Jacob’s Affirmations

Jacob’s Affirmations

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You want to start your day with purpose, use your strengths, and take meaningful action. I’ll help you get there. Listen to Jacob’s Affirmations. A new episode of Jacob’s Affirmations is created daily to help you get there. Invest 5-minutes in you. Listen, Subscribe and Share. For more, follow me on Instagram and Twitter @MrJacobEspi


12/4 Stop Judging Your Emotions
Dec 4, 2018 • 2 min
Be Curious. Always Seek to Understand Yourself.
Wake Up Your Why!
Dec 2, 2018 • 2 min
Take some time this morning to wake up every part of you needed for you to be at your best.
11/26 Gratitude Challenge
Nov 26, 2018 • 2 min
Gratitude is a big deal. Taking the time to show gratitude daily will literally restructure the way our brain works. Tag me in a screen shot with the message you sent on Twitter or IG @MrJacobEspi. I’d love to see it! :)
11/23 Take A Moment to Reflect on the Positive
Nov 23, 2018 • 2 min
What has happened in your life this year? Think about your successes. Think about the steps forward you took. Take a moment to think only about the positive.
11/22 Happy Thanksgiving
Nov 23, 2018 • 2 min
Have a day to place 0 focus on your goals and priorities. Let yourself breath and enjoy the moment.
11/21 I Will Greet This Day With Love in My Heart
Nov 21, 2018 • 3 min
I challenge you all to greet today with love!
11/20 The Obstacle is the Way
Nov 19, 2018 • 2 min
What stands in the way, becomes the way. Even when times get hard, we have no choice but continue moving forward. One step in front of another. It may take longer than we want it to, but we will get there eventually. Keep moving forward.
Alexa Curtis: Loving Life, the Hustle and Radio Disney
Jul 2, 2018 • 23 min
Alexa Curtis: Loving Life, the Hustle and Radio Disney This episode is a big deal! I’m so grateful Alexa Curtis made time out of her busy schedule to chat with me. She’s so full of energy and radio to conquer the world. She is barely out of her teenage…
I Got The Job!..Now What?
Jul 2, 2018 • 2 min
This week is looking into the future and figuring out what my next move will be.
82: 6 Tips to Help You Have Influence
Jun 26, 2018 • 8 min
Day 82: How to Influence (With Action Items) “Never mistake the power of influence” - Jim Rohn Two Mistakes we all make! 1. Most people aren’t motivated to do what we want to do 2. Anyone can be a better influencer starting today In this episode, I…
Be Aware of Your Self-Talk!
Jun 25, 2018 • 1 min
Start your Monday off by taking control of your self-talk! Keep moving and growing!
Forum Friday: How to Navigate Office Politics
Jun 22, 2018 • 8 min
Forum Friday: How to Navigate Office Politics In this episode of Forum Friday, we break down five tactics that will help you effectively navigate office politics. 1. Never outshine the master 2. Always understand the other person’s perspective 3. Build a…
79: Define the WHY!
Jun 20, 2018 • 5 min
I had a blast joining Mitch and Cedric for their podcast All The Way Up. They asked me WHY I do what I do. The answer is simply to HELP people learn to take action and understand that it is okay to try, fail and make mistakes. This is a constant drive for…
DJ Klyph: The Value of Serving Others and Gratitude
Jun 20, 2018 • 26 min
DJ Klyph: The Value of Serving Others and Gratitude DJ Klyph has been giving hip-hop artists in the NW a platform to share their talents for the last 10 years. The Welcome to the Neighborhood Radio Show is a staple within the northwest hip-hop scene. His…
Grayson Boucher: 3 Lessons We Can From The Professor
Jun 19, 2018 • 25 min
Interview with the Professor! This is a BIG Deal! We talk about Professor’s introduction into streetball, the first Spiderman basketball video and How he dominates social media. Huge thanks to Grayson for making the time to chat with Jacob’s Affirmations.…
Sebo Walker: Turning Pro, Moving On and Loving the Process
Jun 18, 2018 • 24 min
Sebo Walker: Skateboarding, Moving On and Falling in Love with the Process Big shout out to Sebo Walker for taking the time to talk with me for Jacob’s Affirmations. There are a ton of great insights in this episode about the power in falling in love with…
Forum Friday: I Deal With Self Doubt Every Single Day
Jun 15, 2018 • 7 min
My favorite episode of the week! Forum Friday. Thank you, Tam and my dad (@AuthorDavidEspi) for the questions. Today we discuss dealing with self-doubt, staying motivated and how a “Judgemental” environment will negatively impact your team. Be sure to…
Interview With The Best Dad Ever! Happy Father’s Day!
