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Aug 10, 2016

Do you find it hard to sit still and relax? Do you feel lazy and guilty if you aren’t constantly working through a to-do list? Perhaps your issues are just the opposite. Maybe inaction is your problem. Do you love options but can’t decide? Do you find it hard to stand up for yourself? Do you constantly doubt your decisions?

Stereotypically, the first camp is associated with masculinity, whereas the second camp is more often associated with femininity. The traditional views of what makes up the two are very black and white.

Men are assumed to be masculine and women are assumed to be feminine, but are these stereotypes actually true?

You’re not going to want to miss this interview with Mimi Ikonn. She finally wrote the book her 2.8 MILLION YouTube channel subscribers have been begging her to write, and they’ve been begging because they want to know the answers to all the questions you’re asking yourself as well right now.

Mimi shares how both men and women can tap into the next level of their potential by harnessing The Bingo Theory…and, whaddya know? That’s also the title of her book!

In this episode, you will…

  • Discover whether you have a masculine or feminine energy
  • Learn how to connect with your feminine energy, even if masculinity predominates
  • Hear tips for balancing your conflicting energies
  • Understand why the starting point for balanced relationships is having a relationship with yourself
  • Uncover how you can tap into your energy potential using The Bingo Theory

Tune in to learn what The Bingo Theory is, and how understanding it can help you lead a more balanced life and attract your perfect complement!

 

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Aug 3, 2016

Have you heard of the book Emergence by Derek Rydall?

This is one of those books that I just kept hearing about, so I decided I had to get Derek on the podcast to find out what the fuss is all about…

It took Derek Rydall ten years, two near-death experiences, and several wrong turns for him to figure out how to design his life for happiness, positivity, and opportunity, but all you have to do is listen to this episode!

Derek has been gracious enough to share some of the secrets it took him all those years to learn and even developed a step-by-step plan to “become the change you’re waiting for and transform your life.”

In this episode, you will…

  • Get Derek’s 7 steps for emergence so you can begin transforming your life today
  • Hear how you can design your life to welcome and support your emergence
  • Understand why the first step to getting is GIVING
  • Realize that change is hard because, to the ego, change is equivalent to death
  • And much more…

Listen to the full episode to get Derek’s 7 steps and begin leading a more fulfilling life today…

 

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Jul 27, 2016

If you (or someone you know) are ready to be happier, this episode may be finding it's way to you at just the right time.

It also happens to be the first episode ​where ​I've ​ever​ actually​ read a letter to you, word-for-word. Please allow me to explain...

As I was ​preparing ​for ​my next live coaching session on "HOLISTIC HAPPINESS" for the Best Year Ever Coaching program, I came across an article I wrote in 2008 for B​liss​ Magazine, "How to Choose Happiness.​"

T​he article (and this podcast episode) is​ based ​on a letter I received from Katie, a woman who was feeling hopeless, telling me about her depression and why she ​simply ​can't be happy.​

In today's podcast episode, y​ou'll​ ​he​ar​​​ me read Katie's letter, followed by ​my response, and then her final​, unexpected, and ​truly inspiring ​conclusion, about how applying the advice ​in my letter completely shifted her perspective, opened her eyes to new possibilities​,​ and enabled her to immediately begin to transcend her depression. 

I​ sincerely​ hope this ​episode ​​makes a profound impact for you, or someone you know​, the way that it did for Katie​.

 

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Jul 20, 2016

How about a little quiz? Don’t worry, it’s only one question—Do you control your ego, or does your ego control you?

Many of us have been taught to regard the idea of ego with suspicion and judgment. We hear that ego is synonymous with selfishness and try to do whatever we can to get away from it. The truth is, the ego is an integral part of your being, and an important ingredient to designing a healthy, balanced life. The trick is just to be in control of it, rather than letting it guide your life.

If at the core of your actions is a desire to help others and add value to their lives regardless of your own benefit, but you understand the need to also make a living, you probably have a pretty healthy ego. On the other hand, if at the core of your actions is a desire to get noticed, to receive accolades, and to be remembered, then your ego is probably getting a little ahead of you. No need to worry, though – there is hope for us all!

