Marketing is not about being clever. It’s not about being manipulative. It’s about connecting the dots.” Kyle Wilson

 

Jim Rohn’s former agent Kyle Wilson is one of the best marketing consultants and promoters in the world. In this episode, Brian interviews Kyle about the powerful strategies he has used over many years to help the top speakers in the personal growth and development field to expand both their audience and their influence. Topics discussed include: How he discovered his entrepreneurial spirit at a young age, how he came to partner with his mentor and why he believes you must bring value to the marketplace if you want to be successful.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The most important lessons Jim Rohn taught him.
  • The key principles for successful promotion.
  • The biggest mistakes business owners make.

 

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MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

“Success Habits of Super Achievers,” by Kyle Wilson https://kylewilson.com/

Success Habits of Super Achievers podcast https://kylewilson.com/podcast/

Why the Best Are the Best,” by Kevin Eastman

“Groundhog Day,” movie https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107048/

  

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“For things to get better, you have to get better.” Jim Rohn

“Jim taught me to be a farmer. He taught me not to go hot but to farm, and that the true compounding effect comes when you sow into things that will compound over time.”Kyle Wilson

“For me, everything gets down to the value proposition. If I can bring value to a relationship, and vice versa, then we can go do something.” Kyle Wilson

“A huge part of marketing is knowing what your purpose is and what your goals are. And then just connect the dots.” Kyle Wilson

“You might have the greatest service, you might have the greatest heart for your customer, but if you don’t promote, it doesn’t matter. If you build it, they won’t come. You’ve got to build it – and now you’ve got to promote it.” Brian Buffini

If you ever want to master anything, if you want to become successful at something, you’ve got to take a deep dive.” Brian Buffini

The best way to really conquer something is to fully immerse yourself in it. In this special 300th episode, Brian shares the powerful technique he uses to achieve phenomenal success and live the good life. Topics discussed include: Why fear holds you back, why it’s so important to trust yourself and how you can find momentum.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The consequences of not fully committing.
  • The advantages of going all in.
  • Tips for achieving mastery.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Buffini & Company Training

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INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“Don’t go into something to test the waters, go in to make waves.” Brian Buffini

“If you want to have influence on the people you love, the way to do it is not through talk. The way to do it is by example.”Brian Buffini

“We all have doubts, because we’ve all made mistakes. What we have to have is grace for ourselves, learn from our past and then trust ourselves.” Brian Buffini

“I would rather fail pursuing my dream than succeed at inaction.” Brian Buffini

“Small changes and small wins ultimately can lead to big changes and big wins.” Brian Buffini

“Momentum is one of the most powerful forces when it comes to making a change. Life’s hard by the yard, it’s a cinch by the inch.” Brian Buffini

“Show me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are.” Therese Buffini

“The good life that awaits you is always better than any story you tell yourself.” – Brian Buffini

 

We all have a story we tell ourselves about where we are in life. Intentionally or not, sometimes that story can get stuck on repeat and become just an excuse for the state of our relationships, health, finances and business. In this episode, Brian unpacks the stories we tell ourselves, explains how challenge and loss can benefit us and teaches how we can write our own happy ending.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How to identify your personal blind spots.
  • How you can go on to succeed after loss.
  • Why your story is not over. 

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Episode 166, Discipline Equals Freedom with Jocko Willink

Episode 261, Matthew McConaughey – an Interview on His New Book, “Greenlights.”

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“Talented salespeople make for talented excuse makers.” Brian Buffini

“Sometimes loss devastates us. Sometimes loss paralyzes us. Sometimes loss actually frees us up on the road to success.” Brian Buffini

“A kick in the teeth may be the greatest thing in the world for you.” Brian Buffini

“Sometimes you need to turn the page and forgive people. Sometimes you need to turn page and forgive yourself. And, sometimes, you need to turn the page because it’s just time to forget.” Brian Buffini

“You’re in control of how your story ends.” – Brian Buffini

Living successfully – getting the things we want from life – is a matter of solving the problems which span between where we now are and the point we wish to reach.” Earl Nightingale

 

