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From homeless, high school drop out to Entrepreneur, C.E.O. and Ph.D.! Hear first hand how Eric was able to defy the odds, and single-handedly break the negative generational cycles that plagued his family for decades. Join the conversation with ET and co-host Carlas Quinney Jr. and learn how you too can create the life you deserve.

The Secret To Success with CJ, Karl, Jemal & Eric Thomas The Resonance Network

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From homeless, high school drop out to Entrepreneur, C.E.O. and Ph.D.! Hear first hand how Eric was able to defy the odds, and single-handedly break the negative generational cycles that plagued his family for decades. Join the conversation with ET and co-host Carlas Quinney Jr. and learn how you too can create the life you deserve.

    10 Virgins

    10 Virgins

    Picking it up where they left off last week, the guys discuss the necessity of developing patience, the value of helping people in practical ways, and putting forth the type of effort that allows you to obtain things in life for yourself. 

    “One man’s obedience, disobedience, and health are connected to others people's destinies.”

    10:15 - Are you healthy enough emotionally, spiritually, and financially to handle what’s coming your way? Don’t skip the steps of preparation.

    17:05 - Follow what God wants you to do more than following the trends of what people want you to do. Stay true to yourself throughout the process without fearing other people's opinions. 

    20:51 - “Don’t second guess yourself. Trust the decisions you’ve made to get here.” Have confidence in your ability to get the job done. Don’t be afraid of mistakes because they’re a healthy part of every journey.

    40:50 - “Don’t bypass the process for people.” We don’t have the authority to help others as God helps us. Direct people to the ultimate source in God!

    Takeaways
    Keeping Moving Forward! Don’t let anything keep you from moving forward.

    Help people help themselves instead of enabling them. Help them realize their persistence and drive in the face of their challenges is the key to their success.

    Questions

    What areas of your life do you need to obtain oil in?

    Have you found yourself attempting to play the role of God in other people's lives?


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    • 1 hr
    Black And Ugly As Ever

    Black And Ugly As Ever

    Being in the environment along with a successful culture is important for success. In this episode, the guys discuss how those settings should shift your mindset first before behavior can be affected.

    “Look in the mirror and demand accountability from yourself!”

    10:04 - You Owe You Introduction. 

    24:39 - “Develop victory in your niche to be able to help others gain victory.”

    27:03 - “Success can become your greatest weakness if you put your guard down.” Stay diligent in your routine that brought you success in order to sustain it. 

    32:35 - “Grow up so you can then grow out.” There are opportunities awaiting you after the development of you character. 

    39:15 - “Money is not a precursor to health. Internal development and working on mental health is.”

    43:50 - “You’re on the path to help when you no longer care what others think about it.”

    44:12 - “Don’t let society dictate how you feel about a situation. Don’t be afraid to ask for help in areas needed most.”


    Having The It Factor

    Comfortable in knowing who you are

    Knowing what you bring to the table. 


    Takeaways

    Take control of your situation that brings trouble and sorrow. From there you’ll find life. 

    Take principles from successful people, then apply it to your life. 


    Listener Perks

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    We 50 Now

    We 50 Now

    In this episode, the guys discuss the difference between earning, creating, elevating, and “giving” opportunities in your field of interest. The Secret To Success Mindset is also unveiled to being prepared to achieve & sustain success

    8:33 - “Stay ready so that when an opportunity comes, you can kill it.” - Jemal

    14:05 - “There are opportunities within the opportunity.” Look for ways to improve & elevate the environments you’re placed in. 

    15:15 - “Opportunities aren’t about money.” Your confidence, individualism, and professionalism can grow in environments. Discern your surroundings for opportunities to grow. 

    20:21 - “If you don’t know what to work on, work on yourself.” Moose

    28:21 - “You can’t lose anything you’re working on.” 

    31:26 - “Don’t let the present picture distort where you ultimately want to be.”

    Turnaround Takeaways


    If you want an opportunity, work on yourself until it presents itself. 

    Hold your weight! Be specific and confident with what you do when speaking to people about opportunities. 

    Giving opportunities should be mutual. Stray away from presenting one-sided ideas or opportunities. People will be more inclined to help when it benefits both parties. 


    Questions
    What are you doing when the opportunity has not presented itself yet? How persistent are you when working on your craft?

    Listener Perks

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Bread Winners

    Bread Winners

    In this episode, Mark Edmond, Charles Alexander & Jemel Lewis from the Black Bread Company share the story behind creating the first black-owned bread company amidst a global pandemic. 

    “If a dream has been placed in your heart, You Owe You to see that dream to fruition!” Preorder your copy today! https://etinspires.com/you-owe-you 

    8:25 - How the Black Bread Company turned an idea into conception.

    13:50 - “Get to a point where you don’t have excuses and have solutions instead.”

    16:55 - “Put up everything you have.” Investing everything you have and having faith that God will provide is vital in starting. 