Jun 14, 2018 • 17 min
I really do love my dad a lot. He went through a ton to be able to provide an amazing life for his family. His story is proof that positive decisions go a long way! The ripple effects are real! Keep moving forward you guys. I appreciate you all so much!
Alex Elsberry — The Power of Looking Into the Future
Jun 13, 2018 • 18 min
Huge thanks to Alex Elsberry of Elevate Training (@ElevateMyTraining) for stopping by for our FIRST interview on Jacob’s Affirmations. I’m excited to share this one with you guys. Alex drops a ton of gems on the reality of motivation. The fact is that we…
72: How Macklemore Built His Fan Base
Jun 12, 2018 • 10 min
Macklemore’s rise to fame was a GRIND! He made amazing things happen with his partner Ryan Lewis and manager Zach Quillen. We can learn a ton from his grind making a name for himself in the music industry. 1. Find something you are passionate about AND…
71: Fail Fast, Fail Forward
Jun 11, 2018 • 9 min
Never feel like it is TOO LATE to make a change. Once you have identified something isn’t working, make a change! You are never too old or in too deep to make a positive decision and redirect your life. “You cant change your destination in a day, but you…
Forum Friday: How to Own Every Moment and Develop Your Career
Jun 8, 2018 • 10 min
Forum Friday is always my favorite episode! Thanks for keeping the questions coming. Today we talk about how the importance of developing your self, owning your career and making the most of every situation. Send your questions to me for next week. I’m…
69: Be You! Be Great! Featuring Kes
Jun 7, 2018 • 10 min
Really excited for this episode. I take turns with Kes (@Kes on Instagram) and discuss the value of BEING YOU! Be self-aware and use the things that make you unique to improve your life and help the people around you. We are miracles. We are one of one.…
68: Make a One Minute Commitment!
Jun 6, 2018 • 6 min
Today we talk about irreducible minimums. This is a concept that will help you continue to make progress, even on the most hectic days. Every great city starts with a break. If we want to get better, we need to understand the value of taking action every…
67: The Hare & the Tortoise, Dedication Beats Talent
Jun 5, 2018 • 10 min
The story is familiar. The hotshot, super talented new employee gets off to a screaming start only to see his ego get the best of him. The story of the Hare & the Tortoise is a classic that discusses why self-awareness, humility, and consistency win every…
66: Leadership Lessons From The Emperor’s New Clothes
Jun 4, 2018 • 10 min
The Emperor’s New Clothes is a classic short story. For this episode, I focus specifically on lessons we can learn within the realm of leadership. Please let me know how this episode helped you become a better leader. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram…
Forum Friday: My Best Episode Yet!
Jun 1, 2018 • 15 min
I’m excited about this episode. I continue to find my voice and am getting comfortable speaking my truth! Being authentic is the name of the game. Today I discuss resolving conflict at work, dealing with fear and stress, and the legacy I want to leave…
64: Self-Awareness, Don’t Leave Home Without It
May 31, 2018 • 12 min
Self-Awareness gives us a clear perception of personality, thoughts, emotions, motivation, and beliefs. It provides you the ability to recognize yourself as an individual. That is a big deal! We are not the people around us. Being self-aware allows us to…
63: The Secrets to Positivity and Fulfillment
May 30, 2018 • 11 min
Positivity is my thing. People often ask me how I seem so positive all the time. Here is the secret: It is all about perspective. Two things you need to know: 1. Learn to love the things you already have. 2. Immediately accept the things that are out of…
62: Cross Out Your Excuses and Define Your Why
May 29, 2018 • 13 min
An Instagram Live session discussing simple steps necessary to help you reach goals! 1. Cross Out Your Excuses 2. Define Your Why 3. Accept that Things Will Be Hard 4. Use SMART Goals 5. Create Renewal Cycles 6. Get HELP! If things don’t change, things…
61: My First Instagram Live Episode
May 28, 2018 • 13 min
This was a fun one! Thanks to everyone who was there to watch me struggle through the first couple of drafts. I’m looking forward to being online with you guys answering questions, every night at 10 PM. Today we talked about the difference between SMART…
Forum Friday: How to Define ”Rich” and Build A Winning Culture
May 25, 2018 • 16 min
Big Edition of Forum Friday! These remain my favorite episodes of each week. Today we talk about a few different philosophies of how to get rich as well as an outside the box approach for entrepreneurs preparing for their kids to be in their home this…
