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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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Sep 21, 2018

Today is the start of a special edition of the podcast - #BusinessTipFriday, and in this episode I’m going to share with you why mo’ products equal mo’ problems!

Mark your calendars for October 8th, 2018, as we’ll be releasing our epic 8-part series, The Rise of the Digital CEO! For more information, visit http://www.jameswedmore.com/rise.

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:

  • Why most entrepreneurs struggle and never make it….
  • Chasing bright shiny objects isn’t the answer
  • How to get clear on your offer (it’s not what most people are doing)
  • Why Less is MORE

  • What to look for when choosing which of your offers to focus on

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/188 

Sep 19, 2018

I love showcasing and sharing the stories and successes of my students inside our Business By Design community, so I’m very excited to bring you this bonus episode today. You’re going to hear how Njeru Nthigah went from zero to over $196k in sales in just 5 months – and he did it with no list or no product being built out first. Njeru didn’t have all the pieces together and perfect, but you’re going to learn the inspiring story of how he did it. Ready to hear what’s possible for YOU?

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:

  • His incredible journey to America, with $749 in his pocket
  • The powerful intention Njeru set a year ago and what he was able to manifest from it
  • How he was able to overcome his biggest challenge, what he calls “The Imposter Disease”
  • The 3 major realizations Njeru has made that has contributed to his amazing success 
  • What his first launch and live event after BBD looked like
  • How Njeru is able to get so many referrals, and close at an extremely high rate, by keeping it simple
  • Who he is now and what is possible for him
  • What Njeru means by “you can’t move a parked car”

For full show notes and links, visit: https://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/187 

Sep 17, 2018

Today I’m speaking with New York Times best-selling author Christy Whitman on the 7 Universal Laws of Abundance. You’re not only going to hear what they are, but you’re going to hear how you can apply them in your own life! You can get your own copy of Christy’s latest book, Quantum Success: 7 Essential Laws for a Thriving, Joyful, and Prosperous Relationship with Work and Money at http://jameswedmore.com/christy.

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’s keeping people from achieving Quantum Success

  • How Christy learned about both the metaphysical and physical

  • The one belief and myth that she really wants to see eradicated - now

  • Why we should be changing our perspective of situations and what can happen as a result

  • Practical ways to overcome resistance and doubt in order to get back into alignment

  • One thing that is scaring Christy a little bit right now

  • The 7 Essential Laws of Quantum Success

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/186

Sep 10, 2018

My guest today is my friend and coach Jim Fortin, and he is talking about the 4 steps to master in your life so that you can finally get out of your own way and get more of what you want (with less effort)! To learn more about how to do this, I’m bringing Jim on live this Wednesday, September 12th, and to join us simply visit http://jameswedmore.com/live.

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:

  • How what Jim talks about today will differ from the first two times he appeared on this podcast
  • His “Four Pillars of Impeccability” and what they can do for you
  • The ways our ego and physical world is holding us back
  • What balance really is and how to do it right
  • Why we should never use money to define ourselves, and what happens if you do
  • What Jim means when he says we are not our bodies, and that nothing exists except now
  • What use to be one of his biggest limitations, and how he was able to overcome it

For full show notes and links, visit: http://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/185 

Sep 3, 2018

I’m back today with another “on the road” episode, and this time I’m sharing a powerful life lesson that I learned from a surfing experience I had on this latest adventure. I’m going to tell you how this relates to business, and what you need to do if you want to survive the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. I’m back today with another “on the road” episode, and this time I’m sharing a powerful life lesson that I learned from a surfing experience I had on this latest adventure. I’m going to tell you how this relates to business, and what you need to do if you want to survive the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. 
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: 

• The one thing to do when you’re facing trouble – and it may seem counterintuitive
 
• What worrying, panicking and stress will do to your energy levels 

• What can happen when you truly surrender 

• Whether or not I feel that problems are “bad” 

• Why I love surfing and how it relates so much to entrepreneurship

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/184 

Aug 27, 2018

I’m coming to you from beautiful Fiji in this “on the road” edition of the podcast! Today I’ll be sharing how you can start finding clarity in your life and business right now and why I feel that most people are trying to do things backwards when it comes to finding clarity.

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 happens when we feel that we don’t have clarity
  • How having clarity affects your performance and where you’ll really find it
  • The role our doubts and fears play in blurring our clarity – and the strategy to use to move past this
  • Why you don’t need 100% clarity in order to start taking action today

For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/183

Aug 20, 2018

Are you in a “funk” right now? Good, because you are who this episode is meant for. Funks are unavoidable, but today I’ll be giving you the tools, tips and strategies that will enable you to get out of them as soon as possible if you find yourself in one!

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: 

• How I define a “funk” and the ways to tell you may be in one 

• What I did recently when I notice a funk creeping up on me 

• The very first step you need to take and what not to do once you realize you are in one 

• Why I feel that there are positive aspects to being in a funk 

• What can happen when we overwork 

• The reasons that carrying grudges and having a need to always be right isn’t a good way to live 

• How I use excitement and anticipation to motivate me 

For full show notes and links, visit: http://mindyourbusinesspodcast.com/podcast/182 

Aug 15, 2018

On today’s special bonus episode, I’m continuing my conversation with author and dream expert J.M. DeBord, and this time we’ll be interpreting more dreams submitted by listeners. You’ll get to hear J.M in action, as he looks at the meaning, symbolism, stories and themes in our dreams, and what they’re telling us! Dreams do have meaning, and what if they can give you the answers you’re looking for, and the key to the greatest life possible?

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:

  • Why this episode is relevant for everyone
  • Who is the best person to interpret your dreams
  • An update on one of the dream analysis that J.M. did on his last appearance here
  • How to know if you’ve made the right interpretation
  • What the intensity or vividness of a dream can tell you
  • Why the opening scene of a dream is a key to unlocking it’s meaning
  • M’s process for interpreting dreams, and his powerful analysis of one of his own dreams

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

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!
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