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Apr 30, 2018

“No man is free who cannot command himself.” ~ Epictetus

“Through discipline comes freedom.”
~ Aristotle

Today's Mind-Bullet Monday is a little risqué -- and risky: You may know someone who is a comfort whore... perhaps, intimately! (Google at your own risk!)

Building on previous episodes that center around the concepts of controls and constraints, MG revisits the idea that we are selling out our long-term goals for instant gratification.

There's nothing wrong with comfort; we all seek it, crave it and deserve it. But we need to do the hard stuff too.

How can you tell if you've become one yourself? MG suggests your results will speak for themselves. Is your health where you'd like it? How about your weight? Your work success? Are your goals being met?

Oscillation is key -- adding controls and constraints to our lives, mixed in with the comfort we seek, creates a healthy balance.

Remember, Habit works both ways: The stronger the comfort habit becomes, the more you threaten your true goals.

Nip it in the bud! Add controls and constraints. Do the hard stuff!

Tune in and get a "check up from the neck up" with MG.

Enjoy!

**NEW** Ask MG YOUR toughest question WITHIN A REVIEW ON iTunes . . . Chances are very good that it'll be answered on a forthcoming episode!

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The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

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>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

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Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

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The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox™

 

Apr 27, 2018

Today's FAF (Frequently Asked Friday): "What's the best way to schedule your calendar?"

While this is a very personal process, MG shares a few tips and philosophies, which, of course, incorporate the magic of habit to boost efficiency.

Many businesses and entrepreneurs use the concept of Theme Days (e.g. marketing on Wednesdays) or creating "chunks" of time to dedicate towards a project.

However you dedicate your time, the key ideas are RHYTHM and PATTERN -- the overlay of rhythm and pattern work to reinforce habit.

The more rhythm and pattern in your calendar, the more efficient and effective you will be. Hmmm, sounds like Habit Alignment!

 How do YOU prioritize your schedule toward building a recurring behavior mechanism that sets you up for success? Tune in to the episode and start learning how to create rhythm and pattern in your calendar!

Enjoy the episode! Feel free to share and leave a review on iTunes!

BOOKS/Resources:

The Habit Factor (Audible!)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

Enjoy and share! Thank you!

>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

>> Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

Check it out and be sure to subscribe!

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The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox?

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Apr 25, 2018

"How you start your day is arguably the single-most important determining factor in how you live your day... and how you live your day is how you live your life!"
~Hal Elrod

Hal Elrod is on a mission to elevate the consciousness of humanity, one morning at a time.

Hal is the author of The Miracle Morning -- which has been translated into 27 languages, has over 2,000 five-star Amazon reviews and is practiced daily by over 500,000 people in 70+ countries. In simplest terms, the Miracle Morning is a transformative 6-step morning routine based on the best habits Hal could find in books, in others and himself.

But Hal’s story is not a simple and straightforward success tale.

Hal grew up in a small mountain town near Yosemite, where he got his first taste of entrepreneurialism as a 15-year-old mobile DJ. He discovered his sales and people skills at 19 working for Cutco Cutlery. But a promising career – and his life – nearly ended forever after 20-year-old Hal was hit head-on by a drunk driver at 70 miles per hour. He was clinically dead for 6 minutes, broke 11 bones, and eventually woke from a coma to be told by doctors that he would never walk again.

Not only did Hal walk, he went on to run a 52 mile ultra-marathon and become a hall of fame business achiever, all before the age of 30.

Then, in November of 2016, Hal nearly died again—his kidneys, lungs, and heart on the verge of failing, which led to his being diagnosed with a very rare, very aggressive form of cancer (acute lymphoblastic leukemia).

After enduring the most difficult year of his life, Hal is now cancer-free and furthering his mission as the Executive Producer of The Miracle Morning Movie, a documentary that takes you around the world and shows you the life-changing impact that Miracle Mornings are having, globally.

Tune in to MG’s fascinating discussion with a truly inspirational author and speaker.

In typical "Habits 2 Goals" style, the interview covers everything from dealing with difficult days to defining success. We explore what habits are essential to the guest's success, advice the guest would give his/her 20-something self, favorite books, quotes and more.

Enjoy the show!

Hal Elrod's Website: http://halelrod.com/

Hal's Live Event, Best Year Ever [Blueprint]: http://halelrod.com/live-events/

Hal's Favorite Apps:

7 Minute Workout

5 Minute Journal

Hal's Favorite books:
 
The Miracle Morning

Own the Day, Own Your Life

 

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Apr 23, 2018

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” Viktor E. Frankl

Today's Mind-Bullet Monday centers around the concept of — when faced with a heated, fearful or difficult situation — the human "fight or flight" response is triggered.

But MG suggests we take a harder look at the "OR" in "fight or flight." Is it really a case of either/or?

