You’ve been working on a project…or chasing down a dream…or struggling with a relationship, and things are not going so well. Seems like it’s time to quit wasting your blood, sweat, and tears and throw in the towel. Or, is it? What if success awaits, dancing teasingly, tauntingly beyond your grasp – testing your mettle and waiting to see if you are willing to tough out the rough spots. Will you? More than talent and skill, luck and magic, Perseverance Prevails. [Read more…]
Life is change. Things grow, age, evolve…Level Up! At any given time you are transitioning from one area of your life into another. Yet often, there are those nouns (people, places, and things) that strive to hold you back and keep you from moving forwards with your goals. Look close enough at the problem and you might find that the biggest hinderance holding you back is the person you see in the mirror every morning. Are there things you need to leave go of so you can move on to that illustrious next level?
This episode, Mordant & McFall discuss letting go of the good, the bad, and the ugly – those self-limiting, deadweight habits keeping you grounded when you were meant to soar with the stars. Listen in as they share some of the things they are transitioning through. Learn to take it all in stride as you “Let It Go” enough to launch your dreams onward & upward. [Read more…]
Often we run across those people who need a little help in their lives. Whether they have merely stepped off the path to their dreams or gone the darker route of addiction, our first inclination is get in there and lend a helping hand. Much to our surprise…and our chagrin – this often achieves the opposite effect of annoying them and pushing them even further off the path of hope. How can we help those in need when what they need most is to want to help themselves? Planting hope for them to grow later when they’re ready is the way to go, but difficult to master.
Derrick Duplessy and the Duplessy Foundation have accomplished just this thing and in this episode he talks with your Success-Freaky mentoring men about his personal path to helping those in Boston’s inner city and beyond. Join Mordant & McFall as they chat with Derrick about the best way to lead people to their goals without pushing or forcing them to “drink your Kool-Aid.” [Read more…]
How many of you, in the midst of an important project, endeavor, or on a DATE have ever tripped over your own two feet? Though you hated going through these rough and often embarrassing experiences, you find that the “Lessons Learned” made them necessary evils on the road to becoming a Bigger, Badder, Better, More and even more Awesome YOU! [Read more…]
This month, March 2014, on Success Freaks, we’re talking about “Being Human” – how, though going for the gold, we often end up in the gutter.
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
Episode #139 covers the difficulty some of us have with being blown every-which-way – off course in the Bermuda Triangle whilst trying to navigate the storms. Tempests often brought on by our own actions and inactions.
Join Mordant & McFall as they discuss what it means to be unanchored and blown about with no direction and lacking the commitment to get you back on track. Whose fault is it anyway, these storms that constantly blow us off our desired course – further out to sea, away from our goals and the safe shores of Ithaca?
Finally, coming out of hardship, how do we push through and survive the rough seas? Listen in as your Success-Freaky men chat about Keeping the Faith, your Eyes on the Prize, and the remembering Winston Churchill’s famous quote “If you’re going through hell, keep on going.” [Read more…]
Mordant & McFall have spent this month discussing various types of relationships – with yourself, with people who are different than you…. Now they turn things around a bit and chat about how You and your Business can give back to Your Community.
This episode of Success Freaks covers different communities from all over the world. Mordant begins the conversation with his recent visit to Roatan, Honduras and the Made In Roatan shop he found there.
Listen in and discover what you and your business can do for your community, what your community can do for you, and how the Law of Reciprocity affects your business and you.
Made in Roatan – giving back to your community
What can your community do for your business?
You and your community
What hit home? [Read more…]
With so many different lifestyles coming at us lately, what we consider family has changed from “Leave It to Beaver” into “Modern Family.” Though caricatures of real life, these shows represent real-life relationships that are happening all around us. This episode, Mordant & McFall discuss what it means to move from intolerance to indifference to tolerance all the way over to acceptance of people and lifestyles that are different than our own.
Join your Success Freaks as they chat with stars from the upcoming web series “My Two Black Girlfriends.” Together they discuss their experiences with intolerance, differing family dynamics in today’s society, and creating a web series that crosses some many lines & barriers. For those of you still growing up in a “Brady Bunch” world – where even actor Robert Reed (aka Mike Brady) would not be welcome – this is yet another opportunity to broaden your horizons from the safety of your living room or wherever you might listen to “Fenómenos de Éxito” or “Success Freaks.” Enjoy! [Read more…]
Your Success Freaks are growing through a lot of changes lately. With a new outlook, new priorities, and a new format, we are re-evaluating how we do things and are focusing on what is most important for us at this time. This includes Rebooting, Rebuilding, and Recharging. That right, it’s time to Hit Refresh and rediscover the importance of Recess in our business and personal lives.
Busy People, this episode is for you! There is always work to be done. Always something getting in the way of you recharging your creative batteries. You need to learn to be okay with taking a Recess. In this episode of Success Freaks, Mordant & McFall share why this is so important and how to go about taking enough of break to come back strong and swinging for the fences. [Read more…]
Diving into February of 2014, Success Freaks is exploring various varieties of connections, partnerships, associations, and many other ranges of relationships. This episode explores the Magic of Connections, beginning with the origins of the historically magical word Abracadabra, which, according to World Wide Words, theoretically has its roots in the Aramaic phrase avra kehdabra: “I will create as I speak.”
This episode marks yet another milestone and new beginning for your Success Freaks. Mordant & McFall are stretching themselves, growing into a new format that will level up the Level Up Guys beyond even their current not-so-humble radio-show plateau. Not willing to rest on their laurels, Success Freaks girds it metaphorical loins, gearing up for bigger, better, badder, more shows and future syndication. [Read more…]
What happens if you’re two years in to your five year plan for success and you realize that you’re not where you thought you’d be by this time? You get discouraged. You begin to lose sight of the big picture. You question yourself about this path you’ve chosen and feel, perhaps, you’re not headed in the right direction after all. You may even be thinking about throwing in the towel and admitting defeat.
Rest assured…you’re not alone.
How do you handle this downward spiral and pull yourself up and out of the dream crushing slump that you’re in?
- Step back and remember why you started this journey in the first place.
- Take a breath and exhale all the negativity and doubt that’s been building up inside you. [Read more…]