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Listen to this success podcast each week to discover gems of inspiration to help you grow your motivation and mental toughness, expand your will to win and multiply your results. It’s never been easier to learn what to and how to do it for self improvement and personal development. This is truly a self help experience you won’t find anywhere else!

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Listen to this success podcast each week to discover gems of inspiration to help you grow your motivation and mental toughness, expand your will to win and multiply your results. It’s never been easier to learn what to and how to do it for self improvement and personal development. This is truly a self help experience you won’t find anywhere else!

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Success Sculpting Show with Stephen Pierce: Self Help | Self Improvement | Personal Development | Motivation | Inspiration

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Listen to this success podcast each week to discover gems of inspiration to help you grow your motivation and mental toughness, expand your will to win and multiply your results. It’s never been easier to learn what to and how to do it for self improvement and personal development. This is truly a self help experience you won’t find anywhere else!

Rank #1: 012 – How To Be Confident – 7 Steps To Building Confidence

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How To Be Confident In Virtually Anything!

How to be confident consistently to move your life forward is a critical skill to have.

And yes, you can learn how to gain confidence. You see, learning how to be confident is a skill, not some inborn predestined personality trait.

Building confidence is a skill you can… well, it’s a skill you can build.

Everyday, all of us are on the front lines of life fighting for progress. Of course how we define progress varies from person to person, company to company and even country to country.

Progress can be defined as peace, prosperity, position, power or people united for a common cause.

However you define progress, wherever the battle lines have been drawn, there is one sure-fire conquering force that can help you to carry the highest probability of victory and that force is called:

CONFIDENCE!

The need of confidence is not the mystery. The mystery seems to be in how to build self confidence and sustain an unwavering confidence that does not allow you to concede defeat even in the face of multiple failures.

A confidence that has you to know that success is imminent even while standing on the ledge of failure.

In today’s Episode of The Success Sculpting Show, we will go beyond the common “act confident” advice that is regurgitated the world over and roll up our sleeves and get behind the curtain of real “showtime” type confidence.

We will take the mask off the fake confidence and look at how to build a confidence so big and powerful that it can rival the pyramids of Egypt.

So, if you’re ready to finally learn how to be confident, then follow the 7 steps of building confidence in today’s Episode. Also, not put into today’s Show Notes are the “The 5 Ways To Strengthen Your Confidence Daily”. You must listen to the Show to get those insights.

So let’s get to, click “play” on the button above and start listening and learning how to be confident now.
He are some of the highlights from this Episode.

The #1 Confidence Question That No One Hardly Ask Is
  • Where is my confidence vulnerable?
    • Is it interdependent on circumstances and places and how things are going?
    • Is it co-dependent on acknowledgment from other people?
    • Is it independent of being hostage to people, places and things?
7 Steps To Building Commanding Confidence 1. Mental Self-Defense – Defend your mind (What weighs you down?)
  • Addictions
  • Anger
  • Hopelessness
  • Resentment
  • Self-Pity
  • Confusion
  • Doubt
2. No Huddle Offense – Rapidly take action to move your life forward (What lifts you up?)
  • Caring (Who do you care about?)
  • Humor (What makes you laugh?)
  • Purpose (What drives you?)
  • Generosity (Who do you like to give to?)
  • Detachment (What makes you feel free?)
3. Past-Tense Tension – Let the past be the past (What blocks you from your past?)
  • Complaining (Disagreeing with what was that has created what is.)
  • Blaming (Yourself, your past, your parents, your partner, who?)
  • Controlling (Trying to control the uncontrollable, like your past or other people from your past)
  • Arguing (With your past or with people that should remain in your past)
  • Externalizing (Feeling like a victim of past and present circumstances.)
4. Manage The Suspense – Manage your moods and emotional fears and uncertainty (Digg a trench in your purpose and a beachhead on your mission)
  • I’m doing this because I want;
    • To inspire people to…
    • To create new ways of…
    • To understand…
    • To help implement…
    • To do the most good to/for…
    • To discover new…
    • To solve problems for…
    • To unravel life’s mysteries around…
    • To build, organize and plan a…
    • To be a master of…
5. Know The Expense – What does lack of confidence cost you today? (What will it cost you going forward?)
  • Abundance & Prosperity
  • Purpose
  • Authenticity
  • Growth
  • Excellence
  • Leadership
  • Health
6. Have A Future Sense – Lean into your future not into your past (What themes are pulling you forward?(
  • Adventure
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Travel
    • One of mine used to be “Treasure Hunter” I was constantly looking for the treasure in myself and others and no automatically their would be great challenges in that journey going forward.
7. Condense The Course – Reduce your big picture dreams and goals into short term doable daily action steps

  • What can be done now?
  • What is to be done next?
  • Next actions?
  • Next items?
  • Use checklist, daily planning and project management methods
  • Do mini projects
  • Take micro steps to make progress and build momentum
  • Celebrate every completed action and step taken to encourage yourself.
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Nov 30 2012

1hr 18mins

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Rank #2: Stephen Pierce Discuss How To Be Mentally Strong

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In this episode of The Success Sculping Show with Stephen Pierce, we look at the 5 Pillars of Strength and How To Be Mentally Strong.

Today Stephen Pierce discusses how to get mentally strong as part of the 5 pillars of strength.

Those 5 Pillars include

  1. Your Meaning
  2. Your Mind
  3. Your Marketing
  4. Your Mentors
  5. Your Momentum

To understand how these all relate and contribute to your strength, hit the play about and listen to this fascinating conversation wy Stephen Pierce on the 5 Pillars of Strength and How To Be Mentally Strong.

Regardless of what you want to be, do, have, accomplish, create or contribute in life, strength and being strong is a requirement.

The reason it’s important to know how to be mentally strong is that you will always face obstacles, challenges, and setbacks. Life will always test our will and our resolve to have something. Life will always ask us to show that we not only what that thing, but we deserve it based on what we are willing to overcome.

I have a saying that goes like this “Your outcome is based on what you’re willing to overcome.”

Strength, knowing how to be mentally strong and getting strong mentally, spiritually, physically and emotionally can help us to face anything.

Not that strength makes challenges any easier, however, it does make it easier to face those challenges and push through the challenges.

So listen to today’s episode and discover how to be mentally strong.

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Apr 02 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #3: 7 Barriers To Success and How To Overcome Them

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Today, I want to talk about seven barriers to success because I believe understanding these barriers is critical to you becoming successful.

So, if you want to identify these barriers to success that could be holding you back and want to understand how to break through any of these barriers to success, then click play and let’s get to it.

[00:00:45] Barriers to Success #1: Being Reasonable

Being reasonable means going for what we think we can get versus what it is we really want.

Just because you haven’t accomplished that thing yet doesn’t mean you can’t accomplish it, and just because you haven’t done it before, doesn’t mean you can’t do it.

There’s a difference between possibilities and probabilities.

Anything is possible, but what is “probable” depends on what you are doing now.

Focus on increasing the probabilities and don’t mind what other people think is realistic.

Dare to be unreasonable.

[00:08:59] Barriers to Success #2: More of the Same

We want to make sure that what we are doing is what we should be doing.

Continuing to do more of what we’ve done before is not necessarily the right thing.

Remember that things are constantly shifting around us, so what worked before does not guarantee success today.

