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Stop Hiding Behind The Masks: Interview With Michael Brody-Waite

Charisma Quotient: Build Confidence, Make Connections and Find Love

What does it mean to be your authentic self? You've heard the buzzwords, but do you really know how to put all these theories into action? This week, Kimmy interviews an expert on living authentically, Michael Brody-Waite. Michael is an acclaimed speaker, Inc. 500 Entrepreneur, three-time CEO, TEDx speaker, and author of Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts. As a recovering addict, Michael's mission is to teach as many people as possible how to lead themselves by shedding the masks they hide behind in order to live as their true, authentic selves.  EPISODE 192 of The Charisma Quotient Podcast is titled:  Stop Hiding Behind The Masks:  Interview With Michael Brody-Waite   Michael begins by sharing his recovery journey and the empowerment he gained after moving through a 12-Step program, and the lessons learned that apply to many areas of life including business and love. Kimmy and Michael share stories about how we often try to hide our weaknesses, avoid difficult conversations and hold back our unique perspective in dating in order to be "liked" by someone else. The result of these actions is that we hide our true selves and build relationships not based in truth, or fail to build relationships at all. This conversation shines a light on the actual habits and practices you need to lean into in order to truly live as your authentic self and attract a healthy relationship. Michael shares tips around using the transformative power of starting something new, as opposed to trying to stop something you've been used to doing. If you have already started or want to start working on yourself, this episode will help provide your roadmap to get started. Have you noticed yourself saying "Yes!" when you'd rather say "No!" or constantly avoiding conversations or situations that make you feel uncomfortable? Start doing the work to notice how these moments come up for you and get the support you need to push through the difficult parts and come out on the other side.    To connect with your authentic self and find the love you want, set up a time to talk with Kimmy here.https://meetme.so/kimbreakthrough In just 30-minutes, you may gain a new perspective that leads you to find a match that's the right fit for you! And, if you want to join a close-knit community of women all working on themselves and their love lives, join Kimmy's private Facebook Group: The Love Makeover Insiders. https://www.facebook.com/groups/lovemakeovers. Also, join her priority list for the upcoming Masterclass in May for both men and women here https://azxwnn2c.pages.infusionsoft.net/   EPISODE 192 of The Charisma Quotient Podcast is titled:  Stop Hiding Behind The Masks:  Interview With Michael Brody-Waite. The Charisma Quotient Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and many of your other favorite podcast channels. ⁣ ********⁣ Charisma Quotient Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and many of your other favorite podcast channels. ⁣ *******⁣ The Charisma Quotient Podcast: Building Confidence, Making Connections, and Finding Love from the Outside In is hosted by Kimmy Seltzer. ⁣ ******⁣ Kimmy Seltzer is a Confidence Therapist and Authentic Dating Strategist implementing targeted style, emotional and social intelligence to your life. ⁣ ******⁣ Sharing a wide array of relational topics, The Charisma Quotient Podcast focuses on the themes of building confidence, making connections, and finding love from the outside in.⁣ ******⁣ This Podcast is available on:⁣ Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/Charisma_Quotient ⁣ Libsyn: https://charismaquotient.libsyn.com/⁣ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2mLh5AwLC0xryeKzKyph2g And many other podcast sites. *********⁣ Would you like to connect with Kimmy?⁣ Website:  https://kimmyseltzer.com/⁣ Chat:  https://meetme.so/kimbreakthrough⁣ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/kimmyseltzer/ ⁣ Facebook:  https://facebook.com/kimmyseltzer/ Join her FREE Facebook Group Love Makeover Insiders: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lovemakeovers

35mins

28 Apr 2021

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Why Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts With Michael Brody-Waite