MG recounts some recent experiences:

1. Two grown adults in a disagreement. One points a finger at the other, who says, "Don't you point at me!" Then the pointee later does some finger pointing of his own. Fight?

2. A golf course misunderstanding leads to heated exchange of words, the destruction of an innocent ball wash -- and the dramatic marching exit of the offended party. Flight?

Fight or Flight? How about a third option? How about instead of fighting or fleeing we pull our "stuff" together and move on?

Look, we all lose our cool from time to time. But MG proposes we get off the dichotomous thinking train and understand something critical: THERE IS ALMOST ALWAYS A THIRD OPTION. Sometimes even a fourth, fifth, and more.

Here's your reminder and challenge to stay mentally tough and find a way to NOT further heighten heated emotions.

Enjoy!

**NEW** Ask MG YOUR toughest question WITHIN A REVIEW ON iTunes . . . Chances are very good that it'll be answered on a forthcoming episode!

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The New HabitXP Planner!

Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here: As a Man Thinketh

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The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

Enjoy and share! Thank you!

>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

>> Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

Subscribe here!

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The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox™

 

Apr 20, 2018

Today's FAF (Frequently Asked Friday): "How can I feel less overwhelmed?"

In this crazy world of stimulus, demand, distraction and stress, too many of us are living a diminished quality of life by simple being overwhelmed.

MG addresses this question from a few different angles, but the main bullet point is this: If at any point we feel overwhelmed, it simply means we don't know what our Number One Priority is.

Think of a Days of Our Lives-style timer with sands flowing through an hourglass: No matter how much sand there is, only one grain can flow through at a time.

So how can you learn to diminish your overwhelm and free your mind along with your time?

1. Prioritize: Your first step is to make a list and identify your top priority -- multitasking only leads to more overwhelm.

2. Lose Your Habit Shackles: Next, understand that HABIT is at play. If you are feeling overwhelmed, know that you are bound by your habits. Your habits should be serving you!

Here's a great quote (look for it as a future Mind Bullet Monday): "Habit: A shackle for the free."

Just one example: Are you feeling overwhelmed but find yourself glued to your phone, Facebooking, gaming, Tweeting, checking headlines...? Put your phone on vibrate and free up time for your priorities!

3. Do Less: We are so programmed to create and take on more and more. But try taking on less -- even less thinking.

So what can you be doing less of? What can you eliminate? There's only so much energy.

4. Meditation: Remember, muddied waters left to stand grow clear. Concentrate your energy.

Tune in to the episode for tips and pointers on using these four steps to feel more calm and in control of your life, instead of feeling perpetually overwhelmed.

Enjoy the episode! Feel free to share and leave a review on iTunes!

Overcoming Overwhelm - interview w/ C. Fisher

OTHER BOOKS/Resources:

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

Enjoy and share! Thank you!

>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

>> Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

Check it out and be sure to subscribe!

>><<

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The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox?
Check out this episode of Habits 2 Goals! Be sure to review on iTunes, Stitcher or GooglePlay! Thank you!

Apr 18, 2018

"Who can't become more than they are today?"
~David Katz

David Katz grew up on a small island off Vancouver, British Columbia, where he became acutely aware of just what was washing up on the beach.

A lifelong entrepreneur – beginning as a 12-year-old landscaper for hire – Katz always saw opportunities where others saw problems. He joined his entrepreneurial and spiritual callings to create The Plastic Bank, whose ambitious goal is to make plastic waste a currency that transcends poverty while stopping the flow of plastic into our oceans.

How did such a paradigm-shifting idea take hold? As Katz put it, "We were living in the future of a possibility that didn’t exist – we had to invite people into that possibility."

In true entrepreneurial fashion, Katz encountered one obstacle after another. So just what made him think he could tackle a challenge as big as saving the planet? Katz believes we are all a culmination of all the decisions we’ve ever made and experiences we’ve ever had. How his successes and failures brought him to where he is today is a fascinating and inspiring story from a true visionary.

As Katz puts it, “Do those things you want to do and your success is almost assured.”

In typical "Habits 2 Goals" style, the interview covers everything from dealing with difficult days to defining success. We explore what habits are essential to the guest's success, advice the guest would give his/her 20-something self, favorite books, quotes and more.

Enjoy the show!

David’s Website: https://www.plasticbank.org/

David's favorite app: Audible.com -- Don't forget you can get a free trial for 30Days!

A few of David's favorite books:

The Untethered Soul

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The Power of Now

 

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The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Habit Factor's Facebook (Private) Accountability Group

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Apr 16, 2018

"The starting point of all achievement is desire!" ~Napoleon Hill

In this episode MG suggests that there is a very simple way to know if you REALLY WANT IT (your goal) BADLY ENOUGH.

It's an extremely simple litmus test.

A similar message was covered in a prior episode, "What do you really want?"