Think about companies like Pan American Airlines and Blockbuster which were once market leaders.

They got caught up in doing more of the same and lost their position.

Step back and evaluate where you are now and where you want to be in a few months or years.

Do you need to do things differently or do you need to do different things?

[00:17:56] Barriers to Success #3: Doubt

Doubt means believing in your limits instead of your unlimited potential.

Granted, we’re influenced by environments, by people, personalities, and attitudes, and sometimes we can become influenced by what happened in our past.

But once you set your mind and energy on something, doubt is an abuse of your belief system.

In fact, it’s a personal abuse because we’re the ones that choose our doubts.

The antidote is to have faith.

Start by looking backward on what you have already accomplished in life and all the skills you have acquired along the way.

Choose to have faith that you have what it takes to achieve your goals.

[00:28:17] Barriers to Success #4: Faith in The Familiar

We find comfort in old routines yet if we want a new result, we must be prepared to get out of our comfort zone.

Even if you’re happy with the same result, you have to know when it’s necessary to change.

In 2007, 2008, 2009, people were continuing to do the familiar; getting up, going to work, doing their jobs, but they got laid off.

Something had changed dramatically, and it was out of their control.

Comfort, like procrastination, is hypnotic but what makes you comfortable is not what’s going to make you great.

Decide where you want to go.

[00:32:42] Barriers to Success #5: Picking the wrong risk

Risks are inevitable in life.

When you risk being in love, you risk being hurt.

When you risk winning, you risk losing.

The question is, will this risk move me towards my goals, vision, and mission, or is it going to keep me defending what it is that I have?

Where there is a small risk, there is probably only small rewards and small winnings.

Use your intelligence and get proper counsel but go out there and risk it all to win it all.

You’ve got one life, don’t put it on the shelf because you’re afraid of losses.

[00:35:55] Barriers to Success #6: Passivity

There are those that want to succeed, and then there are those that refuse to live without it.

Those that only want success are relaxed in their comfort zone, talking about it, wishing and wanting, but not rolling up their sleeves to “put their belly to the bar.”

You can believe in the law of attraction, but without work, no amount of speaking will bring success into existence.

It’s okay to have a vision, a mental image as a blueprint for your goals.

In fact, it is necessary to have that image to help you plan.

But then you have to get to work to achieve it.

[00:41:20] Barriers to Success #7: Preparation

Preparation is not bad! But planning and preparing for too long turns into procrastination.

Every plan that you expect to execute is an assumption that it will work and the only way to prove our assumptions right or wrong is to take action.

It’s great to have coaches, mentors, consultants, or go to seminars, read books and listen to shows like this, but action is your biggest teacher.

A seed in a drawer will always remain a seed and never becomes the harvest.

Go out there, plant yourself with action, and produce the harvest that you can produce, by overcoming these seven barriers to success.

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Jan 19 2018

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Rank #4: Holton Buggs - The Mindset of a $1.3 Million A Month MLM Earner

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This episode is incredibly special for all entrepreneurs, network marketers, direct sellers, whether you own a business, or have a sales position within a company. If your sales are dependent on your growth, today is your day.

We have with us the $1.3 million-a-month MLM legend, Holton Buggs, the driving force behind ORGANO product launches and incentive programs. He is currently the Chief Visionary Officer, responsible for the global vision that will set the tone and pace for business growth and continued global expansion for ORGANO.

Long before his success, Holton was $250,000 in debt, had his Lexus repossessed, and was 45 days away from foreclosure. He knew that something had to change, and that change had to be him.

Since achieving success, Holton’s mission is to affect the lives of over 100 million people, spiritually, financially, and personally, and this podcast is one way of doing that.

[00:02:17] Chiseling and Sculpting to Unearth a Millionaire

Holton sees his journey through different careers and entrepreneurial pursuits, as a process of chiseling and sculpting. At his low moment, you saw a person in debt on the outside, but he knew there was a millionaire on the inside, waiting to rise to the surface.

[00:03:41] Exposure Helps You to Expand Your Vision  

When you can’t imagine more than what you see in your current circumstances, your abilities are limited. Be willing to expose yourself to a different world by exploring what other people have managed to achieve, and let that help you develop your vision of what you want. It is your vision that gives you strength in tough circumstances.

[00:08:04] Giving up Was Never an Option

From early days, Holton’s goal was to make something out of himself and provide better opportunities for his family. As he went through several failure moments, he decided that he could change tack, he could change his enterprise, he could change his career, but he would not give up on his goal.

[00:20:10] Keeping Emotions in Check  

Commitment to continuity produces emotional stability; you have to be committed to being continuous in your pursuit. Just because you don’t enjoy doing something, doesn’t mean that it’s the wrong thing to do. When something feels burdensome, you may need to put in more effort instead of lapsing into negative self-talk.

[30:30] You Don’t Get What You Want, You Get What You Picture

Create a picture of what you desire, and that becomes your destination. Personal growth and what you feed your mind is the navigational system that will get you there.

[00:43:21] Don’t Waste an Opportunity to Learn from Leaders

When in the company of leaders or wealthy people that you admire, don’t be content with merely being present. Become their student by studying their techniques, asking questions, and paying attention to their stories.

[00:47:41] WiiN Worldwide

Earlene Buggs started WiiN to bring women together and show them that they can support each other to accomplish diverse goals. WiiN helps women deal with emotions and challenges that often prevent them from pursuing or accomplishing their dreams at home and work. Earlene also shares inspiration through a blog, EB’s Pink Notes.

[00:51:58] OG Cares

Holton started this charity to help disenfranchised youth all around the world. OG Cares invests time and money into young lives to help them understand that they can be successful and wealthy in business.

[00:55:15] Destiny Conference

A brainchild of Pastor Keion Henderson, with the support of Bishop TD Jakes and Holton Buggs, Destiny Conference is a business conference. It attracts people from different backgrounds, cultures, nationalities, and business mindsets because everybody wants to know how to achieve or work towards their destiny.

[00:57:45] Holton’s Parting Shot

Listen to this podcast many times and take notes. Don’t try to do everything at once because there is no shortcut to achieving big goals. Master the skills and mindsets one at a time.

Holton Buggs Notable Quotables

[00:08:50] Don’t marry the method, marry the mission. – Holton Buggs

[00:29:54] Fear should not paralyze you. Fear should move you and motivate you, if you repurpose it, re-categorize it and understand how to use it as energy. – Holton Buggs

[00:39:41] People only hate up, nobody hates down. – Holton Buggs

[00:52:33] Stop feeling guilty about putting yourself first sometimes. – Holton Buggs

[00:59:06] I did not take the elevator to success, I took the stairs. – Holton Buggs

LINKS

Holton Buggs

OG Cares

WiiN Worldwide

Destiny Conference

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Dec 28 2017

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Rank #5: 011 – How To Be Happy – Being Happy When All Hell Is Breaking Loose

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So you want to know how to be happy?

Well, being happy is not just a choice, it’s a strategy.

Most people have decided that they want to be happy, however many people don’t have a strategy for being happy in the face of overwhelming opportunities to be unhappy.

In today’s episode of The Success Sculpting Show you’re not only going to learn how to be happy, you’re going to get a specific battle-tested strategy for being happy even when all hell is breaking loose around you and the number of reasons to be unhappy far outweigh the reasons to be happy.

