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Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod: Success | Productivity | Personal Development | Lifestyle | Business

Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod is a weekly podcast dedicated to empowering and equipping you with practical advice and strategies to achieve your goals and dreams. If you are looking for help with achieving your goals in any (or EVERY) area of your life, Hal will give you the inspiration, motivation, and action plan to take yourself and your life to the next level. Subscribe to the podcast and get a new episode every Wednesday.
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Now displaying: March, 2017
Mar 30, 2017

On Today’s episode of the Achieve Your Goals podcast, we’re releasing a behind-the-scenes QLM group coaching call to the Miracle Morning community!

For those who don’t know, The Quantum Leap Mastermind (QLM), created by Hal Elrod and Jon Berghoff, is an expertly designed mastermind created for high achievers who want to grow, connect, and create a bigger future–together. QLM members spend 12 months developing strong relationships with a close-knit tribe of purpose-driven entrepreneurs who are committed to helping each other make a Quantum Leap in their business and life.

One of the many benefits to being a part of this group, is that members get access to exclusive monthly group coaching calls with elite level entrepreneurs. Although these sessions are typically reserved for paid members, we wanted to give AYG podcast listeners a chance to check out our session with the truly inspiring, Gail Goodwin.

Gail Goodwin is the founder of InspireMeToday.com, a company that provides free inspiration, each day from a new Inspirational Luminary, to a global community of folks from over 150 countries.

Gail has interviewed many well-known names including Sir Richard Branson, Guy Laliberte, Seth Godin, Tony Hsieh, Gary Vaynerchuk, Michael Gerber, Marci Shimoff, Jack Canfield and hundreds more. According to Mashable, Gail was one of 2009's Top 25 Most Inspirational People on Twitter.

In case that wasn’t enough, Gail is also the Developer of Snow Bear Chalets, Founder of Glacier Bear Retreat, a published author, regular writer for the Huffington Post and offers mentoring and mastermind services to clients worldwide from her home in Whitefish, Montana.

In today’s QLM group call, Gail reminds us of the power of “what if?”. What if you took that leap of faith? What if you challenged yourself to step up and do something that makes you uncomfortable? What if you stopped focusing on everything that could go wrong and started focusing on everything that could go right? Her story is amazing and her quench for living life to the fullest is inspiring. If you want to learn what it means to let go of the “How?”, overcome your biggest fears, and start living the greatest life ever, then this interview was made for you!

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • [04:34] Find out how co-writing a song with her daughter led to performing for nearly 100 military bases, the creation of ‘World’s Longest Letter’ of love and support, and the beginning of Inspire Me Today.
  • [13:35] Gail shares the simple secret to landing BIG interviews with world-renowned Luminaries.
  • [15:12] How celebrating in advance and a 30 second video got her an invite to drink rum with Sir Richard Branson in the BVI AND a once-in-a-lifetime interview with the Founder of Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberté.
  • [19:03] Realizing the difference between fear and excitement so you can grab life big!
  • [21:40] The origin story of how Gail and Jon Berghoff met and how a seemingly expensive private sailing trip through the BVI with Gail, led to opportunities well beyond what Jon ever imagined.
  • [30:35] Find out about the most amazing vacation Gail has ever taken and why she’s loading up a yacht with 20 others for an 8 day excursion to 8 beautiful islands in Barbados.  
  • [38:40] Gail explains how she turned a $350,000 cabin into a $12,000 per week rental property that was appraised at $2M in less than 3.5 years.  
  • [42:57] Letting go of the “How” so you can create the greatest life ever!

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''The only difference between fear and excitement is whether or not you’re breathing.'' - Gail Goodwin

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Mar 22, 2017

In this episode of the Achieve Your Goals podcast, Julianna Raye is here to talk about Unified Mindfulness, a scientifically based, highly effective meditation system for creating a happier, healthier and more purposeful life.

