where you DREAM of going?What is a real strategy and the real thoughts of somebody who transforms their life?Whether you wanna transform your life or explode your social media I have a full-blown expert this week.And you're gonna laugh your ass off.My guest is TANK SINATRA, aka George Resch, and he's been lighting up Instagram for the past few years with a sharp-witted combination of the best of the best memes he finds online and a good dose of his own commentary and original content.Tank is the self-described Michael Jordan of memes (who has more than 11 MILLION FOLLOWERS on his various platforms, banking 4 BILLION IMPRESSIONS A YEAR and making him the #1 MEME CREATOR in the history of social media!  On the surface, Tank just THINKS FUNNY. It's not what he does, it's who he is. But as you'll find out, a lot is going on underneath the surface of a guy who is 20 YEARS SOBER and leads an otherwise normal life in a New York City suburb with three kids, a great wife, and a day job he loves.Tank's life hasn't always been FUN AND MEMES.He's forever been drawn to the funny parts of life but started out waiting tables and tried a lot of funny stuff (and failed) before he found his place and Tank Sinatra was born.Tank freely shares some of the reasons he's been so successful and the unique nature of how the online world works.  We also get into HIGHLIGHTING HAPPINESS. Many people equate money with happiness, but TANK keeps it real, with advice so SIMPLE and spot-on that you may have overlooked it in your life before now.  Here's a hint…it's an inside job, and I can tell you this…HAPPINESS IS THE NEW RICH.Then we get into a new game you're gonna want to play…Tank and his partner created INFLUENCERS IN THE WILD. The premise will BLOW YOU AWAY. Instead of playing the game and racking up money for the win, you travel around the world and add influencers. I'll let Tank explain more, but suffice to say, this game is HILARIOUS.   You're also going to get a hefty dose of Tank's take on SELF-ESTEEM and SELF-AWARENESS. Pay attention to what we talk about because a lot of people really need to work on these parts of their lives.We wrap things up with Tank offering wise advice by POLLUTING YOUR BRAIN WITH POSITIVITY as a way to overcome the constant bombardment of negativity that we all deal with every day.Thanks to Tank!   And have a HAPPY DAY.Hope we made you laugh this week…You've EARNED it.And you DESERVE it.

    The Speech That Changed Thousands Of Lives! -MaxOut Live: Ed Mylett

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 57:48

    Last Friday, for the first time ever, I shared in detail how my father overcame the challenges of alcohol addiction to become the living embodiment of what it means to live a ONE MORE LIFE.I dedicated my new book, THE POWER OF ONE MORE, to him to honor his memory and say thank you for all the life lessons he taught me.HUMILITY.COMPASSION.KINDNESS.SERVICE TO OTHERS.LOVE OF FAMILY.…and so many more.He understood the FRAGILE NATURE OF LIFE, as we all do a lot more this week after the recent events in Texas. My father lived his life filled with GRATITUDE, always seeking ways to help ONE MORE PERSON, and in doing so, set an example for me that I try to live up to every day.Remember this…Your world becomes more precious and magnified when you live your life according to THE POWER OF ONE MORE.Because you never know when those ONE MORES will end.Do not live your life with regrets.  Do not live your life with “what ifs.”Live a ONE MORE LIFE…

    From Trauma To Freedom & Inner Peace w/ Gabby Bernstein

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 61:54

    TRAUMA and PAIN takes on many forms and is an extraordinary CHALLENGE many of us face daily.  This week, my guest GABBY BERNSTEIN and I are going to talk about PAIN and TRAUMA, digging deep into a subject that's affected a lot of us. In fact, I talk to a lot of people, and I've seen how we're collectively reeling from trauma more than ever.   That's why I asked Gabby to sit down and shed light on a topic that remains elusive and damaging for many people.We're going to unmask the nature of trauma, and Gabby will help you TAKE MORE CONTROL of your life and HEAL from the traumas that are hurting you.Gabby is well qualified because she's no stranger to trauma. She's overcome extreme challenges in her life, including the difficult battle of beating addiction and getting sober several years ago.Since then, she's published several NEW YORK TIMES bestselling books on spirituality, personal growth, and radical life change, including her new book HAPPY DAYS, THE GUIDED PATH FROM TRAUMA TO PROFOUND FREEDOM AND INNER PEACE.Gabby explores the disconnect between outward success and difficulties you face trying to reconcile how the world sees you vs. how you see yourself. That CONFLICT is a breeding ground for trauma, and shedding light on it can help ease mental stressors that can easily descend into trauma.One of the most important things we talk about are TRIGGERS AND PATTERNS. Reacting to things that have happened in our past creates triggers like disassociation, shame, or denial, and Gabby does a great job of breaking things down to help you recognize these things in you.She also reveals how we can heal ourselves from trauma by connecting with our INNER CHILD and PROTECTORS. Childhood trauma often carries forward to adulthood, and we develop protectors to do just that, protect us from long-standing traumas.There's also a physical price to pay for trauma. Gabby has got important insights on THE TOLL TRAUMA TAKES ON OUR BODY.And she also shares exercises we can do to lessen physical trauma, including the “heart hold” and “tapping,” which is a technique I've been a fan of for a long time.This week is a HEALING week.Gabby helped me during our talk, and when you listen, I have no doubt SHE'S GOING TO HELP YOU TOO.

    My Most Powerful Episode Ever - Ed Mylett in the Hot Seat, Interviewed by Jamie Kern Lima

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 98:29

    This is THE most emotional conversation of my lifetime...We have flipped the script this week. I've asked one of my truly dearest friends, Jamie Kern Lima, to GUEST HOST the show and interview ME about my highly anticipated new book, THE POWER OF ONE MORE, coming out June 1. (You can pre-order now).As you might guess, Jamie knows me really well, so not only am I fielding some questions that only Jamie knows to ask, I'm also going to REVEAL things I've never told anyone before, publicly or privately.Nothing was off the table!Jamie and I are going to give you a big sneak peek on some of the things you'll read in my new book, THE POWER OF ONE MORE, coming out of June 1.I WROTE THIS BOOK TO HONOR MY DAD. He was a KIND AND LOVING MAN who battled alcohol addiction early in my life. Throughout the years, my dad became the person who had the most profound influence on my life. After he beat his addiction, for 35 years, HE TAUGHT ME LESSONS, many of which are in the book… lessons that I still use to this day.I wasn't expecting her to ask me about what I struggled with the most growing up. I had to think about it and like a lot of people I know, I had to fight through so many kinds of CONSTANT FEAR.Fear I wouldn't fit in. Fear that I wasn't good enough. Fear that I'd be found out as an imposter. Fear my dad would get hurt while he was drinking, or God forbid, he would accidentally hurt someone else.  I'm also going to tell you how I've leveraged a life full of ONE MORES to become successful.I'm especially grateful to Jamie for asking me about HOW MY DAD SPENT HIS LAST DAYS and what I learned after he passed that had a huge impact on me.  I hope there are no rules about shedding a few tears on your own show because I definitely broke them...Let's just say when I get to the end of my life, I'm praying that I turn out to be half the man my father was.This week's guest host unpacked a lot in the 90 minutes we spent together. THANK YOU, JAMIE… my friend who got me to say things I never thought I would.

