Why you don't do what you say you're going to do
Fear. The one thing that’s most likely holding you back from doing what you said you’d do. People are so afraid of the unknown and messing up no matter how big or small the task. It’s an uncomfortable episode today. Dan shares with you some brutally honest truths. Probably not what you want not hear, but what you need to hear. Show Highlights: Jonathan’s take on fear of the unknown (3:20) Simple 3 part formula for doing what you said you’d do (6:45) How pressure could actually help you get more sh*t done (13:10) How Bad Do You Want It? One of the main reasons people don’t follow through on what they said they were going to do is because the fear of doing ‘the thing’ far outweighs their desire for achieving the outcome. If you want to achieve your goals, set a deadline and be disciplined. (Listen in from 6:45: Dan shares his full three part formula for doing what you said you were gonna do). Today’s show is harsh but true.
25 May 2017
Future proofing yourself
Information. It’s everywhere. Page and pages of stuff on almost anything you can imagine. It’s why so many people stay grounded and never progress. Confusion over which tool to grow a business or which software to host a website on. If you find yourself stuck in a similar boat, today’s show will be your guiding light. Dan and co host Jonathan share with you how to future proof yourself by building your own brand. In a Rush? Jump Straight to The Point: Dan’s thoughts on automation bots (3:00) The two main ways to future proof yourself (3:50) The nutshell version: How to build brand ‘YOU’ (4:10) Harnessing technology in your business 15:50) Business VS Brand Your business is important but the one thing you’ve got to remember is that you are the only person who can’t be duplicated. Spending as much time building your own personal brand should be just as critical as growing your business. Automation & Personality With technology evolving at such a phenomenal rate, automation can sometimes feel like it’s taking over and ‘the next best thing’. But is it? Dan shares with you his take on automation bots and how to make sure they don’t take away from the personality of your business. Plug in and enjoy the show.
18 May 2017
Planning + Productivity + Focus
Short n sweet today - It’s all about simply listening in and doing the work. If you ever feel you want to get more stuff done, be more productive and live a better life, then you’re in the right place. Today, Dan gives you the ‘Diet Coke’ version of his glossy and sexy red book - The Get Sh*t Done Planner. Topics Covered: The very first step to getting more sh*t done that most don’t know (1:40) Key questions to ask yourself when trying to achieve your goals (8:35) Discipline and why you need it to get more done (9:50) Dan created his planner to help him get more sh*t done. It’s a simple system to clear your mind and allow you to focus on the really important stuff - in both your business and personal life. If you’re a serious player and want to take the ‘balls deep’ approach, pick up a copy of Dan’s awesome planner here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Get-Sh-Done-Awesome-Planner/dp/1781332207/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1493126521&sr=8-2&keywords=get+shit+done Enjoy the show!
11 May 2017
Social Media Savages
In today’s episode of Death, Glory Or Disappointment, Dan tells you about a recent challenge he ran for his tribe. The aptly named ‘Social Media Savage’ was a 7 day challenge designed to get people to take daily action to grow their social media presence using nothing more than their smartphone. Here’s Some Of The Key Takeaways: The truth about what Dan really does (3:00) The weird thing that happens when you take action (10:10) The art of dominating one social media platform (12:00) One thing that scares the sh*t out of most people (14:35) I’M IN! 600 people put their hand up and committed to the Social Media Savage Challenge and decided to step it up a gear. The first day saw a dramatic drop to just 300 who showed up. But you’ll never guess how many people actually completed the full 7 day challenge - trust me - it will surprise you. Saying something and doing something are completely different. The stories people tell themselves to not take action is mind blowing as you’ll find out in today’s show. For the few who did complete the challenge saw significant change in their lifestyle - in just seven days. Imagine what your life could look like if you committed to just a little bit of action on a daily basis?
4 May 2017
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The F*ck it fund
‘Everyone needs a f*ck it fund’ as Dan elegantly puts it. An easily accessible emergency fund that could support you for 3 - 6 months if sh*t ever did hit the fan. Show Highlights: How much you should allocate to your f*ck it fund (5:00) Making sense of your key performance indicators (6:45) The unsurprising truth about sharing more of your valuable content (7:40) Dan’s ‘sweet spot’ when it comes to social media posts (8:00) The importance of family time and saying no to opportunities (15:00) Before you can start your own f*ck it fund, it’s crucial you understand your business’s KPI’s (key performance indicators). What’s coming in and what’s going out. Once you know this, it’s an easy process of allocating a percentage of money to your f*ck it fund. However... “It’s surprising how many business owners don’t know their numbers” If you don’t know your numbers, it’s impossible for you to measure what’s working and what’s not. Do the work, know your KPI’s and like Dan, you could have yourself a safety net if anything did inevitably happen. You could also buy a silly Iron Man mask too… Tune in and enjoy the show!
