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Episode: #30 Mike Boyd on how to become a skill learning maestro
Who: Tonight’s guest is Mike Boyd. Mike is a Scottish Youtuber, who is breaking down the mysteries of learning skills and showing you how easy it actually is. In this interview, we cover Mike’s story, learning skills and how you should approach it, fixed mindsets vs growth mindsets and how you can become a master in learning skills as well and so much more.

 

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What we cover

  • Who he is – Youtube Skill Maestro
  • What motivated him to learn new skills
  • Why his videos resonate with others
  • How he picks the skills that he focuses on learning
  • The definition of a skill
  • The process he uses to learn a skill
  • Why do people struggle to learn new skills
  • Can all skills be learnt the same way?
  • Was Malcolm Gladwell right? Do you need 10,000 hours of practice to learn a skill?
  • How you can amend your daily routine to learn a skill you’ve always wanted to learn
  • Time claimed vs time actual practising
  • His mentality of learning skills – how it can be easier than you ever thought possible
  • Overcoming making mistakes and failing as he learns – what keeps him driving forward in his goals
  • Has he turned learning skills into a hobby or a business? Can anybody do what he does?
  • How does he record his videos?
  • How does he deal with negativity from family, friends and ‘internet haters’?
  • Are there essential and fundamental skills that all men should be able to do? What he thinks you should learn due to the reward you’ll get from the journey!
  • What learning skills has taught him about life and running a business
  • Being a learner vs being a coach
  • Growth mindset vs fixed mindsets and helping schoolchildren change their outlook on life and what they can achieve (Carl Dueck – Mindset book)
  • How you can encourage your children to learn new skills
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions including his favourite podcast, superhero and the biggest failure of learning a skill he’s made …. and how he is going to fix it!
  • What he wants people listening to take away from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him?
  • So much more

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Episode: #29 Wade Alters on how to change your core beliefs and get the life you want

Who: Tonight’s guest is the entrepreneur, life coach and social dynamic extraordinaire, Wade Alters. He was formerly dating coach Brad Branson from Real Social Dynamics and is now venturing out with his new company 3 Impact Training, whose aim is to coach men on how to become men in today’s society. In this interview, we discuss core beliefs, identity, overcoming limitations and how to become the man you always wanted to become. We go pretty deep on this one and Wade will help you drop the bs baggage and discover things hidden inside you that you won’t believe possible.

 

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 What we cover

  • Who he is
  • What he thinks makes a good man
  • What he thinks is masculinity
  • 6 pillars of self-esteem
  • Can you change deep-seated beliefs
  • Why he never uses the word ‘stress’ – how language affects your identity
  • An exercise he does with his clients on how to identify and fix issues with your core beliefs
  • Are there common problems men have across the globe with women, dating and life
  • How to build confidence and be successful worldwide
  • How to build friendships that support, motivate and help you drive to your goals
  • What are the key skills that every man should have
  • Why you need a mentor
  • Never eat alone Keith Ferrazzi
  • Elite Level Networking
  • Meetup.com & True Mentors.com
  • Transitioning from employee to employer and building a business
  • The Four Pillars of Lifestyle Development is a good starting point product to check out
  • The Wade Alters Show Podcast
  • Stunning client transformations
  • What he attributes his success down to – why you chase the golden nugget
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It – Michael E. Gerber 
  • Who he looks to as a role model in his life
  • Is building a business the same as building yourself
  • His take on online dating and the effects on modern man
  • Is there framework that works to get women
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

 

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Episode: #28 Tom Bilyeu on how to escape the matrix and programme your mind for success.

Who: Tom Bilyeu is a master of many areas. He built Quest Nutrition to show that food can be good for you and still taste good, building the brand into a billion-dollar business. He is now helping people escape the matrix and find their passion and mission, by interviewing some of the most successful people ever on how to develop the mindset of success on his own show platform.In this interview we discuss, mindsets, rituals, interviews, what holds us back and how you should programme your mind to achieve more than you ever thought yourself capable of.

