Rank #1: 003: Failure and The Way To Success
Last week I spoke about the Art of Repurposing and a new perspective from the Icarus Myth I learned from one of my favorite authors: Seth Godin. During that episode I said: If we want to succeed, we may fail many times. Now, I want to correct myself: If we want to succeed, we must fail many times. We must build […]
Rank #2: 037: Unfocus To Focus
I can’t stop focusing on focus 🙂 First it was the interview with Omar Zenhom – episode 35 of this podcast titled “Focus To Succeed” Then, it was last show – episode 36 – about “Focus Without Focus.” Today, I decided to speak about “Unfocus to Focus.” During my conversation with Omar, he spoke about an interesting phenomenon that […]
Rank #3: 004: Growth Mindset – Yes, We Can Learn It
The secret of success for self-employed professionals is developing a growth mindset. What does that mean? Let me define the opposite – fixed mindset. In a fixed mindset, we believe our basic qualities, such as intelligence or talents are set. We believe that we were born with certain talents that determine who we are and what we can achieve in our lives. In a growth […]
Rank #4: 011: How to Increase Your Positivity
Take a minute to do this awareness exercise: Look around the room and count how many red objects you see. Write that number down. Now that you know how many red objects you saw, do you have any idea how many blue objects were there? If you are like most of us, you didn’t notice […]
Rank #5: 035: Focus To Succeed (with Omar Zenhom)
In this episode, I interviewed a fellow podcaster – Omar Zenhom. Omar is the Co-Founder of Business Republic, where he, and his partner Nicole Baldinu, started an alternative business education program called The $100 MBA – a culmination of his years in business and education. They also offer daily, free 10-minute business lessons with their podcast The $100 MBA Show, that I highly recommend you subscribe to. In our conversation we spoke about: Mindset shifts […]
Rank #6: 017: The Four Agreements and Mindset Blind-Spots
At the beginning of the year, I like to re-read books that impacted me in the past. This year, I decided to read again The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. It’s a beautifully written short book that calls our attention to the many self-limiting beliefs we hold in our lives. The author, Don Miguel […]
Rank #7: 026: Do People Really Change?
I’m fascinated by change – if you listen regularly to this podcast you may have noticed that. Change has been the focus of my professional life. When I started as a psychotherapist, I helped people overcome problems in ways that changed how they lived their lives. Afterwards, as a life coach, I focused on supporting people to reach […]
Rank #8: 005: Follow Your Passion – Worst Advice Ever?
Not long ago, I read a book entitled: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love The author, Cal Newport, argues that “follow your passion” is bad advice. So often, we hear this advice “follow your passion”, that we don’t question its validity. What I love about Cal Newport’s […]
Rank #9: 036: Focus Without Focus
Last episode I interviewed Omar Zenhom about how to “Focus To Succeed.” Afterwards, several ideas emerged for me that led to the topic “Focus Without Focus.” “Focus to Succeed” only works when we are focused on the essential projects that help us move forward. Our focus has to be on target. Moreover, if we take focus as the […]
Rank #10: 031: Non-Obvious: How to Think Different with Rohit Bhargava
In this episode, I have the pleasure to interview Rohit Bhargava, author of five best selling business books including Likeonomics and his most recent one called Non-Obvious: How to think Different, Curate Ideas and Predict the Future. He had me at “how to think different”, because to have this skill is a wonderful way to give […]
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Rank #11: 021: The Four Agreements – Always Do Your Best
This is the last episode around the book: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz To summarize, The Four Agreements are: First Agreement: Be impeccable with your word Second Agreement: Don’t take anything personally Third Agreement: Don’t make assumptions Fourth Agreement: Always do your best Today, I’m going to focus on the last agreement: Always do […]
Rank #12: 016: Courage To Be Imperfect
Perfection – I strive for perfection. I always did, and I still do. I like to do things as well as possible. I’m always looking for ways to improve. I know that perfection is an illusion. It’s impossible to produce something totally flawless, but why not to try to create something as good as possible. […]
Rank #13: 019: The Four Agreements – It’s Not About You
On the last episode, I focused on the the first agreement from the book: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. I spoke about “Be impeccable with your word” and reflected on the Power of Words. I even shared some insights from recent psychological research that can help us take this concept to next level, […]
Rank #14: 018: The Four Agreements – Words Are Powerful
On the last episode I spoke about the book: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. I explored what Ruiz calls Self-Limiting Beliefs. I call them Mindset Blind-Spots because we are not aware that we hold them, and yet we filter our experiences through them. I even started a 7-day Awareness Challenge for myself. Just […]
Rank #15: 023: Understanding Change – and Why Is It So Difficult to Change
A quarter of 2015 has already past. I’m wondering if this year you did any New Year’s Resolutions that implied a big change in your life. The reality is that for most people, even if they honestly intended to change some important aspect of their lives – from exercising more, losing weight, and so forth […]
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