Melanie Benson is the Profit Amplifier from Melanie Benson Inc. Listen in on my inspiring conversation with Melanie as we discuss her road blocks, pot holes, growth, and transformation into the successful business woman she is today.
1:07 Brief on Melanie’s road traveled- 6 figure biz and burnout
3:25 Unleashing her FIRE, then hitting a pot hole in 2009
4:50 Every level of our growth requires another level of us to emerge
8:06 Burn out happens
12:25 You need a mastermind and an inner circle of people you trust
13:19 You can't solve a problem with the same level of thinking that created it
20.33 Creativity addiction
35:52 Be inspired to grow
39:25 Profit leak- what is stealing away your profits?
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It’s easy to get caught up in what we do and don’t accomplish in a given day or week, but when was the last time you took a look at all you accomplished in the past five years? Listen as I share how this was a topic of discussion in my “Unretireables” mastermind group, and how we need to continually give ourselves a pat on the back and allow ourselves time to reach our higher goals.
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"That, I discovered, was the key to everything: understanding myself more, and everyone around me."
Karen Brown is the CEO of Velocity Leadership Consulting and an unconscious mind expert. Listen in as we discuss how your unconscious mind affects your day-to-day decisions, and how you can take control of it to improve your productivity immensely.
1:20 What is an unconscious mind expert?
6:14 Gaining control over your unconscious mind
13:56 My husband, the morning grouch
20:26 Why positive affirmations are so effective
28:45 How sensationalization influences the unconscious mind
37:42 What makes a really good coach?
44:21 How I got my 15-year-old back on track
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"Ignore your smart phone! Ignore your computer! Set out doing what you need to do for YOU first thing, every day!"
What was the first thing you did this morning? Did you look at your email or social media? Or did you take time for you. Take control of your thoughts first thing in the morning and allow yourself to give gratitude to all that you are grateful for and continue to take control of your calendar throughout the day.
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"We choose what we think about."
Debbi Dachinger is a media and visibility expert who started her career on the radio, and continues her work today to help people find their voice and pursue their passion through coaching. We discuss how you can find your own success through improving your self confidence, and working towards your dreams as an individual.
3:08 Debbi's beginnings on the radio
8:30 Taking a step back and addressing a single issue at a time
16:35 The meaning of freedom
32:26 Recovering from a bad start to a day
41:05 The gentleman at New Media Summit
51:13 What Debbi is working on now
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"If you would've just told me the truth, I would've been ok with it."
Sometimes, things just don't go our way. Personal issues may interfere with your work, or you may be struggling to keep up with expectations. Join me while I discuss how important honesty can be in approaching these problems.
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"The weakest ink is mightier than the strongest memory."
P.K. Odle is a Feng Shui consultant who started her career with the American Feng Shui Institute twenty years ago is an expert in manipulating energies to improve your life. Join us while we discuss some of the many facets to Feng Shui, and how making changes in your environment can improve your success as an individual.
6:05 Helping students with attention deficit succeed
9:04 How Odle got into Feng Shui
15:44 Good and bad elements
27:03 A prime example of Feng Shui success
35:55 Grave site Feng Shui
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Do you ever feel like there are battles that you just can't quite win? I certainly do.
Sometimes the battles you're fighting can be overwhelming. Your attention can be drawn thin as it's pulled in all different directions. Listen as I share my story about my battle with Mount Downy.
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"Wealth is a team sport, not a solo sport."
Rennie Gabriel is an extremely successful entrepreneur who started from scratch at age 50 after facing failure, and climbed his way to the top 1%. We discuss how he made it back up from the bottom, and how crucial it is to have partners that you can rely on in order to find your success.
2:00 Why you shouldn't fear success
7:10 Success vs. significance
10:12 Learning to handle money effectively
15:07 Putting into practice what you know
21:08 The importance of having a partner
31:58 Learning from failure
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Bilbao is an incredibly unique museum in Spain that no other building really compares to. I encourage you to seek out how you can be true to you, and stand out against other people around you, rather than trying to be just like them.
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"If you don't have your motivation in the right place, it's not going to take you where you want to go."
Mimika Cooney has been an entrepreneur since the age of 16, and recently published her book Worrier to Warrior. Join us while we discuss the importance of taking care of yourself, and striving to do what you want to do in order to be happy.
10:54 The unsustainable hustle mentality
21:50 How finding her path has improved her home life
27:30 Learning to remove our filters and be true to ourselves
37:43 Self care with Mimika
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On Memorial Day, I found myself worrying once again, this time about the fence panels in our backyard because of an upcoming house appraisal. Little did I know a utility pole fire would burn my problem away for me.
Tune in to hear my story about how the universe came to help me with the problem in my backyard.
