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#1149 Decide Who You Want to Be and Rewrite Your Personal Narrative to Reflect It

Each of us is a reflection of our own personal self-talk. If you tell yourself that you’re not good at an activity or you that you lack certain skills because of something that happened to you earlier in life, your subconscious mind takes it as truth. We all have the ability to feed what we want to our subconscious mind. If you do it long enough you will succeed in overwriting the negative programming and replacing it with self-talk the reinforces who you would like to be.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Choose who you want to be, Direct Your Life, Direct your mind, Podcasts, podcasts, Uncategorized.

#1143 Five Ways to Generate More Joy in Your Life

There isn’t a person on the planet that wouldn’t like to have more joy. Today’s discussion focuses on the understanding and creation of long term joy in your life. We will also touch on how to increase the frequency of the short term joyous events you experience. 

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Posted by Joel Brookman in happiness, Podcasts, podcasts, Uncategorized.

#1129 The Benefits of Engaging with New People

As I was riding my bike this weekend I struck up a conversation with a fellow biker that lead to an amazing interaction that lasted for 2 hours. It turns out the gentleman I met was Frosty Wooldridge who has biked across the United States 14 times and has literally pedaled his bike all over the world. He’s written 8 books and is one of the most interesting people I’ve come across. I now have a new relationship with a terrific person simply because I chose to strike up a conversation with a man as we crossed paths.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Podcasts, podcasts, relationship building, relationships, Uncategorized.

#1120 Adhering to the No A**hole Rule

Most of us spend more of our waking hours working than doing anything else in our lives. There’s nothing worse than having to work with toxic people. The solution can found by simply adhering to the no a**hole rule. Don’t hire, go to work for, or start a partnership with  someone you think could be an a**hole. It’s easier to deal with up front by not hiring or doing business with them but there are some ways to deal with it after the fact.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in eliminate negativity, love your job, negative people, Podcasts, podcasts, Uncategorized.

#1112 Want to Win People Over? Become a Good Storyteller, Here’s How…

Storytelling is a powerful tool to engage people. A great storyteller can capture our attention and take us on a journey. Storytelling can be the ultimate tool for influencing others. The best part is that with a little direction anyone can become a good storyteller. Today we discuss how.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in influence people, Podcasts, podcasts, Storytelling, Uncategorized.

#1109 The Untimely Death of a Friend

I lost a friend last week. He was a wonderful guy with an amazing family. His life paralleled mine in many ways. It was a horrible reminder that  none of us knows when our last day will come. It’s so important to appreciate your life and to ensure that you make the necessary preparations to alleviate burdens on those you leave behind.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in appreciation, Podcasts, podcasts, preparation, protect yourself, Uncategorized.