Having a strong desire for personal development has kept Aaron in a weekly mastermind group for more than a decade with Dave Ramsey, Dan Miller, Ken Abraham and seven other notable Nashvillians. Aaron has enjoyed a 36-year marriage with his beautiful wife, Robin. Today Aaron spends the majority of his time HELPING MEN GROW IN SUCCESS AND SIGNIFICANCE as President and Founder of VIEW FROM THE TOP, A PREMIER life and business coaching RESOURCE. We dive into topics like, how Aaron started his first business when he was 18 years old, selling his business to a fortune 500 company at 27, how Aaron's world changed after running over a pedestrian, what led Aaron down the road to helping ordinary men become extraordinary, the one question Aaron asked himself that got him thinking about leaving a legacy, how Aaron changed his perspective to being content in his present situation, but not complacent, happiness is a choice not a trait, how motivation doesn't work, and a well thought out plan does, and so much more.
Zach Bush, MD is one of the few triple board certified physicians in the country, with specialties of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Hospice and Palliative care. President of the Student body at the University of Colorado, then Chief Resident at the University of Virginia, his achievements include award-winning cell biology, clinical care, and medical education. We dive into topics like how we have been on an unsustainable journey to date, Dr. Bush's transition from academia and medicine to The Revolution Health Center, the harmful nature of the "medical toolbox", the shocking truth of the medical industry, Dr. Bush's journey through different disciplines of medicine Vitamin A as an effective cancer therapy, coming to the point where you ask "What do I know for sure?", the astonishing truth of the current state of food, an insight into "an autistic generation", a brief evolution of agriculture and soil, when a plant becomes nutrient deplete it becomes disease vulnerable and how we responded with more chemicals, and so much more.
Jason Treu is a top business and executive coach and sales leadership trainer. He’s a leading expert on leadership, culture, influence, and relationship building. He helps his clients get unstuck and find their purpose, put the passion back in their lives, create additional wealth, and build key skill sets to take their business and career to the highest levels. He's worked with well-known CEOs such as Steve Jobs, Mark Hurd at Hewlett Packard, and many others. He's helped his clients meet influencers such as Tim Cook, Bill Gates, Richard Branson and many others. Jason’s bestselling book, Social Wealth - the how-to-guide on building personal and professional relationships, has sold more than 36,000 copies and has been #1 in four business and self-help categories. We dive into topics like how he followed his next passion in technology, building a business around coaching and content, the winding road of entrepreneurial adventures and making tough decisions, overcoming the voices in our head, what really is social capital and social wealth, being interested instead of interesting, focusing on the spirit of service and lead with giving, nonverbal communication and micro-expressions, and so much more.
Ryland Engelhart is a Co-Owner and the CIO Chief Inspiration Officer of Cafe Gratitude. He is dedicated to culturing love, community and sustainability in the work place. He also has founded a non-profit called Kiss The Ground that’s mission is to inspire educate and rebuild our soils to restore human and planetary health. He was co-creator of an award winning transformational Documentary Film, called “May I Be Frank”. As an activist, inspirational speaker, and life coach he leads workshops on sacred commerce, relationships and communication. We dive into topics like the unique environment, mission and greater purpose behind Cafe Gratitude, Ryland's role as Chief Inspiration Officer at Cafe Gratitude, How the question of the day creates the unique environment at the Cafe, cultivating mindfulness and being virtuous in the work culture, communicating through acknowledgement and appreciation, how soil is the greatest store house for carbon, how carbon farming and regenerative agriculture works, and so much MORE.
Corey Allan (if you want to be formal it’s Dr. Corey Allan, but he's usually pretty casual) Corey is a husband, father, author, speaker, as well as a Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Ph.D. in Family Therapy. He has a private practice in McKinney, TX and is the founder of simplemarriage.net, an online resource aimed at helping marriages not just survive, but thrive as well as Sexy Marriage Radio - a weekly show aimed at heating up the marriage bed. Love is a process, not just a feeling. It produces action. Added to this, life is a choice (so is marriage). Therefore Corey works to help people grow deeper Spiritually, keep it simple, be passionate, live in community with others (and) enjoy the ride. To sum up: Marriage is more about becoming a better human than it is about the two people being happy. So when you keep things simple, you are in a better position to experience more in marriage and in life.
