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The Fear Of Starting Out

Right now there are a lot of incredible people out there who have a vision for a business, product, or service that they know will make an impact. It is fully aligned with them and they see the vision so clearly, and yet there is this huge fear of getting to the starting line. In today’s episode, we talk about to fear of starting and address those people who have a fiery passion in their hearts but are unlear or terrified to start. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:09:59

The Dirty Little Secret About Finding Your Passion

Recently I've been getting a lot of direct messages on Instagram from young hustlers, and that's how they're self-describing themselves. And often times there's a theme. In these particular string of messages, and there's three to be exact, they're asking me, "Doug, you know, how do I go about finding my passion. I want to make the world a better place, I want to go out and make changes, and I really want to go after it. What's the first step? What do you recommend?" ***Subscribe ---...

Duration: 00:08:53

The 2 A.M. Wake Up Call

In today’s episode we get challenged to look at everything we’re doing from a completely different lense. Today, we get asked to look at every area of our life and think about where we are settling to do what we feel we should be doing and whats most conventional vs. tapping into our gut and doing what truly feels right and aligned. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:09:47

Revisit: Start With A Fresh Slate

I actually heard this years ago from a friend Robert, and Robert actually was an entrepreneur along with myself. One of the things that he told me that really resonated with me and it still does today was that actually when you look at somebody who's doing construction, they always put their tools away at the end of the day. No matter what they're doing, they put their tools away in an organized fashion and close their day out. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:03:55

Be True to Yourself 2

This morning I was talking to a young entrepreneur and the conversation was about grind. About hustle and how there has to be some sort of hustle within a business. Now I had to stop him because what I wanted to ask him was are you getting everything you want out of life? And there was a long pause in there, as there often is when that question is asked. The answer was simply no, no they weren't. They were trying to achieve their goals and dreams through the vehicle of their business, right?...

Duration: 00:08:17

It's A Reflection Of Yourself

In today’s episode Doug tells us about a special surprise he had planned for his wife that he just never seemed to be able to follow through on. From this story, he walks us through the process he went through to discover an even deeper reflection of himself. With this, he challenges all of us to truly look at how we are showing up to the world around us, in our five to thrive, and see how we are reflecting our true selves to the world. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:07:31

Revisit: Your Businesses' First Impression

Today I want to talk to business owners, and I wanna talk to you about what is your first impression, or what is the first impression your business gets. Now, today it's all online. Now, we all know that, right? But as business owners, how often is that missed? You know, I was talking to one of my clients today, and we were talking about his business, and he was working on this very sophisticated marketing funnel, and it was really neat, except for the fact he missed his main first...

Duration: 00:05:38

Build It Before You Need It

In today’s episode we talk about setting yourself up for success so you can truly experience your dreams and your growth. A lot of us don’t start creating something until we feel the sense of urgency that we need it. This may be with a relationship, your health, or most common, your business. People tend to wait until they need a system in place or a beach body for summer before they start creating it. Yet, in this episode we talk about how creating what you desire before you actually need...

Duration: 00:06:20

Revisit: No Man's Land

No Man’s Land. If you are a business owner - today’s episode is for you. In this episode, Doug talks about something he has seen in many businesses that put up a roadblock that blocks them from actually succeeding at the rate that they want and/or acquiring that investment they’re looking for. If you own a business - do you fall into this category? ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:06:20

Compress Time and Shorten the Gap

Often times when we're looking at doing something we take the DIY approach to it. There's nothing wrong with that. Often times we wanna learn a foreign language, we might buy audio cassettes, we might buy a book, we might do some research online. When it comes to our body, maybe it's working out, maybe we decide we wanna get a subscription to men's fitness or women's fitness and maybe we buy a book or two or maybe even take a class. But how often do we actually take that goal and compress...

Duration: 00:07:27

Revisit: Rainmakers Always Have A Seat At The Table

Are you a business owner? And if you are, do you have a rainmaker on your team? If not, that's gonna be one of the first priorities. Obviously, building your own base is huge, but you need a rainmaker. If you don't have one, you need to be that rainmaker, until you can actually get one on your team. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:04:23

The Importance of Knowing Yourself

I was having a conversation with an organizer who organizes high-level events for entrepreneurs and business people. Now, this is an invite-only event on top of a mountain, and you can guess kind of what this event is like. Now, I was very honored to be considered and to be recommended to be an invitee to this event. And during the conversation which is essentially an interview to see if you can get accepted, so to speak, but during the conversation, I asked him his story. I want to know...

Duration: 00:06:30

Revisit: Good Is The Enemy Of Great

Do you want to have a life that is good? Or a life that is GREAT? The truth is, we are all desiring greatness. Yet, it becomes so easy for us to settle for ‘good’. In this episode, Doug gives us a few tips for changing our state from good to great in mere minutes!

Duration: 00:07:54

The Truth About Getting Rich

Today’s daily growth hack is in the realm of finances and truly growing your wealth. Doug talks about his conversations with multi-millionaires and the simple, but not so common, way to approach truly building your wealth and how you can get started immediately. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:09:34

Where Do You Go to Fill Your Soul?

Today I'm going to ask you this question. What are those things that fill your cup and how can you get one step closer to making it a reality where you can spend more time there? What kind of life do you really want? What are those areas that fill our cup, that really fill our soul? ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:02:39

Shake Up Your Patterns

In today’s episode we learn one way of thinking that will completely shake up your days, bringing more excitement, creativity, and joy in your life. This simple shift in going about your day will break you out of your natural habits and get you into a more present space - spilling over into all areas of your life. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:05:22

Do Your Work

Are you in a space where you’re wondering why nothing is ‘working’ in your life? Do you feel like you’ve gone to the workshops, read the books, listened to the daily growth hacks but yet still theres this dissatisfaction you’re feeling? In today’s episode we learn the one GAME CHANGER that will give you the traction you’re looking for and may be the element you’ve been missing throughout this process. ***Subscribe --- Episodes up DAILY***

Duration: 00:04:33

Just Breathe

When you get triggered, or you get stressed, or you get anxious, and oftentimes this happens with people that we're most close to because they know our buttons, and we let them in a little bit more, we act in a way that feels like an automatic anger. I'm talking about that pattern that happens where somebody says something to you. They act in a way that you don't like, or a way that triggers a response. You've lost control. It's a knee-jerk reaction. Now we all do this. In this episode,...

Duration: 00:09:03

Striving For Perfection

Do have a plan laid out,maybe a road map. Do you refuse to try something until you've practiced in private so much that even when you try it, you're going to succeed. You know you're going to succeed. You like that, and I like that about you. This is this quest for perfection, right? And maybe I'm going to invite you to the possibility that you don't have to let this quest for perfection stop you from going after the life you've always dreamed of, the author of your own story,...

Duration: 00:06:29

Be True To Yourself

Do you have big aspirations you’re striving towards? Do you feel caught in figuring out what you want to do next with your life? Do you feel that there are so many directions you want to go in? Chances are, there is a chance you’re conflicted because you’re aiming to go where society is telling you to go. Is the path you’re on TRULY the path you want to be on? Or is it a path that feels “off” and unclear? In this episode, learn how you can take the reins on being true to yourself in a...

Duration: 00:07:45

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