Self Improvement Daily

Self Improvement Daily

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It’s time for practical personal development! In just two minutes every day you can hear a new self-improvement tip that will help you get more out of your time, energy, and effort. Hosted by TedX Speaker Brian Ford, inch closer to your potential by opening your mind to new opportunities for personal growth! Give your first episode a try and see what we’re talking about! Be sure to subscribe to jumpstart your pursuit for personal development. Music provided by Legend From Heaven (www.legendfromheaven.com) IG: @self.improvement.daily FB: www.facebook.com/selfimprovementdailytips


Our Microbiome Brain with Gina B
Nov 19 • 1 min
Little do we know, our gut bacteria strongly influence our brain, so much so that it is called our “second brain”. The tip comes from Gina B in our most recent Self Improvement Sit Down.
The Difference a Year Can Make
Nov 19 • 2 min
Where were you 1 year ago? I imagine you are a very different person. With personal development it’s hard to see change happen over the span of days, but it’s much easier to see over the span of a year. Now the better question is, where will you be one…
A Lesson Learned from the Ragnar Relay Race
Nov 18 • 1 min
When you and 7 other people are tasked to run 14 miles at all hours of the day and night, you better believe there is some teamwork involved. This event was a great reminder that we are all better together!
SISD #14 - The Style of Eating (Not Diet) Right for You with Gina B
Nov 17 • 54 min
In this interview we dive deep into how we can properly prepare our bodies for performance. I guarantee you will come away with 3 major takeaways from this sit-down with Gina B. https://www.gina-b.com/
Recapping Dr. Marshall Goldsmith on Young and Profiting
Nov 16 • 2 min
After learning so much from Marshall Goldsmith’s appearance on “Young and Profiting”, I decided to feature it for the week and share its value. You can listen to the original interview on Young and Profiting here:…
YAP #5 - Listening with Marshall Goldsmith
Nov 15 • 2 min
Listening to someone isn’t just about being able to recite what they said, but also being able to communicate that you care. Young and Profiting episode with Marshall Goldsmith:…
YAP #4 - The Fundamentals to Success with Marshall Goldsmith
Nov 14 • 2 min
After you have your health and your finances in order, what’s next on the success totem pole? As Marshall Goldsmith described in his interview on Young and Profiting, the next frontier to success is finding happiness in the process and finding meaning in…
YAP #3 - Meaning and Positive Impact with Marshall Goldsmith
Nov 13 • 2 min
Life is about doing something meaningful, with the potential to positively impact whatever it is we’re actuating. Marshall Goldsmith shares another gem on the Young and Profiting Podcast with Hala Taha. Listen to the whole episode on YAP here:…
YAP #2 - Triggers with Marshall Goldsmith
Nov 12 • 2 min
The environment we are in strongly influences our behavior. But we have more control of this environment and it’s “triggers” than we think. Listen to Marshall’s full interview on Young and Profiting here:…
YAP #1 - The Daily Questions Process and Active Questions with Marshall Goldsmith
Nov 11 • 2 min
Featuring snippets from the Young and Profiting Podcast, Marshall Goldsmith talks about effort, self-assessment, and question structure.
Weekend Recap 11/4 - 11/8
Nov 9 • 2 min
Enjoy your weekend! The link to donate to David Meltzer’s charity The Unstoppable Foundation is https://donate.unstoppablefoundation.org/fundraiser/2469937.
Listen to Podcasts
Nov 8 • 2 min
I’m preaching to the choir because you’re doing it right now! But have you utilized podcasts to its fullest potential?
“Never forget those who helped you along your way.”
Nov 7 • 2 min
There are contributions of other people built into every success you have. Please be grateful and have respect for their involvement.
How Stubbornness Helped Andy Grammer Succeed
Nov 6 • 2 min
Did you know Andy Grammer was once a street musician in LA, doing whatever he could to make it as an artist? Fast-forward and not only has Andy made it, but he’s changing lives with his warm heart and positive nature. In this episode, Andy reflects on…
Doubt Your Fears, Don’t Doubt Your Dreams
Nov 5 • 2 min
You choose what you give power to and take power from. Let your dreams rise to the top and enjoy the benefits of manifestation!
Use Daylight Savings Time to Your Advantage
Nov 4 • 1 min
Time is relative, but your perception of time is powerful. Take this moment to get on a new and more productive schedule!
SISD #13 - Consistent Persistent Pursuit of Potential with David Meltzer
Nov 3 • 30 min
Today’s Self Improvement Sit Down interview is with David Meltzer. David is in the top .01% when it comes to productivity and efficiency. He lives his life through a lens of gratitude and radical humility, leaving a powerful impact on the world. I prime…
Weekly Recap 10/28 - 11/1
Nov 2 • 2 min
Have a great weekend!
Humility: Serve and Ask with David Meltzer
Nov 1 • 2 min
Humility has two parts to it - always being willing to give and share your expertise, and always being willing to receive and permit the flow of abundance.
“Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.”
Oct 31 • 2 min
There’s a duality to this quote that was fun to explore. Hope you enjoy!
Commit to Plan A with Chris Gardner
Oct 30 • 2 min
Chris Gardner, the individual whose life “The Pursuit of Happyness” was inspired by, says that the only way to get what you want in life is by having no other option.
Lessons Learned from Trying Improv
Oct 29 • 2 min
The rules of improv apply to life - “yes and” / work with others ideas, be supportive, be present.
Doing it for the ‘gram?
Oct 28 • 2 min
Many people are disconnected from their desires and hyper-focused on how they’re being perceived. What are your reasons for action, are they for you or for others?
Weekend Recap 10/21 - 10/25
Oct 26 • 1 min
Enjoy the weekend!
Find Random Moments to Train
Oct 25 • 2 min
Life is full of opportunity - wealth, joy, growth. Find the right moments to extract value from what the universe has to offer.
“You are the boss of your life.”
Oct 24 • 1 min
You don’t answer to anyone but yourself. Choose the life YOU want to live, with input from the people you want to live it with.
One Day or Day One
Oct 23 • 2 min
That dream of yours, is it something that exists only as an idea to be pursued “one day”, or are you going to take action on it and make today “day one”.
Do The Thing You Don’t Want To Do with Darren Hardy
Oct 22 • 1 min
If you’re afraid of something, and trying to talk yourself out of it, that probably means you should do it!
Who is your hero?
Oct 21 • 2 min
Heroes are examples we strive to live up to. Individuals who display courage and confidence in the areas we fear most. My hero is my grandfather Paul Shaw.
SISD #12 - Leading an LGBT Movement with Cuyla Coogan
Oct 20 • 33 min
In this interview we hear from Cuyla Coogan, a rising star that has an important message to share. Cuyla knew she was gay for 14 years and hid it from the world. Her transformation through that period is inspiring and helped her identify her life’s…
Weekend Recap 10/14 - 10/18
Oct 19 • 1 min
Have a good one!
Stepping Into Love with Cuyla Coogan
Oct 18 • 1 min
Love is the language of the universe. Give it, receive it, share it.
“Life is full of beauty, notice it.”
Oct 17 • 2 min
Add mindfulness and curiosity to the mundane and you’ll uncover whole new possibilities!
The 8 Mile Rule Inspired by Gary Vee
Oct 16 • 2 min
Be transparent about your past. Whatever is bottlenecking your self-expression - Let it out! Take a tip from Eminem in “8 Mile” and call yourself out.
It’s Not About Anyone, It’s About Every One
Oct 15 • 1 min
We are better together, and when we make decisions that are best for the group, it’s usually serves as the tide that raises all ships.
Follow Your Arrow
Oct 14 • 2 min
“Follow your arrow wherever it points.” - Kacey Musgrave
Weekend Recap 9/7 - 9/11
Oct 12 • 1 min
Have a great weekend! There’s no time to waste.
It’s Okay To Be Different with Ellen Degeneres
Oct 11 • 1 min
We all are different, and that’s okay! We should be kind to everyone, regardless of how different their opinion might be than ours.
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”
Oct 10 • 2 min
Life can be seen as a function - input, change, output. The great part is we can control the function and thus control the output.
Don’t Look Away
Oct 9 • 2 min
The easy and comfortable thing to do is to hide and avoid. Just to act like it doesn’t exist. But what this does is it exacerbates the problem. In order for things to really change and improve, you need to acknowledge that they’re happening, and gain…
Don’t Apologize
Oct 8 • 2 min
Well, that’s not the whole story. It’s more like communicate it a different way. Focus on the positive characteristic traits that were displayed rather than reliving the negative events.
Alignment, Assignment, Technique
Oct 7 • 2 min
It’s almost like “ready, aim. fire!” These three components together provide a comprehensive way of repeating quality.
SISD #11 - Perspective is Essential with Josh Perry
Oct 6 • 43 min
Today’s guest is former BMX professional, multiple brain tumor survivor, and holistic brain health coach Josh Perry. Not only has he gone through more adversity than anyone should, but he had the best attitude about it, beating the odds and sharing his…
Recap 9/30 - 10/4
Oct 5 • 2 min
Have an awesome weekend! Do something special for someone else!
Making a Major Life Shift with Josh Perry
Oct 4 • 2 min
In the face of fear and creating a new normal, it is essential you use your purpose to silence all of the doubt.
“No one is you and that is your superpower.”
Oct 3 • 2 min
You are unique and offer something no on else can!
Sexual Expression with Julianne Vaccaro
Oct 2 • 2 min
Sexuality is an important part of life, and needs to be comfortably accessed in order to allow for complete expression.
Processing Emotions
Oct 1 • 2 min
IT IS OKAY TO FEEL EMOTIONAL. Give yourself the time and space necessary to process what you are feeling.
The Distinction Between Head Hunger and Body Hunger with Gina B
Sep 30 • 1 min
You’re about to eat because you’re “hungry”. Is that your mind or your body talking?
Weekend Recap 9/23 - 9/27
Sep 28 • 2 min
Rest, recharge, and do what you enjoy this weekend :)
What Do You Like About Yourself 30 Day Challenge
Sep 27 • 2 min
It’s easy enough to focus on the bad things… what are the things you like about yourself?
“Every accomplishment begins with the decision to try.”
Sep 26 • 2 min
Breaking down another positivity quote, think about moments when you failed to try!
The Value of Pain with Dr. Jen Esquer
Sep 25 • 1 min
Pain is the body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. Listen and respond to these important messages.
Foundational Communication Competency
Sep 24 • 1 min
What is your knee-jerk way of communicating? Use your experience to guide you into an effective style of communication.
Turn Up Your Internal Thermostat with Jay Stark
Sep 23 • 2 min
Whatever level you set for yourself, the world will gravitate toward. Might as well set the bar high!
SISD #10 - Mind Body Health with Dr. Jen Esquer
Sep 22 • 45 min
Our guest in this episode is @docjenfit, Dr. Jen Esquer. She is a huge advocate for the body’s ability to heal itself, and encourages us to appreciate the messages our body communicates to us about its state.