    Overcoming Stress And Anxiety To Produce Beautiful Music In Your Life w/ Brett Eldredge

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 60:08

    This week I'm honored to release a truly life changing conversation with my friend and country music superstar Brett Eldredge.We go incredibly deep… I mean incredibly deep!On mental health, anxiety, imposter syndrome and so many other things that I know many of us struggle with. As a bonus, we discuss his peak performance strategies as well.A remarkable REVEALING PEEK behind what it's like to bare the deepest parts of your SOUL while constantly living in that public eye.Brett had the courage in this interview to be as open as anybody who has ever been on my show. I know his strategies will help you and his vulnerability  will inspire you.You're going to hear some straight talk about Brett's struggles with PRESSURE AND ANXIETY and the enormous ongoing responsibilities of having to write songs that the record company, his fans, and he likes as well.  Like many other talented entertainers, Brett has also dealt with IMPOSTOR SYNDROME and handling CRITICISM. You'll also be especially interested in hearing his battles with DYSLEXIA and how he fought to overcome that unique challenge.He also talks about the time he almost walked away from it all and whether all the SACRIFICES have been worth it.  Despite his battles, Brett has maintained an even-tempered approach to his career. He is a role model for people trying to break into the business and wraps up our talk with some GREAT ADVICE FOR CHASING YOUR DREAMS, whether you want to be a country music superstar or anything else you want to pursue in life.So… kick back and relax for a spell.  Brett's got some great stories to tell, and you're gonna want to give them a listen.

    No BS Guide To Self Confidence

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 61:28

    The question I'm asked most frequently is how to build more SELF CONFIDENCE.  People recognize that this tool, above all others, is ESSENTIAL FOR SUCCESS in all parts of your life.This week's guest, LISA BILYEU, is a self-confidence expert, and she's got a lot of valuable tips and strategies on how to build this CRITICAL MINDSET into your own life. Many of those thoughts are captured in her upcoming book RADICAL CONFIDENCE: 10 NO-BS LESSONS ON BECOMING THE HERO IN YOUR OWN LIFE.   As you'll quickly discover, Lisa's brand of self-confidence is RAW and DOWN TO EARTH.Like many people, she's overcome a lot of challenges. Instead of hiding, Lisa details how she CONSCIOUSLY chose to develop a STRONG SENSE OF SELF that changed her life forever. That radical transformation led to a complete overhaul of how she approached those challenges. In fact, changing her mindset was one of the driving forces that she and her husband used to grow Quest Nutrition by 57,000% in 3 years, ranking it as INC. Magazine's #2 Fasting Growing Company in North America in 2014. Lisa reveals several practical strategies you'll want to hear.One of those is "KILLING THE SQUIRREL," a metaphor for doing away with distractions in your life. She also explains why using GRATITUDE the wrong way can be a dangerous pitfall in your life.I've often said the toughest battles are the ones you fight between your ears which is why Lisa's story about battling the MEAN GIRL VOICES in her head resonated with me, just like they will for you.Lisa also talks about the importance of pushing forward and doing your best by focusing more on HOW YOU DO THINGS instead of worrying about the outcome. Stripping away that need for VALIDATION is one of Lisa's primary keys to RADICAL CONFIDENCE and a lesson you'll want to hear.The bottom line is that Lisa preaches a pragmatic brand of COMMON-SENSE THINKING.If you're looking for EFFECTIVE SELF-CONFIDENCE STRATEGIES that will not only make you THINK but that you can put into ACTION, my interview with Lisa Bilyeu an hour well spent.

    Gut Health for Mental Health w/ Dr. Amy Shah

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 58:13

    I've got a GUT FEELING you're going to really like this week's episode.That's because this week's episode is all about GUT HEALTH featuring one of the TOP EXPERTS in the field, DR. AMY SHAH.DO NOT TAKE THIS LIGHTLY!If you want to take your health and wellness to an even higher level, you need to listen to this episode…Or if you've got some unexplained issues like fatigue, brain fogginess, discomfort of any type, aches and pains… You gotta listen to this!!After a serious car accident that jolted her into thinking about her life differently.  Dr. Shah realized while she didn't sustain any physical injuries in the accident, mentally she wasn't happy.  Against the backdrop of a busy schedule of studying for her medical boards and building a practice from scratch, her health was suffering.  She began struggling with WEIGHT GAIN, LOW ENERGY, and UNEVEN MOODS before coming to the realization she needed a complete mental, hormonal, and inflammatory reset. That led her to her life's work, WELLNESS, and the strong MIND AND BODY connection necessary to achieve OPTIMAL HEALTH. Dr. Shah has become obsessed with creating methods and tools to help people move forward in their lives.  She has authored an incredible must-read book, “I'M SO EFFING TIRED:  A PROVEN PLAN TO BEAT BURNOUT, BOOST YOUR ENERGY, AND RECLAIM YOUR LIFE” named one of the five best business books of 2021 by FORTUNE MAGAZINE.  Using cutting-edge science, she has helped thousands of people tap into their powerful energy trifecta: the complex relationship between your GUT, your IMMUNE SYSTEM, and your HORMONES. Based on years of research Dr. Shah explains how your GUT and your BRAIN are connected.  You're going to hear how your gut impacts your mental health, and how we think impacts our gut.We also cover why being exposed to BACTERIA is better for your immune system, how INFLAMMATION is linked to your gut bacteria, and what you can do to FIX YOUR GUT.You're also going to get deep insights into Dr. Shah's NUTRITIONAL RESEARCH, including what foods we should and should not be eating, and HOW WHAT TIME WE EAT AFFECTS OUR GUT.If you're like a lot of people, you'll also want to hear what Dr. Shah has to say about those dreaded SUGAR CRAVINGS and how they're connected to our DOPAMINE PATHWAYS.  Make no mistake, your gut health does affect your LIFESPAN.  So, if you haven't been doing a good job of taking care of it before now, what you learn on this week's episode from Dr. Shah should be more than enough to get you thinking about gut health with a degree of urgency.

    The Brain Behind the Brawn w/ Phillip Heath

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 67:48

    I hope you're ready to do some HEAVY LIFTING for this week's podcast.You are going to hear one of the most INSPIRING stories about DEDICATION and creating the highest possible STANDARDS from one of the most accomplished bodybuilders and athletes in the world.PHIL HEATH is a SEVEN-TIME MR. OLYMPIA WINNER, going undefeated in the competition every year from 2011 to 2017.  He is tied with ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER for the second-highest number of wins, just behind LEE HANEY and RONNIE COLMAN who have eight wins each.He has applied the same incredible WORK ETHIC and FOCUS as an entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Phil Heath Labs and the founder of Gifted Athletics, among others.  All of Phil's ventures have the same purpose of helping you HONE YOUR STRENGTHS and ACTIVATE YOUR BEST SELF.As an avid bodybuilder myself, I was especially curious to know what it takes to get to the next level.  There are a lot of OBSTACLES TO OVERCOME, and Phil touches on many of them.If you want to know more about what it takes to be HEALTHIER, whether it's at Phil's level, or if you've got more modest goals, you're going to want to hear what he has to say about……the right COMPETITIVE MINDSET…dealing with TEMPTATIONS…the challenges of TRAINING ALONE…MENTAL and EMOTIONAL AWARENESS…using VISUALIZATION to help you achieve your goals…and dealing with PAIN (a subject that is often overlooked in my opinion)Bodybuilding is as much a MENTAL game as it is a physical pursuit, and Phil also gets into EMOTIONAL TRIGGERS, what drives him to be the best, and how he continues to create challenging EXPECTATIONS to feed those high-level outcomes.One other important area Phil talks about is his FAITH, and how it has helped him maintain a positive and steady course throughout the years.When you look at Phil, his accomplishments are chiseled into his physique.  But what you don't see is what it took to get him there.This week, you'll learn what it took for Phil, and how you can apply to your own life what he learned along the way.

