231 episodes

Now listened to in over 70+ Countries. Be That 1% is a mindset and movement to do what 99% won’t. This podcast is meant to help you own your power, personally develop, and cultivate a perspective that allows you to live life on your terms by listening to game changers from around the world. We challenge you to raise your standards, commit to greatness, and develop an UNLIMITED mindset! Listen weekly as you gain clarity on life, business, relationships, mindset and utilize performance techniques to breakthrough to the next level.

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James Silvas is a Performance Coach, Speaker and Lifestyle Entrepreneur. He’s built Be That 1% into a six-figure business from nothing except a 'mantra' and a dream of what it could be. He hosts multiple events, coaching/training programs, community outreach and host the Be that 1% Podcast. He has amassed 13,000+ hours of experience and have been featured on THE CW, NBC, Las Vegas News 3 & News 8 for his work.

BE THAT 1% Podcast James Silvas, Performance Coach, Speaker, and Lifestyle Entrepreneur

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Now listened to in over 70+ Countries. Be That 1% is a mindset and movement to do what 99% won’t. This podcast is meant to help you own your power, personally develop, and cultivate a perspective that allows you to live life on your terms by listening to game changers from around the world. We challenge you to raise your standards, commit to greatness, and develop an UNLIMITED mindset! Listen weekly as you gain clarity on life, business, relationships, mindset and utilize performance techniques to breakthrough to the next level.

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James Silvas is a Performance Coach, Speaker and Lifestyle Entrepreneur. He’s built Be That 1% into a six-figure business from nothing except a 'mantra' and a dream of what it could be. He hosts multiple events, coaching/training programs, community outreach and host the Be that 1% Podcast. He has amassed 13,000+ hours of experience and have been featured on THE CW, NBC, Las Vegas News 3 & News 8 for his work.

    What to avoid when dealing with a problem

    What to avoid when dealing with a problem

    Show Notes

    Episode: 232

    James Silvas



    Title: What to do avoid when dealing with a problem



    Description:

    How do you view problems? Depending on your approach, problems can be what helps you grow and evolve or it can keep you stuck in a pattern of thinking/feeling that won't get you closer to your goals.



    Today’s episode will be centered around the 3 P’s of learned helplessness and knowing this framework will help you become a better problem solver which will enhance your level of leadership and impact.



    Show Topics:

    What to do avoid when dealing with a problem



    Show Links:

    Connect with James:

    jamessilvas.com

    Bethatonepercent.com

    IG: @james_silvas

    • 12 min
    7 strategies to help minimize anxiety and stress

    7 strategies to help minimize anxiety and stress

    Show Notes

    Episode: 231

    James Silvas



    Title: 7 strategies to help minimize anxiety and stress



    Description:

    Our days can fly by in the blink of an eye. Whether it's the errands that need to be run, fires that need to be put out, trainings that need to be done or the conversations that need to be had, we can feel burnt out, anxious and stressed during and at the end of our day which can take a toll on our mental and emotional health.



    Today’s episode addresses an audience member’s question. Someone reached out to James asking if He could answer a question stemming around “How can I stay centered and more present throughout my day given all the things I need to get done”. James shares 7 strategies that will help restore energy, strengthen efficiency and lessen the “cognitive load” that zaps your energy. Tune in and take notes.





    Show Topics:

    7 strategies to help minimize anxiety and stress



    Show Links:

    Connect with James:

    jamessilvas.com

    Bethatonepercent.com

    IG: @james_silvas

    • 26 min
    8 Examples of an unhealthy Ego and what to do about it 

    8 Examples of an unhealthy Ego and what to do about it 

    Title: 8 Examples of an unhealthy Ego and what to do about it



    Description:

    Your ego can be your best friend or your worst enemy. You get to choose. In today’s episode James shares his Healthy/Unhealthy Ego framework to help you check your Ego so you can continue to level up your relationships, business and life.