Weekly Recap 9/16 - 9/20
Sep 21 • 2 min
Have a great weekend. Treat yourself to something fun :)
Have a Bias Toward Fun with Dr. Mike Rucker
Sep 20 • 2 min
Fun > Happiness, listen to hear why!
“Follow your shine.”
Sep 19 • 2 min
Take an extra moment today to pick apart this quote - What inside you shines, what makes it yours, and where is it taking you?
Parasympathetic Breathing with Dr. Jen Esquer
Sep 18 • 1 min
Inhale. Exhale. The parasympathetic nervous system is activated on an exhale. Bring your body into its natural resting state with controlled breathing.
Is it a reason or an excuse?
Sep 17 • 2 min
Although the two might bring you to the same result, the paths are very different and represent something completely disparate.
Keep Your Phone Away From Your Bed
Sep 16 • 2 min
Avoid unnecessary blue light and leave the bed for sleeping!
Weekly Recap 9/9 - 9/13
Sep 14 • 2 min
Have a fantastic weekend! Hope you enjoyed this week of tips.
The Law of Least Effort
Sep 13 • 1 min
As humans we have a natural predisposition toward conserving energy. Let’s understand it and leverage it instead of let it have control over us.
“Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”
Sep 12 • 1 min
We are surrounded by great things, let’s tap into them!
Keep It Simple Stupid
Sep 11 • 1 min
It doesn’t need to be complicated! Get it done the easy way.
Life Requires Optimism with Mel Robbins
Sep 10 • 1 min
Give others benefit of the doubt and assume they have good intentions. It’s just the fair thing to do!
What is Your Definition of Freedom?
Sep 9 • 1 min
A really thought-provoking question from a masterclass I did recently with Joel Brown, Garrain Jones, and Emile Steenveld.
SISD #9 - How To Be Indistractable with Nir Eyal
Sep 8 • 45 min
A thorough review of the groundbreaking concepts featured in Nir Eyal’s new book, “Indistractable”.
Weekly Recap 9/2 - 9/6
Sep 7 • 2 min
Hope you had a special week!
Prioritize Your Values by Timeboxing with the Indistractable Nir Eyal
Sep 6 • 2 min
Make time for those things that are important to you by timeboxing them!
“One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”
Sep 5 • 1 min
Set the tone for the day by starting it with gratitude, love, self-acceptance and an optimistic outlook!
Read Two Pages a Night
Sep 4 • 1 min
It’s small, but it’s something! Over time you’ll identify with the small act and make so much progress.
Flow - The Intersection of Discipline and Surrender
Sep 3 • 2 min
Optimum performance requires discipline, or an accountability to execute, and surrender, or faith that the process will yield the desired result.
Be On Time
Sep 2 • 2 min
Someone who is on time is dependable. Identify as a person who prioritizes their own time and people will begin wanting to share theirs with you.
SISD #8 - Leading Through Innovation and Change with Bill Sanders
Sep 1 • 46 min
As a process innovation expert, Bill Sanders frequently needs to effectively navigate difficult interpersonal situations to accomplish the task. As the founder of Roebling and Strauss, Bill’s experience is fully on display here. Enjoy the interview!
Week Recap 8/26 - 8/30
Aug 31 • 2 min
A bunch of good ones! Have a great long weekend.
Should you trust your experience?
Aug 30 • 2 min
It’s a fine relationship between using the information you already have and seeking more. The best place to settle at is to use situational knowledge to guide your decision making.
“It’s not selfish to do what’s best for you.”
Aug 29 • 1 min
Taking care of yourself gives you the ability to share it with others.
Working Through Interpersonal Resistance with Bill Sanders
Aug 28 • 2 min
In just about everything in life we need to work with others. Take a page out of a real expert on how to manage people who are resistant to your methods.
Using Effort Pacts with the Indistractable Nir Eyal
Aug 27 • 1 min
An effort pact is a repercussion or barrier you put in place that provides just enough of a reason to make you be conscious about your behavior. They are an effective mechanism of limiting engaging in a bad habit.
Overreach if You Want to Advance - From Daron K Roberts’ “Call an Audible”
Aug 26 • 1 min
You need to step beyond was has been accepted to grow into the next frontier.
Weekend Recap 8/24
Aug 24 • 1 min
Have a fantastic weekend!
You Are Enough
Aug 23 • 2 min
Everything you will ever need resides within you. The world is abundant!
“If you are positive, you’ll see opportunities instead of obstacles.”
Aug 22 • 2 min
Be aware of perspective, and choose the perspective of positivity! It changes your reality.
The Fundamentals of Distraction with the Indistractable Nir Eyal
Aug 21 • 1 min
In order to know what is distracting you, you need to first know what it is distracting you from! This is the important distinction between traction and distraction.
“If you want to change someone’s life, you have to change their day first.” - Pat Flynn
Aug 20 • 1 min
Impact doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time and consistency. Start by changing people’s days and you’ll find in time you’ve changed their life.
Do the Right Thing
Aug 19 • 1 min
Only you can know what the right thing to do is. It all comes down to your intentions.
SISD #7 - The Power of Affirmations with Affirmation Addict Payal Aggarwal
Aug 18 • 39 min
Use your internal messaging to create your reality. Don’t underestimate the power you have! Follow Payal at @affirmationaddict on Instagram and begin manifesting the life of your dreams!
Weekend Recap 8/17
Aug 17 • 2 min
What another great week of tips! Thanks for all the support :)
Caffeine Dependency with Aimee Tariq
Aug 16 • 1 min
Do you require a cup of coffee in the morning to get going? Awareness is the first step. Caffeine may be doing you more harm than good.
“If it makes you happy, then go for it.”
Aug 15 • 2 min
Do what makes YOU feel fulfilled. Live to no one’s standards but your own, and pursue that completely.
The Basics of Affirmations with Affirmation Addict Payal Aggarwal
Aug 14 • 1 min
Create your reality with affirmations and manifest the life you’ve always dreamed of!
Joel Brown’s Circle of Comfortable Goals and Stretch Goals
Aug 13 • 2 min
In stepping outside your comfort zone, and verbalizing what that looks like, you can achieve amazing growth!
The Story of the Starfish
Aug 12 • 2 min
If you want to make a difference, do it one thing at a time. It’s natural to get overwhelmed by everything that can be done. Focus on the impact in front of you.
The 4 Steps to the Habit Loop in “Atomic Habits” by James Clear
Aug 10 • 2 min
The 4 steps are: Cue, craving, response, and reward. Check out this quick review on the importance of each!
Atomic Habits Part 4 - Understanding Rewards
Aug 9 • 2 min
Rewards are what sustain the habit loop, providing the motivation to engage in the behavior again. What gets immediately rewarded is repeated, what gets immediately punished is avoided.
“Use your smile to change the world, don’t let the world change your smile.”
Aug 8 • 1 min
A smile is a universal expression. It speaks all languages, overcomes all differences, and holds all space. It’s something that two people can always share and instantly connect. By choosing to see positivity, and focusing on your many reasons to smile,…
Atomic Habits Part 3 - Understanding Responses
Aug 7 • 2 min
The response is the action in James Clear’s Habit Loop. In order to make a positive behavior more frequent, you need to make it easier.
Atomic Habits Part 2 - Understanding Cravings
Aug 6 • 2 min
Cravings are the most underrated component of the Habit Loop. A way to make a positive habit stick by optimizing for cravings - Make it attractive.
Atomic Habits Part 1 - Understanding Cues
Aug 5 • 2 min
Cues are the beginning of the habit loop. The way to take control of cues to induce positive behaviors - Make it obvious.
SISD #6 - Self Acceptance with Bex Bedford
Aug 4 • 43 min
No matter who you are, or how you identify, you can always control the way you view yourself. Follow Bex @bexbedfordofficial on Instagram!
Weekend Recap 7/29 - 8/2
Aug 3 • 2 min
Take a moment this weekend to remember how fortunate you are :)
Juana’s Story - Overcoming Mexican Poverty
Aug 2 • 1 min
This episode will give you a major dose of perspective. Inspired!
“You have to be at your strongest when you feel at your weakest.”
Aug 1 • 2 min
If you can prime your brain to perform at it’s best in trying moments, you will succeed more often.
The Key to Self-Acceptance with Bex Bedford
Jul 31 • 2 min
No matter who you are, or what’s “wrong” with you, you can take responsibility for your decisions and reach a place where you are happy in your own skin. It’s not easy, but it is possible.
Lead By Example
Jul 30 • 1 min
Ask anyone from my college soccer team - I’m not the person that is going to share a motivating speech, or create confrontation to push someone to be better. I lead by example and demonstrate what it is I expect from my team.
The Difference Between Self Improvement and Personal Development
Jul 29 • 1 min
It’s a question I should have asked myself a long time ago… let’s explore it! To me personal development is the daily pursuit, or the input, and self improvement is the result, or the output. Do you agree?
Weekend Recap 7/22 - 7/26
Jul 27 • 2 min
Have a great weekend!!
Enjoy Your Wins
Jul 26 • 2 min
I hit a major Self Improvement Daily milestone, and I can’t help but reflect not because it is impressive in the eyes of others, but it is impressive in my own. Thank you for the support! <3
“Stop doubting yourself. Work hard and make it happen.”
Jul 25 • 1 min
You have all the capabilities you need already within you. It’s just a matter of believing you possess them and letting them be expressed without protection.
Microdosing Change Feat. Kira Day
Jul 24 • 2 min
Using the Hermes Effect, you can prepare yourself for change by introducing harm in small doses to prepare for the inevitable. Tip shared by Passion Centre founder Kira Day.
How To Use Self Awareness
Jul 23 • 2 min
First step is to gain self-awareness and know who you are. The next step is to take action with it in mind!
Outcomes, Actions, Choices
Jul 22 • 2 min
Peel back the layers and the biggest of objectives are accomplished from the simplest of means - Making the right choices.
SISD #5 - The Law of Attraction with Danielle Grant
Jul 21 • 34 min
This interview is with Danielle Grant, your mindset mentor. We talk about mindset, the law of attraction, and many of the pitfalls we find ourselves falling into. Learn more about Danielle in her Facebook Group “Mindset Society”.
Weekend Recap 7/20
Jul 20 • 1 min
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You Are More Capable Than You Know
Jul 19 • 1 min
Have you ever done something so crazy that you didn’t know you could do? What other limitations are you having about yourself and your own capabilities?
Love Yourz - A Lyric from J. Cole
Jul 18 • 1 min
A great reminder from J. Cole - There is always going to be more out there that is is impossible to achieve. You can’t wait for the next thing to be content, you need to appreciate what you already have.
Surf the Urge
Jul 17 • 1 min
Don’t resist the temptation of doing something, just put the behavior off for some time to evaluate if it’s something you really want to do!
Should you workout with headphones?
Jul 16 • 2 min
Evaluate the tradeoff for yourself. Do you want motivational music, a background noise educational lesson, or uninterrupted focus?
One Light Beats All Darkness with David Meltzer
Jul 15 • 1 min
David Meltzer articulates the power we all have. Surrounded by negative people and situations, it takes just one light to conquer all of that darkness! Be the person who provides light in the darkest places.