Successful people are not without their problems – they have simply learned how to solve them. In this episode, Brian introduces the second in a series of unheard recordings by personal growth legend Earl Nightingale. Earl explains how to use the unique power of your mind to put yourself in the driving seat, solve your problems and get what you want from life.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How not to waste time and energy worrying about needless things.
  • How to tap into the power of your mind to achieve your goals.
  • How to solve your problems with one hour’s thinking a day.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Episode 61, The Strangest Secret – by Earl Nightingale

Episode 287, A Worthy Ideal – by Earl Nightingale

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“Your mind represents what can be compared to an undiscovered goldmine.” Earl Nightingale

“Of the real legitimate worries there are two kinds: there are the problems we can solve and there are the problems beyond our ability to personally solve.” Earl Nightingale 

“The human mind is the one thing that separates us from the rest of the creatures on earth.” Earl Nightingale

“I want to recommend that you take just one hour a day, five days a week, and devote this hour to exercising your mind.” Earl Nightingale

“Each of us has a tendency to underestimate our own abilities. We should realize that we have deep within ourselves a reservoir of genius that can be tapped, if we will just dig deep enough. It’s the miracle of your mind.” Earl Nightingale

 

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As long as I’m granted another day sober, that’s the good life.”Chris Herren

 

Chris Herren, former NBA basketball player, author and wellness advocate, has shared his story of substance-use recovery with over 1 million people nationwide. In this episode, Brian interviews Chris about his struggle with addiction, his path to sobriety and his ongoing mission to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How his addictions took hold.
  • How he battled back to sobriety.
  • How he is helping other people.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

www.herrentalks.com

https://herrenproject.org/

Fall River Dreams,” by Bill Reynolds

Unguarded,” ESPN Films 30 For 30

Silver Linings Playbook,” movie

Cinema Paradiso,” movie

Cool Hand Luke,” movie

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“There was always another mountain to climb, you know. And by the time I got there, I was just tired.” Chris Herren

“I believe the word ‘rock bottom’ has killed a lot of people. I believe it’s prevented a lot of families from doing the right thing and intervening much earlier.” Chris Herren

“People who put more time into this early on, the chances of staying sober longer are much greater.” Chris Herren

“When it comes to this topic, we talk about the worst day and we forget the first day.” Chris Herren

“I’m an athlete. I’m a competitor. And I believe that recovery has given me a competitive edge. I believe it’s made me better in all facets of my life.”  Chris Herren

It’s okay to agree to disagree. It’s what makes the world go round!”Brian Buffini

 

In today’s increasingly argumentative world, dealing with differences of opinion can be challenging. In this episode, Brian explains how to best handle disagreements with other people. Topics discussed include: Why winning a battle often means losing the war, why who you are speaks louder than what you say and why it’s vital to have mutual respect and embrace different perspectives.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Why it’s better to avoid an argument.
  • What to do if an argument is unavoidable.
  • Why the ultimate goal is to influence, not argue.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

How to Win Friends and Influence People,” by Dale Carnegie

Boundaries,” by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

Episode 222, Choosing Hope in a Racially Divided Culture with Miles McPherson

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“If you actually win an argument, you will never have the goodwill of the person who loses it.” Brian Buffini

“You can measure the size of a person by what makes them angry.” Dale Carnegie

“Influence is a far higher calling than argument.” Brian Buffini

“Argument in and of itself is just hot air. But influence is something that is lasting.” Brian Buffini

“Let people chew not on the volume of your words, but the depth of your words.” Brian Buffini

 “You have to be able to bounce in the bounce back. And if you’ve got no air in the ball, the ball doesn’t bounce.” Brian Buffini

 

Life is full of adversity – the key to success is the ability to bounce back. In this episode, Brian explains how emotional resilience can help you to recover from hardship and come back stronger than ever. Topics discussed include: The myth of perfectionism, the importance of nurturing a positive self-image and ways to work your resilience muscle.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • The barriers to emotional resilience.
  • The benefits of emotional resilience.
  • How to build emotional resilience.