59: Positivity Isn’t The Goal, Self-Awareness Is
May 24, 2018 • 7 min
The goal isn’t to be a certain way or feel a certain way. The goal is to understand what we are feeling and how we are. After we are self-aware, we can take steps and learn how we can help the people around us. Emotional Agility, Growth Mindset, and…
58: Learn How to Persuade Like a Ted Talk
May 23, 2018 • 4 min
The art of persuasion is important for anyone who speaks publicly as part of their job, this is especially good advice for young leaders. Talk Like Ted by Carmine Gallo is an amazing resource on teaching how to talk like the speakers in your favorite Ted…
57: Guest Bobbbaaaay and Why Picking A Focus Matters
May 22, 2018 • 4 min
Shout out Bobbbaaaay of Purpose in the Youth for making a special guest appearance on today’s show. Pick on thing to focus on at a time. It is the key to more productivity and less stress. Multitasking is a myth! Our brain is built to conquer one task at…
56: The Talk I Needed to Have With Myself
May 21, 2018 • 4 min
Four Words to Summarize this Episode: If Not Now? When? It’s so EASY to put things on the back burner and tell ourselves we will get to it later. These things are usually the hardest things to do, and also the things that will give us the most reward.…
Forum Friday: Give a Voice to Those Who Need It
May 18, 2018 • 5 min
I had an amazing week! I started off being Baptized on Sunday at Outward Church in Salem. I’m super blessed, humble and grateful for the opportunities in my life right now. I want to give back as much as possible! Forum Friday is my favorite episodes each…
54: Wasting Today Is Wasting the Last Day of Your Life
May 17, 2018 • 4 min
We don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, and we don’t get a second chance to relive a day. Make the most out of every moment. Make the most out of every opportunity. When we make this our habit, we win. Let me know what goals you are…
53: You Can Grow! You Can Get Better!
May 16, 2018 • 5 min
Developing a Growth Mindset is the start of every journey. When we believe we can get better, we approach every moment differently. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram for more, @MrJacobEspi.
52: They Asked Us to Fight On Stage
May 15, 2018 • 5 min
I was in the middle of an already awkward performance when people in the audience started asking us to fight on stage. I’m still grateful to have been invited. I also learned that even when things go worse than expected we can use them as opportunities to…
51: I Don’t Know What I’m Doing
May 14, 2018 • 5 min
I have no idea what I’m doing, and that is exciting for me! Focusing on how far I still have to go is fuel for my fire. Being insecure about a new challenge is also part of the process of getting better. Don’t let it stop you. Keep going. Let me know how…
50: Forum Friday, Creating Change and Managing Emotions
May 11, 2018 • 8 min
Episode #50! This is a big deal for me. Thanks for everyone tuning in and offering words of encouragement. Shout out @SLMhoopsproject for helping me come up with a name for my Friday Episodes. Forum Fridays are here to stay! Today we discuss dealing with…
49: Every Step is a BIG Deal!
May 10, 2018 • 4 min
First of all, I’m celebrating today because I had someone reach out to me on Twitter and let them know they subscribed. If you get a chance, go follow @DJSneakers on Twitter and let him know I said thanks. It’s so easy to overlook the small wins we have…
Jacob’s Affirmations Promo
May 10, 2018 • 0 min
You want to start your day with purpose, use your strengths, and take meaningful action. I’ll help you get there. Listen, subscribe and share with friends who are working toward something great.
48: Your Goals Are Your Guide
May 9, 2018 • 5 min
Envisioning your success is most important when things are down and you feel like giving up. In today’s episode, we give you a few tactics that will help you keep moving forward. Enjoy and keep going!
47: Begin With The End in Mind
May 8, 2018 • 4 min
The second of Stephen Covey’s seven habits of highly effective people, beginning with the end in mind will allow you to visualize yourself succeeding and then create a plan that will allow you to bring it to life. Things come to life twice, first in our…
46: People Remember How You Make Them Feel
May 7, 2018 • 4 min
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou This is the focus of the week. Focusing on how I am making people feel during my conversations.…
45: Building a Winning Culture
May 4, 2018 • 8 min
Our second Question and Answer Friday! A few things about this episode: - I need a new name for my Friday episodes. Help? - Creating A Winning Culture on Your Team - Get the RIGHT kind of exposure in your career - Focus on the small things getting you to…
44: Ego is the Enemy!