So let’s get to it, click the play button above to start listening to this latest podcast Episode..

Here are the Show Notes for this Episode.

From Sandbox to Sadbox

  • As kids we would have fun playing in the sandbox creating little cool sculptures with our friends.
  • As adults, we’ve migrated from the sandbox into what I call the sadbox.
  • There we use the fragile pieces of our past to build monuments to our mistakes and castles to our past carelessness that keeps us held down in unhappiness.
The Co-Dependency of Happiness
  • Sometimes are happiness is not based on how we feel about what we’ve done, but based on how other people feel about what we’ve done.
  • So the knobs that can turn up or turn down our happiness are under someone else’s control.
  • Thus, we are not the cause of our own happiness, we are the effect of happiness because we wait for others to gives us the approval to be happy with their stamp of approval, acceptance and appreciation.
  • Just think about the extent of unhappiness one can have if it was based on other people’s appreciation of what we’ve done or acknowledgement of what we’ve done.
The Unhappy Bugger Strategy
  • Attack:
    • “You know, you should really be unhappy about…”
  • 5 Step Counter-Attack
    • 1. “I am unhappy about…” (Acknowledge it!)
    • 2. “But what I am happy about is…” (Counter it!)
    • 3. “What I’m also happy about is…” (Stack it!)
    • 4. “What excites me about that is…” (Crush it!)
    • 5. “Just imagine…” (Elevate it!)
Listen to this Episode to hear how I have used this 5-Step Counter-Attack strategy with weight loss and public speaking. Create a DIStance Between You and Discouragement To Close The Gap On Happiness
*Break Down The Discouragement

  • 1. Discard the personal discord (self-hatred, self-rejection, self-condemnation) to create harmony
  • 2. Discharge and release the feelings of guilt, shame and pity
  • 3. Discover and dismantle unforgiveness, bitterness, blame and witchcraft
  • 4. Discontinue all victim-hood.

*Build Up The Encouragement

  • 1. Discover your joys (focus is the fuel, experience calm in chaos and harmony in havoc)
  • 2. Discuss what makes you happy (conversation choice, complaining is a choice)
  • 3. Disclose your love to others (saying “I love you” allows you to feel and experience the love yourself)
  • 4. Be a disciple of of gratitude, not a victim of ingratitude

Got a question? Feedback? Have thoughts about The Show?

If you have thoughts and questions or have topics you want to hear about on The Success Sculpting Show, then email me at feedback[a]successsculpting[dot]com (audio files welcomed) and I will incorporate them in the show.

Record a voice message and I’ll try and play it on the show. Call (469) 546-5093 to leave a voicemail.

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If you enjoyed today’s show, how about showing some love and using one of the buttons below to “Share” …”Like” or …”Tweet” today’s Episode. And I welcome your feedback on today’s Episode, so talk back to me below. Really appreciate it… THANK YOU! 🙂

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Nov 23 2012

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Rank #6: 009 – Free Your Mind – How To Overcome Mental Strongholds, Thought Prisons and Mind Traps

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Today’s episode on Free Your Mind could be the tipping point that gives you the insights that you can run with to overcome mental strongholds, breakout of negative thought prisons and finally sidestep the mind traps that snare you into a life of struggle and defeat.

I know that’s a mouthful and perhaps a tall order.

However, I believe we can deliver on that because what I’ll be sharing with you in this Episode created a grow inflection point for me.

What I mean is, that once I fully grasp what I’ll be sharing with you today, I was able to build a mind like a steel trap and be darn near emotionally bulletproof.

By being “emotionally bulletproof” I don’t mean not feeling, what I mean is not allowing negative and sabotaging feelings to sidetrack and derail you.

So let’s get started.

Here are the some of the key notes and points from this Episode.

The Conception to Crisis Navigation 1. What’s “natural” is the power of our minds (God’s contribution to us) 2. Our “nature” is coded and sculptured by those around us in infancy (Our guardians contribution to us) 3. What we “nurture” is decided by us as well minded adults. (Our contribution to ourselves) The greatest deception of who you think you are is preventing you from experiencing the greater discovery of who you really are. Chances are, you are “Affected & Afflicted” by The Whispering Words Of Witchcraft  1. Witchcraft is about control via spells 2. Verbal spells can consist of negative labels that people place on you or that you place on yourself How You Become Spellbound 1. A negative verbal spell is spoken over you repeatedly by someone. (This is “casting the spell”) 2. It then becomes your own internal incantation. (This is you capturing and carrying the spell.) Wekipedia: An incantation is a charm or spell created using words. An incantation may take place during a ritual, either a hymn or prayer, and may invoke or praise a deity. In magic, occultism, and witchcraft it is used with the intention of casting a spell on an object or a person. To Affirm is Not to Incant 1. An “Affirmation” is like hearing about how good a meal taste. (Disengaged senses) 2. While an “Incantation” is more like actually eating the meal. (Fully Engaged senses) Many people are living their lives spellbound under the spells and controlling witchcraft of other people *Spellbound means to be entranced by or as if by a spell; fascinated. To be fascinated is 1. to attract and hold attentively by a unique power, personal charm, unusual nature, or some other special quality; enthrall:
2. to arouse the interest or curiosity of; allure.
3. to transfix or deprive of the power of resistance, as through terror: The sight of the snake fascinated the rabbit. The 3 Phases of The “Broken Halo” Effect 1. The Invasion: There’s a crack in your halo that breaks inside you and leads you into bondage (This is generally from the lies you are told about yourself, your past, your future, your possibilities) 2. The Infiltration: Where the words take root and create internal beachheads and strongholds. (This is when we validate what has been said) 3. The Institution: The stronghold then strangles your true identity (This is when our life is now filtered through the lens of those lies) 5 First Physical Acts Of Going From Spellbound, To Spellbreaking 1. Delete the emails with the negative verbal spells in them 2. Delete the text messages with the negative verbal spells in them 3. Delete the voicemails with the negative verbal spells in them 4. Throw away the letters with the negative verbal spells in them 5. Disconnect from the relationships that dispatch and/or support the negative verbal spells The DNA of DestructionD“oubt “N“egativity “A“ttitude 5 Things To Remember To Remain Free From Verbal Witchcraft 1. Don’t harvest what people try to plant in your head. 2. Don’t let “what” you are distort “who” you are. 3. Believing you can’t isn’t the problem, it’s not believing you can. 4. Moments of doubt aren’t destructive, it’s the momentum of doubt. 5. Falling in quicksand isn’t the problem, it’s not being about to get out. I Appreciate Your iTunes Reviews! It’s very valuable to have a 5-star rating and/or written reviews as a content producer. Not only is it encouraging to produce more content from the feedback, but it also encourages others to listen to the show and allows us to get our message of hope, mental toughness and winning to more people.If you enjoyed today’s show, please take a moment and rate and comment on iTunes for The Success Sculpting Show.

Got a question? Feedback? Have thoughts about The Show?

If you have thoughts and questions or have topics you want to hear about on The Success Sculpting Show, then email me at feedback[a]successsculpting[dot]com (audio files welcomed) and I will incorporate them in the show.

Record a voice message and I’ll try and play it on the show. Call (469) 546-5093 to leave a voicemail.

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Nov 09 2012

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Rank #7: How to Change Your Life - Amazing Secrets Revealed

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Would you like to know how to change your life?

