27 minutes | Mar 10, 2017
Episode 3: Invest in Yourself and Others to Succeed
IntroductionIn this podcast, Kevin Donahue spoke with Nick Nanton, a highly successful director, agent and author. In the conversation they asked this important question: Can doing good for others really lead you to success in your own life? Nick Nanton is living proof that it can. Listen in to this episode of The Breakthrough Performance podcast to learn why you should invest in yourself and others if you are searching for greater wisdom and success.Show NotesNick Nanton is an award-winning director, agent and author. He's an expert in celebrity marketing and social media. He believes in doing the right thing and helping other people as the key to success. Interestingly, a passion for music played an important role in many of Nick's breakthrough moments. He learned the importance of earning his way into conversations - something he considers a real key to success. Eventually, Nick's path took him to law school and into the field of entertainment, marketing and writing. Nick has some valuable insights on mentors and partnerships. You'll get a ton of takeaways from this conversation that will help you to see the value of mentorship and how you can get the most out of this special kind of relationship. You'll also learn why you should invest in yourself and others as you seek out the wisdom you need to succeed.LinksNick's Celebrity Branding Agency site, feed, Facebook, YouTubeConnect with Nice on Facebook, Twitter, G+
33 minutes | Jan 25, 2017
Episode 2: Playing the Long Game for Big Breakthroughs with Aaron Hinde
IntroductionIn this podcast, enjoy a chat with Aaron Hinde - an inspiring guy who owes much of his success to his uncompromising attitude and a willingness to play the long game in all aspects of his life.He offered up some truly wise advice for making a success out of all your endeavors, both personal and secular. Learn how you can implement his processes to make your next big breakthrough and take your life to the next level.Show NotesAaron is an athlete, entrepreneur, father, doctor of chiropractic, and co-founder and president of LifeAid beverage. If that's not impressive enough, Aaron is a man who knows how to play the long game in every aspect of his life - a quality which has led him to enormous success. Join us as we chat about the tremendous lessons Aaron has earned through his entrepreneurial endeavors. You'll find out how he and his business partner took their idea for LifeAID Beverage Co. from a few scribbles on some napkins to a thriving global enterprise. As you listen in, you'll discover the value of sticktoitiveness, an uncompromising attitude, direct response marketing and simply writing down your ideas. You'll also gain some valuable insights into the power of good social media practices and seeking out a mentor. Take note on the practices you want to include in your life to turn your budding idea into a big breakthrough.LinksLifeAID siteFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, InstagramAaron's BiographyAaron's passion for athleticism and his ability to equip people with the formula to perform at maximum capacity played a major role throughout his career. He is the Co-Founder and President of LifeAID Beverage Company, where we re-imagine what you drink. LifeAID is a leading manufacturer of premium, healthy, and convenient nutritional products designed to boost performance and speed recovery for people pursuing active and healthy lifestyles. After earning a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College, he served as Clinic Director at Hinde Chiropractic Sports Injury and Pain Center for ten years. As one of the top practices in Santa Cruz County, Aaron helped over 5,000 individuals, including professional athletes, erase their pain and return to function as quickly as possible. Being immersed in the health field, Aaron noticed a genuine need in the marketplace for clean and effective sports drinks without the sugar and artificial flavoring. In 2011, he co-founded LifeAID to provide individuals with specially formulated, low-sugar, high-value natural supplement beverages. Each of the five beverage options, FitAID, FocusAID, TravelAID, GolferAID, and PartyAID, are made with custom ingredients to provide customers with unique benefits ranging from enhancing athletic execution, to delivering mental acuity and improved concentration. In addition to providing top-of-the-line products to over one million customers worldwide each month, the team at LifeAID is committed to giving back. We proudly support our local community, as well as sponsor dozens of top CrossFit athletes, Spartan Racers, and PGA professionals. With our continued success, LifeAID is dedicated to disrupting the beverage industry and people’s expectations of sports and energy drinks.
