Rank #1: EP35: 5 Characteristics of Highly Successful People
Do you ever wonder what puts the truly successful people ahead of the game? Characteristics of the highly successful are always a hot topic. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby reveal the most common characteristics of successful people and share who they admire most. Leadership Editor John Addison shares the characteristics that every leader should possess. And a member of the success team joins in the conversation about what makes this week’s topic so fascinating.
Rank #2: EP46: Face Your Demons
On this week’s episode we tackle the subject of personal demons and how to deal with them. Amy Anderson shares a personal story about her struggle with sobriety. Josh and Shelby dig deep with Amanda Enayati on how we can deal with a common personal demon – anxiety. Plus they cover the 5 fears that that we often never have the guts to face and how we can change that.
Rank #3: EP40: 5 Books that Can Change Your Life
The famous playwright and politician Joseph Addison once said, “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” So on this week’s episode we focus on the power of the written word. Josh and Shelby talk about the power of a good book with fellow SUCCESS team member Ross Crago. Writer Tony Rehagan reads his article from SUCCESS called Live Like Carnegie – A Month of Winning Friends and Influencing People. Plus we highlight some of the best and most popular personal development books out there.
Rank #4: EP44: 7 Ways to Build YOU the Brand
How you present yourself is a crucial piece to the success puzzle. In this episode Shelby and Josh discuss the importance of developing your own personal brand. They sit down with host of the Youpreneur podcast Chris Ducker to get insights on the best tactics for developing your personal brand, as well as some of the biggest pitfalls. Plus they share some specific tips for building your brand based on the advice of The Zen Marketing Group founder Shama Hyder.
Rank #5: EP61: How to Organize Your World the Marie Kondo Way
Have you konmari’ed your life? Shelby sits down in person with best-selling author and business woman Marie Kondo – and her translator – to discuss ways to find joy in simple living. Plus, Josh and Shelby discuss the konmari method of organizing and how it can improve your life.
Rank #6: EP 80: 6 Success Habits of High Performers
This week we are focused on helping you boost your performance and discuss the new issue of the magazine. SUCCESS contributing editor Amy Anderson joins us to talk about what she learned about being her best during her time with Brendon Burchard, the world’s leading high performance trainer. Plus we hear from Brendon himself with a clip from the audio version of his new book, High Performance Habits.
Rank #7: EP45: Finding Your Personal Joy
Our February issue of SUCCESS focuses on the concept of joy, and how and why it is so important to our every day lives. Josh and Shelby chat with Susan Young about her cover story on J.J. Abrams, whose joy comes from doing what he loves. And we bring in one of our own, Cecilia Meis to talk about her challenge to make others happy every day for a month.
Rank #8: EP59: Be a Badass at Making Money
On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby sit down with author and success coach Jen Sincero to talk about her new book You are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth. And they bring the discussion full circle, sharing how you can take your new badass attitude about money and translate it into a thriving business in the YouEconomy.
Rank #9: EP93: 25 Successful People Who'll Change Your Life
Learning from those who have come before is a critical part of SUCCESS. We’re sharing some of those lessons on this week’s episode from personalities on the SUCCESS 25 from the January issue of SUCCESS magazine. We go to the archives for some sage advice from prior podcast interviews, and we sit down with list first-timer Tom Bilyeu to get his perspective on it all.
Rank #10: EP34.5: Apps for Success
Download these 4 must have apps on your smart phone or tablet to get the help you need to be your best self.
Rank #11: EP48: 3 Ways to Make Your Resolution Stick
Are you well on your way to achieving those goals for 2017? This week is part two in our series on new year’s resolutions. Shelby and Josh discuss how they plan on keeping their new year’s resolutions. Plus, they share some great tips for how you can stay on top of your goals throughout the year. John Addison chimes in with three tips he suggests for staying resolute. And we chat with Alexa von Tobel, founder of the financial planning company LearnVest, about maintaining money resolutions.
Rank #12: EP16: Boost Your Energy Now
Instead of managing your time, what if you managed your energy? In this week’s episode, Shelby and Josh look at ways you can boost your energy to be more effective in every day life. We discuss how sleep, exercise and food affect us with Michael Hyatt, co-author of Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want, and we take a look at some proven sleep tips for a better night’s rest.
Rank #13: EP17: Face Your Fears
92% of what we worry about never happens, so why are we so afraid to face our fears? In this episode, Shelby and Josh sit down with SUCCESS associate editor Jamie Friedlander who tried to conquer her fear of public speaking by taking on standup comedy. Plus we reveal our biggest fears and how we faced them head on… or not. And then we take a look at the science behind our most basic instincts of fight or flight in a conversation with Jeff Wise, the author of Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger.
Rank #14: EP52: Tips for Boosting Your Confidence
Confidence is the theme for SUCCESS this month, so we are talking about why it’s important to speak up for yourself and how you can stand your ground no matter the situation. First up Shelby and Josh take a beating from internet commenters and live to tell the tale. Then we hear from Christy Wright, author of the new book Business Boutique, about how women in particular can speak up in a business setting. And we take some tips on asserting ourselves from author Sophia Dembling.
Rank #15: EP37: The 27 Types of Difficult People
It’s a simple fact of reality: Not everyone is a peach. We all have to deal with difficult people from time to time. On this week’s episode, Josh and Shelby dive into the types of difficult personalities you’re likely to encounter, and how to handle them. And they chat with Connie Podesta about how to identify if YOU are the difficult person, plus more specifics on the true definition of being difficult.
Rank #16: EP67: Boost Self-Belief with These 10 Steps
What do you believe in? Belief is the foundation for so many things in our lives. On this week’s episode, Josh and Shelby give you a sneak peak at this month’s issue of SUCCESS focused on the power of belief. They sit down with cover figure Bishop T.D. Jakes for a quick chat. Associate Editor Jamie Friedlander reads an excerpt from her moving story Me of Little Faith. And Josh and and Shelby go through some action steps you can take to bolster your self-belief.
Rank #17: EP78: Daily Habits to Help You Bounce Back
On this week’s episode, we explore the skill of resilience. When we experience failure, set-backs or tough times we need to be able to bounce back. Josh and Shelby talk about the science of resilience and get insights from Dr. Andrew Shatte on the topic. Josh shares about his recent tests of resiliency, and we give you some daily habits that can help you bounce back whenever you need to.
Rank #18: EP82: The Simple Way to Get What You Want in Life
Louis Tomlinson once said, “If you want to do something, go for it – you’ve got nothing to lose.” Getting what you want in life isn’t easy, but is simple. This week we discover different ways that you can go about getting whatever it is you want in life. Josh and Shelby discuss the power of the pitch with world renowned pitchman and author Anthony Sullivan. Plus, we get some tips for going after what you desire from a former Olympic athlete.
Rank #19: EP66: 5 Keys to a Healthier Brain
True health and wellness starts with a healthy brain. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby focus on the brain. They chat with Dr. Daniel Amen, one of the world’s foremost experts on brain research, about why a healthy lifestyle starts with the brain and how we can practice good brain health daily. Plus, Josh and Shelby share how a simple 5-minute exercise can be your key to a healthier brain.
Rank #20: EP32: Tips for Better Decision Making
How to make a decision is the topic of this week’s episode. Josh and Shelby discuss the November cover of SUCCESS magazine, featuring FOX News Channel’s Megyn Kelly and share a clip from this month’s SUCCESS Talks interview. Our hosts test the theory of automating small decisions to make head room for big decisions, and share Zig Ziglar’s tips for making a good decision.