SPS 189: Go For Stupid & Being Authentic In Your Book with Steve Sims
Self Publishing School: How To Write A Book That Grows Your Impact, Income, And Business
Today I'm joined by Steve Sims, author of "Bluefishing" and "Go For Stupid". In this interview, we talk about: -What Steve learned from book 1 to book 2 -The mistakes Steve made traditionally publishing with his first book -Why Steve chose self publishing for his 2nd book and which publishing path he’ll take moving forward -Why recording the audiobook was the worst day of his life and should you read your own book? -How to grow your speaking business and author-ity using your book -Go For Stupid; what is it and how you can use it to be more successful as an author -How to be authentic in your life and with your book ...and a whole lot more. Don't miss this episode! Steve is hilarious.Watch the free training: https://selfpublishing.com/freetrainingSchedule a no-cost call with our team: https://selfpublishing.com/schedule Watch the free training: https://selfpublishing.com/freetrainingSchedule a no-cost call with our team: https://selfpublishing.com/schedule
Steve Sims — From Getting Onstage with Journey to Meeting Elton John: The Real Life Wizard of Oz
Conscious Creators — Make A Life Through Your Art Without Selling Your Soul
“I believe that we have the ability to solve someone's problems and in doing so that produces loyalty, commitment, addiction, attention, but I don't believe it comes from selling. Selling is nine times out of 10 — When someone is trying to get you to have that. But if I can find out what motivates you and what helps you and what impacts you, then I can solve anything” — Steve Sims This week Sachit (@sachitgupta) chats with entrepreneur Steve Sims (@stevedsims) — Quoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine, Steve Sims is a best selling Author with "BLUEFISHING - the art of making things happen”, sought-after coach and a speaker at a variety of networks, groups and associations as well as the Pentagon and Harvard. Find the show notes of the episode here - https://www.creators.show Follow our host, Sachit Gupta on Twitter and sign up for the Creators Collective Newsletter. Do you want to learn how to make a living as a creator? Check out the CreatorsMBA. (02:06) - Why most people are bad at communicating (06:37) - Steve’s approach to communication (13:07) - How to build relationships with people you don’t know (15:43) - Why he thinks email marketing is weak (20:36) - How and why simplifying is the key to everything (22:49) - “Just pick up the phone” (32:23) - The most fulfilling requests he fulfilled for people (35:12) - Lessons he learned from his roots (37:31) - How Steve defines Conscious Creators
Speaker, author, coach, creative disrupter, brand designer, relationship builder... Who is Steve Sims? Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine called him “The Real Life Wizard of Oz”. He's spent 25 plus years as the "Mr. Fixit" to the richest people in the world. He's worked with and partnered with the top events in the world. And with his latest book, Go For Stupid: The Art of Achieving Ridiculous Goals, he teaches you how to get out of your own way and achieve the success you desire. You don't wanna miss this one. Listen and learn: What's the key to building healthy relationships? [5:28] The easiest way build your personal network and make connections? [9:33] What is R.O.E. and how can it to boost your relationships? [18:31] Are you asking the wrong questions? [25:11] Why you need to start making things stupid? [29:31] What are the 3 conversations you need to have to elevate your life? [35:25] How do you stand out and make a name for yourself? [52:10] Sponsors BiOptimizers: Want an all-in-one solution to improve your sleep, mood, stress levels, and overall health and vitality? Your answer lies at magbreakthrough.com/jay and be sure to use coupon code JAY10. Paleo Valley: Easily my favorite company when it comes to natural, whole food sourced supplements and clean, nutrient dense snacks. Go to paleovalley.com and use coupon code JAY to find out why for yourself. Onnit: We all know that feeling of being in the zone. Your cognitive function is on point, your creativity and productivity are through the roof, and your thoughts are as clear as water. And with Alpha Brain you can now reach that flow state whenever you please. Go to onnit.com/renegade to grab some today and save 10%.
