201 episodes

Here’s the deal. You have it in you to grow yourself and your business to even greater heights than you’ve already reached. We’re gathering a collection of some amazingly insightful people to help you do just that.

Each week with The Insight Interviews, we’ll unpack the experiences of unique business leaders, high capacity sales professionals and standout thought leaders to explore what they have learned along their road to success in order to open the door to insights you can use to achieve your own. We want to help you see beneath the surface of whatever it is that you call success and into the changes in thinking that make your sustainable and actionable success possible.

Your hosts, Jason Abell and Steve Scanlon, have a combined 33,000 hours coaching entrepreneurs, leaders and high performers of all kinds. They have started 9 businesses between them, and during their individual careers have been responsible for billions of dollars of production in the residential mortgage industry. They are each crazy about their wives, their dogs, and sometimes even their kids.

If you want to grow by gathering insights from the successes (and failures) of some of the best in business, The Insight Interviews is for you. It’s powered by Rewire. And it’s freaking awesome!

The Insight Interviews - Powered by Rewire Rewire Inc, Steve Scanlon, Jason Abell

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 36 Ratings

Here’s the deal. You have it in you to grow yourself and your business to even greater heights than you’ve already reached. We’re gathering a collection of some amazingly insightful people to help you do just that.

Each week with The Insight Interviews, we’ll unpack the experiences of unique business leaders, high capacity sales professionals and standout thought leaders to explore what they have learned along their road to success in order to open the door to insights you can use to achieve your own. We want to help you see beneath the surface of whatever it is that you call success and into the changes in thinking that make your sustainable and actionable success possible.

Your hosts, Jason Abell and Steve Scanlon, have a combined 33,000 hours coaching entrepreneurs, leaders and high performers of all kinds. They have started 9 businesses between them, and during their individual careers have been responsible for billions of dollars of production in the residential mortgage industry. They are each crazy about their wives, their dogs, and sometimes even their kids.

If you want to grow by gathering insights from the successes (and failures) of some of the best in business, The Insight Interviews is for you. It’s powered by Rewire. And it’s freaking awesome!

    200 Steve and Jason - Lessons from 200 Episodes

    200 Steve and Jason - Lessons from 200 Episodes

    Join us for a special milestone episode of the Insight Interviews as we celebrate reaching our 200th episode! Throughout this journey, we've uncovered invaluable lessons that have shaped our perspective and fueled our growth. From the depths of adversity to the heights of achievement, each episode has been a stepping stone towards greater understanding and achievement, and we want to share the insights we’ve gained along the way.

    Steve and Jason discuss the Lessons Learned From 200 Episodes: 
    Incremental ImprovementGet Help - Have a Team/CommunityPersistence Through ResistanceCelebrate WinsHit Play - Focus on what's in your control and then act
    Key Takeaways: 
    Embrace consistency and perseverance for lasting successHarness the power of incremental improvement for significant growthExperience the benefits of collaboration and support in achieving goalsDiscover the unseen work behind remarkable success storiesOvercome resistance and take action for transformative results
    “Done is better than perfect. “
    - Jason Abell

    Connect with Steve and Jason:
    LinkedIn: Jason or Steve
    Website: Rewire, Inc.: Transformed Thinking 
    Email: grow@rewireinc.com


    Show notes by: Angelo Paul Tagama

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

    • 22 min
    199 Dana Georgiou - What We Can Control

    199 Dana Georgiou - What We Can Control

    Dana is a seasoned mortgage professional with 30+ years of mortgage lending experience as a senior/executive manager in sales, marketing, and lending operations. Her expertise includes the development of high-performing teams, creating sales growth and strategy, perfecting and implementing solutions to streamline new loan production, new programs, and product development as well as managing large-scale mortgage operations. She has a deep background in mortgage consulting, including compliance, end-to-end business reviews, and the development of targeted and strategic work effort plans. She has worked in all channels of the mortgage business with the last few years focused on the Private Lending/Business Purpose Entity lending space.
    She is an avid speaker/presenter at numerous mortgage industry events and believes in deep advocacy for education in the mortgage lending space. Dana is a published author, with some of her most recent articles appearing in Mortgage Women Magazine, Originate Report, and DealMaker Magazine. She is actively involved with Habitat for Humanity in her local area as a financial counselor helping families achieve their dream of homeownership. She lives in the East Texas area on a small ranch with her husband Sean, their two Labradors, and numerous other ranch animals.

