100 episodes

The Defining Success Podcast is an interview-style podcast aimed at highlighting people who are doing what they love, are helping other people and are successful.

Defining Success Podcast Zeb Welborn

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The Defining Success Podcast is an interview-style podcast aimed at highlighting people who are doing what they love, are helping other people and are successful.

    Episode 120: Break the Rules If There is a Compelling Reason To Do So | Jay Blasi

    Episode 120: Break the Rules If There is a Compelling Reason To Do So | Jay Blasi

    During this episode, Jay Blasi shares his experience designing Chamber's Bay Golf Course, the home of the 2015 U.S. Open.  One piece of advice Jay shares about golf course design is to break the rules if there is a compelling reason to do so.

     

    Jay Blasi spent his initial years at RTJ II assisting the design team on dozens of projects around the world. His first opportunity to serve as one of the lead architects on a project team came at Chambers Bay, a true links layout on the shores of Puget Sound, in University Place, Washington. Blasi fell in love with the property on his first site visit, and spent the majority of his time on the project from 2004 to 2007.

    Jay says he deals with others in a variety of different ways, he draws plans, communicates and works with others on developing a game plan to create a golf course.

    • 44 min
    Episode 119: King of Your Mental Domain | Chris Burns

    Episode 119: King of Your Mental Domain | Chris Burns

    Chris Burns is a golfer, golf coach, the host of the Golf More Swing Less Podcast, owner of the Golf More Swing Less website, and author of King of the Mental Swing.  In Episode 109 Chris Burns will teach you how you can use the mental golf swing to help you become the king of your mental domain.

     

    Golf is 90% mental and 10% physical.  When you're the king of your mental domain, you're the king of your mental domain.

     

    An athletic position is really critical because your setup predetermines your golf swing.  The athletic position means Chin up, not chin down. Shoulders back, chest out. A little bit of bend in your waist.  A light knee bend.

    • 46 min
    Episode 118: Ten Top Tips for Direct Sales | Vicki Fitch

    Episode 118: Ten Top Tips for Direct Sales | Vicki Fitch

    Vicki Fitch bought her first house at 19, started her first company at the age of 20, became a serial entrepreneur and was in the Top 10 of Sales and/or Recruiting for more than 10 years consecutively in her direct sales company all while raising a family.  In Episode 118 of the Defining Success Podcast, Vicki will be sharing her ten top tips for direct sales.

    In Episode 118 of the Defining Success Podcast, Vicki Fitch shares her ten top tips for direct sales.


    Be Passionate
    Find a Leader You Respect
    Find a Coach
    Make Connections
    Use Social Media
    Create Original Content
    Dream Big
    Laser Focus
    Become the Expert
    Never Give Up

    • 49 min
    Episode 117: How to Use Help a Reporter Out (HARO) | Michael Kawula

    Episode 117: How to Use Help a Reporter Out (HARO) | Michael Kawula

    Michael Kawula is going to teach you how to use Help a Reporter Out, also known as HARO.  We're going to walk you through how to set up an account, how to receive HARO emails, how to effectively respond to queries from reporters, and how to get your articles published on sites like Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, Fox, the Huffington Post, and much, much more.

    Help a Reporter Out (HARO) is a free tool.  To use HARO visit HelpAReporterOut.com and sign up.  When you sign up you'll receive emails three times a day:  morning, afternoon and night.

    Reporters can ask for sources on a particular topic through HARO and you can be used as a source for those articles.  They will include a headline for the article their looking for information on and you can respond to the topics that you feel you can add some value through.

    • 48 min
    Episode 116: The NEW Defining Success Podcast

    Episode 116: The NEW Defining Success Podcast

    After my 100th interview on the Defining Success Podcast, I've decided to change the format of the show.  Instead of focusing on the individual and how they've managed to become successful, I'll be focusing on a particular skill, trait or ability that has helped that person to become successful.

    I'm making the change to the podcast, because, to me, it feels like a logical next step to extend the podcast and make it more meaningful to our listeners.  It has been amazing getting to know so many amazing individuals and being able to talk with them about their success.

    Now, I think it's a great time to shift from learning about an individuals rise to success to learning something you can use to help make you successful.  The NEW Defining Success Podcast will teach you a new skill, trait and/or ability to help you become more successful in the things that you do.

    • 25 min
    Episode 115: Hit the Ball as Hard as You Can | Larry Welborn

    Episode 115: Hit the Ball as Hard as You Can | Larry Welborn

    Larry Welborn recently retired after a 43-year career as the legal affairs reporter for the Orange County Register, in which he covered many high-profile cases but showed a high level of enthusiasm and dedication in every story he covered.

     

    Since 1981, Welborn has also been the chairman and president of CSPA, which is preparing for its 64th-annual high school journalism workshop on the campus of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

     

    In anticipation of this interview I was eager to see what my dad would when I asked him what piece of advice he would give to his children and here's what he said:

    "Hit the ball as hard as you can."

    • 47 min

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