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The Big Leap is about two main things; one, Your Upper Limits. How much we can accomplish or achieve? How much love and abundance we can receive? And two, Discovering Your Zone of Genius. The difference between stagnation and success lies in the decisions you make in the moments that matter. This podcast is about those turning points -- the single decisions in life and business that change everything because the difference between stagnation and success lies in the decisions you make in the moments that matter. Gay and Mike will talk about business, relationships, limiting beliefs, and creating freedom and from time to time, you’ll also meet some of their favorite thinkers, thought leaders and celebrities and hear about their Big Leaps.

The Big Leap Gay Hendricks & Mike Koenigs

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The Big Leap is about two main things; one, Your Upper Limits. How much we can accomplish or achieve? How much love and abundance we can receive? And two, Discovering Your Zone of Genius. The difference between stagnation and success lies in the decisions you make in the moments that matter. This podcast is about those turning points -- the single decisions in life and business that change everything because the difference between stagnation and success lies in the decisions you make in the moments that matter. Gay and Mike will talk about business, relationships, limiting beliefs, and creating freedom and from time to time, you’ll also meet some of their favorite thinkers, thought leaders and celebrities and hear about their Big Leaps.

    “Your Big Leap Year”- Gay's Brand New Book

    “Your Big Leap Year”- Gay's Brand New Book

    Don't miss it!
    Mike has an insanely valuable resource to share with you today - one that's going to blow your mind wide open and put you on the fast track to unleashing your full creative genius.
    As you know, Mike's brilliant co-host, Gay Hendricks, is the legendary author of “The Big Leap” and other transformational books. Well, he just released a groundbreaking new book called “Your Big Leap Year,” and the conversation about it was truly next-level.
    Gay lays out a power-packed "owner's manual for your mind" to help you make daily expansions into living from your highest creative potential. He shares insights like:
    ⭐️ The two "sacred elements" that define true genius (and how to embody them)⭐️ A shockingly simple commitment to transform your whole life⭐️ His life-changing morning ritual (after 52 years of daily practice!)⭐️ How to create the time you need to unleash your unique brilliance⭐️ Visceral techniques to "feel" commitments in your body (not just think them)
    This isn't just theory, either. Gay draws from his own personal journey transforming from a broke, overweight smoker in a toxic relationship to international success as a pioneering author and human consciousness guide.
    He's spent over 50 years mastering how to unleash the creative fire burning within each of us. “Your Big Leap Year” is his masterful recipe book for activating that spark, with 367 profound (yet simple) daily experiences to stoke your genius flame.
    Do yourself a favor and take the first step on “Your Big Leap Year" by checking out this episode now. You will walk away with powerful mindset shifts and a clearer vision of your genius.
    Don’t forget to grab Gay’s new book on Amazon: www.BigLeapPodcast.com/BLY
    Key Takeaways
    (04:05) "Your Big Leap Year" breaks down daily self-improvement tasks.(08:34) Embrace change, find your real potential!(13:02) Commit to focusing on your genius daily.(17:08) It's all about finding and ditching limitations.(18:40) Being amazed by life's wonders and creativity.(24:09) Helping people break through limits and shine.(29:32) Genius is about doing what you love and making a contribution to humanity.(34:41) Discovering and nurturing your genius, that's the theme.(37:30) Make time for wonder, then boost it.(50:19) Commit to being aware and expressing yourself!Additional Resources
    Click here to get Gay’s New Book: www.BigLeapPodcast.com/BLYReady to unlock the power of Ai to 3-10X your productivity and enhance your team effectiveness while growing your revenue? Take a moment to schedule a conversation with Mike's team. They can answer any questions and walk you through exactly what they can do for you AND your team. Click here: https://www.MikeKoenigs.com/Talk
    TRY THIS! Mike's fully-automated system will capture and enrich leads and follow up with hyper-personalized custom websites on any channel (even WhatsApp): http://www.DigitalCafe.Ai
     

    • 55 min
    5 Steps To Ending Period Pain the Easy Way

    5 Steps To Ending Period Pain the Easy Way

    Get ready for something TOTALLY different on this week's podcast… 

    As you know, Gay and Mike like to go off the beaten path and get out of our comfort zones sometimes.

    Well, this week they went WAY out of their comfort zone and talked with an amazing young woman, Christine Marie Quigless, about something they never thought they'd be discussing on a podcast - women's periods!

    Not our usual topic, but hear us out… Christine has dedicated her life to helping women have a better, easier monthly cycle. She's written a book all about the science and psychology behind it called, “Ending Period Pain the Easy Way.”

