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54 minutes | Jan 16, 2023
How to Live Fully Alive in 2023 w/ Kate Manser #136
What You Will Learn: Following your bliss of living fully alive How to use visualization to manifest what you want Kate’s How to Live Fully Alive Manifesto Bio: Kate Manser helps humankind feel more alive. She is an inspiring and visionary artist, author, and speaker. Her book, YOU MIGHT DIE TOMORROW has sold thousands of copies in 6 countries. She has spoken at Facebook HQ, been quoted in O Magazine, and her art has been shown at New York Fashion Week. Kate's mission is to teach every human how to feel profoundly alive on any given day. Important Links: You Might Die Tomorrow: https://www.amazon.com/YOU-MIGHT-DIE-TOMORROW-Meaningful/dp/1952018005 The Alive Workbook: https://www.amazon.com/Alive-Workbook-Challenges-Inspiration-Meaningful/dp/1952018048 YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/katemanser Insta: @thealivekate TikTok: @thealivekate Website: www.katemanser.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29 minutes | Jan 9, 2023
How to Become a Full-Time Creator w/ Jay Clouse #135
What You Will Learn: The power of designing your life The daily practice of asking yourself if you are happy? How to identify what you want in life and how to make the necessary change The backbone of any creator business Setting a time based goal to help you achieve what you really want The importance of word of mouth for growth Why focusing on one platform can help your reach grow How to launch your career as a creator The new way to view employment and self-employment The fallacy of security in traditional employment Don’t compare yourself to others and run your own race Bio: Jay Clouse helps creators earn a living. He is the writer of Creator Science and the host of Creative Elements, a narrative-interview podcast going behind the scenes of today’s top creators. He previously led the Community Experience team for Pat Flynn and Smart Passive Income, designing their paid membership community and cohort-based course programs. Important Links: https://creatorscience.com https://creativeelements.fm https://twitter.com/jayclouse https://linkedin.com/in/jayclouse Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29 minutes | Jan 2, 2023
Creating Success In Your Life on All Levels w/ Oliver Villwock #133
What You Will Learn: How you define success in your life How to look at success holistically in your life How to make 2023 the most successful year yet Bio: Oliver Villwock is an author, entrepreneur, and coach who helps his clients shift their inner worlds and do the hard work to define the life they want so that they can live with intention and purpose. Important Links: https://www.instagram.com/olivervillwock/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27 minutes | Dec 26, 2022
The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving A F*ck w/ Sarah Knight #134
What You Will Learn: How to stop worrying & obsessing over things that don't really matter How to do the things you really want in 2023 How to truly prioritize yourself in the new year Bio: Today my guest is Sarah Knight. Sarah is a New York Times Best Selling Author of the No Fucks Given Guides. With more than 3 million copies in print, Sarah’s No Fucks Given Guides have been published in thirty-one languages worldwide. Her TEDx Talk on “The Magic of Not Giving a Fuck” has 10 million views; in addition to writing and speaking, she hosts the popular No Fucks Given podcast, which reached #1 on the Apple Education charts. Important Links: NO F*CKS GIVEN: Naughty Words to Live By (a collection of Sarah's best quotes/advice): https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316490857 THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF NOT GIVING A F*CK: https://www.amazon.com/Life-Changing-Magic-Not-Giving-Spending/dp/0316270725/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= GET YOUR SH*T TOGETHER: https://www.amazon.com/Get-Your-Sh-Together-Worrying/dp/0316505072/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1529527545&sr=8-3&keywords=sarah+knight&dpID=41CAknIbXsL&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch YOU DO YOU: https://www.amazon.com/You-Do-Youve-Given-Guide/dp/0316445126/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 CALM THE F*CK DOWN: https://www.amazon.com/Calm-Down-Control-Accept-Freaking/dp/031652915X F*CK NO!: https://www.amazon.com/No-Saying-Shouldnt-Given-Guide/dp/0316529141/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=f*ck+no+sarah+knight&qid=1555531696&s=gateway&sr=8-4 https://sarahknight.com https://www.instagram.com/sarahknightauthor/ https://www.facebook.com/sarahknightauthor Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
43 minutes | Dec 19, 2022
How to Break Through Barriers and Not Accept Limits w/ Bishoy Tadros #132
