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21 minutes | 2 years ago
chub012-Are Millennials Lazy, Entitled, or Misunderstood?
In this episode of The Cultivation Hub, we explore the stigma on today’s Millennials. Are the perceptions of laziness, ungrateful, narcissistic, and entitled justified labels for today’s Millennials? Who is to blame for their different work ethic? I say IT IS OUR FAULT!!! Check out our latest podcast Episode 12 “Are Millennials Lazy, Entitled, or Misunderstood?” on The Cultivation Hub Podcast If you are a new listener to The Cultivation Hub, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our Facebook Page and let us know how much you enjoy the podcasts! In this episode, you we discuss: What is a Millennial? Are Millennial’s lazy, entitled, or coddled? Who’s responsible for this behavior? How can we bridge this gap and create better relationships with Millennials? Join the Conversation Our favorite part of recording a live podcast each week is participating in the great conversations that happen on our live chat, on social media, and in our comments section. This week’s question is: “Do you think Millennials are lazy, coddled, and entitled? If so, who is to blame? LEAVE A REPLY BELOW!! Resources Mentioned in the Podcast In this episode, we mentioned the following resources: Here are the generational breakdowns taken from Thoughtco.com Here is the video from Simon Sinek regarding Millennials and “Failed Parenting Strategies” Article by “The Atlantic” stating “…Millennials are the worst…” Check Out Other Episodes of “The Cultivation Hub” Podcast Ep11 – “Small Beginning Are HUGE” Ep10 – “Just Get Started Please? How to END Procrastination” Ep9 – “Why Do We Procrastinate, Part 1” Ep8 – “Why people fail at weight loss feat. Terrell Perry” Ep7 – “Blame vs Responsibility” Ep6 – “Your Neighborhood Watch: It’s Not What You Think” Ep5 – “[E+R=O], The Real Formula to Success” Ep4 – “Help, I Can’t Seem to Find My Purpose” Ep3 – “For The Love of Maya – My Favorite Maya Angelou Quotes” Ep2 – “8 Ways to Live A Life with NO REGRETS” Ep1 – “Welcome to Cultivation Hub: Why I Started A Podcast”
17 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub011-Small Beginnings Are HUGE!!!
– Are you frustrated while trying to reach a particular goal?– Are you about ready to quit on your dream because it seems so far away?I have a suggestion that will put you back on track and help you see how where you are IS A HUGE ACCOMPLISHMENT and you are missing out on the REAL PARTY;…small beginnings. Come on, let’s take this journey together. There is a bible verse in Zachariah 4:10 that says “Do not despise these small beginnings…” The overall premise behind this bible verse is to say “Wait a minute, don’t turn your nose up at small beginnings because everything BIG comes from something small” – Every human being is created from a small thing call a sperm– Every fruit and vegetable is created from a small thing called a seed.– Every home is built on concrete which is made with small items such as water, sand and a special powder called Portland cement You’re missing the party, when you don’t appreciate the how something BIG got its start. Think about how we feel when someone we know becomes famous and only celebrates other famous people and never not one time stops to appreciate those who helped him get started, or the person who gave you the money to start that $Million dollar business you now own? Most people would resent that person and call him/her ungrateful… Why should Celebrate Milestones/Small Beginnings1. As Humans, we are called to GROW! “Anything that doesn’t grow eventually dies” Every milestone/win affirms an accomplishment or one more thing to check off our list. AND when you acknowledge how far you’ve come it feels better than how far you have to go. 2. GROWTH is nourished by encouragement – “Small is where BIG comes from” 3. Reminds us to give ‘thanks’ for the journey. I’m a HUGE proponent of GRATITUDE. Gratitude and Depression cannot occupy the same space, You cannot be depressed or frustrated and thankful and grateful at the same time…IMPOSSIBLE. 4. It removes the anxiety from focusing on what you DON’T HAVE! You experience discouragement when you tally up where you are with where you want to be; you’re focused on what you don’t have (the goal), instead of what you do have. That’s like being upset with having $500 when your goal is $1000.00. how to celebrate milestones Call a friend Use social media to your advantage, please love a good success story Get out of your routine and celebrate in a different scene . The change of environment help you focus and be in the moment. Commemorate the moment – You must do some sort of action that’s like a memorial to the accomplishment. Small Beginnings are HUGE, and never forget to celebrate them as you pursue your goals and dreams. So right now, take a minute to look how far you have come, you started at zero and look at what you have now, feel it, appreciate it, and be proud of it knowing you so much closer…Do not despise the day of small beginnings, because SMALL BEGINNINGS ARE HUGE. Remember to Live, Love and Laugh… Jeff Robinson
31 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub010-(part2) Just Get Started Please? Time to End Procrastination!!