    And here's the cool part - what she's discovered can teach us guys a LOT about ourselves too. The same principles of tuning into your body's wisdom apply whether you're a man or woman.

    Christine is so passionate and articulate. The story of how she met Gay and ended up speaking with him and Mike is pure conscious luck in action. She's on a mission to change women's lives, and the insights she shared have opened my eyes in all kinds of unexpected ways.

    So come with an open mind and get ready for a fun, frank conversation about something that affects half the human population. 

    Not only will you learn a ton, but you'll be thoroughly entertained. Christine has so much heart and her enthusiasm is downright infectious. Mike and Gay were cracking up through parts of the convo. (Let's just say she does NOT hold back. The girl's got no filter and they loved it.)

    Check out this week's podcast and let us know what you think. Curious to hear your reactions to this one!
    Key Takeaways:
    (03:20) Podcast highlights helping women with period issues.(06:42) Multiple surgeries, pills, pain, seeking solutions.(10:13) New book, ebook, audiobook on program offered.(15:40) Struggle to be understood, found unexpected perspective.(19:08) Sister's feedback inspires women to find purpose.(22:11) Holistic approach to body, self-awareness, and empowerment.(24:43) Rest is essential for rebuilding and healing.(27:28) Addressing bodily discomfort through life coaching methods.(34:20) Living on a mission transforms attitude towards menstruation.(42:36) Reject masculine energy, embrace natural essence, empower.(45:18) Evolution impacts work schedules for both genders.(48:21) 2022 women in the workplace report: "The Great Breakup."Additional Resources:
    Get Christine’s Book here: www.BigLeapPodcast.com/CMGet Christine’s Audiobook here: www.BigLeapPodcast.com/CMA

    • 55 min
    5 Steps To Double Your Luck With Stuart Lacey

    5 Steps To Double Your Luck With Stuart Lacey

    Mike has something super special for you in this week's podcast episode — a fascinating conversation about luck, opportunity, mindset and manifesting positive outcomes with two unconventional thinkers.
    Gay and Mike sat down with Stuart Lacey for a fascinating exploration of luck.
    You're going to absolutely love hearing Gay and Stuart dive deep into what luck really means, how to cultivate it in your life, and their unique formulas for manifesting more luck.
    These are two guys who have thought more about luck than almost anyone Mike knows. Gay literally wrote the book on Conscious Luck and Stuart's new book is called "The Formula for Luck." So they've got some profound wisdom to share.
    They covered things like:
    The key mindsets and behaviors that "lucky" people have in commonPractical techniques to help you maximize serendipity and flowHow to quickly recover when things don't go your wayThe role of empathy, connection, and community in enhancing luckAnd much more!Mike had so much fun geeking out with Gay and Stuart on this topic. As three naturally curious people, they got into the metaphysics, neuroscience, and social dynamics behind luck and good fortune.
    So whether you want to understand luck on a theoretical level or learn how to have more of it in your own life, you're going to find tremendous value in this episode.
    Jump in and let Mike know what gems you uncover!
    Key Takeaways
    (03:48) Developing a luck mindset through conscious thinking(09:24) The nature of luck and manifestation(13:14) Luck, mindset and decision making(23:36) The neuroscience of luck and flow state(32:22) The formula for manifesting luck and personal growth(45:04) The importance of self acceptance and gratitude to open yourself up to new opportunitiesAdditional Resources
    Find out more about Stuart and get a copy of his book by visiting: www.FormulaForLuck.comGet Gay’s Book, “Conscious Luck: Eight Secrets to Intentionally Change Your Fortune” HEREGet on the Early Bird List for The Big Leap Experience! 

    • 51 min
    How to Break Free from the Prison of Fear and Anxiety

    How to Break Free from the Prison of Fear and Anxiety

    This week, Gay and Mike go deep on how to overcome anxiety, fear and other crazy emotions that can hold you back from your next level of success and happiness. 

    As many of you know, Mike went through some intense personal challenges earlier this year that triggered severe anxiety and fear in him. He's not ashamed to say he completely lost his mind for a bit! But with Gay's wisdom and support, along with some deep inner work, Mike was able to regain his center. 

    In this episode, Gay and Mike share openly about our own journeys conquering fear and anxiety, including a terrifying THC reaction I had that sent me to the hospital! You'll hear amazing insights like:
    Why you have to get fear out of your head and into your body to resolve it Tools to interrupt your anxiety patterns and reframe what they meanHow to turn your greatest fear into your greatest source of powerReal life stories of people who overcame extreme adversity Action steps to make friends with fear and unlock your blocked genius!Trust us, this episode comes at the perfect time. If you're like us, you've probably noticed there seems to be more fear and anxiety swirling around lately than ever before. People are freaking out about all kinds of stuff - the state of the world, the economy, you name it. 