27 Apr 2017
My take on your limits
Take a look at your life right now and ask yourself two questions: Are you happy?And Are you where you want to be when it comes to both business and personal development? If your answer was a hard no to either of the above, it’s because of your own limiting beliefs. The little voice sitting on your shoulder whispering negative thoughts into your mind. Limiting beliefs are what hold 99% of people back from living the life they want. In today’s show, the Bearded One shares his take on busting out the shackles of your own limiting beliefs and what happens as a result of doing so. He also shares with you his simple two step method for getting rid of limiting beliefs - whether you want to improve your business or personal life, this method is ‘the tits’ as Dan calls it. Not only that, you’ll get some Kaisen wisdom from some of Dan’s mentors and close friends like Ryan Levesque and Doberman Dan. Yep, it’s all inside this episode and much more. Strap yourself in for another episode of Death Glory Or Disappointment.
16 Feb 2017
Being the real you
So many people today are riddled with fear. The fear of what ‘might’ happen if they show up to the world raw and unfiltered. You probably wouldn’t believe me if I told you that Dan used to be the same. Holding back from the world. He even used to asterix out ‘bad words’ that might offend his audience. Let’s be honest, if you follow Dan on social media (or you’re a part of his 7000 + group of entrepreneurial lunatics), you’ll know Dan simply does not give a f*ck. But not now. In today’s show, Dan tells you why he made the decision to share the internal ‘daft’ self with the world. Warts n all. Here’s some show nuggets you wouldn’t want to miss: The real truth about what happens when you show up as the real you How Dan’s life has exploded exponentially by sharing his thoughts, feelings and beliefs with the world How a tech nightmare turned into one of the most ridiculous live stream imaginable (including Dan’s latest porn search) Want a slice of the action? Or does it sound a little ‘adventurous’ for your taste? Click here, plug in your headphones and enjoy the beast rap with Jonathan about being the real you.
9 Feb 2017
F*ck the anti-hustle crew
In today’s short insightful episode, the Beast gives you his take on the word ‘hustle’ and why there’s no such thing as an ‘overnight success’. Back in the late spring of 2016, Dan and his team of crazy entrepreneurs organised the aptly named ‘The Best Marketing Event Ever’. Amongst the lineup of speakers was none other than Gary Vaynerchuk who’s best known for his hustle and putting in ‘the work’ mentality. But is there another way? Is there an easier way to achieve your goals without working around the clock? Dan shares with you why hard work is apart of the process to get to the top and how the hustle switches once you reach your goals. You could say now the Beast takes slightly more relaxed approach to hard work - some say he hibernates. But when Dan is ‘on’.... he’s ON. The coffee and brain enhancing neotropics enhance the short bursts of real work. Putting in the hard yards at the start is essential and, in most cases, unavoidable. Whether you’re starting a new business, setting new fitness goals or working on your own personal growth...there’s no way around hard work to begin with. Grab yourself a coffee, put your feet up and enjoy Dan’s ‘balls deep’ views on hard work and hustle.
2 Feb 2017
DGD032: Be More Villain
Interesting episode with The Bearded Beast today. Inspired by Slacker De Luxe and friend Ben Settle, Dan shares his take on why you need to be more villain… … If you want to achieve success and all the moneyz. Things like: – Why do super-villains always make everyone play by THEIR rules and not the other way round? (It’s because of Villain Trait #1.) – Villain’s life is never perfect but Trait #2 helps him tweak his evil plans and move forward every single time. (Model this if you’re frustrated with things that never go as planned.) – There’s a reason why super-villains never give up, somehow manage to escape and come back to life. And if you want to achieve success? Trait #3 is what you need more than anything. – Have you ever wondered why a villain never gives up even when the whole universe is against him? It’s because of Trait #4. If you are doing things when everyone around you thinks you’re nuts you’ll need this trait just as much! – What makes a villain scope out an idea and crack on balls deep with their diabolical plans? Yup, Trait #5. And if you’re still waiting around for stars to align before you go do that thing you always wanted to do? You need more of #5 yourself! Now go ahead and listen to the whole thing. But be warned. At the end of it you will WANT to be a villain. Wanna bet? Click here.
