Self Mastery

Create the best self imaginable
All great change begins with you. In this section, we discuss the thoughts, principles and behaviors that make up your life—from the habits that form your routine to the beliefs that shape your decisions. Here we explore the deeper foundations of productivity, empowerment and identity.

Toolbox: Biggest Myth With Small Talk & 3 Mistakes to Avoid


In today’s episode, we cover the science of small talk with AJ and Johnny.  Small talk can feel like a chore these days, but why is it important that we make small talk with people throughout the day, how do we make it fun and engaging, and why is it detrimental to our relationships and community to avoid or ignore … Read More


in Building A Connection, Life Hacks, Marriage & Relationships, Podcast, Self Mastery, Toolbox Episodes

Brad Lomenick | 3 Steps to Effective Leadership & Getting the Feedback You Need to Succeed


In today’s episode, we cover leadership with Brad Lomenick. Brad is a leadership consultant, speaker, founder of BLINC, and author of The Catalyst Leader and H3 Leadership. He writes about leadership, the next generation, creativity, innovation, social media, teamwork, and personal growth.  Effective leadership is built on a few powerful traits anyone can learn, but what are they, what is … Read More


in Business, Connecting, Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Making Friends, Networking, Podcast, Productivity, Relationships, Self Mastery

The Stories We Tell Ourselves Everyday (Without Realizing It)


Wall with neon sign that says "We are all made of stories"

“Our origin stories don’t get to define us.” – Dr. Janina Scarlet Storytelling is one of humanity’s greatest gifts. It is a skill we have been perfecting for thousands of generations across the globe long before anyone started writing stories for others to read. In fact, it is almost impossible to separate storytelling from anything we do. Some of the … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Self Mastery

Dr. Janina Scarlet | Your Superhero Identity & the Power of Heroic Stories


In today’s episode, we cover superhero therapy with Dr. Janina Scarlet. Dr. Janina Scarlet is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, author, TEDx speaker, and a full-time geek who immigrated to the United States at the age of 12 with her family and later, inspired by the X-Men, developed Superhero Therapy to help patients with anxiety, depression, and PTSD.  Effective therapy can … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Confidence, Empowerment, Finding Your Purpose, Life Hacks, Podcast, Podcasts, Self Mastery

Tal Ben-Shahar | The Secret to Being Happy in the Modern World & 3 Tips to Conquer Screen Addiction


In today’s episode, we cover happiness and positive psychology with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar. Tal Ben-Shahar taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership, and now consults and lectures around the world to executives in multinational corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations. Finding happiness in the chaos of life has been … Read More


in Building A Connection, Confidence, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Making Friends, Marriage & Relationships, Podcast, Self Mastery

Tasha Eurich | The Secret to Self Awareness & 3 Strategies to Conquer Your Blindspots


In today’s episode, we cover self-awareness with Dr. Tasha Eurich. Tasha is an organizational psychologist, executive coach, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author of Insight and Bankable Leadership. Self-awareness is crucial when it comes to understanding ourselves and the people around us, but how do you go about developing it, what are the biggest misconceptions about it, and what … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Confidence, Empowerment, Life Hacks, Podcast, Self Mastery

The Cheat Code to Building Deep Relationships and Being Unforgettable Toolbox


In today’s episode, we cover emotional bids with AJ and Johnny. Understanding emotional bids is the cheat code to building great relationships, but what are they, how do you recognize them, and why does ignoring them lead to the end of relationships? What to Listen For Why are Emotional Bids Important – 2:25  Why is it so important to your … Read More


in Building A Connection, Confidence, Life Hacks, Making Friends, Marriage & Relationships, Podcast, Self Mastery, Toolbox Episodes

Steven Kotler | The Secret to Flow State & 6 Steps to Recovering from Burnout


In today’s episode, we cover flow state with Steven Kotler. Steven is the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, and is the author of nine international bestsellers including The Rise of Superman and Stealing Fire, and has a new book, The Art of Impossible – A Peak Performance Primer, coming out this month. Introduction Flow state is … Read More


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Doug Bopst – The Adversity Advantage | The Obvious Secret to Conquering Addiction & 3 Steps to Building a Better Life


In today’s episode, we cover how to conquer addiction with Doug Bopst. Doug is an award-winning personal trainer, author, speaker and business owner, who turned his life around from felon and drug addict to help countless individuals build the confidence and strength to succeed in life.  Substance abuse and addiction goes beyond simply using drugs to experience a temporary high, … Read More


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