Weekend Recap 7/12
Jul 13 • 1 min
Try something new this weekend!
Take an Extra Moment to Understand
Jul 12 • 1 min
It’s so easy to rely on technology to get things done, but it is powerful to be independent and understand for yourself!
“Don’t doubt yourself, that’s what haters are for.”
Jul 11 • 1 min
Why should you be hard on yourself when a bunch of other people are already doing it for you?
A Lesson from Airplane Etiquette
Jul 10 • 1 min
I observed a woman on the plane make it all about herself - using her phone when she shouldn’t, inconveniencing others so she could get off sooner… but it helped me realize the value of playing your part in society.
Take a Walking Meeting
Jul 9 • 1 min
Among many things, the three primary benefits are 1) the light physical activity creates more headspace and clarity, 2) being side by side reduces the confrontation in the encounter, and 3) you can build rapport with someone by knowing you both prioritize…
I Have To vs. I Get To
Jul 8 • 1 min
“I have to” suggests that an external force is dictating your decisions. “I get to” demonstrates autonomy in the choice and is a position of empowerment. Only one word is different but the change is massively impactful!
SISD #4 with Jordan Paris
Jul 7 • 38 min
In this episode, 21 year old author and host of the podcast Growth Mindset University Jordan Paris shares about his decision making criteria, the way he handles big opportunities, and the experiences he had in his childhood that shaped the man he is today.
Weekend Recap 7/1 - 7/5
Jul 6 • 1 min
Have a great one!
Survivorship Bias Explained
Jul 5 • 2 min
Understanding this cognitive misinterpretation will help you to be more fair with yourself and your expectations.
“A negative mind will never result in a positive life.”
Jul 4 • 1 min
One negative thought leads to another, which leads to another. At that point, when you have fostered so much negativity, it is virtually impossible to have a positive life.
Rachel Hollis 10/10/1 Formula
Jul 3 • 2 min
Take control of your future by giving it direction - Describe who you want to be in 10 years, write down 10 dreams that would achieve that person, and set one goal that becomes your North Star to become that person.
How to be More Invested in Conversations
Jul 2 • 1 min
A tip taken from observing Gary Vee, three things to incorporate are: 1) Active listening, 2) Limit technology use, and 3) Ask for clarification.
The Pain of Discipline Vs. The Pain of Regret with Brian Mazza
Jun 30 • 1 min
Nothing changes until nothing changes. This message comes from an Instagram post shared by Brian Mazza.
Weekend Recap 6/29
Jun 29 • 1 min
Have a great weekend :)
Conducting Weekly Check Ins
Jun 28 • 1 min
Scheduled self-reflection in one week intervals is helpful in reevaluating priorities and direction. It’s just enough time to effectively use trial and error.
“Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”
Jun 27 • 1 min
A classic quote - Life is your at bat, take a swing!
The Simpler Side of Fame and Fortune with Dan Janetos
Jun 26 • 1 min
One million dollars has a certain appeal to those who don’t have money. But just as equally, the simplicity of life has a certain appeal to those who have millions of dollars.
Mind Body Connection at Meal Time with Gina B
Jun 25 • 1 min
If you let it, your brain can tell your body what it wants and needs! Make sure the two are on the same page before diving in.
A Monday Message from Mom
Jun 24 • 1 min
Featured in this episode is a beautiful quote from SC Lourie. Enjoy the company of those you care about, because at its core that is what life is about!
SISD #3 with Guinness World Record Chef Dan Janetos
Jun 23 • 48 min
Our third Self Improvement Sit Down. We go into more detail than ever about Dan Janetos’ routine and the reasoning behind it! Follow him on Instagram @danieljanetos!
Weekend Recap June 17th to June 21st
Jun 22 • 1 min
Hope you have a fun-filled weekend!
Creating a Travel Budget with “My Explore With Me” Chelsey Evans
Jun 21 • 1 min
Who wants to start saving for their next big trip? Chelsey has your answer!
“Don’t count the days, make your days count.”
Jun 20 • 1 min
Or should I say… “Make your days count, don’t count your days.”
Speak with Conviction
Jun 19 • 2 min
Use powerful word choice and sentence structure to be more persuasive in your speech!
Fast Failure Leads to Success
Jun 18 • 1 min
Life is like a pendulum, with success one one end and failure on the other. Momentum carries the pendulum back and forth to each side. If you want to go higher then you have to push harder, and you can only push the pendulum on the side of failure.
The Price of a Lesson Learned
Jun 17 • 2 min
Lesson: Be proactive about things you don’t know, and ask for help. I made a mistake recently that cost me, but I see it as an investment in this lifelong lesson.
Weekend Recap June 10 - 14th
Jun 15 • 1 min
Have a fun and productive weekend!
“Do it for the story!”
Jun 14 • 1 min
Inspired by his TedX Talk, Brian Ford shares about the value of putting yourself out there without expectation of what might come of it.
“Even the worst days only last 24 hours.”
Jun 13 • 2 min
What do you do when you have a bad day? Be optimistic about the next one!
Sing in the Car
Jun 12 • 1 min
Did you know singing induces yoga breathing? Might as well belt it out when driving and let the world hear it!
Dealing with Rejection - The 4S Formula with Alex Pirouz
Jun 11 • 1 min
The 4S formula - Some will, some won’t, so what, someone’s waiting. When dealing with rejection, be sure to keep your head up so you don’t miss the next opportunity!
Serve Your Future Self in Small Ways
Jun 10 • 2 min
It doesn’t need to be groundbreakingly huge to impact your life. Start small and be consistent.
SISD #2 - Kim Kaupe
Jun 9 • 32 min
Self Improvement Sit Down #2 with Kim Kaupe, CEO and co-founder of the SuperFan Company. We cover concepts like grit, managing a personal brand, reputation, self-expression, and how she quickly built her company.
Weekend Recap June 3 to June 7
Jun 8 • 2 min
Thanks for tuning in!
Your Success is Unique to You with Joel Brown
Jun 7 • 2 min
We all have our own mission and our own lane. Don’t compare yourself to others, and execute on your own timeline.
“Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.”
Jun 6 • 2 min
With positivity you will have the confidence to make the most of everything around you!
The Value of Reputation with Kim Kaupe
Jun 5 • 2 min
In business reputation is EVERYTHING. It’s something that you carry with you everywhere you go - Be sure you are actively maintaining it!
What is “making an impact”?
Jun 4 • 2 min
Who, what, how, and why impact?
In the Face of Life’s Challenges, Harness the Power of Gratefulness and Fun with Tara Geraghty
Jun 3 • 2 min
In honor of National Cancer Survivor’s Day, we hear from Tara Geraghty, someone who was personally affected by cancer, and has an amazing lesson to share from it.
Recap May 27th to May 31st
Jun 1 • 1 min
Have a killer weekend!
Surround Yourself with Disagreement Feat. Ben Bradbury
May 31 • 1 min
Disagreement breeds perspective. Make sure you have some of it in your life!
“Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.”
May 30 • 1 min
It’s crazy to watch your blessings multiply when you start counting them!
The BAG Technique with Mike Sherbakov
May 29 • 2 min
A simple technique from a world-changing brain. BAG is an acronym that stands for: Blessings, Affirmations, and Goals. Write down three of each every morning!
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
May 28 • 2 min
Have you ever felt like you don’t deserve what you have? You’re not alone!
Appreciate Hard Work with Dean Graziosi
May 27 • 1 min
As a self-made business leader, Dean reflects on an experience that shaped his relationship with hard work.
SISD #1: Ben Bradbury
May 26 • 33 min
Introducing a new concept on the podcast, a Self Improvement Sit Down! Instead of sharing a short and actionable personal development tip, we are starting to slow it down and getting to know high-perfomers on a deeper level than ever before! Our first…
Recap 5/20 - 5/24
May 25 • 1 min
Have an amazing weekend team!
Movement Nurtures the Mind with Jim Kwik
May 24 • 1 min
Take a small break to get up and move, your brain will thank you!
“Don’t let the internet rush you. No one is posting their failures.”
May 23 • 1 min
Set your own expectations in your own timeline. You’ll quickly realize how well-positioned you are for success, and how positive the relationship you have with your progress is.
Say “Yes” to Open, “No” to Focus with Ben Bradbury
May 22 • 1 min
When is the right time to say yes, and when is the right time to say no? It depends on what you’re trying to accomplish!
Making Money Vs Earning Money
May 21 • 1 min
Making money is a one way street - you get paid for something. Earning money is more fair - you are compensated for the value you provided.
Control the Decisive Moments of your Day
May 20 • 1 min
The quality of your day often comes down to how you handle the decisive moments. Set yourself up for success by consistently doing the right thing in those times!
Weekly Recap 5/13 - 5/17
May 18 • 2 min
Accountability, positivity, and a good morning routine. What else could you possibly need?
The Importance of a Morning Routine with Robin Sharma
May 17 • 2 min
Listen to Robin Sharma’s 20/20/20 rule for high-performers!
“Take it day by day. Don’t stress too much about tomorrow.”
May 16 • 1 min
The only thing we can control is the present moment. With positivity and optimism, we can make that moment better, which will impact our tomorrows.
3 Tips to Starting Your Diet Plan with Gina B
May 15 • 2 min
A true diet plan doesn’t have quick fixes or easy tips - it requires a foundation of why you want to lose weight, planning for your triggers, an arsenal of behavior patterning techniques.
Create Lists with Post-It Notes
May 14 • 1 min
Organize your thoughts in a visual way with post-it notes. It helps you keep everything organized and easily return to your thoughts when it’s the right time!
Join an Accountability Group
May 13 • 2 min
External accountability is a powerful motivator. Join our Self Improvement Accountability Group clicking the link in our IG bio, sending an email to [email protected], or loading this link -…
A Recap of May 6th to May 10th
May 11 • 1 min
Which tip was your favorite this week?
Earl Nightingale and Psychological Control
May 10 • 1 min
A timeless quote from Mr. Nightingale - “Your mind is like soil, it will produce what you put in it.”
“Stop focusing on what you have to lose and start focusing on what you have to gain.”
May 9 • 1 min
Which mentality will you take - Playing not to lose, or playing to win?
Should You Care What Others Think About You?
May 8 • 2 min
An age old question - which one sets you up to have a more fulfilled life? Listen to both sides of the argument!
Online Co-working on Focusmate
May 7 • 2 min
Need help to quit procrastinating and get motivated to work on something? Try online accountability with Focusmate!
“Why Not Me? Why Not Now?”
May 6 • 1 min
A tip inspired by a reflection from Kim Kaupe, after participating as a judge in Miss USA!
Recap 4/29 - 5/3
May 4 • 1 min
Take the weekend to do something you enjoy and reflect on what you love to do!
Story Time: Trust Your Gut
May 3 • 2 min
I learned a valuable lesson last weekend - let me tell you the story!
“Smile, forgive, forget, and keep moving on.”
May 2 • 1 min
Thursday positivity - Control your perception and spend your time and energy in the right places to foster positivity in your life.