In this episode, you will…

  • Learn how to transform purpose into profit
  • Understand how to go from ego-driven to purpose-driven for a happier, more successful life!
  • Discover the distinction between mission and purpose and why you need them both
  • Determine whether or not your mission and purpose are aligned for success
  • Hear how to re-engineer your ego to have a more meaningful life

I had to go on an ego-balancing journey myself, and I’m here to tell you that after reducing ego, I began to experience more happiness, fulfillment, and success than ever before, because my goals were more than just “me”-centered pursuits. If I can make the change, so can you!

Tune in!

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Jul 13, 2016

Did you know that emotions can be broken down, studied, measured, and improved? Having a mastery over and understanding of our emotions creates a little thing we like to call Emotional Intelligence, and today you’re in for a treat because we are providing you, our Achieve Your Goals listeners, the chance to listen to an entire module of our Best Year Ever Coaching Program…for free!

During this module, we talk about what the three types of intelligence are, the differences between them and how, unlike your IQ, emotional intelligence is something you can learn to develop.

The evidence is clear that improving your emotional intelligence will improve your job performance, your salary, and your relationships. Start improving your EQ with today’s episode—you’re sure to get a huge return on your investment. Plus, your friends, bosses, and partners will thank you!

In this episode, you will…

  • Discover and master the three categories of emotional intelligence
  • Hear how emotional intelligence earns you $29,000 more annually than the rest of us!
  • Understand the role emotions play and how they impact our life – positively and negatively
  • Realize that emotional intelligence is responsible for 58% of your job performance
  • Learn how emotional intelligence and social awareness are related, and how to master both!

Tune in to learn what emotional intelligence is, why it matters, and how to improve yours for big results, today!

 

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Jul 6, 2016

Friends, today’s episode is a conversation with one of my best friends, John Ruhlin, and I’m grateful to be able to share his story, and his strategies for “Radical Generosity” with you.

This guy has taught me so much about appreciating others, personally and professionally, and his new book Giftology (and our podcast interview) give you the shortcut to gaining the wisdom that has taken him 20+ years to acquire.

Publications like Forbes and INC Magazine have deemed him the world’s leading expert in a topic that we can all learn more about – “Appreciation.”

You may not have even known that there was a study of gift-giving – What’s there to study anyway, right?

Giving gifts has become so automated in our culture that we have to remind ourselves to actually put thought into them, and even when we do, the thoughts often end up being more about ourselves than the recipient – we’re good people, so what gives?? Like everything else in our lives, learning to give personalized, thoughtful gifts, is a practice, and you won’t want to miss John’s masterful insights about it.

In this episode, you will…

  • Realize why giving things away is the best way to ‘get’ what you seek!
  • Understand how to make gifts about the recipient, rather than yourself
  • Learn about radical generosity and how to incorporate it into your life and business!
  • Hear how gift giving allows you to become a fixture in the recipient’s mind
  • Discover the amazing difference it makes in your life to show gratitude, often

Tune in to learn how thoughtful giving can begin transforming your life, and the lives of the people you begin giving to.

 

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Jun 29, 2016

Today’s podcast episode is a conversation with the infamous, Chris Brogan, who is not only the New York Times bestselling author of 8 books (and counting), and CEO of Owner Media Group, but has also spoken for, and even consulted with, some of the biggest brands you know – Disney, Coke, Google, GM, Microsoft, Cisco, Sony USA, and many more….

Chris has appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, interviewed Richard Branson for the cover of SUCCESS magazine, and even presented to a princess once!

Today you’ll discover how Chris used the “Owner’s Mindset” to accomplish all of the above, and how you can use the same mindset to achieve all of your goals.

In this episode, you will…

  • Hear how you’re bound for success if, like Chris, you have the tenacity to achieve
  • Get the 5 basic principles of Chris’s owner mindset
  • Discover why Chris’s ideal client is one who’s already taking responsibility for their own lives
  • Understand why it’s important that your business model be built on providing solutions
  • Learn how to tell stories through content to reach a community and then connect with a marketplace

Tune in to learn how you, too, can become a successful business owner with a thriving business built on positive core values, a passion for helping others, and a drive to succeed.

