About Monica Guzman:
The mission of Excellence by Monica Guzman is to provide coaching services which empower professionals of all backgrounds and skill level. Based on the principles of the “Wheel of Excellence” model, this approach provides a blueprint for professionals to excel in their current role or secure a position which maximizes full potential. With a focus on presentation, attitude, behavior, and affiliation.
Monica is an executive coach; she helps others to really achieve the goals that they would not achieve without push. She is the creator of the Wheel of Excellence, a unique way of helping people achieve their goals and business expansion. Look for her upcoming eBook, "Good is not Good Enough."
The Five Mistakes Women Make in Business:
No Excuses, Brian Tracy
Monica's Favorite Quote:
"Good is not good enough." -Monica Guzman
Links from Today's Show:
Monica's blog on the Five Mistakes
The Minimalist Guide to Fitness:
1.) Blood Sugar + Carbohydrates
What is the Glycemic Index? There's a number attached to every carb and how it stimulates your blood sugar, be sure to know them. However helpful it is, there still is not a one size fits all option. Depending upon your ancestry, certain foods may spike you more than other people.
About Gigi Souritzidis:
Originally from Greece, adopted by Americans from Connecticut; a true success story. Gigi currently lives the life she dreamed of and leads others to create that same life. Her business life started as a nurse, from there, she seized the opportunity to start her own business. Gigi discusses why she decided to make the leap into being an entrepreneur and what made her so successful.
Gigi's Favorite Quote:
"Like water about to boil, the difference between success and failure is one degree."
Gigi's Recomended Reading:
The Secret's of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Ecker
Links from Today's show:
You tell others what to do in a very commanding fashion. You do no help, but demand. You do not acknowledge things going on in your team members live's and help them through. Then, you wonder why people do no respect you. This is not referring to any person in particular, but rather the archetype of what the traditional corporate world looks for in a boss.
Business leaders are beginning to learn more and more that being a good leader is about leading by example, and leading with kindness. Sound's an awful lot like Sun Tzu's 'Art of War.' It has been known for many centuries that this is the most effective way to lead, but it is not until now that corporate culture is shifting.
The 1980's are the down time for this type of image, and the inspiration for such movies as 'Office Space.' A boss like Lundberg in the film that expects his employees to work weekends while he relaxes, cracking the whip every so often to tell them to work.
Here's some traits of the new modern era leader, such a Howard Schultz:
If some of these traits describe you, then, well done! As a leader, you are headed in the correct direction. If it does not, then realize you need to grow and work towards being that better person that can inspire others to greatness.
About Stephen Baker
Stephen Baker went from a kid playing street ball in California to achieving the NFL dream/ He spent 6 years as an NFL player, all with the New York Football Giants. Stephen had an amazing experience playing in the NFL, including reaching the pinnacle of winning the Super Bowl, when the kick was ‘wide right,’ and playing for dynasty coach, Bill Parcells.
Stephen Baker's Favorite Book:
Joe Lewis biography
John Hurd is an entrepreneur in the true sense of the word. John currently runs many income properties, as well as operating a property management country. He is responsible for the largest ranch sale in Montana history. He also started a company on a bet for $1000, and ran restaurants just because he was bored.
On this episode, John reveals to us the secrets of his success and his inspiration for it. He also explains the difference between income properties and investment properties, helping you understand just what you need. John shows you just how to address your economic health!
Have you ever thought of creating your own life? Have you ever thought you were meant for more? Have you ever let others tell you what to do? Have you ever thought you weren't good enough. You can have the business and life that you dream of.
I learned over the last few years that others weren't going to die for me, so its best not to let them live for me too. However, we seem to let the options of others tell us what to do and dictate how we will live our lives.
This podcast seeks to be the ultimate business lifestyle podcast. It stems from a conversation that I had with my father where he talked about the typical 40 year, 9-5 and I decided I wanted to create my own life. There have been some bumps in the road, and I'll share those with you, al long with actionable information from guest that have built million dollar businesses and freedom lifestyles.
The purpose of this podcast is to inspire you with the wins and success of others and show you by their example how to create your own life. You never know what is possible, and now can create your own life. You will be inspired and create not only success for your self but an abundance you can share with others.