My guest today was named by Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith of Agape Spiritual Center as "One of the true emerging leaders of our time." I've been tuning in to Peston over the years and he speaks from such an authentic, inspired place, and his message is heart felt and infectious. Preston Smiles is a motivational messenger who’s mission is to empower, inspire and ignite a multi-generational movement of radical growth through conscious, creative content, acts of love and living boldly. He believes we’re here to leave the planet better than we found it, and is committed to motivating others to join him on that mission, and live their best life now. Preston is the author of Love Louder - 33 Ways to Amplify Your Life, and a prolific YouTuber, Speaker, Writer, and Inspirationalist here to inspire, empower and educate billions of people all over the world to the one truth… That LOVE is all there is. We dive into topics like some of the early situations that shaped Preston, the first time Preston "dodged death" through divine guidance, how your environment and expectations shape who we become, the power of what Preston calls, God Voice or First Thought, listening to your intuition, your true freedom is that you cannot fail, how to enjoy the journey, fulfilling your "goal" before it even comes, not making your happiness contingent on something outside of the self, and so much MORE...
My guest today, Damon Moschetto, is one of the top fitness coaches in the industry known for his ability to transform and inspire beginners, executives, and athletes. He is a best selling author and coach. In his years of working with clients to achieve their goals, he finds that they have to tackle their mindset as much or more then just their physical health to see results. We dive into topics like, how Damon got started in personal training and how that has evolved, Damon's Next Level calling and how he made the leap, the interplay of habits, mindset and beliefs that were holding his clients back Some common habit and mindset shifts that were common in weight loss, your attitude is an important aspect in getting results, the power of getting honest, how Damon got over his belief of not knowing enough to get started, and so much MORE
Kelly Brogan, M.D. is a Manhattan-based holistic women’s health psychiatrist, author of the book, A Mind of Your Own and co-editor of the landmark textbook, Integrative Therapies for Depression. She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from MIT in Systems Neuroscience. She is board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative holistic medicine, and is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms. We dive into topics like Kelly's first wake up call while writing prescriptions, what happened when she was faced with an illness and realizing she didn't want to take medication for the rest of her life, how we only learn through lived experience, some astounding facts about the psychopharmacology industry, the abundance of available data and the many versions of the truth to choose from, the need for reinvention in medicine and science, the courtship that happens in the pharmaceutical companies, the story we are told about depression, the myth that depression needs to be "fixed" as a chemical imbalance, and so much MORE...
Jolie Dawn is the Best-Selling Author of Empowered, Sexy and Free and the owner of Jolie Dawn Creative- which helps Millennial women start businesses from scratch. Jolie created San Diego’s largest women’s empowerment gathering, Inner Goddess Unleashed Summit, and was named by Pacific Magazine as one of San Diego’s top 30 under 30 entrepreneurs. We dive into topics like the one question that Jolie asked herself that began her transition from real-estate to talking about living an awakened life, overcoming fears around self worth and stepping up to hosting live events, how Jolie's Fathers suicide caused a deep pain that led her down a spiritual path and healing journey, the reframe of Jolie's upbringing with Christianity though the book "Conversations With God", how Jolie would have consoled herself during her father's passing, being there for someone when they are in a lot of pain and so much MORE...
