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The Mind Your Business Podcast

All entrepreneurs want to know the secret to success. James Wedmore, a seven-figure online entrepreneur, believes success is created by mindset over strategy, magic over metrics, and attitude over action. In this podcast, James untangles the common misconception that hustle and hard work are all it takes to be successful.
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Aug 13, 2018

Is it possible to be happier? If so, how do we do it? In today’s episode I’m going to share the powerful experiences I had on my recent trip to Africa, and the amazing perspective this gave me about happiness.

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you’ll hear:

  • What I noticed (and what surprised me most) about my visit to Africa
  • The story we’ve been sold about happiness
  • Why happiness is a default setting – and a choice
  • The questions we should be asking ourselves instead of “how can I be happy?”
  • Why happiness isn’t a “thing” we go out and do

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/180 

Aug 6, 2018

On today’s show you’re going to hear me rant about something I’ve talked about in the past here on the podcast, but have never dedicated an entire episode to. I’m going to tell you why “smart” goals are stupid! Here’s to you going after the “impossible”…On today’s show you’re going to hear me rant about something I’ve talked about in the past here on the podcast, but have never dedicated an entire episode to. I’m going to tell you why “smart” goals are stupid! Here’s to you going after the “impossible”…

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore! 

In the episode you’ll hear: 

• What the point of a goal should be 

• What most life coaches are doing about their clients’ goals 

• The two things you actually create the moment you set a goal 

• Want to achieve more? This will have to happen first…

• How your stories are keeping you from performing at your best 

• A real-life example of why having a perspective on goals is so important 

• Our BIG goal for 2018 and what it means to me

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/179 

Jul 30, 2018

In today’s episode I’m taking you down the rabbit hole and asking some tough questions. What does it really take to create success, and what would happen if you took a look and realized that you are the cause of your own life? Is what you’re experiencing even real? Only when we choose a new perspective, a new thought, a new story and a new belief, can we begin to change the world outside of us and step into new possibilities.

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you’ll hear:

  • What your subconscious mind is doing and why we need to be aware of it
  • Why what you’re experiencing may not even be real…
  • Some examples of what happens when we just react to outer world
  • At the core, what being an entrepreneur really is (and isn’t)
  • What’s most likely holding you back

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/178 

Jul 23, 2018

Have you ever wondered if your dreams actually have meaning? Today I’m joined by J.M. DeBord, the bestselling author of two books about dream interpretation, to explore this topic. J.M. is also the lead moderator of the largest public online community for dreams, called Reddit Dreams, and he is the creator of DreamSchool.net and the D3 Dream Interpretation System. Today you’re going to find out what the function and purpose of your dreams really are, and the potential and possibilities they can unlock in your life.

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you’ll hear:

  • What can be found in your dreams
  • Why it is necessary to dream and what can happen when you don’t acknowledge them
  • Examples of how dreams have influenced famous people
  • How we can start learning to interpret the language of dreams
  • His 4 keys for quick dream analysis

  • M. analyze my dreams, and those of my Instagram followers

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/177 

Jul 16, 2018

Today I'm joined by two guests who are going to show you how to become UNSTOPPABLE in your business (and life)!

Colin Boyd is an International speaker and communication expert, and what makes him unique is his obsession around helping influencers to communicate their ideas in a way that makes people take action.

Sarah Boyd is an authority on resilience, courage, and creativity. Sarah has deeply personal experience in navigating stressful life events, such as cancer and chronic health conditions, while building and running successful businesses in America and Australia. She is the Founder of Resilient Little Hearts Children's Publishing House, a children's book author. Sarah is passionate about lifting the limits off an individual's potential so he or she can pursue their dreams, live a meaningful life.

Life happens, but it's about not letting anything stop us. Colin and Sarah are examples of what can happen when you are determined to live your best life, no matter what.