Do you ever ask yourself: “Why do I keep procrastinating when I know it causes me so much anxiety?” You know what you need to do, but you don’t do it, or you wait until the last minute. And, time and again, the pattern repeats itself. Today we’re going to finally get FREE from the grip of procrastination. In episode ten, which is part 2 of a 2-part series on procrastination, I share how I finally overcame the bondages of Procrastination. Come on, let’s take this journey together…LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE!!! Side note, this episode was originally called: “Just Get Started Please? How I FINALLY overcame the BONDAGE of Procrastination”, but I changed it after it was recorded so you may hear references to the original title in the podcast! Let’s GET TO IT!! In episode ten (part 2) I go deeper into my personal experiences and address other reasons for procrastination as I offer practical tips that helped me be able to (1) work a full-time job where I travel 90% of the time, at the time of this recording, (2) I’m currently pursuing my Doctorate Degree, (3) I have a bi-weekly schedule for creating this podcast, (4) I have begun my own company and (5) have fun along the way. So let’s stop procrastinating and get to it… Let’s be honest, ALL OF US PROCRASTINATE, but Why? Does it mean something is wrong with us? Can it be hereditary? There’s a science dedicated to the study of procrastination and I wanted to share some really great information from the experts that I believe will free you from the bondage of procrastination. But most of all the tools I plan to share with you help free me from the internal anxiety that was ALWAYS going on within me when it came to getting things done! Dr. Joseph Ferrari did an article for the American Psychological Association on the “Psychology of Procrastination: Why People Put Off Important Tasks Until The Last Minute” I wanted to share some of his interview responses. Click above to listen to cHub010-(part2) Just Get Started Please, Time to end Procrastination” Enjoyed this episode? Please show your appreciation by leaving a comment or review below Subscribe to our Podcast, click HERE! For more of The Cultivation Hub, follow us on Twitter (@JRobUnited1), FB (@JRobunited), IG (@JRobUnited) or visit our website www.jrobunited.com/ Remember to Live, Love and don’t forget to Laugh…
26 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub009–(part1) Why Do We Procrastinate? 9 questions to a solution!