Today, it is my honor to bring to you one of my inspirations for beginning this show. John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of EOFire, an award winning Podcast where he interviews today's most successful Entrepreneurs 7-days a week. JLD has interviewed over 1200 Entrepreneurs and EOFire generates over 1 million monthly listens. John's latest project is The Freedom Journal; a gorgeous leather bound journal that guides you in accomplishing your #1 goal in 100 days. Launched on Kickstarter, it raised 453k in 33 days and became the #6 most funded publishing project of all time. We dives into topics like balancing success and continuing to stay fresh and innovate, the power of engaging with your audience, why John loves Snapchat, how engagement is the number one way John delivers the products his customer wants and needs, accomplishing your #1 goal in 100 days with The Freedom Journal and so much more.
Scott Colby a fitness coach and motivational speaker, and the founder of Epic Life Breakthroughs as a guide to helping you achieve your own personal breakthrough and live an epic life through coaching and adventures. Scott runs a fitness transformation program called Fit for Photos and is also the host of The Power to Change podcast. His podcast showcases people’s stories who have overcome obstacles and transformed their lives. We dives into topics like adventure trips and how they can help in overcoming fears and making big breakthroughs, the Power to Change Podcast where Scott highlights individuals who have made big changes, what happens when someone hits the low point, the power of adventure and physical activity in changing mindset, overcoming fear of the unknown and how that translates into every day life, getting out of your comfort zone, overcoming fear, and so much more.
Charles Eisenstein is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of human culture and identity. He is the author of several books, most recently Sacred Economics and The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible. We dive into topics like what is our true fundamental motivation, Forging your path in a new world, the sometimes harsh reality of leaving the old story behind, trusting the process of life, how sometimes regret can be an important part of the grieving process, the Newtonian world view and how that is potentially outdated, how no action is insignificant, and so much more!
JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, and Amazon best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life, and author of Knack Absolute Abs: Routines for a Fit and Firm Core. She was also named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine. She is the Host of the iTunes Podcast Show Fit 2 Love: Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Fitness for the Happy Life You Deserve which is a six day a week video and audio show. JJ vividly reminds us that the word ‘fitness’ is not just about the state of one’s physical body, but also the factors which determine a person’s overall well being. We dives into topics like why and how JJ got in to training people in fitness first, JJ's journey to integrating emotional and spiritual fitness and why this is so important for long term success, The misconception that it's a man's job to make his woman happy, the myth of "happy wife, happy life", what to do and how to process emotions, the stages of evolution for men, and so much MORE.
Jason Wrobel, America’s Healthiest Chef who dishes up a sublime fusion of food and humor to help you live to 100. He focuses on whole foods and big flavors as the author of Eaternity: More Than 150 Deliciously Easy Vegan Recipes for a Long, Healthy, Satisfied, Joyful Life. Jason turns up the heat on powerful everyday superfood ingredients proven to increase your longevity and serves them up as culinary masterpieces. With an emphasis on radical simplicity and artful presentation, he imbues his ecstatic food creations with the energy of fresh and organic produce. The healing properties and outrageous tastes of his dishes have rendered his recipes hands-down favorites among celebrity clients, and regular folk alike. J-Wro fans Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Piven, Robin Wright, Sigourney Weaver, John C. Reilly, Flea, Steve Buscemi, Isabelle Adjani and Russell Simmons, consistently rave about his delicious and innovative culinary creations. Today we dive into topics like Jason seeing his grandfather struggle with a second bout of cancer turned the lens inward for him, The path of experimentation and testing what foods work for us, How Jason blends all his talents into his brand to stay unique, eating for happiness and good mood, eating for better sex, eating for great skin, eating for brain power and more!
James Swanwick is an Australian-American investor, entrepreneur, speaker, former SportsCenter anchor on ESPN and host of The James Swanwick Show podcast. He is the creator of the 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge, which helps people reduce or quit alcohol; and creator of the blue-blocking glasses - Swannies by Swanwick Sleep, which help improve your sleep and health by filtering out harmful artificial light from digital devices and much more. James has interviewed celebrities including Brad Pitt, Angelia Jolie, George Clooney and Arnold Schwarzenegger. James has also appeared on some popular podcasts such as Bulletproof Radio with Dave Asprey, EOFire with John Lee Dumas and more. Today we dive into topics like how having to pick up the phone and meet deadlines as a journalist has carried over to his entrepreneurial adventures, if you are working a traditional job, you may have a salary ceiling being defined by someone else, the birth of the 30 day no alcohol challenge, how James learned to read a book a day and so much more.
