I'm a firm believer that success breeds success. The hope of this Podcast is to pass that perspective on through motivational lessons and reflections so that you, the listener, are able to kickstart your goals. Are you ready to become a Motivated Mind? It's time to challenge your perspective and flush out the excuses!
Struggling with confidence? Most people tend to think that confidence comes after being widely successful. How you think about yourself, who you are, and your capabilities will greatly influence your success. In this episode I discuss four ways to shift your thinking around confidence.
How many times do you find yourself wondering what your life would be like in someone else's shoes? Many struggles in the mind involve turning away from reality by being preoccupied with the search for another life. In this episode, I dive deep into correcting this mindset and appreciating the now.
We spend a fair amount of time making decisions. Whether it be in our careers, taking on larger responsibilities or jumping ship for new opportunities, we are constantly faced with decisions. Ultimately, how we go about that decision-making is what dictates our success. In this episode, I discuss four different perspectives to analyze your decision-making.
Struggling with consistency? Being consistent is essential if you want to make any significant change in your life. Building self-reliance and a benchmark for consistency is not as complex as it seems. In this episode, I discuss four tactics to create consistency for your long term.
Limitations are fabricated in the very thought factory that we own. Most people spend so much time debating with themselves where they should or shouldn't be by a certain age. A person can be successful at any point in their life. In this episode, I discuss four different ways to think about age and how to get around limiting thinking.
We all are adjusting to a new normal amid COVID. This has created a moment of stillness allowing an opportunity to reflect. While this is a stressful time, there are a few things you can do to tend to your mental needs. In this episode, I discuss three tactics to give yourself some self-care during isolation.
The world is a different place right now with a different reality. This might mean making some adjustments in your life to cope with that transition. In this episode, I jump on an interview with Kaleaf from “The Konversation With Kaleaf”. We discuss everything from staying accountable, to controlling your social media feed throughout this COVID transition.
COVID has dramatically altered the structure of our everyday lives. But that doesn't mean 2020 is over or that your opportunity to grow has evaporated. Our safety nets have been removed and isolation is creating an opportunity like no other. In this episode, I discuss investing in the development of yourself and recalibrating the way you operate.
Everyone has been affected by COVID-19. Lives have shifted 180 degrees in the matter of a few weeks. So how do you deal with these uncertain times? In this episode, I discuss four key factors to accept the unknown and get back behind the wheel of your own happiness and destiny.
Having difficulty adjusting to working from home? As COVID-19 cases have increased so have the amount of employees working from home. In this episode, I discuss four tactics to stay productive while ensuring your mental health.
Dealing with a toxic person in your life? Your responsibility is to take care of you, to create an environment where you can grow and flourish. In this episode, I discuss four ways and reasons as to why cutting these people out of your life is for the better in creating a path for your happiness and success.
We all wish we could be a little braver, but how do we do that? In order to explore, to break out of the safety net you've built, you need to address some of your less braver features. In this episode, I discuss five ways to rearrange your algorithm and face your shadows.
How do you understand your worth? You can’t put a value on yourself unless you believe in yourself first. That value is directly linked to your belief. In this episode, I discuss three ways to understand your worth and create positive thinking around your value.
Work smarter, not harder. It sounds good. But how do you actually do that? Extreme dedication to your priorities will create extraordinary results. It’s about utilizing your time when you're awake. In this episode, I discuss four ways to create efficiency within your life.
The more time and energy you spend worrying about things you can't control, means less time and energy you're spending on the ways in which you can make a difference. We can control our input, but we can't control the outcome. In this episode, I discuss four ways to evaluate your efforts and invest into the controllable components of your life.
How do we embrace failure? We connect failure with negativity, with darkness, with sadness. Fundamentally, we need to change the connection between failure and negativity. When you break this shackle binding these two things together, you will win. In this episode, I discuss examining missed opportunities and betting on yourself.
Ever wondered why some people seem to get so much done? We all set goals for ourselves, and at some point within that journey of accomplishing those goals, things might not always go as planned. It’s that discouragement that sets in and starts to pull you away from trying. In this episode, I discuss four key tactics that lead to setting good habits.
