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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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Dec 11, 2017

For today’s episode I’m joined by my wife Chelsea, and we’re talking all about love. More specifically, we’re looking at why loving yourself is so important, and what can happen in your life when you really commit to doing this!

 In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • How sometimes the most profound, life-changing ideas are also the most simple ones…
  • What’s the chatter in your head really saying?

  • How we can create more love for not only ourselves, but the entire world
  • The Universe will give you signs (you just have to be open to receiving them) 
  • What inspired Chelsea’s #iamlove campaign, and how you can participate!
  • The actions steps you can take now to expand your self-love
Dec 4, 2017

We all have emotional drivers, but what are they, how did we get them in the first place and how have they affected the way we show up in our lives? Sonia Stringer is a professional speaker, coach and popular mentor in the network marketing and direct selling profession, and she’s going to help shed more light on this topic today.

In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • What uncovering our drives is really going to do for us 

  • The greatest reward as an entrepreneur is…(hint: it’s not money)!

  • There are both good and bad sides to our drivers

  • The ways our environments have contributed to the formation of these drivers

  • My own emotional drives and the biggest breakthrough I have made!

  • Three things you can do today…
Nov 27, 2017

Today I’m revealing the 6 ingredients for attracting a stellar team, and if you follow the steps I share in this episode, you will become a better leader in the process!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How our team differs from most (and why we do it this way)…
  • When is a good time to start attracting your own stellar team
  • Why being able to communicate your vision so effectively is crucial
  • A tool I use to hire the right people and make sure they’re in the right roles 

  • How to create an environment for others to thrive

  • The one quote and philosophy that changed everything for me

  • Why I don’t use the terms “employee” or “staff” (and what I say instead)
Nov 20, 2017

As I approach my 10-year anniversary in business, I wanted to share the big lessons that I’ve learned during this time. It’s been one step (and lesson) at a time, and my hope is that something you hear today can help you in your business. If one or more of these lessons stands out for you, please reach out and leave a comment for me on the podcast’s website, at www.MindYourBusinessPodcast.com!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What can really happen for you when you master your own mindset
  • Something almost everyone is doing that can keep you a prisoner…

  • There’s a power with this “F-Word”!

  • Where money really comes from 

  • The choices you can make to have more fun in your day

  • Why simply copying what others are doing isn’t the way to go

  • No matter what business is in, you’ll have to learn to master this 
  • How structure can be the path to freedom! 
  • What you can start doing to get your power back

 

Nov 15, 2017

In today’s special bonus episode, I’m sharing with you how I cure my fear of flying. What does this have to do with you? There’s a much deeper lesson in this one that I’m sure can help everyone who listens.

In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • Life is simply a series of problems and solutions…
  • The only way to deal with problems as they appear
  • What happens to your consciousness when you’re in the middle of a problem
  • How your emotions come into play and what worrying is really doing during this whole process
  • The decision I made that ultimately freed me of my fear!
Nov 13, 2017

Today I’m talking with Pam Grout, the best-selling author of E-Squared (and so many more great books)! I’ve mentioned E-Squared many times on previous episodes of the podcast, as I think it’s an essential manual on how to live life. In this episode, Pam discusses how everything is indeed energy and that our thoughts do create our reality – and not the other way around.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The way she came to writing her first two books (she hadn’t even heard of The Law of Attraction before that)!
  • What happens when we introduce gratitude to our daily lives
  • By naming something as “bad” or “unwanted”, you’re doing this…
  • Scared? Why being this isn’t such a bad thing!
  • What she means when says that your past is creating a present hologram
  • The powerful affirmation that she uses to start each day and the reason she says this
  • How we need to handle and process the world events that are happening today!
Nov 8, 2017

In this short but very powerful bonus episode, I’m bringing Chris von der Mehden back on the podcast. Chris is the founder of Zero to Zen, and he’s going to talk all about what radical forgiveness is, why it is so important and how you can start to experience it - right now!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why so people resist giving forgiveness and the misinformation there is around it
  • Forgiveness is an energy, a frequency and something that can do this…
  • Who forgiveness is really for, and a process that we can use to forgive others and ourselves
Nov 6, 2017

I’m very excited today to be bringing you a conversation I had with the author of one of my all-time favorite books, Steve Ozanich. The reason this episode is so personal for me is that not long ago I had debilitating back pain, and by reading Steve’s book, The Great Pain Deception, it was miraculously cured. In this episode you’re going to hear how our thoughts, emotions and physical pain are all linked together. So if you are feeling any sort of pain, you’re going to learn why it’s so important to look inside yourself and see what is really going on!