    In this episode Steve and Dana discuss:
    Navigating TransitionsAccepting DiscomfortEmbracing Lack of ControlOvercoming Fear and Embracing ChangeThe Power of Choice and Perspective
    Key Takeaways: 
    Embrace change for personal growth to unlock new opportunities and potentialNavigate transitions and change to thrive in both personal and professional lifeUnderstand and accept transitions to adapt and flourish in ever-changing circumstancesManifest the right mindset in accepting discomfort; growth often occurs in uncomfortable situationsExplore the power of choice, perspective, and redefining one’s tribe
    “Just trust yourself. Trust yourself. There are things that are in every single person. They talk about it being the gut, right? And I think there is so much to that. Just trust yourself. And once you make that decision, stick with it.”
     - Dana Georgiou

    Connect with Dana Georgiou:
    Website: https://aaplonline.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danageorgiou/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AAPLonline/ 
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AAPLOnline

    Connect with Steve and Jason:
    LinkedIn: Jason or Steve
    Website: Rewire, Inc.: Transformed Thinking 
    Email: grow@rewireinc.com


    Show notes by: Angelo Paul Tagama

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

    • 42 min
    198 Joe New - Learn from it. Don’t live in it.

    198 Joe New - Learn from it. Don’t live in it.

    Joe New has spent the better part of the last 22 years as a Mortgage Loan Officer and is a Regional Vice President with CrossCountry Mortgage. He has had the awesome opportunity to build and work with a very talented team of Loan Originators, serving a couple hundred clients a year, with a mission to help them make great short and long-term financial decisions with their housing needs. Joe’s goal is to create smooth and hassle-free loan transactions for his clients by also creating an excellent experience for his Real Estate and Builder partners.
    Joe and his family are active and involved in their community.  For almost two decades, he was involved in and sat on the board of a 501c3 (Discovery Training), a ministry that has changed thousands of lives, including Joe’s and his family’s.
    Joe and his wife Sharon enjoy a large family of 16, including five grandchildren. He is a passionate sportsman and is proud to call North Texas home and to have raised his family and built his business there.

    In this episode, Steve and Joe discuss:
    Gratitude and ReflectionConnecting with First Time Home BuyersGenuine Impact on OthersImperfect ActionAuthenticity in Business and Personal Relationships
    Key Takeaways: 
    Master the art of authentic communication to build trust with new home buyers in the mortgage industryEmbrace the imperfections in family dynamics for a more fulfilling personal and professional lifeGain insights into authenticity in both business and personal lifeDiscover the power of gratitude and self-reflection during life transitions for personal growth and successLearn how to effectively empower change through action, relevance, and courage
    “I want people to know that whatever they're going through, I've probably been there, and that I'm a husband, I am a son, I am a father and a grandfather, and I really want what's best for people in general.”
     - Joe New

    Connect with Joe New:
    Website: https://crosscountrymortgage.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jjoenew/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheJoeNewTeam 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejoenewteam/ 
    Zillow: https://www.zillow.com/lender-profile/JoeNewTeam/ 
    Email: joe.new@ccm.com   


    Connect with Steve and Jason:
    LinkedIn: Jason or Steve
    Website: Rewire, Inc.: Transformed Thinking 
    Email: grow@rewireinc.com


    Show notes by: Angelo Paul Tagama

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

    • 33 min
    197 Sasha Stair - Finding the Magic

    197 Sasha Stair - Finding the Magic

    Sasha Stair is a magnetic and dynamic leader in mortgage fintech, an executive coach, a keynote speaker, and a 3x international best-selling author. Sasha brings 20 years of experience across multiple industries and roles, offering a breadth and depth of knowledge to help companies transform, grow, and sustain at any stage in their lifecycle. Her passion for growing conscious leaders has helped companies stay focused on people first as they operate through the ever-changing work environment.

    In her debut solo #1 best-selling book, The Inside Job: Master the World Within to Lead the Future of Corporate, entrepreneur and author icon, Keith Ferrazzi notes that “Sasha offers a clear and witty guide for corporate leaders to positively influence teams, and organizations to achieve massive results.” The Inside Job is a philosophy, to lead from the inside out. The book captures this essence along with tangible practices to help leaders focus on strengthening their human skills, setting the tone for how they lead teams and organizations.