    The Science of Brain & Heart Coherence w/ Dr Joe Dispenza

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 54:29

    Your BRAIN is the most powerful organ in your body.  Brain function is the most studied and, in some ways, least understood part about us.  It continues to AMAZE, MYSTIFY, CHALLENGE, and ASTONISH us every day.Knowing all this, it's surprising we don't spend a lot more time on our BRAIN HEALTH, taking every step we can to better understand how our brain works and how it impacts every part of our life.This week, I'm welcoming back a bonafide EXPERT on how our BRAINS FUNCTION for another engaging exchange.  DR. JOE DISPENZA has traveled to more than 33 countries to give lectures on discovering the full potential of the human brain and has three New York Times bestselling books to his name.He has devoted much of his life to studying neuroscience and neuroplasticity, quantitative electroencephalogram (QEEG) measurements, epigenetics, mind-body medicine, and brain/heart coherence.  Don't let those words intimidate you.  It all boils down to Dr. Dispenza digging into the INNER WORKINGS OF WHAT GOES ON INSIDE YOUR HEAD.Do you want to know how STRESS affects the relationship between your HEART AND BRAIN?Or why you cling on to the SUFFERING in your life instead of EXPLORING THE UNKNOWN?Are you curious how athletes gain a MENTAL EDGE to compete at the highest levels?What are the benefits to having all parts of your brain on the same “wavelengths” so that BRAIN COHERENCE works in your favor?Dr. Dispenza has powerful INSIGHTS to help you shed unwanted thoughts and mental roadblocks using proven science-based research.  You will discover how to replace what's holding you back with CLARITY, INTENTIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS, and POSITIVE EMOTIONS.This isn't an hour spent talking about theories.  It's an hour of DOWNLOADABLE AND TEACHABLE STRATEGIES that will fortify how you think so you can change your life for the better.Get ready because Dr. Joe is about to “DISPENZA” a lot of practical advice……and give your brain a lot of important things to think about.

    Success Requires No Apologies, Failure Permits No Alibis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 38:57

    This week, I'm honored to welcome to the show one of the most dynamic peak performance speakers in America today.  He's a man who has done pretty well for himself.  He's got one of the TOP PODCASTS on social media, is a bestselling author, and has got a new book coming out JUNE 1 called THE POWER OF ONE MORE.That's right, this week's guest is ME!I'm FLYING SOLO like what I used to do a lot when I first started online.All kidding aside, I thought it was time to share with you some of my thoughts about a variety of things that have been on my mind lately.I hear from a lot of you daily.  I try to respond to everyone but sometimes I don't get a chance to go as deep as I want to.  So consider this week's podcast as a way to answer as many of your concerns, questions, and issues as possible.The most important overriding message I have for you is one of HOPE.  If you're going through tough times now, it's critical to remain hopeful.  Be GRATEFUL for what you have.  If you take a few moments to look at your life, you'll see just how BLESSED you are.  Add what I'm about to tell you and combine these two to find new ways to energize your life.  I'm going to touch upon several things today, including……OUTLASTING temporary circumstances…Framing SUCCESS the right way…What it means to live in your EMOTIONAL HOME…The 6 basic fears we all share…The 4 STAGES OF LIFE and the 4 CHARACTERS you could end up being in 20 years…And, why you need to SWIM IN THE DEEP END OF THE POOLI can't say it enough, I'm GRATEFUL for every one of you and I want to do whatever I can to help you live your best life.I hope what I tell you today resonates with you.KEEP WORKING HARD!KEEP YOUR CHIN UP!BE A GOOD HUMAN BEING. And do your best, ONE MORE day at a time…

    The Man Behind The Mic w/ Jeff Foxworthy

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 55:50

    JEFF FOXWORTHY has been telling JOKES and making people LAUGH for a long time.   Which is why it's so incredible that this week show is one of the DEEPEST and most MEANINGFUL programs I've ever done We go deep on  LIFEFAITH SUCCESS CANCEL CULTURE THE GOOD OLD DAYS  And it's truly an INCREDIBLE CONVERSATION.One I'm truly GRATEFUL to have participated in and I think you'll be grateful that you listen to it or watched it You know Jeff best from his BLUE COLLAR COMEDY TOURS with Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, and Ron White as well as THE JEFF FOXWORTHY SHOW, and the quiz show ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER.  He's authored several books and recorded six comedy albums, including two that were certified 3x PLATINUM. But there's a lot more to Jeff than just being a guy who tells “you might be a redneck” one-liners. This week's podcast peels back the funny to reveal a DIFFERENT SIDE OF JEFF, from many years of struggles during his early years, to how the BIBLE has shaped and guided his daily life.   One of the gifts of being a comedian is that not only are you a great storyteller, but you're also a great observer of the HUMAN CONDITION.  In fact, that's where your humor often springs from.  Jeff has also channeled those observational powers into watching how people deal or don't deal with their problems. He's also got great advice about LETTING GO of what you can't control, WHY FAILING A LOT is a key to success, and not putting yourself in situations that will ruin your life.   We also get into how comedy has changed in recent years, especially as it relates to comedians and CANCEL CULTURE.  Despite these kinds of challenges, Jeff talks openly about the JOYS OF BEING A COMEDIAN and how he remains RELEVANT and MOTIVATED while balancing the ongoing demands of being a celebrity.   You're going to like the hour we all spend together with Jeff.  He's got great stories to tell and great takes to download.   And that, my friends, is no joke.