In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • Steve’s own powerful story and how and why he wrote The Great Pain Deception

  • Why there really is no such thing as chronic pain from an old injury…
  • What happens to our health when we retire (and why)?
  • The big difference between getting rid of pain and truly healing
  • How pain can actually be a gift that’s here to serve or warn us

 

  • The one word that Steve uses to sum up his book!
Oct 30, 2017

Today I’m talking with my good buddy Lewis Howes all about how to create your game plan for playing BIG! His latest book, The Mask of Masculinity, is being released this week, and in this episode Lewis reveals how we all are wearing a mask. He shares with us what these masks are, why we wear them and how we can begin to take them off!

 In this episode you’ll learn:

  • You might be making 6 or 7-figures in your business, but still playing small…
  • The powerful experience in grade school that led to Lewis wearing his mask for years
  • What happened when the “Athlete Mask” was ripped off of him
  • The two ways you can live your life – it’s your choice

  • The 9 different masks that Lewis identifies in his new book

  • One of the scariest moments of my life when I removed my own mask and what happened for me!
Oct 25, 2017

As a bonus today, I’m sharing the grounding meditation that my special guest Elena Lipson did with us on a recent episode of the podcast. It was so good and now you’re going to have it to go back and listen to whenever you’d like. Enjoy!

Oct 23, 2017

On today’s show I have a special guest, Elena Lipson, and we’re talking all about the art of self-care. Want to know how to finally drop that “busy badge” you’re wearing and put on one of self-care instead? Elena even takes us through a guided meditation towards the end of the episode - I think you’re going to love today’s conversation!

 In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • How Elena is bringing meditation to the masses!

  • The moment she realized that she wanted to be an entrepreneur, and the physical breakdown that followed…
  • Why you need to be aware of your environment and the effects it has on your energy levels
  • The role of our patterns and how to change them
  • The one big lesson she’s learned about success that she wants to pass on to her son
  • What “I am the container” really means
  • Elena’s “Magic Moment Practice” that you can do in as little as three minutes a day!

 

Oct 16, 2017

Your body is talking, but are you listening to what it has to say? My guest today is Laura Hames Franklin, who’s returning to the podcast to reveal the true role that your physical body plays in your life. I’m excited to bring you this one because I’ve worked with Laura for years and I’ve seen firsthand the transformative work that she’s done on me!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The way to access your subconscious mind through your body’s wisdom

  • Why going to the gym and doing yoga is great, but they might not be enough…

  • What has to happen before we can really start working with our bodies

  • How Laura applies the realizations she’s made about her body to her own business

  • A practical exercise you can do now to feel amazing!
Oct 9, 2017

In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • The single powerful thought that led Julie Ann to writing her book
  • What she changed in her own thinking that turned her company around financially – with a swing of $6 million in just 4 years!

  • What’s the most difficult step to changing our beliefs and some common myths around money

  • How to get over the guilt of selling

  • Practical exercises you can start doing today to identify and work on your own limiting beliefs 
  • What role our identity and sense of worthiness plays in our relationship with money
Oct 2, 2017

Today I’m speaking with 36-year veteran direct response marketer Brian Kurtz, about how you can master your marketing mindset!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • There’s a power in having true relationships - and it’s not just about having the most Facebook friends

  • Marketing isn’t everything, it’s the only thing (and it’s not evil)!

