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Latest Episode2/7/2023

Episode 365 - Your Tool Kit for a Highly Successful Year

Ep. 365
What kind of 2023 do you wish to experience? A highly successful one, or, to put it in Og Mandino's words, one that you are just a sheep waiting to be prodded by your shepherd? All of us can avoid the "slaughterhouse of failure" and thrive not only this year but for as long as we wish to; we only need to be prepared. In today's episode, we get you ready to experience a highly successful year; we share a powerful tool kit with just four life-changing items. Among some of the things we explore, you will learn how turning planning into a habit can save you tons of time, correct your trajectory, and clear tons of space in your mind. We also go through behavioral changes you can implement with ease to enhance your performance and some valuable resources you can use to help yourself implement them. Lastly, we delve into Og Mandino's gift to mankind, his book "The greatest salesman of the world," and analyze some of the most inspiring quotes from the ten scrolls. Tune in to Episode 365 of Becoming Your Best, and prepare for a highly successful 2023.In This Episode, You Will Learn:About the massive difference a planner can make in your life (4:36)The difference high-performing habits can make (7:12)How can the principles of highly successful leaders change your perspective (12:21)How much time does it take to acquire a new habit? (17:52)What does it take to become the greatest salesman in the world? (14:52)Mentioned In This Episode:Book: Og Mandino - The Greatest Salesman in the WorldBecoming Your Best Resources:Becoming Your Best WebsiteBecoming Your Best University WebsiteBecoming Your Best LibraryEmail: support@becomingyourbest.com Book: Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful LeadersBook: Conquer Anxiety: How to Overcome Anxiety and Optimize Your PerformanceDo What Matters Most - Digital PlannerFacebook Group – Conquer Anxiety
2/7/2023

Episode 365 - Your Tool Kit for a Highly Successful Year

Ep. 365
What kind of 2023 do you wish to experience? A highly successful one, or, to put it in Og Mandino's words, one that you are just a sheep waiting to be prodded by your shepherd? All of us can avoid the "slaughterhouse of failure" and thrive not only this year but for as long as we wish to; we only need to be prepared. In today's episode, we get you ready to experience a highly successful year; we share a powerful tool kit with just four life-changing items. Among some of the things we explore, you will learn how turning planning into a habit can save you tons of time, correct your trajectory, and clear tons of space in your mind. We also go through behavioral changes you can implement with ease to enhance your performance and some valuable resources you can use to help yourself implement them. Lastly, we delve into Og Mandino's gift to mankind, his book "The greatest salesman of the world," and analyze some of the most inspiring quotes from the ten scrolls. Tune in to Episode 365 of Becoming Your Best, and prepare for a highly successful 2023.In This Episode, You Will Learn:About the massive difference a planner can make in your life (4:36)The difference high-performing habits can make (7:12)How can the principles of highly successful leaders change your perspective (12:21)How much time does it take to acquire a new habit? (17:52)What does it take to become the greatest salesman in the world? (14:52)Mentioned In This Episode:Book: Og Mandino - The Greatest Salesman in the WorldBecoming Your Best Resources:Becoming Your Best WebsiteBecoming Your Best University WebsiteBecoming Your Best LibraryEmail: support@becomingyourbest.com Book: Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful LeadersBook: Conquer Anxiety: How to Overcome Anxiety and Optimize Your PerformanceDo What Matters Most - Digital PlannerFacebook Group – Conquer Anxiety
1/24/2023

Episode 364 - Use Your BREATH To Align With Your True Self with Annie Leib

Ep. 364
As a leader, what is the feeling that gets you out of bed every morning? The overwhelming pressure of making sure you don't make a mistake or the excitement of leading your team through learning and enhancing experiences?   Our guest, Annie Leib, believes there is only one way of practicing proper leadership: when you feel aligned with your true self.   Meet Annie Leib, Executive MBA, and Certified Professional Executive Coach and Facilitator. Creator of the BREATH Framework™ Program and Founder and CEO of Annie Leib, LLC.  In this episode, we delve into Annie's journey of becoming an Executive Coach, moved by the desire to make an impactful change as a leader. We talk about the BREATH Framework, its peculiar conception, and its unique way of enhancing leadership. Annie also highlights the importance of reclaiming our power, how leaders tend to unnoticeably give it out, and so much more.   Tune in to Episode 364 of Becoming Your Best, and let Annie teach you how to breathe your way through right into your true self.   Some Questions I Ask: Could you tell us about your journey and how it led you to create BREATH? (4:39) What gets you up in the morning? (10:00)  In This Episode, You Will Learn: The importance of knowing where we begin (5:57) What it means to reclaim our power (6:47) Finding your way through, not around (11:54) Being uncomfortable and unhappy in our lives is not mandatory (12:54)  Resources: Annie Leib website  Connect with Annie: LinkedIn  Becoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Becoming Your Best Library Email: support@becomingyourbest.com  Book: Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders Book: Conquer Anxiety: How to Overcome Anxiety and Optimize Your Performance Facebook Group – Conquer Anxiety 
1/17/2023