    How To Eat Like A Genius w/ Max Lugavere

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 62:56

    WHAT YOU EAT AND HOW YOU EAT, MATTERS.The sad part is that there are too many people who pay little or no attention to their DIETS as part of a plan to LIVE HEALTHY.  It's an epidemic in America and unhealthy lifestyles kill millions of us each year.That's why this week's guest, MAX LUGAVERE, is back for another must-listen podcast.He is a health and science journalist, TV personality, and the author of the newly released GENIUS KITCHEN as well as the NEW YORK TIMES best-sellers THE GENIUS LIFE, and GENIUS FOODS which has been published in 8 languages around the globe. Max is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast THE GENIUS LIFE and appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show, the Rachael Ray Show, and The Doctors as well as a contributor to Vice, Fast Company, CNN, and The Daily Beast, and many other media outlets.I hope you're literally ready to MAX OUT in a fast-moving hour that covers A LOT OF IMPORTANT FOOD AND HEALTH TOPICS like:Our obsession with PROTEIN intakeIs there a downside to eating too many PLANTS?The importance of FISH in our dietUsing EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OILMisconceptions about SALT and SUGAR-SWEETENED DRINKSHEART and BRAIN foods to EAT AND AVOIDThe importance of eating SLOWPORTION control Why FUNGI is good for youMax and I also get into how to DINE OUT HEALTHY, which is a huge concern for all of us.  Even more important, MAX downloads valuable information about consuming food that is exposed to environmental toxins and steps you can take to minimize any threats to your health.You can't live your best life unless you are intentional about what you put into your body.  Take time to study Max's work, and the work of others, on this important topic. Think of it less like homework, and more as LIFEWORK.Because that's exactly what eating the RIGHT THINGS in the RIGHT WAY is…

    Look Back To Move Forward w/ Daniel Pink

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 48:07

    If you're a human being, then you're familiar with the emotion of REGRET.  It is IMPOSSIBLE to go through life and not experience regret.  Those are the FACTS.The good news is that regret, when managed properly, is HEALTHY. It serves as a COUNTERBALANCE and as a TEACHER. You LEARN more from the things you don't do and second guess later, than those things you undertake in life.This week, you're not going to have any regrets when you hear what DANIEL PINK has to say about the topic of regret.Dan's new book, THE POWER OF REGRET is a deep exploration of how looking backward moves us forward. By the time you're done listening to Dan's insights, you'll know exactly why regret is an often MISUNDERSTOOD EMOTION, and how you use insights into your own regrets to flip the script and lead your BEST LIFE.This is one of seven books Dan has written, including FIVE that are NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERS.  His work is so universal that those books have been translated into 42 LANGUAGES and sold millions of copies around the world.  He is noted for delving into several parts of the human condition, ranging from CREATIVITY and BEHAVIOR to MOTIVATION, good TIMING, and how to enjoy more CAREER SUCCESS.However, this week, we're focusing exclusively on regret, and we cover a lot of ground, including:- Four primary human regrets (foundational, boldness, moral, and connection/relationships)- What counterfactual thinking is- How to anticipate and minimize regret- Options for responding to regret- The five sins of regret…and why people get stuck living in regret and how to break out of negative traps so you can start moving forward again.Dan also discusses how to adopt a JOURNEY MINDSET and how to avoid creating a circle of regret validation.It's not a question of whether or not regret will strike, it's a matter of HOW YOU'RE GOING TO RESPOND when it does.Daniel Pink has got essential answers you'll need to navigate those times when regret comes into your life.

    Reebok's Billion Dollar Pivot with Joseph William Foster

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 49:34

    You've all heard of REEBOK.  Many of you own one or more pairs of Reeboks.  But how many of you know the fascinating story behind the brand?  Reebok's history and how the company evolved over the past several decades has both been a MARATHON and a HUNDRED-YARD DASH at times.  Through it all, there is one man who has been there from the beginning.  This week's guest, the legendary JOE FOSTER, has got 60 YEARS of experience he's going to share, so step up to the starting line and get ready for a run like you've never heard before.Running shoes and running companies are both in the Foster family genes.  Joe's grandfather, also Joseph W. Foster, pioneered the spiked running shoe and gained worldwide notoriety making those shoes under the brand J. W. Foster & Sons Ltd.  The best athletes of the early 20th century used them to set numerous WORLD RECORDS and earn a slew of OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALS.  From those successes, Joe and his late brother Jeff launched Reebok in the UK in 1958.  It took another 20 years to crack the U.S. market, but Reebok did at the height of a fitness craze.  The results were ASTOUNDING.  In five years, Reebok grew ONE HUNDRED TIMES OVER, from a £9m to a £900m business.  When Joe left the day-to-day operations in 1990, Reebok and Reebok International were worth a combined $3 BILLION.Joe remains an ambassador and speaker, and recently published an autobiography of his journey launching Reebok, called "Shoe Maker: The untold story of the British family firm that became a global brand".You're going to enjoy hearing a lot of INSIDER STORIES about how Reebok grew EXPONENTIALLY but you'll also hear how Joe and his brother dealt with years and years of REJECTIONS before breaking through.  Reebok understood the importance of INFLUENCERS early on, and Joe reveals how Reebok leveraged those relationships as a key element of the company's GROWTH STRATEGY.One of the most important things Joe talks about is how to FIND BALANCE as a family man and an entrepreneur.  If you've struggled with this, pay close attention to how Joe has managed to find that DELICATE SWEET SPOT that's a common problem for lots of success-driven people.Joe wraps up things with some FUN advice for entrepreneurs.Just like wearing the best shoes on the planet is an important part of WINNING THE RACE, you need to download the best advice on the planet if you want to win whatever race you're in.  And an hour spent listening to Joe Foster will definitely give you the COMPETITIVE EDGE you need. 

    Use Science To Control Your Habits w/ Charles Duhigg

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 54:48

    How often are you exhausted by being busy all the time, but not ever feeling very productive?  Do you get frustrated that you're not closer to living the life you dreamed of?If so, get ready to download some KNOWLEDGE that's going to CHANGE how you live. One of the ways your brain is REMARKABLE is that it is always searching for ways to conserve energy by being more EFFICIENT.  And one of the most important ways it does this is by steering you toward what you already know.And what you already know are your HABITS.The science behind HABITS and PRODUCTIVITY is a fascinating topic.  Once you understand how habits are formed, you can apply this knowledge to your life and create MASSIVE POSITIVE CHANGES.This week, I'm excited to discuss exactly how you can do that with one of the TOP EXPERTS in this field.  CHARLES DUHIGG is a Pulitzer-prize-winning reporter and the author of “Smarter Faster Better,” about the science of productivity, and “The Power of Habit,” about the science of habit formation in our lives, companies, and societies.  He's also a veteran journalist who has written for the New York Times, The New Yorker Magazine and is a frequent contributor the shows such as This American Life, N.P.R., The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and Frontline.He's spent years studying the NEUROLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS of habits and productivity, looking closely at HOW HABITS ARE FORMED, the importance of CUES, the psychology of NEAR MISSES (Hint: pay close attention to what Charles has to say about gambling in Las Vegas), and why it's important to create and enjoy REWARDS when you engage in positive habits.If you're a business owner, top executive, or leader of any kind, you'll want to hear Charles's take on how KEYSTONE HABITS can change an organization.  As you can already figure out, the right organizational habits can not only lead to huge increases in positive work culture and your BOTTOM LINE, but they can often spell the difference between whether a business ultimately succeeds or fails as well.In practical terms, Charles will also tell you HOW TO CREATE NEW HABITS, engage in the practice of DIRECTED FOCUS, and why STARTING SMALL is one of the keys to making sure new habits stay locked in.If you're concerned about efficiency in your life (as you should be!), Charles Duhigg is going to teach you how to SAVE TIME AND MONEY, be more PRODUCTIVE, and GAIN CONTROL so you can lead a HAPPIER and more BLISSFUL life.And that's a HABIT we should all strive for…