If the answer is yes and you want to know how to change your life, then hit play and listen to today’s episode.

[00:05:00] The Psychological Effect

There are two parts of the brain; the conscious and the subconscious. Your conscious mind is like a coach while your subconscious mind is like the players in a game.

In the same way that players do whatever the coach instructs them to do, your subconscious mind obeys the messages that you feed it with.

Coach your subconscious mind to work towards success by controlling five types of messages:

  • Where you focus your thoughts: Focus on positive future outcomes instead of past disappointments.
  • Self-talk: Rather than saying destructive things and talking to yourself about past failures, say something constructive that will support you. Talk to yourself about previous successes and future positive expectations.
  • Mental Images: Replace images of failure with images that envision your success.
  • Feelings: Refuse to harbor feelings of doubt and apprehension.
  • Beliefs: Believe that this is something you can do.

[00:12:06] You Have Control over What You Do with the Bad

You may not be able to control what person comes into your life speaking negative things to you, but you can control the amount of awareness and energy you give it.

You can choose not to spend time and energy stressing over negative talk and past bad experiences.

[00:14:17] You Cannot Make Money and Excuses at the Same Time

A big dream-destroyer is to keep doing what is convenient and comfortable instead of doing what will make you great.

Change your thinking patterns.

When thoughts of “I can’t” begin to cloud your mind, stop them and immediately replace them with thoughts of “I can.”

[00:19:57] The One Thing That We Can Control

Many of us spend time frustrated about things that we have no control over, sometimes worrying about the future and things that have not yet happened.

That is a destructive way of thinking. You have the power to reject thoughts that don’t support you.

[00:28:07] Some Truths About Money

The first truth is that debt is okay if you know what to do with it. Use borrowed money to invest in things that appreciate to give you a positive ROI.

The second truth is that money never sleeps, so find a system that allows you to make money 24/7.

Put your money where you can earn passive residual income.

When you stop working and you stop getting paid, you’ll still have money coming in.

[00:39:25] Take Action

Nothing happens until you take action. Begin by taking advantage of other people’s wisdom through reading books and taking courses.

It is said that people who make the most money have the hugest libraries because they’re continuously learning.

But having the right information is useful only if you use it.

Action may require that you rearrange your schedule to invest time into a new venture or borrow funds to get started.

Be decisive and do what you need to do to get to where you want to go.

[00:45:43] Understanding the Process Will Help You Have Patience

Impatience prevents many from becoming successful; either they overestimate how fast something can happen, or they underestimate what is required of them to make it happen.

As a result, they quit before their investment of time, money, and energy has had a chance to yield results.

Understanding the process gives you the sense to allow enough time for efforts to materialize.

[00:57:13] Making Progress Is a Personal Choice

By our choices or by what we’re focusing on, we are either helping to manifest our goals, or sabotaging ourselves.

The power that every single one of us has in common is the power of choice.

We choose to shape our lives according to the outcomes we want to have and based on the kind of contributions we want to make in this world.

Additional Quotes

  • Mind is the cause. Money is the effect. – How To Change Your Life by Stephen Pierce
  • If you want to change what’s in your hand, you have to change what’s in your head. – How To Change Your Life by Stephen Pierce
  • Make decisions based on what it is you want, not based on what it is you have. – How To Change Your Life by Stephen Pierce
  • There is no middle ground. Either you are growing, or you are dying, that is just the cycle of life. Period. – How To Change Your Life by Stephen Pierce
  • There’s the role that we play, and then there’s the role all the laws and elements play. Know your role and play that part. – How To Change Your Life by Stephen Pierce

Stephen Pierce Success Sculpting Show is also available on Stitcher, Google Play, iTunes, and iHeartRadio.

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Feb 01 2018

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Rank #8: 010 – How To Know Thyself – Lessons In Self-Awareness And How It Impacts Your Success

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Today’s Episode of The Success Sculpting Show is about How To Know Thyself. The purpose to know thyself is to understand that being made as a uniquely powerful handcrafted stone by God is far more powerful knowledge to live by than to allow the lying crafty hands of another man or women to mold you into a mere brick. There is a life breakthrough waiting for you in today’s episode, so let’s get started. Here are the highlights and Show Notes from today’s episode. Cancel, Don’t Counsel We need to stop trying to counsel relationships that need to be canceled relationships. The greatest desperation is to discover who we are;
  • When we don’t know ourselves, we create substitutes.
  • We substitute a life of substance for a life of substance abuse.
  • We prostitute our true identities for the coins of social acceptance.
  • We are addicted more to what others think than to what God thinks.
The substitutions, prostitution, and addictions leave one hollow;
  • So we don’t have self-esteem, we have shell-esteem
  • There’s no self-confidence, just shell-confidence
  • And our self-image is replaced with a shell-image
  • This is because what’s left of yourself is just the shell of ourselves, of who we really are.
  • Hard on the outside, hollow on the inside.
  • At the same time, we are fragile and easily fracture and fragmented when something or someone says or does anything to malign the fake self we are aware of and try to protect.
We live in a world where most people are driven by two things
  1. Impress someone else (Acts of idolatry to want their approval as if they are our God)
  2. Stress the thoughts and opinions of someone else (Acts of slavery to allow the words of others to snare our souls)
Ego Over The Soul Instead of being driven by a soul seeking peace and expression, most are controlled by an ego seeking power and position. People Feel Power and Position Is Important Because
  1. It impresses those we idolize.
  2. It lifts us up to become the next idol to be idolized (worshiped) by others
When You Know Yourself
  • When you know yourself, you can encourage yourself instead of discouraging yourself.
  • When you know yourself, you can support yourself instead of sabotage yourself.
  • When you know yourself, you can trust yourself.
  • Trusting yourself is a prerequisite to taking action
  • Taking action is a prerequisite to success in anything and everything
3 Primary Prerequisites of Success
  1. Psychological/Emotional (mind)
  2. Eternal (spirit)
  3. Physiological (body)
Dual Positions
  1. Interconnected (Spirit, Soul, and Body)
  2. Co-Dependent “Think it (mind), Do it (body) Endure it (Spirit)
The “Know Thyself” Prerequisites Of Success & The Attacks
  1. Trusting Yourself & Peace of Mind (Attacked by fear and anxiety)
  2. Self Image/Identify &, Worth (Attacked by rejection and low-self esteem)
  3. Decisiveness (Attacked by confusion, doubt, and uncertainty)
The Warfare to be Self Aware
  • People want to define you and confine you (Molding who you are)
  • People want to control you (Directing who you are)
  • People want to censor you (Smothering who you are)
Know Your “Perceived” Limitations (Blocks) (Complete these sentence stubs) “I don’t ….” “I can’t ….”
“I reject ….” What To Know To Know Thyself:
  • Know Your Strengths
  • Know Your Weaknesses
  • Know Your Gifts
  • Know Your Skills
  • Know Your Opportunities
  • Know Your Threats & Opposition
  • Know Your Likes
  • Know Your Dislikes
  • Know Your Vision
  • Know “What” You Think
  • Know “How” You Think
  • Know “Who” Taught You How & What To Think
  • Know What Challenges You
  • Know Your Challenges
  • Know What Sabotages You
  • Know Your Anxieties
Your stability is not found by standing in the hands of another man, or women. Your safety and security is not found by seeking soul acceptance and social approval from those around you. Your stability, safety, and security can only be found by seeking the spirit of truth and the God who created both spirit and represents the truth.

