“The secret to happiness is doing more of what you love, and less of what you don’t love everyday.” - DALAI LAMA
Everyone wants to build healthy relationships with family, friends and clients. Choosing the right attitude and being present will keep your energy high so you can enjoy health, happiness and abundance and inspire the same in others.
In this episode:How happiness equals more income. Do at least one thing you love everyday. High energy is the secret to everything.
“Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit… You have to look for the seed and you have to water it.” - Napoleon Hill
Raymond is joined by lifelong friend, Jack Canfield, for a presentation on abundance; health and prosperity. It’s known that the wealthiest people have multiple sources of income, or MSI, and Raymond and Jack would like to extend one of their most prized business ventures to you. Through this opportunity you’ll become a source for health and wellness for so many others.
In this episode, you’ll learn:How to achieve enhanced wellness, emotional freedom, and financial freedom at the same time, with essential oils. How to improve your health, strengthen your immune system, reduce stress and pain, find inner peace and joy and realize your full potential. The science behind the extraction of valuable plant medicines.
Jack Canfield has been studying success for 50 years. He is a transformation coach, utilizing techniques such as neurolinguistic programming, and positive thinking to help people get from where they are to where they want to be. He has been featured on CNN, ABC, PBS, Time, Forbes, MSNBC, People, and Fox News, among others. He co-authored Chicken Soup For The Canadian Soul with our very own Raymond and he also wrote Chicken Soup For the Parents Soul. Other books include; The Success Principles, Success Affirmations, Inkspirations The Power Of Positive Inking, Key To Living The Law Of Attraction, The Success Principles For Teens, and The Power Of Focus.
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Also mentioned in this episode:
Raymond Aaron has shared his vision and wisdom on radio and television programs for over 40 years. He I s the author of over 100 books, including Branding Small Business For Dummies, Double Your Income Doing What You Love, Canadian best-seller Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul, and he co-authored the New York Times best-seller Chicken Soup for the Parent’s Soul.
This is the unusual story of how 21 year old Raymond became a published author. It’s a story of how courage leads to opportunity. With courage, determination and an open mind, you will see opportunities that others don’t see, and people will give you opportunities they wouldn’t give to just anyone else.
In this episode:How to think outside the box. Inspiration to believe in yourself. How determination and sacrifice leads to results.
We all know that crime drama writers embellish the truth to varying degrees, but it makes one wonder, what’s the fact behind the fiction? Joseph Neuberger is a criminal defence lawyer with almost 30 years of experience and he’s here to give us a window in to reality. We also get some valuable insight in to things like gun control and its effect on gun violence, the constitution, and ideas for a more compassionate, humanitarian and enlightened legal system.
Joseph Neuberger is one of Toronto’s most sought-after criminal defence lawyers, with extensive experience in cases related to sexual and domestic assault, homicide, fraud, drug-related offences and impaired driving. He is a leader in expert witnesses and cross-examination with hundreds of withdrawals and acquittals over the last two decades, and is a featured speaker at legal education conferences and workshops. He is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Toronto Law Journal and is the author of “Assessing Dangerousness, a Defence Guide to the Dangerous Offender Application Process. He co-produces the Not On Record podcast with Diana Davison.
To learn more about Joseph:
Not On Record Podcast
We all want a good quality of life for ourselves and our families, and that includes having a sharp mind. Many of us have seen the effects of Alzheimers or dementia and the impact it has on a family. Fortunately there are very simple, and even fun things we can do to keep our minds and memories sharp. These tips are good for people of all ages. Healthier lifestyle choices are always available.
In this episode, you’ll learn:How to strengthen your will power. How to prevent brain atrophy. Why you should watch less tv.
“A Powerful Global Renaissance of Trust has begun.” - Stephen Covey
If you look around, we see all kinds of evidence that people are losing trust in our society. You see it in companies where there are scandals and fraud, and closer to home in our own personal relationships. However, there is also a Renaissance: a rebirth of integrity and ethics. There is a growing awareness that violating the principles that create trust and integrity is not a sustainable way to live, on the individual, family, and society levels. Trust is everything.