    Lead Like A 14-Time Champion w/ Monica Aldama

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 61:41

    This week, you're going to hear some incredible lessons on how to build a WINNING TEAM, LEADERSHIP, CULTURE, and DISCIPLINE from one of the legends in her chosen profession. I consider my guest one of the ALL TIME GREATEST coaches in the history of college sports! Period. Her chosen sport is COMPETITIVE CHEERLEADING. Cheerleading has changed in recent years.  For many participants, long gone are the days of standing on the sidelines encouraging fans to show their spirit.  Competitive cheerleading at a high level requires as much PERSEVERANCE, PRACTICE, and DEDICATION as much as any other athletic undertaking. Nobody understands this better than MONICA ALDAMA who has set the STANDARD for two decades.  She coaches the Navarro College team, located south of Dallas and considered one of the best programs in the country.   During her tenure, the Bulldogs have won 14 Junior College Division National Championships and five Grand National Titles.  Yes 14 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS! In 2020, Monica was featured in "Cheer," a Netflix docuseries that focused on the 2019 Navarro College coed cheerleading team.  It captivated viewers and was a huge boost in introducing the sport to a wide audience.  Since that time, she has made several TV appearances including a turn on "Dancing with the Stars," and written FULL OUT, an inspirational guide on LEADERSHIP and developing a CHAMPIONSHIP MINDSET.  So, what lessons can a competitive cheerleading coach teach you? The answer is A LOT! No matter what you do in life, Monica is going to download actionable advice on a wide range of topics, including… …the importance of COMPASSIONATE DISCIPLINE. …what to look for in RECRUITS when you're building a team. …giving DIRECT FEEDBACK. …building a great culture by leading with RESPECT and INSTILLING BELIEF in people. …avoiding burnout and dealing with PRESSURE. …the RIGHT WAY TO PRACTICE. This week's episode really “sticks the landing” with tons of great advice you can use. Monica Aldama is on the mat and practice is about to begin.

    Become An Everyday Hero w/ Robin Sharma

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 70:07

    Does it feel to you that there aren't enough HEROES in the world today? At times, it seems like many of us have lost our way.  We've become so burdened by the size and number of problems in our own lives and in the rest of the world that we're overwhelmed on how to move forward.  We feel victimized and WE WANT HELP.   We're looking for heroes and role models to ENERGIZE us and give us the COURAGE and MENTAL TOUGHNESS we need to fight our best fight. But what if I told you the HERO you need is already INSIDE OF YOU? I'm truly thrilled to share with you one of the more special and remarkable conversations I've ever had on the show ,with my guest Robin Sharma  Many of you may already know about Robin through his work over the past 25 years.  He's a globally renowned LEADERSHIP EXPERT who has sold 20 MILLION BOOKS in more than 90 COUNTRIES, including his latest effort, THE EVERYDAY HERO MANIFESTO.   His client roster reads like a Who's Who of BLUE CHIP organizations that include Microsoft, Nike, Unilever, General Electric, FedEx, HP, Starbucks, Oracle, Yale, NASA, and many others.  Robin is also a deeply passionate HUMANITARIAN, helping children in need live happier, healthier lives through The Robin Sharma Foundation for Children. As Robin points out, the world needs EVERYDAY HEROES, just like you.  But before you can transform into the hero you were meant to be, you've got to make sure your HEART, MIND, HEALTH, AND SPIRITUALITY are in sync and ready to work on your behalf to complete your PERSONAL HEROISM EQUATION. Once you've achieved this, there are victim-to-hero leaps--such as dealing with your SUPPRESSED EMOTIONS--you must make that will help lead you to your own heroism. Robin and I get into how to deal with your EGO and TRAUMA as part of this process and why connecting with your MORTALITY is critical to your heroic journey.  It's one of many obstacles Robin reveals that can rob you of your PEACE if you're not fully prepared to deal with them. We also talk about the importance of MENTORS and how their INFLUENCE as heroes can make all the difference is other people's lives.  You'll want to hear what Steve Wozniak, Robin's 5th grade teacher, and his father have in common and how they made a huge impact on Robin's life.    Robin is also going to give you a big dose of how to think differently about WEALTH.  You're going to reflect long and hard about how you measure wealth after you hear Robin's thoughts on the EIGHT FORMS OF WEALTH.   If you want to become a hero, you must also learn how to overcome your FEARS.   Robin calls this HUGGING YOUR MONSTERS, and it's a fitting way to end a REMARKABLE and REVEALING road map on how you can take steps to become an EVERYDAY HERO.

    Influence: Your Greatest Super Power w/ Zoe Chance

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 65:21

    I am a BIG BELIEVER in SUPERPOWERS.   INFLUENCE is at the top of my list  Superpowers are your small set of unique SKILLS, TALENTS, AND ABILITIES that give you a natural advantage you can tap into to lead your best life. WHAT WOULD IT TAKE to get you to LISTEN to somebody who could introduce you to another superpower that would make your life even better? What would it take for you to LEARN a superpower that could be a VALUABLE ADDITION to your life you could use several times every day? Would you be interested? Of course, you would! So, as you can imagine, when I heard about ZOE CHANCE, and that she had written a book called “INFLUENCE IS YOUR SUPERPOWER: THE SCIENCE OF WINNING HEARTS, SPARKING CHANGE, AND MAKING GOOD THINGS HAPPEN” I was excited to invite her on as this week's guest. Zoe is a writer, teacher, researcher, climate philanthropist, and obsessed with the topic of INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE.  She earned her doctorate from HARVARD and now as a behavioral scientist, she teaches “Mastering Influence and Persuasion,” the most popular course at YALE School of Management.  Her framework for behavior change is the foundation for GOOGLE'S global food policy that helps 70,000 people make healthier choices every day.   And, before focusing on academic pursuits, she also managed a $200 million segment of the Barbie brand for Mattel Toys. Here's why what she has to say should matter to you… Zoe teaches smart, kind people to use what they learn to RAISE MONEY for charity, GET ELECTED to political office, FUND startups, START movements, SAVE LIVES, FIND LOVE, and NEGOTIATE great deals and job offers. In other words, she teaches people to use the SUPERPOWER OF INFLUENCE as a POSITIVE FORCE for good in the world. We cover a lot of ground in this week's podcast, digging into topics such as… How to CHANGE BEHAVIORS, not minds. What being CHARISMATIC really means. MISCONCEPTIONS about being influential. What is BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS. How Zoe's time at Mattel Toys impacted her work. How the left and right spheres of our BRAINS react to influence. Dealing with “No!” and why rejection is important to your growth. And last but not least, the MAGIC QUESTION to ask if you want to be more influential. Influence can be a mighty superpower when you learn to use it the right way. And Zoe Chance is the person you need to listen to if you're ready to continue that journey.

