Is it better to work on your strengths or your weaknesses? Josh and Shelby debate that topic in this week’s episode as they dive into Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment and reveal the 5 most common talents. Plus, they speak to Deluxe’s Amanda Brinkman about the Small Business Revolution that’s highlighting the strengths of entrepreneurs across the country.
Enjoy these words of wisdom from Jim Rohn and learn the power of discipline has to transform your life.
Today we explore the power of our natural instincts as social creatures. Josh interviews Simon Sinek about his new book Better Together and the deeper meaning it has to business and life. And we follow that with a discussion on the power of cohesive connection in reaching our goals in life and business.
Practice these 4 habits to improve your resiliency and help you stay cool under pressure.
On this week’s episode we reveal a secret to success: having a mentor. Learning from others and developing deep, valuable relationships is key to any success. Josh and Shelby sit down with Shark Tank investor Kevin O’Leary to find out how he mentors the entrepreneurs he invests in. On the subject, we also pull a clip from the archives of the personal development icon Jim Rohn. And we discuss the ways, once you find a mentor, that you can put their time and knowledge to good use.
Improve your brain's sharpness and help prevent brain aging by following these 5 simple guidelines.
Winston Churchill once said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” We encourage you to sit back and listen this week as October cover gal Sophia Amoruso explains about how she lives each day in a courageous way. Shelby and Josh share ways they have been courageous and have a few tips for living boldly, plus author and expert Margie Warrell explains how exercising courage makes you stronger.
When we change our mindset to one of growth, we change the course of our lives. Do these 5 simple things every day to quickly and easily improve your mindset.
Do you have a hard time asking people for things? Whether its in life or business negotiating your way through the world and asking for things is crucial. On this episode Shelby and Josh share ideas on ways that you can get what you want in your career and a formula for asking for things in a SMART way. Plus we hear from Leadership editor John Addison on how great leaders encourage their team to stand up for themselves.
Here's a quick brush-up on the 7 habits of highly effective people as outlined by Stephen Covey.
You will never know your limits unless you push yourself to them and beyond. This week Josh and Shelby take a closer look at what it takes to push yourself to be the best. They talk with Mike Graff, executive editor of Charlotte Magazine who recently pushed himself more than he ever thought possible by hiking alone, with no training, on one of the country’s most challenging trails. And we hear from Jeff Vrabel who broke a Guinness World record and how the process changed his perspective on things.
If you're feeling down on yourself, enjoy this quote from the late Lucille Ball about loving yourself.
The Dalai Lama once said that, “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” Shelby and Josh set out to prove the Dalai Lama right, starting with Josh’s decision to just be happy, a discussion about what makes for a happy brain and an interview with best selling author and positive psychologist Shawn Achor about strategies for intentional happiness and the power it has to bring about big change.
The moment you find yourself trapped in your head, overwhelmed and stewing in doubt, there are three things you can do to stop wallowing and move forward.
Ever wonder how your coworker gets so much done in so little time? They know the secret to being your most productive self. In this episode Josh and Shelby talk with productivity expert and author Laura Vanderkam about taking advantage of your weekends and how tracking your time can be a difference maker. Plus they share the three myths that are killing your productivity, and what you can do to overcome your limited time.
With the Rio 2016 Olympic games in full swing, this week we discuss the latest SUCCESS magazine cover featuring gymnast Gabby Douglas and how we can all assemble a winning team. We chat with Don Yaeger about his book Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently and give quick tips for maintaining your competitive edge.
Have a hard time trusting people? This week Josh and Shelby discuss ways to build trust in any kind of relationship with Dr. Henry Cloud, author of The Power of the Other. We hear about leadership from SUCCESS magazine leadership editor John Addison and we share a few ways you can build trust in your own life.
How do you define success? Shelby and Josh share personal stories about what success means to them and how their idea of achievement has evolved since their early days at the magazine. Plus we hear from the likes of Sara Blakely, Joel Osteen, Lori Greiner and more about their definitions of success.
Is there such a thing as good procrastination? Josh and Shelby answer that very question on today’s episode. We hear from Originals author Adam Grant about productive procrastination and we give you some quick tips to combat your tendency to put things until the last minute.
Uber, Etsy, Upwork, eBay—if you’ve transacted on one of these platforms, then this episode is for you. In this month’s SUCCESS magazine, the editors tackle the growing entrepreneurship trend of what’s been called the gig economy or sharing economy. Shelby and Josh explain why we’re calling it the YouEconomy and what it means to the way we work, play and live our lives. Plus we get time with best selling author and SUCCESS contributing editor Mel Robbins who knows a thing or two about taking control of your life and mapping your own destiny.
Nelson Mandela once said, “Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.” This week, Josh and Shelby take on the topic of money—the good habits we should practice and the bad habits we’re all guilty of. The host of So Money, Farnoosh Torabi offers her best insights for living a rich life. Plus there is a special clip from the SUCCESS Archives in which Brian Tracy shares the secrets of self-made millionaires. And we dig deep for the best ways to save money so we can plan for our futures.
92% of what we worry about never happens, so why are we so afraid to face our fears? In this episode, Shelby and Josh sit down with SUCCESS associate editor Jamie Friedlander who tried to conquer her fear of public speaking by taking on standup comedy. Plus we reveal our biggest fears and how we faced them head on… or not. And then we take a look at the science behind our most basic instincts of fight or flight in a conversation with Jeff Wise, the author of Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger.
Instead of managing your time, what if you managed your energy? In this week’s episode, Shelby and Josh look at ways you can boost your energy to be more effective in every day life. We discuss how sleep, exercise and food affect us with Michael Hyatt, co-author of Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want, and we take a look at some proven sleep tips for a better night’s rest.
If you could, would you want to live forever? Would you settle for a couple of centuries? In this episode we explore the elusive concept of longevity and how it affects how you think about your life, your body and even your personal achievement goals. Josh chats with Peter Diamandis, best-selling author and co-founder of Longevity Inc. about why longevity studies are important and how they will shape our future. Plus we share a clip from the SUCCESS Talks archives where Ray Kurzweil shares the three bridges to radical life extension.
Ask 5 people to define marketing and you will get 5 different answers. Shelby and Josh discuss their take on marketing in today’s social-driven world. They chat with “unmarketing” experts Scott Stratten and Alison Kramer of the UnPodcast about why it’s important to know your audience and take marketing to a personal level. They’ll also read listener’s best tips and tools for marketing their brand.