Recently I watched a video about Jennifer Bricker who was abandoned as a baby because she was born with no legs. After seeing gold medalist Dominique Moceanu, a gold-medal winner in tumbling, Jennifer decided she wanted to learn to tumble. She not only learned, she won titles and competed in the Junior Olympics. When I watched her tumbling and saw how she didn’t accept herself as limited, I thought about the excuses people use that hold them back. What’s your excuse?
Todd Tresidder is a former hedge fund manager who “retired” at age 35. He loves playing the money game like a kid loves playing Monopoly and remains an active investor to this day. He’s also a financial educator and pro-consumer advocate having authored 5 personal finance books.His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes, NPR, and MarketWatch, among other places. If you like what you hear from him today, you can get more of his insights on the Financial Mentor Podcast, or get his free email course, “52 Weeks To Financial Freedom,” teaching you how to invest smart, build wealth, retire early, and live free at www.FinancialMentor.Com. Read more
Loretta Graziano Breuning is founder of the Inner Mammal Institute and author of Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin, & Endorphin Levels. As Professor of Management at California State University, and as a mom, she was not convinced by prevailing theories of human motivation. Then she learned how our happy brain chemicals work in animals, and everything made sense. So she created a wide range of resources to teach people how to make peace with their inner mammal. You can wire yourself to enjoy more happy chemicals and relieve more unhappy chemicals at www.InnerMammalInstitute.org.
Something that often trips up entrepreneurs is when they don’t know what they don’t know. The question is, how can you find out what you don’t know? In this episode, I give examples of the problems that can arise from lack of knowledge and I offer some actions you can take to minimize problems.
Mark Sieverkropp is a Podcaster, blogger, author, entrepreneur, connector, leader, consultant and speaker. He is the author of Project: Success, which climbed to #3 in the Self-Help category in the Amazon Kindle Store and Start a Conversation With Anyone, Anywhere . He has co-hosted the Happen To Your Career Podcast, which was a New & Noteworthy Podcast in the Career section of iTunes, The 24 Podcast, and currently co-hosts The World Changer Show with Matt McWilliams. Mark is passionate about connecting with others, finding ways to add value to them and helping other people do the same. Mark and his wife Lacie have two children, Brooklynn and Cash.
The concept of “Less-Than” has come up a few times in the last week – it’s something a lot of people deal with. In my book, Build Your Money Muscles, I talk about the three basic positions: Less than Enough, Just Enough, and More than Enough. The goal is to get to More than Enough. In this episode I talk about something that happened to me recently that had me examining – and releasing – habitual less-than feelings.
Doug Foresta is a coach, podcater, teacher and mentor who helps service professionals expand their reach and attract their ideal clients. He has been podcasting for eight years and now helps others start and sustain their own podcast with his Launch and Leverage program.