Afraid of risks? We've all taken some form of risk at some point in our lives. We tend to put a massive weight on our shoulders surrounding decisions. Harnessing that risk taking is what sets us up for growth. In this episode, I discuss how to be bolder, hunting for confirmation and the true meaning behind risk.
What happens when you can't find motivation or you can't stay motivated? Our greatest resource is our own motivation. Something you can tap into and harness. In this episode, I discuss four fundamental tactics to create motivation and ways to sustain that motivation.
Being the underdog might be considered a position of weakness. However, the disadvantage is fuel. It’s your advantage. In this episode, I discuss five ways to leverage this mindset and position to create your formula for success.
Naturally, as humans, we bury things that have hurt us, that have traumatized us. By accepting failure and turning them into lessons, we create growth. In this episode, I discuss four ways to leverage failures and move on from the past.
Your mind is relentless, whether it be training yourself to correct your mindset or worrying about your future. Most tend to fixate on the negativity, the shadow of “what if this thing doesn't turn out how I imagined”. In this episode, I discuss suffocating those “what if’s” and showing yourself that fearing the darkness only means you need to create a small beacon of light each day.
How do you start realizing the importance of giving? Most are confused by the make up of this equation. Some of the most successful individuals in the world have built empires while helping others to build their skyscrapers. In this episode, I discuss creating a ripple effect from giving and leading with more give than take.
Most like immediate results, because it solves temporary pain or provides temporary solutions. We forget to focus on the quality of our engagements as it pertains to our long term growth and success. In this episode, I discuss aligning your short term and long term goals.
Having difficulty getting responses from recruiters or employers? Lack of response means opportunity to adjust for success. In this episode, I discuss the emotional side behind professional and personal ghosting and tactics to increase your response rate.
Our purpose in life is not to mold ourselves into someone we think we should be, but to find who we truly are and lean into that. In this episode, I discuss how insecurities are planted and ways to break out of that toxic environment to excel towards growth.
Life is not fair, but it’s not unfair either. You shift the situation at the snap of your finger. We can accept reality and adapt to it or we can live in denial. We control the character we play. In this episode, I discuss three ways to remove the thinking that you are the victim.
A lot of people think happiness is a place, when in reality it's a direction. You learn more from your journey to success than from the gold medal you receive as a reward. In this episode, I discuss five key components to enjoying your process.
Your life would be better if you took action on things you’ve been avoiding and motivation usually follows that action. You can read about meditation or healthy eating, but actually meditating or eating healthy is much more useful. In this episode, I discuss navigating life and controlling your future.
If you’re not taking the necessary steps to get through your personal challenges, to grow, to excel, the road ahead is going to be dark. Understanding ways to overcome fear of judgment is crucial to your long term happiness. In this episode, I discuss three ways to change your perspective on that judgment and how to start making you the priority.
When you're stuck in the granulars of each day it becomes really difficult to see clearly for your long term. Catering to the small things in your life starts to push your life in that direction. In this episode, I discuss striving for a place of elevation and focusing on the attributes that will truly drive you towards the proper direction.
The greatness is in the journey, not trying to do it all at once. You can't accomplish it all tomorrow. A big factor in success, in the macro, is realizing its not going to happen over night. In this episode, I discuss creating your MVP and proving out your model.
When we lack patience we are unable to delay gratification for more than the moment, which fills us with frustration. That frustration is what is smothering the opportunity to drive forward. In this episode, I discuss the three biggest reasons why leaning into patience is the key to happiness and your future.
So much is within our control, but yet a majority decide to focus on the things out of their control. The effort going towards the controllable aspects of our life is shifted to those areas where we have little to no control. In this episode, I discuss decluttering your life by removing the distractions or adjusting them.
Everyone has failed at one point or another, but it's your attitude toward success that determines the outcome after those failures. The ability to get up, brush-off and continue to push forward no matter the cost. In this episode, I discuss perseverance and the ability to be resilient.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to success. I’m firmly convinced that good things are waiting for you to grab them. That means that waiting around is wasting those moments. In this episode, I discuss taking control of your life and leaning into yourself. You have one life, so live it like it's yours.