Roger Whitney is the Retirement Answer Man and he believes you can create a great life that balances living well today AND living well tomorrow by having the right little conversations about money. Over the last 24 years he has worded directly with clients on his journey and shares the wisdom he's learned on his weekly podcast, The Retirement Answer man and on his blog. Putting money in the right places can be a tricky conversation, AND when done strategically can be one of the best things for dramatically reducing stress and creating a sense of security. Roger is a great resource for this topic. Roger dives into topics like finding balance in life instead of making it all just about investing and saving, the more intentional we can be in how we manage our money, and our financial life, the cooler life we can create for ourselves, being intentional about the little decisions we have to make about money, money is a horrible master, but a great servant, and MORE.
Brandon T. Adams is an Inventor, Entrepreneur, Author, and Podcast Host of University of Young Entrepreneurs. Having Invented Arctic Stick, and buying a tri-state Ice distributorship at just 22 years old, he recognized the main obstacles of getting started--lack of Funds and Resources. Brandon launched the University of Young Entrepreneurs to help support other entrepreneurs and assist them with getting their ideas Funded. Brandon has been named the King of Crowdfunding. His company Keys to the Crowd helps others have Huge success with crowdfunding. Regularly, Brandon appears on TV across the country promoting crowdfunding campaigns to the masses! In today's show we'll dig into Brandon's FUND formula for crowdfunding success, how he raised $26,421 in 33 days on his first crowdfunding campaign, how getting obsessed with what you are going to be the best in, raising $453,000 for The Freedom Journal campaign with John Lee Dumas of EOFire.com, his love for helping others succeed and the power of the crowd, how not to get caught up in the glory of crowdfunding, and so much MORE.
In 1998, Dr. Brian founded Center of the Universe Network Care in Seattle, WA, which soon became a thriving practice. In 2004, he was asked to serve on the international staff of the Transformational Gate programs by it’s founder Dr. Donny Epstein, developer of Network Spinal Analysis (NSA). Dr. Brian is on the teaching staff for Wise World Seminars training Chiropractors and Chiropractic students since 2008. He is now the lead instructor in the Southeast. He is the only staff member of Wise World Seminars to become a faculty member of a chiropractic college teaching NSA at Sherman Chiropractic College. Dr. Brian has also worked with many high profile clients to include Tony Robbins, providing care for Tony at his live events all over the globe: Unleash the Power Within; Business Mastery and Date with Destiny. An engaging speaker, teacher, and writer, Dr. Brian’s energetic, entertaining, and informative message inspires his audience to personal action and ultimately transformative growth. In today's show we'll dive into Dr. Brian's first experience of Network Chiropractic, the fight flight or freeze response, the response of our nervous system to fear, emotion is just energy in motion, stress in the modern world, reorganizational healing and so much more.
Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of over one thousand of the world's most successful young entrepreneurs. He is the author of the bestselling book, Never Get a “Real” Job, and has been widely recognized as the world’s most syndicated columnist on the subject of entrepreneurship with columns that regularly appear on TIME, CNBC, The Atlantic, Mashable, Entrepreneur, and The Next Web. He is also a commentator on MSNBC, Fox Business and CNN, the host of Inc. Magazine's Founders Forum and the Executive Producer of Forbes. Scott has been a keynote speaker at dozens of colleges and conferences, as well as the White House, and has rung the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell. In today's episode, Scott dives into topics like his ah ha moment that came and launched his "global movement to solve youth unemployment", the birth of the Young Entrepreneurs council, starting with a point of passion and interest, the developmental challenges of entrepreneurship, the mistake of getting caught in analysis paralysis, and so much MORE.
