35 episodes

An ICON isn’t defined just by fame or financial impact. Many of the wealthiest people to ever live have died and just as easily become forgotten.

An ICON is defined by purpose, impact, achievement and contribution to society.

A SHINING ICON recognizes that their IDENTITY is based on their impact on the world and how they will be remembered forever.

The SHINING ICON podcast aims to dig deep into the past, current and future ICONS of the world, while discovering what drives someone to fulfill a purpose bigger than their own.

In each episode, host Carson Jones dives into what makes someone iconic, far beyond the financial achievements and accolades that most desire.

We discover what drives their purpose? What legacy they want to leave behind, how they turned their pain into power, and lessons they share with those aspiring to create their own ICONIC legacy.

ICONS are not born ICONS. They become them via a calling, a purpose or a necessity to change lives and impact the world.

These are their stories…

The Shining Icon Show Carson Jones

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    • 4.9 • 214 Ratings

An ICON isn’t defined just by fame or financial impact. Many of the wealthiest people to ever live have died and just as easily become forgotten.

An ICON is defined by purpose, impact, achievement and contribution to society.

A SHINING ICON recognizes that their IDENTITY is based on their impact on the world and how they will be remembered forever.

The SHINING ICON podcast aims to dig deep into the past, current and future ICONS of the world, while discovering what drives someone to fulfill a purpose bigger than their own.

In each episode, host Carson Jones dives into what makes someone iconic, far beyond the financial achievements and accolades that most desire.

We discover what drives their purpose? What legacy they want to leave behind, how they turned their pain into power, and lessons they share with those aspiring to create their own ICONIC legacy.

ICONS are not born ICONS. They become them via a calling, a purpose or a necessity to change lives and impact the world.

These are their stories…

    The Art Of Making Things Happen & Being Pissed Off | Steve Sims

    The Art Of Making Things Happen & Being Pissed Off | Steve Sims

    Steve Sims is the visionary founder of the world’s first luxury concierge that delivers the highest level of personalized travel, transportation, and cutting-edge entertainment services to corporate executives, celebrities, professional athletes, and other discerning individuals interested in living life to its fullest.
     
    Just some of the extraordinary experiences that Steve and his team have made possible for his A-list clientele include:
    Closed a museum in Florence for a private dinner party for 6 at the feet of Michelangelo’s David and had Andrea Bocelli come in and serenade the guests Taking a submarine trip to the Titanic Becoming James Bond for a weekend in Monte Carlo Hanging out and jamming with celebrity recording artists, such as Guns & Roses drummer Matt Sorum and playing guitar with ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Taking private cooking lessons with the world’s finest executive chefs In addition, Steve has also:
    Been featured in Ivy League publications, including: Forbes, The Wall St. Journal, South China Post and The London Times and over 50 others Invited to speak regularly at Luxury Clubs, Entrepreneurial Groups & Universities worldwide, and even had the honor to Speak at Harvard – TWICE! Worked for Royalty, Presidents, A-list celebrities, the rich and famous and the richer and unknown.  Consulted for major award shows, credit card companies, luxury brands and even consulted for well-known consultants 🙂 Did we mention he’s even spoken at the Pentagon?  
    “STEVE SIMS DEFINES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF”
    - ELTON JOHN
     
     
    Order Steves book “Bluefishing” https://www.amazon.com/Bluefishing-Art-Making-Things-Happen/dp/1501152521/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
     
    Visit us: https://shiningicon.com/
     
    Write your next Best-Selling Book: https://shiningicon.com/book

    • 56 min
    Real Estate, Taxes & Guarding Your Liberty | Dr. Thaddeus Gala

    Real Estate, Taxes & Guarding Your Liberty | Dr. Thaddeus Gala

    On today’s episode, Thaddeus Gala joins the show. Thaddeus is the founder of Guardians Mastermind, where he focuses on health, wealth, and making an impact on the world. As an entrepreneur at heart, he mentors business owners and leaders on how to grow and scale their businesses. He has helped entrepreneurs save millions in taxes and works with top financial advisors on helping business owners reduce their tax liability by up to 96% every year keeping their money completely liquid.
    Dr. Gala initially went into natural health care to save his mom's life after she was facing a debilitating condition doctors claimed would have her forever wheelchair-bound. Today, his mother is healthy and thriving. Now he oversees over 50,000 yearly patient interactions in his clinics.
    On April 25-28th, Thaddeus is hosting the yearly Guardians Mastermind, headlined by GaryVee, David Meltzer, our Co-host Jaramy Eugene Wilson and a lineup of world-class speakers. You won’t want to miss this event.
    Register Here: https://go.guardiansretreat.com/
    Follow Thaddeus: https://www.instagram.com/galathaddeus/
    Shining Icon: https://shiningicon.com 

    • 52 min
    PMA, Non-Refundable Minutes & UPSIDERS | Bobby & Sofia Castro

    PMA, Non-Refundable Minutes & UPSIDERS | Bobby & Sofia Castro

    On this episode, Bobby & Sofia Castro join the show! Bobby & Sofia started from very humble beginnings. Bobby has a 9th grade education and Sofia a 10th grade education. They didn’t let other people tell them what they could accomplish.
     