Today Raymond will be speaking to Stephen Covey, whose name is synonymous with trust and leadership. He is the former CEO of one of the most famous organizations in the world, Covey Leadership Center, which became the largest leadership development company in the entire world. Under his direction the company grew dramatically, achieving Inc. 5000 status and recognition. He also led the strategy that propelled the book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to the number one best selling business book in the entire 20th Century.
Expert Action Steps:Start with yourself: increase your personal credibility. Open your agenda and create transparency. Always keep commitments to other people and always keep a commitment to yourself.
Stephen M. R. Covey is The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Speed of Trust, which has been translated into 22 languages and has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. He is co-author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Smart Trust. He is the former President & CEO of the Covey Leadership Center, where he increased shareholder value by 67 times and grew the company to become the largest leadership development firm in the world. A Harvard MBA, Stephen co-founded and currently leads Franklin Covey’s Global Speed of Trust Practice. He serves on numerous boards, including the Government Leadership Advisory Council - Partnership for Public Service, and he has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award for “Top Thought Leaders in Trust” from the advocacy group, Trust Across America/Trust Around the World. Stephen is a highly-sought-after international speaker, who has taught trust and leadership in 56 countries to business, government, military, education, healthcare, and NGO entities.
You can find Stephen's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People here.
With some smart investing, it’s possible to become metaverse multimillionaire, and that’s what this episode is about. But you have to understand a few things about bitcoin and the metaverse.
Firstly, what is the metaverse!? According to Bloomberg Wealth, it’s where crypto, gaming, and capitalism collide.
“…it’s an online arena where ‘decentralized finance’, or DeFi, reigns — fusing together cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, non-fungible tokens and video gaming.”
In this episode, Raymond clarifies bitcoin and how it works, what hodl means, and be sure to listen to the full episode so you can really understand how to 10x, 50x, 100x your investment in crypto.
Check out crypto YouTuber Ran’s channel for loads of crypto knowledge.
“We respond to things emotionally faster than we do logically.”
Time is precious. There are so many things to do and there are even more distractions. Maybe the hardest things to overcome in the game of time are our own habits and mindsets related to work and relaxation. Steve Prentice suggests slowing down, BUT that doesn’t mean moving slowly. It means being in control. He’s mastered time management through an emphasis on living intentionally. He’s isolated and found solutions for many work related behaviours and patterns that hinder efficiency and health.
Steve Prentice is an author, speaker, mentor, and project manager who helps people find better ways to blend talent, technology, and time. He’s the author of two best-selling books, Cool Time - A Hands On Plan For Managing Work And Balancing Time, and Cool Down - Getting Further By Going Slower. As president of the consulting firm, The Bristall Group, he delivers workshops in time management, project management, business writing. He lectures in the Management Program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Toronto and is also regularly called on as an expert and consultant by major media to comment on issues of workplace overload, time management, and technology. He delivers numerous keynotes each year and also writes columns on productivity and technology.
Expert Action Steps:Record your ideas on paper as clear as your short-term memory. Invest time to communicate with mentors. Manage your expectation of what is available in a day. Identify the best things that you can work on during the day and focus on that. BONUS. Go to cool-time.com, enter the user name: reader, and password: cooltime to get access to a wealth of time management tools.
Also mentioned in this episode:
People judge the book by its cover, so if you’re an author or you plan to write a book, listen to these four clever ways to title and subtitle your book.
If this brings you one step closer to finishing your book, don’t stop there. Using the 10-10-10 Program, Raymond will guide you through the full process of writing your book, from finding the topic to printing and publishing. Email Raymond at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to https://10-10-10program.com/ for more details.
“In life you can either be a spectator watching on the sidelines. Or you can be a player, a participant, taking action and determining your own destiny.”
Our guest today has so much valuable and inspiring knowledge to share, but the example he’s set in his life speaks louder than words. Charles Marcus developed a severe stutter at the age of four and lived with it for 25 years until he finally resolved to take control of his destiny. Charles is now one of the worlds top motivational public speakers, inspiring others to dig down deep to find the resolve and resilience to reach their goals.