    Build Unbreakable Mental Health w/ Jay Glazer

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 51:27

    This week, we're going to talk a lot about an important subject that demands much more attention in times like these.   That subject is Mental health and depression They are definitely varying degrees of the spectrum of depression.   And if you've ever suffered from it, or know someone who has, you know just how misunderstood and difficult that MENTAL HEALTH JOURNEY is. My guest, JAY GLAZER, has been a fixture on Fox Network National Football League broadcasts for almost two decades now.  He's also appeared on several TV shows, including HBO's Ballers, The League on FX and as an announcer for UFC and Bellator broadcasts. He's also been very public about his overwhelming battles with anxiety and depression, SHARING HIS STRUGGLES OF “LIVING IN THE GRAY” for all the world to see. I wanted to share his story with you because instead of letting painful depression consume him, JAY FOUGHT BACK.   He crawled out from underneath those dark shadows and CHANNELED HIS ENERGY into productive and positive projects, including opening the Unbreakable Performance Center in West Hollywood a few years ago.It has become a training home to many ELITE ATHLETES AND PERFORMERS including Sylvester Stallone, Michael Strahan, Chuck Liddell, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Pratt, Demi Lovato, and many others.  An offshoot of that, Jay has also trained more than 1,000 NFL players in mixed martial arts during their off-seasons. But his most IMPORTANT LIFE'S WORK was the creation of a non-profit called MVP, MERGING VETS & PLAYERS, which matches former combat veterans and former pro athletes to help each other through the difficult transition into their new lives away from the battlefields and playing fields.   While Jay goes into detail about his heavy battles with depression, he also gives you UNBREAKABLE MINDSET STRATEGIES he used to fight that battle that you can apply in your life as well. I know there are many of you out there struggling with depression on your own, afraid or unable to reach out because you're wallowing in mental quicksand. You'd be surprised at how many stories I hear that are just like that. If you're one of those people or know somebody fighting that battle right now, listen to Jay's story and how he's BEAT THOSE DEMONS. There are people who care about you, and by listening to this week's podcast, I hope you'll realize that YOU ARE LOVED and you are WORTHY of getting the help you need.

    Defy The Process Of Aging w/ David Sinclair

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 68:31

    Most of us want to live as long as possible.   It's a SURVIVAL INSTINCT that's hard-wired into our DNA. BUT IT'S NOT ENOUGH TO LIVE A LONG LIFE. OUR QUALITY OF LIFE MATTERS, TOO. Unlocking the secrets to a long, healthy life has CHALLENGED MANKIND since the dawn of medical science.  Those of you who know me, also know I've been fascinated by this subject for quite a while, too. That's why it's a great privilege to welcome back this week's guest, DR. DAVID SINCLAIR. He is a LEADING SCHOLAR and Professor in the Department of Genetics and co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL where he has been teaching aging biology and translational medicine for aging for the past 16 years.  More than that, he is also a foremost researcher best known for his work on UNDERSTANDING WHY WE AGE and HOW TO SLOW ITS EFFECTS.  Contemporary BLEEDING EDGE RESEARCH and scientific advancements have propelled us forward and not only UNLOCKED SECRETS TO LONGEVITY but have also created new questions and curiosities that continue to excite our BEST AND BRIGHTEST MINDS.  And few people on planet earth are as well versed or as educated on this subject as Dr. Sinclair. He lives in a world filled with deep examinations of hormesis, sirtuins, energy metabolism, biosynthesis, mTOR levels, reprogramming genes, mitochondria, learning and memory, time-restricted feeding and caloric restrictions, neurodegeneration, and cancer.   While many of you may AWESTRUCK by this area of science, you should also be EXCITED by Dr. Sinclair's research, because one day it will have a DIRECT IMPACT on you. This week, we're going to translate what that research means to you in practical terms…and it's coming sooner than you think! Dr. Sinclair covers a wide range of topics from red light therapy, to the effects of glucose on our bodies, hormone replacement, and the importance of being physically active, fasting, and not eating meat. We also touch on ALTERING DNA which holds the possibility of significantly extending life, and CURING HORRIFIC DISEASES like cancer, MS, Alzheimer's, Parkinsons, and many others.Our discussion isn't just about theories and research though. Dr. Sinclair has also got some HANDS-ON TIPS on what you can do to start to start feeling and looking younger right now. So, sit back, relax, and LEARN.   CLASS IS ABOUT TO BEGIN, and I guarantee, you won't want to miss it.

    Strategies To Achieve Peace w/ Trent Shelton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 48:10

    Today, more than ever, PEACE is elusive for many people. We need to have more discussions about PROTECTING YOUR INNER PEACE so that you can CONTRIBUTE part of that peace to the rest of the world. That's why this week's guest, TRENT SHELTON, has a lot of things you'll want to hear.  It's rare that I ask people back on my show but Trent is one of those people you can LISTEN to and LEARN from over and over again. Trent is a former Baylor University wide receiver who also played for the Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, and the Washington Redskins.  He built quite a following with a series of two-minute videos to track his efforts of seeking a better life which eventually led to him founding the Christian-based non-profit organization, REHAB TIME.  Growing up as a preacher's son, Trent is well-rounded in SCRIPTURE and often draws on those experiences in his speaking engagements, podcasts, philanthropy, and other outreach projects  While football was his PASSION early in life, helping others has turned out to be his LIFE'S CALLING. Much of our chat is about combining inner peace and marrying it to YOUR CALLING.  So many people are still searching for those ANSWERS, and Trent is going to give you a lot to THINK about to help you bring clarity to your FUTURE. A big part of this is learning how to PROTECT YOUR PEACE.  And as Trent explains, the way you do that is by paying attention to and maximizing your AUTOMATIC and PURPOSEFUL minutes and REMOVING TOXIC PEOPLE from your life. Trent and I also get into how you can change your way of thinking when you can't change your situation.  As you'll also hear, PERSPECTIVE IS EVERYTHING. Both of us have also seen many people suffering from DEPRESSION.  If that's not you, chances are you may know someone who is depressed.  One of the most important things you'll want to TAKE NOTES on is how to overcome depression and what red flags to look for before those feelings overwhelm you or someone you know. UNDERSTAND THIS. Trent and I both believe you can have more peace in your life.  You can find it by sharpening your purpose, practicing more GRATITUDE, and being MINDFUL of the things you need to do. Finding peace starts with the INNER YOU. When you achieve that state of mind, all other things become possible.

    Breakthrough For A Compelling Future w/ Tony Robbins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 61:56

    Tony Robbins is an icon  He's an icon for a very good reason , which is that he has helped millions of people improve or change their lives I AM ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE. Tony and I have been FRIENDS for many years.  He was one of my earliest SUPPORTERS when I decided to get into performance coaching. We've spent a lot of time exchanging thoughts and ideas about how to IMPROVE the human condition, and without a doubt, those are some of the most IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS of my life. I'm grateful for that friendship and I'm grateful to share one of those conversations with you in this interview   We know how hard all the disruptions have been for many people, from losing loved ones to COVID, job upheavals, economic ups and downs, political turmoil, and trying to face what the future holds for us. Because our time was at a premium, we wanted to use it where it would do the most GOOD.  That's why we focused on the fear, anger, and uncertainty so many people are dealing with right now, and how we could START A DIALOG that might provide you with some badly needed ANSWERS.  TONY wastes no time offering simple and practical advice…turn off the TV, FOCUS ON YOURSELF, and what you want out of life for 2022.  He also explains why fear is more than just psychological, it's physical too, and how that fear negatively impacts your health. As Tony explains, the most difficult thing to do right now is CREATE MOMENTUM to overcome all the obstacles we're facing.  But that's exactly what you need to do as part of TAKING CONTROL of your life. Tony reveals the best way to do this is to develop the SKILLS you're going to need to be successful in the future.  Listen closely for what those skills are. You're also going to hear some master-class wisdom about the difference between success and FULFILLMENT, and the importance of PATTERNS and SEASONS and their impact on your life. We can't solve all the world's problems in one hour, but what we wanted to do is talk about them, how those of us who are hurting can start to CHANGE some of the ways we think and to help you rediscover HOPE that's maybe been in short supply in your lives.