“Don’t Cling To A Mistake Just Because You Spent A Long Time Making It”
May 1 • 2 min
Make the decision that is right in the moment!
Believe In Yourself
Apr 30 • 2 min
The first step to accomplishing anything is believing you can! If you’re a Latino entrepreneur, believe in your ability to accelerate your impact and apply for Brian Rashid’s Uniendo Las Americas (www.brianrashidglobal.com/participa).
If You Want Something, Ask For It
Apr 29 • 1 min
If you communicate your needs and wants, then you are much more likely to receive them.
Recapping Tips 4/22 - 4/26
Apr 27 • 2 min
Hope you had a killer week!
Pick A Hurdle You Can Leap
Apr 26 • 2 min
I UPLOADED A FORM WITH NO AUDIO, MY APOLOGIES!! THAT HAS BEEN CORRECTED! First off - today marks one year since Self Improvement Daily started. We are far from finished! Pick a hurdle you can leap and quit setting yourself up for failure. Use smaller and…
“Your mind is a powerful thing. When you start to fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.”
Apr 25 • 1 min
It’s all about perspective. Let your brain rationalize the positivity you feed it, and it will manifest in everything.
Inducing Pattern Disrupts
Apr 24 • 2 min
Stepping out of your routine in a subtle way is a great opportunity for growth, and learning how to refocus when distractions arise.
Look At Your Phone With It Straight In Front Of You
Apr 23 • 2 min
Improve your posture by choosing to hold your phone in front of you face. As often as we are on our phones these days, this is a great opportunity!
Not Everyone Needs To Like You
Apr 22 • 1 min
Holding yourself to a certain standard is one thing, accommodating your standards to meet someone else’s is another. Make time for the people in your life who deserve it. It doesn’t have to be everyone!
Week Recap of 4/15 - 4/19
Apr 20 • 1 min
What did you learn this week? Share it with a friend!
Look Internally Featuring Mel Robbins
Apr 19 • 2 min
You have what it takes to overcome any obstacle inside of you. Don’t rely on external distractions, address the core of the issue internally.
“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”
Apr 18 • 2 min
Set yourself up for long term fulfillment by minimizing regret.
Building a Network Inspired by Keith Ferrazzi
Apr 17 • 1 min
“Never Eat Alone” - A great tip from a timeless book about building out your network.
Acknowledging You Need Help with Brittany Burgunder
Apr 16 • 2 min
The first step to making a major change in your life is knowing you have a problem.
How to Test Your Limits - Inspired by “Free Solo”
Apr 15 • 1 min
Pushing the boundary is a tradeoff between danger and reward. How do you quantify it?
This Week In Review - 4/8-4/12
Apr 13 • 1 min
A summary of the main points from this week’s tips!
A Hack To Starting Your Action Plan
Apr 12 • 1 min
What if I told you there is a psychological trick to getting started? Listen to find out!
“I may not be there yet, but I am closer than I was yesterday.”
Apr 11 • 1 min
With a progress comes a positive outlook that you are taking steps forward!
Give Credit Where Credit Is Due
Apr 10 • 1 min
Who deserves recognition - your team, your colleague, or yourself?
Rise and Shine!
Apr 9 • 1 min
Greet each morning with a smile and energy!
A Walk Through My Goal Sheet
Apr 8 • 2 min
Get clear on how your daily activity maps out to your larger goals!
This Week in Review 4/1 - 4/5
Apr 6 • 1 min
Have a great weekend!
Practice
Apr 5 • 2 min
There’s no replacement for repetition and rehearsal!
Choose Positivity - What’s the Alternative?
Apr 4 • 1 min
It’s a binary choice!
Why Say Bless You?
Apr 3 • 1 min
Originating as a medieval habit, this expression has a larger meaning than you may have thought!
Keep Learning
Apr 2 • 2 min
Lifelong learners will continue finding new frontiers!
Courage Beats Condition with Morgan Freeman
Apr 1 • 1 min
Some inspiration from a living legend!
A Recap of This Week’s Tips: March 25-29th
Mar 30 • 1 min
Hope you had a great week!
Don’t Overwork Yourself with Leslie Samuel
Mar 29 • 1 min
Self-awareness is key in understanding the best work-life balance for you.
“If you want light to come into your life, then you need to stand where it’s shining.”
Mar 28 • 1 min
Choose to nurture yourself with positivity!
Send Love
Mar 27 • 1 min
A lesson learned from my mother!
Have bad ideas
Mar 26 • 1 min
Did you know that 70% of good ideas come immediately after a bad idea?
The Four Stages of Learning
Mar 25 • 2 min
They are unconscious incompetent, conscious incompetent, conscious competent, and unconscious competent. Listen to learn more about it!
Weekend Recap March 23rd
Mar 23 • 1 min
Enjoy your weekend!
No Excuses with Barack Obama
Mar 22 • 1 min
That chips might be stacked against you, but it’s unacceptable to use that as an excuse.
“Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart.”
Mar 21 • 2 min
A classy line from a Frank Sinatra classic!
See Things Through with David Meltzer
Mar 20 • 1 min
Go the full mile, and do that last 1%, because not everyone does.
A “Remember To Do This” Technique
Mar 19 • 1 min
Cross your fingers to remember something. And listen to find out why!
Will Power Workouts
Mar 18 • 1 min
Will power is like a muscle. It can be grown with time!
Weekend Recap March 16th
Mar 16 • 1 min
Have a great one!
Organize Your Laptop Desktop
Mar 15 • 1 min
Your desktop is your virtual workspace. Take care of it!
“Good things are coming. Can you feel it?”
Mar 14 • 1 min
Just sit back and watch them play out!
Goal Advice - A Case Study
Mar 13 • 2 min
How did we get Zach to start waking up earlier? We addressed the core issue - Don’t snooze!
Go Out of Your Way
Mar 12 • 1 min
Find moments to think of others, and do something to help them out!
Accept Feedback
Mar 11 • 1 min
Take criticism as constructive feedback, no matter who the source or what’s the cause.
Weekend Recap March 9th
Mar 9 • 1 min
Enjoy your weekend!
Subtracting Vs Adding
Mar 8 • 1 min
What’s better - less of something bad, or more of something good?
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”
Mar 7 • 1 min
Find your gift, then apply it to be impactful!
Do Not Change Your Nature
Mar 6 • 1 min
As explained in this very meaningful story. Have a listen!
Things That Happen To You Vs. Things That Happen For You
Mar 5 • 1 min
How do events play out in your life - are you a byproduct of those events, or are they necessary steps on your path?
Use Data to Uncover Deficiencies with Dr. Phil Wagner
Mar 4 • 2 min
Data is the truest feedback you can receive. Embrace it to make a change.
Swish’s Six Ethics of Life
Mar 1 • 1 min
Something thoughtful for a Friday! Where do you stand on these spectrums?
“Don’t stop dreaming just because you had a nightmare.”
Feb 28 • 1 min
Don’t let a few setbacks get you down. Keep your vision alive with a belief that the best is yet to come!
Do What You Would Do For Free with Daymond John
Feb 27 • 1 min
Passion and genuine interest will take you farther than anything else ever could. Embrace it and dedicate your life to doing something you love!
The Theory Behind Eliminating “Um” in Speech
Feb 26 • 1 min
The word “um” is a filler. Usually fillers are used to communicate that you want to continue speaking, implying that you shouldn’t be interrupted. But fillers do a lot of other things to your communication too…
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.”
Feb 25 • 1 min
Sure, it would be great if we could reap the benefits of our hard work immediately. But that’s not how it works, or how it’s supposed to work!
Weekend Recap Feb 23rd
Feb 23 • 1 min
Have a killer weekend!
Own Misunderstandings
Feb 22 • 1 min
If there is a lapse in communication, take responsibility for it. It will help immensely down the road!
“Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people.”
Feb 21 • 1 min
Be independent in how you evaluate your own success and your life will find more positivity.
Test and Experiment
Feb 20 • 2 min
In order to find that right level / homeostasis, we need to figure out exactly where that is. Do it by testing!
Divine Discomfort Feat. The Greatness Foundation’s Mike Sherbakov
Feb 19 • 2 min
If something feels off, get to the root of it. We need to relearn to trust our instincts!
Write and Revisit
Feb 18 • 1 min
This is a great technique for dealing with problems / concerns in an unemotional state.
Weekend Recap Feb 16th
Feb 16 • 1 min
Enjoy!
Make an Effort
Feb 15 • 1 min
You can be a part of important things when you prioritize them in your life. Make an effort!
Valentine’s Day Love
Feb 14 • 1 min
It’s a day to love everyone!
A Lesson from Finding Nemo - “Just Keep Swimming”
Feb 13 • 2 min
No matter how daunting the road is ahead, put your head down and continue forward progress. This tip is inspired by Ellen Degeneres.
Return Your Shopping Cart
Feb 12 • 1 min
Think of your grocery store habits - what do you do?
“It’s not about being right, it’s about getting it right” with Alex Pirouz
Feb 11 • 1 min
Make the decision that is best for the group, and admit fault when necessary.
Weekend Recap Feb 9th
Feb 9 • 1 min
Enjoy the weekend!
Tell Your Story
Feb 8 • 2 min
We each have a unique story to tell. Don’t hold back!
“Every day is a fresh start, start the day with an open heart.”
Feb 7 • 1 min
A fresh start is the clean slate we need to build a great day.
3 Follow Up Tips with Sales Coach Chris Hatfield
Feb 6 • 2 min
Summarize. Connect. Action. Skills that will help you in any relationship!
Set Out Your Workout Clothes
Feb 5 • 1 min
Ever have a tough time getting yourself to get that workout done in the morning? Try this!
Avoid “I Will ‘X’ When ‘Y’ “
Feb 4 • 2 min
Sometimes our internal dialogue rules us out from the onset. Be smart about your goal setting and motivation!
Weekend Recap Feb 2nd
Feb 2 • 1 min
Have a good weekend!
Expect the Best in Your Life with Alexi Panos
Feb 1 • 1 min
The energy you put out attracts the energy that affects you. Why not expect the best?
“In the middle of a busy life, take some time to be a kid again.”
Jan 31 • 1 min
Today’s positivity quote is more fun-loving, and came from my fortune cookie!
Bad Day or Just 30 Bad Minutes?
Jan 30 • 1 min
Don’t let something ruin your day that isn’t worthy. Be honest with yourself about the reality of what the negatives actually mean in your life.
The Real Meaning of “No” with David Meltzer
Jan 29 • 1 min
“No” is not the end - it is the next step to the “yes” you are looking for.
“How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.”
Jan 28 • 2 min
Our life is made up of many small moments. We need to prioritize ourselves and our happiness on a daily basis.
Weekend Recap Jan 26
Jan 26 • 1 min
Enjoy!
Balanced Living Mindset with @Excellence.Addiction Founder Mark Lynch
Jan 25 • 1 min
There’s no formula to life - everyone needs to find their own balance!
“Always end the day with a positive thought.”
Jan 24 • 1 min
Painting our day with positivity gives us hope that the next day will be incredible!
