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You know that thing you've been thinking about doing? Why Not Now? Amy Jo Martin, a New York Times Best-Selling Author and Personal Branding pioneer, created this show because she believes the world will be a better place if more people ask themselves, "Why Not Now?". Each episode you'll hear from Amy Jo herself and a professional Why Notter - guests like Mark Cuban, Jessica Alba, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Billy Corgan and more - and learn how they answered the question then took action, so you can too.

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You know that thing you've been thinking about doing? Why Not Now? Amy Jo Martin, a New York Times Best-Selling Author and Personal Branding pioneer, created this show because she believes the world will be a better place if more people ask themselves, "Why Not Now?". Each episode you'll hear from Amy Jo herself and a professional Why Notter - guests like Mark Cuban, Jessica Alba, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Billy Corgan and more - and learn how they answered the question then took action, so you can too.

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By So easy to listen to! - Oct 19 2019
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Amy Jo's podcast is business, yes, and it's personal development, yes, but it's so powerful because it examines such a unique intersection of the two through the question of "why not now". The stories that her guests share can relate to everyone in some way, and I've been able to pull at least a little gold nugget out of every episode I've listened to. Thank you, Amy Jo!!

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This podcast show is one of the bests out there!!

iTunes Ratings

241 Ratings
Average Ratings
213
18
4
1
5

LOVE

By So easy to listen to! - Oct 19 2019
Read more
Amy Jo's podcast is business, yes, and it's personal development, yes, but it's so powerful because it examines such a unique intersection of the two through the question of "why not now". The stories that her guests share can relate to everyone in some way, and I've been able to pull at least a little gold nugget out of every episode I've listened to. Thank you, Amy Jo!!

Love these!!

By fsukatie96 - Oct 11 2019
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This podcast show is one of the bests out there!!
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Why Not Now? with Amy Jo Martin

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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 90: Martha Beck - How To Do What You Love, With The People You Love, In The Places You Love

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Oprah has said Martha Beck is one of the smartest women she knows. Martha has three degrees from Harvard including her PhD in sociology and she’s the author of countless best-selling books.    In this episode, Martha talks through the process she uses to make decisions, why it’s untrue that working hard leads to success, how to shift out of the ego operating system to stop grasping, how to transcend the victim, villain hero drama triangle and many other topics.    Many years ago as I was going through a challenging season, both personally and professionally, and I had a life coach suggest that I read a book by Martha Beck titled Finding Your Own North Star. This woman is something else. Martha has a blue print for stress free living. Who doesn’t want to hear more about that?  

Learn more about Martha: https://marthabeck.com/

Follow Martha: https://www.instagram.com/themarthabeck/

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Jul 16 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #2: Episode 80: Bryan Danielson - How to Turn a No into a Yes

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Bryan Danielson, also known as Daniel Bryan, is a wildly popular WWE pro wrestler who has held the World Heavyweight Champion title. He has one of the most talked-about wrestling stories in recent history. In 2016 he was forced to retire due to concussion-related injuries but due to his “Why Not Now?” he's now back in the ring. We talk about how this all happened. How he was able to get cleared to wrestle again, what he has learned about the hot topic of concussions and how he navigated conversations with his family about wrestling again.

In this episode, we get to know more about the person behind the personality. Bryan gives us a glimpse into areas of his life that you don’t see on TV. Speaking of TV, you also might know of Bryan from the reality show, Total Bellas. His wife is WWE's Brie Bella. In this episode, Bryan talks about everything from living in his car during his early days of wrestling to what is important to him outside of wrestling, how he scored on his personality test compared to other WWE superstar wrestlers and how many books he reads a year. It’s not everyday I interview a WWE star and I’m glad I got a chance to speak with Bryan.

Follow Bryan Danielson on Instagram & Twitter.

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May 01 2018

51mins

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Rank #3: Episode 70: Danika Brysha - Living in Surplus. From 6-figure Debt to Abundance in All Categories

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Danika Brysha is a plus-size model, entrepreneur and icon for taking action. Her career was thriving as a plus-size model until she began to lose weight. She went from being on top earning a healthy six figures a year to getting a pink-slip on her door, going into six-figure debt and living in her parent’s garage. She started a meal-delivery business from nothing and began to work her way back. Recently Danika wrote a check to pay off the final portion of her debt and she’s thriving.