Julianna has been training individuals and groups in mindfulness practice for over 17 years. In addition to mindfulness training, Julianna is a keynote speaker and private coach, helping others to achieve personal and professional growth through mindfulness.

With over 90 weeks of immersive silent retreat training in both mindfulness and Zen, in addition to her daily practice, Julianna has 12,000+ hours of formal practice time, rewiring her brain, and creating a new normal for herself. This enables her to truly be of service to her clients.

During today’s conversation, Julianna shares how she went from an emotional and unfulfilling career in the music industry to discovering and dedicating her life to mindfulness meditation. You’ll learn about her unique and powerful approach to meditation, along with some practical steps that you can apply today, in order to take control of your well-being so you can live a more fulfilling life.  

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • [03:40] Julianna talks about her career as a musician and her introduction to meditation, along with the revelation that changed her life.
  • [09:20] Find out how she learned to change her inner ecosystem, develop her attention, and convert anxiety and depression into positive energy.
  • [11:10] Discover the 3 attention skills to greater tranquility, energy and well-being.
  • [19:58] Practical steps for strengthening your attention skills.
  • [21:00] Learn about where your emotions are located within your body.
  • [23:32] How to use pattern of sound to decide which thoughts you give meaning to.
  • [36:08] How to re-frame a racing mind and why you shouldn’t resist it!
  • [42:00] Find out how you can learn and teach Unified Mindfulness.

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''Even if I became a rockstar, I would still have a life of chronic unhappiness.'' - Julianna Raye

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Mar 15, 2017

On this episode of the Achieve Your Goals podcast, Christopher Lochhead is here teach you what it means to play bigger and live a legendary life!

Christopher is the co-author of Harper Collins' “instant classic" Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets and co-host of the Legends and Losers podcast.

Christopher is a retired three-time, Silicon Valley, public company CMO, category designer and entrepreneur. Fast Company Magazine calls him a "Human Exclamation Point”, The Marketing Journal says he is one of "The Best Minds In Marketing" and The Economist calls him "off-putting to some”.  

At 18 he got thrown out of school and with no other options he started a company. After 30 years in business he's mostly retired. From time to time he coaches a courageous CEO and exec team in category design and marketing. He's also a proud advisor to nonprofit 1 Life Fully Lived, an ass-kicking speaker, surf and ski bum, and is living happily ever after with a wonderful tribe and 7 hens in Santa Cruz California.

In today’s inspiring conversation, you’ll learn why having the best product or service is not enough if you want to dominate your market. You have to think differently about your business, solve problems that your customers don’t know they have, and create demand where it didn’t exist before. During today’s conversation, Christopher dives deep into the topic of category design and how you can apply it to create a legendary company.     

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • [01:45] Chris explains what makes Hal Elrod a legendary Category Designer!
  • [05:22] What exactly is Category Design?
  • [06:51] Discover the 3 keys to carving out a unique niche and differentiating yourself in the marketplace.
  • [09:52] Why making your product or service better isn’t enough if you want to become the best.
  • [12:14] How Pablo Picasso taught the world to think differently about art.
  • [15:44] Chris shares a simple yet powerful premise that every entrepreneur needs to realize… Position yourself or be positioned!
  • [19:06] Why the category makes the brand.
  • [21:49] How he became a successful entrepreneur and pursued a life of happiness despite being kicked out of school at age 18.
  • [26:36] Chris shares a fun story that demonstrates how to play bigger than you are.
  • [31:14] Why there is no greater achievement in life than living simple.

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''Category design is about teaching the market to come to you.'' -Christopher Lochhead

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Mar 8, 2017

On today’s episode of the Achieve Your Goals podcast, Jaime Masters is here to talk about the lessons she’s learned from the most successful entrepreneurs in the world!

As a business coach, author, and professional speaker Jaime has hosted one-on-one interviews with over 350 millionaires and billionaires.