The Driven Entrepreneur with Matt Brauning

Ep #260 - This week on the podcast, I'm joined by Michael Brody-Waite, a recovering addict, acclaimed speaker, 3x CEO, Inc 500 founder and leadership coach. Michael is on a mission to revolutionize the rules of leadership and approaches it from a unique perspective. Pulling from his history with overcoming addiction, Michael has created the Mask Free Leadership System which is built upon 3 key principles that saved him from death and set him apart from other leaders.  His TEDx Talk, Great Leaders Do What Drug Addicts Do, has been viewed over 1,800,000 times in over 25 countries and provides insight into his 16-year journey from near homelessness and addiction to successful entrepreneurship. In 2010, Michael left that Fortune 50 company at the height of the recession to co-found the company InQuicker, a healthcare SaaS company that revolutionized how patients schedule appointments. Through his brand of leadership, he successfully grew the company from 2 employees to 50 employees, and 20,000% revenue growth in less than 6 years. The exceptional growth landed InQuicker a spot on the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies, Best Place to Work by the Nashville Business Journal four times and recognized as Healthcare Company of the Year by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce. In 2015, InQuicker was sold to a publicly-traded company. Brody-Waite's accomplishments include being named Most Admired CEO, Top 40 Under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal, and recognized by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce as Healthcare Entrepreneur of the Year. Michael has worked in retail, spent nearly a decade in corporate America, and most recently served as the CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, a 501c3 dedicated to connecting 2,000+ entrepreneurs with the resources they need to create, launch or grow a business. He's had a profound life and has persevered through adversity and addition to now share about his experiences and life lessons today on the show. Listen in this week for the story behind the story and find out how Michael Brody-Waite connects certain qualities of great leaders which also show up in addicted individuals. Its a fascinating conversation and you're going to love his refreshing and different take on life, leadership and business. Learn More About Michael Brody-Waite: Visit Michael Brody-Waite's website: https://michaelbrodywaite.com/ Get The First 30 Minutes of Michael's Audio Book Free, Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: https://greatleaderbook.com/ Follow Michael Brody-Waite on Social Media: Follow Michael on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michaelbrodywaite Follow Michael on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michaelbrodywaite/ Whether you are new to 'The Driven Entrepreneur' podcast or a recurring fan, please help out by rating, reviewing and subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts or wherever you prefer to listen. Your support and your reviews mean a lot to the longevity and success of this show. Plus, it provides me with valuable feedback, so that I can continue to provide the best listening experience possible. I love hearing from fans and listeners. Please share your feedback, guest suggestions, or ideas for show topics with me on social media. (See links below) Connect With Matt Brauning On Social Media: Follow Matt Brauning on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mattbrauning Follow Matt Brauning on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattbrauning/ Follow Matt Brauning on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattbrauning Visit Matt Brauning's Websites: www.mattbrauningpodcast.com www.fireboxbook.com Get a copy of my brand new book, "The Firebox Principle," on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Firebox-Principle-Drives-Every-Entrepreneur-ebook/dp/B07FDKK9QW

29mins

16 Apr 2021

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382: Michael Brody-Waite on Leading in Life

The One You Feed

Michael Brody-Waite is a recovering addict, acclaimed speaker, entrepreneur, award-winning three-time CEO, and leadership coach.  Eric and Michael discuss his book,  Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How to Lead Like Your Life Depends on It,. This interesting discussion dives deep into the principles used to recover from drug addiction and how they can be applied to lead successfully in both our personal and professional livesBut wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Michael Brody-Waite and I Discuss Leading in Life and…His book, Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How to Lead Like Your Life Depends on It How everyone is a leader, even if it’s just leading ourselvesThe parallels between active addiction and behavior in the corporate environment.How the problem is often being addicted to hiding yourselfLearning to practice the principles from recovery in real lifeThe importance of surrendering the outcomeLearning to practice rigorous authenticityChallenging yourself on doing the uncomfortable workLearning to remove the “masks” we wear to avoid showing our true selves Helpful tools for when you’re avoiding difficult conversationsLearning how to be comfortable with the discomfortThe value of being in community with others who are working on the same thingsMichael Brody-Waite Links:Michael’s WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterAwara Mattresses are made with only natural and organic materials, including 100% organic wool from happy New Zealand sheep! For every mattress sold, 10 fruit trees will be planted. To get $350 off your mattress, plus free shipping, a Forever warranty, AND free accessories (including 2 pillows, sheets, and a waterproof mattress protector (value $399)), visit awarasleep.com/wolfCare/of helps you create a customized health plan for vitamins and supplements. These products are made from the best ingredients and conveniently shipped to you each month.  For 50% of your first order, visit Takecareof.com and enter code: WOLF50.Feals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting a truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolfIf you enjoyed this conversation with Michael Brody-Waite, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Lewis Howes on the Masks of MasculinityMaia Szalavitz on AddictionPrivacy Policy and California Privacy Notice.