 

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 What we cover

  • Who he is and what makes a successful man
  • What are the fundamentals of a healthy body and mind – are they related
  • How you can establish and maintain habit change
  • Do habits shape our identity?
  • What he thinks should be in every modern man’s skills toolbox?
  • Where he thinks most men go wrong in their everyday life
  • How our mindsets are holding us back and what you should change in your programming
  • What is the matrix and how it is holding you back
  • How you can become more like Tom in terms of his mindset and outlook on life with an amazing step-by-step example! (and why Disney need to watch their backs for Impact Theory!)
  • What he thinks of rituals and routines and meditation – why should we incorporate them into our daily lives
  • What his daily routine looks like
  • How come we overcome poor and negative programming like depression, low self-esteem etc
  • How you can become like Batman (really!)
  • How the film ‘The Matrix’ changed his life
  • The interview that changed him as a man
  • How you can develop your social skills, how to be a better friend and a better interviewer
  • How to know if a business idea is suitable
  • What missing driven businesses you should look into for a great example to follow – Tom’s Shoes
  • How to build the entrepreneurs mind and how to know if it is for you or not – how the different personalities need to work together to make a business/project/relationship etc work
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions
  • Which of his interviews you should check out right now and who he wants to interview
  • What he would like you to take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

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Episode: #27 Dave Camarillo on how martial arts can win you the life you want
Who: Dave Camarillo, Multiple World Champion MMA Trainer. Author – Combatives Instructor – Traveler – Black Belt BJJ-Judo. He’s a feared competitor, inspiring coach and podcaster. In this interview, we discuss martial arts and how they can make you fight your demons and win the life you truly want.

 

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 What we cover

  • Who he is
  • How he created his hybrid fighting style and what it taught him to combine the fighting styles
  • What he thinks is wrong with modern men – how we have lost our fight
  • Why MMA and the UFC has exploded in recent years with such a large fan-base
  • Would he have gone into martial arts if there wasn’t the family connection? What draws him to compete?
  • Why fighting is a needed aspect of life and manhood
  • Why you should take up a martial art as soon as possible
  • How martial arts can help with emotional baggage and bullies
  • How you can pick the correct programme, school, training method etc for you (and where I went wrong!)
  • How you can be the best student possible, what a martial arts teacher would like you to be like
  • Is learning martial arts the same as learning any other skill? Dave outlines an awesome way to look at learning BJJ … and how BJJ is like Chess
  • Why you should do martial arts
  • How did he make the change from competitor to coach and businessman?
  • Why you should have an outlook of creating the battle and not chasing the glory
  • His family dynamics with a brother who also competes, a strong father and how growing up could be a pain and what it taught him about life, competing, strength and motivation
  • How martial arts can help your child’s growth and development
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions
  • What you should take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

 

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Episode: #25 JP Sears on how to become a complete man

Who: JP Sears is an emotional healing coach, YouTuber, author, international teacher, speaker at events, world traveler, and curious student of life.  His work empowers people to live more meaningful lives.  JP is the author of “How To Be Ultra Spiritual,” (Sounds True Publishing, release date of March 7th, 2017).  He is very active with his online videos where he encourages healing and growth through his humorous and entertainingly informative videos, including his hit Ultra Spiritual comedy series, which has accumulated over 100 million views.  You can learn more about JP and his work at AwakenWithJP.com.

In this episode, we discuss how to be a complete man, emotions, passion, feelings, purpose and so much more.

 

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What we cover

 

  • Who he is
  • How he connects and create to help you live a more meaningful life
  • What a life coach is
  • What the biggest issue facing modern men is
  • The hard questions you need to ask yourself to live your best life
  • How to best utilise your emotions to succeed
  • The best way to start connecting to your emotions right now
  • How to find your purpose in life, what a modern man can do to remember how to connect to ourselves and the world
  • What is the drill you need to access the passion in your life
  • What the worst thing you can ever do is and how it is holding you back from the life you want
  • 3 things you can do right now to make your life explode in quality
    What about things like meditation etc – are they new age nonsense or something that you should be doing right now
  • How can we build stronger, deeper, true friendships
  • How you can keep in touch with him
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Episode: #24 Scott Herman on how to transform your fitness by watching YouTube

Who: Today’s guest is Youtube fitness sensation Scott Herman. Scott is one of the leading fitness coaches on Youtube, with over 670,000 Hermanities as he calls them, changing lives one user at a time. Scott has revolutionized the fitness industry with his own unique training philosophy that can help anyone transform their fitness.

Scott has revolutionized the fitness industry with his own unique training philosophy that can help anyone transform their fitness, just by watching YouTube.