    We also talk about how fear can actually be harnessed as rocket fuel for your next level. You just have to learn how to dance with the bear, as Gay likes to say. 

    So if you or someone you care about is struggling with fear, anxiety or feeling blocked from your potential, do yourself a favor and have a listen.
    Key Takeaways:
    (04:32) The recent trend of anxiety fear and addiction in older adults(12:08) Gay talks about his fear of dying and loss of mobility after his major fall(17:48) Mike tells a CRAZY story about losing control after his experience with a 100mg THC gummy(34:50) Managing fear and anxiety through body awareness(47:05) How to face and overcome your fears Additional Resources:
    Get my new book Punch The ElephantGet on the Early Bird List for The Big Leap Experience!

    • 1 hr
    Big Leaps of Big Money: The Mindset of Wealth

    Big Leaps of Big Money: The Mindset of Wealth

    Mike has a juicy new episode today that you're going to love.
    Gay and Mike have an honest conversation about the biggest money mistakes they've made over their careers, and some of their biggest wins and lessons learned.
    Mike confesses some horrendous investments he has made early in his career that lost half his investment and Gay shares how a stupid fear and mistake cost him $10 million (yep, you read that right) in potential gains on an early Tesla investment.
    They also share what they'd do differently if they had to start over today. Here are a few key points:
    Invest in YOUR genius first - the ROI will be huge.Surround yourself with superstar mentors and coaches (Mike still invests ~$250K a year in his own coaching!)Create "unfair advantage" through your network and personal brandPlay the long game - have patience and disciplineThey get super honest about family money dynamics, like trying to "coach" their own kids. Let's just say hiring and firing your own offspring is...complicated!
    Whether you're new to investing or an old pro, Mike thinks you'll find this episode motivating, insightful and entertaining. Have a listen and let's hear your key takeaways!
    Key Takeaways
    (03:37) Gay’s first Big Leap into investing(06:23) The three traditional ways to invest(16:31) Jackie Kennedy and a colossaly dumb stock market mistake(21:59) Never outsource your money movement(27:00) How to invest in your own genius(45:01) What does it take to get to a wealth mentality?Additional Resources
    Get my new book Punch The ElephantGet on the Early Bird List for The Big Leap Experience!

    • 54 min
    Ai for Coaches: How to Automate Your Coaching Business in Minutes

    Ai for Coaches: How to Automate Your Coaching Business in Minutes

    If you want to take your coaching business to the next level (without being replaced by Ai), you need to listen to this week's Big Leap podcast.
    Gay and Mike covered some mind-blowing strategies on how to leverage Ai as a coach to be more efficient, effective and EXPAND your capabilities (not reduce them).
    This was one of Mike's favorite episodes because it was totally improvised and unscripted. Just he and Gay riffing on how to practically apply Ai as a coach TODAY.
    They built prompts in real-time, created content together, designed original artwork and even wrote client emails!
    You'll get a ton of value from hearing Gay learn new AI tricks—and how you can put these tools to work immediately in your own business.
    Gay also shares his personal insights on:
    Why most coaches fail within 5 years (and how to avoid it)The key skill 90% don't learn until their 50's (that makes the difference between average and world-class coaching)Boundary myths most practitioners believe (and the surprising truth)And much more!The key to Ai is understanding how to prompt it. Mike shared his exact prompts, formulas and favorite tools with Gay so you can swipe what works!
    Want to know the craziest part? This technology is available to anyone right now for FREE or dirt cheap.
    If you want to learn directly from one of the legends in coaching and personal development - AND - get priceless tips on integrating Ai into your daily work, growing your biz faster and impacting more people… don’t miss this episode!
    Key Takeaways
    (02:39) How to be a better, more effective coach and expand your capabilities using Ai(06:40) The most essential thing coaches need to know and do in order to thrive in their personal and professional life(10:39) Continuous learning and emotional intelligence are two of the most important things to consider(15:59) Writing an outbound email using Ai(23:58) How to create an image using Mid Journey(38:36) How to write a book in a dayAdditional Resources
    Download Mike's free Ai Superpower Accelerator Toolkit here: Ai Superpower Accelerator Directory by Mike KoenigsThe writing tool we used: https://claude.ai/The image we created together: https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/1007004968148025484/1130646893240786984/mikekoenigs_a_professional_female_business_coach_sitting_alongs_2ee3cafc-3410-43e3-aceb-f759ff83e80c.pngClick here for the prompt that created all of this.

    • 44 min

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