57mins

30 Mar 2021

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594: Michael Brody-Waite - Find Out Why Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts

The Shaun Tabatt Show

During treatment for drug addiction, Michael Brody-Waite learned 3 principles that became the difference between life and death: Practice rigorous authenticity Surrender the outcome Do uncomfortable work In his new book Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts, Michael explains what drug addicts do to recover and provides a step-by-step program you can use to break free from your mask addiction to thrive in both work and life. He equips you with the tools you need to live and lead mask-free—tools to enable you to stop following others, lead yourself, and become one of the dynamic, growing, authentic leaders this world desperately needs. Learn more at GreatLeaderBook.com. The Shaun Tabatt Show is part of the Destiny Image Podcast Network.

39mins

29 Mar 2021

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571: Michael Brody-Waite - "Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts"

Thrive LOUD with Lou Diamond

Michael Brody-Waite is a recovering addict, acclaimed speaker, Inc. 500 entrepreneur, award-winning, three-time CEO, a leadership coach, and author of Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How to Lead Like Your Life Depends on It . His accomplishments include being named a Most Admired CEO, named to the Top 40 Under 40, and being recognized by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce as Healthcare Entrepreneur of the Year.   Today, Michael is on a mission to teach individuals, organizations, and communities how to lead themselves by living mask-free. In his personal time, he is focused on being the best husband, father, and recovering addict he can be. "Double-Click" into this episode and listen as Michael connects with Lou on the "intervention, recovery & sponsorship" ALL business leaders need. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD

26mins

31 Jan 2021

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Episode 14: Michael Brody-Waite: Conversation Around Self-Awareness And Authenticity

Authentic As F*ck Podcast

Michael is an Inc 500 CEO, TEDx speaker, and author of bestselling book, Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts. He is on a mission to teach people how to live mask-free and become authentic leaders.He'll be joining me every 2 weeks to talk about authenticity and many other topics.In this episode, we discuss the important role that self-awareness plays in our happiness, our values, and authenticity.Michael's TED Talk: https://youtu.be/UUnRKf2CemAMichael's Website: http://michaelbrodywaite.com/Create Your Action Card: https://www.whatsmymask.com/FOLLOW USWatch it on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC52NhUquhOckeC5-DmkmdlgFollow Sun on Instagram: https://instagram.com/sun.yi

1hr 13mins

8 Dec 2020

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Vulnerability is the Key to Uniting a Quorum | An Interview with Michael Brody-Waite

Leading Saints Podcast

At the age of 23, Michael Brody-Waite was a full-blown drug addict. Today, Michael is an acclaimed speaker, Inc. 500 entrepreneur, award-winning, three-time CEO, a leadership coach, and an author. He is on a mission to teach individuals, organizations, and communities how to how to be vulnerable, surrender the mask, and do uncomfortable work. In this podcast, he shares the leadership principles he learned through addiction recovery, which he speaks and details in his book, Great Leaders Live like Drug Addicts: How to Lead like your Life Depends on It.Highlights8:00 Michael has a whole part of his family tree who are Latter-day Saints, and one of his Latter-day Saint cousins turned down the opportunity to date one of his NFL idols on the San Francisco 49ers.9:00 Michael is originally from California, had a normal growing up experience there, but in college, he remembers “losing his marbles” over his good friend asking a small thing of him. That night he was confronted with the reality that he didn’t feel equipped to deal with life on life’s terms. He said something like “I don’t think I got the instructions on how to deal with life.” It was that night that he first drank alone.10:28 Michael gives a tip for all parents: If you think your kid might have the genetic proclivity to be an addict, DO NOT sit them down and tell them, “You will probably be an addict, so never do drugs or drink.” That’s going to be the first thing that child wants to do.11:28 “I can’t be an academic, I can’t be an athlete, but I think I could be a drunk.” It was one thing Michael could control over his life, he was able to make himself numb. Michael believes that addicts have an obsessive-compulsive variant that makes the person want to be able to predict how they are going to feel. He would rather choose a drug I knew would make him feel bad than one that he didn’t know how it would make him feel. It was about having control and knowing how he would feel. Since he couldn’t get that from life, he turned to addiction.13:15 In the summer of 2002, Michael’s life took a severe downturn. He was a junior in college with only one year’s worth of college credit. He was kicked out of college, kicked out of his house, fired from his job, and his car was repossessed. He was throwing up blood on this twenty-third birthday, and he knew he wouldn’t be alive for his thirtieth birthday, and maybe not even his twenty-fifth, and that didn’t sound too bad to him. His friend let him stay on his couch, but he completely overstayed his welcome, but at that point, if he didn’t stay there, he would have been homeless and Michael didn’t want that. His father would reach out and come take him to breakfast every once in a while, and his father said he just wanted to buy him a meal, but Michael knew it was because he just wanted to see if his son was still alive. He always offered to pay to send Michael to rehab, but Michael denied having a problem.15:00 Michael’s friend eventually talks him into considering rehab. “I chose to go to rehab to have 28 days of bedding and food.” But Michael hasn’t used drugs or a drop of alcohol since. It was in rehab that he was introduced to the 12-Step program, which he still participates in.16:00 Michael gives his 3 principles he has learned from living the 12-Step program: Practice rigorous authenticity We talk about being authentic, but we don’t really practice it in leadership. How to take off the “masks” we wear to be strong?Surrender the outcome Leaders are not taught to surrender the outcome In faith, we are taught to surrender the outcome, but not in our careerDo Uncomfortable Work “Hard work” is physical or mental, “Uncomfortable work” is emotional. We will do more physical work to avoid uncomfortable emotional work.20:00 Principle 1 allows you to see how you are hiding your true self. Principle 2 is how do I let go of “What’s going to happen when I...

