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The Press Forward & Neal podcast is for you if you want to seek and improve yourself. Hosted by Neal Conlon with the foundation pillars of the podcast of Mental Fitness, Resilience, and Metaphysics. We break down practical applications and tools that you can put into practice today AND interview compelling humans that are committed to sharing their tactics, strategies, and awesomeness. Neal’s approach to failure leading to success and discernment is powerful and his edge for masculinity, accountability, and radical acceptance will keep you coming back for more.

Press Forward and Neal Neal Conlon

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    • 4.9 • 46 Ratings

The Press Forward & Neal podcast is for you if you want to seek and improve yourself. Hosted by Neal Conlon with the foundation pillars of the podcast of Mental Fitness, Resilience, and Metaphysics. We break down practical applications and tools that you can put into practice today AND interview compelling humans that are committed to sharing their tactics, strategies, and awesomeness. Neal’s approach to failure leading to success and discernment is powerful and his edge for masculinity, accountability, and radical acceptance will keep you coming back for more.

    Travis Watts: The Passive Income Playbook: Achieving Financial Freedom Through Real Estate

    Travis Watts: The Passive Income Playbook: Achieving Financial Freedom Through Real Estate

    About Travis Watts:
    Travis Watts is a proven leader in the real estate industry, where he’s been investing since 2009 in multi-family, single-family, and vacation rentals. He began investing with Ashcroft Capital several years ago and has taken part in more than 30% of the Ashcroft opportunities. After experiencing above-average communication, reporting, deal volume, and performance, Travis expressed interest in joining the Ashcroft Investor Relations Team. Travis also has a background in traditional Wall Street investing and obtained a Series 7 and Series 63 license while working at a major brokerage firm with more than 400 billion in assets. He now dedicates his time to educating others in the world of investing and has made it his mission to share passive investment strategies in order to help others achieve and maintain wealth in real estate.

    In this episode, Neal Conlon and Travis Watts discuss:
    The benefits of passive investing in real estate syndications and funds for achieving financial freedom and building long-term wealthHis recent discovery of cardology, a system that provides insights into a person's characteristics based on their birthdayHis journey of achieving financial independence through passive income investing and how he now helps others do the sameThe importance of understanding risk tolerance and diversification when investing in real estate to generate passive income streamsThe four key pillars that helped him achieve his financial goals: highest earning potential, living on as little as possible, investing wisely, and avoiding bad debt
    Key Takeaways:
    Generating wealth through passive income and investments is more effective than just saving money from a job, and it allows individuals to move up Maslow's hierarchy of needs, ultimately leading to self-actualization, higher purpose, and increased charitable giving.Unsexy passive income streams like power washing businesses, laundromats, and vending machines can be profitable and scalable, providing a reliable source of income.Various passive income investment options exist, from high-yield savings accounts to real estate syndications, and it's crucial to have a general partner to manage the day-to-day operations.Understanding risk tolerance and diversification is essential when investing in real estate to generate passive income streams and protect one's investments.The long-term compounding effects and flexibility offered by passive real estate investing make it an attractive option for those seeking financial independence.
    "Building wealth through passive income and investments is more effective than just saving money from a job.” — Travis Watts

    Connect with Travis Watts:  
    Company Website- https://ashcroftcapital.com/our-team/travis-watts/ 
    Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/passiveinvestortips/?hl=en 
    Linkedin- https://www.linkedin.com/in/traviswatts1234/ 


    Connect with Neal:
    Website- https://nealconlon.com/
    Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/iamnealconlon
    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/IamNealConlon/


    Show notes by Podcastologist: Hanz Jimuel Alvarez

    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 39 min
    Daniel Kim: Embracing Imperfection: Taking Action and Learning from Failure

    Daniel Kim: Embracing Imperfection: Taking Action and Learning from Failure

    Daniel Kim is a curious and ambitious individual dedicated to living "On Purpose," which means acting fearlessly and pursuing what excites him. He embraces ownership and imperfect action, living by the mantra: fast fast, learn fast, and win fast.
    Daniel's ventures include On Purpose, a coaching business that helps young entrepreneurs beat procrastination and optimize workflows, and Altiigo, a fashion brand promoting imperfect action. In his personal life, Daniel enjoys community building, hosting events, reading, and spontaneous adventures like skydiving. He loves connecting with those who share his passion for purposeful living.

    In this episode, Neal Conlon and Daniel Kim discuss:
    The valuable resources available today for personal growth and developmentOvercoming dissatisfaction and lack of direction in life through changing habits and mindsetThe importance of developing a success mindset at a young age with the right resources and mentorshipHow focusing on identity helps people become high performers and gain flexibility in their life directionThe power of coaching in shifting perspectives by challenging existing beliefs and experiences
    Key Takeaways:
    Success becomes a choice for most people in first-world countries when they have access to the right resources and mentorship.Asking simple yet profound questions can lead to significant shifts in perspective and help individuals reevaluate their priorities.Coaching and mentorship can create a powerful ripple effect, transforming lives and extending a lasting impact beyond the immediate individuals being helped.Embracing failure and taking imperfect action is essential for learning and growing faster when making a shift in life.
    "To make a shift in life, one must learn to take imperfect action and embrace failure as a means to learn and grow faster.” — Daniel Kim