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"Don't focus on the problem, focus on what's on the other side of the problem."
Jim's personal experiences and struggles, even from a young age, have molded the way he interacts with not only his clients, but also the people around him. During our chat we dial in on how to overcome your personal demons, and create meaningful connections with those you want to have an impact on.
6:08 Getting through difficult times
11:26 When the warning light burns out
21:25 Chasing impact, not income
25:51 Amazing experience (link to article about it)
33:52 Setting boundaries with your clients
43:28 Jim Padilla's Seven keys
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Most goal setting programs I've ever seen/participated in track in 90-day segments, or just about three months. As we're going into the summer in the United States, I realized that the time from Memorial Day to Labor Day is just over that.
Listen as I share my Summer 2018 personal challenge, and invite you to share your own!
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"Just stand up. Take a break."
Aleksandra Nenadic is self-made physical therapist who started her very own physiotherapy practice. Join us as we discuss how you can keep your body healthy in an environment where it's all too easy to let yourself go.
4:40 Keeping a sedentary body healthy
9:54 Ergonomic furniture: is it worth it?
12:45 How to keep your body happy
26:15 Aleksandra's tools for getting where she is today
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Do you have a habit of collecting papers/notes for later, thinking you'll actually get back to them... "one day"?
I know I do!
Listen as I share where my cluttery habit came from, and what we can all do to get rid of this excess emotional and physical clutter!
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"That's how I make those decisions. I look to see how it's going to impact my life."
Iain's story starts when he bought his very first motorcross bike at only 11 years old.
Join us as we discuss how to change your mindset in order to find your path to success.
2:26 Iain's backstory
7:33 How Iain was able to retire before 30 years old
13:45 The motorcross race disaster
25:23 Replacing "how" with "who"
36:16 Asking yourself "who am I being"
39:35 How to distinguish good opportunities from shiny objects
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When was the last time you did something nice and completely unexpected for someone else?
If you can't remember, it wasn't recent enough.
Listen as I share free/inexpensive ways we can brighten the day of others in our personal AND professional lives!
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"When we're isolated, we're really putting a limit on what's possible."
Emerald Greenforest started out as the Empress of Empowerment for women a decade ago, and transitioned into being the Empress of Encouragement for men after a business meltdown two years ago. Join us as we discuss the importance of collaboration and investment to achieve lifelong success.
3:08 How Emerald became the Empress of Encouragement
9:17 Approaching the cultural pressure to be independent
20:14 Don't spend your money to make money; invest in yourself
24:17 How I helped my husband get more value out of his free time
32:25 Men's most common struggles, and how to approach them
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Sometimes we should look to the great architects, artists and engineers for lessons as we build our business, and in this episode, I do just that.
Are you priming your masterpiece? Listen to hear what I mean.
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"The next phase of evolution will be true partnership between men and women."
Sylvia Becker-Hill grew up in Germany, where she felt held down by the world around her, pushing her towards her career of empowering women to live to their fullest potential in a patriarchal world.
Listen in as we discuss the dissolving of gender roles and embracing yourself in order to succeed.
6:25 Breaking down the glass ceiling in our head
13:50 How my husband supports and empowers me
22:21 Finding a brand guardian
25:26 Sylvia's big "oh, duh" moment
33:24 How knowing yourself can empower you
39:13 Moving through your magic door
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Does increased pressure in your personal and/or professional life lead to decreased productivity? It does for me! Listen as I explain...
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"Be careful what you ask for because it's gonna come in the most mysterious miraculous ways, and it doesn't always feel good."
Amy is a life and business coach, and host of her own podcast, who speaks with me today to discuss her journey of self-discovery. Join us as we explore how taking new chances and opening our eyes to the opportunities around us can lead to your best life.
4:20 The start of Amy's journey
7:22 A bump in the road to success
14:18 Getting a foothold in Amy's new career
16:10 My soulmate spec sheet
23:17 Something else, something better, IS coming
30:48 The miracle of learning to be still
37:40 Continuing on her road to success
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A hungry stomach and a carton of eggs inspired this episode. Is your business scrambled? Listen to hear how we need to incorporate the right ingredients to allow our businesses and ourselves THRIVE!
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"There's always an opportunity for us to lift our head and begin to have a higher purpose."
Robb was a high school and collegiate athlete when an unexpected health issue sidelined him. Miraculously healed, he realized he needed to shift his purpose.
Listen as Robb and I chat about our purpose, serving others, authenticity, self-discovery and more!
05:50 A modern day miracle and Robb's wake-up call
12:50 Working out our gratitude muscle
14:41 Robb's wake-up ritual
16:25 A story about Kim's sisters, a tire and a pizza
21:39 "Is it a first world problem or a third world problem?"
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