On this episode of Success Freaks, Mordant & McFall discuss “Bad Controversy” vs. “Good Controversy” and the difference between the two. We’ll go into more depth with controversy surrounding this year’s Podcast Movement. Live in the Chatroom, we’ll answer the question ‘When should you use calculated controversy to help with your business?’ In the Level Up section, we learn from other’s experiences and the importance of keeping an open mind. Finally, in On Beyond, it’s new adventures in new territory. [Read more…]
Mordant & McFall have talked about how to get started on your journey and how to weather the storms. But, what about when everything seemingly is going well but unchanging? The discussion today involves how to find your next way point or milestone and how to find the challenges to level up without attracting negative drama. [Read more…]
On this episode of Success Freaks, Mordant & McFall examine the topic of cheating and lying. They’ll reveal their own cheating ways. Are “cheat days” more harmful than good? In this week’s Level Up, the guys discuss school tests vs life as a team sport. And in On Beyond, stories are finished and the guys go into “God Mode” with game Cheat Codes and Life Hacks. [Read more…]
On this 200th episode of Success Freaks, chaos runs rampant! Mordant & McFall illustrate Chaos Theory. The chatroom asks, “How can we find peace in chaos?” In this week’s Level Up, the guys play Good Cop/Bad Cop. In On Beyond, we learn how to accept “I don’t know.”
On this week’s show, we welcome Super Special Guest, Actress, Writer and Producer, Carrie Anne Hunt. We’ll remind you “To thine own self be true!” We’ll ask does rejection gets ANY easier once you’ve become successful? We’ll chat with Carrie Anne about her Otherworldly Adventures! We’ll talk about how important it is to be available for what you want, not to be afraid to ask for what you NEED, and being open to receiving it! [Read more…]
When Life offers so many opportunities to be awesome, how do you whittle away your choices without making the wrong decision about which projects to pursue? Especially when everything is great and you’re still having a tough time choosing. Go for the HELL YES!
At the 2015 New Media Expo “Women in New Media” panel, a question was asked about how to you choose which projects to take on. Writer Sandra Payne responded, she only takes on the projects that make her say “Hell Yes!” Mordant & McFall dig through their lives, sharing thoughts and experiences on how to find your Hell Yes, what it means, and how it changes the game plan moving forward. [Read more…]
The Success Freaks interview some of the most interesting people at NMX (New Media Expo) – Brian Rodda, Sandra Payne, Kristen Nedopak, Jenna Edwards and Jenn Page!
This is Live from the #NMX podcast alley and the National Association of Broadcasters expo floor in Las Vegas, Nevada. [Read more…]
Are you waiting for opportunity to arrive before doing your prep work? Why bother learning a skill, memorizing a speech, setting money aside before you have something to work for? Because, Success = Preparation + Opportunity. How well and how quickly you move towards your desired goal is directly related to your level of preparedness when opportunities come knocking on your door.
This episode, Mordant & McFall speak frankly about why it is important to get ready before your dreams begin showing up in earnest. If it’s something you really want to show up in your life, you should hunt it down and work on it, revel in it, master it time and again – because you love it! And, because doing your due diligence means you’ll be more than ready to step forward and carpe that diem the moment your opportunity shows up. [Read more…]
On the Road Again! Where are you heading? What’s the “Big Event” you’re preparing for and how is it Leveling Up Your Life?
This Episode, Mordant & McFall are preparing for their speaking panel at this year’s New Media Expo (NMX) in Las Vegas. Listen in while they discuss the best strategies for moving forward and how to face your fears and embrace your failures. [Read more…]
The timing is never perfect to do anything right. So, go ahead and plow on in, make a mess, and see what sticks…. Or, simply live focused on who you want to be. As long as you are focused on who you are becoming, then you won’t sweat the minutia of the everyday life. Come on – can it really be as easy as that!?
Listen to Mordant & McFall as they discuss, argue about, and wrestle over what it means to live the intentionally unintentional life. This episode has some surprises, with McFall doing the schooling, Mordant puts on his thinking cap and learns a thing or three about letting go, letting God, and the freeing power of just showing up available for anything. [Read more…]
Dogs are loyal if you feed and pet them. People are a different story. What does it take to gain your loyalty and how do you know you’ve put it in the right place? What about remaining loyal to yourself? What are the “royalties,” the benefits, you might gain in that? And, what about those time you are conflicted – over which version of you to remain loyal to?
On a green St. Patrick’s Day morning Mordant & McFall tackle the issues of misguided loyalty, what happens when your loyalty is challenged, and how to be comfortable remaining loyal to yourself – despite what family, friends, or circumstance might have to say about the matter. [Read more…]
Ever wonder why bad things always happen to you? You’re doing everything basically right, but still things go consistently wrong. Are you unlucky…or is God actually out to get you? It’s enough to make you lift your head to the heavens and scream “Why Me?” And then that still, small voice (whether from up above or those earbuds connected to your mp3 player) whispers “Spiritual Evolution!” Is that it? Is that really why you keep high steppin’ it into life’s fertilizer more commonly known as “your problems”? Why, yes. Yes it is.
