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Dec 26, 2017

Sometimes I meet someone who seems like she has all of the answers and has created a perfect life for herself. Other times, I encounter people who think this way about me. Inside, though, we all have things that we struggle with. Lisa Lieberman-Wang has a similar story and, as a result, created seven secrets to overcoming self-sabotage. In our conversation, you’ll learn about how her sometimes-difficult life journey led her to become the amazing woman she is today.

Connect With Lisa:

Fine to FAB
7 Secrets to FAB Workshop Online
Lisa Lieberman-Wang
@LLiebermanWang on Twitter
Lisa Lieberman-Wang on LinkedIn
Lisa D. Lieberman-Wang on Facebook
lisaliebermanwang on Instagram

The Mission Log:

  • [05:44] - Lisa starts things off by telling us a bit about herself and explaining what her childhood and home life were like. We learn how these experiences led her to feel like she was never good enough.
  • [08:30] - How did growing up like this affect Lisa’s life going forward?
  • [11:28] - Lisa points out that smart people who have everything going for them are the people who are the hardest on themselves.
  • [15:38] - After 13 years of self-abuse, what happened? What was the point when Lisa decided to take control of her life? In her answer, Lisa shares her experiences with Tony Robbins.
  • [20:24] - Lisa shares advice for someone listening who needs courage to change their lives. She points out that “ego” can stand for “edging God out.”
  • [21:54] - What do you do to get yourself into a state of gratitude?
  • [24:51] - Lisa hadn’t found her mission at the point in her life she was discussing, but decided to continue her journey. She mentions some people she has learned from, and shares how her life journey has progressed since then and how this led to her book.
  • [29:48] - Lisa talks about the seven secrets to overcoming self-sabotage. The first of the seven secrets is acknowledging fear and doubt, and understanding that you’re doing it.
  • [31:33] - Orion takes a moment to discuss her own childhood, which was very painful during the years when she was forming core beliefs. Lisa then addresses how to handle this situation by breaking through toxic meanings and emotions.
  • [34:07] - The fourth of Lisa’s seven secrets is breaking the trance.
  • [35:22] - What does Lisa do to break the trance when she finds herself slipping into an old pattern of behavior?
  • [38:47] - Has Lisa ever had difficulty handling “no”? She explains that she trained herself early on to not take “no” personally.
  • [40:35] - Orion asks how to take what Lisa has been saying from the conceptual to something she can really feel.
  • [44:08] - Does Lisa have any rituals that she does when she needs to feel stronger, more secure, or more confident?
  • [46:42] - Lisa discusses how she gets over feeling overwhelmed by learning to delegate.
  • [47:44] - What are Lisa’s three top tips to living a stellar life? 1. Remember that you’re FAB (fabulous, awesome and beautiful). 2. Strive for imperfection, or take imperfect action often. 3. Practice being in the moment and appreciating what you have.
  • [48:51] - Lisa offers ways for people to find her, as well as a way to get a free consultation with her.

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Dec 19, 2017

The amazing Ephraim Olschewski is here to talk about happiness, money, and success. Ephraim is a master listener, which is an incredibly important and uncommon trait. He’s also a sought-after coach for executives, entrepreneurs, and highly committed people around the world. I’m privileged enough to be good friends with Ephraim, and I can tell you firsthand that he’s absolutely brilliant. If you’re ready to improve your life, financial situation, and relationship with happiness, this is the episode for you!

Connect With Ephraim:

Ephraim S Olschewski on Facebook
@EOlschewski on Twitter
Ephraim Olschewski on LinkedIn

The Mission Log:

