On this episode of Success Freaks, we open with an awesome set-up to this the topic. We learn that success takes ACTION. We both share stories of changing belief and behavior. We ask the question How do you change the idea of who you are, when your behavior says something different? In the Level Up, we tell you to pay attention to your behavior. And in On Beyond, Charles shares his speech at his Dad’s retirement ceremony.
On this episode of Success Freaks, the guys open with Mordant’s irritation about his own lack of preparation, which sets up the topic for today. Charles explains the idea of the Vegas Mile. Then, Mordant & Charles move onto learning to accept blank spaces on your calendar. In the Level Up, we tell you to make yourself available in life while still finding a way to be ok with resting. And in On Beyond, it’s all about refreshing your awareness of the space around you through conversation. [Read more…]
This episode of Success Freaks, is ALL about questions from YOU! We open with a Leadership “Drive-by” on the way to Listener Participation. We chat about how to succeed when you don’t have one singular passion to follow. We ask, ‘How do you love yourself enough to brag about it?’ We ‘Level Up’ by being unapologetic and finding like-minded people. And in ‘On Beyond’, it’s all about Awesome stories from Life. [Read more…]
What to do when faced with tough job temptations.
On this episode of Success Freaks, the guys open with Rough voices and High Adventure. We ask if handed a Job Opportunity, should you always take advantage of it? We discuss both sides of The Peter Principle. In the fourth segment, we talk about facing the Writing on the Wall, preparing for change, and how to stay positive in a negative situation. And, in On Beyond, we talk about how to level up while taking care of yourself. [Read more…]
Mordant & McFall tackle controversy in their usual Success-Freaky way by talking about what’s going on in Kentucky and how to hold onto your beliefs while doing your job…. Or, get the hell out of the way while maintaining who you hold yourself to be.
In this episode of Success Freaks, the guys open with Birthdays, Weekend Adventures, and discuss how Belief is related to doing your Duty. Mordant brings a Star Trek quote into the discussion of Belief coming into contrast with your J.O.B. We’ll answer the question: Belief vs. Job Possibilities? In the Level Up, Charles suggests that you should Understand your Choices and Mordant encourages you to set yourself & others up to succeed and remove yourself from a job that infringes on your belief. And, in On Beyond, they tackle what Sacrifice can mean in a heated and very entertaining way! [Read more…]
Mordant had a mysteriously great weekend that he is waiting to share on the show and McFall just came back from Dragon Con. This is a Success Freaks episode full of Awesome Adventures.
This week on Success Freaks, the guys talk about the amazing things they did over the Labor Day weekend. Mordant tells us about his weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival and the Tortuga Twins getting funded on Kickstarter. McFall talks about his level up to “Pro Podcaster” status at Dragon Con and the panels he hosted this year. [Read more…]
When nothing seems to be working, is it you or the universe? Mordant & McFall hit “Do Something” vs “Patience” and explain why they are both right.
This week on Success Freaks, the guys help you practice patience with a little An-tic-i… Pation! Then, they stop making you wait and actually talk about Patience. The chatroom starts a discussion about “Being ready, WHILE being impatient.” In the Level Up, we caution you to be careful what you ask for… and teach you not to jump to “knee jerky” conclusions. And, in On Beyond, we dive into the mechanics of “Mordant & McFall.” [Read more…]
Is having a Big Ego really a bad thing? Mordant & McFall discuss the pros & cons of being full of yourself.
This week on Success Freaks, the guys talk about awesome experiences on new social platforms. They spend time in the Chatroom discussing the meaning of having a Big Ego, and asking is it Ego or Arrogance? In the Level up section, Mordant & McFall finally ask a question and then learn to grow their self-confidence. And in the On Beyond section, we look at the ways Burning Man can teach us to have an awesome life. [Read more…]
We strive to surround ourselves with the people and environments we want to be like. Sometimes in that journey, we become unaware of the toxic environments we are moving through to get to our goals. Mordant & McFall discuss how to become more aware of your environment and how to maintain the life you desire despite your toxic surroundings.
This week on Success Freaks the guys talk current events, they ask with whom do you surround yourself, and Listener Lauren offers a change to a Success Freaks catchphrase. In the Level Up section, C&M teach you to be aware of your environment and responsible for your situation. And in the On Beyond section, it’s the connection between Perception, Words, and Environment.
Segment One –
Charles & Mordant debate the correct use of the term “V” vs. “VS.” Mordant is mixing his passion for success with his cold medicine for this show. Charles fills us in on his plans to officiate an upcoming event at Dragon Con 2015. The guys discuss the idea of trying to get ahead in a toxic environment.
Segment Two –
Mordant talks about the question “Who do you surround yourself with?” Charles tells a story about an incident that grew from his situation or environment. He also brings up the ways a “toxic environment” can influence your life. Mordant introduces the idea that it’s OUR responsibility to overcome our environment. The guys follow up with examples of this in their lives.
Segment Three –
Charles reads a letter from Listener Lauren. In the episode SF #213 – Level Me Up, Scotty, Lauren heard Mordant use the term “Suck it up, Buttercup!” Lauren feels that it’s a very negative expression and suggests an alternative. Mordant & Charles discuss the origins of the phrase and the differing ways it can be perceived, the importance of assuming responsibility for whatever situation you’re in, and the differences between “Sucking it up” and “Leveling Up.”
Segment Four – This week’s “Level Ups”
The guys talk with the chat room and go into further detail in the conversation about “Sucking it up” and “Leveling Up.”
Charles’ Level Up: Overcome a negative environment by being Aware. Pay attention to everything around you.
Mordant’s Level Up: Don’t blame your environment for your situation. Overcome it.
Segment Five –
On Beyond Success Freaks: (Here Charles & Mordant talk about how they “Go bigger, Badder, Better, More!”)
The conversation on dealing with your environment continues between C&M and listeners in the chat room.
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