38 minutes | Jan 18, 2017
Episode 1: There is No Such Thing as Failure with America's Dentist, Dr. Bill Dorfman
IntroductionAre you ready to make a breakthrough? Are you ready to take your life to the next level? Then meet Dr. William Dorfman. He has some inspiring thoughts to share on why you should never give up, be willing to take risks and always ask in order to succeed.Show NotesIn this podcast, you'll get to know "America's Dentist," Dr. Bill Dorfman. One of his favorite mantras is "never give up." A phrase that has helped him to choose to succeed in life. Dr. Bill runs an extremely successful dental company, but he considers his biggest break to be when he was selected to do dentistry on ABC's Extreme Makeover. He didn't just take the opportunity, he mastered it creating a powerful breakthrough not only for his own company, but for the dentistry industry as a whole. And he believes you can do the same.In addition to being a famous cosmetic dentist, Dr. Bill is also a health nut. Listen in to get some good advice about motivation and why maintaining a healthy lifestyle is essential to quality of life. Then there's the Leap Foundation. This is a program headed off by Dr. Bill, which is designed to help transform today's youth. The goal? To deliver best motivational leadership program in the country. Find out more about what the program is all about during the conversation.Dr. Bill is an inspiring person who has and continues to make a real difference in the world. Fortunately for us, he's also generous with the advice. Listen in for more inspiration to make your next breakthrough.LinksDr. Dorfman's Dentistry siteFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, G+YouTube channelReviews on YelpDr. Dorfman's BiographyDr. Bill Dorfman is not just a famous cosmetic and general dentist, he is THE most famous cosmetic dentist worldwide. Affectionately known as “America’s Dentist,” Dr. Bill is widely recognized world-wide as a leading dentist who is responsible for creating smiles for many of Hollywood’s brightest stars. In fact, Dr. Dorfman has become a star in his own right as the featured dentist on the hit ABC series, “Extreme Makeover,” where he performed amazing dental transformations on the show’s participants as well as a recurring guest co-host on the new Emmy Winning daytime talk show, “The Doctors.” In addition, Dr. Dorfman is a world-renowned lecturer & author of the best-selling cosmetic dentistry book, The Smile Guide and the NY Times bestseller Billion Dollar Smile.The innovative & accomplished doctor is also renowned in his field as an energy-brimming inventor & brilliant entrepreneur who has brought award-winning innovations to the world of dentistry.Dr. Bill Dorfman has been interviewed extensively for numerous television shows & magazines including ABC’s Good Morning America, The View, Oprah, CNN’s Larry King Live, NBC’s The Today Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Dr. Phil, The Rachael Ray Show, Steve Harvey Show, FABLife, The Doctors, The Tyra Banks Show, Ricki Lake Show, Entertainment Tonight, MTV’s The Osbournes & Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, The Wayne Brady Show, The Sharon Osbourne Show, Living It Up! With Ali & Jack, EXTRA, Soap Talk, Access Hollywood & E! Entertainment Television.As a 1980 graduate from UCLA Dr. Bill was honored with the prestigious “UCLA Outstanding Senior Award.” He then received his dental degree in 1983 from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, where he was one of the youngest graduates ever to receive his doctorate degree. Upon graduation, he completed a two-year residency at a dental hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland. In 1985, Dr. Dorfman returned to the United States & established his private practice in aesthetic & general dentistry.In 1989, at the age of 30, Dr. Bill formed the hugely successful company, Discus Dental, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer & distributor of tooth-whitening, oral hygiene & aesthetic dental products. Here he helped develop such ground-breaking professional take-home teeth whitening products as Nite White, Day White, & Breath Rx. His company also launched Zoom! & Brite Smile both revolutionary in-office whitening system which uses a safe, effective & gentle light-activated gel to whiten teeth by 8 to 10 shades in just over an hour. More recently, after 20 years of becoming a leader in teeth-whitening products, Dr. Bill sold Discus to widely recognized Philips Electronics – makers of Sonicare and has become a spokesperson for some of their newest innovations.Dr. Bill is a member of the American Dental Association & he is one of only 100 Fellows in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, only two of which are in Los Angeles. In addition, he was the founder & program coordinator of P.A.C.-live, a continuing education program to teach practicing dentists state-of-the-art cosmetic dental skills on live patients, at the University of the Pacific Dental School. He has been honored by being recognized as the “Best Aesthetic Dentist in Los Angeles” by Los Angeles Magazine and, by the young age of 42, was awarded not one, but two lifetime achievement awards from the largest academies in dentistry & has since then been awarded a total of six lifetime achievement awards.Throughout his accomplished career, Dr. Dorfman has been committed both to educating the public about the world of dentistry & to giving back to the community. In association with the The Crown Council of Dentistry, Dr. Bill offered Discus Dental’s assistance in donating all of the whitening materials for its annual four-month charity campaign, Smiles for Life. Each year, the Crown Council dentists donated their time & services to offer consumers tooth whitening at a lower rate. Then, 100% of the money earned was donated to country singer Garth Brooks’ “Teammates for Kids Foundation,” which in turn gives to children’s charities across the U.S. Thus far, they have raised & donated more than $30 million to more than 115 children’s charities, including St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital & the Children’s Dental Center.In addition, Dr. Bill is dedicated to aiding the many graduates of Los Angeles’ Battered Women’s Shelter, a downtown refuge that helps survivors of harrowing physical violence heal & rejoin the world. Since 1997, Dr. Bill has helped restore the smiles of abused wives, rape victims, former prostitutes, drug addicts & unfortunate women at no charge in order to assist them on their path to confidence. He has not only traveled to South Africa to help raise money & awareness for Tomorrow Trust – a non profit organization that helps orphan children affected by HIV & AIDS, but he also co-founded The LEAP Foundation. LEAP [Leadership Excellence Accelerating Potential] is a week long summer motivational leadership program for students & young adults at UCLA to help obtain valuable life skills that they wouldn’t otherwise learn in a traditional classroom setting. Skills such as business etiquette, time management, making a first impression are all taught through seminars, celebrity and motivational speakers & mentors.His humanitarian & philanthropic involvement has led to his recent recognition by his alma mater, receiving the 2009 UCLA Community Service Award – one of the top honors. More recently, Dr. Bill was also included in the Guinness Book of World Records for ‘Most Money Raised for a Charity Through Head Shaving by an Individual,’ after raising more than $120,000 for LEAP & shaving his head live on the Emmy Winning daytime talk show, “The Doctors.”A multi-faceted individual, Dr. Bill is not only a leader in the world of dentistry and active in philanthropy, but he is also active in the world of fitness & beauty as a repeat judge for the Miss USA beauty pageant. Additionally, is sits on the board of Virgin Films and most recently made a deal with Joel Silver Productions for a new show he created. His personal fitness regime includes a strict, healthy diet and outdoor activities that include water & snow skiing, biking, climbing, swimming & scuba diving. Dr. Bill is also the recipient of 14 Lifetime achievement awards!When Dr. Bill Dorfman is away from his busy dental office, he enjoys spending time with his three daughters, traveling and waterskiing.