Have you ever wondered why you’re such a procrastinator? Do you feel that it’s just who you are? Do you accept this will never change and you’ll always be stressed over getting things done? This episode is part of a 2-Episode series on procrastination that I believe with help a lot of people. Come on, let’s take this journey together…LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE!!! I for one was a BIG procrastinator and was always stressed about things left undone. In this two-part series, I share some of the research and my personal experience as to why we procrastinate and how we can be free from the bondage of procrastination. This episode, episode one, I will discuss WHY we procrastinate and get down to some root causes; we’re going to take a quiz in this episode. Because I know from experience that until you understand WHY you do a thing, you’ll never know how to stop doing a thing. In episode two I go deeper into my personal experiences and address other reasons for procrastination and I offer practical tips that helped me be able to work a full-time job where I travel 90% of the time, at the time of this recording I’m currently pursuing my Doctorate Degree, I have a bi-weekly schedule for creating this podcast, I have begun my own company and have fun along the way. So let’s stop procrastinating and get to it… I found an article from psychology today that lists 9 quesitons you must ask yourself in order to get down to the root of why you procrastinate. 9 questions that will help you find the source of your anxiety that makes you put off things or even keeps you from pursuing your dreams. Check out this article below: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-the-age-anxiety/201103/why-do-you-procrastinate Subscribe to cULTIVATION hUB Remember to Live, Love and don’t forget to Laugh… Thanks for listening to The Cultivation Hub; “Let’s take this journey together…” Enjoyed this episode? Please show your appreciation by leaving a comment or review below! Follow us on Social Media: Twitter (@JRobUnited1) | Facebook (JRobUnited) | InstaGram (@JRobUnited)
45 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub008 – Why People Fail at Weight Loss feat. Terrell Perry
According to a 2019 press release by www.bodybuilding.com, 73% of people who set fitness goals as a new years resolution give up on them [https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/2013-100k-transformation-contest-press-release.html]. Have you been part of the 73%? I know I have. This episode is “Why People Fail at Weight Loss” and I’ve got a special guest, Terrell Perry who is going to help us understand why we fail and give us tools to succeed. DON’T THROW IN THE TOWEL JUST YET, LISTEN TO TODAY’S EPISODE, GET HELP SO YOU CAN WIN THIS TIME! Listen to my interview with Terrell Perry. Terrell is a 48 year old Health & Fitness Professional with over 10 years success in nutrition and weight loss. Terrell also possesses the top four certifications for Personal Trainers in Health and Fitness. In this episode, Terrell breaks down his certifications, explains why over 73% of people fail at Weight Loss, and provides us tools to be SUCCESSFUL this time around! Some of the resources mentioned during this interview www.myfitnesspal.com www.fooducate.com Terrell Perry is the founder of SSP Fitness, LLC. Contact Terrell Perry at: Facebook Page – @sspfitnessllc Website – www.sspfitness.com
22 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub007 – Blame vs Responsibility
“So, when someone comes at you in anger — even if you have done something to intentionally harm or hurt them – their anger is theirs, not yours. You may have provoked it, but you can’t own it because it’s not yours in the first place. If it’s not yours, you can’t reasonably blame yourself, for it. Of course, you can, and should be responsible to it, and that responsibility then breeds accountability, which promotes clear, clean and balanced communication with both ourselves and others…” (Formica, 2019) When we allow ourselves walk and live in Blame, we are basically saying “I AM bad” or “Something is wrong with ME”. However, when we walk in Responsibility, we are saying “I DID something bad” or “Something I did (or said) was wrong”, there is a difference that we must understand in order to live our best lives and have healthy interactions with others. Check our Episode cHub007 – “Blame vs Responsibility” for ways how to life free from the ‘Blame-Game’ and mature as a person of ‘Responsibility’ See some of the reference links: . https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/recognizing-the-distinction-between-blame-and-responsibility.html https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/enlightened-living/201003/taking-responsibility-versus-taking-the-blame
27 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub006 – Your Neighborhood Watch, it’s not what you think!