Most get caught up in doing that ‘thing’ that their parents or friends think they should be doing. This means the train of happiness and passion are constantly passing you by. In this episode, I discuss making as many shots on goal and ensuring those shots are for you and your happiness.
Self-judgment has a tendency to hold you back from living a fulfilling life. By releasing self-judgement you become more willing to take risks. In this episode, I discuss how self-judgement is holding you back from happiness and writing your future.
Happiness arises spontaneously when you love the process. During that process, it’s crucial to ensure you take care of yourself. In this episode, I discuss analyzing what happiness means to you and not compromising your mental health along the way.
So many individuals become deaf to their inner voice. Running on your current life treadmill will only get you so far. Just sitting idle and wishing for success will never bring change in your life. In this episode, I discuss practicing higher levels of consciousness and really diving deep to understand what you want.
If you have the ability to do something, but you don’t believe you can, you won’t. Not believing in yourself has to be the most self imposed poison to growth and success. If you don’t have the ability to do something today, but you believe you can, you eventually will. In this episode, I discuss four ways to start believing in yourself.
Life can get busy and life can get hectic, but that shouldn't be an excuse as to why you haven't started in on your goals. When you realize your destiny is 100% in your control, you will win. In this episode, I discuss four ways to create that prioritization and how to keep on track.
Most throw their money in a savings account thinking that’s the best way to ‘take advantage of the dollar’. However, there are many options when it comes to investing your money wisely to build a bigger empire for your future. In this episode, I discuss multiple platforms to invest that money in.
How do you start to believe in yourself? Being able to identify and stomp out negative thoughts, doubt and self-judgment will allow you to grow like a weed. In this episode, I discuss four ways to reprogram yourself and steer in the direction of growth.
An unsupportive partner can derail your success. It’s important to have a partner who supports you in all of your endeavors. A healthy relationship is one that enhances your life and your success. In this episode, I discuss six signs that your relationship may be holding you back in life.
Have you gained a few bad habits over the years? Most struggle with things such as checking their emails first thing in the morning, binge watching Netflix, overspending on the weekends and mindlessly browsing the Internet. All of these habits were created to cope with things like your past or stress. In this episode, I discuss the cause of bad habits and four ways to break those habits.
Feel like you know what you want out of life? Big question right? Many are satisfying short term happiness, but compromising the long term picture. The never-ending band-aid fix to feel good in the moment. In this episode, I discuss that never-ending cycle and what you can do to change it.
We all have them, a past and insecurities. We all have our ‘failures’ and missed shots on goal. The most amazing thing about life, each day we have another opportunity to take a shot. In this episode, I dive deep into my past and my past insecurities to expose myself and show how I've embraced it to build my mountain.
Feel like you're constantly paying bills and stretched thin month to month? Most are spending money on things they don't need, to keep up to the people to their left and right. This way of "living" is killing your wallet and your happiness. In this episode, I breakdown five ways to make your money work for you.
As a child, we would question everything, but as we grow older we stop asking why. Life moves fast, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't take the opportunity to analyze what we are doing or not doing. In this episode, I discuss analyzing and questioning your actions.
Feel like you've had difficulties sticking to your path? The missing ingredient most overlooked when thinking about growth and success, self-discipline. In this episode, I discuss the importance of self-discipline and focusing on the long game and not allowing the short game to interrupt your macro.
Do you ever feel like you’re sleepwalking through life with no real idea of what you want? Maybe you know exactly what you want to achieve, but have no idea how to reach it. In this episode, I discuss five techniques involved in setting achievable goals.
Feel like you're at a standstill with growth? We have 24 hours each day to refine our actions of yesterday. Life is extremely simple, but it’s been over complicated by breezing through days and rushing towards our Fridays. In this episode, I breakdown six key metrics to strive for growth and success.
Reflecting on the past can open the doors to our future. However, it should never hold you back. Most fail to take risks and make mistakes and it leads to limited growth. In this episode, I breakdown evaluating your past and looking at the five year you.