What You Will Learn: In order to succeed, you will fail. Embrace it. The only way to grow is to get out of your comfort zone What you can learn about yourself in manufacturing hardship such as running endurance races The power in celebrating small wins How playing big can change your life Patience, Perspective, and Purpose will help you live purposefully Bio: Bishoy Tadros was born in Egypt and his family immigrated to the US when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He grew up in Long Island, NY where he received treatment for 10 years. On his 13th birthday, Bishoy underwent brain surgery and remains cancer-free. Outside of his career as an Account Executive at Saleforce, Bishoy is passionate about health and fitness. He is an Iron Man and a 6 -time marathoner. Beyond completing as a participant, Bishoy has led charitable campaigns for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society raising over $100,000 since 2017. In 2019, Bishoy added Author to his list of accolades with the debut of his self published memoir, Break Barriers. He wrote his book with the objective of giving readers a tool to channel the mindset to overcome obstacles whether they be personal, professional, or on the playing field. Important Links: www.bishoytadros.com Instagram - @bishoy_tadros YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/BishoyTadros LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/bishoy-tadros-mba/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45 minutes | Dec 12, 2022
Embracing Adversity And The Path to Growth w/ Lance Essihos #131
What You Will Learn: How to learn to reprogram yourself to from societies programming to your own desires The importance of trying things and travel to open your mind How doing the best you can will eventually equal greatness Show up, be the best you can, and have fun Pursue personal fulfillment. As a result, your best will come out The benefit in slowing things down Choosing to suffer is a choice. How to use your adversity to serve you to grow Why doing the hard work creates an easy life Bio: Lance Essihos is a world traveler and has made it his life’s mission to help heal the world through the art of powerful storytelling and human connection. He is the host of the top-rated podcast University of Adversity, motivating hundreds of thousands of listeners to turn their darkest days into their greatest motivators. He has interviewed over 350 renowned people all over the globe, including world-class entrepreneurs, pro athletes, celebrities, doctors, spiritual masters, and the common heroes among us. Lance is the Founder of Mic-Up Media, an agency that helps founders and visionary leaders grow their businesses, brands, and networks through podcasting and storytelling. Important Links: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BFZ5SM13 https://lanceessihos.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13 minutes | Dec 5, 2022
How to Embrace Change, Adapt Fast, and Future Proof Your Career w/ Jason Feifer #130
What You Will Learn: The best perspective to hold when you experience change How to reframe when you are experiencing change Powerful questions to ask yourself as you navigate change The power in incremental change The importance in understanding your goals before making a big change Bio: Jason Feifer is the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, author of the book Build For Tomorrow, a startup advisor, and host of two podcasts: Build For Tomorrow (yes, same name as the book) a show about the smartest solutions to our most misunderstood problems; and Problem Solvers, about entrepreneurs overcoming the odds in their business. Prior to Entrepreneur, Jason has worked as an editor at Men’s Health, Fast Company, Maxim, and Boston magazine, and has written about business and technology for the Washington Post, Slate, New York, and others. Important Links: Twitter: @heyfeifer Instagram: @heyfeifer Facebook: @heyfeifer LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jasonfeifer Website: jasonfeifer.com Newsletter: jasonfeifer.bulletin.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25 minutes | Nov 28, 2022
What It Really Takes to Build the Next Great CPG Brand w/ David Greenfeld #129
What You Will Learn: How to define your own success What it really takes to pursue your dreams The power of networking in the field you aspire to be in The importance of being stubborn in vision, but flexible in execution Why you shouldn't compare yourself to others Why you should love what you do Bio: David Greenfeld the Founder and CEO of Dream Pops. Dream Pops is one of the fastest growing plant-based ice cream & confectionery brands in the United States. He was recently named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2020 for Food & Drink, and in a few short years has built and scaled a vertically integrated factory & supply chain servicing more than 6,500+ retailers with plans to reach 8,000 by year's end. David took the leap from a life of financial security as an investment banker to pursue his dream in building the next great plant based ice cream and confectionery brand. David's Bit of Gold: He said, “Life is short. You should strive to wake up everyday and love what you do. The financial piece is important. You need to take care of yourself. But you need to be thoughtful in what you want to do with the limited amount of time that you have on this planet.” He knew he wanted to make change in his life and he took the jump… 6 years later, it’s finally paying off. Important Links: www.dreampops.com davidgreenfeld.co https://www.linkedin.com/in/dgreenfeld/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26 minutes | Nov 21, 2022