Scott has authored and coauthored eight books including The 7 Mindsets to Live Your Ultimate Life. He has been featured in a variety of media including CNN, ABC and NBC News, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Noted as one of the world’s leading experts on personal empowerment, Scott Shickler is a sought-after speaker, thought leader and bestselling author. Called a “serial entrepreneur” by the Wall Street Journal, Scott’s companies have collectively grossed more than $100 million with businesses ranging from software to education to retail. The 7 Mindsets consisted of 10 people full time for 3 years and more than 3 million dollars to conduct 400+ interviews and going through all the biggest studies like Napoleon hills original research and Dr Martin Seligman’s $50 million global happiness research study, which were folded into the research for The 7 Mindsets. The 7 Mindsets is taught in 150 schools, primarily in the US, where teachers are teaching the 7 mindsets to students. Over 50,000 kids a week and growing are learning The 7 Mindsets through The 7 Mindsets Academy. In this show we'll dig into the mindset behind the mindsets.
Josh looks to improve the world through expert online programs. He does this by helping experts who wouldn’t have access or were scared by technology hurdles. He founded and is the president of the advertising agency LF Media Inc., which collectively serves over 50 billion online ad impressions each month. Josh is always looking for the next adventure, sits on many advisory boards, co-founded Stand Out Authority, and likes to be a prosperity activator for fellow entrepreneurs and executives. Josh has been featured in some of the biggest media outlets like Fox Business, CNN, Inc. Magazine, USA Today, The Verge, ABC, CNN, NBC and many more. On the show we’ll dive into failure breeds success, a purpose driven business, how you can scale yourself with your company without scaling yourself our of your company, knowing where you are going and not just living for the day and so much more.
At 17 years old, Stephen Cabral was diagnosed with a life-altering illness and given no hope for recovery. Everyday, he suffered endlessly for many years. It was only after Stephen discovered how to combine ancient Ayurvedic healing practices with state-of-the-art Naturopathic & Functional Medicine did he understand how to fully rebalance the body and re-energize it with life. Today he digs into unchecked stress, the fight or flight stress response, and it’s affect on hormones, how to take the “foot off the gas” to rebuild your adrenals, getting fit and fundamental nutrition as an essential starting point, how there is always an underlying root cause of something going on in your body, and MORE.
Judy Robinett is a power connector and the author of How to Be a Power Connector - The 5+50+100 Rule for Turning Your Business Networks into Profits. Judy is a business thought leader profiled in Forbes, Huffington Post, and Bloomberg as a “super connector” who uses their 30 years entrepreneurial experience and connections to accelerate growth and enhance profitability of public and private businesses. Today we dive into how to overcome being shy, establishing your self worth, how to ask the 2 golden questions when you meet someone, focusing on your emotional IQ, and more.
Lissa Rankin, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Mind Over Medicine, The Fear Cure, and The Anatomy of a Calling is a physician, speaker, founder of the Whole Health Medicine Institute, and mystic. Passionate about what makes people optimally healthy and what predisposes them to illness, she is on a mission to merge science and spirituality in a way that not only facilitates the health of the individual, but also uplifts the health of the collective. Bridging between seemingly disparate worlds, Lissa is a connector, collaborator, curator, and amplifier, broadcasting not only her unique visionary ideas, but also those of cutting edge visionaries she discerns and trusts, especially in the field of her latest research into "Sacred Medicine." Today we'll dig into bringing openness to our model of healing, how you can quit your job but you can’t quit your calling, following one breadcrumb at a time, trusting your intuition, having and developing compassion and so much more.
Today my dear friend Brian Johnson is dishing up his wealth of knowledge in the health and consciousness arena. Brian is the Co-Founder of Think Great Lose Weight. He is a Lifestyle Guru Holistic Expert and a Nutrition Coach. He works with individuals, one on one and masterminds. He is also known as “The Coaches Coach”. On several occasions, Brian has trimmed up by 60 pounds and on today's episode we dig into his story, wellness philosophy, and much more!