Episode 363 - Speed of Advance: Achieving World-Class Productivity with Marty Groover

Ep. 363
What would happen if you applied, in your company, the same principles and processes of one of America's most prestigious armed?Meet Marty Groover, who decided to apply his training at the U.S. Navy to the corporate world and optimize productivity, automatize processes, and promote constant training in the workplace. Marty is a Partner and Chief Technology Officer at C5MI; he is the Author of the book "Speed of Advance", and counts more than 20 years of experience as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy.In this episode, we learn about Marty's role in the U.S. Navy and how his time there inspired him to improve the corporate world and help companies take their productivity to the next level. Marty also explains what it means to "command by negation" and how that concept can transform how companies and leaders see and develop their team members.In addition, we delve into the importance of pre-planned responses, constant training, and so much more.Tune in to Episode 363 of Becoming Your Best, and learn about the U.S. Navy concepts and principles that can transform your company.Some Questions I Ask: Could you tell us a bit about your background? (2:47) Marty, what does it mean to harness the power of technology to drive untouchable results? (10:21)In This Episode, You Will Learn: The moment Marty learned the importance of effective communication (5:50) How Marty applies U.S. Navy principles to the corporate world (8:03) How can "command by negation" transform a company (13:07) The importance of having pre-planned responses (16:51) How to improve productivity by increasing and stimulating training (18:37)Resources: Book: Marty Groover - Speed of Advance: How the U.S. Navy's Convergence of People, Process, and Technology Can Help Your Business Win in the 4th Industrial RevolutionConnect with Marty: LinkedInBecoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Becoming Your Best Library Email: support@becomingyourbest.com  Book: Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders Book: Conquer Anxiety: How to Overcome Anxiety and Optimize Your PerformanceFacebook Group – Conquer Anxiety
1/10/2023

Episode 362 - Defining Your Patterns in Life for Happiness and Success with Judy Wilkins-Smith

Ep. 362
A big part of how we feel, act, or think about things is determined by our emotional DNA inheritance; our actions, feelings, and thoughts could be a repetition of an emotional DNA blueprint. To change the patterns that keep us stuck, we must first identify them.In this episode, Judy Wilkins-Smith shares the keys to ending limiting cycles and reframing them into lasting breakthroughs. Judy is a Transformational, Executive, and Leadership Coach, Author, and an Expert in Emotional DNA, Systemic Constellations, and Ancestral Trauma.Throughout our conversation, we learn about Judy's passion for creating massive and life-changing breakthroughs and how she helps people to "get out of the tailspin." She kindly explains the importance of being mindful of how we feel, act, and think about ourselves and every situation, how to discover the patterns that keep us stuck, and, most importantly, change them.We also learn about the importance of having and nurturing dreams, what it is and how Systemic Work and Constellations can help us, the money mindset, and so much more.Tune in to Episode 362 of Becoming Your Best and learn to avoid following an emotional DNA rut that no longer serves you.Some Questions I Ask: How can we identify these patterns that we may have inherited? (6:12)How can we change our thoughts, feelings, and actions? (13:25)How can Systemic Work and Constellations reveal and help transform hidden issues from family or business? (21:33)In This Episode, You Will Learn: Judy's background and how she developed her passion for creating life-changing breakthroughs (3:10) How to create future memories (8:13) The shift from a survivor to a creative brain (15:03) Why we are so reluctant to dream (19:47) How to decode our emotional blueprint (28:09)Resources: Judy Wilkins-Smith website Book: Judy Wilkins-Smith - Decoding Your Emotional Blueprint: A Powerful Guide to Transformation Through Disentangling Multigenerational PatternsConnect with Judy: LinkedIn YouTube Instagram Facebook TikTokBecoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best WebsiteBecoming Your Best University WebsiteBecoming Your Best Library Facebook Group – Conquer Anxiety 
1/3/2023