Start With Talent, Finish With Skill
Jan 23 • 1 min
Innate talent is just potential. Turning it into a skill is actionable.
Learn From Your Mistakes with Jeremy Ryan Slate
Jan 22 • 2 min
It’s not about how perfect things are when you do them the first time, it’s about how quickly you can correct those imperfections into a better form.
Stand Up For What You Believe In
Jan 21 • 1 min
Let’s remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. today, and the legacy he left behind that reminds us to stand up for ourselves.
Weekend Recap Jan 19
Jan 19 • 1 min
Have a good weekend!
Avoid Distractions By Turning Off IPhone “Raise To Wake” Setting
Jan 18 • 1 min
How distracted are you by your phone? Try this trick to gain more control over the technology!
“Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come”
Jan 17 • 1 min
Thursday positivity coming at ya! Believe that the work you put in today is preparing yourself for the fruits of tomorrow.
Why Not Us?
Jan 16 • 1 min
In anything where there is a winner, there is a story behind how that person got there. Why can’t that person be you? Well guess what… it can!
“New Year, New Me” No More with Kim Kaupe
Jan 15 • 1 min
Sure, the New Year could serve as a nice reminder to focus up on our goals, but it should not negate all of the progress we’ve made the rest of our lives!
Be Aware of your Behavior After Making a Commitment
Jan 14 • 1 min
As explained in the book “Influence” by Dr. Robert Cialdini, we have a natural tendency to prefer consistency in our behavior. Listen to hear more about it!
Weekend Recap Jan 12
Jan 12 • 1 min
Have a great weekend!
Dealing with Dread from Alchemy for Life Founder Mark Bradford
Jan 11 • 4 min
How do you respond to situations that you dread? Have a longer listen about it today, and be sure to get to the end to hear about an exclusive opportunity!
“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
Jan 10 • 1 min
Hardships we experience may leave scars, but scars remind us of the way we grew.
Appropriate Mimicry
Jan 9 • 1 min
Sometimes it’s not only okay to copy someone, but it might be a good idea! Mimicry builds rapport through similarity.
Use Technology Correctly with Dan Schawbel
Jan 8 • 2 min
Phone and technology usage is a problem because we are using it in place of authentic social interaction, rather than as a tool to create opportunities for authentic social interaction. Tip presented by “Back to Human” author Dan Schawbel.
2% Mindset
Jan 7 • 1 min
Are you in the 2%?
Weekend Recap Jan 5
Jan 5 • 1 min
Monday - Try Something New Just Because Tuesday - Grateful for 2018 Wednesday - Success Requires Sleep with Arianna Huffington Thursday - “2019. Just believe that good things are on their way.” Friday - Take Ownership
Take Ownership
Jan 4 • 1 min
There’s only one person that can get you to do something, and that person is you!
“2019. Just believe that good things are on their way.”
Jan 3 • 1 min
New year means it’s time to take control of your future! And it starts with your expectation for the year :)
Success Requires Sleep with Arianna Huffington
Jan 2 • 1 min
Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington managed to level up her productivity when she made one easy change - she got more sleep!
Grateful for 2018
Jan 1 • 1 min
Before we kiss 2018 goodbye let’s think about how it helped make us who we are!
Do Something New Just Because
Dec 31, 2018 • 1 min
Disrupt your normal routine by adding something totally different!
Weekend Recap 12/29
Dec 29, 2018 • 1 min
Have a great end to 2018!
Anchoring Habits
Dec 28, 2018 • 1 min
Do you want to create a new habit? Try using a different habit as a trigger!
“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”
Dec 27, 2018 • 1 min
Control the controllables and don’t let others manipulate your perceptions.
The Morning Routine of Tony Robbins
Dec 26, 2018 • 1 min
Learn how one of the best gets his day started!
Holiday Season Introspection
Dec 25, 2018 • 1 min
What does the Holiday Season mean to you?
Choose Core Principles
Dec 24, 2018 • 1 min
What are the tenets that you live by?
Recap 12/21
Dec 22, 2018 • 1 min
Have a great weekend!
End of Year Planning with YearCompass
Dec 21, 2018 • 1 min
It’s almost the New Year - time to reflect on your last 365 days and prepare for the next. A great tool to use for that is called YearCompass.
“Be like a flower, survive the rain but use it to grow.”
Dec 20, 2018 • 1 min
When adversity and challenge presents itself, weather its effects and let it be fuel for your growth.
Turn “Go” Into “Let’s Go”
Dec 19, 2018 • 1 min
As a leader, you can place yourself by your team’s side by using “we speak”. Give it a try and see how your team responds.
Acknowledge Multiple Interpretations
Dec 18, 2018 • 1 min
Have an open mind to other viewpoints. Just because you see something one way doesn’t mean it can’t be seen another.
Monday Messaging with Superfan Company CEO Kim Kaupe
Dec 17, 2018 • 1 min
Shake of the week day blues by changing your internal thought patterns!
Recap 12/15
Dec 15, 2018 • 2 min
See you next week!
90 Day Rule with CEO Luke Nesler
Dec 14, 2018 • 1 min
If you want to make something happen, set a goal and an action plan for that goal, then go head down and execute for 90 days.
“The past is in your head. The future is in your hands.”
Dec 13, 2018 • 1 min
We can’t change the past, but we can create our future!
Order Without Looking at the Menu
Dec 12, 2018 • 1 min
Practice your public speaking and make eye contact by giving your server the attention they deserve.
Work Life Integration with Paul Carrick Brunson
Dec 11, 2018 • 1 min
It’s not about work-life balance anymore. We can’t expect to completely separate the two… now it’s about work life integration!
Build Systems
Dec 10, 2018 • 2 min
Take the time to create a framework that you can use often. It will make you more efficient with your energy and time.
Recap 12/8
Dec 8, 2018 • 1 min
See you next week!
Check Your Bank Account
Dec 7, 2018 • 1 min
Featuring Irene Whalen, we talk about financial responsibility and how to be accountable to keeping your budget.
“Give thanks for a little and receive a lot”
Dec 6, 2018 • 1 min
Small moments of appreciation can have large effects!
Keep Others in the Loop with Bradley Tusk
Dec 5, 2018 • 1 min
As a leader, one thing you can do to earn the respect of your team is to keep them in the loop. Whether or not you use their feedback, they feel validated if they know their voice is heard.
Brush Your Teeth with the Opposite Hand
Dec 4, 2018 • 1 min
It doesn’t sound real but hear it out - at the very least you’ll have a new way of thinking!
Moral Licensing with Best-Selling Author Nir Eyal
Dec 3, 2018 • 1 min
This is a very interesting concept and brand new to me. In this tip Stanford MBA Nir Eyal explains how moral licensing affects our behavior, and how we can overcome it.
Recap 12/1
Dec 1, 2018 • 1 min
Have a great weekend!
How to Stop Going Toward Pleasure and Instead Go Toward Happiness with Lucia Giovannini
Nov 30, 2018 • 1 min
The brilliant Italian reminds us to look beyond immediate pleasure and make decisions that bring us longterm happiness.
“Choose to be an Optimist” with Simon Sinek
Nov 29, 2018 • 1 min
Thursday positivity this time coming from the renowned Simon Sinek. In this tip he articulates how the way we view our circumstances is our choice, and optimism wins.
Do Something For Yourself
Nov 28, 2018 • 1 min
Take care of yourself at all costs, and that means taking time off to do the things you need to do for your overall well-being.
Find Your Blind Spots
Nov 27, 2018 • 1 min
We all have our weaknesses, it’s best to identify them so you can overcome them.
Patience with Kim Kaupe
Nov 26, 2018 • 1 min
Be patient! And here is why…
Recap 11/24
Nov 24, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - “I don’t have time” vs. “it’s not a priority” Tuesday - How to Win with Gary Vee Wednesday - Overcome Activation Energy Thursday - Genuine Gratitude on Thanksgiving Friday - How to Admit when we are Wrong
How to Admit When We Are Wrong
Nov 23, 2018 • 1 min
Admitting fault contradicts our evolutionary biology, but plays an important role in modern relationships and social circumstances.
Genuine Gratitude on Thanksgiving
Nov 22, 2018 • 1 min
When you are prompted to share what you are thankful for this year, choose something that is personal and has meaning.
Full Interview with CEO/VC Bradley Tusk
Nov 21, 2018 • 21 min
Trying out a new format but just as action packed - check out this full length interview with Bradley Tusk, and what he shares about his new book “The Fixer: Saving Startups from Death by Politics”, as well as his personal maintenance techniques and…
Overcome Activation Energy
Nov 21, 2018 • 1 min
Just like an endothermic chemical reaction, we as humans need to inject a bit of energy to overcome inertia and get moving.
How to Win With Gary Vee
Nov 20, 2018 • 1 min
Something I really respect about Gary is he always puts things into perspective. Sometimes we get wrapped up in winning in the short term, neglecting what winning means in the longterm.
“I don’t have time” vs “It’s not a priority”
Nov 19, 2018 • 1 min
A simple mentality shift will help you take control of your priorities and to-do’s.
Talent vs Hard Work feat. Venture Capitalist Bradley Tusk
Nov 16, 2018 • 1 min
Today people aren’t looking to hire talent and credentials. There is a movement to hire people who demonstrate gritty qualities that are more indicative of success.
“Karma - think good thoughts, say nice things, do good for others. Everything comes back.”
Nov 15, 2018 • 1 min
It’s not too hard to go out of your way to give the best version of yourself to others. And you’ll be surprised how quickly those good intentions return.
Give Honest Feedback
Nov 14, 2018 • 1 min
Inspired by the Asch experiment, speak your mind and give honest feedback.
Healthy Jealousy with Mel Robbins
Nov 13, 2018 • 1 min
If you’re like me then you have a negative impression of jealousy. However, jealousy is not envy - it reflects insecurities within yourself that you can correct!
Write a Handwritten Note
Nov 12, 2018 • 1 min
Sometimes there is just no replacement for doing things the old-fashioned way. The effort and thought put into a handwritten note can go a long way.
Recap 11/10
Nov 10, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Eliminate Self Doubt Tuesday - Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover Wednesday - Check Yourself Thursday - “I am in the process of becoming the best version of myself.” Friday - Scream!
Scream!
Nov 9, 2018 • 1 min
Sometimes, the best thing you can do is just release that pent up energy!
“I am in the process of becoming the best version of myself.”
Nov 8, 2018 • 1 min
Positivity and personal development all wrapped into one! Know that everything that happens to you is part of the larger picture to becoming a better you.
Check Yourself with Bradley Tusk
Nov 7, 2018 • 1 min
Take a moment to assess your current state and mode of operation. Use this time as a personal audit to evaluate your processes and determine if they reflect the person you want to be.
Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover
Nov 6, 2018 • 1 min
Quick judgments are superficial. Get to know someone by learning what they are about at their core, not just how they appear to be.
Eliminate Self Doubt with Charlie Houpert
Nov 5, 2018 • 2 min
Listen to the 5 techniques the “Charisma on Command” founder gives to eliminate self-doubt: Exercise, find the lesson, filter negative comments, embodiment, and finding your why.