Feel like days fly by and you've wasted them? We've got one shot each day to take advantage of our time on this planet. Life is a simple equation, you get out what you put in. In this episode, I discuss compounded effort and really evaluating how you spend your days.
When thinking about success, many think about building the next ‘Facebook’ or making six or seven figures a year. Yet many forget that self-reflection and improvement come before all. In this episode I breakdown six ways to start that growth and self-development.
It’s simple to say you want success, but are you willing to make sacrifices? We currently live in a world where most consume more than they financially can cover. People are spending to keep up with friends and their neighbors and losing sight of the long term. In this episode, I discuss those spending habits and how compounded it’s doing more harm than good.
As a child, we took risks all the time, from standing for the first time, learning how to say our first word after a billion tries, to making our first connection on the playground. Yet as people age they forget just how important that risk-taking is. In this episode, I discuss the reason why so many people struggle to grow and build their next chapter.
In the 21st century, we have one of the biggest resources at our fingertips, the Internet. Unfortunately, a number of people seem to get lost in an age of information. In this episode, I breakdown the importance of the Internet and how throughout the last 30 years we have started to take it for granted.
Find yourself putting up a wall when handed feedback? The moment you shut down and build that wall is the moment you start losing. Building a bridge from feedback allows continued success. In this episode I breakdown four tactics to allow that feedback to build you as opposed to consuming you.
How many amazing ideas or creative minds have been muffled by the judgment of others? People bow down to judgment, they allow it to disrupt their path of happiness. Life is so short, you need to do that thing that makes you happy, that you're passionate about, that makes you feel something, that makes you feel purpose. In this episode, I discuss turning that judgment into fuel to create your happiness and success.
When's the last time you took a step back and evaluated you or your actions? Most tend to get ‘caught up’ in the moments of today and forget to do some self-reflection and understand where they can improve. Being self-aware is one of the leading factors of growth and success. In this episode, I discuss that equation and the mindset surrounding it.
Looking for ways to make your money work for you as opposed to against you? We live in such a materialistic world where many overextend themselves and don't take the time to understand their overhead. In this episode I breakdown four key ways to allow your money to do more good than harm.
It's easy to say you want success, but do you truly know why you want it? Many want success for the expensive homes and fancy cars. If that's your mindset, you're searching for the wrong things and missing the point. In this episode, I discuss six key macro factors that allow success and how to think about those factors when searching for happiness and fulfillment.
Feel like others are dictating how you go about life, how you chase and define happiness and success? You should never allow those that haven't ventured down the path of risk dictate your path. In this episode, I dive deep into that judgment and the limitations its creating around you in achieving your goals.
Wondering why success seems so far away like you've been at it for years with little to show? Life is short, but it's certainly not a race. Learn to deploy patience as it's all about the long term, not shortcuts and instant gratification. In this episode I breakdown 4 key factors that lead to a lack of patience in your business and your personal life.
In this episode, I interview Jordan Meher, father, husband, serial entrepreneur and coffee chugging champion. We discuss his latest venture, Krugz, an animated series he has been tirelessly working on for the past year and what it truly means to be a full-blown entrepreneur. We dive deep into the hurdles he's faced, the upside and mindset when facing those challenges and why failure is so important in building success.
Focused on the money as opposed to the drivers that make you or your business unique? The game has shifted and the currency has changed, it's not about the money it's about providing value. Whether it's your personal life or business, value is the key. In this episode I breakdown four key components that will help you shift that mindset.
In this episode, I interview Amber Runyon, the Founder, and CEO of Eleventh Candle Co. a social enterprise in Columbus, Ohio partnering with Legacy to redeem, restore, empower and equip those vulnerable to human trafficking, abuse exploitation, and addiction. We discuss giving back to others and exchanging value, leaving behind a legacy and human resilience.
Spending too much time comparing your chapters with others? You're not a unique case, too many waste time comparing their chapter three to others chapter thirty. Success and happiness is a journey, not a competition and more need to deploy self-awareness. It doesn't happen overnight. In this episode, I discuss four ways to change all of that.