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I'd love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you'll learn:

  • Sarah's life altering situation, how it has affected her and why she's so grateful for it
  • What happens when we consistently push pain away without working on it
  • Whether or not everyone has a deeper purpose
  • What your biggest regret will be
  • Sarah's 3-steps to follow when going through a painful experience

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/176

Jul 9, 2018

What would it look like for you to perform at an Olympic level? Are you doing that right now? In this episode I welcome my guest Jason Parker, who just happens to be an Olympic medalist and International speaker on high-performance and the mindset of top achievers. Today Jason will be sharing his champion mindset and how you can apply the same type of thinking, in order to take your life and business to the next level! If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I'd love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you'll learn:

  • A simple but powerful lesson that Jason got from his early days in sports
  • The story he had created in his mind and how he was able to change it
  • Why it's so critical to know what to focus on and then take ACTION
  • How Jason reframes the challenges he faces
  • What it means to Olympify your life and business
  • The way he was introduced to visualization and how he incorporated it into his training
  • Jason's keys to unlocking the Olympian within you!

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/175

Jul 2, 2018

Got money blocks? There’s a good chance you do, but it’s important to be aware of them, as money is a big part of entrepreneurship, and the impact you can make in the world. In this episode I’m going to share with you 4 persistent money blocks and how you can change your mindset around each of them!

 If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • What a “block” (and more specifically, a “money block”) is
  • What I’ve done to improve my relationship with money
  • The effects our beliefs are having on us
  • Why money can’t buy you happiness

  • How money is a tool and what it can be used for

  • Where money really comes from – and how it’s being created every day!

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/174 

 

Jun 25, 2018

Have you ever dealt with self-sabotage? Chances are you have, and you didn’t even know it! In today’s episode, I’ll be explaining what self-sabotage really is and the steps you can take right now to not only gain awareness, but get past it.

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore! 

My new free 8-part video series, The Rise of the Digital CEO, is now live! You can get access to it at http://jameswedmore.com/rise.

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • Ways to look for clues and indicators that you are self-sabotaging yourself
  • My definition of self-sabotage and why it’s so deceptive
  • How resistance is related to self-sabotage
  • The 4 steps to take today
  • An example of when I was self-sabotaging myself, how I became aware of it, and what I did to overcome it

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/173 

Jun 22, 2018

In this special bonus episode I’m sharing another case study of a business owner who’s business has exploded! Today’s guest took her offline business online, and in the process, grew it 522%.

Dr Shannon Irvine is the founder of Mosaic Vision, a non profit that serves AIDS orphans in rural Uganda Africa. The mission of Mosaic Vision is to restore the lives of AIDS orphans. Dr Irvine is also a Phd in Psychology with an emphasis in neuro-psychology and neuro-plasticity. She uses her credentials to help the orphans in Uganda thrive. Dr Irvine is also a business mentor who loves helping others master their thoughts, habits, emotions, and schedules to live the life and business that honors God and their priorities.

Not only has her rapid growth surprised her, but it also completely changed her view of what a business can be, as you’ll hear all about in this episode.

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

My new free 8-part video series, The Rise of the Digital CEO, is now live! You can get access to it at http://jameswedmore.com/rise.

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • How Dr. Irvine has been able to help other business owners using her own personal experiences
  • The way she realized she getting caught up in “doing more” wasn’t the way to grow her business
  • What led her to join Business by Design and how it’s benefited her business
  • The process she used for her beta launch and the results she achieved with it
  • What really inspired Dr. Irvine to move into a model using leveraged content
  • The fears and stories she had to get through in order to move her business online
  • Some resistance that I’m still facing in my business….

For full show notes and links, visit http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/172  

 

Jun 18, 2018

Have you ever asked yourself the question, “who am I to be doing this?” On today’s episode I’ll be talking about a concept that’s been on my mind, called “The Authority Deception” and the mindset shifts you can take to realize that you are enough to be an authority in your field.

 

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

My new free 8-part video series, The Rise of the Digital CEO, is now live! You can get access to it at http://jameswedmore.com/rise.

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • Who this episode is dedicated to, and why
  • Why an online business can be easy to start, but so challenging to operate and grow
  • How everyone is unique but no one is better than another person
  • Why you need a strong commitment to helping others
  • One of the most valuable things you can offer a client if you want to help that person

For full show notes and links visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/171 

Jun 15, 2018

In this special bonus edition I’m sharing a powerful case study that will show you how you can launch your profitable business – without an email list. To kick off this new segment of the podcast, I’m showcasing the story of one of the members of our BBD community, Serena Ryan. 