  • [04:57] - Ephraim starts off by telling the audience a bit about himself, leading with the important fact that he’s a husband and a father.
  • [05:57] - What sets Ephraim apart from other coaches?
  • [08:17] - Ephraim talks about the importance of listening, which he says is an incredibly important but very lacking skill.
  • [10:39] - What is “the zone” that Ephraim has just mentioned? He answers, then talks about how to get into the zone.
  • [14:16] - We hear about how often Ephraim gets into the zone. He points out that you can easily notice when you’re not in the zone, and explains that transcendental meditation has helped him get into the zone more frequently.
  • [17:25] - Ephraim estimates how much he has invested in his own training, development, and education, and explains how much his coaching services cost.
  • [19:58] - How does Ephraim change his clients’ lives?
  • [22:40] - Ephraim offers advice on how to build a better relationship with the self, and recommends Byron Katie.
  • [25:50] - How has Ephraim’s relationship with himself changed since he was younger, and what kind of relationship does he have with himself now?
  • [29:03] - The trait that Ephraim consistently finds in the most successful people is being in action.
  • [31:44] - Orion and Ephraim talk about the emotion underlying the actions that successful people take. Orion points out the difference between action coming from fear versus abundance.
  • [34:38] - Does Ephraim use a lot of social media in his business?
  • [38:16] - Ephraim discusses how he got his first clients when he started out as a coach. Rather than him looking for them, his clients found him.
  • [41:19] - Orion responds to what Ephraim has been saying about money, saying that she can’t relate to the way he sees money and abundance.
  • [44:00] - Ephraim walks Orion through an exercise surrounding money.
  • [48:10] - Ephraim offers another way to work through your ideas about money, which involves writing down all of your thoughts and feelings about it.
  • [51:43] - Our relationship with happiness, rather than our circumstances, may be what needs to change to allow us to feel happy.
  • [54:27] - Ephraim uses a specific example to illustrate what he means about our relationship with happiness.
  • [56:49] - Instead of “wanting” money, what would Ephraim suggest?
  • [57:45] - What are Ephraim’s three top tips for living a stellar life? 1. Practice transcendental meditation 2. Consistency. 3. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you.
  • [58:54] - Where can people find Ephraim if they want to get in touch with him?

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Dec 12, 2017

Rob Dionne joins me in this episode to inspire you to focus on health, fitness and nutrition. We make good choices when we are motivated and value our bodies. . We dig into what it means to be motivated and how to take care of yourself. We also talk about why it’s so important to be true to yourself and how to align your values with your habits.

Connect With Rob:

Open Sky Fitness: About Rob
Open Sky Fitness - Rob Dionne on Facebook
@OpenSkyFitness on Twitter
Open Sky Fitness coaching
Open Sky Fitness Sky Fit Challenge
Open Sky Fitness Podcast on Facebook

The Mission Log:

  • [03:08] - Rob starts things off by telling listeners a little bit about himself.
  • [05:27] - Rob talks about the documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond and digs into why the footage wasn’t released until recently.
  • [07:22] - Does Rob post openly on social media even when he’s having negative experiences or a bad day? In response, Rob talks about a video he made and discusses the value of being honest about what you’re struggling with.
  • [11:15] - Rob lists some of the things that came up when he invited feedback.
  • [12:52] - What made Rob become a personal trainer? He reveals in his answer that he’s been into working out since he was very young, and talks us through the life path that led him to training his first client.
  • [17:08] - Orion talks about the fulfillment that comes from helping clients, and explains that she has also done both acting and personal training.
  • [18:56] - If you aren’t willing to look inside and dissect what’s happening, you’re not going to be successful, Rob explains.
  • [20:26] - Orion points out that you can see pictures of people shortly before they commit suicide, and they’re smiling and looking like they’re having a great time.
  • [21:08] - Did Jim Carrey lift himself up after the experience Rob has been discussing?
  • [24:24] - Rob explains that there are certain success markers that we use in our lives, and reveals that he was rewarded for working and often felt like he was never good enough.
  • [28:53] - Self-love is the key to breaking that cycle, Rob reveals.
  • [30:42] - Rob uses Orion as an example of how someone can change their lifestyle.
  • [33:24] - Orion used to need to drink a lot of caffeine to get through the day. Now, her diet is clean and organic, but she often finds that she doesn’t have time to cook.
  • [35:31] - If you want to get healthy and see results, you can’t work on it half the time; it has to be a part of your daily life the way brushing your teeth is.
  • [38:44] - Rob offers a tip: when you get back from a walk, sit down and stand up as many times as you can in one minute, and write down the number. Do the same for pushups.
  • [40:13] - Rob sometimes hosts challenges for people in his community to leave reviews.
  • [41:26] - How do you ignite that inner fire and create desire on a deep level, nurturing inspiration that comes from within?
  • [46:12] - Orion points out that clients need to be ready, willing, and able, and need to bring their own motivation.
  • [47:02] - Orion offers a technique to help people before they hit rock bottom.
  • [49:45] - Rob shares his thoughts on Orion’s technique, and points out that you can’t help people in your life unless you’re willing to help yourself first.
  • [53:45] - What are Rob’s top tips for a busy person for food prepping, scheduling, and exercise routine?
  • [55:44] - Following a specific diet is usually a great recipe for eventual failure, because you feel restricted.
  • [59:24] - What are Rob’s three top tips to living a stellar life? 1. Be true to yourself and listen to yourself. 2. If you want to succeed at anything, you need to create a map. 3. Create a community around all the things you do, and find people who want what you want.
  • [60:43] - Where can people go to find out more about Rob or in get in touch with him?