  • Why it’s better to own a niche than the world!
  • How asking yourself this single question can lead to powerful revelations
  • The Internet is the ultimate direct marketing medium, but the results have to be these two things…
  • The concept of “RFM” and how it can be applied to your business
  • Your mentors choose you (not the other way around)
  • What you can do to write, even if you don’t like doing copy
  • The “40/20/20” rule of direct marketing
  • Three powerful quotes that can help the frustrated entrepreneur - today! 
Sep 25, 2017

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) can be used to achieve anything and everything in life, but what exactly is it? On today’s show, I’m talking with NLP Master Damon Cart and he’s going to share how we can start using NLP to get more of what we want!

 In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How I first stumbled upon NLP, and the journey Damon has taken to master it
  • The way radical responsibility can be introduced to our lives to overcome learned helplessness
  • The one thing we can use to pull us out of generalizations and limited beliefs
  • Why understanding your own values is absolutely necessary – and what happens when you don’t have this knowledge
  • Why we should be striving for a “state of excellence” at all times…
  • And much more!
Sep 18, 2017

Today I’m interviewing someone who The Huffington Post refers to as “The Eckhart Tolle of the Internet Generation” – James McCrae! James is the author of Sh#t Your Ego Says, and he’ll be revealing what the ego is (and isn’t!) and ways that we can break free from it.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How our egos often put on a “spiritual disguise”

  • Why insecurities and fears are part of the ego’s framework

  • Why we have an ego and the role that society plays in it
  • How we can actually discover luck!
  • How he uses intuition for decision making – and why it’s necessary for all of us to use
  • The indicators that you’ve fallen into a victim mentality
  • What is “higher self” and the message it has for all of us
Sep 13, 2017

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re going to have to sell. So, why not do it with more confidence? Today I have a bonus episode with the amazing Sage Lavine, who is the CEO of Women Rocking Business and the author of the brand new book of the same name. This is such an important conversation to have for everyone, and I think you’ll really get a lot from this interview with Sage!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What qualities women possess that give them an inherent advantage in business
  • Sage’s advice for people who have an aversion to selling (and those entrepreneurs who are just starting out)
  • Clarity and confidence will come to those who do this…
  • Why learning to promote yourself is actually the best thing you can do
  • Her thoughts on pricing and how to overcome the resistance to raising rates
  • Sage’s four leadership styles
  • Why women need to blend both their feminine and masculine sides for true success in business!
Sep 11, 2017

In this special episode, I interview my good friend Mel Abraham (who also happens to be my neighbor)! Mel is a #1 best-selling author of The Entrepreneur’s Solution, and he hosts a top-ranked business podcast of the same name. He’s a globally recognized thought leader, business advisor, CPA and financial expert, and today Mel is going to talk about the art of frameworks, and how you can become a thought leader even in the most saturated of marketplaces!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why “communication is a two-way street” is a fallacy…
  • The three lines a customer will have to cross in order to buy from you
  • To be an influencer, this is how you must view change
  • What are Mel’s superpowers, and how you can apply them to your business
  • Master these two things - now!
  • Why you need to create a visual in your prospect’s mind (and how you can do this)
  • What to focus on before even thinking about your marketing…
Sep 4, 2017

If you’re a regular listener of this show, you’re probably an entrepreneur or selling professional looking to take your sales and performance to the highest level possible. Well, today’s guest can help you do just that! Jim Fortin is the founder of The Sales Psychology Academy, and a personal coach and trainer to some of the highest-producing selling and business professionals in the United States. I hope you enjoy this conversation I had with Jim, and I think you’ll see why it is one of my very favorite podcast episodes that I’ve ever recorded.

Want to learn more on how to break any bad habit without using willpower? Check out Jim’s introductory video training at www.SalesPsychologyAcademy.com/Brain.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why people really won’t change their mindset (even when they say it’s needed)
  • The reasons Jim believes that the personal development industry is “broken”
  • How the right way to make last changing is the opposite of what most will do
  • What the three levels of thinking are…
  • The 6 words that will change your life!
  • Jim’s tips on making integrity a key part of your identity (and why it’s necessary)
  • The real reason why it is so hard to quit bad habits
Aug 30, 2017

Just how important is it for you to have a clear mind? I’m going to talk about this today and give you practical tips on how it can be done!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why the space in your mind should be considered sacred
  • Questions you can ask yourself to declutter your brain
  • You need to have a place to “brain dump” – here’s what I do!
  • The concept of backlog
  • Why you should be aware of how fast you are acting on things
  • What your physical surroundings will tell you about the state of your mind
Aug 28, 2017

In this episode I’m speaking with the man behind 8-figure companies such as Sumo and AppSumo - Noah Kagan! This is a raw conversation and one you won’t want to miss as Noah will be talking all about focus, goal setting and what it really takes to build and run 8-figure businesses!