    Connect with Daniel Kim:  
    Website: https://www.onpucoaching.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielk1026/ 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/highperformancedan/ 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVKmfHthJBDJhxP7svY1wDw 
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@highperformancedan 


    Connect with Neal:
    Website- https://nealconlon.com/
    Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/iamnealconlon
    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/IamNealConlon/

    Show notes by Podcastologist: Hanz Jimuel Alvarez


    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 42 min
    Chris March: Empowering Leadership: Navigating Impostor Syndrome and Productivity in the Coaching World

    Chris March: Empowering Leadership: Navigating Impostor Syndrome and Productivity in the Coaching World

    From his pivotal career shift during the travel industry's toughest times to fostering incredible client relationships, Chris's story is not just inspiring, it's a roadmap to personal transformation. Tune in as we dive deep into crucial topics like leadership, productivity, and finding that elusive work-life harmony. Chris's insights are invaluable, especially his take on overcoming imposter syndrome, which he believes is all about mindset - something we all grapple with. 

    In this episode, Chris March shares insights on:
    Navigating Through Crisis into CoachingListen to Chris March's incredible three-year journey, which started amid the pandemic's upheaval. Learn how this life-altering period steered him toward his calling in leadership and productivity coaching.
    Missteps and Mindsets:Imposter syndrome is pervasive, and Chris shares insights on how 99% of life's outcomes are rooted in mindset. Discover how to overcome the psychological hurdles that hold many back.
    Seeking Harmony Over BalanceChris discusses the elusive concept of work-life balance, proposing a shift toward work-life harmony, where personal passions and career demands coalesce.
    Success Stories That InspireChris has over 60 success transformations highlighted on his Instagram. Learn about the impactful narratives that showcase what's possible through effective coaching.
    Leadership Beyond PresenceChris defines leadership as a relational activity—not about simply taking the lead, but about being close enough to inspire others to follow.

    Key takeaways: 
    The conversation pivots to the concept of work-life harmony and Chris March's personal approach to it, where he blurs the line between clients and friends, creating a lifestyle that aligns with his desires for freedom and fulfillment.Leadership is spotlighted as a crucial subject, with March expounding on leadership not just as a trait but as an action that involves being an example to one's team and being a relatable figure worth following.
    About the guest, Chris March :
    Chris March, the founder of Chris March Coaching, is a dynamic and innovative leadership coach making waves in the industry with his unique SUCCESS framework. With over two years of experience, Chris has earned a reputation as a sought-after thought leader in leadership development.
    His personalized approach sets Chris apart, as he tailors his coaching to each client’s needs. Chris’s commitment to his client’s success is unparalleled, and he establishes an action plan with specific steps and milestones to track progress while providing ongoing support, encouragement, and feedback. 
    As a renowned speaker, Chris shares his wealth of knowledge and insights on topics related to leadership, team building, communication, change management, and strategic planning. Additionally, his articles have been featured in reputable publications like Digital Journal and Influencive. Not to mention he’s done interviews and podcasts on leadership and personal development.

    “I think that's where the power of the discovery call comes into play. So before I have anyone enter into my coaching program, we have a discovery call, which is a chemistry fit, ensuring that I'm a good match for them and vice versa as well. And I think it's really important to identify what they're looking to achieve. Talk about your coaching philosophy, what your framework is and how you believe you can help.”
    -Chris March

    Connect with Chris March:
    Website: https://chrismarchcoaching.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/chris-march-coaching/
    Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/ChrisMarchCoaching 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrismarchcoaching/ 


    Connect with Neal:
    Website- https://nealconlon.com/
    Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/iamnealconlon
    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/IamNealConlon/

    • 37 min
    David Homan: The Art of Orchestrated Connecting: Building Valuable Relationships

    David Homan: The Art of Orchestrated Connecting: Building Valuable Relationships

    About David Homan:
    David Homan excels at connecting people by understanding their strengths, refining their self-presentation, and fostering lasting relationships based on integrity and generosity. His approach, Orchestrated Connecting, has cultivated a global network of nearly 1,500 "superconnectors" from fields such as family offices, venture capital, entertainment, and social activism, showcasing the extraordinary contributions of each member.
    With a background as a non-profit CEO, David raised millions for the arts and led a foundation through the Bernie Madoff scandal. He launched a social impact film company for the Dalio Family Office and now runs Orchestrated Opportunities, building strategic ecosystems for growth in areas like mental health and social justice. An accomplished classical composer with seven albums, David advises several organizations, including NEXUS and the Catalyst Impact Foundation, and chairs the board of the Arthur Miller Foundation.