    Show Topics:

    8 examples of how your Ego prevents you from greater levels of growth



    Show Links:

    Connect with James:

    jamessilvas.com

    Bethatonepercent.com

    IG: @james_silvas

    • 23 min
    How to live in alignment with Diamandia Lingos

    How to live in alignment with Diamandia Lingos

    Description: Diamandia Lingos is a consultant, speaker, mentor, athlete and advocate. She’s been on my podcast before, in a powerful and profound two-part series called Rising From the Ashes. You can check those out here (part 1) and here (part 2).



    In this episode, we talk about alignment, self worth, trusting the process, goal setting, and enforcing boundaries.



    She says, “Invest in yourself, and wherever you are feeling resistance lean into that because that is where you need to do the work.”



    Show Topics:

    What is alignment?

    How the pandemic forced her to sit still

    Meditation led to clarity

    How Diamandia embodied her new identity

    New energy, new people

    Betting on herself by investing in a coach

    How she secured a $50 million real estate deal

    Following through, despite fear

    Full body yes

    It’s not about the “how”, it’s the “who”

    Goal-setting – is it important?

    Being in-tune with mind/body alignment

    Less doing, more being

    Self-worth is most important

    The answers are within

    Everyone should invest in themselves



    Show Links:

    Connect with Diamandia:

    Twitter: @diamandia

    IG: @diamandia

    https://diamandia.com/



    Connect with James:

    jamessilvas.com

    Bethatonepercent.com

    IG: @james_silvas

    • 58 min
    What the Top Athletes in the Game do Differently with Jesse K. Wright

    What the Top Athletes in the Game do Differently with Jesse K. Wright

    Title: What the Top Athletes in the Game do Differently with Jesse K. Wright



    Description:

    Jesse K. Wright, founder of the Balance The Bar initiative, is a high performance consultant, Amazon best-selling author, coach, and public speaker. His career has spanned over two decades in the team sport culture, including working with organizations in the NBA, NFL, NCAA, and in private sports training.

    He has a passion for helping young professionals grow and advance in their careers and lives. Through continuing education resources and private coaching, he seeks to create awareness, recognition, and comprehensive solutions for others in both professional and personal development.

    His experiences as a teammate and leader in professional sports, collegiate athletics, and in business have him uniquely positioned to provide guidance for successfully navigating and thriving in today’s challenging, high performance environments.

    I wanted to find out what he has learned from the top athletes in the game. What do they do differently, and what characteristics do they cultivate, or bring into the NBA that differentiates from the rest?



    Show Topics:

    What called Jesse into this profession

    What separates the highest-caliber athletes from the rest

    Game day routines

    An athletes level of obsession

    Performance-enhancing supplements

    Time management and recovery applied to business

    Sympathetic vs parasympathetic

    Mindfulness & exercise for stress

    Building future leaders

    Vulnerability is vital for growth

    The symbiotic relationship between touch and connection

    Your environment shapes your behavior



    Show Links:

    Connect with Jesse:

    IG: @jessekwright

    His company website: Balance the Bar

    His book “The Intent is to Grow” is available on Amazon



    Connect with James:

    jamessilvas.com

    Bethatonepercent.com

    IG: @james_silvas





    Show Notes:



    8:40 How Jesse got his start in sports



    As a kid, Jesse was the undersized high school football player that wanted to get big and strong to be able to compete and contribute to the team.



    “I was small so I joined a powerlifting team in the off season and that was my first exposure to structured, well-planned out strength training. And we retrained with a local deadlift masters champion and he wrote programs for us and exposed us to like my first exposure to high level nutrition and all that stuff. And it was a world where I'm like, this is really interesting. I like it, it pairs right with my passion and love for sports. Like I kind of want to go into this world somewhere. And I sought out programs that had degrees in kinesiology or exercise science or something. And I landed at Temple university.”



    14:30 High-caliber athletes



    What is the separating factor of the elites of the elites in the NBA? What are the character traits of these top 1%?



    “One word, and we can dig into this a little bit more, but one word is consistency, right?