In this episode she talks through what happened the moment she decided to take action and shift from having debt-centric mindset to a mindset of abundance. Danika shares the literal step she took. It’s brilliant and powerful. After doing this one thing, the rest began to fall into place.

Learn more about Danika: https://www.danikabrysha.com/

Follow Danika: https://www.instagram.com/danikabrysha/

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Feb 20 2018

43mins

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Rank #4: Episode 143: Heather Allen - A 7 Figure Income From Instagram (No Website)

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Heather Allen is the founder of Kaleidacuts. Heather used to be a school teacher, then started a greeting card company. That company didn't work out as she had planned, but her second company - Kaleidacuts - is thriving. She is living where her passion, purpose & skill collide.

In this episode Heather talks through running a 7-figure company without a website, building a loyal and engaged community, following and honoring your internal compass, owning up to your mistakes and learning from them, designing what makes you happy and much more.

Follow Heather: https://www.instagram.com/kaleidacuts/

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Jul 14 2019

49mins

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Rank #5: Episode 100: Amy Jo Martin Gets Real And Raw - Her Top 10 Lessons Learned

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In the 100th episode of the Why Not Now? Show, host Amy Jo Martin gets real and raw. Amy Jo shares how one of the darkest periods in her life led her to exiting her company, how she discovered her true purpose and why she started the podcast. Amy Jo also shares the Top 10 lessons she's learned from her guests, audience and community.

You may have also noticed we have a new look! Thank you for voting on the new album cover art for the podcast. You can see the new album art on our brand new Instagram page - @WhyNotNow.

Lastly, you can now join other Why Notters? on their journey from idea to action, in our new Why Not Now? Private Facebook Group. It's an exclusive place for people who listen to this podcast, for people who enjoy taking action on ideas and it's quite the community. We help one another, we hold each other accountable and share tips and tricks. So look for the Why Not Now? private Facebook group on Facebook. Just type in the search area on Facebook - "Why Not Now? Private Group", request to become a member and we'll let you in. 

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Sep 23 2018

57mins

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Rank #6: Episode 120 : Annie F. Downs - You Have An Idea, But Don’t Know Where To Start - 3 Simple Steps

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Annie F. Downs is a best-selling author, speaker & podcaster. She is also hilarious! Annie has written 10 books & has that girl-next-door persona so within moments you feel like you've been friends forever. In this episode we discover 3 steps that Annie takes (and so can you!) when she starts working on a new idea & doesn’t know where to begin. Annie also talks through the right way to ask for help & why you should never use the phrase “Can I pick you brain?”. We also discuss moving to a new city, map freedom, developing a healthy relationship with time & why you shouldn’t wait for anyone to inspire you.

Learn more about Annie: http://www.anniefdowns.com/

Follow Annie: https://www.instagram.com/anniefdowns/

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Jan 27 2019

44mins

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Rank #7: Episode 38: Danielle LaPorte - White Hot Truth (No BS)

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Danielle LaPorte is a No BS kinda gal. That's why I dig her. Through tough love, wit, comedy and compassion, Danielle helps you help yourself. Americans spend $11 Billion a year on the pursuit of happiness. Danielle and I talk through how you can decide for yourself exactly what's needed in your life. She's a best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur and Renegade.

Show Notes:

  • Danielle shares how and why she lives a life full of Why Notting. So much so that sometimes she has to say to herself, "Why Not wait?" on certain ideas.
  • The question Danielle immediately asks herself after Why Not Now? WHEN? She gives the idea a birthdate.
  • How to conduct a self-help audit. Do you really need that new book or to hire that person to tell you what you think?
  • How Danielle and Stephen Colbert are a lot alike.
  • I apply 'business speak' to Danielle's esoteric philosophies.
  • What questions to ask yourself if you're tired of grasping, chasing, clinging, grinding and living on the edge.
  • Danielle attended a meeting at the White House and smuggled ____ into her bra. (How's that for a teaser!?)
  • How Danielle keeps her mind healthy.
  • What is Danielle reading?
  • What keeps Danielle up at night?
  • Pirates or Ninjas, who’s tougher in Danielle's opinion?
  • What advice Danielle would give to her younger self.
Books & Reference Links:

Learn more about Danielle: https://www.daniellelaporte.com/

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May 10 2017

48mins

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Rank #8: Episode 30: Scott O'Neil - Company Culture Hacker

