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Positive Mindset and Leadership Strategies to Help You Overcome Challenges and Make a Greater Difference! Hosted by bestselling author, Jon Gordon.

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Positive Mindset and Leadership Strategies to Help You Overcome Challenges and Make a Greater Difference! Hosted by bestselling author, Jon Gordon.

    Elite Growth Blueprint: Unveiling the Strategies Behind a $5B Company growing 50% per year with Don Wenner

    Elite Growth Blueprint: Unveiling the Strategies Behind a $5B Company growing 50% per year with Don Wenner

         Here's an unexpected twist for entrepreneurs seeking to make a positive impact in housing. Imagine a successful CEO who moved 37 times in his childhood, now owning over $5 billion in assets and transforming lives through thriving communities. His path from waiting tables to owning 50,000 rental homes is a testament to the impact of affordable housing on communities. But what's truly surprising is his approach to integrating personal and professional growth, investing in rental communities for social impact, and creating strategies for entrepreneurial success. His mission-driven company is not just about making money, but about positively impacting 10 million lives through housing. Want to know more about how he's changing the industry and rolling out life-changing programming? Stay tuned for this inspiring journey of making millions and making a difference.
    In this episode, you will be able to:
    Build an elite organization: Unlock the secrets to creating a powerhouse team and thriving in the housing industry.
    Impact of affordable housing on communities: Discover how affordable housing can transform communities and drive positive change.
    Strategies for entrepreneurial success: Learn the game-changing tactics for achieving entrepreneurial triumph in the housing sector.
    Integrating personal and professional growth: Uncover the key to balancing personal development with organizational success for a fulfilling journey in housing entrepreneurship.
    Investing in rental communities for social impact: Explore the untapped potential of investing in rental communities and making a meaningful difference in people's lives.
     
    My special guest is Don Wenner!
    Don Wenner is the Founder and CEO of DLP Capital, a private real estate investment and financial services firm focused on building thriving communities. The firm’s core focus is on investing in, developing, and financing attainable housing for America’s workforces, including multifamily and single-family rental communities, along with investments in outdoor hospitality and RV campgrounds. Wenner founded DLP Capital in 2006 and has since spearheaded its meteoric growth, with the firm ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America” for 11 consecutive years—among the few companies on the list to achieve such growth consistently. The firm now has more than $5 billion of assets under management and is headquartered in St. Augustine, Florida.

    • 52 min
    The Positive Advantage for Coaches and Athletes

    The Positive Advantage for Coaches and Athletes

    If you're feeling overwhelmed by the challenges of building a positive team culture in athletics and wondering why your efforts aren't yielding the desired results, then you are not alone. Coaches and athletic directors often struggle to create a cohesive and uplifting environment within their teams, leading to setbacks and unmet expectations. It's time to turn the tide and discover the secrets to transforming team dynamics for the better.

    In this episode, you will be able to:

    Unlock the power of positive leadership in sports and elevate your coaching with Jon Gordon's certified coaching program.
    Transform your team culture in athletics and create an environment where athletes thrive and succeed.
    Discover effective strategies for overcoming negativity within teams and foster a more cohesive and optimistic atmosphere.
    Hear inspiring success stories from real-life experiences in Jon Gordon workshops, and learn how to apply these lessons to your own coaching journey.

    My special guest is Chad Busick

    Chad brings a unique hybrid of experience to the Jon Gordon team.  His corporate background includes over 20 years in sales and sales management across multiple industries.  Chad enjoys taking employees and companies through workshops and trainings that build meaningful connections and positive culture within the organization.
     
    Chad's extensive experience in sports allows him to easily connect with clients in the athletic arena.  A former college athlete, he spent 10 years coaching competitive teams and holds a National D Coaching License with US Soccer.  Following his coaching career, Chad has spent 7+ years working with players, coaches and teams which includes work with DI, DII, DIII, and NAIA schools at the college level as well as work with high school and competitive teams across a wide variety of sports.
      