    20:50 - Is your product ready for presentation before reaching out to people that can help?

    Takeaways

    Don’t be embarrassed to fail.

    Don’t tell people about what you’re doing until it’s done—be cautious about who you share your dream with. 

    Come with action steps each week. 

    Don’t  create products that people don’t need. 


    Questions
    Are your friends saying good things about you when you aren’t around?

    If your looking to gain equity within the company, head to Blackbreadco.com and click the invest option to join!

    Join our discord for dialogue about each episode! 
    https://discord.com/channels/926912220351328346/979048981134970994


    Listener Perks


    Organifi Is giving our listeners up to 20% off of their order! Just go to www.organifi.com/success. Support your journey from sunrise to sunset with fan-favorite superfoods backed by science to replenish micronutrients, support energy and balance hormones from am to pm with our customer favorites.


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    Indeed makes it easy to hire great talent. According to ComScore, Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide. • Start hiring RIGHT NOW with a SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLAR SPONSORED JOB CREDIT to upgrade your first job post at Indeed.com/SUCCESS . You can earn up to an additional FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR CREDIT by conducting virtual interviews! Go to Indeed.com/SUCCESS to claim your SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLAR CREDIT NOW.



    BABBEL is an app that makes learning a new language fun & easy with no artificial lesson plans! Make your way over to www.babbel.com/SUCCESS to receive up to 60% off of your subscription. Enjoy the perks of lessons, podcast & live classes, and 14 languages to choose from. There's also a Twenty day money back guarantee!


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    • 56 min
    A Happy Package

    A Happy Package

    Adversity will strike us all at some point in our lives. A productive mindset will prepare us to be steadfast during “troubled” times. Listen closely as the guys share their testimonies and insights on the blessings adversity can bring.

    26:45 - “If you can only win during the happy and good times, it’ll be hard to win when adversity strikes.” 

    27:25 - “Growth is the biggest separator of change.”

    35:40 - “What you go through strengthens your faith muscle!” Don’t be premature by walking away from pressure of your current situation. There’s a lesson to be learned in those moments. James 1:2-4

    Questions
    Do you abandon trials in life that will elevate you to the next level?

    Takeaways 
    Hustle & grind no matter what your current level of success.

    Success does not exclude you from having problems in your life. 

    Break the cycle of thinking when something bad happens, good can’t be produced from it. 


    Listener Perks


    Organifi Is giving our listeners up to 20% off of their order! Just go to www.organifi.com/success. Support your journey from sunrise to sunset with fan-favorite superfoods backed by science to replenish micronutrients, support energy and balance hormones from am to pm with our customer favorites.


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    • 52 min
    F***** The GPS

    F***** The GPS

    Everyone wants to be successful until it’s time to navigate unknown and uncomfortable transitions. In this episode, the guys discuss how you can identify lessons, strengths, and resources that’ll help you break out of familiar patterns. 

    10:20 - “Keep pushing through the anxiety of the unknown.”

    26:45 - What process have you tried your way that hasn’t yielded the desired results? Have you tried someone else’s approach to obtain a different perspective? 

    41:55 - “Don’t make the fear your focus.”

    48:02 - ET breaks down the gathering of different GPS systems along the journey. 

    54:08 - Anxiety can come from making your journey and destination about you. Think about the people who you’re helping along the way with your testimony. 

    57:18 - Start working before people help you. People are more inclined to help when they see you putting in the effort first. 

    GPS - Don’t Aimlessly Drive
    1. Know where you are going. Set the vision. 
    2. Know how long it’ll take. Understand stuff happens along the way. 
    3. Motion is not progress. 

    Takeaways 
    Don’t immerse yourself in two different programs with different philosophies. Pick one and stay consistent. 

    When you know what you want, following blueprints will become easier. 

    Take the risk!

    Listener Perks

    Organifi Is giving our listeners up to 20% off of their order! Just go to www.organifi.com/success. Support your journey from sunrise to sunset with fan-favorite superfoods backed by science to replenish micronutrients, support energy and balance hormones from am to pm with our customer favorites.


    Mizzen + Main provides high quality fabric clothing for comfort you can feel and performance you can trust. Enjoy performance fabric modern tailored clothes that are comfortable, lightweight, breathable, moisture wicking, and machine washable. You can also get recommended options from the website from answering a few questions that fits your preferred style! with modern tailoring. Head over to www.mizzenandmain.com to receive $25 dollars off any order of $130 or more.


    Indeed makes it easy to hire great talent. According to ComScore, Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide. • Start hiring RIGHT NOW with a SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLAR SPONSORED JOB CREDIT to upgrade your first job post at Indeed.com/SUCCESS . You can earn up to an additional FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR CREDIT by conducting virtual interviews! Go to Indeed.com/SUCCESS to claim your SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLAR CREDIT NOW.

    • 1 hr 15 min

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