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Nov 16 2012

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Rank #9: Dr. Troy Nash - Investing in Yourself to Succeed

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Today’s guest is unlike no other and we’re glad to have him on the show.

Dr. Troy Nash came up the hard way. He rose from a poor inner-city street kid living in public housing on welfare with no father in the home, to becoming a two-term city councilman in Missouri, traveling to nearly 40 countries around the world promoting humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchanges, earning six advanced degrees including a doctorate in education, an MBA, and a law degree, to becoming the first African American executive named partner/shareholder in a top commercial real estate firm in the history of the State of Missouri.

In this interview, you’ll learn the inspiring story on how education helped him to become who he is today despite his background, how he started changing his community starting with his three older brothers, and how to break free from your where you are now to a life of success despite the various barriers that may come your way.

Quotes from the interview

 The reality is, it (change) starts with you.  You simply have to make up your mind, throw your arms out and say I had enough and take one little action and to understand life is not a straight line.” – Dr. Troy Nash

“It all starts with you. You have to put good stuff in your head in order to get good stuff out in life. There’s no other way” – Dr. Troy Nash

“You have to find that thing that is the essence of who you are; your passion.” – Dr. Troy Nash

Key Ideas from Dr. Troy Nash

 [02:10] How important it is for people to invest in themselves to succeed

It’s the only way you can to succeed. Everything starts with YOU. Troy started to change when he got tired of ‘everything’.

[03:31] What did he do differently that allowed him to become what he is today despite his background

He challenged the conventional wisdom and he got tired of the stigma where an African American is associated with criminality. The US Airforce was his way out and being in the military taught him education. After being back from service, he along with his 3 older brothers converted his little ‘ghetto house’ into a school by helping his brothers with their GED scores. He enrolled his 3 older brothers to college for the very first time and recruited hundreds of people from his community.

[13:12] How to reprogram the mind to get in the direction you want

You must put in the conscious, deliberate effort to improve yourself. Part of improving yourself is surrounding yourself with people who have dreams, hopes, and ambitions. Sometimes, you’re gonna find yourself alone and if you can deal with it, then you’re on your way to success.

[16:00] How to focus in world that is socially distracting

You have to write your own story”. He was given an opportunity and grabbed it! Anybody can do it, but the reality is there are barriers to it like racism, jealousy hate, envy, etc. that you must deal with on your road to success.

[18:42] How to overcome the fear of overcoming barriers that scares them like disapproval, biases, racism, etc.

According to Dr. Troy, it’s about manipulating your subconscious mind.  He did it by changing the environment he’s in. He listened to inspirational things, surrounded himself with positive people.

[22:08] How to break free from ‘addiction’ so they can start manipulating your subconscious mind while ‘gravity’ is pulling them from the negative

Based on his limited experience, what worked for him is about thinking differently and changing his habits. Drenching yourself to change is necessary.  He shared a story and the gist of it is about taking small steps and being consistent with it until it becomes a habit. Whenever the temptation kicks in, focus your mind on the negative or the pain that it will cause you.

[28:20] How to persevere in times of trouble when pain is the negative pain (like divorce, or betrayal which he went through)

When he was going through a divorce or other troubles he’d been through, seeking knowledge became his coping mechanism. He turned to reading books and it allowed him to escape in a world that’s beyond his physical environment. As he got older, he adopted the philosophy of “this too shall pass”. When things happened to him now, he enjoys it because it gives him an opportunity to challenge himself.

[34:57] How to become more honest with ourselves

You have to find your passion and not worry about what others will say.

[37:40] Dr. Troy’s daily ritual to keep him on track

The key here is consistency. He shared his daily routine where he starts his day with positive stuff by sharing positive messages on social media (He thought of sharing positive messages on social media for a year and it blew up and compiled it into a book and other opportunities). After that, he goes through the normal routine of an entrepreneur and a real estate business executive; and when he gets home, that’s when he does his passion projects.

[42:02] Book that he’s reading right now

He now he listens to audiobooks like The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice: Dennis Kimbro.

Connect with Dr. Troy Nash:

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Dec 15 2017

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Rank #10: Fred Hammond - Success and Reinventing Yourself

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Today’s episode will be like music to your ears.

We have Fred Hammond a gifted vocalist, songwriter, musician, producer, and arranger.

He has sold over 8 million albums and is a mainstay on Billboards Gospel Chart top 10.

His previous release, Pages of Life Chapters I & II, exceeded Double Platinum status and held number one position on the Billboard Gospel Chart for over 15 weeks.

He is CEO of Face to Face productions and has served as a producer on more than 100 album projects, racking up numerous awards and nominations including Grammy, BET, NAACP, Image, Stellar, Dove, and GMWA Excellence Awards.

Fred took his creative savvy a notch higher with the movie The Gospel and co-wrote and directed the smash hit musical drama Been There Done That. Today, we talk about success and reinventing yourself.

[00:05:46] Fred Gets Personal About How He Almost Didn’t Get Born  

From an early age, Fred felt a divine connection and eventually received a calling to bring a message of love to people who feel unwanted and unimportant.

[00:12:02] Nobody Can Abort What the Most High Is Giving Birth to  

Sometimes people get discouraged and abort their dreams because they feel inadequate or inferior. If the people around you suck positive energy out of you, get away from them and find the people that will help you. You also need to beware that often when you are close to achieving your goal, the enemy will put up a big struggle to stop you.

[00:18:46] Work on Your Self-Belief  

Self-doubt can hold you back, like the 10 spies in Numbers 13 who thought the Israelites were as insignificant as grasshoppers.  Press forward and choose to keep your mind focused on the possibilities. If one method doesn’t work, try something else but don’t be quick to give up.

[00:22:32] Be Prepared for Rejection and Don’t Take It Personally  

In searching for credit to buy a tour bus, Fred heard the word “no” 200 times. With each “no” he took the feedback as an opportunity to improve on his proposal and be better prepared the next time. When people say no, it’s not about them not liking you, it’s about you not being prepared. Humble yourself and keep working hard.   

[00:32:00] Remain Committed and Consistent Even When You Don’t Feel like It  

Make up your mind that you have a purpose to achieve. Let your purpose drive you in identifying your vision and a plan for how to get there. This might mean walking by faith when you are filled with fear. The song I Will Trust was birthed during a time when Fred was afraid, and The Most High seemed to be silent.

[00:47:27] Perseverance and Tenacity

When you are clear about your vision, you don’t need people’s approval to move forward. Sometimes they are just uncomfortable with the fact that you are evolving; don’t let another person’s drama bring you down.  When Fred was working on a love-song album, it made some people in his circle uncomfortable, but he did it anyway and received 10,000 likes on iTunes.

[00:53:35] The Genesis of the Song No Weapon  

As he was listening to a pastor deliver a message of hope and promise to someone, with the organ playing in the background, Fred was inspired to compose No Weapon. It happened so spontaneously that he believes it was divinely written.

[00:58:37] What Fred Is Currently Working on  

Fred is working on new episodes of That’s My Reality. He is also working on two films, a play, Festival of Praise 2018, and the Fred Hammond app. He plans to release a new track every month in 2018 on Spotify and other digital platforms.