5 Jan 2017
DGD031: Not Giving A F*ck
That’s right. The title of Dan’s favorite book is the topic of today’s show. Why? Because when everyone seems to be living the “zero fucks given” philosophy right now… Dan learned there is a subtle (and controversial) *thing* going on underneath that most people seem to be missing. For example: – Why when people say “I don’t give a fuck” it’s usually a lie. – How to become immune to negative opinions if you’re a massive people pleaser. – Discover what Dan does to people who constantly drag him down and are negative just for the sake of it. (Besides eating them for breakfast… ) – The Dan Kennedy “Three-Day Rule” you can use to stop other people from controlling how you feel. – The way Mr. Meredith transitioned from being terrified of people’s opinions to not giving a fuck anymore. – Three times the “Zero Fucks Given” philosophy shouldn’t be used – How to tell the difference between people that only want to hold you back and stop you from growing, and those that genuinely have your best interest in mind. So yeah… lot’s of cool stuff going on inside. If you want to understand the important but elusive difference between not caring and not giving a fuck (and how to apply it to your life) then there’s only one thing you need to do… Put your headphones on and jump right in!
29 Dec 2016
Or as Dan puts it, “consistency is the tits!” And yet, you won’t often hear people talk about it for two simple reasons: It’s unsexy and it’s boring. But guess what? If you apply it the way Dan tells you to, it can give you freedom AND results. Show nuggets you can’t miss: – A “cheeky” little question that puts Dan on the spot right from the start. – What are “Themed Days” and how they bring more consistency into Dan’s life. (If you’re anti-structure and a free spirit this could work for you better than anything else!) – Something cool Dan designed to help you get shit done and eliminate monstrous To-Do lists from your life forever. – The only reason that’s keeping most people from achieving the success they crave so much and it’s the same reason why Dan will out-live almost everyone. (And you don’t need any special talent for it.) – Does structure have to feel like prison? Not if you’re doing it Dan’s Way! – Hear the most unsexy coaching package that will outperform any other “30 Days To X” out there. (Dan swears by it.) Plus, can you guess why Jonathan doesn’t believe he’s talking to the same Dan from few months ago? Click right here and find out!
22 Dec 2016
DGD029: Time off
Guess what? Death, Glory or Disappointment Season Three is here! What’s that? You thought it’d never happen? You waited and waited and waited…. and then gave up? So did we! And we were all wrong, ha! Turns out, Dan had a plan. (Surprising as that may sound…) Here’s what you’ll hear in this episode: – The “naked” truth behind Dan going all M.I.A. and what brought him back on the show. – Why Dan is “cheating” on Jonathan and how that is going to benefit you! – The reason why Dan did the Big Purge in CWD, axed thousands of lurkers and whiners, and still managed to stir up more engagement in few days than your average Facebook group gets in a whole year! (As usual, when everyone zigs Dan zags and wins big!) – Has Dan finally turned into a MELT?! You’re going to be shocked when you hear all the things Dan doesn’t do anymore… but is happier than he’s ever been in return. (This one thing in particular left Jonathan speechless!) – Insider’s scoop: What Dan REALLY thinks about Gary V and all his hustling! – This one book helped Dan plan 2-hour work days and come up with six-figure money making ideas.(While lying on the sofa and looking at memes.) – How to make routines work for you when you don’t like structure. – What’s the final verdict on the whole Digital Nomad thing? (Surprisingly, both Jonathan and Dan share the same conclusion.) But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. You have to jump in for the real juicy stuff. Ready? Click right here.
15 Dec 2016
DGD026: Perfectionism and Procrastination
Now then Butter Cup, Would you believe me if i told you the i USED to be a procrastinator? No! Well I am telling you, if procrastination was a profession, i would be a Billionaire(With a B) There is another P that is just as dangerous to an entrepreneur, if left unchecked. Want the cure all to the 2P’s? I can promise a cure, but i can tell you what i have done to regain control, if so listen to this weeks episode SO THIS WEEK... Myself and producer extraordinaire Jonathan Rivera talk about - The 2P’s to avoid in life: Procrastination and Perfectionism - The 3/5 System - Moving the needle forward a little bit everyday - The only person that is not going to think it’s not perfect is you - Sometimes what you’re telling yourself isn’t actually the truth - Capitalizing on an opportunity is far more important than perfection - Trying to make it 100% perfect will hold back in your success in anything Listen to the podcast here.
