EP #007 – Don't Be Afraid to Try New Things With Greg Williamson

EP #007 – Don’t Be Afraid to Try New Things With Greg Williamson

Greg worked over 20 years in the printing industry. After not getting the promotion that he wanted because of not being an effective communicator he took it upon himself to hone in those skills. Today he is an authority in speaker training and a faculty member of Success Academy.

He has trained extensively in persuasive speaking and Neuro Linguistic Programming and is an expert at teaching others how to market themselves to stand out as speakers and get paid by sharing their value. Greg puts on a 2-day event called Speaker Revolution to help others develop their speaking skills and have a more commanding stage presence. Greg lives in Rancho Cucamonga where he loves to hike in the local mountains.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • If you want the good things in life, you need to work hard to get them
  • Follow your dreams
  • It’s your life, do what you want to do, not what others want you to do
  • It’s OK to please your family, but you need to please yourself first
  • Get a mentor or a coach
  • Project yourself honestly
  • Employers value honesty, tell them the truth, not what they want to hear
  • Businesses hire for skills, and fire for attitude
  • Be eager to learn
  • Communication is important, no matter what industry you work in
  • Have and use a daily planner
  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don’t be afraid to try new things
  • Don’t worry about what other people say about you
  • Be yourself
  • Don’t be the wallflower

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EP #006 – How I Went From Intern to COO in 2 Years With Frank Koomson

EP #006 – How I Went From Intern to COO in 2 Years With Frank Koomson

Our guest on the show today is Frank Koomson. Frank is a husband to his wife and a father to his baby girl. He grew up in Ghana (West Africa,) and moved to California for graduate studies, which he completed by earning an MBA.

Frank currently works as Chief Operating Officer for a growing Community Health Center in Los Angeles, California. In his spare time, he pursues motivational speaking and has inspired several youth groups and organizations to pursue successful endeavors. Frank embraces the challenge of balancing all the moving parts in his life, and lives happy and productive every day.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Identify opportunities and prepare for them
  • Always seek knowledge and information
  • Get mentors and speak to counselors
  • Seek professional advice
  • The more you interact with others, the more you find out about yourself
  • If you ask the right questions, you get the right answers
  • If you ask the wrong questions, you will make the wrong decisions
  • Prequalify yourself for opportunities and promotions through your hard work
  • Always perform your duties to the best of your abilities
  • The more you know, the more value you place on yourself
  • Always go the extra mile
  • Give your best to every aspect of your work
  • Work at work
  • Plan your day around your commitments to achieve balance
  • Don’t be afraid to leave the good to pursue the great
  • Everything starts with your mind
  • Be more determined, be more focused

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Episode #005 – Strive to Be of Value to Others With Victor Edilberto

Episode #005 – Strive to Be of Value to Others With Victor Edilberto

Our guest on the show today is Victor Edilberto. Victor was born in the Philippines, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from a California University.

After working at a few entry level jobs he landed a good technology role at a Fortune 500 company. The closure of his branch office prompted him to venture into turning his passion for photography into a full fledge business. Today Victor is a wedding and portrait photographer, and lives a happy and productive life.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Be consistent
  • Get to know yourself better
  • The more you interact with others, the more you get to know about yourself
  • Having a good support system for yourself is important
  • Take necessary steps to improve your interpersonal skills
  • Create a remarkable experience for your clients
  • People are usually in one or more of three groups: academic, artistic, athletic
  • Strive not to be a success, but to be of value. – Albert Einstein

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Episode #004 – Plan Your Life, Wing Your Plan With Justin Navares

Episode #004 – Plan Your Life, Wing Your Plan With Justin Navares

Our guest on the show today is Justin Navares. He currently lives in Orange County, California, where he was also born and raised. Justin is an Entrepreneur in the Health and Fitness Industry. He is currently working to launch his startup: TheLift.Fit. Through this business, Justin shares with his audience foundational insights on living a healthier life.