Recap 11/3
Nov 3, 2018 • 1 min
Enjoy the recap and have a great weekend!
Craft an Elevator Pitch
Nov 2, 2018 • 1 min
How do you introduce yourself if you are only given 2 sentences? Make an impression by having an organized elevator pitch.
“Life is a gift. Wake up every day and realize that.”
Nov 1, 2018 • 1 min
Each of our lives are the result of the smallest of probabilities. Take nothing for granted, have appreciation, and know that you have already won!
Play To Win
Oct 31, 2018 • 1 min
Just because you are close to achieving something doesn’t mean you should think about it differently. Approach challenges with a winner’s mentality!
Don’t Be Passive Aggressive
Oct 30, 2018 • 1 min
Communicate in a constructive way - don’t be passive aggressive.
Confident Speaking with Paul Carrick Brunson
Oct 29, 2018 • 1 min
Listen to expert public speaker Paul Carrick Brunson share his 5 tips to confident public speaking!
Recap 10/27
Oct 27, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Custom Alarm Clock Tuesday - Instill Mentality with Howard Schultz Wednesday - Optimal Tension Thursday - “Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path.” Friday - Accepting and Welcoming Change with Lucia Giovannini
Accepting and Welcoming Change with Lucia Giovannini
Oct 26, 2018 • 1 min
Change is eternally around us. We never see or experience the same thing twice. Instead of fearing change, embrace it, as there is no alternative to it.
“Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path.”
Oct 25, 2018 • 1 min
When your life is swept away like a storm, instead of worrying about how you are going to restore everything back to how it was, rebuild it into the way you wanted it in the first place.
Know Your Optimal Tension
Oct 24, 2018 • 1 min
People prefer things that are neither too novel nor too familiar. You can choose to behave in a way that caters to that expectation.
Instill Mentality with Howard Schultz
Oct 23, 2018 • 1 min
The culture of any good company starts at the top. Listen to founder of Starbucks Howard Schultz’s philosophy on team building.
Create a Custom Alarm Clock
Oct 22, 2018 • 1 min
How do you wake up each morning? Avoid the snooze button with a custom alarm clock. Figure out what motivates you to get out of bed and use it to your advantage.
Recap 10/20
Oct 20, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Have Self Control Tuesday - Create Your Own reality with Gerard Adams Wednesday - Daily News Source Thursday - “A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances.” Friday - Talk About Others First
Talk About Others First
Oct 19, 2018 • 1 min
Address other people before you address yourself in conversation - it makes them feel like the center of attention, and they will be more likely reciprocate and invest in their relationship with you.
“A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances.”
Oct 18, 2018 • 1 min
Use a positive lens and to be critical of negativity and frame your life in a more beneficial way.
Daily News Source
Oct 17, 2018 • 1 min
A great way to stay informed on the happenings around you is to consistently tune into a news briefing. Listen to a few suggestions to get you started!
Create Your Own Reality Feat. Gerard Adams
Oct 16, 2018 • 1 min
Reaching your goals starts within your mind. Have a vision for how you want things to be and then go out and create it. It’s the law of attraction.
Have Self Control
Oct 15, 2018 • 1 min
Using the infamous marshmallow experiment by Walter Mischel, here we learn that having self-control at a young age can lead to future success!
Recap 10/13
Oct 13, 2018 • 1 min
Have a great weekend!
Seek Excellence, Not Perfection Feat. Tiger Woods
Oct 12, 2018 • 1 min
Perfection is impossible, especially given man’s innate flaws. In order to strive for something tangible, we need to work toward excellence, not perfection.
“Stay patient and trust your journey.”
Oct 11, 2018 • 1 min
Another positivity quote - this one is a reminder that the little things add up, and seeing daily challenges in a positive way enables that growth.
“Influence. The Psychology of Persuasion”
Oct 10, 2018 • 1 min
Breaking down the 6 pillars of persuasion today so we can all be more aware of it in our day - Reciprocity, Commitment and Consistency, Social Proof, Liking, Authority, and Scarcity.
Share Value Feat. Joel Brown
Oct 9, 2018 • 1 min
What good is knowledge if you can’t share it? Sharing value not only is a great way to make an impact, but it is a great personal branding technique, which is a growing requirement in professional settings.
Use Screen Time Feature
Oct 8, 2018 • 1 min
I might be late to the party, but I just started using the Screen Time feature in my iPhone. Essentially, it gives me specific mobile usage data that I will use to better manage my time spend on my phone. Have you given it a try?
Weekly Recap
Oct 6, 2018 • 1 min
This past week in review!
Be A Comeback Story
Oct 5, 2018 • 1 min
We all hit lows, and that’s a part of life. But how do you respond? Have a mentality that let’s you overcome life’s obstacles.
“I think I’ll just be happy.”
Oct 4, 2018 • 1 min
Happiness is a choice, and so is positivity. Choose to just be happy today and every day.
Utilize Your Own Foundation with Ryan Robinson
Oct 3, 2018 • 1 min
Thinking about starting a business? Well doesn’t it make more sense to pick something that you know and are passionate about? Ryan Robinson, the founder of ryrob.com explains how we can use our own experience and efforts to make things happen!
Sit Side By Side When Problem Solving
Oct 2, 2018 • 1 min
Do you ever feel like you need to defend your position when trying to make a decision? Try sitting next to the person you are working with instead of across from them. This helps mitigate the confrontation in the situation, because concerns and criticism…
If You Want Something, Ask For It
Oct 1, 2018 • 1 min
This tip comes as something I personally had to work on a lot. Although asking for something might disrupt the peace and create confrontation on some settings, it is important to be able to stick up for yourself and get what you want.
Recap 9/29
Sep 29, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Spread Kindness with Drake Tuesday - Quit Hiding your Body Wednesday - Have Something to Chase Thursday - “I am too busy loving the people who love me.” Friday - Turn Nervousness Into Excitement
Turn Nervousness Into Excitement
Sep 28, 2018 • 1 min
Did you know that the two emotions of nervousness and excitement induce identical physiological responses. Prime your brain to choose excitement through self-talk.
“I’m too busy loving the people that love me.”
Sep 27, 2018 • 1 min
The full quote - “I don’t have time to worry about who doesn’t like me, I’m too busy loving the people that love me.” You just got to love yours!
Have Something to Chase with Matthew McConaughey
Sep 26, 2018 • 1 min
It is more motivating to follow in the path of something or someone than to long for it alone. This point is best illustrated in Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar acceptance speech, and how chasing his hero helped get him to the top.
Quit Hiding Behind Your Body
Sep 25, 2018 • 1 min
You’ll notice this from now on - it is human nature to exhibit a defense mechanism that involves protecting vulnerable areas, essentially hiding your body from that. This communicates certain things to others that indicate a lack of comfortability and…
Spread Kindness (Inspired by Drake)
Sep 24, 2018 • 1 min
It takes very little effort to treat someone well. Inspired by Drake and the contributions he made while filming the music video “God’s Plan”, I encourage all of us to take part in our own Kindness Challenge.
Weekend Recap 9/22
Sep 22, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Have a Mentor Tuesday - Sales with Mark Cuban Wednesday - 50/10 Productivity Thursday - Positivity Quote Friday - Play your Role with Kobe Bryant
Play Your Role Feat. Kobe Bryant
Sep 21, 2018 • 1 min
As contributors to this world we all find ourselves on different teams. It is best that we work well within these teams, and each team relies on each individual to play their own role. Even Kobe Bryant knows that his role is just one piece in the team’s…
“Believe that something wonderful is about to happen right now.”
Sep 20, 2018 • 1 min
Life is spontaneous, but doesn’t that make it fun? The moment you are in right now just might be the moment that changes your life forever. Embrace it!
50/10 Work Rest Ratio
Sep 19, 2018 • 1 min
I am going to give this productivity tip a try and I encourage you to do the same - dedicate 50 minutes to undistracted, laser-focused work, then take 10 minutes to tend to all of the things that came up all at once.
Sales with Mark Cuban
Sep 18, 2018 • 1 min
Coming from the expert salesman himself, Mark Cuban shares about the most important part of sales - believing in your product.
Have a Mentor
Sep 17, 2018 • 1 min
I can’t express how great mentorship is for so many people. It helps provide guidance in a macro / big picture way, as well as advice in technical specialties.
Recap 9/15
Sep 15, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Don’t Take Shortcuts Tuesday - Change Your Password to a Positive Affirmation Wednesday - Respect History Thursday - “The best view comes after the hardest climb.” Friday - Don’t Feel Bad for Yourself
Don’t Feel Bad for Yourself
Sep 14, 2018 • 1 min
Actually, it IS okay to feel bad for yourself. Just limit those emotions to a 10 minute period, and make a plan to take action!
“The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
Sep 13, 2018 • 1 min
This one is personal to me but carries a great message. Having positivity in the moment will help you appreciate the things you have accomplished when it is all said and done.
Respect History
Sep 12, 2018 • 1 min
Knowing and respecting history is a necessary component to appreciating your life. History provides perspective, and thinking about all of the people that sacrificed to give you the opportunities you have today, is a really humbling feeling. Pay respects…
Change Password to a Postive Affirmation
Sep 11, 2018 • 1 min
Fill your days with opportunities for development that work for you. One simple thing you can do right now is change your password. By incorporating an important or concept in your password, you are forced to repeat that affirmation throughout the day,…
Don’t Take Shortcuts
Sep 10, 2018 • 1 min
Go about getting things the right way. This means being deliberate in your work, and refusing to take shortcuts. You will reap benefits from this in 3 key ways - your mentality, quality, and efficiency.
Recap 9/8
Sep 8, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Labor Day Work Hard Tuesday - Regret Minimization Framework Wednesday - Play the Long Game Thursday - “Worrying makes you suffer twice.” Friday - Make a To Be List
To Be List
Sep 7, 2018 • 1 min
Instead of making a To-Do list, make a To Be list. Figure out the person you want to be, and reverse engineer the steps you need to take to become that person. It is about doing those things today that bring you closer to who you want to be tomorrow.
“Worrying makes you suffer twice.”
Sep 6, 2018 • 1 min
Sharing another dose of positivity, this time referencing worrying. By choosing positivity, you can counteract the cascade of negative effects that come with worrying and stress, and set yourself up to overcome the challenges rather than fall to them.
Play the Long Game
Sep 5, 2018 • 2 min
Although it might not always feel like there is a tangible product of your efforts, have faith in the journey, know that everything adds up, and believe you will reap the benefits one day. THAT is playing the long game.
Regret Minimization Framework
Sep 4, 2018 • 1 min
Jeff Bezos learned very early in his career and work with Amazon how we wanted to make big decisions. Calling it his “Regret Minimization Framework”, he talks about how at the end of the day we are going to regret the things we didn’t do, rather than the…
Labor Day - Work Hard
Sep 3, 2018 • 1 min
In practice of Labor Day, I wanted to share a quick message about the real spirit of labor - Hard work. When working hard, it’s not just the amount of hours you put in, but the quality of those hours as well.