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He's one of the most accomplished sports business execs. Scott O'Neil is the CEO of the NHL's NJ Devils, NBA's Philadelphia 76'ers AND the Prudential Center. (Yes, all three at the same time.) He's spent time as the President of Madison Square Garden and SVP at the National Basketball Association. I met Scott while working in the NBA and I've always been drawn to his contagious energy and unique leadership style. In this episode, we discuss everything from leadership to company culture to the secret of life - just to name a few of many topics. Show Notes:

  • Scott's Why Not Now? moment happened when he left Madison Square Garden and added a new filter to how he evaluates opportunities on his career path.
  • How Scott continues to grow company revenue despite the team's performance on the court and/or ice.
  • Scott's unique formula for company culture. His goal is to create the greatest place to work in the world.
  • How Scott motivates his employees (the majority are millennials).
  • As a leader, Scott talks about how he manages standing up for what he believes while not falling down the slippery slope of the polarizing political rhetoric. He also shares how he empowers his staff to stand up for what they believe.
  • A large percentage of Scott's leadership team are women. Scott shares his approach to empowering women.
  • Scott shares his experience attending Harvard (also he has delivered a commencement speech!)
  • Tips for running a great meeting.
  • Scott reveals the secret to life. (NBD)
  • How Scott keeps his mind healthy.
  • Scott's current Why Not Now?
  • Pirates or Ninjas, who is tougher according to Scott?
  • What keeps Scott up at night?
  • What advice Scott would give to his younger self?
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Mar 14 2017

59mins

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Rank #9: Episode 44: Rehan Choudhry - A Beautiful Mess, A Beautiful Perspective

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Rehan Choudhry is all things beautiful. He's the founder of A Beautiful Perspective and the Life Is Beautiful festival. As his good friend, I've witnessed him experience life's beautiful mess. He's seen some very high highs and very low lows over the past few years. We've been on a similar rollercoaster ride and both found ourselves no longer aligned with the "founder" seat we created. We discuss how he's navigating through life's beautiful mess both personally and professionally. He doesn't hold back. We hear the "fall 7 times and stand up 8" inspirational quotes but we don't talk about HOW to do this and WHAT made us fall. Rehan shares those details. I admire his fierce bravery. I'm proud to be along for the ride on his new venture, A Beautiful Perspective, which just launched. He's building a world-changing community by bridging the virtual world (media platform) and physical world (live events).

  • Rehan shares a messy Why Not Now? that involved leaving the successful company he founded and starting over from scratch.
  • Rehan dissects exactly how and when his ego took over and he lost sight of his original intentions with his first company.
  • We discuss situations where the founder of a company is no longer aligned with the company they built.
  • How to mobilize the social issue marches and protests into good, positive action that creates change.
  • We discuss the state of the music festival industry. How festivals originated and why they were started juxtaposed with where they are today. From Woodstock's youthful movement of activism to Coachella's Utopia environment lacking empowerment and taking action. Where does Rehan's new company fit in and what is he intending to re-create?
  • How a shift in media and live events can impact the horrendous teenage suicide percentages.
  • Rehan's first live event: The Emerge Music + Impact Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
  • How Rehan keeps his mind healthy.
  • Rehan's recent “Why Not Now?” moment.
  • What Rehan is reading right now and his all-time favorite book?
  • What keeps Rehan up at night?
  • Pirates or Ninjas, who’s tougher in Rehan's opinion?
  • What advice Rehan would give to his younger self?

Reference Links and Books:

Listeners who rate and leave an honest review of the Why Not Now? podcast on iTunes get a free month subscription to Headspace and a signed copy of my NY Times Bestseller, Renegades Write the Rules. After reviewing, email your iTunes handle and mailing address to WhyNotNow@AmyJoMartin.com. Or, simply want a 10-day free trial of Headspace right now? Click here.

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Jun 21 2017

1hr

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Rank #10: Episode 174: Farryn Weiner - Leaning Into The Challenge of Seeking Happiness and Success

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Farryn Weiner is on the show this week. Farryn is an award-winning marketer and the founder of Farrynheight.

In this episode, Amy Jo Martin and Farryn talk about the 3 decision-making filters she uses in everything she does. Farryn also shares how she built her company from scratch, starting out with $2000 and using her apartment as her office.