When you want something badly enough you'll always find a way. In fact, one of MG's favorite sayings is "Where there is a will, there is a way!"

Therefore, desire and determination take precedent over the "how". The "how" comes when one is determined/totally committed to achieving their goal!

So, how will you know if you really want to achieve your goal as badly as you think? The simple answer is right here!

Enjoy!

**NEW** Ask MG YOUR toughest question WITHIN A REVIEW ON iTunes... Chances are very good that it'll be answered on a forthcoming episode!

Feel free to share and leave a review on iTunes! 

The New HabitXP Planner!

Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here: As a Man Thinketh

Enjoy the episode! Feel free to share and leave a review on iTunes! 

The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

Enjoy and share! Thank you!

>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

>> Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

Subscribe here!

>><<

Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our stuff w/ your friends and help us by writing a review ; )

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(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox™

 

Apr 13, 2018

Chances are good that you are exactly where you are because that is where you want to be..."

Quick question: "What do you think is your biggest limiter as you strive to be more successful?"

If "all learning is remembering" (Plato) than the listener is guided back to a prior episode, "Learning Mastery".

While cleaning his garage, MG ran across one of his favorite old books and is struck by a particular passage within the personal development classic, The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David J. Schwartz)

Here's the passage:

"Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches or pounds or college degrees, or family background; they are measured by the size of their thinking. How big we think determines the size of our accomplishments."  ~David J. Schwartz

So, how BIG are you thinking these days?

The size of your thinking (and related belief) must be the over-arching limiter. Consider how difficult it is for your achievements to outgrow your thinking! Your vision and what you believe you are capable of must be the foundation upon which your achievements grow.

Enjoy the episode!

 

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The New HabitXP Planner!

OTHER BOOKS/Resources:

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

Enjoy and share! Thank you!

>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

>> Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

check it out and be sure to subscribe!

>><<

Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our stuff w/ your friends and help us by writing a review ; )

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The Habit Factor (Audible!)

(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox?
Check out this episode of Habits 2 Goals! Be sure to review on iTunes, Stitcher or GooglePlay! Thank you!

Apr 11, 2018

"These are two industries (gaming & advertising), let's face it, that are dependent upon changing your behavior; they have to specialize in mind-control..."
~Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal seems to be wired for creativity and, as he describes it, lives at the intersection of psychology and technology.

Nir has a storied and successful background in technology startups (as a founding entrepreneur) and has emerged from both the gaming and advertising space with a keen interest in the various ideas (and ingredients) that help to make products/apps successful— to make them stick and become habit forming.

As Nir put it, "Let's face it, these are two industries (advertising and gaming) that are dependent upon changing our behaviors."

By having a "front-row seat" within each of these industries, Nir continued to search and understand just what components helped to formulate habit-forming products and services. So, when he couldn't find that answer/book, he decided it was time to write it. Hence, his bestseller, Hooked, was born. (Its subtitle: "How to Build Habit-Forming Products.)

In typical "Habits 2 Goals" style, the interview covers everything from dealing with difficult days to defining success. We explore what habits are essential to the guest's success, advice the guest would give his/her 20-something self, favorite books, quotes and more.

The interview even covers many of the great ideas and inspirations behind Nir's latest effort, titled "Indistractable."

Enjoy the show!

Nir's fantastic book: Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

NOW LIVE (April 10-12th in San Francisco)
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Nir's Website: https://www.nirandfar.com

A couple of Nir's Favorite Books:

The Power of Habit

Addiction by Design

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The Habit Factor®

The HabitXP Planner (NEW)

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The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Habit Factor's Facebook (Private) Accountability Group

 

Apr 9, 2018

"A man's mind may be likened to a garden which may be intelligently cultivated..."

The beginning of personal transformation begins with "right" thinking.

For this Mind-Bullet Monday, MG revisits James Allen's classic, "As a Man Thinketh" and specifically points to the phrase, "nothing can come from corn but corn".

"Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results; bad thoughts and actions can never produce good results. This is but saying that nothing can come from corn but corn, nothing from nettles but nettles.

Men understand this law in the natural world, and work with it; but few understand it in the mental and moral world (though its operation there is just as simple and undeviating), and they, therefore, do not co-operate with it."

How often do we pay lip service to the idea of "positive thinking" without understanding the idea is rooted upon this very concept. How much bad can come from thinking good and positive thoughts?

Earl Nightingale used to liken our minds to a massive earth mover and suggest that too many people are simply letting go of the steering wheel!

As you go through your day be vigilant and guide your thoughts. Constantly practice the art of "right thinking" and always be looking for opportunities to refine your thinking in order to plant better quality seeds.

If it works in the "natural world" surely as Allen points out, it will work in the invisible/mental world.

"Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results... Nothing can come from corn but corn. Nothing from nettles but nettles."

Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here: As a Man Thinketh

Enjoy the episode! Feel free to share and leave a review on iTunes! 