Recap 9/1
Sep 1, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Productivity in Writing Tuesday - Fight for a Larger Cause: A Tribute to John McCain Wednesday - Speech Tics Thursday - “Create the life you can’t wait to wake up to.” Friday - Build Morning Momentum
Build Morning Momentum
Aug 31, 2018 • 1 min
Set the tone for your day first thing in the morning. That energy will translate into productivity throughout the day. What do you do to get your day going?
“Create the life you can’t wait to wake up to.”
Aug 30, 2018 • 1 min
A dose of positivity today - understand that you have the choice to create your own world, so might as well choose one that enriches your life with positivity!
Speech Tics
Aug 29, 2018 • 1 min
Oooh. Ahhh. Ummm. All of us have speech tics, but it is possible to remove them from your repertoire! Kim Kaupe suggests recording yourself to identify your speech tics and bring them into your awareness.
Fight for a Larger Cause - A Tribute to John McCain
Aug 28, 2018 • 1 min
A lesson from the late John McCain - “Nothing in life is more liberating than fighting for a cause larger than yourself.” If you aren’t in a position to dedicate your life to a larger cause, you can still aid in the fight by making decisions that…
Productivity and Writing with Seth Godin
Aug 27, 2018 • 1 min
Hear from Seth Godin about how he discovers inspiration and finds ways to produce quality written content.
Recap 8/25
Aug 25, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Beat Procrastination Tuesday - Skills Developed Traveling Abroad Wednesday - Setting Boundaries Thursday - Double Check Your Work Friday - Personal Development Mentality
Personal Development Mentality
Aug 24, 2018 • 1 min
All of the resources, tips, and tricks are futile if you don’t take action. There’s a reason it is called PERSONAL development, it is something you must do on your own.
Check Your Work
Aug 23, 2018 • 1 min
One of the first things we learn in school yet something we don’t retain. Even though checking your work seems like a lot of added work, it will actually save you time in the end,
Setting Boundaries with Oprah
Aug 22, 2018 • 1 min
In order to set boundaries, you need to first think for yourself and what you want. The best way to do this is to set your boundaries in an unemotional state that accurately reflects your desires.
Skills Developed When Traveling Alone
Aug 21, 2018 • 1 min
Reflecting on an article I wrote that was published by Addicted2Success Magazine, I realized the concepts had applications everyday. The 5 skills I learned while abroad - Build relationships from nothing, gain self-awareness, take ownership of poor…
Beat Procrastination
Aug 20, 2018 • 1 min
Mel Robbins describes a simple 3 step process to overcoming procrastination-related behaviors. First is to forgive yourself, second is to look from the outside in, and third is to engage in a starting ritual that helps you take action.
Recap 8/18
Aug 18, 2018 • 1 min
Monday - Help Out Tuesday - “Did I Explain That Well?” Wednesday - SMART Goals Thursday - Lesson from Jim Carrey Friday - 51/49 Principle
51/49 Principle
Aug 17, 2018 • 1 min
Give more than you take - Give 51%, receive 49%. It will do wonders in your relationships and the way you view yourself. It is the Gary Vaynerchuk way!
A Lesson from Jim Carrey
Aug 16, 2018 • 1 min
Love this clip from Jim Carrey, who shares his take on fear, life choices, and doing what you love.
SMART Goals
Aug 15, 2018 • 1 min
Set goals that are: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. By doing so, you will be set up for success in whatever you choose to do!
A Sales Technique - “Did I Explain That Well?”
Aug 14, 2018 • 1 min
In sales training, I was taught this communication technique to be more effective when clarifying a point. By placing the potential for misunderstanding on yourself, you give your client more opportunities to be honest about their decision making process.…
Help Out with Kim Kaupe
Aug 13, 2018 • 1 min
What is the quickest way to the top of any company? Help out! Stay late, volunteer for tedious tasks, and be the extra hands on a project. The gesture will not go unnoticed.
Recap 8/11
Aug 11, 2018 • 1 min
This weekend’s recap!
Create a Vision Board
Aug 10, 2018 • 1 min
Having trouble being organized with your creative process? Try creating a vision board. Get all of your ideas out in front of you so that you can create associations and focus your energy on the task at hand.
Be a Cheerleader
Aug 9, 2018 • 1 min
Inspired by Mel Robbins, this tip is about taking time to support others. By being their biggest fan, their support will be reciprocated and the quality of your life will improve in all areas.
Move Fast
Aug 8, 2018 • 1 min
Don’t hesitate and act! The longer we wait, the more we rationalize our urges and reject the idea of doing something new. This is because or brains are hardwired to avoid uncertainty. Move fast and beat it!
The Eisenhower Matrix
Aug 6, 2018 • 1 min
The Eisenhower Matrix is a decision making matrix built around two things - how urgent something is, and how important it is. If it is urgent and important, do it now. If it is urgent but not important, delegate it. If it is not urgent but important,…
Stop Saying “What If”
Aug 5, 2018 • 1 min
The expression “What If” is filled with doubt. Why demote yourself to that? Instead, replace “What If” with “So What” and see how your approach changes when making decisions and considering options.
Recap 8/4
Aug 4, 2018 • 1 min
Listen to this week’s recap! Monday - Gratitude Tuesday - Do the New Wednesday - Keep Your Goals Private Thursday - Giving Benefit of the Doubt Friday - Priming
Priming
Aug 2, 2018 • 1 min
Priming is when factors in your environment create a disposition to think a certain way that usually occurs outside of conscious control. Use the power of priming to change your mentality to a point where that association is natural.
Give Benefit of the Doubt
Aug 1, 2018 • 1 min
This is a life choice - instead of seeing fault in other people, decide to assume the best of intentions in everyone around you. You’ll be surprised how the way you perceive your own life transforms.
Keep Your Goals Private with Matt Sheldon
Jul 31, 2018 • 1 min
This one goes against the grain for a lot of people but it is important to hear. As great as accountability is when setting goals, telling everyone about your goals could be doing more harm than good. Listen to hear why!
Do the New
Jul 31, 2018 • 1 min
This topic comes from a popular TedTalk. Doing something new, and out of our normal routine, wakes up our brain from autopilot and helps us process and appreciate the time that we are spending. Do something out of your way today!
Gratitude
Jul 29, 2018 • 1 min
This one is kind of a buzzword these days, but it’s real! Practicing gratitude brings many positive effects to your life, and it is very easy to do. What are you thankful for?
Recap 7/28
Jul 28, 2018 • 1 min
Did you miss a tip? Monday - Approach Avoidance Behavior with Erik Eklund Tuesday - Curiosity Marketing with Chalene Johnson Wednesday - Go First Thursday - Don’t Devalue Yourself with Jay Shetty Friday - Park in the Back
Park in the Back
Jul 27, 2018 • 1 min
Looking to incorporate a little more exercise into your day? Make the conscious decision to park in the back of a parking lot and walk to your destination. Small workouts throughout the day serve an important function in your metabolism and body’s…
Don’t Devalue Yourself
Jul 26, 2018 • 1 min
Life is very competitive, and sometimes it is impossible to compare yourself to those around you. Just know that anytime something happens, it is adding to you and what you offer, and never subtracting. Listen to this story from Jay Shetty to understand…
Go First
Jul 24, 2018 • 1 min
Ready for a small act of courage? Decide to go first, whether that is in a presentation or in a Q&A session. It takes a certain confidence to do it, and practicing that skill will turn it into a longer term mentality!
Curiosity Marketing with Chalene Johnson
Jul 24, 2018 • 1 min
Curiosity is a powerful motivator of human behavior. Learning why it is effective, and how to best leverage it in your life, will lead to deeper relationships and more impactful moments.
Approach and Avoidance Behavior with Erik Eklund
Jul 23, 2018 • 1 min
Our goal orientation works in one of two ways - we move toward our goals, or away from them. Avoidance is defensive to minimize risk, while approach is welcoming and optimistic. Framing your mind to approach your goals instead of avoid your goals will…
Week Recap 7/21
Jul 21, 2018 • 1 min
This week in review includes… Monday - Mindfulness Tuesday - Have a Passion Project Wednesday - 80/20 Rule Thursday - Celebrate Small Wins Friday - Write and Revisit
Write and Revisit
Jul 20, 2018 • 1 min
Ever feel like life is falling apart? In those emotional moments, try this technique - writing down and revisiting your issue helps address the issue face on, while providing perspective that life will go on. Revisit the issue in a few days, weeks, or…
Celebrate Small Wins
Jul 19, 2018 • 1 min
We are all accomplishing a lot more than we think we are, take time to reflect on those areas where we are succeeding!
80/20 Rule with Matt Sheldon
Jul 18, 2018 • 1 min
Real success comes from doing the little things right, and the 80/20 Rule states that practicing and focusing on the 20% that you really need to be successful with 80% of your time will lead to results!
Have a Passion Project
Jul 17, 2018 • 1 min
You don’t need to stop working on the things that you love. Stay in touch with your passions and the rest of your life will fall into place around that.
Mindfulness with Phil Boissiere
Jul 16, 2018 • 1 min
Mindfulness has the capability to improve the quality of your life, increase focus, and decrease stress. However, we often aren’t practicing it right. Phil Boissiere’s 3x3 method is the most practical solution - pick an object, state it plainly, and take…
Eliminate Hindsight Bias
Jul 15, 2018 • 1 min
Hindsight bias is a psychological phenomenon that misrepresents reality. We note time when particular things happen, and forget all of the times when it didn’t happen, and have a distorted perception of reality. Eliminate hindsight bias by practicing…
Weekly Recap 7/13
Jul 13, 2018 • 1 min
This episode is the first recap episode we’ve done, let us know at [email protected] if you want to hear more! Monday - Law of Attraction Tuesday - Champion Boxing Impression Wednesday - Tony Robbins’ Morning Routine Thursday - Will Power…
Will Power Workouts
Jul 12, 2018 • 1 min
Did you know that will power acts like a muscle? It fatigues with use and can be strengthened with training. There are two great ways to raise your will power threshold - “Warming Up” and “Conditioning”.
Tony Robbins’ Morning Routine
Jul 11, 2018 • 1 min
Tony Robbins, debatably one of the most efficient and productive people on this planet, engages in the same morning routine every day. It’s a 10 minute routine that primes him for success - 3 minutes of gratitude, a 3 minute prayer for family and friends,…
Boxer Stance
Jul 10, 2018 • 1 min
A corny tip but I love it - at the end of a workout, when you feel that endorphin rush and the satisfaction of completing your exercise, put your arms up like a champion boxer. This positive body posture will feed your momentum and energize you to stay…
Law of Attraction
Jul 9, 2018 • 1 min
If you want to make something happen, you need to unequivocally believe that it will happen. The law of attraction has been adopted by stars like Denzel Washington, Oprah, and Conor McGregor. Believe in something so much that you will it into existence.
Silence in Conversations
Jul 8, 2018 • 1 min
Let yourself pause and understand what your conversational partner is trying to tell you. Silent moments are indicative of the quality of the exchange.