Let me ask you a question: – WHO ARE THE PEOPLE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD? DO YOU KNOW THEM? DO YOU KNOW WHAT THEY DO? ARE YOU AWARE OF HOW THEY CAN IMPACT YOUR LIFE? The neighborhood I’m referring to is not so much about the family two-doors down the street, but the people around you. I’m referring to the people you chat, text, talk with the most, WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE? It’s time to do a ‘Neighborhood Watch’ Your Neighborhood Watch, it’s not what you think The National Neighborhood Watch website defines a neighborhood watch as “people living in the same area who want to make their neighborhood safer…reduce crime and improve their quality of life…” (taken from https://www.nnw.org/what-neighborhood-watch) To improve YOUR quality of life you must do a Personal Neighborhood Watch; assessing the people around you, taking notice of how they currently impact your life. The intention of a Personal Neighborhood Watch is to be clear about where the people in your life stand with you and you with them, so that you can set proper expectations, reduce disappointments and see clearly the type of relationships that are in your life. Your ultimate goal for doing a Personal Neighborhood Watch is to “…Improve YOUR quality of life” 4 Stages (Categories) of Friends (There are 5, but I focus on 4) 4) – Acquaintance/Associate – (3) – Casual Friend – This is the person who can say “Yeah, I know you” (2) – Close Friend – This is the person who can say “I Understand You” (1) – Intimate Friend – This is the person who can say “I am CONNECTED to you” Take the time to do a ‘Personal Neighborhood Watch’ to assess the people in your life; are they pushing you to be better or are they just as insecure as you are? Do they remind you of your dreams and push you to pursue them or do they remind you of ways ‘It will never work’? Be sure to listen to the podcast for coaching and breakdown of the 4 stages/categories for friends. The Stages of Friendship article was taken from: https://humans.media/stages-of-friendship Remember to Live, Love and don’t forget to Laugh… Thanks for listening to The Cultivation Hub; “Let’s take this journey together…” Enjoyed this episode? Please show your appreciation by leaving a comment or review below Subscribe to our Podcast, click HERE!For more of The Cultivation Hub, follow us on Twitter (@JRobUnited1), Facebook (JRobunited), InstaGram (@JRobUnited) or visit our website www.jrobunited.com/
32 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub005 – It’s Time To Win, Using the Formula (E+R=O)
Where you are RIGHT NOW is a direct result of a previous reservation or appointment you’ve made. Whether it’s your finances, your marriage, the current friendship and relationships you have (good or bad), if it’s your weight or your career, education or lack thereof; it’s all because of a reservation you made years ago, months ago, and even weeks ago. I want to introduce you to an equation or formula that is so simple, yet profound in how it has transformed the lives of millions of people and I am going to share it with you. Come one, let’s take this journey together… I wanted to share an equation or formula with you that is so simple and honestly it’s not NEW, but this equation was constructed in a way that made me really take a look at my life and realize that I need to change my ‘Reservations’ or ‘Responses’ if I wanted a better Outcome. The equation is E + R = O; which means: E = Events, R = Your Response, O = Outcome What most of us blame the EVENT for our OUTCOME. “I was born poor”, “My mother never said I Love You”, “My dad abandoned me”, “It’s because of my skin color”. What we have to realize is in order to get the Outcome you desire you have to change your RESPONSE. Again, E + R = O (Event + Response = Outcome) your Response is the ‘Reservation’ you’ve made that I spoke about earlier. Here are a few thoughts I want to share regarding the Life Formula “E+R=O”: Understand that EVENTS will happen, these are out of our control. (Car trouble, childhood issues, Job, relationships, etc.) All events are initially ‘Neutral Events’; they don’t get life until we assign a meaning to it. How we assign meaning to events is through our internal beliefs We are 100% in control of our RESPONSES, and our RESPONSES ALWAYS determines our Outcomes Reactions are not the same as a RESPONSE. A Reaction is a conditioned (or pre-programmed) response, something that tends to happen automatically, sometimes without even knowing it. (I share my experience of how I reacted to someone disagreeing with something that I felt was important) What I noticed is a ‘REACTION’ usually manifests itself within your body. Pay attention to feelings of anger, fear, anxiety, etc. Reactions are ALWAYS rooted in a story we’re telling ourselves about that situation or a certain group of people, or a belief we have subscribed to (they don’t love me, they don’t respect me) Outcomes are always determined by the “R” factor of the Life Formula When we focus on the ‘R-Factor’; the RESPONSE, our entire life will change and we will LIVE in the ‘O’ or Outcomes we desire. So remember the winning “Life Formula”, that says E(Event) + R(Response) = O (Outcome). Thanks for taking this journey with me! Respectfully,Jeff RobinsonHost, “The Cultivation Hub” PodcastCEO, ‘The JRob United Group’ Enjoyed this episode? Please show your appreciation by leaving a comment or review below. Subscribe to our Podcast, click HERE! Follow Us:Twitter – @JRobUnited1Facebook – @JRobunitedInstaGram – @JRobUnited