Follow Farryn: https://www.instagram.com/jetsetfarryn/?hl=en

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Feb 15 2020

51mins

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Rank #11: Episode 56: Dr. Gay Hendricks - 4 Steps to Solving Any Problem

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Dr. Gay Hendricks has been a leader in the fields of relationship transformation and bodymind transformation for more than 45 years. He earned his Ph.D. from Stanford and served as Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Colorado for 21 years. Gay has written more than 40 books, two of my favorites include The Big Leap and Five Wishes. He has appeared on more than 500 radio and TV shows including Oprah, CNN, CNBC and others. I’ve been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work with Gay recently and his wisdom is unmatched. Most voices of authority in this realm stick with the academic theory but Gay has a beautiful way of blending and weaving through his life experiences into his teachings as well.
  • How an argument with a mate led to Gay's Why Not Now? moment which allowed him to identify a pattern and it changed his life.
  • The three sacred things Gay decided he wanted in a relationship.
  • Gay shares the four steps that allow you to solve any problem.
  • The danger of unexpressed creative potential.

Learn more about Gay: https://hendricks.com/

Follow Gay: https://www.instagram.com/hendricks.gay/

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Nov 07 2017

35mins

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Rank #12: Episode 48: Renegade Women - Arianna Huffington, Sophia Amoruso, Dr. Jen Welter

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Three of my favorite Renegades, who happen to be women. Arianna Huffington, Founder of Huffington Post and Thrive Global. Dr. Jen Welter, the first female coach in the NFL and Sophia Amoruso, founder of NastyGal and GirlBoss.

  • Arianna Huffington talks about Silicon Valley's "bro culture" and her solution for changing the "always on" celebrated mentality.
  • Arianna talks about the moment she knew it was time to move on from Huffington Post.
  • Sophia Amoruso talks about the imbalance of funding for female entrepreneurs and ways women can thrive during the fundraising process.
  • Dr. Jen Welter shares her Why Not Now? story and lessons which led to her becoming the first female NFL coach.

If you enjoyed these short snackable soundbites, check out the full episodes with Arianna Huffington, Sophia Amoruso and Dr. Jen Welter.

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Jul 27 2017

28mins

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Rank #13: Episode 32: Arianna Huffington - Sleeping, Thriving & Preventing Burnout

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She's the woman behind Huffington Post, founder of Thrive Global and author of countless books. Arianna Huffington is one of the world's most powerful & influential women according to Forbes. In 2011, AOL acquired Huffington Post for $315 million and Arianna recently stepped down from the company to start a new company. Arianna shares the Why Not Now? moment when she decided to leave the company that bares her name. Show Notes:

  • Arianna's Why Not Now? moment happened immediately after she collapsed from exhaustion.
  • How we can change our perspective around accepting burnout as a necessary price of success.
  • The power of remembering that death is inevitable.
  • The data behind sleep, how technology gets in the way of our sleep and how we can change that.
  • Arianna explains how Silicon Valley's macho corporate culture must change & how it can change.
  • Twelve years ago, Arianna put citizen journalism on the map. What's next for the evolution of media?
  • How Arianna keeps her mind healthy.
  • Why Arianna left the Huffington Post - her recent Why Not Now? moment.
  • What is Arianna reading right now? All-time favorite book?
  • What keeps Arianna up at night?
  • What advice Arianna would give her younger self?
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Mar 29 2017

40mins

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Rank #14: Episode 142: Mel Robbins, Michelle Poler, Alison Levine - Scared? Do it anyway!

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Today's episode is about fear. My 3 guests - Mel Robbins, Michelle Poler & Alison Levine - share specific & tangible tools that will allow you to navigate & manage your fear more effectively. Before you listen, I invite you to think of something that you're afraid of; something that you're scared to do. Keep going back to that fear as you're listening because you can apply these tools today. By the end of this episode you will be on your way to overcoming whatever it is that you're afraid to take action on.

