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Stories That We Tell Motivation - Inspiration - Empowerment From Master Storyteller Ron Jones
9 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
COMPLAINING IS DREAM DRAINING!
Have you ever been given a task at home, work, or school where you felt overwhelmed? You thought to yourself, “How am I going to get this done with such little time or help?“ No matter how hard you work you feel like you’re still falling behind your dreams and goals! Ron explains how complaining and murmuring about your plight can actually poison your potential and push you even further behind. He says if not handled properly it can be a potential dream killer.
3 minutes | May 24, 2021
TAKE OUT THE TRASH!
Have you ever walked into your kitchen and said what is that funky smell? Is it coming out of the refrigerator? Maybe the sink? When you find it you throw it out without hesitation. No one wants to live in a house filled with rotting garbage. So, if we don’t like foul-smelling garbage in the house why do we allow it in our heads? Ron shows us how to rid our minds of stinking thinking and fill our lives with positive results.
6 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
Pruning Away Negative People & Thoughts
Pruning is described as a way of cutting away dead branches to increase fruitfulness and growth. In your life you with be faced with negative toxic people who can stunt your fruitfulness and growth with their hurtful words and attitude. Ron explains why in certain situations you must cut these people off especially on social media. The benefits can possibly be growth mentally, spiritually and physically.
8 minutes | Aug 19, 2020
What Are You Planting In Your Future Garden?
Whatever you plant in your mind will determine what you’ll reap in your life in the future. If you plant and expect negativity then expect a bleak future. But if you plant positivity you will grow a future harvest of positive possibilities. Ron lays out your options in a creative way.
8 minutes | Jul 12, 2020
Make It Happen!
There are times when you feel like all hope is lost and you want to throw in the towel and give up on your dreams. But that’s when it’s time to bear down and push through the opposition and make it happen. Ron talks about how the mantra of “make it happen” was used quite often while he was serving in the military. Quitting was not an option when faced with a problem or challenge. They were required to find a way to win. American Inventor Joy Mangano sums it up by saying, “Find a way and make it happen: I’ve always been the type of person who couldn’t rest until I found a way to make something happen. If I couldn’t go around the rock, I’d find a way to go over it or under it or through it.”
10 minutes | Jul 7, 2020
You Need The Pain To Grow!
We are all faced with difficult times where we have to endure a tremendous amount of pressure at home or on the job. But Ron walks us through how that pain can often turn into our strength if we don’t give up and push through. The challenges won’t go away but if handled properly it can become an asset and not a liability.
7 minutes | Jul 3, 2020
Be Still, Relax, And Chill
One of the hardest things for us to do in such a busy world is to find some alone time and recharge our mental and physical batteries. Ron talks about the importance of being intentional in rejuvenating your passion and purpose by finding time to do it.
9 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
How To Recession-Proof Your Job Search
Ron interviews author and speaker Alexa Shoen as she explains how to set yourself apart from other job applicants during this CoronaVirus pandemic. She offers three strategies to consider when going for your dream job.
9 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
Don’t Drink The Poison!
What you think about and who you surround yourself with can determine if you are drinking poison or not. Not actual poison of course! But we’re talking about the poison that pollutes your potential. Ron talks about how those poisonous relations and wrong thinking can keep you from being all you’ve been created to be.
9 minutes | Jun 7, 2020
How You Start Your Day Will Determine (?)
The outcome of our day begins with what we focus on before the day even starts. If we grab our phones as soon as we open our eyes and scroll through social media reading the toxic post it will set the tone for the rest of the day and week. In this podcast, Ron suggests four crucial decisions we must make every day to increase the chances of success.
8 minutes | May 27, 2020
Why You May Not Think You’re Good Enough
We sometimes are afraid to pursue our purpose because we don’t feel we’re good enough, smart enough, or worthy enough to accomplish our dreams. Ron talks about how his life could have been a lot different right now if he would have taken a chance on himself decades ago and believed he was good enough. This is a message you need to hear today and share with others. You are good enough to pursue your passion!
8 minutes | May 25, 2020
Discouraged? This Can Help!
Sometimes we become discouraged and want to give up on our dreams. Maybe there are problems or challenges at home, in relationships, on the job…or even unexpected negative circumstances pop up. It happens to all of us. Ron offers four things to consider before giving up on your God-given dreams and purpose.
7 minutes | May 21, 2020
Is It Really Worth It?
Is it really worth putting in hard work on the job when you’re not being appreciated or recognized? Ron does a deep dive into why effort is always worth it and how to get a return on your faithfulness on the job and in life. The foundation is from Les Brown, “If you do what is easy your life will be hard. If you do what is hard your life will be easy.”
8 minutes | May 14, 2020
A Daily Detox Does A Body And “Mind” Good
Just like the body has to cleansed of toxins and unhealthy substances so does your mind. Ron does a deep dive into how to detoxify your mind of three things: Negative people, negative thinking, and negative expectations. He believes these three can be the root of your poor perception of yourself, your life, and your future. Take a daily dose of the positive and watch your life change for the better.
9 minutes | May 12, 2020
Shut Off The Noise!
Are you inundated with a constant bombardment of negative news on social media and television? Well, it’s time to shut off the noise! Ron explains how when he recently did just that it helped reduce stress and anxiety. He believes it will not only bring more peace into your life but help you to refocus on your purpose and passion but, that’s only if you set boundaries and shut off the noise.
10 minutes | May 7, 2020
Are You Riding The Guilt Trip Train?
Are you allowing others to write your life story by forcing you to ride the “Guilt Trip Train?” The price to buy a ticket on that dreadful train is your peace of mind. Ron does a deep dive into this subject by explaining the negative effects of reliving your past failures, hurts, and mistakes. We can certainly learn from our past but it should not define our present or our future. Ron talks about how not to give any reaction to the distraction of the guilt trip.
7 minutes | May 5, 2020
It Is A Great Time To Reinvent Yourself!
You have to always ask yourself, “How do I remain relevant without becoming a relic?” Many of us have seen how vulnerable we can become during this coronavirus crisis. We have to make adjustments physically, emotionally, and in some cases financially as we consider what our future looks like in the marketplace. Ron explains now is the time to reinvent yourself for any future crisis or downturn. If you are not proactive and taking charge of your future someone else could determine your future for you.
7 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
Stop Comparing Yourself With Others! Be Different!
From time to time we all fall into the trap of comparing ourselves with others. Whether it’s comparing accomplishments, social status or appearances drawing comparisons can keep us from being all we’ve been created to be. Ron talks about how to excel as an authentic original and not a copycat counterfeit. “You do not determine your success by comparing yourself to others, rather you determine your success by comparing your accomplishments to your capabilities.” – Zig Ziglar
8 minutes | Apr 28, 2020
When Your Luck Run Out. Now What?
Do you feel lucky or unlucky in life? Do you believe some people have good fortune because they have good luck? Ron does a deep dive into how we should never depend on luck for success. He teaches luck is just a myth and illusion and should never be a substitute for hard work.
9 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Choosing The Right Future
Making the right choices can determine the trajectory of our of lives. Ron uses the example of a young aspiring elementary school teacher who made the wrong decision forcing Ron to put her in handcuffs. What we can all learn from her decisions as we choose the right future for our lives.
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