She made her exit from the corporate world after finding herself $70,000 in debt and realizing that she hated her job. With an ambitious goal and a strategic plan, Jaime climbed out of debt and left the job she hated in just 16 months. Now, she’s helping others find the freedom, money, and work they love.

Distilling the knowledge and advice from her weekly millionaire interviews, her bestselling book, Eventual Millionaire: How Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur and Successfully Grow Their Startup is a detailed account of the stories, motivations, and actionable steps millionaires use to create success.

Her work with millionaires has also garnered the attention of media giants, such as Yahoo Finance, Inc.com, SUCCESS Magazine, Entrepreneur, Women’s Health Magazine, TIME, CNN, Business Insider and more.

In today’s inspiring session, you’ll find out why she left her 6 figure job at the age of 22 to pursue a better life. We also talk about her love for the UFC, why you should focus on your biggest strengths, how to tap into a healthier state of mind, and the common habits held by the uber successful!  

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • [03:30] Find out why Jaime loves the UFC so much.
  • [04:43] Jaime shares her approach to leading a successful business AND life. HINT: You can have both and still be mega successful!
  • [06:30] Hacking  your state of mind so you can feel great and get more done.
  • [13:57] Discover the benefits of having a formal meditation practice.
  • [17:36] The common habits taken from over 350 millionaires!
  • [19:40] Why the most successful people know their strengths.
  • [20:11] Committing to a goal and implementing with speed.
  • [25:10] Why discovering your strengths is an evolutionary process.

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Mar 1, 2017

When you get to the end of your life, will you look back with regret or will you feel a sense of accomplishment and gratitude, knowing that you made the most of each and every moment?

In today’s episode of the Achieve Your Goals podcast, Jon Vroman is here to talk about how you can choose to either watch life pass you by OR decide to live life in the front row!

Jon is a loving husband and Dad to 2 amazing boys. After that, he identifies as a social entrepreneur, award-winning motivational speaker, author, philanthropist, podcaster, personal coach, ultra-marathon runner, and founder of Front Row Foundation.

In today’s conversation, we discuss his new book, Front Row Factor: Transform Your Life with the Art of Moment Making. The book is a collection of inspiring stories, compelling science, and life strategies that will challenge you to explore your values, establish priorities and reconnect to a higher purpose and deeper meaning within your life.

During the interview, Jon shares his journey leading up to the creation of the book, including the origin story of the Front Row Foundation, a wish organization that’s helped hundreds of people who are fighting for their lives, live front row experiences.

Jon’s time working closely with the foundation has definitely put life in perspective. He recognizes that there is a lot we can learn about living life, from those who are fighting for it. He believes that you don’t always get to choose your seat in life, but you do get to choose whether or not you have a front row experience. And that is exactly what today’s interview is all about!  

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • [03:30] Jon shares everything that went into the making of his new book The Front Row Factor: Transform Your Life with the Art of Moment Making
  • [06:30] The importance of being present in the moment and appreciating the time that you have.
  • [09:14] What is a front row moment and how do we recognize or create them in our own lives?
  • [10:07] Why a front row moment is sometimes unfavorable, but can still work in your favor.
  • [13:39] Paying attention to the signals in life and Jon’s transformational moments that led to the creation of the Front Row Foundation.
  • [16:13] Find out why proximity is power!
  • [22:09] How hope for the future can bring power to the present.
  • [24:35] The power of celebration and pulling strength from our past experiences.
  • [30:12] The 3 areas of focus that you should pay attention to if you want to become a moment maker.
  • [37:30] Learn how your physical environment can inspire you to think differently and motivate you to rise to your full potential.
  • [45:59] Jon shares a recipient story that exemplifies an incredibly powerful mindset.
  • [50:48] What is the Front Row Dad’s Retreat?
  • [56:28] Jon answers some questions from Facebook Live!

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''Tomorrow is guaranteed to nobody'' - Jon Vroman

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