 

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Jun 22, 2016

It is generally agreed upon that entrepreneurship is the engine that drives an economy upwards and is primarily responsible for its growth.

However, one need not start one’s own business in order to be an entrepreneur. You can be entrepreneurial within a company setting (often called “intrapreneurs”) and you can lead from anywhere you happen to be positioned.

Our guest today is Bob Burg, the bestselling author of one of my favorite books, The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea. He is an advocate for, as well as supporter and defender of, the Free Enterprise system. He believes that the amount of money one makes is directly proportional to how many people one serves.

Bob is committed to inspiring the entrepreneurial spirit in all of us.

In today’s podcast, you’ll discover:

  • Why you needn’t be an entrepreneur… to be entrepreneurial.
  • Five Laws that will bring you both personal effectiveness and professional success.
  • Why asking if something will make money isn’t a bad question…it’s just a bad “first question.”
  • One thing to absolutely AVOID doing when seeking out a mentor.
  • Why being a “Go-Giver” is absolutely congruent with human nature.

Tune in and go give ‘em!

 

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Jun 15, 2016

The moment you’ve been waiting for is here! Peter Diamandis and Tony Robbins together on the same stage, sharing their insights on life, happiness, and success. You won’t want to miss this interview, so tune in!

In this episode, you will…

  • Get the morning routines that set Tony and Peter up for success
  • Hear Peter share what’s possible when you go 10x’s instead of 10% bigger!
  • Understand that, although the brain is wired for survival, you can train it to seek happiness
  • Discover how to alter your perception of tribulation and use your experience to help others
  • Realize that, if you don’t make time for yourself, you don’t have a life

As humans, we’re programmed to expect suffering, and we learn to seek out stress, but it’s possible for you to develop habits and make lifestyle choices that help to rewire those instincts. No matter how much money you make or how much success you have, there’s no immunity from pain. It’s what you do with the pain and how you use it to help others that sets you apart. As Tony said, “You become something unique when you find a way to grow and you find a way to give.”

 

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Jun 8, 2016

40-time bestselling author, ​Steve​ “S.J.”​ Scott, joins me today to ​discuss the key lessons in our​ new​ book, The Miracle Morning for Writers, ​that ​was just released​ on Monday.

Whether you (or someone you know) wants to make a significant IMPACT ​and/or INCOME with your writing, we feel privileged to be able to share insights from our own personal experience​s​ building full-time careers as writers and bestselling authors.

In this episode, you will…

  • Discover the four main paths to becoming a successful writer​
  • Learn how to grow your audience as a writer by building your platform​, and ​why you should laser-focus to develop a following on just one social media platform
  • Get tips on monetizing your book and making money as a writer​
  • ​And many more helpful tips…

Steve and I both know that habits, routine, and commitment are key to achieving any goal you set your sights on, especially a goal that involves writing - which relies so heavily on your ability to be (​simultaneously​)​ creative and disciplined.  

Tune in to hear Steve share how he went from just one book to over sixty, learn tips on staying the course and committing to writing every day, and get insider knowledge of the new book, chapter by chapter!

 

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Jun 1, 2016

Peter Shankman – speaker, coach, writer, and fitness enthusiast – decided a long time ago that he wasn’t going to let ADD lead to a life of medication, and the desire to overcome his condition was so strong it led to a full-on challenge of Western medicine. Peter’s goal is to help people with limiting beliefs and disorders come up with alternative solutions to managing their diagnoses so they can enjoy a rich, full life without hampering their natural state with unnecessary medication.

Peter shares his hard-earned tips and tricks for managing ADD and living a rewarding, productive life, and also affirms the positive that comes from disorders like ADD. As I always say, “ADHD and creativity are pretty much the same thing…”

In this episode, you will…

  • Listen to insights about the creativity that comes from ADD unstifled by medication
  • Hear why Peter Shankman thinks we’re overmedicating our kids who have ADD
  • Understand why managing ADD is about learning to drive your brain differently
  • Discover why developing rituals is one of the key ways to managing your ADD
  • Learn how Peter prepares each day for success with a killer morning routine. Find out what it is!
 