From organizing a private dinner in front of Michelangelo’s David, to securing a tour of SpaceX led by Elon Musk himself, his accomplishments always start with the same questions: How far can I take this? What would make this a stupid achievement? Steve examines famously stupid goals in history, the key habits of successful people, and lessons from his own career to help you let go of your fear and get out of your own way. Order Steve Sims’ book “Go For Stupid: The Art of Achieving Ridiculous Goals” by clicking on this link: https://www.amazon.com/Go-Stupid-Achieving-Ridiculous-Goals/dp/1544535600 Connect with Steve Sims:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stevedsims/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/stevedsims Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevedsims Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sdsims/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/stevedsims TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@stevedsims TurnKey Podcast Productions Important Links:The Ultimate Podcast Launch Formula- www.TurnkeyPodcast.com/UPLFplusFREE workshop on how to "Be A Great Guest."Free E-Book 5 Ways to Make Money Podcasting at www.Turnkeypodcast.com/giftReady to earn 6-figures with your podcast? See if you've got what it takes at TurnkeyPodcast.com/quizSales Training for Podcasters: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sales-training-for-podcasters/id1540644376Nice Guys on Business: http://www.niceguysonbusiness.com/subscribe/The Turnkey Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/turnkey-podcast/id1485077152 Partner Links -- We use these apps and get amazing results and huge time savings too!Design tool: Canva Pro: Create Stunning Design in Minutes!Check out Headliner to create social media posts with video easily- make.headliner.appSimplecast is the easiest way to set up your podcast hosting- Simplecast.comZoom is the easiest way to schedule meetings and record your podcast interviews. Zoom.usAcuity is the easiest way to schedule your podcast interviews, meetings, and life.Acuityscheduling.com
452: Why You Should Set Stupid Goals with Steve Sims
Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod
If you had a chance to learn how to set major goals from the man who sent clients to the wreck of the Titanic, arranged for people to get married by the Pope in the Vatican, and set up a private dinner at the feet of Michelangelo’s David (statue) while being serenaded by Andrea Bocelli, would you seize it? You are about to get that opportunity! My guest today, Steve Sims, has done things that seem like they’ve been ripped out of a Hollywood movie script. Forbes and Entrepreneur magazine have even called him “The Real Wizard of Oz.” Steve is an example that you don’t need to be afraid to dream big and that nothing is impossible. Fear of failure is a self-fulfilling prophecy, and you need to eradicate those thoughts from your mind to achieve your most cherished goals. In today’s conversation, we discussed the importance of thinking big, taking massive action and why you should embrace failure to get to success. We also discuss Steve’s latest book Go For Stupid: The Art of Achieving Ridiculous Goals and his strategy for developing an unbeatable mindset that will make it possible to turn your dreams into a reality. KEY TAKEAWAYS The strategy that helped Steve go from being a nightclub doorman to doing business with Elon Musk, Sir Elton John, Sir Richard Branson, and many more. Why most people are scared to chase their deepest passions and Steve’s method for overcoming that problem. How to forget the word “impossible” and go after ridiculous, stupid goals! If you act boldly, chances are you’ll fail. But you have to get comfortable with failure to reach success. How Steve helps prison inmates turn illegal hustles into productive businesses. Get The Full Show Notes To get full access to today's show notes, including audio, transcript, and links to all the resources mentioned, visit MiracleMorning.com/452 Subscribe, Rate & Review I would love if you could subscribe to the podcast and leave an honest rating & review. This will encourage other people to listen and allow us to grow as a community. The bigger we get as a community, the bigger the impact we can have on the world. To subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on your favorite podcast app, visit MiracleMorning.com/subscribe. Connect with Hal Elrod Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube
SPECIAL EDITION! AG Today- GNMP Superintendent Steve Sims
Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent Steve Sims joins us for his first appearance on Addressing Gettysburg to take our questions and those of our listeners. https://tinyurl.com/yjkk6cnn And, lastly, if you love the show, do us all (yourself included) a favor and become a Patron today ( click here https://www.patreon.com/addressinggettysburg )
Going for Stupid: Steve Sims and the Art of Moving From Ridicule to Reverence
Let's Talk Business
Did you ever have a crazy idea that you thought just might be a big one but you never did anything about it because you didn't want people to laugh? This week, our guest is Steve Sims, the author of Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen and Go For Stupid: The Art of Achieving Ridiculous Goals which will be released on October 18. Called by Forbes Magazine, “The man with the world’s coolest job,” Steve has become famous for taking the craziest dreams of his celebrity clients and making them a reality. In our conversation, we’re going to hear about some of his wildest adventures, and learn how the fear of ridicule can stop us from doing the things that might be the keys to our success. Steve also teaches us how to recognize when something stupid might actually be brilliant and how to approach business and personal goals with a curious mindset. Listen and enjoy! Key Highlights: [00:01 - 07:44] Opening Segment • Steve shares his experience working with celebrities and high-profile clients • The key asset to achieving success Having a curious mindset when pursuing goals • Check out The Art of Making Things Happen [07:45 - 24:11] People Laugh at Your Goals to Keep You Down • How different cultures can help or hinder a person's ability to pursue their goals Steve's advice on how to manage these differences • Going for stupid isn't the same as being reckless • Why entrepreneurs need to have goals that are both achievable and ridiculous to be successful They should vision their goals and reverse engineer them down to the smallest steps necessary to make them a reality • Stupid goals are those that are so far out of reach that they become impossible to achieve, but are still worth pursuing [24:12 - 40:09] Change Your Process and Achieve Greater Success • What has led to a canceled culture in which people no longer want to engage in conversations or projects People are afraid of being laughed at • Instead of laughing at those who make mistakes, we should challenge them and help them learn from their mistakes • Don't give yourself excuses for not changing; try different things to see what works When you start doing things differently, your mind starts seeing opportunities that it may not have seen before • The key to success is having a balance between your business and personal growth, and being true to your standards [40:10 - 47:38] Closing Segment • Steve on the rapid-fire questions • Q&A: When do I know it's time to quit? Want to connect with Steve? Follow him on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, and Twitter. Visit his website, and make the impossible possible! Key Quotes: "Do things that disrupt the way you live and your mind will start to accept and recognize alternatives." - Steve Sims "Most of society today wants to laugh at your goals to keep you down. But if you don't go for stupid goals how are you gonna dare of achieving them." - Steve Sims Let’s Talk Exits! Check out my new podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-talk-exits/id1606747718 Connect with Ptex Group: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn LEAVE A REVIEW + and SHARE this episode with someone who wants to achieve in business. Listen to previous episodes on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts!