Designing Your Life - How to Build a Well Lived, and Joyful Life w/ Bill Burnett & Dave Evans #128
What You Will Learn: How to use design principles and key design mindsets to design your life. The big fallacy of following your passion that's holding you back What to do if you feel stuck How to navigate if you are overwhelmed with opportunity How to grapple with money vs. meaning in your career Critical reframes you can apply in your own life to live a more joyful life Bio: Today my guest are the authors of the New York Times Best Selling Book - Designing Your Life - How to Build a Well-Live, Joyful Life. Bill Burnett and Dave Evans are Silicon Valley innovators and Stanford University design educators in the hugely successful course, Designing Your Life, having helped thousands change the way they live. Using design principles and design thinking, they’ve helped thousands define what they want in their life and how to create it. Important Links: https://www.amazon.com/Designing-Your-Life-Well-lived-Joyful/dp/0451494083/ https://www.amazon.com/Designing-Your-Work-Life-Happiness/dp/0593467450/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-evans-62148/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-burnett-4225401/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41 minutes | Nov 14, 2022
The Rollercoaster of Building a Life on Your Terms w/ Ryan Maltbie #127
What You Will Learn: The importance of showing your human side in business What it's like working in business with family The importance of committing to your dreams Why taking a pause can help you find your best ideas Why change can be freeing How to define your success Why you must look within to fulfill your own happiness Bio: Ryan Maltbie is the founder of BBQGrills.com who has a fascinating story. He and his dad built a successful business… but after 10 years grinding in this business, it abruptly closed down. This unexpectedly changed the course of his life. With 3 young children at the time, he had two choices: Take a conventional route Or risk it all and take a chance on himself and his new dream. He chose the latter and has now been building BBQGrills.com. They’ve since served over 5k customers and have hit over $5M in sales. They continue to grow and be a dominant player in this space. One of my favorite bits of gold from Ryan is how he redefined his definition of success. How he chose to live life on his terms and rebuild his life exactly how he wanted optimizing time on his terms. Important Links: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanmaltbie/ https://www.bbqgrills.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18 minutes | Nov 7, 2022
The Importance of Unrealistic Goal Setting and Why Social Media Can Help Your Career w/ Dennis Koutoudis #126
What You Will Learn: The importance of unrealistic goal setting How to use social media to stand out in your career Why followers matter on your social media Where to start to grow on any social media platform In this mini episode, Dennis also shares a few tips and ticks on where to start in building a meaningful social media profile Bio: Dennis Koutoudis is a #1 International Bestselling Author, widely recognized as one of the world’s leading LinkedIn experts. Dennis has already achieved much during his career as an entrepreneur, certified social media specialist, speaker, and in his position as a LinkedIn & Personal Branding Strategist. Dennis’s skillset has allowed him to work with numerous executives from powerhouse companies like Nike, Microsoft, Pfizer, Amazon, and more. He has over 4 million followers and his work has been featured in Forces, Fortune, CNN, Nasdaq, Entrepreneur, Huffpost, CBS, and many more. Important Links: Website: www.LinkedSuperPowers.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dskoutoudis/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/denniskoutoudis/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DennisKoutoudis LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denniskoutoudis/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45 minutes | Oct 31, 2022
How to Land Your Dream Job w/ Madeline Mann #125
What You Will Learn: The importance of just starting Why you shouldn't stay at a job that drains you The power of soul searching before you job search How to learn about a career path before diving in How to define the career that you want How to parkour your way forward Bio: Madeline Mann is an HR & Recruiting leader who is known for her award-winning job search YouTube and TikTok Channels, Self Made Millennial, garnering an audience of millions of people. Mann’s job search coaching programs have led to thousands of success stories, and her work has been featured on ABC, Bloomberg, New York Times, and more. Important Links: YouTube: www.youtube.com/selfmademillennial LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/madelinemann/ Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@selfmademillennial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/self.made.millennial/ Website: www.madelinemann.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
42 minutes | Oct 24, 2022
Grabbing Life by the Horns and Designing the Life You Want w/ Scott Leese BOG #124