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Jul 07 2019

45mins

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Rank #15: Episode 132: Amy Jo Martin - I’m a Mom! (3 Months Early) Labor On a Layover

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Welcome to the world, baby Renegade! In true Renegade form, my son Lincoln Gray, decided to make his debut during a layover, while I was traveling alone, in Denver at 27 weeks. He came racing down the runway and into this world at a strapping 2 pounds, 3 oz. Lincoln delivered in the most natural (emergency) birth situation imaginable. Currently, he is doing very well for a micro-preemie. He'll be chillin' in the NICU for the next several months.   This episode shares the story and journey of the most difficult and horrifying, yet joyful, weeks I’ve ever experienced. It shook us to our core. And it’s been perfect. My husband and I created a few “rules of engagement” on the fly in order to get us through. We don’t claim to have fully processed this situation or have any “lessons” yet I share what is working for us during an extremely challenging time. We are taking things one hour at a time.    Lincoln is being cared for & doted on by one of the most incredible NICU expert teams & operations in the Nation at UCHealth. We couldn’t be in a better place. A few days prior to my pre-term labor, we were snowed in via a blizzard in the forest with closed roads. You can follow Lincoln’s progress on social media via #BabyLincolnLogs. Thank you to everyone who has sent positive energy and love our way. We have received them and they're working!   Welcome earth-side, Renegade Lincoln Gray!  

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Apr 21 2019

25mins

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Rank #16: Episode 11: Chris Sacca - Super Angel & Fierce Shark

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Everyone told Chris he was crazy when he quit his perfect gig at Google, leaving a pile of money behind. He put his first investment on a credit card and trusted his gut all the way to the bank. Twitter, Uber and Instagram are just a few of the gems Chris spotted before they were on everyone's radar. How did he do it? Why did he do it? He shares some of his gold in this episode.  

Learn more about Chris: https://chrissacca.com/

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Oct 26 2016

1hr 13mins

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Rank #17: Episode 40: Amy Jo Martin - The topics we rarely discuss.

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Mental health and suicide. Topics we rarely discuss. I share a personal story, a unique clip of Chris Cornell sharing his thoughts on the topic and the most powerful Why Not Now? conversation I have heard yet by Billy Corgan which saved his life. Why Not reach out if we need help working through something? Why Not reach out if we notice someone could use our help working through something? Why Not change the stigma?

There's a specific application of this topic for entrepreneurs. Our society has encouraged us to take the leap as entrepreneurs. And we have. The idea of launching a start-up has been romanticized. Rightfully so, in many cases. The freedom to design your own day and determine the fate of your own business is enlightening. Here’s the secret that we never tend to talk about though: the ups, the downs, the stress, the lack of sleep and the weight of the world on your shoulders can easily leave you lonely. The freedom we have as business owners can leave us comfortless. Speaking from experience, there have been times when the entrepreneurial road is quite dark and desolate. Here's my letter to Entrepreneurs.

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May 23 2017

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Rank #18: Episode 163: Simon Sinek - Activating Your Why

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In this episode we revisit Amy Jo's interview with best selling author, speaker and one of the top thought leaders in today's world, Simon Sinek. Simon helps individuals, brands and communities find their WHY – why they do what they do.

You'll hear Simon share his philosophy on finding your "Why?", what happens when you find it, why it's only the starting point; not the magic bullet and how he gets started on his own Why Not Now? ideas.

Check out Simon's new book "The Infinite Game", here

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Nov 30 2019

51mins

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Rank #19: Episode 50: Ross Martin - Operating System vs. Belief System

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Ross Martin has one of the most creative and strategic minds out there. He spent 13 years as a top executive at Viacom and recently started his own agency, Blackbird. Ross has guided countless household name brands, helping them innovate and create impact. I never know what guests are going to say when I ask them to share their Why not now moment. In this episode, Ross exercises a "Why Not Now?” moment on the show and shares a few really tough experiences that he hasn’t talked about before publicly.

  • Ross talks about Operating Systems vs. Belief Systems. What's the difference? Why do you need a belief system?
  • A very rare diagnosis leaves Ross in a place where the sound of his own voice was too much to bare.
  • Ross shares the building blocks of his identity, purpose and mission.
  • Ross talks about having "bodies of work" vs. linear career paths.

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Sep 26 2017

53mins

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Rank #20: Episode 63: Best of 2017 (part 2) - Mel Robbins, Jim Kwik & Lane Wood

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Mel Robbins, Jim Kwik and Lane Wood are not only three of my favorite guests over the past year but I personally selected these clips because they include tangible, tactical takeaways to help us tackle the New Year and prepare ourselves for positive transformation. Mel Robbins is a NY Times best-selling author and a top female speaker in the world. Jim Kwik is a world expert in learning who helps people with speed-reading, memory improvement and how to achieve optimal brain performance. Lane Wood transformed his entire life in less than one year - from his health to where he lives to his love life. He did a complete 180!

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Dec 28 2017

39mins

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