    Chad is dedicated to meeting others where they are and helping them get to where they want to go.  Whether it's in business, education or athletics, Chad helps others achieve excellence in a competitive world.
    If you would like to learn more about our Power of Positive Leadership and Power of a Positive Team Workshops please email Chad Busick at chad@jongordon.com or athletics@jongordon.com.  You can also use the following link to schedule a free 30 minute zoom meeting with Chad.  https://calendly.com/chad_busick/30min

    • 45 min
    Bryan Schwartz | Finding Purpose in Challenges You Face

    Bryan Schwartz | Finding Purpose in Challenges You Face

    There's a different way to look at adversity, a way that turns rivals and opposition into stepping stones for growth and resilience. It's a game-changer, and it's all about understanding the true purpose of the challenges you face. This fresh perspective from my guest Bryan Schwartz could be the key to unlocking your true potential. 

    In this episode, you will:

    Build Resilience: Discover how to overcome adversity in professional sports and emerge stronger than ever.
    Learn from a Legend: Uncover valuable leadership lessons from Tom Coughlin that can elevate your game on and off the field.
    Cultivate Personal Growth: Explore the role of faith in fostering personal growth and achieving peak performance in sports and life.
    Harness Rivalry for Success: Uncover the impact of rivals on performance improvement and how to turn competition into a driving force for excellence.
    Master Life's Challenges: Unearth practical strategies for dealing with life's oppositions and emerging victorious in the face of adversity.

    My special guest is Bryan Schwartz - https://www.bryanlschwartz.com/

    Bryan Schwartz, a former player for the Jacksonville Jaguars, shares his noteworthy journey from a humble dairy farm in South Dakota to the NFL. Throughout his career and beyond, he imparts valuable insights into overcoming adversity in professional sports, leadership lessons from Tom Coughlin, the role of faith in personal growth, dealing with rivals, and effective strategies for confronting life's oppositions. Bryan's experiences and wisdom resonate with athletes, coaches, and leaders seeking transformative growth and resilience skills.
    Get Bryan's new book "Worthy Opponents: How God Uses Opposition, Enemies, and Adversity for Your Growth and Good" - Available at Amazon and anywhere books are sold. 

    The key moments in this episode are:
    00:00:02 - Introduction to Worthy Opponents concept
    00:03:45 - The Value of Worthy Opponents
    00:06:24 - Rivals as Worthy Opponents
    00:08:21 - How Football Led to Faith
    00:11:15 - Biblical Story of Worthy Opponents
    00:13:20 - Embracing Challenges and Rivals
    00:16:23 - Growing Closer to God through Opposition
    00:21:10 - Satan as an Opponent and God's Plan
    00:24:47 - Facing Failure and Finding Growth
    00:26:41 - Understanding God's Purpose in Pain
    00:27:37 - Overcoming challenges and choice
    00:28:18 - Pain leading to purpose
    00:29:28 - Recognizing the enemy as a rival
    00:30:29 - Responding to the enemy
    00:32:20 - Impact and contact

    • 35 min
    Guy Kawasaki | Think Remarkable

    Guy Kawasaki | Think Remarkable

    *This Episode Contains Some Cursing Throughout*
    On this episode of The Jon Gordon Podcast, Jon talks with Guy Kawasaki, a prominent author and entrepreneur, known for his time as the chief evangelist of Apple. Guy offers invaluable wisdom and real-world experience on the power of thinking remarkably. With a track record of success and a deep understanding of user experience and leadership, Guy's insights are both practical and inspiring.
    His candid and relatable approach to discussing the role of luck in one's journey to success makes his perspective on positive leadership principles and creating meaningful impact truly compelling. As a thought leader in the realm of innovation and remarkable thinking, Guy Kawasaki's expertise adds a unique and valuable dimension to the conversation.
    In this episode, you will be able to:

    Discover Guy Kawasaki's remarkable insights on leadership and innovation for creating positive impact.
    Learn success strategies directly from top leaders to elevate your leadership skills and drive positive change.
    Unlock the importance of user experience in product design and how it can enhance your impact as a leader.
    Embrace Jon Gordon's positive leadership principles to inspire and motivate your team for meaningful results.
    Explore how luck influences career success and uncover strategies to navigate it for positive impact.
    Grab a copy of Guy’s new bestselling book, Think Remarkable, available anywhere books are sold and visit thinkremarkablebook.com to unlock additional bonus gifts.