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

Enjoy and share! Thank you!

>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

>> Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

Subscribe here!

>><<

Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our stuff w/ your friends and help us by writing a review ; )

  ----------

More Resources

(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox™

 

Apr 6, 2018

 

Today's FAF (Frequently Asked Friday) "What's the best way to form (or build) a good habit?"

MG tackles this question by dispelling some very popular misinformation on the internet mostly directed at something known within psychology as the "habit loop" or, Cue, Routine, Reward.

Cue, Routine, Reward does little, if anything, as a <em>process</em> or <em>methodology</em> to help someone to develop a good, positive habit and here are just a few reasons why:

Cue, Routine, Reward is:

1) Based upon tests with lab animals; mice and rats NOT humans

2) Involves little, if any, PLANNING on how to develop the good behavior (habit)!

3) It lacks any planning mechanism. Cue, Routine, Reward doesn't allow for the establishment of "targets". For instance, are you going to "Read" every day or just 3 times a week? And, when you read, are you reading for 10 pages or 20 minutes?

4) Cue, Routine, Reward provides NO instruction or recommendation about the recording or, TRACKING of their behavior.

5) Lacking any "tracking/recording" mechanism, Cue, Routine, Reward offers no process or recommendation for "REASSESSMENT" or "raising the bar" and/or how long to track and when to increase the targets.

6) HabitStrength!: By following P.A.R.R. (Plan, Act, Record and Reassess) Users understand that habit development will strengthen over time <em>with use.</em> This happens via the tracking and reassessment process which help to increase habitstrength.

Therefore, when it comes to intentional, positive, habit development for HUMANS, the recommendation is to follow the P.A.R.R. methodology; Plan, Act, Record (tracking + notes) and Reassess.

Unfortunately, Cue, Routine and Reward and the "habit loop" leaves much to be desired as a process/methodology to follow for habit development.

Enjoy the episode! Feel free to share and leave a review on iTunes!

OTHER BOOKS/Resources:

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

Enjoy and share! Thank you!

>>>FREE RESOURCES!! <<<

>> Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini Course)Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini Course) Focus & Discipline

As a Man Thinketh    ~James Allen's Personal Development Classic! (FREE PDF!)

heck it out and be sure to subscribe!

>><<

Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our stuff w/ your friends and help us by writing a review ; )

----------

More Resources

The Habit Factor (Audible!)

(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Pressure Paradox?
Check out this episode of Habits 2 Goals! Be sure to review on iTunes, Stitcher or GooglePlay! Thank you!

Apr 4, 2018

"Success is loving yourself authentically and living from that space..."
~Bing Bush Jr.

What hasn't Bing Bush Jr. done? Attorney, entrepreneur and horse-racing aficionado just for starters. 

MG kicks off this interview with the statement, "If they were teaching life clinics, Bing Bush Jr. would be a master instructor."

Growing up in Kentucky, Bing developed a lifelong love for horses. Upon visiting his sister in San Diego, he also fell in love with the ocean and the Southern California lifestyle.

Bing's legal work was essential in helping a client who'd tragically lost a son in a trucking accident to win a substantial judgement (the largest of its kind at the time). Later, that same client would assist Bing in his effort to raise the funds needed to being his new Abbondanza Racing group.  @AbbondanzaRacing

In typical Habits 2 Goals style, the subjects covered in this interview include dealing with difficult days, defining success, habits, goals and, as the title suggests, "how to be (become) the real you." Bing also runs through a beautiful, six-step 'recipe' that is worth writing down, remembering and living by.

Enjoy the show!

Bing's Favorite Books:

Love is Letting Go of Fear - by Gerald G. Jampolsky MD 

Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor Frankl

Other: Episode resources:

Waze - App

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Apr 2, 2018

"Truly I tell you," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown." Luke 4:24

Variations include: "Only in his own home and hometown is a prophet without honor." "I tell you this," Jesus added, "prophets are never welcomed in their hometown.

Think about the term "prophet" perhaps as just another word for teacher or maybe even thought-leader. The key idea is that as you begin to transform and grow yourself and your skills and develop your own ideas the place to win acceptance is not likely to be your friends, associates or even family.

Why is that?

Well, one reason is they may have a difficult time reconciling who you are today with who you once were. Your family and friends might regard you as that same troubled teenager or twenty something party goer instead of an industry-wide recognized Ph.D.

The beauty is, ultimately it doesn't matter as their acceptance of your creativity and work should not be your main goal anyway.

While they may not understand or champion your work, it isn't personal --it's just a natural bias that apparently dates back thousands of years as proven by this very special Bible passage.

The best part is that in today's interconnected world, your ideas will be given the opportunity to flourish and be heard and tested by the world— a world full of strangers and that is ultimately where the real value of your ideas will be appreciated.

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