May 3, 2018 • 4 min
Getting to reference Gary Vaynerchuck and Ryan Holiday in the same five-minute podcast is exciting for me. Today we become aware of how intensely our egos are holding us back. If we want to accomplish big things we need to THINK BIG and ACT SMALL. Gary…
43: Who Do We Make Time For?
May 2, 2018 • 5 min
Today’s episode is inspired by a tweet from The Rza. “Meditate on this: Dedicate your time to chase after the things that make your eyes light up, genuine friendships that aren’t complicated, trying new things that scare you, and spending time with people…
42: Self-Awareness, Motivation and Value
May 1, 2018 • 5 min
How well do you understand what motivates you and the value you bring to the people around you? Today we break the concept of self-awareness into two segments, motivation and value. Motivation is an internal look at self-awareness, including how we react…
41: What Do You Tell Yourself About Yourself?
Apr 30, 2018 • 4 min
The conversations you have with yourself about yourself is extremely important. Make it a priority to be aware of this conversation and learn how to make it a tool you can use to continue getting closer to your goals. As always, I’d love to hear your…
40: Q&A Session 1/Balancing Ambition and Patience
Apr 27, 2018 • 9 min
Our first Q&A Session! Had to give the first question to my dad who has been my #1 supporter my entire life. (Be sure to check him out on Twitter @AuthorDavidEspi!) In this session we discuss balancing ambition with patience, delivering feedback for new…
39: Keep Optimism in Your Inner Circle
Apr 25, 2018 • 4 min
Just like our body is impacted by our food selection, our brain is impacted by the environment we select. Be sure to keep positive people in your circle. You will need to rely on them when things get challenging, especially as you are looking to create…
38: Choose Your Words Wisely
Apr 25, 2018 • 4 min
Our words will paint our future. It is so important we are intentional about our vocabulary when speaking about ourselves and the people around us. Be sure to stay in touch on Twitter and Instagram @MrJacobEspi www.JacobEspinoza.com
37: All Action Starts With Belief
Apr 24, 2018 • 5 min
Really excited to feature music from one of my favorite artists on this episode. Be sure to check him out on Twitter and Instagram, @IAmTragicHero. Today we discuss how our brains will work to prove us right, regardless of what we believe. This makes it…
36: How to Cure Excusitis
Apr 23, 2018 • 5 min
The first step to acting big is THINKING BIG. This week we explore different concepts from the book The Magic of Thinking BIG. Since it is Monday, let’s start by getting rid of all the excuses we in our way. If your goals are important and you believe we…
35: Leading is Believing
Apr 20, 2018 • 3 min
Intro music by ThatKidCry. Follow him on Instagram @ThatKidCry. Today’s episode of the additional layer of Growth Mindset for leaders, believing in the people around us. This can be challenging at times, but we act differently when we believe in someone.…
34: Believe in Yourself and Take Action
Apr 20, 2018 • 3 min
Huge thanks to Bedoya on the track! Great message and vibe. Today we discuss a cycle we all live in as our belief in our potential influences our action, our actions influence our results, and our results influence our belief in our potential. This is a…
33: Stay Humble. Keep Moving.
Apr 18, 2018 • 3 min
Today’s music is provided by Serge Severe. Make sure to follow him on Instagram @Serge_Severe. The secret to success is making the most of what you have, where you are. That is it! There is no perfect time to get started. The situation will never be…
32: Growth vs Fixed Mindset. What is the difference?
Apr 17, 2018 • 4 min
Thanks, Matty for the music. Make sure you follow him on Twitter @Matty503. On today’s episode, we explore the difference between having a Growth and Fixed Mindset, and how each will impact how we view taking on new challenges. Growth Mindset is the start…
31: Growth Mindset—Step Up To The Challenge!
Apr 16, 2018 • 2 min
Realize you are nowhere near your potential! Use every opportunity and challenge you face as an opportunity to grow. You can do this! Thank you Matty for providing today’s music. Be sure to follow him on Twitter @Matty503 Follow me on Twitter and…
30: The Scroll Marked X
Apr 13, 2018 • 2 min
The most important scroll of all, I will pray for guidance. Praise God for the blessings of each day and ask Him for strength, courage and humility.