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

 In the episode you’ll learn:

  • How attending BBD live unexpectedly led to Serena creating her own membership site
  • The stories she was telling herself that were holding her back
  • A big decision that Serena made – and how she ended up doing it
  • Some challenges and doubts she encountered leading up to her very first webinar (and why she almost cancelled it)
  • Where Serena is at now versus before attending BBD, and why she feels anything is possible to do for her now
  • What advice she’d give her former self and the true power of mentorship

For full show notes and links visit http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/170 

 

Jun 13, 2018

How do you know if you’re on the right track? Today I’m answering another Listener Question of the Week and I’ll be answering this very question, which a lot of listeners may be asking themselves.

Would you like to have your own question answered on a future episode of this podcast? All you have to do is record an audio file or quick video and get me that sound bite of your question, by emailing me at MYBQuestions@Gmail.com.

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • How to start choosing your future intentionally and powerfully
  • What “reality” is and why being blind to it is one of the best things we can do
  • You aren’t truly in alignment if you’re doing this…
  • Money is everywhere – here’s what you need to do

For full show notes and links visit http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/169 

 

Jun 11, 2018

I’ve got a special guest with me for today’s show, as my wife Chelsea is back on the podcast and we’re talking all about the problems faced in business. The title of this episode may be a bit misleading though. What we’re sharing isn’t really about solving problems, but rather about changing your mindset around what a problem is – and isn’t. As you’ll hear, what you have been calling a “problem” may actually be something completely different!

 

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • What motivated us to record this episode at this time
  • How to approach your problems
  • The role our challenges have played in getting us to where we are today
  • Why I get excited when facing a problem
  • How working in the business together as a team has been so rewarding, and examples of how we’ve elevated each other over our problems

 

Jun 4, 2018

Today’s episode was inspired by a recent Instagram post I shared, in which I stated that money doesn’t come from effort. I’ve got to admit, this post got a little bit controversial, and there was a lot of discussion around the statement. Today you’re going to hear where money really comes from!

If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram Stories and tag me, @jameswedmore! 

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • How most people are operating when it comes to money
  • Where most people think money comes from…
  • How the thought that money is linked to effort is ingrained in us at an early age
  • The true consequences of holding on to our beliefs about money
  • Where money really comes from
May 30, 2018

Ever wonder what it would take to make a quantum leap in your business? In this episode I’m going to share what it will take, and show you exactly what you need to do this!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • What inspired me to do this episode and talk about this topic
  • What’s limiting you when it comes to where you want to go
  • How to make a “quantum leap” and when it will be possible for you
  • A powerful exercise to get you started…
  • Why a business model using finite resources, like time, is a broken one

  • The moment when you will be truly free to go anywhere you want
May 28, 2018

Today I’m speaking to some of the industry’s leading experts about what their beliefs in business are all about – and you’re not going to want to miss what they have to say!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • Why I asked these friends about their beliefs in business
  • What you can do if your view of business isn’t working
  • How our emotions and the stories we tell ourselves come into play
  • The ways you can start telling yourself a new story – today!

  • The personal stories about success from some of today’s top experts
May 23, 2018

In this special Wednesday bonus episode, I’m continuing my conversation with Theresa Loe on all the struggles I had to build the business that I’ve created!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • What I thought was holding me back (but what I know now it really was)
  • What a fear of being judged was really saying about me
  • How I started to let go of a fear of being judged
  • The way I let go of my old self and tripled revenue in my first 7-figure year
  • How I grow personally and why it’s more like a marathon instead of a sprint
  • There is no such thing as a problem…
  • The role that being coached has played in my growth
  • Why our internal state needs to be protected at all times, what advice my future self would give me and much more!
May 21, 2018