38 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub004 – Help me, I Can’t Seem To Find My Purpose
If you know you had only 12 months to live, what would you do and how would you want to be remembered? More specifically, what are the three things you want people to say about you at your funeral? Most people, don’t have an answer; I think its time we change that starting today… Today’s episode is called: Help Me, I Can’t Seem to Find My Purpose!! “…When people feel like they have no sense of direction, no purpose in their life, it’s because they don’t know what’s important to them, they don’t know what their values are. And when you don’t know what your values are, then you’re essentially taking on other people’s values and living other people’s priorities instead of your own. This is a one-way ticket to unhealthy relationships and eventual misery…” Taken from <https://markmanson.net/life-purpose> If you are anything like ME, you’ve heard for years “You Need to Find Your Purpose or Passion”, but never knew what that purpose or passion was; Let me offer a few thoughts to put you on the path to your destiny. I provide a brief summary below, but you must listen to the podcast for the explanations and details. To help you find your purpose I ask you to think about: What brings you passion? What do you enjoy doing? First let me explain what passion really is: Passion taken from [https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passion] – “a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept” Understand Passion is an ‘emotion’, not a thing What was the last thing you did that made you completely lose track of time? What would you do if MONEY was not an issue? Opposite– What are you NOT doing: Because someone told you it was a sign of irresponsibility? Because someone told you it was stupid and you needed to get a REAL JOB If you had a Super Power to change/fix anything in this world, what would you do? This is usually a sign of something that is near and dear to your heart. What frustrates/Angers/Annoys you? Sometimes the thing(s) that frustrate you are the things you’re called to have an impact on What are you Jealous of? Know the difference between jealousy and envy Jealously can be a STRONG indicate of what you’re connected to and should be pursuing. When all else fails, Follow Your Curiosity Be a Hummingbird not a Woodpecker (listen to audio) Be open to your purpose evolving as YOU evolve. Understand your purpose/gift can be more than just ONE thing! Remember to Live, Love and don’t forget to Laugh… Thanks for listening to The Cultivation Hub; “Let’s take this journey together…” Jeff Robinson Host, “The Cultivation Hub” Podcast CEO, JRob United Group Enjoyed this episode? Please show your appreciation by leaving a comment or review below Subscribe to our Podcast, click HERE! Follow Us: Twitter – @JRobUnited1 Facebook – @JRobunited InstaGram – @JRobUnited
29 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub003 – For The Love of Maya Angelou – My Favorite Quotes
Wassup everybody? This is Jeff Robinson and welcome to The Cultivation Hub, a new show where our intentions are to ‘Add Value’ through Education and Inspiration, while having some fun along the way. I believe that every human being has great potential and we want to be the resource that gets you there. So welcome to the family, let’s take this journey together. Listen to this clip from Dr.Maya Angelou, taken from Oprah’s Masterclass. Snippet of Maya Angelou on Oprah’s Masterclass Interview snippet of Maya Angelou on OWN’s MasterClass This Episode pulls out some of my favorite Maya Angelou quotes and the impact they have had on my life. When People show You Who They Are Believe Them, the first time I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel” Never make someone a priority, when all you are to them is an Option” When you Learn, Teach, when you Get, Give” Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud I do not trust people who don’t love themselves and yet tell me, ‘I love you.’ There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt “We sometimes think that we can be better than another person. The truth is no human being could be more human than another human being. You can be younger and prettier and finer and richer, but you can’t be more human.”- Dr.Maya Angelou – I Am Human, I am a Human, NOTHING HUMAN can be alien to ME When you know you are of worth, you don’t have to raise your voice, you don’t have to become rude, you don’t have to become vulgar; you just are. And you are like the sky is, as the air is, the same way water is wet. It doesn’t have to protest. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou We all have days when we’re feeling a little”cloudy.” It’s worth remembering that you have the power to brighten someone else’s gloomy day with an act of kindness — a helpful gesture, an encouraging word, or maybe even just a smile. Who knows? Maybe the next time you have a cloudy day, you’ll find a “rainbow” of your own. Respectfully,Jeff RobinsonHost, The Cultivation Hub PodcastCEO/Founder, The JRob United Group
27 minutes | 2 years ago
cHub002 – 8 Ways To Live A Life with NO REGRETS
There is no greater pain than the pain of Regret! Regret can cause you to stay locked in your homes, cause you to never love again, never laugh again, and in the case of Dr. Maya Angelou, never speak again. It’s time we learn how to Live a Life with NO REGRETS…let’s take this journey together… Today’s episode is: “8 Ways To Live A Life with NO REGRETS” There are so many people living in such misery because of mistakes made, or things that may have happened to them or maybe they got that way as a result of a circumstance they had no control over. I mentioned in the opening that Dr. Maya Angelou once lived in regret, yeah can you believe that? One of the greatest poet, and writers in the world was once in bondage over regret to the point she did not speak. [The Story of what happened with Dr. Maya Angelou – http://www.achievement.org/achiever/maya-angelou/] I wanted to share 8 ways, I believe you can live a life with NO REGRETS #1 – Follow your gut Instincts – I think one of the biggest reasons many people are living with regret is because they failed to follow their instincts. You know that ‘thing’ or feeling you have about a person,place or thing? That pull at your entire being that says “Hmmm, I’m not sure this is a good decision”. There are people right now who have shut themselves out from other people and society in general because regret that could have been avoided had they followed their instincts. #2 – Follow your Dreams – #3 – Learn the power of NO – #4 – Don’t take life so seriously #5 – Be True to Yourself – When we deny any part of our authentic self, we die a little death on the inside. Our uniqueness makes us who we are. By being true to ourselves, we also give everyone else permission to do the same #6 – Be Adaptable – How many times have we missed opportunities because we were adamant that OUR WAY was the only way. When you tried someone several times and it doesn’t work, or you’re not getting the full end result you envisioned, then be adaptable and take a difference approach. Keep changing your approach until your desired outcome is realized. #7 – Practice Forgiveness – #8 – “Leave Nothing Unsaid” – Respectfully, Jeff RobinsonHost – “The Cultivation Hub” PodcastCEO/Founder – The JRob United Group Enjoyed this episode? Please show your appreciation by leaving a comment or review below
11 minutes | 3 years ago
cHub001 – Welcome to Cultivation Hub
Welcome to Cultivation Hub with Jeff Robinson; who, what and why? Cultivation Hub is the first digital media content produced under my new company “JRob United”. You can learn more about JRob United and all of the other organizations by visiting my website at www.jrobunited.com. For those of you who don’t know who I am, maybe you were recommended this podcast by a friend or relative: A little bit about me: Many of you may know me as the Founder and Host of the I.M.A.C. Conferences, an educational and performance platform for National and Independent Christian and Gospel Artist. I.M.A.C. is still going strong I am a native of Chicago, who grew up with very humble beginnings. An I.T. Professional with over 20 years experience I have an entrepreneurial background consulting small businesses and faith-based organizations I have over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry doing radio, tv and music with some of the best and worst in the industry I am a Host, Teacher/Trainer, and Life Coach But most of all, I am a ‘People Person’, a Resource who is passionate about creating platforms that serve as a hub for personal growth and human potential. Being able to help people and entities first SEE then reach their potential and live their best life is an adrenaline rush for me. So with that said, welcome AGAIN to “The Cultivation Hub”, a podcast filled with conversations that Inspire and Educate individuals and communities to own and live up to their highest potential. Here’s what you can expect from The Cultivation Hub podcast: Motivating stories of hope, strength and tenacity that will inspire you to WIN Thought-provoking commentary, practical Teaching and Coaching from the most influential minds in Business, Spirituality, and Personal Development Interviews and Knowledge Transfer And we’ll have some FUN!!!
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