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018 — Tony Giannoudakis Became a Personal Trainer Turned Motivational Speaker.

Today, Christina interviews personal trainer, Tony Giannoudakis, who became a personal trainer and motivational speaker who helps others discover how to build a successful business.

Let’s look at how he did it.

Questions and Answers

02:36 What were the biggest challenges as he made the shift from working inside the gym to working for someone else to owning his own business.

04:59 How did he get through the highs and lows of owning a business.

07:07 What did commitment and discipline look like for running a business.

08:57 Story about the Buddha.

12:16 Story about support person for highs and lows.

14:23 Setting goals for work.

17:17 Doing what you love as a career.

19:12 Wrap up.

23:08 Who does he like to work with and how to contact him.

24:22 To be successful you can’t be afraid of looking foolish.

26:04 How to find the interviewee.

27:05 Final wrap.

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Hey, busy business people.

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I am here today with another entrepreneur
taking action, Tony Giannoudakis,

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hopefully I didn't murder that too badly.

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Um, he went from knowing what
he wanted to do with his life to

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running a business in four months.

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So I'm going to figure out how he did it.

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Stay tuned.

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Okay.

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So to kick things off, like
before you decided to make this

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leap into entrepreneurship,
like, what were you doing?

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I mean, uh, after I graduated from
high school, I was a personal trainer.

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I became personal trainer
because I had a passion.

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I had a hobby since I would like 11,
12 years old, uh, but working out.

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So I thought to myself that make
my hobby, you know, my daily job.

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Uh, so, so basically I
started this whole career.

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If you will, to push training, to
help people and ??? To other people's

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lives and it not work out pretty well
because I had a huge ignite since

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I was a little kid, uh, to actually
help people and make, make people.

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Chase the lives, chase their
dreams and all that kind of stuff.

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And throughout all this process, um, I
felt that personal training was the one

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thing that will lead me to that door.

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I think that personal training was the
key actually, but, when I graduated and,

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uh, I started working to a nine to five.

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I worked in a gym, uh,
as a personal trainer.

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It was just as a cold sailing.

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It was just numbers.

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No, no heat to help other people.

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And, uh, Take a deep dive
in their problems, you know,

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and all that kind of stuff.

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So it was a ??? For me and
for my life and for my beliefs.

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And I kind of stay there like a year
and a half, maybe two years almost.

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I don't remember.

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And yeah, it was, uh, it felt like a
prison to be honest, felt like a prison.

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So, yeah, it threw off, uh, I quit my
job and then I started to planning some

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things to start something on my own.

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What do you think some of the biggest
challenges were for you as you made that

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shift from, you know, working inside the
gym and working for someone else into

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running your own business, what were
some of the biggest challenges that you

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faced, especially doing it so quickly?

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I mean, one of my biggest challenges
was that by the time that I quit my

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job and started planning what I'm
going to do, because at that time I

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wasn't very sure to open a business.

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I was pretty scared by doing this step.

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Opening a business, a piece of
paper came into my house at the

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January 1st that changed my life.

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And to sum up some things, uh,
in Greece, um, joining the army

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is compelled means that if you've
not do it, you end up in jail.

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Yeah.

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This is how Greece works.

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So, you know, after planning, a few
things and preparing some, uh, some moves,

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some steps towards something new, then
personal training, um, it got threw off.

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Everything got destroyed because
I had to join the army and, uh,

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basically do my duty, uh, because
there was no, no way around.

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So yeah, that threw me off to be honest.

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And, uh, it was a lesson, if you
will, more like a school, I've

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learned a lot of things from the army.

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It was a valet that I went
through and it was basically.

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He basically taught me a lot and
prepared me, forced me to, to

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be the man that I am right now.

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And to come closer to my dreams in opening
a business and all that kind of stuff.

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It's basically when I've learned
more about the discipline and the

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commitment that you need to have to, to
create something and for your dreams.

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So yeah.

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Now one of my struggles
was basically that because.

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It was the first time in my life
that I have the slap from personal

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training and they getting another
slap at the same time, in like

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a month or so to do all that.

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And it was pretty hard, but I managed
it and I'm I'm here right now.

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So we have this.

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I know that happens a
lot to entrepreneurs.

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Like we go through stuff.

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I mean, I've had my own
business for over 15 years now.

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We have highs, we have lows, we
have high highs and low lows.

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Like I know part of what you
do is help motivate people.

