Morning routines are an important part of your day. Starting the morning off on the right foot, will set the pace going forward. What breakfast you eat, do you read, do you check your phone immediately, do you just start working, do you meditate or pray, do you write you goals down or just journal; your personal routine is key to success for the day.
Marques Ogden was an NFL player, who then transitioned to a world outside of football. In the transition, he had to sit down and figure out what his strengths were, to figure out what it is he needed to do next. He had the means to start, but during the transition there was a lot of self-doubt. Marques shares what he did to successfully make that transition from the NFL into the world of being an entrepreneur.
Kyle Maynard is the first quadruple amputee to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro without the aid of prosthetics. Feeling defeated, only a few hundred feet from the summit, he realized that he couldn't waste a single ounce of energy on a single positive or negative thought. He had to keep pushing forward, eventually reaching the summit.
Knowing your origin story is important. The reason you do what you do, is all because of your origin story. Alan has a story of addiction which left him crippled with anxiety for many years, but he was finally able to pull out of this only by a miracle.
In this episode Derek Champagne interviews Alan Charles. Alan shares his about his life of tragedy, loss, success, & addiction as shared in his new book Walking Out the Other Side: An Addict's Journey from Loneliness to Life.
Daniel Puder, MMA fighter, who found his calling to help kids in schools who were being bullied. In this episode of BLS Minute, Daniel tells the origin story of how he started his Private school.
Michael Dweck founder of Basic Outfitters, was once on Shark Tank, rejected, and bounced back to having a highly successful business. Michael shares his experience of getting onto Shark Tank, and gives a little insight into the process.
Jamie Jay does an amazing job with building, motivating, and selecting teams. He explains that it takes about $4900 to hire someone on average, so it's important to be selective when choosing people to be on your team.
Marques Ogden is a former NFL player, who had stints with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Baltimore Ravens, the Buffalo Bills, and the Tennessee Titans. In this episode, Marques shares his experience transitioning out of the NFL.
Marques gives you three tips for any transition in your life:
1: Identify your inner Circle
2: Create a vision
3: Take immediate action toward your mission
Often times when you are working on one thing, you quickly then say "What's next?" and want to move on to the next thing. You do this without really taking the time to soak in what you're currently doing, to go all in, and make that thing the best thing it could be.
You need to be actively engaged with your customers on social media. When they comment, comment back. Your sales team should be reaching out, and making authentic connections with your customers, your fans. You can post a cool picture online, but if you don't engage with the people engaging with your content, they are not going to buy from you.