In this episode you’ll learn:  

  • Noah’s simple formula for getting results
  • The big mistake many people starting businesses will make
  • Different ways that you can learn from the top entrepreneurs in the world
  • Noah’s “content multiplication” strategy for leveraging the content that you create
  • His framework for prioritizing and setting goals (the right way!)
  • How empowering his employees to be their own boss has supercharged his business
  • The one thing you have to do before you delegate

  • Why Noah believes that everyone should start a podcast!
Aug 23, 2017

Today I have an extra special bonus episode for you, where I’ll be sharing with you my Manifesting Manifesto (which you can get for free at www.JamesWedmore.com/Manifest)! There’s a reason I do these things to manifest what I want, and if they work for me, they can work for you too. So give it a shot! Start small and let me know how you make out with the steps for manifesting that I give in this episode.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • My theories on why these steps really work

  • Powerful examples of people and things that I’ve manifesting into my own life!

  • You can open yourself up to more possibilities when not being specific about the “how”...

  • A way that you can test your level of believability that something will happen

  • Why you need a certain level of detachment, and the ability to let go of something, in order to manifest it

  • The role gratitude plays in all of this!

 

Aug 21, 2017

Today I have a fascinating episode for you, as Felicia Giouzelis is joining us to talk all about the Akashic Records. You might have heard the term before, but are wondering what the heck it is and how it can benefit you. I’ve been hearing about the Akashic Records for a long time myself and wanted to learn more, which is why I am currently taken a course offered by Felicia and wanted to have her on the podcast as well to share her knowledge. I ask that you listen to this conversation with an open mind; be open to it and one small step can really change your life!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What the Akashic Records are and why they were created
  • How a powerful experience transformed Felicia from skeptic to believer
  • The role our belief system plays in all of this
  • How she uses the records to determine her daily business activities and which opportunities to pursue
  • The process and exercises to do to access this information
  • How you can use them to make more money!
Aug 14, 2017

Today I’m talking with my friend Christian Mickelsen, who is a #1 best-selling author, self-made multi-millionaire, business coach and healer. You’ll hear how Christian started from nothing and worked his way up to stardom in the coaching and personal growth world sharing the stage with Tony Robbins, Eben Pagan, Reid Tracy, Dan Millman, and many others. I can’t say enough about his latest book, Abundance Unleashed, in which he gives readers the applicable theories in which they too can achieve success. You’ll also find out how to get a free copy of the book, as Christian’s special gift to listeners. He’s on a mission to heal the world, and this episode is packed with fascinating insights!

 In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How Christian credits where he’s at in life to this one realization…
  • Why his new book was much harder to write than his first three
  • The reason we need to own that we’re all rich (right now)!
  • How he views time, and why productivity is actually about slowing down and not speeding up
  • Why Christian considers being able to surrender as “the ultimate life skill”
  • What his Peace Process is all about and how it helped me in a particular situation

 

 

Aug 7, 2017

Today I’m sharing with you my recent appearance on my good friend Anne Samoilov’s Fearless Launching Podcast. This episode is all about being an effective teacher and coach; so if you offer online products, run a team or just want to be a better role model for your family, there are lots of tips and strategies here for you!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Being a great teacher starts before people take out their credit cards
  • How I became aware that what I’ve always been doing is actually teaching
  • What being coachable really means to me (and when you shouldn’t be coachable)
  • Why your intuition is such an important skill and muscle to develop
  • Why I’m such a fan of charging premium prices for all that you do
  • How the only way to teach and have others learn is through taking action and getting experience
  • As a coach, you never want to rob your students of a lesson!
  • Can you measure your success as a coach, and if so, how?
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