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EP #017 – Why You Don't Need a Degree to Be Successful With Richard Kuo

EP #017 – Why You Don’t Need a Degree to Be Successful With Richard Kuo

Our guest on the show today is RICHARD KUO. Richard Kuo is a youth inspirational speaker and Youtuber (RichardKuoLive) based out of Orange County, California. He has spoken on the TEDx stage and is also a finale winner on the hit TV game show The Price is Right.

Growing up convinced he was overweight, unintelligent, and a good-for-nothing child, Richard lived much of his early life with low self-esteem and little confidence towards succeeding in school and life. Today, Richard empowers thousands of students around the world to find the courage to trust themselves and pursue their dreams.

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  • Compassion is the greatest lesson from my dad
  • Expectations from people who love us never go away
  • Learn how to and forgive yourself
  • Don’t be too hard on yourself
  • If you know what to do and it involves a college degree or education, go for it
  • If you don’t know what to do after high school, don’t go into debt because that is what is expected.
  • You don’t need a bachelor’s degree to be successful
  • Success is being authentically happy, being fulfilled in the moment
  • Be involved with as many extra-curricular activities as possible while in high-school
  • Do a lot of networking with people in your industry of choice while you are in school
  • Networking is about building relationships
  • Networking will be uncomfortable when you start
  • Most people who network are shy
  • Building relationships is the one way to achieve anything in your life
  • Embarq on a journey of self-discovery
  • Take time to discover yourself
  • Be OK with yourself
  • Accept yourself
  • Find your why before you set goals
  • No matter how challenging things might seem, it all gets better
  • Embrace and be grateful for every single moment

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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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