    In this episode, Neal Conlon and David Homan discuss:
    Overcoming challenges and finding success in entrepreneurship and personal lifeThe concept of orchestrated connecting, a community-building approach based on trust and honoring relationshipsCreating a private network called 'Orchestrated Connecting' that aims to maximize and value relationship valueBuilding a people-centric system that encourages vulnerability and mutual help within their communityThe power of purposeful communities where people feel genuinely supported by others
    Key Takeaways:
    Genuine connections and the power of intuition play a crucial role in fostering meaningful relationships.Despite distractions and challenges, staying consistent and clear in one's vision is essential for building a successful community.Purposeful communities embrace diversity and provide a unique space for individuals to express their needs and find understanding.Orchestrated connecting events bring together diverse, high-caliber individuals driven by their past traumas to help others avoid similar struggles.Success is not achieved alone but with the help and support of a community, and losing that community can lead to a fall from success.
    "Orchestrated connecting is about bringing together people from various backgrounds to create a sense of belongingness and trust, without focusing on an immediate business model.” — David Homan

    Connect with David Homan:  
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidrhoman/ 
    Website: https://orchestratedconnecting.com/about/ 


    Connect with Neal:
    Website- https://nealconlon.com/
    Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/iamnealconlon
    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/IamNealConlon/

    Show notes by Podcastologist: Hanz Jimuel Alvarez


    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 48 min
    Michael Anthony: Rewiring Your Brain for Success

    Michael Anthony: Rewiring Your Brain for Success

    In this episode, Michael Anthony shares insights on:
    Overcoming Limitations and Embracing Personal GrowthValidating Emotions and Preventing Self-HarmExploring Death, Legacy, and Shared ExperiencesTraining Your Mind for SuccessAffirmations: The Secret to Changing Your LifeCrafting a Life of Mastery and Purpose
    Key takeaways: 
    Learn about the speaker's journey from being a pastor to becoming a mindset coach and the significance of personal growthUnderstand how facing pain and setbacks can lead to transformation and growthGain insights on how to support someone contemplating suicide by listening, validating their emotions, and helping them process their thoughtsExplore the concept of becoming a death doula and the importance of legacy, shared experiences, and connections in lifeLearn how to train your mind through affirmations and mental exercises to achieve success, happiness, and overall well-beingDiscover practical guidance on changing thoughts, emotions, and motivation to improve your life from the author's new book, "Here's How"
    About the guest, Michael Anthony :
    As an award-winning speaker, author, and mindset mentor, Michael Anthony shows people how to stop limiting themselves, so they become unstoppable. He has helped tens of thousands of people transform their lives by changing their thinking, emotions, motivation, and results. Whether speaking to a large crowd, a smaller group, or mentoring one-on-one, Michael Anthony loves showing people how to move forward quickly.

    "We don't just want to just talk about what needs to change in your life. We want to talk about here are the specific ways that you can change how you feel, how you think, and be a healthier person in today's new world of disorder."
    -Michael Anthony

    Connect with Michael Anthony:
    Email: info@couragematters.com 
    Telephone: +1 864-572-7220 
    Website: https://couragematters.com/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelAnthonySpeaker/ 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michaelanthonyofficial/?hl=en 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelanthonyofficial/ 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@michaelanthonyofficial 


    Connect with Neal:
    Website- https://nealconlon.com/
    Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/iamnealconlon
    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/IamNealConlon/

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown: The Invisible Wounds: Navigating Trauma in the Modern Workplace

    Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown: The Invisible Wounds: Navigating Trauma in the Modern Workplace

    Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown delves into the critical issue of addressing trauma, particularly focusing on how unresolved childhood experiences can create emotional maps that haunt individuals throughout their lives, affecting their personal and professional relationships. Tune in now to this powerful episode filled with revelations and practical advice that might just change your life! 

    In this episode, Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown shares insights on:
    Unresolved traumas cause people to act out in childish ways and hold them back from making important life decisionsTrauma survivors engage in compulsive comfort-seeking behaviors, but creating an emotional map can help rewrite their internal dialogueComplex trauma from childhood can be reawakened by workplace experiences, leading to a fearful environment that stifles creativity and productivity
    Key Takeaways:
    Impact of the PandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic brought discussions about workplace stress and well-being to the forefront, necessitating a change in leadership
    Workplace ToxicityToxic workplaces can lead to talent loss, strained relationships, and lack of communication, requiring emotional regulation and safety for employees
    Understanding Trauma TriggersTrauma leaves clues in the form of current triggers, and tracing these triggers back to earlier memories can help identify core memories and begin healing

    About the guest, Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown:
    Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown, LCSW is the author of the book, "Healing Complex PTSD: A Clinician's Guide" available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Waterstones. She is a Psychotherapist, Certified EMDR Consultant, and Complex Trauma Specialist with a passion for working with individuals and couples to foster resilience, courage, and strength.

    “Processing each memory is like taking a log out of the fire. Once you start taking those burning logs out of the fire and process them through EMDR, somatic, or other techniques, you'll notice that the unburdening and the harmony from within will free you to design the life that you'd like to have.”
    -Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown

    Connect with Dr. Gillian O'Shea Brown:
    Website: https://www.drgillianosheabrown.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drgillianosheabrown/ 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.gillianosheabrown/?hl=en 
    Books: https://books.google.com.ph/books/about/Healing_Complex_Posttraumatic_Stress_Dis.html 


    Connect with Neal:
    Website- https://nealconlon.com/
    Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/iamnealconlon
    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/IamNealConlon/

    • 46 min

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