Rank #1: EP24: The Daily Habits of the Most Productive People
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.
Aug 16 2016
Rank #2: EP91: How to Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
Our goal on this week’s episode is to make you uncomfortable. Josh meets up with The Barefoot Executive author and speaker Carrie Wilkerson to discuss reaching outside your comfort zone, plus he and Shelby share tips for stretching yourself, finding your inner bravery and handling the things that make you uncomfortable when it comes to reaching for success.
Nov 28 2017
Rank #3: EP95: Positive Inspiration in the Palm of Your Hand
Would you take life advice from a text message? Thousands already are and this mobile form of motivation is catching on. Josh and Shelby sit down with the founders of SHINE Text, a messaging service that sends daily positive and inspirational messages to its users, to discuss how they are changing the landscape of self-care. Plus we discuss other apps, businesses and innovative ways that millennials are putting the personal back into personal growth.
Dec 26 2017
Rank #4: EP 80: 6 Success Habits of High Performers
This week we are focused on helping you boost your performance and discuss the new issue of the magazine. SUCCESS contributing editor Amy Anderson joins us to talk about what she learned about being her best during her time with Brendon Burchard, the world’s leading high performance trainer. Plus we hear from Brendon himself with a clip from the audio version of his new book, High Performance Habits.
Sep 12 2017
Rank #5: EP96: R-E-S-P-E-C-T
As we start the new year, we channel a little Aretha Franklin in talking about respect - the theme of this month’s issue of SUCCESS magazine. We hear from the Art of Charm’s Jordan Harbinger on the importance of leaving things better than you found them. Plus we share 5 ways to become a go-to person that people respect.
Jan 02 2018
Rank #6: EP61: How to Organize Your World the Marie Kondo Way
Have you konmari’ed your life? Shelby sits down in person with best-selling author and business woman Marie Kondo – and her translator – to discuss ways to find joy in simple living. Plus, Josh and Shelby discuss the konmari method of organizing and how it can improve your life.
May 02 2017
Rank #7: EP95.5: Trust Your Gut
Don't doubt yourself. Here are 3 times you should always trust your gut.
Dec 29 2017
Rank #8: EP44: 7 Ways to Build YOU the Brand
How you present yourself is a crucial piece to the success puzzle. In this episode Shelby and Josh discuss the importance of developing your own personal brand. They sit down with host of the Youpreneur podcast Chris Ducker to get insights on the best tactics for developing your personal brand, as well as some of the biggest pitfalls. Plus they share some specific tips for building your brand based on the advice of The Zen Marketing Group founder Shama Hyder.
Jan 03 2017
Rank #9: EP35: 5 Characteristics of Highly Successful People
Do you ever wonder what puts the truly successful people ahead of the game? Characteristics of the highly successful are always a hot topic. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby reveal the most common characteristics of successful people and share who they admire most. Leadership Editor John Addison shares the characteristics that every leader should possess. And a member of the success team joins in the conversation about what makes this week’s topic so fascinating.
Nov 01 2016
Rank #10: EP40: 5 Books that Can Change Your Life
The famous playwright and politician Joseph Addison once said, “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” So on this week’s episode we focus on the power of the written word. Josh and Shelby talk about the power of a good book with fellow SUCCESS team member Ross Crago. Writer Tony Rehagan reads his article from SUCCESS called Live Like Carnegie – A Month of Winning Friends and Influencing People. Plus we highlight some of the best and most popular personal development books out there.
Dec 06 2016
Rank #11: EP46: Face Your Demons
On this week’s episode we tackle the subject of personal demons and how to deal with them. Amy Anderson shares a personal story about her struggle with sobriety. Josh and Shelby dig deep with Amanda Enayati on how we can deal with a common personal demon – anxiety. Plus they cover the 5 fears that that we often never have the guts to face and how we can change that.
Jan 17 2017
Rank #12: EP90: Tim Ferriss' Tribe of Mentors
On this week’s episode, we sit down with the venerable Tim Ferriss, from the Tim Ferriss Show podcast and author of the new book Tribe of Mentors. He shares the “why” behind his new book-- he had questions when he turned 40 and wanted the advice of the best experts out there. We visit the archives to hear from one of the all-time great leaders and coaches, John C. Maxwell. And Josh and Shelby discuss how you can find the right mentors for your goals and aspirations.
Nov 21 2017
Rank #13: EP67: Boost Self-Belief with These 10 Steps
What do you believe in? Belief is the foundation for so many things in our lives. On this week’s episode, Josh and Shelby give you a sneak peak at this month’s issue of SUCCESS focused on the power of belief. They sit down with cover figure Bishop T.D. Jakes for a quick chat. Associate Editor Jamie Friedlander reads an excerpt from her moving story Me of Little Faith. And Josh and and Shelby go through some action steps you can take to bolster your self-belief.
Jun 13 2017
Rank #14: EP66: 5 Keys to a Healthier Brain
True health and wellness starts with a healthy brain. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby focus on the brain. They chat with Dr. Daniel Amen, one of the world’s foremost experts on brain research, about why a healthy lifestyle starts with the brain and how we can practice good brain health daily. Plus, Josh and Shelby share how a simple 5-minute exercise can be your key to a healthier brain.
Jun 06 2017
Rank #15: EP88: Step One to Becoming an Influencer
We can’t control everything in our lives but we can use the power of influence to sway things in our favor. But before you can influence those around you, you must first learn to influence yourself. This week speaker and trainer Michael Bernoff shares some essential questions we should ask ourselves regarding self-influence, in a clip from his popular speech at SUCCESS Live Long Beach. Plus, Josh and Shelby discuss 5 ways smart people influence themselves.
Nov 07 2017
Rank #16: EP86: How to Innovate Your Way to Success
On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby discuss why innovation is essential for success. They clarify what innovation means in an entrepreneurial sense and talk about how they have innovated in different ways here at SUCCESS. We chat with Chris Denson, host of the podcast Innovation Crush, about lessons he’s learned interviewing some of the world’s most daring and innovative people. And we share some wisdom from John C. Maxwell on how to create a culture of innovation as a team leader.
Oct 24 2017
Rank #17: EP47: 3 Tips for Making the Most of Your Money
Money is always a hot button topic, especially at the beginning of the year. Josh and Shelby get personal about their financial experience. We talk to Kyle Taylor, founder and CEO of The Penny Hoarder, one of the largest publications dedicated to helping you make the most of your money. And we share 8 ways you can be smarter with your finances starting today.
Jan 24 2017
Rank #18: EP85: What Type of Procrastinator are You?
On this week’s episode we tackle a beast of a topic, procrastination. Shelby fesses up to her last minute tendencies and we talk with Mary Lamia, author of What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions and Success, to learn why so many people are procrastinators. And we discuss the different types of procrastination and some seemingly counterintuitive advice for beating them all.
Oct 17 2017
Rank #19: EP52: Tips for Boosting Your Confidence
Confidence is the theme for SUCCESS this month, so we are talking about why it’s important to speak up for yourself and how you can stand your ground no matter the situation. First up Shelby and Josh take a beating from internet commenters and live to tell the tale. Then we hear from Christy Wright, author of the new book Business Boutique, about how women in particular can speak up in a business setting. And we take some tips on asserting ourselves from author Sophia Dembling.
Feb 28 2017
Rank #20: EP27: 15 Ways to Ask for What You Want
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.
Sep 06 2016