Monthly Archives: March 2016

EP #012 – Listen to Your Heart With Angeline Benjamin

EP #012 – Listen to Your Heart With Angeline Benjamin

Our guest on the show today is Angeline Benjamin. She immigrated to the US from Indonesia in 1970, when she was 18 years old. She has had a very successful professional career as a microbiologist working for several mainstream fast food chains.

She retired in 2007 in order to support her husband with a then startup business. Today, Angeline works with Nerium International as an Independent Brand Partner. She is an entrepreneur, an inspirational speaker, and loves hiking local trails. Angeline lives a happy and productive life.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Be loyal
  • Be kind, but not too kind
  • Anything can happen for you once you set your mind to it
  • If you want something bad enough, you will find a way to make it happen
  • Pick anyone you admire and ask them: “Can you help me?”
  • If you don’t ask, you’ll never know what the answer would be
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help
  • Get an education on your passion
  • Education doesn’t necessarily mean traditional colleges
  • Don’t be ashamed of your passion
  • Be very ethical
  • Always speak with confidence, but never arrogance
  • Always do your best, so you never have to question yourself
  • You have to be happy before you can be successful, not the other way around
  • Write and read your goals daily
  • Take life one day at a time

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How to Find and Grow Your Gifts

EP #011 – How to Find and Grow Your Gifts With John Ezra Dew

Our guest on the show today is John Ezra Dew. John was born and raised in Michigan, and was homeschooled by his parents for his entire primary and secondary education.

Today, Ezra is a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker. He is a also a fitness coach, striving to equip people he works with with the right physical, intellectual and emotional strength to live happy and fulfilled.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Treat everybody like you want to be treated
  • Be honest
  • Always do what is right, no matter what
  • Get a mentor
  • Don’t expect rewards for what you are supposed to do naturally
  • Find opportunities to earn money, not to be given money
  • There is great joy and satisfaction in earning money
  • Each one of us is born with a gift
  • When you are doing something you love, it is not work
  • Your innate gifts are things that you are naturally good at, without having had to ask, pray or sweat for it
  • Be fearless in the pursuit of your passion
  • Rejection is like a GPS leading you to where you are supposed to go
  • Give value to get value
  • If you don’t face your fears, you will never discover your gifts
  • Do not give up on trying to achieve what you want to achieve, or to discover your gifts
  • Humanity is nothing without a purpose

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John Ezra Dew Contact Information

 

EP #010 – Failure is Necessary With Karika Austin

EP #010 – Failure is Necessary With Karika Austin

Karika Austin was born and raised in California. After a long time working in corporate America, she owned and managed a few businesses that she had started, providing business and branding consultancy services to small businesses.

Today, Karika lives life full-time and travels the world teaching people about the importance of having a “work/life” balance. She is a Travel-preneur, showing people how to travel the world and teaching others how to achieve success in the process.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Do what you feel you are good at
  • It is important to know what you love to do
  • You don’t necessarily have to have a degree to achieve the level of success you want
  • You do not necessarily need to go to school to get an education
  • Don’t do what the system expects you to do
  • It does not matter what situation you are faced with, there is always a lesson to be learned
  • Don’t complain about your life, take the necessary steps to change it
  • Your network determines your net worth
  • Put yourself in positions where to get to learn about yourself
  • You can have it all, the struggle is finding out how to do it the right way
  • Don’t be affraid of failure
  • Failure is necessary to achieve success
  • Life is short, enjoy the journey, respect the journey, live in the moment
  • Every single day you are given the opportunity to create change for yourself, but also to empower someone else
  • If you become selfless and reach out to help other, you will be rewarded
  • Where you are right now is where you are supposed to be

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Karika Austin Contact Information

Donald Baliaba

EP #009 – How to Get Comfortable with Discomfort With Donald Baliaba

Our guest on the show today is Donald Baliaba. He was born in Yaounde, Cameroon, Central Africa. He has lived in France for 8 years and in the U.S. for 10 years.  He is financial analyst by profession, and an avid sportsman.

Donald serves as a volunteer for the Youth Motivation Task Force. In addition to being a committed Toastmaster, he is also a runner who completed two marathons last year. Donald lives a happy and productive life.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Invest in your education
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be focused
  • Be disciplined
  • Education is a lifelong quest
  • A degree only validates you in other people’s eyes
  • Education goes beyond a degree or diploma
  • Observe and reach out to people who are successful
  • Dabble into what interests you until you discover what you are passionate about
  • Sometimes you have to be learn how to be uncomfortable
  • Learn how to be uncomfortable, you get to learn about your weaknesses
  • Family and friends are important
  • With discipline and focus, anything is possible
  • Don’t let your circumstances today determine what is possible tomorrow
  • Don’t worry, go after your dreams
  • Read and learn about emotional intelligence

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