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Jan 25, 2016

Zander is a writing coach and a ghost writer. He helps his clients bring out their best stories to better serve and help their audience. Zander speaks on how someone can discover their own story, refine it, and write it in a way that benefits others. Zander is also a father of two and talks about the kind of legacy he wants to leave behind.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:30] Please help us out by reviewing us on iTunes.

[2:20] What does Zander do?

[4:00] What is a ghost writer?

[8:10] How can someone refine their own story?

[15:35] Ask yourself: What were your defining moments last year?

[17:30] What happened in your life that really shifted/changed you?

[20:30] Take small steps. Start a journal.

[24:25] The way you tell your story needs to help the reader.

[29:00] How does Zander define success?

[34:25] Don't visualize it, do it!

[40:00] Zander recommends The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

[47:30] What kind of challenges do men face today?

[50:05] Zander loves being a dad, but it's also the hardest thing to do.

[53:40] If Zander could leave one legacy in the world, what would it be?

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

http://zanderrobertson.com/

The Truth by Neil Strauss

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield

 

Music Credit:

Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.comlateniteautomatic.com)

Jan 18, 2016

John Lee Dumas is the host and founder of Entrepreneur on Fire. He produces a podcast 7 days a week and his business podcast has been awarded Best of iTunes. John talks about his new product launch, The Freedom Journal, which focuses on achieving your goals in the next 100 days.

 

Key Takeaways:

[2:10] What is John's favorite part about being a man?

[2:40] Who is John?

[4:30] What is The Freedom Journal about?

[6:30] Check out The Freedom Journal’s KickStarter campaign.

[7:15] At the time of the recording, John's campaign had 1,932 backers.

[8:00] John is a big believer in F.O.C.U.S.

[8:50] John breaks down how the program is planned out.

[10:45] Focus on one goal at a time.

[11:40] What was John's #1 challenge?

[13:00] John's business has grown to 7 figures.

[13:50] Goal setting isn't a solo task. You need a strong support system.

[13:55] Who are John's mentors?

[15:30] How did John come up with the idea to host a podcast 7 days a week?

[18:10] What does success look like to John?

[20:45] How do you know you're on the right track?

[21:45] Be authentic with yourself.

[22:50] John recommends The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson.

[24:45] Why did John choose 100 days to achieve a goal?

[26:45] Every time John hits a funding goal in KickStarter, he will donate $25k to build a school in a developing country.

                       

Mentioned in This Episode:

http://www.eofire.com/

http://www.eofire.com/tfjoptin/

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/eofire/the-freedom-journal-accomplish-your-1-goal-in-100

http://eventualmillionaire.com/

http://podcastanswerman.com/

The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson

 

Music Credit:

Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com– lateniteautomatic.com)

 

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Jan 11, 2016

Calvin Newport is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University and has authored four books. Cal's latest book, Deep Work, touches on the ability to focus intently on cognitively demanding tasks without distractions. Cal explains how we can use different methods to develop this deep work skill in order to become our most productive selves. 

Key Takeaways:

[2:10] What does Cal do?

[3:35] Cal talks about his latest book, Deep Work.

[4:25] How does Cal personally use 'deep work'?

[7:45] What's the difference between deep work and state of flow or focus?

[9:05] Deep work is a skill. You have to practice deep work to get better at it.

[10:55] Chronic multi-taskers have lost their ability to completely focus 100% on a single task.

[12:20] How does Cal get into a deep work state?

[14:10] Cal shuts down his professional thinking in the evening.

[15:45] What kind of agreements does Cal have with his wife?

[19:10] Having a ritual or a routine helps you get into the right mental state.

[21:05] Cal briefly touches on four rules that can help with your habits.

[25:10] What kind of challenges does Cal face?

[28:50] What does Cal mean by embrace boredom?

[31:30] What is deep work versus what is not deep work?

[33:25] How can someone apply deep work in an office setting?

[38:00] How can managers effectively teach deep work in an office setting?

[39:30] Why does Cal write books?

[40:20] What drives Cal?

[41:50] What's the best advice Cal has received?

[43:45] What kind of legacy would Cal like to leave behind?

[44:10] What does it mean to be a man today?

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

http://mantalks.com/

So Good They Can't Ignore You by Cal Newport.

Deep Work by Cal Newport.

 

Music Credit:

Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com– lateniteautomatic.com)

 

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Jan 4, 2016

Paul Davidescu is the co-founder of Tangoo Entertainment Inc. Tangoo is both a web and mobile app that takes moods, occasion, and social graph, to craft the perfect outing of restaurants and venues tailored to social contexts. The app has also been featured on Global TV, CTV, and the Dragons' Den. Paul talks to the guys on the subject of setting authentic goals for yourself and how you can bring value to others. 

Paul is also the ManTalks ‘Man of the Week’ – which you can read all about here.

Key Takeaways:

[2:35] What does Paul do?

[4:55] How did Paul get started as an entrepreneur?

[7:10] What are the key things you need to become a successful entrepreneur?

[11:00] How can you bring people together in memorable ways?

[13:50] Validate that what you think is a problem, is indeed a real problem for others.

[15:10] Paul has never really set goals before.

[16:00] Some people need goals, whereas others don't.

[19:40] Paul shares on how he discovered a reliable way for him to set and stick to his goals.

[24:30] How do you plan goals ten years ahead?

[27:25] Sometimes plans change, so have a vision and set 1 – 5 year goals.

[29:55] Very strict goals can be counteractive.

[36:15] How do you show up for your team?

[40:05] Say no to people who won't bring you value.

[41:55] Paul talks on how you can bring value to other people.

[54:30] It's a big mistake trying to withhold your great idea.

[56:10] What does it mean, for Paul, to be a man today?

[1:01:20] What kind of legacy would Paul like to leave behind?

[1:03:55] What is Paul excited for in the upcoming months and the new year?

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://mantalks.com/

https://tangoo.ca/

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Bold by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler

 

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