If you want to achieve the go-getter mind set and hear some amazing insights into how real-life go-getters have built incredible lives and businesses, then the Go-Getter Me podcast is for you. Join Sophia Husbands, Go-Getter coach, blogger & writer, for a weekly podcast jam-packed with interviews with some of the world’s most successful go-getters. Each week, Sophia gets up close and personal to find out how and why these entrepreneurs broke away from the nine to five to create thriving businesses or to travel the world doing what they love. She also speaks to experts on the theme of being a go-getter.
Season 1, Episode 7: Get Stress Free with the English Sisters
Stress seems to be one of the common illnesses these days, in this modern fast-paced world that we live in. It is usually the one of the root causes for the beginning of other illnesses. Why do we have stress? It can be due to worries of not having, desiring an outcome or more to do with the quality of thoughts that we have. These are the thoughts that are useful, rather than negative ones. In this episode of GoGetterMe, we meet the two amazing sisters: The English Sisters! They were born in London and later moved to Italy. They made learning English fun; which was part of the inspiration for their brand The English Sisters. Fast forward to the present day, where they are renowned Hypnotherapists and NLP experts. They are famous for writing and publishing books on the area of NLP; as youread their work you will usually feel your body instantly relaxing and your mind feeling at ease. Their latest book is on stress management: Stress Free in Three Minutes. Listen to the inspiring GoGetterMe interview, which also includes some go-getter dating advice.
Season 1, Episode 6: The One with the Traveller: Meet Daniel Baylis
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Some people dream about travelling around the world in a year; whilst others don’t just dream about it, but simply do it. This was the case for Daniel Baylis, the author of the book the Traveller: Notes From an Imperfect Journey Around the World. This book is a memoir of his journey around the world, starting on 1st January 2011 and concluding on 31st December 2011. Back then; he visited a new country each month in exchange for making his contribution to the local society. You will learn that Daniel’s journey in some sense did not conclude, as he took some insights that shaped how he looks at life. He also discovered the power of his inner resources! In this interview we meet a go-getter who decided to get started, and go follow their dream.
In this episodes Daniel shares:
1:50: Why he decided to write the book.
2:40: His year of travels
3:50: How he structured the book. His style of writing.
5:37: How he wanted to provide his reader with accesss to the emotional side of embarking on a big life adventure. Teaser: “he wanted to give an insight to what was happening inside as well as outside”
9:15: When he made that decision to embark on this world trip. Teaser quote: “If I don’t do this trip now, who would I be?”
10:44: What advice he would you give someone who wants to take a year out and travel? Teaser quote: “we choose what we want in life…”
12:45: How you can combine travel with work.
14:00: Leaving your relationships behind. Teaser quote: “Some people may travel to disconnect from relationships”
19:38: His mode of travel, giving to the community in exchange for his accommodation. “Involvement, rather than drifting…How can I be helpful?”
24:15: Dealing with challenging social situations. Teaser: the guinea fowl situation.
27:00: How to maintain your endurance on a long trip. Teaser: How to keep your energy up.
29:43: Knowing your boundaries. Teaser quote: “Travel puts you in the situation where your boundaries may be tested”
29:30: What did he gain from travelling.
31:15: Does travelling answer questions in your life. Teaser quote:“We are always finding pieces of ourselves… There is no singular vent which is going to reveal the total self”
33:00: How he dealt with his expectations. Teaser: Be open, and not too rigid when having a vision.
43:29: Daniels word for 2014
43:45 Describes what a go-getter is.
Season 1, Episode 5: Meet Dr Laura Nelson: Founder of the conscious entrepreneur
In this episode we meet Dr. Laura Nelson, who is an international coach, speaker and inner mastery expert. She is the founder of the new revolutionary technique the conscious entrepreneur and owner of conscious entrepreneur academy.
As an entrepreneur and multi-talented go-getter, Laura understands the challenges of wanting to present your expertise. Her background originally stems from the sciences where she studied pharmacology at Cambridge, and later a doctorate in neuroscience. She has always had a fascination of exploring both the rational and creative part of the mind.
But Dr. Laura Nelson’s story does not stop there; she has also worked in different industries including journalism. Once she is passionate about a cause she knows how to get her voice heard. She has appeared on national TV networks throughout the world; and has appeared as a speaker on the prestigious global think-tank platform TED.
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Who better to share with us, how we can use our greatest asset – ourselves, which may sometimes be under utilized. Learn how you can use your many skills to become an expert and share your best self with the world. Why hide it?
Season 1, Episode 4: The one with the Wealth Chef: Ann Wilson
In this episode we meet Ann Wilson a self-made multi-millionaire, who is often referred to as the Wealth Chef. Yes, in this episode we are talking about the ‘M’ word, money. Ann was a teenager when her late father taught her the lesson, “How you must take responsibility for your own financial wellbeing”
Fast forward to when Ann grew up, she got into debt and decided that she wanted to master this thing called money – become financially literate. Now she helps people become financially literate with her wealth recipes; hence why she is known as the Wealth Chef.
She has students from a different regions around the world. Her expertise on money is sought by large corporates and in the personal development world. She has appeared on prominent radio shows throughout the world. You will learn from this episode how income and assets are not the same. Do not be afraid of these financial terms, as this understanding will help you master your financial freedom! Ann explains what is financial freedom, and how you can achieve this too.
As well as teaching people about financial freedom, Ann is a life adventurer. She can can fly aeroplanes and this year she became a Hays House author. So she is certainly a Go-Getter Me!
In this episode Ann Shares:
5:20: What was the motivator for her to decide that she wanted to build financial freedom. Teaser Quote: ‘ the fear of money running out”
9:40 – How Ann went from a money binger to a money anorexic.
10:19: Why it is important to understand the difference between saving and investing. Teaser: “You want money to be working for you”
16:49 – Why it is important to Pay yourself first.
17:00: The Break-Even epidemic, why it is harmful to our financial health. Why you want to move away from this.
20:08: Why you should not focus on debt if you want to get out of debt.
23:10: How there is not one way to build wealth. Teaser: Moving away from the industrial paradigm, having multi-streams.
32:10: How your relationships with other people can play a part in money behaviour. Teaser quote: “Be aware of who your peer group is …..”
37:10: Why your greatest asset is yourself. Teaser quote: “If you are not growing, then you’re dying”
43:19: The different types of decision makers. Which one are you? Teaser: Making decisions from fear, rather than a GoGetter.
46:40: Her thoughts on lifestyle balance. Teaser quote: “Not thinking of it as work, but more about something you enjoy”
54:30: Describes her definition of who is a go-getter. Teaser quote: ‘Nothing is forever. Nothing is undoable’.
57:29: What is Ann’s Go-Getter word is for this year.
60:00 – Ann’s good news.
61:01: Why Ann should be singing the Go-Getter theme.
How you can connect to Ann
Website HQ - http://thewealthchef.com/
FaceBook - https://www.facebook.com/TheWealthChef
Twitter - https://twitter.com/thewealthchef
Season 1, episode 3 : The one with Ariaaism: Ariaa Jaegar
In this episode we meet best-selling author, spiritual coach and mentor Ariaa Jaegar. Ariaa has had an interesting life. This includes working on the set of the TV shows Full House and LA Law. She has sung for the United Nations, and has met some prominent rock musicians. In 1993, she experienced a death experience that changed her life forever. From this experience she decided to use the insight that she gained to not only approach her life differently, but too also help others connect to their inner resources and live in a more positive manner. Her work has received attention on the social media platform Twitter. She has also caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey, who has also interviewed her. The theme of this show is looking out our inner resources.
In this episode Ariaa shares:
4:40 – How there is usually a close correlation between illness and inner personal issues. How meditation can be used to get closer to the truth.Teaser quote: ‘Flat line the brain waves’
12:45: Why it is important to be honest with yourself. Teaser quote: “Self denial will lead to [your] eventual implosion”.
13:20: The end of day test that you can do to help you reflect and move forward in a positive manner.
17:00: Finding your path. Teaser: 'seek not to be validated, but seek to be comfortable in your own skin’ from her book Araaisms.
18:22- Insight into feeling confident about our own our decision making and taking personal responsibility. Teaser: “You have the answers within”
23:00: Her Hollywood experience including LA Law and her connection with the musician David Bowie.
25:00: Her death experience, which was the catalyst to her changing her life and helping people.
30:50: Why mistakes can be good for you.
39:00: ‘The Fuck You’ incident. Teaser line: “you are going to get what you attract”
42:10: Ariaa tips for attracting the things you want into your life.
52:25: What is her word for the year
55:35: Her thoughts on being selfish - self-love.
58:12: She talks about how you contribute to the world. Teaser quote: “don’t get caught up in a participant culture"
You can visit Ariaa's website and find out more here. You can also purchase her books, which are now also available on Kindle on Amazon. She is very social and you can follow her, and her conversations via Twitter or FaceBook.
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Season 1, Episode 2: The one with the nano-economics guy - Halim Madi
In this episode we meet the entrepreneur Halim Madi. He published his first book on poetry at the age of 17. He is the owner of NanoMinded, and also the co-owner of Birdback. He has spoken at 3 different TED talk events, including London and Paris. One of which was on happiness. He shares what motivated him initially to go and ahead and achieve his ambitions. You may be surprised at his response at 9:45 on what drove him to initially be a go-getter.
Trying to strive for a lifestyle balance is one of the things that people sometimes find challenging. He shares his thoughts on this at 19:40.
Please listen to hear more of the behind the scenes of the go-getter Halim Madi.
Below are some of the references to articles that he discussed during the interview.
If you would like to connect with Halim on social media, his twitter is as follows:
I apologise for some of the technical issues with the sound, but it is worth the listen in terms of what is shared by this fellow go-getter. Please enjoy your listen.
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Have a go-getter life and enjoy life.