[01:02:23] Finding Success, Reinventing Yourself and Being Persistent  

Know your purpose. Believe that you’re here on earth for a purpose and not just to exist, no matter where you are right now.  Identify your purpose, educate yourself on how to achieve it and figure out your platform of how to get it done.

Connect with Fred Hammond

Fred Hammond Website

Fred Hammond – That’s My Reality

Festival of Praise 2018

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Dec 21 2017

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Rank #11: Melinda Emerson - Small Business Advice to Succeed as Your Own Boss

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Melinda Emerson Shares Small Business Advice to Succeed as Your Own Boss 

In today’s episode, we have the SmallBizLady herself, Melinda Emerson, America’s #1 Small Business Expert. She is an internationally known keynote speaker and is founder and president of Quintessence Group, an award-winning marketing consulting firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Melinda is an expert on small business startups, business development, and social media marketing, and her small business advice is widely read, reaching more than three million entrepreneurs every week online.

She is frequently quoted by media organizations including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, MSNBC, CNBC and Fox News. Melinda hosts #Smallbizchat, the longest running live chat on Twitter for small business owners; Forbes Magazine named her the #1 Woman for Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter. She publishes her resource blog at succeedasyourownboss.com which is syndicated by the Huffington Post.

Melinda is the author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months which is in its second edition, and the e-book, How to Become a Social Media Ninja.

[00:03:13] Start with a Life Plan before a Business Plan

It takes 18-24 months for a small business to break even, and in the first few years, there is a lot of sacrifices involved. Without proper planning, people quit good jobs to start a business and then end up hating it because they didn’t think it through.

[00:08:34] Being Successful in Business Requires Discipline    

You must use financial information to make business decisions. Have proper discipline and focus, in setting up structures, systems, processes, and plans for your business. Melinda explains how to avoid being a conference junkie; be disciplined about the events you attend and use a networking strategy.

[00:19:31] The 6 C’s of Social Media Communication

  • Connect: Find out where your target is online
  • Communicate: Decide what you will communicate
  • Content: communicate with helpful content
  • Consistency: communicate consistently
  • Community: become a trusted member of the community
  • Commerce: after you gain trust, you can turn the relationship into commerce

[00:23:38] Tips for Starting Your Own Business in 12 Months

Make sure that you have something to offer the marketplace and then plan your transition from having a job to starting a business. Know how you will fund your business and come up with your own marketing plan.

[00:31:27] Some Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

The number one reason is that people don’t think about how hard it is to run a business. Secondly, people often don’t have a network to sell to. Third, people fail to nurture their existing customers. Fourth, people don’t save enough money before starting a business. Fifth, they fail to manage their business on a budget.

[00:45:26] A Crash Course in Social Media   

Start by having your website ready and a way of capturing email addresses of the people who visit. Next, identify your niche target customers and where they hang out online. Then have a content strategy and an editorial calendar. Be patient because when you start a blog, it takes anywhere from 6-12 months to get a comment.

[00:57:20] Every Successful Person Needs a Coach

Oprah has three coaches. If you can’t afford to hire a coach, pull together a kitchen cabinet of advisors, people you trust to be your confidential sounding board. Your kitchen cabinet should include an entrepreneur, a potential customer, a mentor, and someone with professional skills like a lawyer or accountant.

[01:04:38] Tap into the Real Power Source  

Your power source is in talking to the one who knows us all. If God put it in you, He’s already put all the things around you to execute it. But you have to activate it.

[01:10:47] Final Word

Now is still a great time to be in business. The world is still waiting for a better mousetrap.

Quotables from Melinda Emerson

  • An unsupportive spouse can kill a business faster than a bad marketing plan. – Melinda Emerson
  • You have to friend-raise, you have to engage people with information. – Melinda Emerson
  • No longer is your competition down the street from you. Your competition is global. – Melinda Emerson
  • Content is everything. Content is currency. – Melinda Emerson
  • You never lose in business. Either you win, or you learn. – Melinda Emerson

Links for More Melinda Emerson

Stephen Pierce quick note: The Success Sculpting Show with Stephen Pierce is also available on Stitcher, Google PlayiTunes, iHeartRadio.

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Jan 11 2018

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Rank #12: Susie Carder - How To Succeed In The Face Of Adversity

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Susie Carder Interview

Today’s guest is Susie Carder, and she has over 20 years of documented business success, she has operated two $10 million dollar companies with no formal school education and sold them for millions of dollars. She is the creator of the Predictable Success Method, and President/COO for Motivating the Masses and now she helps people just like you build their own successful businesses.

In today’s episode, Susie Carder shares key insights into what she’s learned in having lost it all and rising back up again to succeed in the face of adversity and helping Lisa Nichols grow her company from $1 million to $7 million.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL FIND OUT ABOUT:

  • [2:20] How the experience of marrying an African-American guy changed Susie’s life.
  • [8:46] The issue of identity crisis.
  • [10:25] Why you need to do what you love for money.
  • [13:33] Why you need to change the mindset that there’s no money anywhere because money is everywhere.
  • [17:03] How to work towards getting the money.
  • [17:48] Consequences for people that are ‘wannabe entrepreneurs.’
  • [20:41] What to do when you don’t feel like working.
  • [23:37] How to surpass the fear of being openly ridiculed in business.
  • [30:15] The biggest challenges of Susie’s past marriage and business and what she learned from it.
  • [38:44] How to develop the mental and emotional strength to start over again in life.
  • [44:52] The legacy Susie wants to leave behind.
  • [48:38] All about her new book that’s coming out soon.

SUSIE CARDER TAKEAWAYS

[00:10:00] Knowing Your Business Direction

The very first step to knowing your business direction and knowing who you are is just to do what you love.

Because if you do what you love the money will soon follow, and you’ll be happy in the direction that you’re going.

Find that one thing that you are passionate about, get very clear about it, cut out the noise, and just go after it.

As we all know it takes money to make money, so you should be happy in what you’re doing so you don’t get burned out in the beginning while you build up your business.

Never let someone else’s opinion shape your reality.

It’s all about finding your calling, your purpose, and then finding out how to monetize what is around you.

[00:13:24] Changing Your Mindset to Find the Money

When you change your mindset you will see that money is all around you and as entrepreneurs, we get to write our own paycheck.

So, it’s really just about where is it?

If you talk to the right people and show them what you’re committed to they will show you what you have.

The best thing you can do is plan out every aspect of your life such as your vision, your plan of action, your goals.

As well as your character, spiritual life, and social circle ECT. You essentially create a GPS for your life which will keep you on track so you don’t get lost.

Then you find your tribe such as this podcast and stay close to others who have their life structured as well as you do.

It is very important to be around people who strengthen you, understand you, and are going in the same direction you are.

Structure your own reality because if you listen to others you’ll never get off of the treadmill.

Then once you build your own life blueprint you have to put everything into action.

Without action, nothing will ever happen.

A great book to read is by Charles Giddens and he talks about how you have to put 10 units of energy in to get 1 unit of results out.

But, once you get what you been working so hard to build, it will flip and now be 1 unit of energy to get 10 units of results.

This is another version of the 80-20 rule. There isn’t any magical fairy dust and you will have to work.

[00:17:24]  No Vision Without a Plan

Unfortunately, 90% of new entrepreneurs starting out just jump in head first without having a clear-cut plan.