    • 28 min
    Justin Roethlingshoefer | Unlocking Personalized Wellness

    Justin Roethlingshoefer | Unlocking Personalized Wellness

    On this episode of The Jon Gordon Show, Jon Gordon talks with Justin Roethlingshoefer, a former professional hockey player with a passion for personalized health. Justin's journey from aspiring NHL star to health and performance expert is both compelling and insightful. Through his company, Own It, Justin is on a mission to educate and empower individuals to take ownership of their health in a personalized way. With a background in exercise science and nutrition, his approach to heart rate variability tracking, cellular deficiency testing, and personalized supplementation is both practical and impactful. Justin's unique blend of personal experience and expertise adds an authentic and relatable touch to the discussion, making his insights on personalized health ownership truly valuable. 
    In this episode, you will be able to:

    Discover the benefits of heart rate variability tracking for optimal wellness.
    Unlock the potential of customized health and wellness plans for your unique needs.
    Understand the importance of cellular deficiency testing for personalized health optimization.
    Explore effective strategies for personalized supplementation tailored to your individual requirements.
    Learn how to implement a personalized health ownership approach for lasting well-being.
    Subscribe to the The Jon Gordon Show to stay updated on new episodes and valuable insights from Jon Gordon and his guests and share this episode with a friend who would benefit from learning about personalized health solutions and the power of ownership.
    Grab a copy of Justin's new bestselling book The Power of Ownership, available anywhere books are sold and visit thepowerofownershipbook.com to unlock additional bonus gifts.
    SPECIAL OFFER:
    For personalized health testing and solutions, visit ownittesting.com to learn more about customizing your health plan based on your unique cellular deficiencies and heart rate variability.
    Use the code JonGordon at ownittesting.com to receive a special offer when you check out.
     
     
     

    • 50 min
    Candace Cameron Bure | Unsung Hero Inspiring Hope

    Candace Cameron Bure | Unsung Hero Inspiring Hope

    This episode will inspire you! 
    I'm joined by Candace Cameron Bure, accomplished actress who you may know from her role as D.J. Tanner on Full House, her appearance on Dancing with the Stars, or her many popular roles on the Hallmark Channel. 
    During this interview we talk about hope, family, faith, and perseverance. Candace shares her mission to make an impact through family entertainment and how that has been brought to life in her latest movie "Unsung Hero," which she is an executive producer on and plays the role of 'Kay Albright.' It's a remarkable true story about having the faith to stand against the odds and achieve success without sacrificing what matters most. The story of the mom in this movie brought me to tears. 
    WATCH UNSUNG HERO
    Highly encourage you to go watch "Unsung Hero" in select theaters now. Watch the trailer and get tickets now at https://unsunghero.movie/
    SIGN UP FOR THE FREE POSITIVE SUMMIT
    Candace’s message will also be shared as part of our 2024 Positive Summit, a FREE online event featuring 30+ top authors, speakers, and leaders all sharing short 5-10 minute messages to help you stay positive overcome challenges and make a greater difference. Sign up at https://thepositivesummit.com/

    • 19 min

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4.8 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

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Tremendous Knowledge Gained

Just stumbled upon this podcast, and I am addicted. Such great knowledge and insights shared on every episode, thank you for this resource!

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Great, uplifting podcast

After hearing Jon speak at a conference, I started listening to his podcast, and am now reading his books. The podcasts and books help me to be a better and brighter person. Thank you for the time you invest in this podcast and for bringing some great guests into the conversation, Jon!

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Being fully alive

What a gift. Thanks for sharing your journey. Huge help. If you don’t already know her. Connect with Dr. Caroline Leaf neural psychologist how is doing interesting work on positive thinking and how the neural pathways to renewing your mind.

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