Charles is one of the top 60 motivational keynote speakers in the world. He's a high-performance strategist and teaches masterclasses and workshops. He has a proven track record working globally with corporate clients and associations 20 years. He’s an expert in peak performance/human potential, leadership, customer service excellence CX, change/innovation, and sales motivation. He wrote Success is not a Spectator Sport: How to Take Action and Achieve More.
Expert Action Steps:Read Success is not a Spectator Sport: How to Take Action and Achieve More. You can find it at https://www.cmarcus.com/ or by calling him toll free at 1-800-837-0629. Be sure to request your free 20 minute coaching session with Charles! Look at your life and ask yourself;
- What legacy do you want to leave?
- What do you want to be remembered for?
- Are you creating your legacy every single day?
- Are you living life in the moment?What challenges or disability are you hiding behind? What excuse are you making for not living up to your full potential? Use challenges as a reason to succeed.
To learn more about Charles go to https://www.cmarcus.com/.
Take command of your life and longevity! From friends and family, to purpose and mission, we all want a fulfilling life and for a long time. Our best chance of achieving our highest degree of health is to set that intention and make an actionable plan. Today’s episode is about the steps we can take, along with some antidotes and elixirs to help ensure success.
Email Raymond at email@example.com to learn more about using antioxidants to help live your best life.
Expert action steps:Learn about more ways to make money for greater financial security. Take care of your health, take pure and powerful antioxidants. Exercise your mind though creativity, problem solving, and study.
The ancients throughout many cultures left us wisdom that suggests the heart is as powerful, if not more, than the brain. And despite how modern medicine puts the heart and brain in different categories, there’s a persistent belief that the heart is the source of so much more. Howard Martin, of the Heart Math Institute, is an expert in the head and heart connection. He and co-founder, Doc Childre, have been studying the heart and developing systems to help humanity heal for thirty years. Through their scientific studies of the heart and its relationship to the brain, they’ve discovered powerful ways of regulating emotions, reducing stress, improving health, improving decisiveness, and improving adaptability to change. For businesses this translates in to improved return on investment as staff are more productive and healthcare costs are down. In short, the heart Math techniques improve a person’s ability to carry dignity and nobility throughout their day.
Expert actions steps:Practice the quick coherence technique, 3 times a day for the next 2 weeks. Check out the free empowering resources on the heartmath.org website. Buy the emWave device to increase productivity, lower stress, improve decisiveness, improve health, and it’s also known to lower blood pressure.
Also mentioned in this episode:
The Heart Math Solutions Book.
Marcy Shimoff’s book Happy For No Reason.
Guess what the most valuable asset in the world is? How about the ten most valuable?
Here are a few hints:
Some are companies. Some are commodities. Some are physical. Some are digital.
And things are changing fast so some will likely trade places very soon.
Take aways:Don’t underestimate crypto. Don’t over estimate the value of university education. Don’t under estimate branding.
Our internal world shapes how we experience the external world. It also affects the quality of relationships that we depend on in our personal and professional lives. With the right frame of mind, all things good and bad can be turned in to opportunities. NLP, or neurolinguistic programming, is a science that studies patterns in human behaviour associated with success. A certified NLP coach can show us how to identify the patterns that tend to run in our minds that have a direct impact on our performance in the real world. Marilou Seavey is a speaker and NLP trainer. She and her husband run MindBridge, an extremely successful business that trains professionals and has more than 35 years of experience helping professionals become better leaders and find more success.
Expert action steps:Set your outcomes daily. An outcome is about what’s possible, what you want, and how you can get it. At the start of your day, imagine getting back in to bed full of gratitude for having a successful day. List your accomplishments and imagine how easily they came together. Be flexible, shift your perspective and consider things from other people’s view points. Observation. Being able to separate fact from fiction. Take time to listen to people and confirm their meaning or the actual situation. Go to MindBridge Training to find many more resources.
All types of relationships inevitably bring a variety of view points to the table. It’s not always easy but that variety is a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow. It can feel awkward to reach out and consider other angles or other people’s view points but if you can really do it, the skies will clear and the results will be more than worth the effort.
