Archives: Posts

093: I Have A Dream – Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr’s speech ‘I have a dream’ is probably one of the most powerful and influential speeches ever given. It is a speech I read myself time to time because I find it gives me greater depth in understanding my motivation and propels me to continually move forward with my dream.

Some things you will learn:

  • You will hear me read this amazing speech
  • I ask you to consider his speech with some powerful questions you can ask yourself

Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

092: Learn to Earn

 

Many people have been programmed to dislike learning and education because their experience in school was not a positive one. Although I understand this perspective, it is just not conducive to actually experiencing a life of happiness, success and influence.

Some things you will learn:

  • Why the greats read much and often
  • My thoughts on TV (no hate mail please)

Quote: “Poor people have big TV’s. Rich people have big libraries.” – Jim Rohn

Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

091: Why You Should NOT Follow Your Passion

 

Lots of people tell you to go out and follow your passion and everything and anything you want in your life will come to pass. I have even said things along those lines, but I was recently convinced otherwise. Tune into this episode if you are feeling stuck about the current path you are on now.

Some things you will learn:

  • Difference between passion and passionate
  • Why following your passion might not be right for you
  • How doing passionate work will free you up to follow your passion

Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

090: John Lee Dumas With Amazing Entrepreneurial Insights

 

John Lee Dumas was the inspiration for my podcast and I highly suggest you listen to this episode of me interviewing him. When I graduated from medical school I was in a tough place and didn’t really know where I wanted to take my life and career next. By listening to JLD’s show it gave me the inspiration to start my own show, so here we are 90 episodes later.

Some things you will learn:

  • How to humanize the entrepreneurial icons like Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Why you should stop being OKAY and focus on being GREAT!
  • How to NOT find a mentor and the right way to find a mentor
  • To BE you must DO!

Quote: “I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” – Steve Jobs

Interview Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

089: Lonely In Your Business? Ask For Help NOW!

 

Are you a work from home or solo-entrepreneur? If you are, you know that it can get really lonely working in that capacity. I can totally identify and in this episode I share what has worked well for me.

Some things you will learn:

  • The amazing support you can drum up if you only ask
  • How creating a platform can connect you to influencers

Interview Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

088: Stop Demonizing Food!

 

Stop eating butter! These were the headlines in the 1970’s because there was a rise in heart disease. Did it really make a positive impact to create a demonization of this food? Short answer: No.

This episode is a short rant on the topic of food and I am sure you will enjoy it.

Some things you will learn:

  • Focus on moderation – excess of anything will kill you
  • Shop on the outside of the grocery store
  • Listen to what your body has to tell you about food

Interview Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

087: How to Say NO and Win!

 

The art of saying NO is something that can be mastered. In this episode, I share a simple 3-step process from Dr. Ury on how to say a POSITIVE no.

By integrating this into your life, you will save yourself from many headaches and gain back a tone of time. Meanwhile, you will get closer to your primary destination in the process.

Some things you will learn:

  • Ury’s 3-step process for saying a positive NO
  • Story of an extremely successful airline
  • The best leaders are masters at saying no

Book: The Power of a Positive No – by William Ury

Interview Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

086: How To Give You Way To Influence

 

During this Friday Short episode, Dr. Jason Klop talks about the importance of wholehearted giving. If you give more of what you want, than you WILL receive more of what you heart desires. Keep your eyes constantly peeled on how you can serve people in both your professional and personal life and notice how your life will be filled with much more happiness and fulfillment.

Some things you will learn:

  • How to gain influence through giving
  • A great example of helping a elderly women with her luggage
  • Why you should avoid playing tit for tat and going for a ‘win-win’

Interview Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

085: One Night Stand Or Long Term Business Relationships?

 

During this Friday Short episode, Dr. Jason Klop talks about the importance of keeping the long view in mind when forming business relationships. A lot of interactions I get into, people are looking to get immediate rewards. This however is never conducive to a long-term fruitful business relationship.

Some things you will learn:

  • Important components of this relationship: Honest, Truthful, Respectful, Fair
  • The importance of building a system to foster these business relationships

Interview Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio

084: Overcoming Fear: Lesson from Roulette

 

During this Friday Short episode, Dr. Jason Klop talks about the lesson you can learn from Russian Roulette. Much nervousness and anxiety is caused by mentally trying to avoid something that we have already committed to doing. How can we get past that..?

Some things you will learn:

  • Strategy for overcoming your fear
  • Why you should analyze a decision before ‘placing your bet’ rather then after

Quote: “Do your worrying before you place your bet, not after the wheel starts turning.” – William James

Interview Links:

Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio