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Positive inspiration and encouragement to help you overcome your challenges and make a greater impact! Hosted by bestselling author, Jon Gordon.

Positive University Podcast Jon Gordon

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Positive inspiration and encouragement to help you overcome your challenges and make a greater impact! Hosted by bestselling author, Jon Gordon.

    Zuby | Freedom, Liberty and Choice

    Zuby | Freedom, Liberty and Choice

    Welcome to Jon Gordon's Positive University Podcast. In this episode Jon is joined by Zuby. Zuby is an independent rapper, author, podcast host, public speaker and creative entrepreneur, with over 1 million followers on social media, 10 million+ video views online and he's been featured on numerous media outlets including the Joe Rogan Experience, BBC, Fox News, and many others.
    Zuby is well known for his outspoken thoughts and real talk about many popular issues including health, freedom, the pandemic and more. Jon and Zuby address several of those in this conversation today.
    If you enjoy this episode, be sure to let others know. Post on social and tag Jon (@jongordon11) and Zuby (@zubymusic).
    Our featured resource today is our free ONE WORD CHALLENGE. Instead of creating endless goals and resolutions for the new year, choose One Word to be your driving force for the year. No goals. No wish lists. Just one word. In our free 7 day One Word Challenge, we’ll help you pick your one word and you’ll discover how it can help you overcome distractions and bring more focus, purpose, commitment and success in 2022. Sign up now at onewordchallenge.com

    • 1 hr 30 min
    AJ Vaden | The Power of a Personal Brand

    AJ Vaden | The Power of a Personal Brand

    Trust is the currency of success today and a significant way to build trust is through intentionally developing a personal brand. Why? Because people follow people and the more they know, like and trust you, the more likely they are to do business with you. This isn't just about being an instagram influencer, it extends beyond and is applicable for all types of business, companies, executives, entrepreneurs and even more.
    Welcome to Jon Gordon's Positive University Podcast. Today Jon is joined by AJ Vaden, CEO of Brand Builders Group, a personal brand strategy firm. AJ is going to unpack the power of a personal brand, why it matters, and several things you can do right away to increase your influence. AJ also shares key findings from research that will blow you away on just how significant a personal brand is for the future. And she even gives a link where you can download that research but you have to listen all the way through to get it. It's phenomenal.
    If you enjoy this, be sure to share it with others and encourage them to listen as well.
    Post your greatest takeaways on social and tag Jon and AJ so they can engage.
    Our featured resource today is… books! Not just books in general but Jon Gordon's bestselling books. Jump over to jongordon.com/books to see a complete list. From The Energy Bus, The Power of Positive Leadership, The Power of a Positive Team, Stay Positive and more… Jon's books make great resources for you or gifts for others to help overcome challenges and create positive results.

    • 38 min
    Justin Donald | How to Generate Passive Income, Work Less and Have a Better Quality of Life

    Justin Donald | How to Generate Passive Income, Work Less and Have a Better Quality of Life

    How different would you life look if you could create passive income (the kind that just comes in automatically each month) to cover your car payment or house payment? Now imagine taking that even further where you generate enough passive income that allow's you to control your time and live the lifestyle you want while working less. That's what you'll learn how to do in this episode of the Positive University Podcast. And the best part, it’s not too good to be true and you don’t have to be rich to start.
    Today Jon Gordon is joined by Justin Donald, the #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Lifestyle Investor book. Entrepreneur Magazine calls Justin the "Warren Buffett of Lifestyle Investing." He's a master of low-risk cash flow investing that consistently produce profitable results.
    Justin shares his proven formula and how you too can start to generate financial freedom.
    If you enjoy this, be sure to share it with others. Post on social and share your greatest takeaways. Tag Jon and Justin so they can respond.
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    FREE DAILY POSITIVE QUOTE
    Our featured resource today is Daily Positive. It's a free daily email with a short encouraging message or quote to help you stay positive and win the day. You can sign up for free at dailypositive.com

    • 34 min
    Heather Monahan | Gaining Confidence and Overcoming Your Villains

    Heather Monahan | Gaining Confidence and Overcoming Your Villains

    If you’ve ever struggled with confidence, limiting beliefs or just need help finding the courage to pursue your full potential, this episode is for you! 
     