In this episode, you’ll discover:A broader point of view that will simply your life. How to improve your relationships. How to reduce stress and improve you health.
"You deserve abundance, it's your birthright. Step out and claim it."
Prosperity and abundance. These are available to us when we cultivate the right attitude. Today, Raymond speaks with Barry Spilchuk, who co-authored Cup Of Chicken Soup For The Soul with Jack Canfield and Mark Victor-Hanson. He also wrote Let’s Talk About Money, and Let’s Talk About Relationships. In his work he focusses on things like love, joy, understanding, intimacy, gratitude, self-worth, forgiveness, and financial literacy. He emphasizes the need to eliminate the self-sabotage that often prevents people from enjoying their birth-right: abundance. Listen to the interview to hear Barry's four important keys to prosperity.
Expert action steps:Realize how wealthy you already are: Take out a sheet of paper and draw a line down the centre. On the left, write what’s good in your life, and on the right, what can improve. Sign up for a free membership on talkaboutmoney.com to get the free weekly column that discusses your families financial future. (website not up at time of this podcasts publishing) In the next 72 hours: Make an appointment with a licensed financial planner and when you walk in, give them a list a your life’s dreams and ask, “How can you help me achieve these goals”. If their answer doesn’t sound right, go to someone else.
You can find:
Cup Of Chicken Soup For The Soul on Amazon.
Let's Talk About Relationships on Amazon.
Tesla has become one of the top ten most valuable assets in the world. It’s not hard to see that massive changes are coming to the automotive industry. Hertz Rent a Car is preparing for the future and today you’ll hear why and how you should prepare too.
“When we argue with reality, we lose. And only 100% of the time.” - Byron Katie
Chris Attwood is a leader in the world of transformation. With his business partner and ex-wife, Janet Attwood, he formed Enlightened Alliances to create relationships between individuals and organizations committed to creating a positive difference in the world. Upheaval happens in our personal lives and in business and from the experience gained through the success that Janet and Chris had in navigating their personal and business challenges, they’ve developed a seven step program to empower people to meet their challenges and find the silver lining. These seven steps are very insightful and powerful tools for moving through change.
Chris and Janet are co-authors of the New York Times bestsellers, The Passion Test and Your Hidden Riches, and From Sad To Glad, 7 Steps To Facing Change With Love And Power. He and Janet built a global brand with more than 3,000 Passion Test facilitators in 65 countries. Chris is also a founding member of the Transformational Leadership Council created by Jack Canfield. He has spent 10 years working on his spiritual development, including meditating for 8-10 hours a day. He has studied the Vedic literature of India and became an expert in human consciousness.
Expert Action Steps:learn the 7 step expansion process until it’s second nature Make it a habit to such an extent that you aren’t even able to contract without noticing. Enjoy your life, because anything else is not an option.
To learn more about Byron Katie, go to her website at https://thework.com/.
A persons ability to make decisions depends on how present and confident they can be. A person who makes decisions promptly and follows through without wavering will get much different results than a person who is fearful, hesitant, and unconfident.
In this episode, you’ll learn:How to make decisions and follow through. The consequence of ‘maybe’. How your ability to make decisions can earn you more income.
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Business is about meeting people’s needs. It takes devotion, time, energy, and kindness. And it has to be balanced with the rest of your life. Today’s guest, Jonathan Weaver, believes the time you spend working should be quality time, while family life needs more quantity of time. These things are part of the recipe of what makes a person successful, and according to Jonathan, success is happiness.
Join Raymond and Jonathan as they discuss what it means to be a good salesperson, the definition of success, how to create a successful business, and so many more topics of interest that will help you avoid heartache in your business endeavours.
Expert action steps:Ask yourself; who are you associating with? Document your dreams. Transform “Someday I’ll…” to “Everyday I’ll…”. Build a retirement plan as soon as possible. Start at birth!
Jonathan Weaver is a renowned speaker and a consultant in the world of sales. He has produced an audio program called Four Score and Seven Questions, lessons he’s learned through his experiences in sales and business. To learn more about Jonathan or to hire him as a speaker or consultant, go to www.peakperformers.net.