Delayed Gratification with Fabio Marrama
Jul 7, 2018 • 1 min
The best things in life aren’t earned all at once. Fabio’s quote “I don’t really know what I am doing but I know that what I am doing is leading somewhere good.” Let small things compound and open doors, and believe that it will all work out.
Core Principles
Jul 6, 2018 • 1 min
What do you really prioritize? Formalize those things into core principles so that they can serve as a cornerstone for your decision making process, and ensure that your activity aligns with the person you want to be.
Sustainability Practices with Katie Wallace
Jul 5, 2018 • 1 min
Katie Wallace shares 10 ways you can start living a more sustainable life, starting today. Learn the true definition of sustainability and the best ways to think about sustainability - people, planet, and profits.
Let Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Jul 4, 2018 • 1 min
Your actions are a better indicator of your intentions than your words are. That’s why we say “Let actions speak louder than words.” Put your intentions on display and let your actions speak through random acts of kindness or letting someone important in…
Optimize Your Email Signature
Jul 3, 2018 • 1 min
A valuable piece of personal branding real-estate that we often overlook is our email signature. It is a place where we can direct people in our network to areas where our personal brand is on display. If you’re not actively building your personal brand,…
Replace “Can’t” with “Don’t” by Katherine Miller
Jul 2, 2018 • 1 min
When trying to uproot a habit, and resist the urge to act, a simple word switch will go a long way. Replacing the word “can’t” with “don’t” implies a commitment that will help you make that change!
Wear Something Red
Jun 30, 2018 • 1 min
Wearing red is associated with more self confidence and more perceived attraction. Keep this in mind for a special ocassion or big moment, and give it a try. Let us know how you feel!
Take the Stairs
Jun 30, 2018 • 1 min
Exercise is an important part of keeping your body in the right shape to perform. But did you know that frequency of exercise is just as important as intensity? This is true even within the same day! That’s why incorporating exercising opportunities is so…
Limit Phone Dependence
Jun 29, 2018 • 1 min
Who else thinks that we are a little too addicted to our phones? It makes sense, it is a comfortable and reliable place. But too much of anything usually isn’t a good thing, and this is no different. Try extra hard to resist the urge to check your phone…
Invest in Yourself
Jun 28, 2018 • 1 min
The safest place for you to invest, financially, emotionally, and physically, is in yourself. You can this through education, apprenticeship, and taking care of your body!
Anchoring Habits with Jake Jordan
Jun 27, 2018 • 1 min
This is a great way to add a new habit to your repertoire. By using a previous habit, you can add a new habit simply by anchoring a new habit to that old habit. Use that first habit as a trigger to do the other.
Subtly Break Routine
Jun 26, 2018 • 1 min
The first step to getting comfortable being uncomfortable is exposure. But that doesn’t need to happen all at once, you can introduce subtle changes to your routine that will help you improve in uncomfortable situations. Things you could try are setting…
Busyness Vs. Business with Kim Kaupe
Jun 24, 2018 • 1 min
This tip applies for just about anyone who has ever felt like they were busy but didn’t get anything done. Kim Kaupe suggests you split your to-do list into things that are important and and things that are urgent. Tackle a few in each category for a…
Self Talk
Jun 23, 2018 • 1 min
Our brain and thought patterns largely influenced by the way we feel and perceive things. Therefore, treating ourselves in a way that sets us up for success is should be a priority, and we can do that by priming our brain to feel a certain way.
Practical Resilience with Tofe Evans
Jun 22, 2018 • 1 min
Embrace adversity because it is a blessing in disguise. Practical resilience is the concept of having the mental thought patterns to overcome challenges. This is explained more in Tofe Evan’s book “Everyone Has a Plan Until Sh!t Hits the Fan”.
Pay It Forward
Jun 21, 2018 • 1 min
Have you ever benefited from something somebody did out of the goodness in their heart? Sometimes they do this for a very simple reason - paying it forward. Doing something for someone else with no expectation for anything in return is a great way to be…
Compete With Yourself
Jun 20, 2018 • 1 min
The friendliest form of competition is competition with yourself. It is the truest spirit of self-improvement, and motivates you to be better than you were yesterday. This tip features great video from Addicted2Success that demonstrates the power of…
5 Minute Phone Call with Manu Goswami
Jun 19, 2018 • 1 min
We all can afford the time to take a phone call with someone in our network. Even if it comes from a place of mentorship, these conversations keep you sharp and you always learn something new. Give it a try!
Influence and Motives with Fabio Marrama
Jun 18, 2018 • 1 min
Influence is a byproduct of the value you are using to serve an industry or individual. It comes about by doing things for the right reasons - with good intentions and the right motives. To test this, pick someone important in your life and ask yourself…
Perspective with Gaur Gopal Das
Jun 16, 2018 • 1 min
Monk Gaur Gopal does provides some real perspective in this one. “Whether you’re flying economy or you’re flying business, the destination you are heading remains the same doesn’t it.” “We work ourselves up so much in increasing the standard of living…
Simplify Your Life
Jun 15, 2018 • 1 min
To all my pack-rats, hoarders, and collectors, simplifying your situation brings great value to your life. It allows you to live more in the moment while decreasing stress, boosting concentration, and helping you sleep better. Remember those possessions…
Interpersonal Accountability
Jun 14, 2018 • 1 min
One way to stick to a commitment is to use interpersonal accountability. Three techniques to create this accountability are sharing your goals with someone else, having a Peak Performance Partner, or sharing your ambitions on social media.
Ask For Help
Jun 13, 2018 • 1 min
Asking for help is strength! It’s an expression of confidence and makes you more relatable as a human being. The only way to truly extrapolate the value around you is by leaning on their experience and asking for help.
Sell Outcomes with Fabio Marrama
Jun 12, 2018 • 1 min
Sales is all about offering value, and in this tip, Fabio Marrama does a great job explaining why. To leverage that, you need to sell the benefits, or the outcomes!
If-Then Planning with Mel Robbins
Jun 11, 2018 • 1 min
This is a really good one from Mel Robbins about If-Then planning. Basically, when you have identified a negative thought pattern, you can plan ahead to substitute a behavior with something more beneficial. This technique is 60% effective!
Deliberate Practice
Jun 9, 2018 • 1 min
First described by Anders Ericcson, deliberate / purposeful practice is a 5 step process that can create anyone into a master at some skill.
Starting a Presentation with Simon Sinek
Jun 8, 2018 • 1 min
Captivating speaker and public figure Simon Sinek shares what he believes is the most important part to a speech - the story. When doing this right, you can set the tone for the rest of the presentation.
Use Your Strengths with Stephanie Hall
Jun 7, 2018 • 1 min
We all have deficiencies in our lives, and that’s okay! Stephanie Hall’s tip reminds us to embrace our strengths and execute accordingly.
Duolingo
Jun 6, 2018 • 1 min
Take advantage of your down time by learning a foreign language! Duolingo is an incredible resource that gives many people access to education. Inspired by Luis Von Ahn and the Duolingo team and their efforts to even the playing field!
Persistence With Alexandria Marrow
Jun 5, 2018 • 1 min
In the face of adversity, be persistent. Young entrepreneur Alexandria Marrow talks about the importance of experience hardship and knowing that it is part of the growing process. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.” - Maya…
Stand Up With Kim Kaupe
Jun 4, 2018 • 1 min
In a business setting, a great display of respect is to stand up when someone enters the room. Although you might stand out when doing this, the act really does portray a lot and is great for first impressions and relationship building.
Reflect On Failures
Jun 2, 2018 • 1 min
It is important to reflect on times you failed when identifying room for improvement. This tips proposes that you turn outward when rationalizing problems and ask the question “Why?” 3 times to get to the root cause. Then you’re in a place where you can…
Reframing Negative Situations by Charlie Houpert
Jun 1, 2018 • 1 min
This tip comes from Charlie Houpert and his YouTube channel “Charisma on Command”. In the show he explains how Chris Pratt is a comedic genius, and how it all stems from the way he chooses to perceive situations. Simply, by placing a positive spin on…
Accept Compliments And Breathe JC
May 31, 2018 • 1 min
Learn how to deal with embarrassment or certain emotional situations by taking a deep breathe, smiling, and saying thank you. It increases the way others perceive your self-confidence and establishes rapport.
Tony Robbins’ Morning Routine
May 30, 2018 • 1 min
Tony Robbins is an incredible person because his behavior is built around incredible habits. Every morning he does the same routine that includes 3 minutes of gratitude, 3 minutes sending love to people, and writing 3 goals down for the day.
3 Goals For The Day
May 29, 2018 • 1 min
Write down your 3 goals for the day. It helps provide direction for you and a tangible way to evaluate your productivity in the day!
“How Do I Feel” Checks
May 28, 2018 • 1 min
Performing “How Do I Feel” Checks allows you to get a good sense of your mental state and find any small problems before they grow into big problems. Find a solid trigger that will help you engage in the behavior multiple times a day!
Mirroring
May 26, 2018 • 1 min
Mirroring is when we replicate the behavior of someone else. This from an evolutionarily perspective has played a huge role in relationship building because it is an indicator of similarity. By being aware of the role mirroring plays in conversations, you…
Prioritize 1 to 5
May 25, 2018 • 1 min
Inspired by “Sprint”, prioritizing tasks 1 to 5 helps you become more productive and helps you transition between tasks.
Content Marketing Strategy with Kaya Ismail
May 24, 2018 • 1 min
As a content marketing and strategy expert, Kaya Ismail shares the importance of organization and planning within his industry. However, his core lesson revolves around the importance of having good organizational habits that translate in all areas of…
9PM To Midnight Is Fair Game
May 23, 2018 • 1 min
Find time to make your dreams a reality. Your option - 9 PM to midnight!
Call A Friend
May 22, 2018 • 1 min
Today’s tip reveals the health benefits of having close friends, and encourages us to get back in touch with those who are important to us but no longer are convenient to hear from.
Deep Breathing with Mark Metry
May 22, 2018 • 1 min
In a stressful situation Mark Metry prescribes 6 deep breaths. By doing so you activate your parasympathetic nervous system to elicit a calming response.
Make Your Bed
May 19, 2018 • 1 min
It is simple - make your bed every morning. By doing so, you set yourself up for success by completing the first task of the day, and having it as reference when other things don’t go right. This is an old Marine lesson shared first by Admiral William…
Don’t Keep Your Goals Locked Up
May 18, 2018 • 1 min
Write down your short term and longterm goals every morning in present terms. Whatever you want to be, profess it as true today and let your psyche do its work!
Don’t Listen To Respond
May 17, 2018 • 1 min
Innately we are already limited in how much information we can retain and recall. In a conversation, a lot of the information shared is not remembered by the recipient. Active listening, instead of listening with the intent to respond, increases recall…
Managing Distractions with Jake Jordan
May 16, 2018 • 1 min
Jake Jordan shares that we lose a ton of time everyday because of distractions, and suggests that we are smart with the way we do spend productive time. This comes in two forms - time blocking and scheduling every minute of your day.