    Welcome to Jon Gordon’s Positive University Podcast. Today Jon is joined by, Heather Monahan.
     
    Heather is a top podcaster, acclaimed keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and founder of Boss in Heels. Heather has achieved a great deal of success including being named one of the Most Influential Women in Radio, and Thrive Global named her a Limit Breaking Female Founder.
     
    Heather is also the author of Confidence Creator and her new book, Overcome Your Villains, which we’ll hear lessons from both in this conversation today. 
     
    Let us know your biggest takeaways. Post on social and be sure to tag Jon @jongordon11 and Heather @heathermonahan so they can share. 
     
    Our featured resource today is from our friends at Belay Solutions. It’s a free guide with 10 strategies to help you multiply your productivity… which really means get more done with less stress. Sign me up right? Seriously though, the is a great guide with practical strategies. Download it for free by testing the word POSITIVE to 55123. That’s POSITIVE to 55123. 

    • 32 min
    Chef Andrew Gruel | Making Great Food and Helping Others

    Chef Andrew Gruel | Making Great Food and Helping Others

    In this episode Jon Gordon is joined by Chef Andrew Gruel.
    Andrew is the Founder and Executive Chef of Slapfish Restaurant, the award-winning food truck turned international brick and mortar restaurant sensation with nearly 30 locations nationwide.
    Chef Andrew has appeared on multiple Food Network shows, the TODAY Show", PBS, Cooking Channel and more.
    During this conversation Andrew shares his story and how he’s created the success he’s had as well as how he has addressed the biggest challenges brought on by the pandemic to his restaurants and others. One of those is how He was able to make a difference by raising over $400 thousand dollars to directly help restaurant workers during the lockdowns of the pandemic. It’s really amazing.
    If you enjoy this, be sure to share it. Post on social and let us know your favorite takeaways. Tag Jon and Andrew so they can share as well.
    Our featured resource today is our upcoming LEAD POSITIVE CONFERENCE. It’s a free one day leadership learning experience ONLINE on November 17th. It features 12 speakers including Jon Gordon, Miles McPherson, Valorie Benton, Erwin McManus, Candy Valentino and more. Go to LeadPositiveConference.com to learn more and sign up for FREE online access.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Seth Radwell | The Secret to Healing our Divided Nation

    Seth Radwell | The Secret to Healing our Divided Nation

    Welcome to Jon Gordon’s Positive University Podcast. In this episode Jon is joined by Seth Radwell for a fascinating discussion on how certain historical events reveal the secrets of how we can unite our deeply divided nation.
    This is more than a podcast, it’s basically a masterclass on how we got here and how we move forward.
    Seth is an internationally known business executive, thought leader and bestselling author of the book American Schism. He previously served as President of e-Scholastic, the digital arm of the global children’s publishing and education company, as President of Bookspan/Bertelsmann, where he overall iconic brands such as Book of the Month Club, Doubleday Book Club, and Literary Guild. He also served as CEO of The Proactiv Company, the leading skincare brand for acne; as President & Chief Revenue Officer of Guthy-Renker, the worldwide direct-to-consumer beauty company. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College, Columbia University.
    Seth knows his stuff and brings a lot to think about as we seek to create a better tomorrow than we have today.
    If you enjoy this, be sure to share it. Post on social and let us know your favorite takeaways. Tag Jon and Seth so they can share as well.
    Our featured resource today is our upcoming LEAD POSITIVE CONFERENCE. It’s a free one day leadership learning experience ONLINE on November 17th. It features 12 speakers including Jon Gordon, Miles McPherson, Valorie Benton, Erwin McManus, Candy Valentino and more. Go to LeadPositiveConference.com to learn more and sign up for FREE online access.

    • 53 min

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