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May 25, 2016

Tim Ferriss and Richard Branson probably have quite a bit in common, but one thing I know for sure is that they’ve both been interviewed by our guest today, Nathan Chan, creator of the Top 10 business magazine, Foundr Magazine.

In fact, Nathan’s also interviewed Deepak Chopra, Tom Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, and Gary Vaynerchuk, among others.

On today’s episode, you will…
• Discover why giving your best stuff away for free is a killer business move
• Uncover the importance of a goal pyramid and learn how it will keep you on track!
• Learn how to build trust to gain new customers and maintain a loyal following
• Understand how every “no” ultimately leads to a “yes” and why persistence is key to your success
• Get insights on why we tend choose the paths in life that we’re least afraid of

 

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May 18, 2016

If you know any college students (or if you are in college), I highly recommend sharing today's episode with them. 

This is a new interview I did with John ‘Izzy’ Israel, former semi-pro skateboarder, and author of the new book, Skating Through College: How to Pursue Your Passions and Make a Difference, Without Sacrificing Your GPA. We talk about the purpose of college beyond academics and how mentorship propelled him forward at important turning points in his life.

John’s goal in speaking at colleges and youth events is to inspire students to discover their gifts while pursuing their passions and being rock stars in the classroom. 

In this episode, you will…

  • Hear us discuss the purpose of college as a platform for experiencing life 
  • Discover how you can get paid to pursue your passions, while making money, and being a rock star in school 
  • Uncover why surrounding yourself with achievers is key to your success
  • And much more... 
 

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May 11, 2016

Hello, Achieve Your Goals listeners! Today we’re going to be shaking things up a bit by talking about sustainable living. Some of you might be excited about this news, and others of you might be skeptical. If you find yourself asking, “Hal, what does this have to do with achieving your goals?” Well, I’ll tell you.

Andrea and Charles Riggs from The Cultured Collective join us to share how food preparation, storage, and sourcing, directly correlates with our health, quality of life, and energy level. The more we nourish our bodies, the more energy we have to pursue our dreams and achieve our goals!

Tune in to learn more about positioning yourself for success by increasing your energy level, one meal at a time!

In this episode, you will…
• Hear why ‘rejuvenation’ is the new ‘sustainability’
• Discover the truth about bacteria and why 95% of it is good for us!
• Learn about the history of food preparation and storage
• Listen to statistics on quality/quantity of life today vs. 100 years ago
• Get actionable steps you can take to start changing your diet today

 

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May 4, 2016

Today’s guest, John O’Leary, is here to share a heartfelt storyof survival that will leave you feeling grateful and inspired. WhenJohn was 9 years old, he was burned on 100% of his body andexpected to die. Today, he is a speaker and #1 bestselling author,teaching 50,000 people each year how to ‘live inspired.’ His book,On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Lifewas published in March by Simon & Schuster and is a nationalbestseller.

John’s story is more than a story of survival, though – it’s astory of triumph. Instead of allowing the permanent physical damageand emotional scarring to overwhelm hope, John conquered hisphysical barriers and chose to lead an authentic life designedaround helping others to conquer their own unique barriers andcreate inspired lives.

You won’t want to miss this unbelievable, hope-filled episode.Tune in!

In this episode, you will…

• Hear John O’Leary’s gut-wrenching story of pain, hope, andsurvival
• Learn how to give love unconditionally
• Listen to John share how pain ultimately leads to growth
• Learn how to see the opportunities in hardship
• Discover how you can conquer tribulation to live a humble,inspired life of giving

 

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Apr 27, 2016

I am honored and excited to introduce you to someone whose work I have personally been a fan of for a long time. Meet Brian Johnson, founder of Philosopher’s Notes and Optimal Living 101.