  

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Episode 115, How to be Resilient

The Greatest Salesman in the World,” by Og Mandino

Episode 290, Defining Moments – an Interview with Terrell Davis

Psycho Cybernetics,” by Maxwell Maltz

Episode 176, Managing Oneself with Kevin Buffini

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“A significant path to struggle, failure and difficulty is not managing your emotions.” Brian Buffini

“Perfectionism is a deadly thing.” Brian Buffini

“If you live to please people, people will always disappoint you.” Brian Buffini

“If you already know how to do everything on your goal list, it’s not a goal list.” Brian Buffini

“If you’re going to make an omelet, you’re going to break some eggs.” Brian Buffini

“Live your life consistent with your own values and goals.” Brian Buffini

There’s going to be fear – let’s make that a tool and see that as a gift to do something different.” Rachel Cruze

 

Understanding yourself is essential to understanding the way you handle money. In this episode, Brian interviews personal finance expert Rachel Cruze about her new book, “Know Yourself, Know Your Money.” Rachel shares why understanding your own behaviors and beliefs will help you to take control and handle your finances better.

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How to eliminate financial fear.
  • Why it’s vital to keep learning.
  • How to identify the 7 major money tendencies.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

https://www.ramseysolutions.com/rachel-cruze

Know Yourself, Know Your Money,” by Rachel Cruze

Love Your Life, Not Theirs,” by Rachel Cruze

Smart Money, Smart Kids,” by Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze

The Voice of the Heart,” by Chip Dodd

The Shawshank Redemption,” movie

Shooter,” movie

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“Fear is your body’s response that you are in need of something.” Rachel Cruze

“It takes a level of humility to be able to say ‘I don’t have it all.’” Rachel Cruze

“Change is uncomfortable. It’s hard. We don’t like it. We just want to keep doing what we know.” Rachel Cruze

“We can justify our purchases to maybe put a BAND-AID over deeper things going on.” Rachel Cruze

“There’s no point being right and being alone.” Brian Buffini

When we have cash and we don’t manage it, that cash is going to leave us.” Brian Buffini

 

Money is like a gas that will always find a way to leak – no matter how much you make, you can always spend more. In this episode, Brian explains how to deal with three major issues that can threaten your financial wellbeing. Topics discussed include: Why a budget is so important, why you need to get on the same economic page as your partner and why investing in yourself is the greatest way to combat inflation.

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YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Why lifestyle spending must be tracked.
  • How inflation affects everyone.
  • Why tax planning is vital.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Episode 284, Brian Buffini’s Bold Predictions: 2021 Mid-Year Update

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“We’re spending money on things we don’t need to impress people we don’t even know.” Brian Buffini

“If it’s not written down and tracked, you are not in control of your money, your money’s in control of you and you’re in trouble.” Brian Buffini

“Budget: a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions.” A.A. Latimer

“The greatest way to beat inflation is to invest in yourself. Invest in training, invest in coaching and make yourself better.” – Brian Buffini

“If you haven’t invested in yourself in the last 90 days, you haven’t appreciated in the last 90 days.” Brian Buffini

 

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“Take the mask off, live an authentic life, be a light and shine it on other people’s lives. You’ll be a blessing to so many.” Brian Buffini

 

In an effort to protect ourselves from life’s difficulties, we all wear an invisible mask every day. In this episode, Brian explains why hiding behind our masks can prevent you from experiencing life to the full and why you should be true to yourself. Topics discussed include: Why so many people suffer from imposter syndrome, how to pursue the best version of you and how your transformation can impact and help others.

 

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • What’s behind the mask you wear.
  • Why you need to remove the mask.
  • How to be your authentic self.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” by Pat Lencioni

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

“Your gift is not who you are, it’s just a part of who you are.” Brian Buffini

“Just being myself is good enough to be great.” Brian Buffini

“It takes courage to be yourself, warts and all, difficulties and all, imperfections and all.” Brian Buffini

“Be honest about imperfections and relationships will deepen, become more meaningful and become more supportive.” Brian Buffini

“If we have empathy for ourselves, we can have compassion for others.” Brian Buffini