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Dec 5, 2017

Sean Cannell is a YouTube expert who teaches influencers how to be successful using video and social media. There’s one YouTube metric that’s even more important than views or subscribers. Sean will explain why “minutes matter most.” In other words, the view time on your videos is the most important metric. In this conversation, he’ll take a deep dive into the ins and outs of being successful on YouTube. His expert tips will help whether you’re a beginner or have already started growing your presence on the platform.

Connect With Sean:

Sean Cannell
@SeanCannell on Twitter
Think Media on YouTube
Video Influencers on YouTube

The Mission Log:

  • [02:26] - Orion starts the show off with a fun fact: both she and Sean like The Flash.
  • [03:28] - Sean talks a bit about himself and his life, explaining how he met his wife and some health challenges she went through. He then discusses how he got into video around a decade ago.
  • [08:02] - Orion’s tough times have been her greatest gift, she explains. Sean agrees and ties this into his experiences.
  • [11:08] - We hear how Sean has changed in the past decade or so. He explains the ways in which he has become a better human being, particularly through gratitude and compassion.
  • [15:01] - We hear a story of an encounter that Orion had during a recent trip to India, illustrating how much abundance most of us have in our lives.
  • [18:24] - Who have Sean’s teachers been in his life journey and transformation?
  • [21:41] - Sean talks about the impact that changing your environment can have on your success.
  • [23:23] - Let’s talk YouTube! Orion talks about her experiences in trying to get started on YouTube.
  • [24:10] - The best time to start on YouTube was in 2005, when the site started. But that’s irrelevant now, Sean points out, and the second-best time to get started is today. He offers some advice on how to do this.
  • [27:08] - Sean talks about what not to do, which is looking at someone else’s channel on YouTube, liking it, and deciding to do what they’re doing because you like it.
  • [30:15] - “Your vibe attracts your tribe,” Sean memorably says as he explains why it’s so important to be yourself and be unique on YouTube.
  • [31:22] - How important is a YouTube channel’s name? How do you plan and strategize when you’re at the very beginning of planning and creating your channel?
  • [34:52] - Sean recommends having what he calls a “napkin content strategy.” He explains what this is, and how simple and straightforward it can be.
  • [36:53] - The two things you should define for your YouTube channel are who your audience is and what kind of value you’re going to deliver.
  • [40:58] - Sean talks about what to do once you’ve identified your audience and value proposition: put out consistent, strategic, valuable content.
  • [41:26] - Sean’s team is still relatively small. He also talks about the growth process of his YouTube channel, which started in 2010 but took off in late 2015.
  • [43:51] - What are some of the most important tips regarding ranking for beginners? In his answer, Sean goes into depth on how to title your video.
  • [45:26] - Another mistake that a lot of people make is shooting their video first, and then trying to optimize it later.
  • [50:22] - Sean offers another tip regarding being specific. For example, you’ll probably never rank for “low carb,” but have a great shot for “low carb meal prep for weight loss.”
  • [51:41] - One of the big mistakes that Sean sees people making is thinking that views or subscribers are the most important metrics. Instead, he explains, minutes matter most.
  • [55:52] - The point, Sean explains, is that if you want to grow your channel authority, you need to put out consistent content and then hustle to get people to watch your videos.
  • [56:51] - Where can listeners find Sean?

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