Brian is one of the world’s leading experts in showing people how optimize their lives, and his mission is to “share more wisdom with the world… in less time.” He knows that the people who are most interested in optimal living books, are often the same people who have the least amount of time to spare.

So, his approach helps you “get a little bit better today and take one more step in the direction of your highest potential,” without taking time away from the important things, like family and downtime. Tune in to learn more about saving time, increasing efficiency, and achieving a balanced life.

In this episode, you will…

  • Learn Brian’s five strategies for achieving major goals
  • Find out what a ‘digital sunset’ is, and how it can change your life
  • Get inspired to make value-based choices
  • Discover how to start your morning, at night, to create the most productive day possible
  • Hear about how the ‘iPhone Effect’ may be diminishing the quality of your interactions
  • And much more…
 

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Apr 20, 2016
Today's podcast episode is something I'm beyond excited to share with y'all! (Note: I just moved to Austin, Texas last week so I'm practicing my "y'alls" to fit in a little better with the locals :^)
 
Seriously though, this episode may be THE single most important podcast I've ever recorded, because of the implications for all of us (individually) AND for the global impact that this could ultimately make for millions (possibly billions) of people. 
 
I mean we're literally talking about elevating the consciousness of the human race! 
 
Today my business partner and one of my best friends (yes, we're BFFs) Jon Berghoff and I finally reveal the LIVE experience that will bring together the world's most dedicated Miracle Morning practitioners for the first ever "Miracle Morning Mastery & Co-Creation Experience!" 
 
This is the first opportunity in history to both experience "Miracle Morning Mastery" (which will be led by myself, Jon Berghoff, and a team of world renowned experts in each of the SAVERS) while working together to literally create the future of the Miracle Morning Movement and how we will collectively impact billions of people around the world. 
 
To our knowledge, there is nothing quite like this experience that has ever been offered, and definitely not for The Miracle Morning Community! 
 

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Apr 13, 2016

Although Vasavi Kumar has appeared on dozens of TV shows, she has also been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder and started her career as a certified social worker.

In other words, you are about to get an exceptionally diverse perspective to help you Achieve Your Goals!

Today’s episode will help you reaffirm that solid character and work ethic are at the foundation of prosperity, and that committing to your goals authentically and tenaciously is what you really need to succeed.

In this podcast, you will…

  • Get Vasavi’s three game-changing tips for entrepreneurs
  • Learn the value of solution-based coaching to keep you on track for success
  • Hear how doing more than what is expected, will get you the results you want
  • Learn why it’s important to take action, even if you don’t believe in yourself yet
  • Discover the secrets of building self-respect and conquering insecurities to achieve your goals
 

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Apr 6, 2016

Today I’m joined by Omar Zenhom, co-founder of the $100 MBA and Webinar Ninja, and I’m so excited for you to hear about his journey from formal education to entrepreneurship. Deciding to leave his career to become his own boss required a huge amount of courage and, as Omar says, “It’s really hard to quit something you’re good at.”

In this episode, Omar shares why and how he decided to take that leap of faith, and the steps he’s taken since to ensure success with Webinar Ninja.

In this podcast, you will…

  • Discover why building trust is one of the best ways to grow your business
  • Learn why your email list is your #1 business asset
  • Hear how to create a webinar that adds value to your business
  • Find out why having an audience is important, and learn how to grow yours
  • Get insider marketing tips to ensure your webinar audience is captivated
 

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Mar 30, 2016

This is a very unique episode of the Achieve Your Goals podcast, in that it was originally scheduled as a call that UJ Ramdas (creator of the 5-Minute Journal and the Productivity Planner) set up with me, to simply pick my brain on the topic of “Affirmations.”

Right before our call, I asked UJ, “Hey, do you want to do this on Skype so we can record it and make it a podcast episode for the Achieve Your Goals listeners?”

He was all for it, so what you’re about to hear is simply a conversation – a “Fireside Chat” – between two friends, who happen to enjoy geeking out on all things personal development.