This episode, Mordant & McFall tackle the pitfalls that occur on the road to success. Why do hard challenges happen in life? Often because you asked for them. Whether to shed some light on things you could do better or to help you Level Up Your Life, remember – Dark Days Bring Bright Opportunities. Life’s challenges are the best path your Spiritual Evolution. Tune in to hear the details of how your Level Up Guys deal with the hard times in their lives and what they have learned from them. [Read more…]
Mordant is tied up with student days this week so we decided to revisit one of our favorite shows. Thanks for nominating us in the 2015 Podcast awards and remember voting will start soon. New live episodes return next week 3-10-2015.
This episode of The Other Side of LIVE! began as being titled “Dating Done Right.” However, due to a series of life events and our guest being waylaid with a migraine, Mordant & Charles switch tracks to discuss how “Death is Hard on the Living.” [Read more…]
“If I see further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.”
~Sir Isaac Newton~
Let’s get ready to rumble! Will what you believe hold to the test of others? Do you like doing things a certain way and are unwilling to change? Don’t you find that limiting? As we walk through life, we meet many people very happy to do things different than us – and it works for them. Why not us, too?
Mordant & McFall debate over their differing styles and what they bring to the table. McFall believes Mordant should bring more personal stories to help illustrate his points better. Mordant believes McFall should seek out new teaching, going boldly where he may not have gone before. Thus we set the stage for a Motivational cage match – with You being the clear winner coming out on top! [Read more…]
In the season of love we find ourselves focused on what other people think – about us, our relationship status, our place in life, and many other things that don’t truly matter. But, what about that all-important love that all too often get’s missed – self love? Is it selfish or narcissistic to nurture and love yourself? Can you even love others if you can’t love yourself first?
Hot off the St. Valentine’s Day holiday, Mordant & McFall discuss what it means to love as well as some of the pitfalls that come along with being in love. Join in for an episode all about what should matter most – what you think about, and how you show love to…yourself. [Read more…]
What happens once you discover you can’t be anything you want? What about your dreams to win a Grammy? Or be a basketball player? When you can’t sing and you’re only 5’3. What about those goals? We here at Success Freaks agree with Jon Acuff who says in his book Start that “Winning a Grammy isn’t your awesome. It’s not anyone’s. It’s just a result on a scoreboard.” And, we say to be happy, to find your joy everyday, First… You Must Kill Your Goals.
After speaking for years about goal setting, Mordant & McFall lead you down a next-level path of killing your goals in order to achieve joy! Join in for an hour of hacking, slashing, shooting, and slaying the very things keeping you from day-after-day of happiness – your Goals. [Read more…]
Are you putting being Awesome on hold, waiting around until you discover your “special purpose”? You think you can’t move forward with anything until you figure out what you’re supposed to be doing? Has the Meaning of Life eluded you and you don’t want to get anything going in case you pick the wrong thing? Stop wasting your time! When In Doubt Be Awesome! Just pick something you think is worthy enough of what precious time you have left, get off your butt and Start!
In this episode of Success Freaks, Mordant & McFall entreat you to do just that: be Awesome now! With a few stories of their own escapades and some written wisdom from Jon Acuff, your Level Up Guys battle back and forth about the best ways to begin Being Awesome.
Whenever you are starting a new project, you need two things to be successful and, yup, you guessed it from the title – Blood and Guts. Do you have the gumption, fortitude, and tenacity to push through your doubts and fears and press on to succeed at whatever goals you have envisioned for yourself?
This episode, Mordant & McFall ask the hard questions you need answers for in order to build your project correctly. Tune in and hear their individual opinions on how important it is to have the blood and guts necessary to set off a positive revolution in your own life. [Read more…]
Do you find that though you have set goals you want to achieve in your life, you’ve taken on so many other responsibilities you have a hard time getting anything in particular done? Are you spinning your wheels with so many “have to’s” that you’ve no time left for your “want to’s”? There are ways for you to whittle through the excess and get down to the nitty gritty of accomplishing what is most important for you.
In this episode, Mordant & McFall call forth their school of frickin’ laser-equipped sharks to help you zap and zowie your way to a leaner, meaner, and oh-so keener goal list. With the help of the book “The Tools” and a S.M.A.R.T. Goals system, the Level Up Guys show you how to zero in on what you want with sharp clarity and and a giggle or two. [Read more…]
Are you so afraid of making waves in your own life that you hold back from answering when opportunity comes calling your name? Have you forgotten what you learned as a child – that Scary is the New Fun!? Mordant & McFall regale you with Success-Freaky tales from the high seas of 2015. Explore new horizons as they share what they are going through, where these adventures will take them this year, and how they worked so hard to set up these new prospects.
This episode, delve into your own reasons behind why you might be holding adventure, opportunity, and new experiences at bay. Have you become so comfortable with what you have that the mere thought of challenge leaves you high and dry? It’s time to mix things up a little and venture forth and set sail on the high seas of getting the hell off the comfy couch and Boldly Go somewhere Scary. Come on – it’ll be Fun!