What You Will Learn: The importance of focusing on micro-moments as opposed to the big-picture How to find your super power The power of perspective Why listening is the key to being great in any sale Why you should have more than one income source Bio: Scott Leese is an entrepreneur, author, and keynote speaker. Scott started his career in sales and became a 6x Sales Leader. Eventually, he made the jump from employee to entrepreneur and has not looked back since. He took his expertise in sales that he developed as an employee and has built a suite of companies helping companies improve their ability to sell. Today he helps companies with a focus on scaling from $0 - $25M in ARR. He also founded Surf and Sales in 2017 which is a small group learning environment for surfing and learning. Important Links scottleeseconsulting.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottleese/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
46 minutes | Oct 17, 2022
Simplifying Your Finances to Maximize Your Precious Time w/ Ben Miller BOG #123
What You Will Learn: How to maximize your time How to think about your personal time The importance of keeping your personal overhead low How to create a mindset shift in prioritizing happiness today The power of the here and now The benefit of trying many things to create opportunity Bio: Ben is the founder of Chronifi. ChroniFI provides personal finance software that helps users simplify their finances by understanding them in terms of time instead of money. Chronifi is unlike any other personal finance tool. While most of the other tools help with budgeting or investing, ChroniFi meets you in the here and now and helps you understand how what you are doing right now impacts your overall financial health so that you can make informed decisions that align with your personal goals. Ben has a fascinating story. He spent most of his life in pursuit of conventional success and was making more money than what he needed at Goldman Sachs, but realized he was not happy. He realized that his money was simply ownership of his time and he decided to build Chronifi to help others spend intentionally, have more time with their family, and take back their time. He is on a mission to help people seek fulfillment over money and we cover it all on this episode! Important Links: https://www.chronifi.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-miller-chronifi/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
58 minutes | Oct 10, 2022
How to Land Your Dream Job Without Applying Online w/ Austin Belcak BOG #122
What You Will Learn: The #1 strategy you can use to land interviews at companies and get your foot in the door? How to land your dream job with a non-traditional background The #1 resume mistake that you may be making How to increase your network The power and importance of exploring and trying many things Bio: Austin Belcak, is the founder of CultivatedCulture where he teaches people how to land jobs they love in todays market without traditional experience and without even applying online. In 2013, Austin graduated from college with a biology degree, terrible grades, and a job in healthcare that paid him next to nothing. Two years later, he scored interviews at Google, Microsoft, and Twitter and accepted a job from Microsoft with a $70,000 raise. And he did all of that without “traditional” experience and without applying online. Today, he teaches people the system he used to secure a job and helps thousands of people land jobs at Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Uber, and more! If you are ready to land your dream job, this episode is for you! My Biggest Bit of Gold: When there is a will, there is a way... Austin dives deep sharing the alternative methods that you can use to land a dream job! Important Links: Austin's Website: https://cultivatedculture.com/ Austin's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abelcak/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41 minutes | Oct 3, 2022
Suffering is Optional - Shift How You Think and Live Happy w/ Cy Wakeman BOG #121
What You Will Learn: How to become more self-reflective How to do the introspective work to become the best version of yourself How to ditch the drama in your life and turn excuses into results How to live in the messiness of life and still live happy How to stop comparing yourself to others How to accept that our circumstances rarely can be controlled and how to choose happiness Bio: Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, global thought-leader, and New York Times best-selling author who is recognized for cultivating a counter-intuitive, reality-based approach to leadership. Backed by over 25 years of unparalleled experience, Wakeman’s philosophy offers a new lens through which employees and executives alike, can shift their attention inward, sharpen their focus on personal accountability, and uncover their natural state of innovation simply by ditching the drama. My Biggest Bit of Gold: Suffering in life truly is optional. You can't control your circumstances... however, you can choose the narrative you tell yourself. Important Links: Instagram: @CyWakeman LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cywakeman/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5G_jUiSFkWlLIXBOmmTjgg No Ego Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/no-ego/id1253461828?mt=2 Cy's Website: http://www.realitybasedleadership.com/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37 minutes | Sep 26, 2022