The reality of it is without first putting together a business plan you cannot forecast your future.

You can only get so far by winging it and making it up as you go.

Being an entrepreneur and trying to do everything on your own can be very lonely.

Having a coach can be very valuable because they can tell you what you don’t really want to hear, but what will help you in the long run.

It is okay to ask for help there is no need to go at it alone.

[00:20:57] What Do You Do When You Don’t Feel Like Doing It

You can’t allow yourself to not feel like putting together a plan and just doing it.

When you’re living inside of a vision, one that’s bigger than yourself it causes you to get up early in the morning.

It’s something that you want to do.

And then Financial Freedom will allow you to not worry and is a motivator in and of itself.

Money is the reward for the accomplishment.

To be able to put your kids through college or to have that fancy car, and a big house you have to have money.

You got to have that thing that calls you in your soul and in your belly.

It has to make you uncomfortable.

If it’s not making you uncomfortable then your vision isn’t big enough.

Be nervous, tell people what you’re doing because then it’s out there and you have to do it.

If you don’t tell anyone then you’re invisible and you’re not held accountable. Just be willing to be vulnerable and feel.

[00:23:35] Stepping Out of the Shadows

After you get clear about what you want out of life and you go after it, others opinions about what you’re doing are worthless.

Don’t listen to them.

That’s what cutting out the noise means because the only voice that you need to listen to is your own.

You’ll always have that one percent that hates you for what you’re going after, and even more so when you become successful.

The only thing that matters is what’s in line with you and what you want to do with your life.

You can never let that 1 or 5 people hold you back from what you want to get out of life.

The reality of it is if they can keep you from being successful they don’t have to change what they don’t like about themselves.

So it’s easier just to hold you back.

Step out of the shadows and go after your dream.

One thing to keep in mind is that if every single person is agreeing with you, you’re not causing enough change around you.

Be the person that shakes things up in every person and provokes change.

[00:30:10] Susie Overcame Adversity

I sold my business for millions and I sold it for a growth strategy.

In the middle of that sell, the company that bought our division sold it to another division unannounced to us.

So it went from an educational company to an investment.

The deal was I would get half the money on the front end and half the money on the back end.

They were making decisions that were incongruent with the decisions that I was putting together when creating the company.

They were getting rid of programs that were getting us, customers, to begin with.

But, since they now owned the company they didn’t care what I had to say about the new decisions they were making regarding the company.

I went into the business office and told them we were just going to resign.

They didn’t believe that I was going to leave and said that I had too much at stake.

I just told them I would create a new business and they said you can’t do that you have a non-compete agreement.

So, I said that I would just operate in a different space.

Then on top of that, the market crashed soon after I left the company.

My net worth dropped from about $10 million to about a half a million.

Because of that, my husband left for Singapore because he decided he couldn’t take the financial devastation.

He just decided to start his life over.

But, I just listen to God’s voice and fix myself up and pushed forward alone.

[00:38:17] The Will to Start Over

If you find yourself in a dark place and the only two options are to stay at the bottom or start over.

The logical choice is to pick yourself up off the floor and start climbing that ladder.

If you decide not to get up and fight you’ve already decided your fate.

Don’t do what’s easy because no one’s going to care if you don’t get up.

You have to do it for yourself.

When you’ve lost it all and you have nothing you will work around the clock and never sleep because you’re in survival mode.

You have to stay hungry and determined.

When you feel exhausted and feel like you can’t fight anymore, just keep pushing! 

You can’t lay down.

[00:44:45] Susie’s Desired Legacy

My character is incredibly important to me because I have to walk the talk.

For me to be a coach I have to set a good example for the people that come to me for advice.

My character is my inner Compass between right and wrong.

I’m always trying to be an amazing woman in the world and that’s my contribution to humanity.

That’s what I want my legacy to be.

SUSIE CARDER TWEETABLE QUOTES

  • “A great coach will tell you what you don’t want to hear and will show you what you don’t want to see so that you could always be the person that you knew you could be.” – Susie Carder
  • “If you decide not to get up and fight you’ve already decided your fate.” – Susie Carder
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  • “When you feel exhausted and feel like you can’t fight anymore, just keep pushing!” – Susie Carder 
  • “After you get clear about what you want out of life and you go after it, others opinions about what you’re doing are worthless.” – Susie Carder 

EXPERIENCE SUCCESS WITH SUSIE CARDER;

SusieCarder.com

MotivatingTheMasses.com

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Nov 13 2017

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Rank #13: 006 – How To Change Your Life – When Things Are Changing For The Worst, Here’s How To Take Control To Change Them For The Better

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People often say “I want to change my life!” Here’s the good news, your life IS changing, even without your consent. Change is not only constant, it doesn’t require your consent. Now, whether change happens fast or slow is secondary to one of the most critical aspects of change… That most critical aspect of change that trumps speed, is direction. You see, whether change happens fast or slow, change in the wrong direction is bad by all definitions and in every language. So here’s 3 things to understand about change 1. Change is constant (fast and slow, because it’s all relative) 2. Change is directional 3. Without your deliberate input into the direction of the change, the default direction could be a disaster. The difference is like the difference between driving and steering a boat, or just drifting with the winds and the waves in the environment. In today’s Episode of The Success Sculpting Show, we will get down to the business of how to specifically change your life. Below are the Show Notes so you can get an idea on the many specifics we will be covering in this Episode. So if you’re ready to roll higher with change instead of being rolled over by it, then strap in, hit play and listen to today’s Episode… The 2 Dimensions of change: 1. Change is external, like the changes in politics, the environment, the economy, relationships, etc. 2. Change is also internal, like changing thoughts, focus, moods, feelings, etc. So how do WE change our lives into whom we want to be instead of having life change us into what we don’t want to be. #1 Rule of Changing Your Life is to “Stop Comparing Your Life To Other Peoples Lives” Self-Pity = Compares in a way to feel inferior Self-Arrogant = Compares in a way to feel superior The best comparison is to compare how much they can take with them to the grave versus you. With that comparison, we are all on par. We are all equal. As tempting as the treasures of this earth are, no one, no matter how strong their grip, can take any of it with them. The Walls of Prevention to Change 1. Fear 2. Uncertainty 3. Doubt 4 Facts About Problems 1. The path of progress in everything is paved by the brick and mortar of problems.
2. Only those willing to change and adapt to problems are qualified to cash in and acquire their desires.
3. Problems are open doors, not barriers. 4. Solutions are bridges that give passage through the problems. 3 Problem Awareness Questions 1. What is the single most important problem or issue that needs your immediate attention? 2. What is likely to cause the next outbreak, crisis or problem in your life? 3. What current small problems have the potential to grow into big ones? The Big Question About Your Current Problem Is… Is this problem a “symptom” of a higher level problem (a running noise my be a problem, but it’s really a symptom from a cold or allergies for example). In other words, are you treating symptoms of the problem and not the real problem. Don’t just take action, take the RIGHT actions! 7 Specific “Change It!” Actions You Can Take To Change Your Life;
  1. “Fix It” if corrective action is needed.
  2. “Improve It” if boosting and modification action is needed.
  3. “Eliminate It” if termination action is needed.
  4. “Create It” if development action is needed.
  5. “Anticipate It” if preparation action is needed.
  6. “Prevent It” if preventive action is needed.
  7. “Understand It” if comprehension action is needed.
Note: When you listen to today’s Episode you will get some specific examples for each of the 7 “Change It!” options listed about. 7 Change Transitions To Make Real Changes That Matter
  •  From ===> To
  • (Cost?)       (Payoff?)
  1. Attached => Detached
  2. Reacting => Watching
  3. Resisting => Flowing
  4. Judging => Accepting
  5. Fighting It => Surrendering to It
  6. Criticizing => Recognizing
  7. Closing Down => Opening Up
Doing Change Is Better Than Being Done In By Change
  • Do change with Confidence
  • Do change with Conviction
  • Do change Consistently
  • Do change FOR A GREATER CAUSE!
And remember, success is about both scars and stars. I can assure you, wherever you see stars of achievement, they are covering the scars of achieving it.