 

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What we cover

  • Who he is
  • How he went from a Reality TV star to a fitness superstar on Youtube
  • How having a bigger brother helped him put on muscle
  • What he thinks makes a great man
  • What his principles are for picking a good gym for you to start working out
  • How you should go about picking a beginner program that is right for you
  • Are there exercises that you must do to succeed and get into shape?
  • Are there such things as physical benchmarks for modern men that they should be able to do?
  • What sort of things he hates to see in the gym
  • What a beginner should look out for when you start working out
  • How you can build consistency in the gym and finally achieve those goals you’ve only dreamed about
  • How you can avoid plateauing and find your ‘why’ for going to the gym
  • Just Saying
  • How you can start working out even if you have kids, returning from an injury etc
  • How you can find the inner drive to push those last few reps or hit a new PR
  • His top tips on dieting to get an ‘all year physique’
  • His take on Junk Food
  • When is it too late to improve their life
  • Why modern men get jealous instead of inspired
  • His take on drugs and steroids
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions
  • What he wants people to take from this interview
  • What you should check out on his website right now – FREEFITNESS to get one month free!
  • And so much more

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Episode: #22 Nelson Dellis on how to train your memory to become a memory superhero

Who: Nelson Dellis is a 4x USA Memory Champion and one of the leading memory experts in the world, traveling around the world as a competitive Memory Athlete and memory consultant. As a Memory Champion, Mountaineer, and Alzheimer’s Disease Activist, he preaches a lifestyle that combines fitness, both mental and physical, with proper diet and social involvement.
He was born with an average memory but was inspired by the passing of his grandmother from Alzheimer’s disease in 2009 to start training his memory so that he could keep his mind strong and healthy throughout his lifespan. In a short period of time, he transformed into one of the leading competitive memorizers in the world, claiming four U.S. titles along the way, the elite Grandmaster of Memory title, as well as a number of U.S. memory records.
In this episode, we discuss how you can train your mind to become a memory superhero, no matter what starting point you begin with.

 

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What we cover

  • Who he is
  • How you can become a memory champion and the challenges you need to overcome to win and why he thinks he has been so successful
  • Why you need a good memory to succeed in life, no matter the job or sport
  • Are you born with a bad memory or just believe it?
  • How you can improve your own memory right now
  • How modern day technology is damaging our ability to remember
  • Are brain games worth your time?
  • velocity and art of memory.com
  • Is there a correlation with aging and memory reduction
  • Are there particular groups who have naturally strong memories and how they can do that
  • Do diet and exercise affect memory effectiveness and strength
  • Why Omega 3 is a good supplement to take for memory improvement
  • How can we eliminate the distractions in modern day life to improve our brain functions and memory use
  • How you can begin remembering names right now
  • Is there a difference remembering a lot of information against remembering a small amount of info
  • The role that emotions play in memory
  • What are are the easiest and hardest things to remember
  • Are there things you can’t learn
  • What are Memory Palaces and how can you use it as a memory filing cabinet
  • Does he use meditation to help his memory?
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions
  • What is his guilty pleasure?
  • Can memory skills get you, women?
  • What you should take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

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Episode: #21 Joe De Sena on how you can Spartan Up to race through obstacles in your life

Who: Today’s guest is CEO and co-founder of the Death Race and the Spartan Race, Joe De Sena. A Spartan race is a series of obstacle races of varying distance and difficulty ranging from 3 miles to marathon distances including fire jumps, barbed wire, monkey bars and so much more. He is also the author of ‘Spartan Up: A Take no-prisoners guide to overcoming and achieving peak performance in life’. In this episode, we discuss why you need to take part in and the benefits of the Spartan Race, why you need to learn to be uncomfortable again and How you can use the obstacles in the race to overcome the obstacles in your life.

 

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 What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • What a Spartan Race is
  • What competing in a Spartan Race does to improve your life and mindset
  • Have men forgotten how to be physical?
  • How you can learn to be a real man again
  • What makes a good man
  • What can you do right now to replicate the successful men of old
  • Why we need to manufacture adversity in our lives
  • How do modern men compare to past generations
  • Who he looks to in his life as a real life model
  • Why he idolises Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
  • Is there a general reason why the majority of people undertake Spartan Race’s
  • The ‘real’ benefits to a Spartan Race you might not have thought of
  • How you can learn to become uncomfortable again to succeed in life
  • How you should start training for a Spartan Race
  • What you face when you undertake a Spartan Race
  • How you can use the obstacles in the race to overcome the obstacles in your life – how they are metaphors for life
  • Who is best suited to doing a Spartan Race (if you are breathing, it includes you)
  • The main issue with the way kids are growing up and how you can help your children develop
  • Why you should check out his new book
  • What you should take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

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