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So like you kept having these low
moments and it sounds like a lot of

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soul searching and things like that.

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What did you do to get through it?

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You know, I mean, like, what did you do to
say like, ok, I'm not going to stay here.

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I'm going to keep

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Yeah.

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I mean, it was a, it was a
big process, uh, that I did

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after I ended my duty in army.

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Um, I went through a lot of process
to find myself again, because in that

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process, I found out that I've lost
myself probably like two years ago when

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I started doing this job, this special
training thing, because that unite.

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That I had to make an impact on other
people's lives, out going very distant

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from me because, um, I kept doing the job
for money and, um, it was just a dead end.

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So one of the things that, that got
me back in my place is to, to build

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a relationship of trust with myself
again and it was a painful process.

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It was a daily process that I needed to
do to find myself again and create that

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relationship again, of what's going on in
my life, what I'm going to do right now.

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I'm kind of free from
all that kind of stuff.

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And yeah, basically this is,
this started at, uh, May or June.

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2021.

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I mean, like, uh, three to four
months ago where I started again,

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planning from the beginning, from
the scratch to do something that I

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have no idea what to do with my life.

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And, uh, basically with the right moves,
with the commitment and the discipline.

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Uh, I created my very first
business in, uh, three, four months.

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I know that something that you shared
with me prior to this call and something

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like in all the videos and stuff that
I watched, that you've been putting out

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there that commitment and discipline
are two things that you say that

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people need to accomplish everything.

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So like what did commitment
and discipline look for you?

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Like in my mind, you know, I'm picturing
my little, my to-do list that I have

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to force myself to be committed to
filling out every night, because that's

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the only way it works for me a half
to fill it out at night so that when

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I sit down at this desk the next day,
I'm like, this is what I'm doing.

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So in my mind, that's what I'm picturing
for like commitment and discipline.

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What did it look like for you?

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I mean, one of the things that you said,
one of the most important things that you

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said is this least it's how you build in
a relationship of trust with yourself.

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And spoiler alert is something that
I'm teaching, uh, inside my offer.

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It's about creating a list of to do
things it's like when you decide to

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make a move and opening a business,
it's like, you're building a wall.

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It's like, you're building a house and
it's not, it's not something that's

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gonna magically appear like that.

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So every day you need to show
up, be committed to what you,

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what you said the previous day.

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That you're going to do every single
task, every single little win to put the

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brick down and the next day, the other
brick to create a wall and then the house.

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So one of the most important things,
yes, that I've learned was commitment

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and discipline, because what I've
learned in my entrepreneurial path is

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that many times you need to be in your
own corner to do cheer yourself up.

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And I mean, you know, that more, more
than me because you've been there many

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years, um, is to cheer up yourself

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I hear that a lot.

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I hear that so many times since I've
started doing these podcast episodes.

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I mean, like I shared with
you before this, I've been

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doing them very, very quickly.

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Like three and four a week.

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I would say probably at least 60 to 70%
of the people that I've interviewed.

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So far, they've all shared
something similar where they

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had to pull themselves up.

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They had to like, come back to
who they are to who, like, they've

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all had different words for it.

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You know, I call it super powers.

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Um, one person I was talking to yesterday
called it your inner golden Buddha.

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Um, she shared a really cool story.

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So hopefully people will have seen
that episode before this one and will

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know what I'm talking about, she shared
a really awesome story about that.

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Um, basically like it was a story about,
um, Like this golden Buddha statue

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that had gotten covered in concrete or
something to protect it from theives.

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And they didn't know like, you know,
that village or whatever was in ancient

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times that village had gotten wiped out.

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And nobody knew that the golden Buddha
was inside the concrete anymore.

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And then they found, you know,
something happened and they

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discovered that had been covered.

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She said, that's basically life.

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You know, you start off with your little
golden Buddha and then, you know, life

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happens, you just get covered in shit.

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You know, life happens and you
know, somewhere along the way, you

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have to start peeling it back off
and finding yourself against it.

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I've heard so many different versions
of it, but everybody's shared similar

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stories that it's like, they really
started getting happy and growing

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and scaling their businesses.

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Once they figured out who they
were and went back to that truth.

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And it's just, it's so powerful.

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It's amazing to me like how
many times I'm hearing that.

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It's just, it's transformational.

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It's awesome.

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It's a path that not many people choose
to go choose to live their trails.

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It's a foggy path to go to that path.

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It needs, it needs your 120% to
create this momentum, to create

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basically you think not just
the business, not just being an

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entrepreneur, you need to be a dentist.

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You need to be a business coach.

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You need to be a tennis coach.

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Anything.

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If it's your thing, you will
guaranteed do it in your unique way.

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So you might as well get no help
for cheering up from others.

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So, as I said before, I had to
cheer up myself and I still do

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and I will always do that to cheer
up myself and be in my corner.

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But I also got a little bit,
like, if you want to put it like

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that, because many times that I
might, that I am in my low lows.

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Like you said before, um, my wife is
there for me and I, more than glad

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to have such a wonderful person in
my life because many times that I am

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in my lows, lows, she cheer me up.

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So much, she ignites me again so
much, uh, that I questioned my

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coaching, to be honest, but yeah.

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Um, yeah, it's a wonderful thing to have
someone, uh, cheer you up and be committed

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to, to help you anytime you want.

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It's just wonderful.

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And I'm like about that.

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Yeah.

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I think you have to find those
kinds of people in your life.

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So I kind of feel like you need layers.

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You need people that can support
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your low lows and your high highs.

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And they can be right there with you, you
know, celebrating or bringing you back

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up and you have to have those kinds of
emotional support people in your life.

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Like my husband does that for me.

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I think you also kind of
sometimes need like your business

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support people in your life.

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You need that person who
understands what you're doing.

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Like cause your spouse, doesn't always
my husband's in business, so he gets

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some of it, but he doesn't get all of it.

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He runs a tree business in
the landscaping business.

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So it's not quite the same as like,
you know, stuff I do, but there's

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things he doesn't get and I've got
business friends that they do get it.

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So when something really cool happens
and it's like, Hey, check it out.

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They get it.

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And they can celebrate with me.

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Cause sometimes you just need that.

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Or when something tricky happens
and you're like, I need to

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just get this out of my brain.

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And I need to work it through and I
need someone who can understand what

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I'm saying enough to give the input, you
kind of have to surround yourself with

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those people I've learned over the years.

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Exactly, it's basically like a QTP,
uh, quality time people, what you just

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said, yeah, it's quality time, people,
people in your circle that helping you,

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that celebrate with you that understands
your lows, understand your highs.

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It's fricking amazing.

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Yep.

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It's like, I've had moments where I've
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something really amazing happened and I'm
just sitting here and I'm like, I've got

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to tell somebody I have to go tell them.

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And like, I have one that, I mean, he got
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because something really cool had happened
and I was still vibrating about it.

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And I was like, I've got to
share this with somebody.

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It's like, that's, you know, part
of success, you know, if you're

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going to stay committed, if
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Like you have to like be okay
to not hit a hundred percent.

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I think sometimes like I make my list and
my goal and my commitment to myself as

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80% or better of the tasks on my list,
however many tasks I put on my list,

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I'm not going to try and complete all of
them because life happens and I never do.

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And when I tried to make it where I
was going to complete everything, I

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feel like I disappointed myself a lot.

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I wasn't happy with myself a lot,
but when I said I'm going to do 80%

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or better, that made it reasonable.

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Do I hit it every time.

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No, do I hit it enough
to feel good about it?

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You know, I was just like, I think you
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You know?

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Exactly, exactly.

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And it's an understanding
of your own self.

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You understand your own self, that your
lows, your highs, some days you might

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not feel like it, but you still do it.

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You're still here.

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You still show up and you still
do the work might be not 100%.

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Not 120 might be 70.

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Might be 50 ,might be 80,
but you still show up and do

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something that's very important.

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Yep.

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And it's like, I even have a little
battery at the top upon where I can

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fill in my energy levels starting today.

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So I can be real with myself.

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And if, when I go back at the end of the
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you know, I'm looking at my little sheets
and it's like, okay, how did this week go?

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And it's like, oh, well I only
did like 40% of my tasks that day.

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And I was like, but I put
like 20% for my energy bar.

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So 40% when I was running on 20%.

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That's acceptable, you know, like I just
have to be real with myself sometimes.

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I think exactly, exactly.

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I love that so many people like your
stories kind of echoing what everybody

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keeps telling me that it's like, you know,
you, you did the nine to five thing and

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you know, you, weren't happy, you, you
know, had life kick you down a couple

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of times, but you circle back around
to, I'm going to do what makes me happy.

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And I love that and I feel like
that's where the real success is.

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And that's my favorite people
to interview for these podcasts.

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I've been dubbing them hidden experts,
because these are people that they

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have this inner light, they have
this inner expertise, they have this

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inner skill, super power, unconscious
capability, whatever you want to call it.

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And they're finding it, you know,
it's like, it's just, it's so

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much fun to watch people find it.

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Cause I went through that journey.

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I had to find it.

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I kept doing what everybody
told me I needed to do instead

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of what I wanted to do.

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I'm doing what I want to do now, and
I'm really fricking happy doing it.

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And it's a lot of fun.

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True, true.

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There is a, there is a saying that
I, I, I was sharing with my, my

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people, uh, I think a month go about
bees and flies that there is a need.

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If there's a reason that flies go to
shit and, um, bees go for honey and you

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cannot let a flly tell you what to do.

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You cannot let a fly tell you where to
go, because fly, all it knows is shit.

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Excuse my language.

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And the bee needs to fight honey.

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It might take a lot more to find it
a lot more time to find it, but you

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will, if you're committed, you will.

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And that's amazing.

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Yeah.

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Yeah.

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I mean, that's my like three
things I tell people all the time.

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It's like, if you want to succeed,
you got to know your super power.

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You got to know who you're going
to be around, who you can help.

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Like if you've worked with
them all day, every day, would

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you be in your happy place?

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You got to know who those
people are and then you can

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invent the thing that they need.

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And don't be afraid to invent, you know,
use your super power to create something

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that didn't exist or to do something
that does exist in a different way.

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I feel like too, like a lot of
people go into business coaching

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and they buy these programs, right.

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They buy these things or it's like,
I'm just gonna go implement this

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thing and I'm going to go help people.

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And.

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It's not them.

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It's not their thing.

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It's not their super power.

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And like, there's, you know, it could be
just a version of that small changes and

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now you've done something way better for
the people that you're meant to serve.

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So I don't know.

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That's my, I think it's so much fun.

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I love it.

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Yeah.

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Yeah.

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It's a, it's a, it's a very good thing
in one of the things that I fell in love

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doing all that, all that kind of stuff.

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And, uh, Introducing myself to this
industry was a short, personal development

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and the way that you can help yourself
and build a relationship again, as we

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said before, with, uh, with your to-do
list and all that kind of stuff, um,

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it's like, you're getting a crystal
clear vision of what you need in

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life and not only what you need and
what you want, but how to go there.

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It's very important because it
clears your path because now we know.

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We did not need some other people's
opinion because even if someone has the

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best interest for you is still, it's
not the 100% benefit for your own future

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has an opinion because it's your choice.

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It's your life.

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No one else.

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You are the architect of your
own life and every decision has

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consequences and all that kind of stuff

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Okay.

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Yep.

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I love that.

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Um, I know we're kind of
hitting on our time here.

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Um, do you have any like tips or
advice that you want to share with

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our audience as we're wrapping up

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Three quick things, uh,
I will be pretty quick.

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Uh, I have, I've actually written
them down because I didn't want

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to forget them, forget them.

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Um, one of the things that I want
to say, one of the three things

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was, uh, basically here, you got.

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Here you got is, uh, is the thing
that I said it made it before.

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Uh, find yourself here, your
self here, your inner self.

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Imagine like you have a radio
and there's two volume mixers.

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One of the people in the
world and one for you.

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And what all of us need to
do is mute the world and, uh,

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volume up ourselves volume up.

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And she, what do we have to say for
future, for Karen, this nation and

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our current position, and number two,
uh, is commitment and discipline.

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And I've actually written down some
things, uh, about theory, just a theory.

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I mean, everything that we just said
right now in these past two 20 minutes.

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It's just a theory for someone
not to take an action theory,

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it will always remain a theory.

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So for all of you guys that you're
hearing right now, I highly encourage

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you to act now and find the way,
your way, to your dreams, because

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this is the most important thing.

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And this is what success means to
live your life on your own terms.

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And not what a fly told
you to do, where to go.

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And as last quick thing, if we have
like one minute or two, um, it's,

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uh, it's something that speaks to my
heart because one of the things that

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I'm teaching in my offer is, uh, in
success secrets is that what you need

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to have is a mentality of the lion.

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And what I mean by that is, the lion
is the king of the jungle, but he's

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the king of a jungle for a reason.

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That reason is not that he's the biggest,
because the biggest is the elephant

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and the lion cannot be the king of
the jungle if it was for the speed,

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because that's the cheetah ,right?