I Appreciate Your iTunes Reviews!
It’s very valuable to have a 5 star rating and/or written reviews as a content producer. Not only is it encouraging to produce more content from the feedback, but it also encourage others to listen to the show and allows us to get our message of hope, mental toughness and winning to more people.

If you enjoyed today’s show, please take a moment and rate and comment in iTunes for The Success Sculpting Show.

Have You Listened To Previous Episodes Yet?

Got a question? Feedback? Have thoughts about The Show?
If you have thoughts and questions or have topics you want to hear about on The Success Sculpting Show, then email me at feedback[a]successsculpting[dot]com (audio files welcomed) and I will incorporate them in the show.

Record a voice message and I’ll try and play it on the show. Call (469) 546-5093 to leave a voicemail.

Can We Get Social?
If you enjoyed today’s show, how about showing some love and using one of the buttons below to “Share” …”Like” or …”Tweet” today’s Episode. And I welcome your feedback on today’s Episode, so talkback to me below. Really appreciate it… THANK YOU! 🙂

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Oct 19 2012

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Rank #14: 008 – Secret Productivity Hacks – Increase Productivity Immediately With These Rockstar Hacks, Hooks and Wormholes to Working Less

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If you want to increase productivity and I mean increase your productivity immediately, then listen up…

In today’s episode of The Success Sculpting Show, we will close the “busy loop” and open a portal to outrageous levels of productivity.

My guest for today’s Show is Pete Williams, a true master of getting things done.

Pete is loaded with profit hacks, productivity hooks and secret wormholes to getting more things done in a lot less time.

I’m going to dissect Pete and get him to share with you how to get more done on your keyboard and computer, faster… so you can spend less time at your keyboard.

Here are some of the “Productivity + Work Hacks” highlighted in my conversation with, Australian Pete Williams;

  • – The concept of Core Vs Mechanics; and how this one distinction can free you up from unnecessary tasks in your day.
  • – How to be more productive as an entrepreneur and employee
  • – The importance of leverage; and how to really apply it for massive productivity gains.
  • – Why you need to start relaxing and exercising more, to increase productivity at work.
  • – Find out how to learn to get an entire 40 hours of work done in just 6.

I Appreciate Your iTunes Reviews!

It’s very valuable to have a 5-star rating and/or written reviews as a content producer. Not only is it encouraging to produce more content from the feedback, but it also encourages others to listen to the show and allows us to get our message of hope, mental toughness and winning to more people.If you enjoyed today’s show, please take a moment and rate and comment on iTunes for The Success Sculpting Show.

Got a question? Feedback? Have thoughts about The Show?

If you have thoughts and questions or have topics you want to hear about on The Success Sculpting Show, then email me at feedback[a]successsculpting[dot]com (audio files welcomed) and I will incorporate them in the show.

Record a voice message and I’ll try and play it on the show. Call (469) 546-5093 to leave a voicemail.

Can We Get Social?
If you enjoyed today’s show, how about showing some love and using one of the buttons below to “Share” …”Like” or …”Tweet” today’s Episode. And I welcome your feedback on today’s Episode, so talk back to me below. Really appreciate it… THANK YOU! 🙂

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Nov 02 2012

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Rank #15: 007 – Finally Overcoming Obstacles – How To Overcome Obstacles and Not Be Overcome By Obstacles

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Finally, overcoming obstacles? YES! This 7th Episode of The Success Sculpting Show is about about how to overcome obstacles and not be overcome by them. Booker T. Washington once stated, “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Wherever you are in your life right now, you arrived on the wave of obstacles. However, today’s obstacles tend to overshadow the obstacles we overcame yesterday and we forget how strong and resilient we really are. Let’s not hesitate here, let’s jump right into the Show so finally for you overcoming obstacles becomes a fact and not fiction. Here’s a snapshot of what we will cover in this Episode. The 5 Primary Internal Obstacles 1. Worry (Uncertainty about the future) 2. Depression (Not in agreement with what has happened or is happening) 3. Fear (Loss obsession) 4. Intimidation (Seeing yourself as small and incapable by comparison) 5. Doubt (Belief in your limits) The 3 Locations of Obstacles 1. Where you’ve been (past) 2. Who you’ve become (present) 3. Whom you’re becoming (future) The Wrestling Match 1. Resisting reality 2. Fighting the facts Remote Controls In Your Control 1. Replaying your past 2. Preplaying your future 3. Playing your present Counter Attacking The 5 Primary Internal Obstacles
  • Problem: Circumstances are a breeding ground for worry, depression, fear, intimidation and doubt.
    • Solution: Take your eyes of your circumstances and put them on what you’re looking to create.
  • Problem: Hopelessness is the primary fuel for worry, depression, fear, intimidation and doubt.
    • Solution: Guard your mind with hope so your faith has soil to be grounded and rooted in.
5 Steps Out Of The Straight Jacket Of Obstacles 1. Don’t just define the problem, discover the solution and opportunity. 2. Be accountable for your life. Taking responsibility for where you are gives you your power back. 3. Don’t turn a cut into an amputation. 4. Help yourself through accepting (not blaming), forgiving (not resenting) and surrendering (not resisting) 5. Move beyond your feelings of distress, discomfort and defensiveness. It’s not what other people have done, it’s what we’ve have done in reaction to other people. And for the real secret to finally overcoming obstacles is to realize that obstacles are like nails, hammers and wood. They are the raw material for building the life your desire. The path to finally overcoming obstacles is to not looking at how you avoid them, it’s looking for how do you use them.

I Appreciate Your iTunes Reviews!

It’s very valuable to have a 5 star rating and/or written reviews as a content producer. Not only is it encouraging to produce more content from the feedback, but it also encourage others to listen to the show and allows us to get our message of hope, mental toughness and winning to more people.If you enjoyed today’s show, please take a moment and rate and comment in iTunes for The Success Sculpting Show.

Have You Listened To Previous Episodes Yet?

Got a question? Feedback? Have thoughts about The Show?
If you have thoughts and questions or have topics you want to hear about on The Success Sculpting Show, then email me at feedback[a]successsculpting[dot]com (audio files welcomed) and I will incorporate them in the show.

Record a voice message and I’ll try and play it on the show. Call (469) 546-5093 to leave a voicemail.

Can We Get Social?
If you enjoyed today’s show, how about showing some love and using one of the buttons below to “Share” …”Like” or …”Tweet” today’s Episode. And I welcome your feedback on today’s Episode, so talkback to me below. Really appreciate it… THANK YOU! 🙂

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Oct 26 2012

1hr 8mins

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