Not happy with your path or with your career? It’s crucial to take a step back and be self-aware and understand what defines success to you. In this episode, I discuss five key tactics to set your course straight and increase your happiness and value provided.
Always chasing perfection, making your goals seem unattainable? You're not alone, so many delay their actions that it impedes on things like self-growth and creativity. In this episode I breakdown eight reasons why that needs to change.
In the short amount of time we have on this planet many spend money on useless items, unnecessary time at the bars and watching the newest Netflix show. Little take the time to evaluate their life or looking into ways to invest in themselves. In this episode, I discuss ways to invest in you and how to start that journey.
With 2019 right around the corner many are starting to think about a New Year’s Resolution. With 12 months, 365 days and 8,760 hours in front of you I'm sure you can fit in a lot more than one goal. In this episode, I discuss making the most of the New Year and taking full advantage of that time.
A majority of people tend to be harder on themselves than the person to their left or right. People are watching what others are doing and missing out on taking steps for themselves and paying attention to what they need to be doing. While so many are busy beating themselves up and comparing themselves to others they miss the boat of opportunity. In this episode, I discuss exactly that and ways to get around it.
We are currently in the second longest economic cycle. Meaning, we are long overdue for a recession. The fact is most people put the finish line experience before the starting line experience. Many work so hard for their money, but yet spend it so carelessly. In this episode, I break down five ways to prepare for the impending recession.
Looking for ways to be part of the fastest growing industry in the world, the Cannabis industry? I break down four ways to start that process and ways to navigate the space. The internet boom was something many missed out on the early stage. The Cannabis space is just starting to take off. Being part of that could be your next big opportunity.
So many take the time to fabricate excuses and rely on the ‘fluff’, the comfort of these excuses. We are the lucky ones who have been ‘plopped’ on this amazing planet and yet most find a way to make excuses as to why they can't do something or accomplish their goals. And as Wayne Gretzky said, you miss 100% of the shots you don't take. In this episode, I break down those excuses and ways to get around them.
Wondering ways to make additional income? There are about a million different ways and about a million different ‘online programs’ to tell you that secret sauce. It's not that complicated. I've been flipping things on Craigslist and eBay since 2008. Seizing the opportunity of those that don't want to put in the time or work. I break down how I've been doing it and the tools I use to make it happen.
Thinking about going to college, but on the fence? I break down the RIO of venturing out into the real world and doing, rather than sticking to the ‘safe zone’ of a classroom. I discuss real world experiences rather than fabricated scenarios in a classroom. Life's about doing, networking, failing and learning from it, the world is our classroom.
The foundation of your business is your employees. Some obsess over providing external value before they apply the internal value. I dive deep into ensuring your business foundation is sound before you work on your external assets. Focus on your team, your employees and you will 100% have a sound building.
Thinking about job options and looking at the possibility of working for a startup? I talk about my experiences working for a startup in the Cannabis industry and some of the exciting opportunities that it's created for me. I also discuss adding value and increasing your personal currency within that business.
Not real thrilled about your job or career path? Join the majority of the world. This episode is all about focusing on your passion or finding it, focusing on the steps to change that. You might be hurting yourself a lot more than you think by working at that mediocre job.
Life can get busy, however, allowing that to be an excuse for your lack of action should not be the case. This episode is all about managing your time and breaking down your week. I discuss setting up your weekly timeline and getting rid of the negativity in your life. You might just realize you have a lot more time in your week than you think.
No matter the results, small or large the fulfillment of your accomplishments are an addiction. This episode is all about that addiction and setting up subgoals. I dive into creating subgoals and how to set yourself up for success and obtaining your goals. Your journey isn't a race it's a marathon.
What does it take to change your mindset? I discuss key aspects of changing the way you look at life, changing your perspective and what has worked for me. Life is about the way you approach it and your mindset is nothing different. Change your mindset and the results will lead you to success.
Struggling to find that hustle or drive in life? Looking for a different approach on your journey? The Motivated Mind is a Podcast dedicated to giving listeners that perspective and motivation to drive you each week.