21 Jul 2016
DGD024: Let it go...Let it go!
Now then Butter Cup, Bet you NEVER thought you would see the day the I “Bearded Beast” Dan Meredith would be singing or at least quoting a line from Frozen alas there is a point, i just don’t go around sing songs from frozen. Have you ever looked forward to something so much that when you actually did the thing, you did not enjoy it as much? Or maybe you have worked on something so hard and so long that when you finally finished it, it did not leave up to your expectation? Well I know why that happens to most people, and in todays podcast i am going to be prescribing the cure...like that one time my doctor prescribe some funky pain killers after i got bashed about in rugby. Want the cure all to that feeling of disappointment and being let down? Then listen to this weeks episode SO THIS WEEK... Myself and producer extraordinaire Jonathan Rivera talk about - Letting go of your attachments to Outcome - Be willing to give things a try - Doing your best whether it works or not - Looking at it as failure versus looking at it as feedback - Dissociate the emotion with what actually happens - What triggered Dan to make the change and let go of emotional attachment Listen to the podcast here. Toodle Pip
7 Jul 2016
DGD023: What the fugk do you do?
Now then Butter Cup, The subject line is a good representation of a good majority of the budding entrepreneurs. The reason they say this is because they lack discipline. Yeah thats right the key to becoming a morning person and thus more productive, you need more discipline, amongst other things. Want to know how to become more productive... Then listen to this weeks episode. SO THIS WEEK... Myself and producer extraordinaire Jonathan Rivera talk about - Snapshot of a day in the life of Dan - Letting your body wake you up when it wants to - The importance of putting yourself in a good mood to start the day - What time of the day he actually starts doing work stuff - Starting the day using “Peak Time” - The focus days, The free days and The buffer days. - Doing the same things on the same days to keep his head sorted Listen to the podcast here. Toodle Pip
30 Jun 2016
DGD022: How to build a loyal team
Howdy….. The journey of Entrepreneurship is a hard one, when starting out, you wear all the hats in your business, you alone are: CEO, CFO, HR, Customer support, Tech support, as you can imagine it can get pretty overwhelming pretty damn quick. That is why this week I want to talk to you about building teams.. Not JUST a team, but a team that is super productive and Loyal team. A team that will allow you to Travel the world and grow your business A team that will drastically reduce your workload A team that will allow you to focus on Growing your business. If you are currently struggling and wearing all the Hats in your business, then you want to listen to this weeks episode SO THIS WEEK... Myself and producer extraordinaire Jonathan Rivera talk about - Ways to build a loyal and awesome team - Digging in and finding out the right qualities of people for your team - Train People who have a moderate degree of aptitude - See if they are as driven and as willing to put the effort in as you are - Have a team of congruent personality types to support you - Treat them well as they become an integral part of your team - Don’t build a team of you’s. - How to handle staff members who wants to leave and move forward Listen to the podcast here. Toodle Pip
23 Jun 2016
DGD021: Balls deep the book is out
Now then Butter Cup, I am officially an author… A. REAL. LIFE. Author Someone let me write a book, not only that my “book” is also a BEST SELLER. If anything will show you that you DO NOT need anyone’s permission to do anything that you want to do. I Truly believe that EVERYONE has a book in them, and if you want to write your book and get it out to the world, so listen to this week’s episode to find out how you can do it. SO THIS WEEK... Myself and producer extraordinaire Jonathan Rivera talk about - Dan’s book launch and how its story applies to anything you’d like to accomplish - The phenomenal authority of having a book - Bringing out your best by being financially committed and giving yourself hard deadline - Be shameless in asking for help - Adapt to your friend’s feedbacks - Have someone to question you to get things out of your mind Listen to the podcast here. Toodle Pip
16 Jun 2016
DGD020: How to get out of your own skin: A guide for introverts
How to get out of your own skin: A guide for introverts
9 Jun 2016
DGD019: All flavors of fear
All flavors of fear
2 Jun 2016
DGD018: Can anyone really make it?
Can anyone really make it?
26 May 2016