Whatever your goal, take the next simple step. It could be a health-related, personal, or business goal. It doesn't matter as long as it's important to you. This short, easily-digestible podcast, hosted by Paul Goldsmith, is designed to eliminate decision fatigue and help you get and keep moving on your most important goals in life. As the Chinese proverb goes, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
Paul Goldsmith's life is marked with juggling 3 kids, multiple companies, a not perfect yet fantastic marriage, and time for the occasional marathon. He never would have got there without identifying and taking the next simple step. Now, he's going to help you find yours.
Thriving by Avoiding Triggers and Updating Your Goals
Paul Goldsmith explores the concept of 'amygdala hijack' and emotional intelligence. The discussion delves into the neuroscience behind stress responses and how understanding our brain's mechanisms can help us manage life's challenges more effectively. The episode also introduces the PRINT® Survey, a tool for uncovering personal motivators and triggers.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Understanding Mid-Life Crises:
- How unaligned goals and life's unforeseen events contribute to mid-life crises.
- The impact of not adapting to one's current reality.
2. The Concept of Amygdala Hijack:
- Definition and explanation of 'amygdala hijack'.
- The role of the amygdala and frontal lobes in stress response.
- Real-life implications of this neurological phenomenon.
3. Emotional Intelligence (EI):
- Insights from Daniel Goleman's book "Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ".
- The importance of EI in managing stress and emotional responses.
4. Introduction to the PRINT® Survey:
- Overview of the PRINT® Survey and its purpose.
- How understanding personal motivators and triggers can lead to better emotional management.
Creative Courage: Navigating the Path from an Ordinary Job to Unconventional Leadership with Heather Parady
Whether you're an aspirating entrepreneur, a creative soul trapped in a conventional job, or someone seeking to redefine success on your own terms, this episode is your invitation to step into a world where your unique gifts are not just accepted but celebrated.
Join Paul Goldsmith as he chats with Heather Parady, host of the Unconventional Leadership podcast. Heather is a former therapist who boldly transitioned into the world of unconventional leadership and online entrepreneurship. Heather shares her inspiring story, providing valuable insights for anyone yearning to break free from traditional career paths and embrace their unique creative potential.
From discussing the challenges of feeling like an outsider to uncovering the power hidden in our quirks, Heather's experiences offer a beacon of hope and guidance for those questioning their place in the creative landscape.
This episode is not just about career transformation; it's a deeper dive into the essence of personal development and spiritual growth. Heather's perspective as a former therapist adds a profound layer of understanding to the conversation, making this a must-listen for anyone on the cusp of their own creative breakthrough.
Entrepreneurship is Way Harder than Anyone Tells You
Your entrepreneurial business will only grow to the extent you do.
It is very risky and not for everyone. Know your Why before you start. What would you do even if you knew you wouldn't succeed?
Paul Goldsmith shares about some of the obstacles he's faced and you will as well if you become an entrepreneur. He also shares his thoughts on the popular "Think and Grow Rich" book. (Spoiler: It's the work of a conman).
Prevent or Fight Alzheimer's Disease & Cognitive Decline
If you have a family history of Alzheimer's Disease, listen to this episode to learn about things you can do right now to prevent or slow Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive decline.
There are simple things you can do right now with your diet, daily movement, and sleep to increase your healthspan to match your lifespan.
Paul interviews Angela Chapman, founder of Age On Purpose. Angela is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner who is certified in the ReCODE 2.0 protocol for the Prevention/Reversal of Alzheimer's Disease.
"The Job Is No" ... How To Get Better at Sales with Chris Tate
Passion for your business is not enough. If you want to stay in business and grow, you have to master sales. Paul Goldsmith chats with Fitness Business Coach Chris Tate. Chris helps gym and fitness studio owners produce $1 Million/year locations. He previously worked as the Corporate Director of Sales at Orange Theory Fitness and now works with dozens of brands including Burn Boot Camp, F45, ISI Elite Training, and Gold's Gym.
It doesn't matter what your business is, this conversation will help you think about sales differently. If you do own a gym and want to hire Chris Tate as your coach, check out FitBizAcademy.com.
Using LinkedIn to Find The Right Connections For Your Business with LinkedIn Lindsey
You may be just one connection away from the work you've always dreamed of doing, or the clients you've been chasing, but how do you find those connections? LinkedIn
Lindsey McMillion Steemann is a LinkedIn Credibility Consultant and joins Paul Goldsmith for a deep dive into how to grow your network authentically and build your business on LinkedIn. Lindsey has helped her clients generate millions using LinkedIn.
Lindsey and Paul also discuss their mutual experience with Strategic Coach and the Coach tools:
Entrepreneurial Time System: Designing & protecting your days by labeling them FOCUS, FREE, or BUFFER. The 4 C's Formula: Commitment ----> Courage ----> Capability ----> Confidence Connect with Lindsey on LinkedIn. Learn more about how to connect with purpose through McMillion Consulting here.
Connect with Paul on LinkedIn here.
How to Develop Creative Habits That Stick
Paul Goldsmith has such a common sense approach to changing your life in small specific steps.
Inspirational, encouraging and engaging creatives
Paul pairs a wealth of experience and expertise with his love of compelling radio and empathy for frustrated and discouraged creatives to clearly and concisely advise, engage and inspire the listener to let their creative juices flow. An excellent, easy, digestible listen perfect for anyone who feels their creativity stymied.
Worth the time
Paul does a great job of getting to the point and offering helpful advice all in easy to listen format. His empathy and care for the audience shines through each time. The Creative Coachcast is worth your time spent listening.