Justin lives a happy and productive life. His dream is to ultimately empower millions of people to live and experience a path to a healthier and more prosperous life.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Be a quick learner
  • Don’t follow the crowds
  • Follow your heart
  • Do You!
  • Plan your day
  • Be constantly learning

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Jillian Fishback

Episode #003 – Believe in Yourself With Jillian Fishback

Our guest on the show today is Jillian Elizabeth Fishback. She also goes by her mother given nickname, Rose. Rose works as a member of the Administrative Staff of South Baylo University in Anaheim, California. She is a social entrepreneur and is constantly reflecting on ways to enhancing the quality of life of those she is called to serve.

Rose lives a happy and productive life. Today on the show she will share with us the lessons she has drawn from her life experience, and how her dream influence her current lifestyle.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Failure is not an option
  • Stick at it
  • Believe in yourself
  • If at first you don’t succeed, keep trying
  • Go fail
  • Invest more time in self-discovery

Books


About the Lifestyle Design Podcast

You can design and live your life on your terms. This podcast was created to help young (and young at heart) adults with creating and living a life they are excited about.

Through guest interviews, ideas, techniques and tools for lifestyle design, goal setting, daily productivity and true happiness will be revealed. Guests on the show are people like you. They earn a decent livelihood and strive every day to live happy and fulfilled as they keep moving towards their goals and dreams.

Subscribe and get a new episode every Thursday. Hosted by Lionnel Yamentou.

Use Your Time More Wisely With Daniyar Seisenov

Episode #002 – Use Your Time More Wisely With Daniyar Seisenov

Our guest on the show today is Daniyar Seisenov. Dani is a web designer who works for a web and graphics agency in Orange County, California. He is passionate about filmmaking and dreams of one day being one of the best movie producers in the world. Dani speaks 3 languages and was born and raised in Kazakstan.

During the weekend, Dani allocates a good number of hours towards filmmaking projects. He hosts a meetup group at www.meetup.com/Orange-County-Independent-Filmmakers/


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Always know your priorities.
  • It you don’t know where you are going, don’t be surprised when you end up somewhere else.
  • Put your goals on paper.
  • Have a clear vision of your future.

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About the Lifestyle Design Podcast

You can design and live your life on your terms. This podcast was created to help young (and young at heart) adults with creating and living a life they are excited about.

Through guest interviews, ideas, techniques and tools for lifestyle design, goal setting, daily productivity and true happiness will be revealed. Guests on the show are people like you. They earn a decent livelihood and strive every day to live happy and fulfilled as they keep moving towards their goals and dreams.

Subscribe and get a new episode every Thursday. Hosted by Lionnel Yamentou.

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Episode #001 – Be More Decisive With Jeff Chen

Our guest on the show today is Jeff Chen. Jeff is the founder of SiteVance, an online marketing consultancy firm that helps businesses drive high quality leads via Google and Facebook. Jeff also serves as a volunteer web consultant for the Thai Community Development Center, a non-profit that provides business, family, and educational services in East Hollywood.

During the weekends, you find Jeff, who is an avid foodie, stuffing his face with whatever new food he hasn’t tried in Southern California. Jeff is also a fan of travelling. He recently returned from a 2-month solo backpacking trip through parts of Europe, Turkey, and Morocco.


Show Notes

Quotes

  • Don’t be afraid to get out of your comfort zone, that’s where life begins.
  • Be more decisive.

Books


About the Lifestyle Design Podcast

You can design and live your life on your terms. This podcast was created to help young (and young at heart) adults with creating and living a life they are excited about.

Through guest interviews, ideas, techniques and tools for lifestyle design, goal setting, daily productivity and true happiness will be revealed. Guests on the show are people like you. They earn a decent livelihood and strive every day to live happy and fulfilled as they keep moving towards their goals and dreams.

Subscribe and get a new episode every Thursday. Hosted by Lionnel Yamentou.