    Achieve More Bliss By Monotasking w/ Thatcher Wine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 49:44

    Have you ever felt overwhelmed by your to-do list?   Do you approach each day a certain amount of angst because of stress that's gnawing at you? This week's guest is going to UNLOCK some important insights for you.  My guest, THATCHER WINE, is going to dig into many of the things I've been talking about and marry it to a proven strategy that will DRAMATICALLY INCREASE what you can accomplish this year. That strategy is MONOTASKING. As you can guess, it's a complete departure from MULTITASKING which you're already well aware of. You'll get stuff done by multitasking, but the TRUTH is… Multitasking teaches you how to be BUSY. Monotasking teaches you how to be PRODUCTIVE.  Understand the difference? Thatcher Wine is a successful entrepreneur, author, and founder/CEO of JUNIPER BOOKS that specializes in custom curated libraries and designing special edition book sets.  Since launching it 20 years ago, he's developed a devoted Instagram following and has customers in 60 countries, including GWENETH PALTROW, who hired him to curate her book collection in 2019. Thatcher's new book, THE TWELVE MONOTASKS, lays out a STEP-BY-STEP PLAN OF ATTACK in areas of your life where you can develop laser focus to help you get stuff done. We also get into why he has been an advocate for READING AS MONOTASK AND A FORM OF SELF-CARE, and how you can use it as a means to BUILD FOCUS in the digital age. As a cancer survivor, he reveals why that diagnosis changed his PERSPECTIVE on how he approaches living.  We've all faced situations like this, so you'll readily identify with why you need a list of VALUES and PRACTICES in place now to help you get the most out of each day you're alive. Thatcher Wine's take on how to use MONOTASKING to better live your life WITH INTENTION and IN THE PRESENT MOMENT will open your eyes in many ways.

    The Dirty Truth About Passion w/ Mike Rowe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 62:47

    Should you chase your PASSION or should you SOLVE a PROBLEM? Fill a NEED? Are you ready for the REAL DIRT with one of the SMARTEST and MOST PRACTICAL thinkers today about work in America? MIKE ROWE has been slogging it out in trenches, coal mines, sewers, and garbage dumps for a long time now as the host of DIRTY JOBS. There's a RUGGED, DOWN-TO-EARTH and TRUSTWORTHY quality about Mike.  Coupled with the fact he can take any dirty job, tell a great story, add some humor, and hook you from the start, makes him one of the more unusual and compelling people in television for the past several years.   A self-described chronic freelancer, Mike has worked in more than 350 JOBS on his hit show.  But he's also an in-demand Fortune 500 speaker, podcaster, executive producer, and author as well as a vocal advocate and CEO of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation that debunks myths and promotes the value of skilled trades in the workforce. Mike's got some CAPTIVATING STORIES and SAGE ADVICE about THE NATURE OF WORK you're going to want to hear.  Mike redefines why and how PASSION should be a part of what you do but probably not in a way you've thought of before. He has a great take on the value of HARD WORK and MASTERING SKILLS that leads you to a path to success, whether you work with your HANDS, your HEAD, or some combination of both. There's also a big disconnect going on right now about the nature of EDUCATION and matching it up with meaningful work. Mike talks a lot about changing how we should REFRAME our thinking about both areas, and why we should always approach our work with a sense of HUMILITY AND CURIOSITY.  You, your children, and pretty much everyone you know are going to spend the better part of your lives working.  Doesn't it make sense that you should give a lot of THOUGHT about what it's going to take to be HAPPY and SUCCESSFUL in whatever you choose to do? This week's show with Mike Rowe will start that important conversation you need to have with yourself. This one is really gonna get you thinking!

    Expert Psychiatrist's Guide To Transcend Trauma w/ Dr. Frank Anderson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 54:57

    I KNOW A LOT OF YOU ARE HURTING RIGHT NOW. I SEE it in your messages.  I HEAR it when I talk to people.  And SOCIAL MEDIA and the NEWS are filled with stories every day of people struggling to stay afloat.  So often, we find ways to compromise as a means of living with our psychological pain and deep-seeded trauma.  Many of us have been doing it for years. But collectively, I don't think we're doing enough HEALING.   Especially lately, as the pandemic has turned our entire world upside down.  We've done our best to cope amid loved ones getting sick or dying, losing our jobs and identity, battling isolation, and an all-consuming fear of the future. This week's guest, DR. FRANK ANDERSON is a psychiatrist who has extensively studied pain and trauma.  He has made it his lifelong quest to help others heal by integrating his knowledge of neuroscience and trauma treatment with Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy. His new book, TRANSCENDING TRAUMA, explores a unique, compassionate, and evidence-based approach to resolving dissociative trauma.  ARE YOU READY TO HEAL? Do you want to regain the ability to CONNECT WITH and LOVE OTHERS on a deeper level? Are you ready to help others UNDERSTAND why they're traumatized and what you can do to help them? Aside from the obvious BENEFITS of why it's important to heal, until you learn to do so and take active steps to heal from trauma, there's no way you can be the BEST POSSIBLE spouse, parent, friend, co-worker, or achieve the HIGHEST DEGREE OF SUCCESS in your career or personal life. TIME SPENT HEALING IS TIME WELL SPENT.  And as Dr. Anderson reveals to us, it's a WORTHY INVESTMENT in ourselves.