In this episode, you will…

  • Learn the importance of affirmation
  • Discover how to assess what you have achieved using affirmations
  • Get to know the affirming words, phrases and statements that work
  • Find out what your affirmation is
  • Learn how to identify your Priority and Smart Goal
 

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Mar 23, 2016

Today’s episode was even more valuable than I anticipated! You’ll hear my interview with
Nick Nanton, four-time Emmy Award Winning director, producer, filmmaker, and CEO of The Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency.

Nick has co-authored 36 books and produced movies, events and television shows with the likes of Steve Forbes, Brian Tracy, President George H.W. Bush, Jack Canfield, Michael E. Gerber, Tom Hopkins, and Peter Diamandis.

Listen in to hear about Nick’s background, how he does what he does, and how you can implement exactly what’s enabled him to accomplish so many extraordinary goals.

In this episode, you will…

  • Get a basis for how to answer all of your “ How to” questions
  • Find out the strategy Nick used to win an Emmy! (You will be surprised and you can do the exact same thing !)
  • Get a glimpse of Nick’s new film “Visioneer” (The Peter Diamandis Story)
  • Learn how to Achieve MAJOR Goals by:
    • Setting goals that scare the hell out of you
    • Looking for ways to add value for every person you meet
    • Balancing on the edge of persistence and annoyance
 

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Mar 16, 2016

Today's interview was a fascinating one for me to conduct, because as you may know, I am a HUGE fan of UFC and professional Mixed Martial Arts! Today’s guest is UFC fighter turned motivational speaker and author, Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman.

While teaching Spanish to high school students, Charlie’s life took an unexpected turn when he won the first season of the hit television show "Pros vs Joes."

He went on to become a professional UFC ​fighter, competing in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and earning the rank of #7 UFC fighter in the world!

In this episode, you will…

  • Discover the Success Principles that enabled Charlie to rise to be the #7 ranked UFC fighter in the world
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of having “focus” in ​your ​life
  • Learn ​the importance of establishing Core Values to guide every decision you make
  • ​And much more... ​
 

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Mar 9, 2016

Ready to embark on YOUR Hero's Journey? On today’s show, we have one guest and a guest host! Our co-host today is Jon Berghoff. Our guest, Pat Solomon, is the producer and director of the film Finding Joe, and has 12 years’ experience directing commercials.

Both Jon and Pat are deeply fascinated with the work of Joseph Campbell, so we will be exploring that at length, as well as talking with Pat about how Campbell’s work influences his life and how this is reflected in his film.

In this episode, you will…

  • ​Discover​ the power of applying "The Hero's Journey​" in your life
  • Hear how Pat ​​got his inspiration to create a film about Joseph Campbell
  • Hear how Jon ​Berghoff ​was influenced by Joseph Campbell
  • ​And much more...
 

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Mar 2, 2016

This is another solo episode. This time we’ll talk about the advice you would give to your younger self. Then we'll go one step further and project into your future, asking your future self what you would tell yourself – NOW.

This podcast also gives my top 3 answers to the #1 question we recently received from members of the BestYearEverCoaching.net program – which, by the way, you can get a 7-day trial of!

In this episode, you will…

  • Hear what I'd tell my 25-year-old self
  • Get my advice on rethinking your life’s goal and projects
  • Create your definition of success from which to guide your choices
  • Hear my own definition of success (Hint: It involved "Freedom" & "Fulfillment")
 

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Feb 24, 2016

Regardless of your field, one of the most important skill sets to master is knowing how to effectively connect with, communicate with, and influence your clients. The formula I rely on for this – whether I’m selling, writing, or developing a podcast – is the Context Creation formula. This episode will give you the elements you’ll need to implement this strategy in your life immediately.

It’s changed a little bit over the years but I’ve narrowed the Context Creation formula to five major components:

1. ACK – Acknowledge Your Audience

2. ETW – Enter Their World

3. ENR – Enroll Your Audience

4. WIIFT – What’s In It For Them?

5. ETR + BVA – Earn The Right + Be Vulnerable and Authentic

ACK + ETW + ENR + WIIFT + [ETR+BVA] = Context Creation

 

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