1hr 4mins

24 Oct 2020

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223 | Michael Brody-Waite, The Intersection Between Addiction and Leadership

The Brave Entrepreneur

Michael Brody-Waite, a recovering addict, 3x CEO, TEDx Speaker, Inc. 500 Founder, and leadership coach is on a mission to revolutionize the rules of leadership. Michael's background in overcoming addiction is the foundation for his Mask-Free Leadership System, which is built upon 3 principles that saved him from death and set him apart as a leader. With no college degree, Michael entered Corporate America and received 8 promotions in 7 years. In 2009, Michael left his job to co-found and lead InQuicker, a company that revolutionized healthcare appointment scheduling. InQuicker landed on the Inc. 500 list, was named "Best Place to Work" 4 times, and recognized as Healthcare Company of the Year. Most recently, Michael served as the CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, a 501c3 dedicated to connecting 2,000+ entrepreneurs with the resources they need to create, launch or grow a business. Show Highlights Let's talk about the intersection between addiction and leadership. That's our show with Michael Brody-Waite today! In the last 17 years Michael has gone from a homeless drug addict on the verge of death to the founder of an Inc 500 company, 3X CEO, author and recently gave a TEDx Talk that has over 1,600,000 views. Michael and I dive into an honest, authentic conversation about what leadership really means, all the ways you DO NOT do leadership, how to harness your true self and take tried and true principals to turn your world around! Listen and watch as Michael shares his story of addiction and what happens next...it's truly an brave story of inspiration and resilience!

44mins

12 Oct 2020

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Michael Brody-Waite | Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts

The Unmistakable Creative Podcast

When you think about Ivy League schools and the students they produce, the last thing you would consider is the possibility that their lives are the perfect recipe for developing a drug addiction. Michael Brody-Waite went to Stanford and he experienced this first hand. As a recovered addict, he is now spreading awareness to help others from walking the same path and lead like their lives depend on it.To discover which mask you wear and live mask-free, visit https://whatsmymask.comVisit Michael Brody-Waite's website | https://MichaelBrodyWaite.comWatch Michael's TEDx talk | https://youtu.be/UUnRKf2CemAListener TribeWe have our own private social network for listeners of the Unmistakable Creative podcast. You can meet other listeners, discuss episodes, and even have the opportunity to have your favorite episode re-aired on a Friday! Just visit https://unmistakablecreative.com/tribe to sign up.UNMISTAKABLE CREATIVE PRIMEWe have our own private social network for listeners of the Unmistakable Creative podcast. You can meet other listeners, discuss episodes, and engage with the creative community! Just visit https://unmistakablecreative.com/tribe to sign up.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46mins

7 Sep 2020

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TRE 102 - Michael Brody-Waite - Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts

The Results Engine Podcast

Michael is an acclaimed speaker, Inc. 500 entrepreneur, award-winning, three-time CEO, a leadership coach, and author of Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How to Lead Like Your Life Depends on It. His accomplishments include being named a Most Admired CEO, named to the Top 40 Under 40, and is recognized by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce as Healthcare Entrepreneur of the Year. Today, Michael is on a mission to teach individuals, organizations, and communities how to lead themselves by living mask-free. In his personal time, he is focused on being the best husband, father, and recovering addict he can be.

55mins

26 Aug 2020

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