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Um, the lion could not be king of the
jungle because it's not the smartest.

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Right.

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Um, But the difference you might have
heard that before the difference between

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a lion and an elephant is that when the
elephant sees a lion, he thinks run.

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But when the lion sees the elephant thinks
lunch, and that's the mentality of the

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lion, this is what makes the lion, the
king of the jungle sits at the top of the

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jungle and what I highly encourage every
single one of you that hearing right now.

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Um, on this podcast, is that wake the
lion within you, wake the beast and go to

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beast mode and be committed and discipline
to your thing and your dream and mute

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every single one, every single person
that you know, because even if they have

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the best interest, even if they have the
worst thing, It's still not the 100%,

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the 1000% benefit for your own future.

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So speak with yourself, create
a relationship of trust.

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Yeah, that's it.

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Now I love all of that.

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Now.

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I know we've kind of hinted a little
bit on your thing with success secrets.

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Let's share it with our
audience real quick.

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Who do you like to work with?

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What is it you do for them?

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And like, where can they find you?

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Yeah, basically success secrets.

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Stands for visionary entrepreneurs that
actually want to create something new,

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build something on their way on their own.

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And, uh, not only in a, in the business
world, but create the personal development

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within them, uh, create a relationship
and, uh, awaken the beast to create

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something new, to build something on
their own terms to actually take the life.

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Take ownership.

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And be the architect of their own.

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So yeah, what I, what I mean by that is
I'm willing to work with people that are

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willing to do the work, because I said
before, as I said before, theory will

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always remain a theory if you do not act.

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Yeah.

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I hear that advice from
a lot of the gurus.

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They all worded a little bit different,
but they all put it out there.

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Like Ryan Deiss has done
is better than perfect.

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You have to get out there
and just do something.

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So that's, that's something
that's really common.

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Like I was talking with ??? The other day,
and he was even talking about how, like he

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thinks some of the most successful people
have been successful because they're not

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afraid to look like a fool they're willing
to just get out there to take the action,

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to roll with the punches and just do.

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Exactly because I do.

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Yeah, yeah.

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Take that leap of faith.

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And I was the last thing, what I want
to mention is that what I'm, what I'm

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doing in, uh, just a little tip, not tip.

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A little trick that I'm doing is that as
we're dong the sessions and I'm teaching

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things and, uh, teaching principles
and foundations, not for your business,

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not for your thing only, but for your
personal development, ??? Kind of stuff.

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Um, I'm actually willing
to, to help them act.

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And I've created inside the offer a very,
very special thing that I'm obsessed

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with it because, uh, it makes you to
do the work and it's a one pager, a

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one pager, it's a digital workbook.

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So, when you finish the
session, you go there and you

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answer the questions reverse.

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Oh, this is what the
thing Tony used to say.

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Okay, let me ask myself right now.

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What's the answer for me right now.

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And, you know, I'm I bringing them
down to this valet to actually act

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without even knowing it and, uh,
getting obsessed with the acting and

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the learn more and more and more.

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Love that now, how do they find you?

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If they want to learn more or
sign up, where would they go?

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Um, you can find me on, uh, on
the Facebook for success secrets

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with double S in the beginning of
success and double S on the end.

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Um, you can find me on
successsecrets.com if you want.

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And yeah, that's it.

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And I will make sure those links
are wherever you're listening

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to this on the interwebs.

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Those links will be near it.

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So I'll make sure I have those up there.

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Tony, thank you so much for
coming on and sharing all of your

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advice with our audience today.

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This has been really great.

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Thank you.

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Thank you so much for having me.

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Thank you for giving me this opportunity
to speak with your people, with the people

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that you're connected to and, uh, spread
the word out and thank you for having me.

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And you know, that chit chat
talk and it was, it was amazing.

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I've learned a lot of stuff
today from you and yeah.

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Happy to connect.

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Well, I know everybody's learning a
lot from all these, so entrepreneurs

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guys like that are listening.

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This is your call to take action, right?

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Like join our community@etatoday.zone and
learn from people like Tony and all the

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other great people that we're bringing
in and learn how to build a business that

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enables your lifestyle instead of taking
over your life until next time, guys, bye.


About Christina Hooper

I help you turn your Superpowers into Sales so you can build a business that enables your lifestyle instead of taking over your life. I'm also StoryBrand Certified Guide, BMS Certified Coach, and DigitalMarketer Certified Partner.

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