Episode 46: Binny Freedman - How to be Grateful

Episode 46: Binny Freedman - How to be Grateful

What does it mean to have gratitude? How can you be happier by being thankful? Binny Freedman, lecturer and inspirational educator shares how he's stayed grateful through dark moments, why purpose is the key to gratitude, and how you can find something to be thankful for every single day.

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TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

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  1. Gratitude is about appreciating that you can make a difference. 
  2. If you're here, then you matter.
  3. Don't worry about the traffic jam you're in. Think about the accident you missed.
  4. Life is fragile. Challenge yourself to remember that gift when life seems normal.
  5. When something happens, ask yourself "Is there something I can learn from this?" Practice this in the small situations so you're prepared to use it in the bigger problems.
  6. Happiness is about purpose, not pleasure.
  7. If your life revolves around yourself, it limits your ability to experience purpose.
  8. Whatever action you decide to do in life, be in that moment.
  9. We have the ability to make people feel like they matter because they do matter.
  10. Go to sleep and ask, "Was the world better off because I was here?" Maybe yes. Maybe not. But there's always tomorrow.
  11. There's someone out there who will be better off from meeting you. It's worth finding them.

 

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Episode 45: Ask Me Anything - Facebook vs. Instagram, Client Growth & Too Many Passions

Episode 45: Ask Me Anything - Facebook vs. Instagram, Client Growth & Too Many Passions

How can money be a guilty free goal? How do you pursue a single passion when you have so many interests? Are you following the most practical goals to your dream job? Cathy answers these questions and more, including how to be a squeaky wheel, whether or not your business needs Facebook, and how to build your clientele beyond just one.

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Episode 44: Carey Bentley - How to Be Productive

Episode 44: Carey Bentley - How to Be Productive

Everyone has 24 hours in the day, but how can we maximize that time to increase productivity? What tools and steps build most efficient, disciplined, and focused mindset? Carey Bentley, co-founder of the productivity program Life Hack Boot Camp shares her best tips on improving time management, making smart decisions, putting practice into action, and finding your life’s mission.

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TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

  1. The number one hack to productivity is to get better at focusing. Be aware of our distraction culture.
  2. Make important decisions in the morning, and minimize the unimportant ones. If you can avoid decision fatigue, you avoid making the bad decisions.
  3. Start a spreadsheet. Figure out where your time needs to go by figuring out where it’s going right now. 
  4. We fear chasing the dream job because our brain tries to protect us from the potential pain. But in order to move forward, we have to deal with that fear.
  5. It’s not about failing or succeeding. It’s about practicing and taking actions every day that are consistent with the person you want to become.
  6. Surround yourself with a coach and a mastermind team who will keep you accountable.
  7. It’s not enough to have knowledge. You need discipline to enact intentional and effortful practice. The quality of practice just as important as quantity.
  8. Set up a routine to test, assess and then learn - that’s how you become an expert.
  9. If you can make something that’s valuable to the economy, something the market needs and wants, you’re talented at it, and you’re passionate about it - then you've found your mission.
  10. People can’t take away your authenticity. You create art just by being.

 

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  1. Coach / mentor / teacher
    • The bar raiser
    • They have elevated expectations
    • The average you is not acceptable to them
    • They don’t let you make excuses
  2. Mastermind community
    • Find a team you respect
    • Search for likeminded people who are in same boat as you
    • They provide little bit of competition & feedback that you actually listen to

 

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Episode 43: How to Overcome Your Fears - Halloween Special

Episode 43: How to Overcome Your Fears - Halloween Special

What are you scared of the most? Failure? Imperfection? Insecurity? Discomfort? How has it kept you from pursuing your dream? In this Halloween special, Cathy shares what mindsets and mantras have helped her manage fear throughout her career, how to overcome your anxiety by recognizing your thoughts, and the one thing that’s scarier than dealing with these paralyzing emotions. 

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TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

  1. Don't resist fear. Show up anyway and build tolerance. 
  2. Fears are just stories we tell ourselves so much that we believe it. But we have control over what we choose to think.
  3. Things are as they are. And you can be with them just as they are.
  4. The more we try to avoid being uncomfortable, the more pain we create for ourselves
  5. Be a hot mess, be your honest self. It helps other people give themselves permission to do what scares them.
  6. What’s scarier than feeling foolish or uncomfortable? Regret for all the things you didn’t do.
  7. You don't get to a place where you lose the fear - you have the fear and still live with it 
  8. If you’re feeling scared of something, that’s a call to action.
  9. Life can be in pencil. The roles we take don't define who we are.
  10. Stop reading the manual. Just go out and do it.
  11. We always think of what there is to lose - but what is there to gain?
  12. Do something that scares you. Put it into practice. 
  13. Don’t evaluate your goal on a success or fail basis. Make it a goal to learn from the process.

 

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  • Questions to ask yourself in moments of fear:
  1. What did I learn from this situation?
  2. How can I grow from it?
  3. What are positive things from the experience?
  4. Where do you want to be 5 years from now?

 

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    Episode 42: Jasmine Star - How Instagram Can Grow Your Business

    Episode 42: Jasmine Star - How Instagram Can Grow Your Business

    With more than 700 million users on Instagram, how do you find your own tribe of followers? How can Instagram help your business? Jasmine Star, photographer, blogger, and Instagram connoisseur had no experience, no education - and not even a camera when she decided to try wedding photography. But within the first 15 months, she had a six-figure business and a massive online community. She shares how to curate shareable content, why the feed algorithm loves live video, and why we should always have a goal to impact other lives - even if it’s just one.

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    TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

    1. You are enough. Don't avoid pursuing something just because you don't know it.
    2. It's better to serve 2 people instead of trying to reach 200 people. When you genuinely care about people you’re serving, your business will grow like wildfire.
    3. Identify the 9 to 12 categories that pertain to your service. Give people a better understanding of what you do and who you are.
    4. You have to be the smartest, or most educated - you just have to care.
    5. Give yourself grace. Do the things that you think you’ll do in retirement NOW.
    6. Jump and the net will appear.
    7. Highlight your business without talking about your business. Don't just say that your product is great. Tell your audience how it will help, empower, and educate them. 
    8. Growth is the strongest indicator that you're on the right path.
    9. Make the decisions, learn from mistakes and learn from successes. Keep running because no matter what, it’ll be okay.

     

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