Turning Tragedy into Purpose w/ Ben Kander #120
What You Will Learn: How to be intentional with your choices How to turn obstacles into opportunity How to set a compelling vision How to navigate challenging circumstances How giving back can propel you forward The power of networking Bio: Today my guest is Ben Kander. When Ben turned 22, his mom Ellen passed away after a courageous battle with liver cancer. His mom was known for her altruism, social responsibility, health consciousness, and helping others find a sense of purpose. It is upon those principles in which he decided to establish Welly - a company that offers highly functional and fashionable drinkware that helps the environment and gives clean water to people in need. With Welly, there is purpose in every sip. My Biggest Bit of Gold: The power of dreaming big, going for it, and doing the things you are called too. For Ben that was to create Welly in memory of his mom and in an effort to make the world a better place. Important Links: https://www.wellybottle.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-kander-52480537/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
54 minutes | Sep 19, 2022
BOG #119 Delivering Value in The Hardest of Times w/ Garrett Ozar
What You Will Learn: How to build your life with intention How to come up with ideas worth pursuing How to think about delivering value to people The power of pursuing an idea with purpose How to be grateful for all of life Bio: Garrett Ozar is the father to Everly (3), who survived grade IV (Glioblastoma) brain cancer at birth. Garrett is the Co-Founder of Eterneva: a company that brings brightness and meaning to loss by delivering an experience that unlocks a positive way forward. Eterneva turns the carbon in someone’s ashes or hair into a diamond as a memorial for the family. Garrett is also the Co-Founder of Foreverly Fulfillment: a 3PL that provides job opportunities for parents of patients at St Jude Children’s Hospital- where Everly was treated. Prior to these ventures, Garrett founded Ampcaddy: a bluetooth speaker designed to bring music to the golf course. Important Links: garrettozar.com https://www.facebook.com/garrett.ozar https://www.instagram.com/garrettozar https://www.linkedin.com/in/garrettozar/ twitter: @garrettozar Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45 minutes | Sep 12, 2022
BOG #118 How To Break into Your Dream Field and Lessons from Building NYC’s High Profile and Iconic Restaurants w/ Mark Strausman
What You Will Learn: How to breakthrough in a service driven business How to know if the hospitality industry is for you The power of just starting Building an iconic restaurant and lessons along the way The power of time and experience and rebuilding on your own terms Bio: Mark Strausman is a classically-European-trained chef who recently opened his new restaurant, Mark's Off Madison, at 41 Madison Avenue in New York City. Strausman is known for creating the legendary restaurant Freds at Barneys New York at Barneys' Madison Avenue flagship store. He subsequently developed satellite Freds in Chicago, Los Angeles, and in Barneys Downtown New York location. In addition, he owned the ground-breaking Italian restaurant, Campagna, and Agriturismo in New York's Hudson Valley, and partnered to create and manage Coco Pazzo in NYC and Sapore di Mare in East Hampton. Mark's passion project in recent years is to bring back the traditional handmade New York bagel. His Straussie's bagels, which Serious Eats dubbed "New York's Best Bagel," is featured at Mark's Off Madison. And let me tell you, it’s amazingly delicious! He is the author of The Freds at Barneys New York Cookbook, which Publishers Weekly calls "a wonderful peek inside the popular restaurant." In addition, Mark is author of the James Beard Award nominated Two Meatballs in the Italian Kitchen and The Campagna Table. He has written for Yahoo and The Huffington Post, and consults widely within the food and beverage industry. Important Links: www.marksoffmadison.com www.markstrausman.com Mark's cook book! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
48 minutes | Sep 5, 2022
BOG #117 Unlocking a Better Future & The Power of Incremental Change w/ Elliot Aronow
What You Will Learn: The power of incremental change How to get out of your own way How to think about your needs and wants How to incorporate fun and cool things as you focus on your goals Bio: Elliot Aronow is a professional life coach and creative consultant and has supported artists and brands including GQ, The Strokes, RCRD LBL, Noah, and The FADER. His specialities include creative coaching, men’s work and empath coaching. Important Links: Elliot's coaching website: https://www.coachingwithelz.com/ Elliot's communications consultancy: https://www.studioelz.com/ Elliot's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coachingwithelz/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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