    Sasha's passion for helping people and companies grow extends beyond her work into volunteer engagements, most notably speaking at SDSU and other cause-based nonprofits on sexual violence prevention and her role on the Customer Success Advisory Board at UC Irvine. Sasha has a B.A. in Marketing & Communications from San Diego State University.

    In this episode, Steve and Sasha discuss:
    Learning from StoicismOvercoming AdversityThe Motivation behind The Inside Job BookBuilding Awareness MuscleThe Significance of Controlling What We Can
     Key Takeaways: 
    Embrace personal growth and reflection to unlock your potentialFocus on what you can control to achieve greater successIgnite your self-improvement and learning journey for continuous developmentLead with forward progress and inspire others to followDiscover the importance of self-awareness for impactful leadership
    “You can control how you choose to show up and evaluate what you can control. And there's so much power in that.” - Sasha Stair

    Sasha’s BOOK: The Inside Job: Master the World Within to Lead the Future of Corporate

    Connect with Sasha Stair:
    Website: https://www.sashastair.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sashastair/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sashastair 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sashamstair/ 


    Connect with Steve and Jason:
    LinkedIn: Jason or Steve
    Website: Rewire, Inc.: Transformed Thinking 
    Email: grow@rewireinc.com


    Show notes by: Angelo Paul Tagama

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

    • 30 min
    196 Adam House - Fear is the Edge of Opportunity

    196 Adam House - Fear is the Edge of Opportunity

    Adam House Sr., a seasoned entrepreneur with a diverse background as a former senior executive, professional basketball player, and team Co-Owner, adds a unique perspective to business advising. Over his 25-year career, he has not only started, scaled, and exited multiple companies across various industries but has also done so with a commitment to values such as faith, family, and personal interests. Despite the challenges of being a husband, father, and entrepreneur, he maintains his priorities of faith, family, and fitness. His professional journey has been a continuous cycle of learning and growth, and he is excited about sharing what has driven him forward.

    In this episode, Steve and Adam discuss:
    Shifting Focus to Helping OthersBuilding an Exit-Ready BusinessThe Five Pillars of Business Advisory ServicesThe Challenges of CoachingLearning from Failures
    Key Takeaways: 
    Learn from high-value exits and apply their strategies to your business for ultimate successDiscover the surprising benefits of failure and how it can lead to your greatest achievementsUncover the secrets to positioning your business for a lucrative exit that secures your financial futureUnlock the essential pillars that will elevate your business advisory services to new heights of successExplore the power of taking imperfect action and how it can propel your entrepreneurial journey to new levels of achievement
    “Find someone that's where you want to be and get them as a mentor, get them as a coach, get them as an advisor. Because there's patterns in business, there's pitfalls you can strategically avoid. So why not short-circuit the process?”
     - Adam House Sr.


    Connect with Adam House Sr.:
    Website: https://www.adamhousesr.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamhousesr/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100088859781549 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/housestronglife/ 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmscr50Omgji_3Ufx6EKMRg 
    Email:  adam.house@adamhousesr.com 

    Connect with Steve and Jason:
    LinkedIn: Jason or Steve
    Website: Rewire, Inc.: Transformed Thinking 
    Email: grow@rewireinc.com


    Show notes by: Angelo Paul Tagama

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

    • 33 min
    195 Steve and Jason - Open Doors in 2024

    195 Steve and Jason - Open Doors in 2024

    Do you want to conquer challenges and uncover new possibilities in your life? Hosts Steve and Jason will reveal the key to embracing change and discovering fresh opportunities. You can achieve the outcome of overcoming adversity and finding new paths to success.

    In this episode Steve and Jason discuss:
    The Away State vs. Toward StateThe Four C's ApproachThe Importance of AwarenessConnecting Past Experiences and the Impact of StressThe Power of Choice
    Key Takeaways: 
    Embracing change leads to new opportunitiesDeveloping awareness and consciousness enhances personal growthConnecting past experiences fosters resilience and adaptabilityContextualizing challenges promotes strength and perseveranceChoosing a creative mindset nurtures success and innovation
    “Being creative and generative is what we need to overcome adversity and open doors in 2024.”
     - Steve Scanlon


    Connect with Steve and Jason:
    LinkedIn: Jason or Steve
    Website: Rewire, Inc.: Transformed Thinking 
    Email: grow@rewireinc.com


    Show notes by: Angelo Paul Tagama

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

    • 29 min

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