The Art of Achieving Ridiculous Goals with Steve Sims
Influence By Design
How do you know what you can achieve if you never try? This is usually the question we ask ourselves when we’re set to achieve goals we deem as impossible. In this episode, we’ll learn the art of achieving ridiculous goals with Steve Sims.Known as The Real Life Wizard of Oz, Steve has developed the reputation of making the impossible, possible. He teaches the art of communication so clients take advantage of relationships to achieve their business goals. He is also a Speaker, Coach, Author, and Creative Disruptor. Not a lot of people will think of doing the most ridiculous things to reach business success. Most of us will stick to the usual step-by-step procedure of attaining our goals. But when we set impossible objectives, we train ourselves to think and perform beyond what we assume we’re capable of.If you’re curious about how you can be successful in business by accomplishing ridiculous goals, make sure you tune in to the episode.Samantha Riley xxFor full show notes and links - https://samanthariley.global/podcast/422/Get your free copy of The Human Design Advantage - https://samanthariley.global/advantage/Join the Coaches, Thought Leaders & Changemakers FB Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/172041823301121I’d love to connect with you - please reach out and say hi: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thesamriley/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samriley/
On today’s podcast I had Steve Sims on. Steve is a professional concierge for billionaires! This guy made the impossible happen by getting meetings with people like Elon Musk, The Pope, Elton John, just a bunch of other crazy stuff! He’s got a book coming out called “Go For Stupid” where he discusses how to make your ideas even crazier and more stupid than you can possibly imagine. It’s a really cool concept, especially for those that are entrepreneurs and businesspeople who maybe are scared of what others think of their ideas, maybe they are fearful of judgment, or cancel culture. This book goes against that and says to get out there, try to take risks, try to do it big, be crazy, be like Elon Musk, and go for the big stuff! We had a really fun time talking about that! We talked about what the elite people he worked with and was a concierge for were able to get and do, so make sure to stay to the end! Connect with Steve!Website - https://stevedsims.comYouTube - @Stevedsims Instagram - @stevedsimsJoin the Wealthy Way today and get access to my free course, planner, and discord community! https://wealthyway.com______________________________________________________Here's how my businesses can help you:For a free consultation with my team go to https://RyanPineda.comWant to be coached by me on real estate investing? Apply at https://futureflipper.comJoin my coaching program for real estate agents! https://wealthyagent.io/Need Tax and Accounting help? Contact my CPA Firm! https://TrueBooksCPA.com/You can invest in my real estate deals! Go to https://pinedacapital.com______________________________________________________My other social media channels:Subscribe to my main channel "Ryan Pineda" https://www.youtube.com/c/ryanpinedaSubscribe to my real estate only channel "Future Flipper" https://www.youtube.com/c/futureflipper1Follow me on Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/ryanpinedahttps://www.tiktok.com/@ryanpinedahttps://www.twitter.com/ryanpineda______________________________________________________Steve runs the most successful concierge service for the rich! When he was young, he wanted to be rich and the way he thought he could do that was to hang around other rich people. Steve Sims and I discuss his experiences with the rich and famous, including Elon Musk and SpaceX! Elon Musk, SpaceX, how to meet famous people, how to have good ideas, Elton John, meeting Elton John, meeting Elon Musk, mindset. How to have a successful mindset, millionaire mindsets, communication skills
Listener Favorites: Steve Sims | The Art of Making Things Happen
The Unmistakable Creative Podcast
Steve Sims grew up poor and he was bitter about that as an adolescent. But little did he know that he was learning the cornerstones of what would mold him into the successful businessman he is today. He is the founder of Bluefish, the world’s first luxury concierge that delivers the highest level of personalized travel, transportation, and cutting-edge entertainment services. Hear his story and how his transparency and honesty separate him from the rest in our latest episode! Subscribe for ad-free interviews and bonus episodes https://plus.acast.com/s/the-unmistakable-creative-podcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.