    The American Underdog w/ Kurt Warner

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 70:55

    Hollywood could not imagine a better UNDERDOG story than the one Kurt Warner has lived.  So, they went straight to the source and made a movie about Kurt's incredible journey.   “AMERICAN UNDERDOG: THE KURT WARNER STORY” opens in theaters soon, and I'm thrilled to welcome Kurt this week so you can hear firsthand how he OVERCAME INCREDIBLE ODDS to live one of the most INSPIRATIONAL stories I've heard in a long time. After playing college football at Northern Iowa for four years, Kurt was undrafted and stocked shelves in a grocery store.  He eventually landed a spot on the Iowa Barnstormers in the Arena Football League before signing with the St. Louis Rams as a backup quarterback in 1998.  A year later, everything changed. Not only did he become a starter, during his first season, Kurt also led the Rams to a title in SUPER BOWL XXXIV and earned league and Super Bowl MVP honors.  He won another league MVP when the Rams returned to Super Bowl XXXVI.  After signing with the Cardinals, he led the team to their first Super Bowl appearance as well, making him the second quarterback in history to start the Super Bowl with two different teams.   When he retired, Kurt finished his career owning a dozen NFL RECORDS. With all the challenges he faced, if anyone had a right to have self-doubt, it was Kurt.   Did he have self-doubt?   ABSOLUTELY NOT!   As he explains, Kurt always believed in his talent, but how he approached that talent had to CHANGE before he found success. You're also going to hear how stocking grocery store shelves helped Kurt create a path to the NFL.  It's a story of how doing COMMON THINGS the right way can produce decidedly UNCOMMON RESULTS that you can use in your life as well. Kurt also gives you a masterclass on the importance of CONFIDENCE as an element of success, especially when you encounter inevitable setbacks. FAITH has always been a part of Kurt's life, and we spend a good deal of time talking about how Kurt's RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD has grown and changed over the years to become one of the things that define who he is.  We touch on how he has actively applied faith in good times and the bad and how he has STAYED TRUE TO HIS FAITH despite setbacks after his incredible accomplishments.  At this time of year, and in times like these, we need UPLIFTING stories to help us find JOY and PEACE. That's why spending time listening to Kurt Warner's story is a PERFECT GIFT you'll want to give yourself and SHARE WITH OTHERS.

    "Transform Your Identity" w/ Bob Harper

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 50:02

    He hosted The Biggest Loser on television, but BOB HARPER is a BIG WINNER when it comes to being one of the most recognizable fitness experts today. In this week's episode, you're going to get a big dose of TRUTH from Bob about battling obesity and LEADING A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE.  We're going to talk about how you can make changes in your life, both mentally and physically, so you can better PROTECT YOURSELF and find your peak state, especially when it comes to CARDIAC HEALTH. Bob is a successful author who has written three New York Times bestsellers.  He has also educated countless people through his series of DVDs on working out and staying healthy and is a personal trainer to the stars, with clients such as ELLEN DEGENERES and JENNIFER JASON LEIGH. But one of the most fascinating and unexpected chapters in Bob's life was his well-publicized heart attack in 2017 at age 52.  Despite outwardly being the picture of perfect health, Bob goes into detail about how he almost succumbed to that near-fatal attack.   In fact, HE FLATLINED FOR NINE MINUTES and spent two days in a coma before eventually recovering. As you might imagine, that traumatic event deeply affected his psyche and his CORE IDENTITY. That led to a lot of SOUL SEARCHING and some dramatic changes in Bob's life. Bob talks about dealing with PTSD, EMOTIONAL TURMOIL, and PIVOTING to find a NEW SENSE OF SELF. Every one of us has faced life-changing moments like this or will soon enough.  That's what makes our conversation PERSONAL, ESSENTIAL, AND COMPELLING.  I want you to listen and reflect on how something like this applies to you. We also talk about practical ways to think about and achieve meaningful weight loss.  Hint…it all starts in your HEAD before you see results in your WAIST!  Bob and I also get into building GOOD HABITS, the RIGHT ENVIRONMENT, and SUPPORT TEAM, which are critical elements to losing and keeping weight off.   The bottom line is, BOB HARPER knows a lot about HEALING.   Listen closely, because he can TEACH you a lot about it, too.

    You're Stronger Than You Think w/ Joel Osteen

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 57:20

     Like many of you, I'm a person of STRONG FAITH AND CONVICTION.  My LOVE of my GOD means everything to me and has brought me PEACE, PURPOSE, and STRENGTH throughout my entire life. Before I tell you about this week's guest, PASTOR JOEL OSTEEN, I want to make it clear that I RESPECT and ENCOURAGE you to practice your faith and spirituality in any way you see fit. That said, I wanted to share this UPLIFTING interview with Joel because it goes way beyond any single religious persuasion, exposes you to NEW IDEAS, and most of all, GIVES YOU A LOT TO THINK ABOUT. For more than 20 years, Joel has combined his love of the ministry with a savvy approach to media and business to build one of the LARGEST FOLLOWINGS in the world.  The Lakewood Church has become one of the most popular visitor destinations in Houston and currently draws more than 45,000 WEEKLY ATTENDEES.  Joel's international broadcast following has expanded into more than 200 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS in the United States alone. And his dedicated SIRIUSXM channel (Channel 128) and NIGHT OF HOPE events worldwide continue to amplify his messages to millions of more people. Incredibly, Joel never set out to do the work he does today.  The story of how he reluctantly filled in to deliver a sermon for his ailing father that turned out to be the FULFILLMENT of his DESTINY is a powerful example of God's hand at work that you need to hear, along with the importance of CONQUERING YOUR FEARS to live the life you were meant to lead. We talk about facing dark seasons in our lives, and how we can OVERCOME CHALLENGES and by holding onto our faith.   Joel also reveals how he prays, why GRATITUDE is a big part of his conversations with God, and the role of DESTINY in our lives. If you struggle with CONFIDENCE (and most of us do), Joel offers advice on overcoming your fears and doubts by mastering self-defeating limitations. We also touch on LETTING GO of things that add nothing to our lives and FOCUSING ON WHAT MATTERS MOST, a lesson all of us NEED TO LEARN. JOEL OSTEEN is a tremendous force for GOOD IN THE WORLD, and after you listen to this week's episode, you'll know exactly why. 

    The Making Of Real Journalism w/ Megyn Kelly

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 42:01

    Few people are more qualified to talk about POLITICS and NEWS MEDIA in America than this week's guest, MEGYN KELLY. For the past several years, most of us have watched the stunning transformation of these parts of our society from the comfort of our living rooms.  But this week, Megyn gives us a NEWS INSIDER'S VIEW on some of the most high-profile political events and personalities in recent history. It's part of a larger look inside who Megyn Kelly is and how she has dealt with being a CHARISMATIC media figure over the past two decades, including dozen years spent at Fox News and later, on NBC's The Today Show.  She remains in the public eye through her current daily podcast on SiriusXM. During her broadcasting tenure, politics and the news game became FULL CONTACT SPORTS, and Megyn often climbed in the ring to take on heavyweights in bouts that gained her the reputation of asking tough questions and demanding HONEST answers.  Perhaps the best known of these was her ongoing back and forth tussles with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.   Megyn's CANDID take on the CURRENT STATE OF JOURNALISM will confirm what many of you already suspect.  You'll want to hear what she says about BIAS and how it rapidly accelerated during the Trump era. You'll also appreciate her insights about President Trump, the nature of identity politics, and how the public reacts to manipulative news media in and out of their own echo chambers. On a personal level, Megyn talks about her SUPERPOWER and what she attributes to much of her success.  She also offers advice about HOW TO RAISE WELL-ADJUSTED KIDS and what's worked best for her as a mother of three children. We spend a fair amount of time on a couple of essential but often overlooked questions in our lives.   Is Megyn happy? She is. And what does it take to make her happy? It's a simple answer, but much like the rest of who she is, Megyn's answer is SMART and STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART. As it should be for all of us. I hope you'll enjoy listening and learning from Megyn as much as I did. She remains an INTELLIGENT voice in a lot of important discussions going on right now.