29: The Scroll Marked IX
Apr 13, 2018 • 2 min
I will act now! Conquering fear with action is easier when we begin the day telling ourselves we are going to do so. Listen daily for motivation. Start your day with positive self-talk. www.JacobEspinoza.com
28: The Scroll Marked VIII
Apr 13, 2018 • 3 min
Today I will multiply my value a hundredfold. Have a plan and take action! We can increase our value everyday if we are intentional about how we spend our time. Listen daily for motivation. www.JacobEspinoza.com
27: The Scroll Marked VII
Apr 10, 2018 • 2 min
I will laugh at the world. Scroll VII from Og Mandino’s The Greatest Salesman in the world. New podcast on Anchor. Listen daily for motivation. For more check out www.JacobEspinoza.com
26: The Scroll Marked VI
Apr 9, 2018 • 2 min
Today I will be master of my emotions. We visit The Scroll Marked IV from Og Mandino’s book, The Greatest Salesman in the World. We must master our moods if we are going to master our destiny. New podcast on Anchor. Begin every day with powerful…
25: The Scroll Marked V
Apr 5, 2018 • 3 min
New Podcast on Anchor! Listen daily for motivation. Today we discuss The Scroll Marked V from Og Mandino’s book The Greatest Salesman in the world. “I will live this day as if it is my last.” For more, visit www.JacobEspinoza.com
24: The Scroll Marked IV
Apr 5, 2018 • 3 min
New Podcast on Anchor. Listen daily for inspiration. Today we read scroll IV from Og Mandino’s book The Greatest Salesman in the World. I AM NATURE’S GREATEST MIRACLE! Find more at www.JacobEspinoza.com
23: The Scroll Marked III
Apr 4, 2018 • 3 min
I will persist until I succeed! You can keep going. You will succeed because you keep going! www.JacobEspinoza.com
22: The Scroll Marked II
Apr 3, 2018 • 3 min
I will greet this day with love in my heart. Make this the filter you use to view the world. You will benefit from it. Instagram and Twitter: @MrJacobEspi www.JacobEspinoza.com
21: The Scroll Marked I
Apr 2, 2018 • 2 min
Today I begin a new life. Every day is an opportunity to shed bad habits and pick up new healthy ones. Every day is an opportunity to be great. Every day is an opportunity to decide to take action. www.JacobEspinoza.com
20: Jacob’s Affirmations Reboot
Apr 1, 2018 • 1 min
I’m excited to continue this journey. Join me each day for a new episode built around inspiring impactful action. Throughout the next two weeks, I’ll be sharing each of the 10 scrolls from Og Mandino’s book The Greatest Salesman in the World. For a full…
19: The Scroll Marked VI
Mar 23, 2018 • 3 min
Today I will be master of my emotions
18: The Scroll Marked V
Mar 22, 2018 • 3 min
I will live this day as if it is my last.
17: The Scroll Marked IV
Mar 22, 2018 • 2 min
I am nature’s greatest miracle
16: The Scroll Marked III
Mar 19, 2018 • 2 min
I will persist until I succeed.
15: The Scroll Marked II
Mar 13, 2018 • 2 min
I will greet this day with love in my heart.
14: The Scroll Marked I
Mar 13, 2018 • 2 min
Today I Begin A New Life
13: Guidance
Mar 11, 2018 • 2 min
I will pray for guidance.
12: Laugh
Mar 7, 2018 • 3 min
I will laugh at the world.
11: Emotions
Mar 6, 2018 • 3 min
Today I Will Master My Emotions
10: I Will Live This Day As If It Is My Last
Mar 5, 2018 • 2 min
The Scroll Marked V: I Will Live This Day As If It Is My Last
9: Miracle
Mar 3, 2018 • 1 min
I am nature’s greatest miracle.
8: Persistence
Mar 1, 2018 • 1 min
I will persist until I succeed.
7: Defining Priorities
Feb 28, 2018 • 2 min
Today is all about taking time to ensure important things aren’t being missed and I continue focusing on the things getting me results.
6: Work Hard. Follow Through.
Feb 27, 2018 • 1 min
Standing out from the crowd can be as simple as working hard and following through on commitments.
5: The Problem With Groupthink
Feb 26, 2018 • 1 min
Let your values define your decisions, don’t be swayed by the mob.
4: Lift As You Climb
Feb 25, 2018 • 1 min
Leadership is about getting better so we can help the people around us get better.
3: God’s Gifts
Feb 24, 2018 • 1 min
We are given the ability to grow because it is our responsibility to grow everyday.
2: The God Memorandum
Feb 23, 2018 • 28 min
By Og Mandino
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Feb 22, 2018 • 1 min
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