This episode is a special one, and it’s a little bit different. I’m being interviewed by Theresa Loe, a Business By Design student and host of the Living Homegrown Podcast, about my origin story. If you’re a regular listener of the podcast you may have heard bits and pieces of how I started in business and got to where I am today, but in Part 1 of this two-part series we really go deep about the low points, struggles, setbacks and breakthroughs that I’ve experienced along the way. There’s a lot here that I’ve never shared publicly, and I hope you find value in my story that can help you in your own journey!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • My earliest entrepreneurial ventures and the money story I was told growing up
  • The powerful lesson that taught me about profit and how I really learned how to bargain
  • How I first ventured into the online marketing world and learned marketing, SEO, and so much more…
  • A painful experience and “mistake” that became the best thing that ever happened to me
  • The way spirituality was introduced to my life and developed over the years to influence everything I do
May 16, 2018

There’s a paradox that exists in the online marketing space, and in today’s short and sweet bonus episode I’m going to share it with you!

Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram, @jameswedmore, for all the details about how you can enter to win an all expense paid trip to our upcoming BBD Live Event!

In the episode you’ll learn:

  • Why people really buy from you – and how this can differ from why you started your online business in the first place

  • The significant shift I’ve noticed in the last 10 years online…
  • Why the paradox I’m talking about here is a good thing
  • What is “scaled connection” and how you can create it
  • Examples from our business of how we create scaled connection with our audience and the role your team will play
May 14, 2018

In this episode I’ll be starting a conversation with you about this idea that I feel is keeping entrepreneurs stuck. How can you begin to step into the role of the Digital CEO and think, act and behave like the business owner that you need to be to create the actual business that you want?

Want a chance to attend my 3-day live event, BBD Live? I’ll be having a raffle to give away a free all expenses paid trip, and all you here are three easy ways that you can enter!

Share a screenshot of you listening to this episode and post it as a story on your Instagram feed, tagging me (@jameswedmore) and using the giveaway hashtag #TheRiseOfTheDigitalCEO.

Create a post on your Instagram feed, sharing anything that you got as a takeaway from this episode and most specifically, what you think it means, and looks like, for you to be a Digital CEO of your business.

I will be posting on my Instagram about this giveaway and if you like the post and leave a comment tagging 3 of your entrepreneur friends, inviting them to listen to this episode, you will also be automatically entered into the giveaway.

Please note that in order to be eligible you have to be following me on Instagram. This giveaway runs from Monday May 14th, 2018 to Sunday May 20th, 2018, closing at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time that day. Any entries received after that will not be eligible. Additional smaller consolation prize winners will be selected at random as well, with the winners being announced the week of May 21st, 2018 (certain conditions apply for all prizes). Good luck!

Are you ready for the Rise of the Digital CEO? Be the first in line for my free business-transforming series that will finally show you what it REALLY takes to scale your digital business to 7-figures and beyond! You can sign-up for the waitlist at http://jameswedmore.com/rise!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why what you learned in school will keep you BROKE!
  • How your view of your business will determine what’s possible for you
  • The 3-step process that directly attributed to the huge growth of IBM (and how it can apply to your business)
  • 6 of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs are making that are sabotaging their growth and success

  • And a lot more!
May 7, 2018

Today I’m joined by my good friend Carrie Green, the founder and creator of Female Entrepreneur Association. Carrie is also the author of She Means Business , a TEDx speaker and so much more! You’ll hear all about Carrie’s incredible journey to where she is today, and how she’s used one tool to bring this amazing success into her life – visualization.

Are you ready for the Rise of the Digital CEO? Be the first in line for my free business-transforming series that will finally show you what it REALLY takes to scale your digital business to 7-figures and beyond! You can sign-up for the waitlist at http://jameswedmore.com/rise!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How grasping the power of your mind will literally change your life

  • What is the “bell jar” concept and how you can start using it 
  • Where Carrie’s desire to create a community for women came from

  • How we can get over the “Who am I to do this?” question
  • The ways you can implement visualization and what to do if it you find it isn’t working for you

  • Why Carrie always honors the process as an entrepreneur and what this means to her
Apr 30, 2018

Today we’re sharing with you a 3-step process for manifesting ANYTHING in your life, with guest expert Kathrin Zenkina. Kathrin is the creator behind the booming personal development and coaching brand, Manifestation Babe, and she’s going to tell us how manifestation puts magic in our businesses! Are you ready to invite miracles into your life, and what would you do differently if you knew (without a doubt) that your success was inevitable?