    The ability to sustain efforts over time. And I'll, I'll apply that first. When you talk about the one percenters I think you should first recognize that anybody that's in the NBA has already less than a 1% or with respect to their ability to play that game, their genetic athleticism and what they inherited their size, their length, like they were born to be NBA players.

    Right. So that, that, that should be the first thing, but it doesn't mean you have to make it there right there. That's when you get into like your habits and, you know,

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Inside the Mind of the Bare-Knuckle Fighting Champion, Christine Ferea

    Inside the Mind of the Bare-Knuckle Fighting Champion, Christine Ferea

    Christine Ferea is an American bare-knuckle boxer who competes in the Featherweight division of the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. She is currently the BKFC women's featherweight champion capturing the first BKFC women's title ever awarded.



    She’s also the first ever World Diamond Gazette Police Champion. To sum it up, she’s a badass.



    We met at my gym here in town, DLX Boxing, and I knew I wanted to have her on my podcast.



    In this episode, we dive into how she got into fighting, the mental techniques and strategies she’s used to rise to champion-level, and her secrets to consistently staying at the top of her game.



    Show Topics:

    Christine’s background and how she got into fighting

    How a discipline became a lifestyle

    Her mental techniques and strategies

    How she handles an unexpected hit

    What it feels like to knock someone out

    Sensing fear in an opponent

    Why fights are 99% mental

    Her advice on staying disciplined

    Imagination is a fighter’s greatest superpower

    Giving back and coaching others

    Why water and nutrition are paramount





    Show Links:

    Connect with Christine:

    IG: @christineferea

    FB: Christine Ferea

    IG: bareknucklefc

    BKFC



    Connect with James:

    jamessilvas.com

    Bethatonepercent.com

    IG: @james_silvas



    Key Takeaways”:



    5:37 Christine’s start in fighting



    Christine couldn’t participate in sports in school because her grades weren’t good enough. She describes herself as “rambunctious” and an “adrenaline seeker” so that energy had to go somewhere. She stumbled upon a fight gym.



    “There was a fight gym. And I was always looking at these little 125 pounds girls. I was like, I can definitely handle all of them. You know? I would mean mug them for about six months. And then they're like you guys are sparring today…. Well, they beat the living crap out of me. I found out that street fighting is not really fighting. And it hooked me from there. They beat the crap out and it made me want to get better. And a lot of things didn't hold me like that. So, I got hooked and they threw me in my first fight within 3 months.”

    10:39 What began as a discipline turned into a lifestyle.

    James asked her what she loves about what she does. She says it keeps her disciplined because she has to stay strong. Who wants to get the shit beat out of them?

    “It pushes me in every single way– mentally, emotionally, physically, and I have to be disciplined. I have to eat well. I have to be healthy, you know. A lot of people are like, oh, you're so disciplined. I'm like, well, if someone wants to beat the shit out of you, are you going to f**k up on your diet? Are you not going to get up and run? Because I don't want to get knocked out on TV in front of my friends, family, and to me and all the sponsors that.

    11:40 Mental techniques and strategies

    She says she learned a lot from Gil Martinez, her mental coach. Visualization plays a key role.

    “When you walk through the door of your gym, you flip the switch. It's focus. You can go in there or I liked Martinez because we didn't talk during the practice. We were super laser focused and worked very hard. And I believe that in my training, when I walk into that gym and I'm going in there to train, I go in there, I might look like an a*****e, but when you walk into that ring, it's not all fun and games and talking and making friends… you're literally there to fight. And at any time, anything can happen. So I like to walk in and be focused, get straight to work,

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

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126 Ratings

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Inspirational, engaging, and insightful!

If you’re looking for inspiration to follow your dreams, lessons in impactful life stories, and actionable tips to level up your life - hit the subscribe button! James has created something truly special with this show. Be That 1% features so many incredible guests and James engages them in really thoughtful conversations. Definitely recommend listening and subscribing to this empowering podcast!

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I recently listened to James talking about 2020 in review and it was such amazing insight that I can’t wait to implement in the new year. I can’t wait to hear more from James and to continue to strive to be that 1%! Grateful for this podcast!

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Better late than never

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