Episode 361 - Finding And Living Your Passion with Adam Tank

Ep. 361
Finding our purpose, the "why" that takes us out of bed every morning, and what we are really passionate about is not something that'll come into our minds through introspection or contemplation; it'll come out by trying a whole bunch of different things.In today's episode, Adam Tank joins us to talk about purpose, sustainability, and self-improvement. Adam is the Chief Customer Officer at Transcend. He founded a robotics company inside General Electric, spun it out of the Fortune 100 behemoth into a Fortune 50 behemoth, and sold it to a publicly traded company. Adam also invented a revolutionary robotic device that helped over 60 million people to get clean water.Throughout our conversation, Adam shared how he got in touch with his purpose, the books that inspired him to pursue entrepreneurship and interrupt the "9 to 5 way of seeing life" he grew up in. We also talk about Adam's project on helping people access clean water, his work with convicted felons, the teachings from working with them, and so much more.Tune in to uncover the path to get in touch with your passion.Some Questions I Ask:Please, tell us about your background, including any turning points in your life that impacted you and what you are doing today (4:20)What is the most important thing you've learned from working in prisons? (10:55)What advice would you give young people about finding their passion? (16:43)In This Episode, You Will Learn:About the two books that helped shape Adam's life (6:06)Why following your passion can turn you into the most fortunate person (8:47)The best way to light people and help them turn into their best version (14:23)Put your thoughts out there; let the universe know what you are up to (20:11)Why it is crucial to start with the end in mind (25:25)Resources:Book: Napoleon Hill - Think and Grow RichBook: Stephen Covey - The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective PeopleBook: Napoleon Hill - How to Be RichBook: Joseph Grenny, Kenny Patterson - Crucial ConversationsConnect with Adam:LinkedInwebsiteBecoming Your Best Resources:Becoming Your Best WebsiteBecoming Your Best Library
12/27/2022

Episode 360 - How to Have Your Best Year Ever!

Ep. 360
The things we put our time and focus on will come to fruition, regardless of whether that time and focus were devoted intentionally to create that outcome. This means that if we don't focus on anything in particular for 3 or 4 months, we will almost surely accomplish nothing throughout that quarter. But it also means we can develop an intentional way of creating our reality.In this episode, we go through some tips to start the new year, focusing on what matters most: making 2023 your best year ever. Studies show that over 80% of New Year's resolutions are abandoned two weeks into the new year. To solve this issue, we developed a simple yet powerful technique to create a measurable and achievable action plan to stick to and crush your goals.You'll learn about the big three habits that will help you design your vision and goals, measure your progress, and keep yourself accountable. We also discuss the differences between vision and goals, how to set them clearly, and why developing a vision for each key role is crucial. You'll also learn the words you must avoid at all costs when setting your goals, how to rely on others to help you keep yourself accountable, and so much more.Tune in to Episode 360 of Becoming Your Best, set yourself up for success, and make 2023 your best year ever!In This Episode, You Will Learn: Where focus goes, energy flows (2:16) The importance of having a written personal vision (7:12) Work on developing a vision for each of your key roles (8:37) The words you should never use in goal setting (14:17) The number one habit and predictor of success (18:48) A short story about the importance of time (20:21)Becoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Becoming Your Best Library Email: support@becomingyourbest.com  Book: Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders Book: Conquer Anxiety: How to Overcome Anxiety and Optimize Your Performance Do What Matters Most - Digital PlannerFacebook Group – Conquer Anxiety
12/20/2022

Episode 359 - The Spirit of Christmas

Ep. 359
In this episode, as we get ready to celebrate Christmas, we dive into three stories that perfectly represent Jesus' work and influence in our lives.First, we analyze Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" and Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation and his encounter with the authentic Christmas Spirit. Then we enjoy the overview of "It's A Wonderful Life," the movie written and directed by Frank Capra, which shares the story of George Bailey, and it's a constant reminder that the world wouldn't be the same place without us.Lastly, we dive into "The Christmas Spirit Strikes Again," a true story published in Reader's Digest that narrates the love between two sisters during the holiday season.Tune in to Episode 359 of Becoming Your Best, let yourself be flooded with Christmas Spirit, and be the best you can be during the holidays.In This Episode, You Will Learn: About the trip to Mauritania that inspired today's episode (2:21) The beautiful message behind "A Christmas Carol" (4:49) Every one of us makes a difference. George Bailey's story (9:31) The Christmas Spirit strikes again (16:13)Becoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Becoming Your Best Library Email: support@becomingyourbest.com  Book: Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders Book: Conquer Anxiety: How to Overcome Anxiety and Optimize Your Performance Do What Matters Most - Digital Planner Facebook Group – Conquer Anxiety