In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • How Kathrin got started with manifesting, and the one book that changed everything for her
  • The dark times she experienced in 2016 and how a year long experiment with manifestation led to the amazing success she’s achieved
  • The belief system that Kathrin created for herself and the universal laws that play into manifestation
  • Examples of times she’s manifested what she wants in her life
  • Kathrin’s 3 steps to follow and the #1 mistake that people make when it comes to manifestation
  • What she does when she starts to feel doubt or worry
  • Why you need to be in a relationship with your money
Apr 24, 2018

On today’s special bonus episode I’m talking with Eben Pagan about how to create, and recognize opportunity. You’re going to here why this is so important and as Eben says, something that we all must absolutely make a study of. Not only do we discuss opportunity today, but we cover so much more in this one in terms of business, relationships and creating the life we really want to live.

 

Eben Pagan is an entrepreneur and investor who has built over ten different online brands and businesses to the million dollar level. His businesses are all 100% virtual, with no office – and he’s been doing this for over 15 years now! Eben and his family spend more than six months per year traveling, and living the “virtual lifestyle.”

To celebrate the launch of his new book, OPPORTUNITY, Eben is doing his launch right now, and he will send you a copy of this book for free - you just cover shipping and handling. He also has a special bonus package that includes live training, downloads and other goodies worth $197, that you get as a gift when you order the book. As part of it, you get to join Eben for a special workshop: “The Best Opportunities Of 2018” where you’ll learn about important business, investing, and learning opportunities that are coming over the horizon. Hurry, this offer is good only until Thursday, April 26th, 2018!

Go Here To Get Your Free Copy Now: http://jameswedmore.com/opportunity

If you only read one new book this year, make sure that this is it! Order it now, and learn how to find and create a lot more opportunity in your life.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why Eben titled his new book “Opportunity” and what inspired him to write it
  • His thoughts on goal setting and how it relates to creating opportunities
  • How to open yourself up to new opportunities
  • The formative experience that taught him that he could literally change his circumstances
  • What his reference points for success are today and how the metrics he uses for success has changed over the years
  • Ways you can recognize opportunities that align with your values and lifestyle, and some patterns around that he’s noticed

  • What his new book is all about – and what you can expect to get from it
Apr 23, 2018

If you don’t like looking at your bank account, or get a queasy feeling every time you use your credit card, this episode is for you! I’m joined by expert guest and founder of OwnYourMoney.com, Belinda Rosenblum, who is helping thousands of people discover how “owning your money” creates certainty, security, and the life of financial independence they deserve. Today’s show isn’t about funnels or hacks to solve the issues around your finances, it’s about going to the actual source – the stories we’ve been telling ourselves about money.

Check out Belinda’s free training at http://jameswedmore.com/cash and get on the waitlist for my upcoming video training workshop at http://www.businessbydesigntraining.net!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Belinda’s own origin story and show she was able to overcome her past experiences with money to help others
  • The 3-step process to rewriting your money story that you can start doing today
  • The connection that exists between our own money stories and our conclusions about success
  • A rule I made for myself when considering a purchase and the one phrase that Belinda wants us to take out of our vocabulary when it comes to money
  • Why forgiveness is needed…
  • and much more!
Apr 16, 2018

Are you struggling with time, and finding it difficult to get more done? If we as entrepreneurs were to take an honest assessment of our lives, chances are that everyone listening would say they have challenges around time. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. What I’ll be talking about in this episode will allow you to shift and transform your relationship with time!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Where overwhelm really comes from
  • What it means to have a relationship with time (and what listeners of this podcast are saying about time)
  • How your own story about time may be benefiting you and why you need to change this story
  • Ways you can tell when you’re not taking full responsibility in your own life
  • What the consequences are for telling yourself a certain story about your relationship with time

 

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