    Together, Bobby & Sofia built and sold a company for $1 Billion and today they have $750 Million in Multi-Family real estate assets. How did they do it? By becoming “UPSIDERS” Listen ad Bobby & Sofia share their trademarked phrases like PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) and “Non-Refundable Minutes.” They say they had to unplug from their environment and work on themselves first.
     
    Today, Bobby’s entrepreneurial journey has allowed him to be financially independent and provide generational wealth for his family. He’s had the honor of being recognized by Inc. 500/5000 List 13 times, Forbes, Fortune Magazine, Entrepreneur, Hispanic 500, Wallstreet Journal, Bloomberg, CNBC, and was even the recipient of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2012.
     
    So, if there’s one thing that Bobby knows, it’s that above all, the key to scaling a business is leadership. As a leader of a successful company for more than 18 years, Bobby instilled a positive mental attitude (PMA™) in his team by creating a workplace environment that inspired top-level performance and unheard-of revenue returns.
     
    You won’t want to miss this episode and stay tuned for Bobby’s upcoming book!
     
    To contact Bobby, visit: https://nonrefundableminutes.com/
     
    To contact Sofia, visit: http://sofiacastroofficial.com/

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Breakthrough Code | Tom McCarthy

    The Breakthrough Code | Tom McCarthy

    Tom McCarthy is a father of two, husband of 30 years, CEO or Board Member of 8 companies, an early-stage investor in over 40 companies, and worldwide philanthropist.
     
    In the corporate world, Tom’s clients include Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Salesforce, Met Life and many others. He has also helped several CEO’s and Executive Teams realize their dream of taking their companies public.
     
    Tom is the Best Selling author of his new book, The Breakthrough Code, available everywhere books are sold.
     
    What is The Breakthrough Code? A Story about a life without limits! If you’re someone with big dreams or building a vision and especially if you’ve already created something.
     
    ​You already know how challenging yet necessary it is to know where to focus, how to overcome your limits and when to re-invent yourself to stay relevant.
     
    ​In fact, almost 95% of our daily activities are dictated by our habits.
     
    ​The Breakthrough Code is about understanding how to create laser focus, upgrading your mental powers and getting what you want easier and faster by becoming a codebreaker.
     
    Tom has been called the World’s #1 High Stakes Performance Coach and he has been selected by Forbes as an expert and thought leader in the areas of leadership, communication, and peak performance for their Knowledge Innovation Center.
     
    Order The Breakthrough Code: https://thebreakthroughcode.com/
     
    For more, visit: https://shiningicon.com/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Prohibited Profits: Secrets of Wealth Hidden From The Masses | Seth Maniscalco

    Prohibited Profits: Secrets of Wealth Hidden From The Masses | Seth Maniscalco

    UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF WEALTH HIDDEN FROM THE MASSES.
    Crypto Wealth Coach Founder & Best Selling Author, Seth Maniscalco joins the show.
    What is Prohibited Profits?

    Whether you are an accredited investor new to investment or have just wanted to find a way to capitalize on modern shifts in wealth during these difficult times.

    You already know how difficult, yet important it is to stay up to date on relevant data, make decisions without emotions and be able to practically predict the future.

    In fact, Most people already know that 1% of the population holds 98% of the wealth. There are only a few opportunities in each lifetime, to join those ranks. We are living through one of those rare opportunities, now.

    Prohibited Profits shares how you can learn from history, giving you proven modern-day strategies to capture wealth and secure a fortune that will outlive you and your ancestors.

    Learn Seth Maniscalco’s proven 11-point checklist on locating opportunities years before they are mainstream. Seth also shares how to spot 1000%+ upside opportunities, how to take advantage of them, how to reduce risk, planning for exits and most importantly, how to KEEP more of your hard earned money.
     
    Who is Seth Maniscalco: 
    "I invested in my first RothIRA at 19yrs old while living abroad and I have been investing in Wall Street & technology for over 20 Years… So many of these so called “crypto gurus” have barely been alive for 20 years and they lack experience in ALL of the money markets… My results come from a place of integrity because I have been doing this for a very long time and I’ve learned many valuable lessons along my journey… Stocks, Real Estate, Foreign Exchange, Binary Options, a $35M annual business, and I always put my customers first… If you decide to jump in to crypto because it’s hot, be sure to partner with someone who has hands on experience in technology, a BS in Electronics, and an advanced education in the most important aspect of this space…Blockchain Technology!"- Seth
     
    Buy Prohibited Profits: https://prohibitedprofits.com/
    Buy On Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Prohibited-Profits-Unlock-secrets-wealth/dp/B09M5456LM
     
    For more, visit: https://shiningicon.com

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Connecting NFT’s, Values & Real Life Community | Brian Fanzo

    Connecting NFT’s, Values & Real Life Community | Brian Fanzo

    Brian Fanzo Brian Fanzo is a digital futurist keynote speaker who translates the trends of tomorrow to inspire change today. His customized and personalized programs showcase real-world stories and examples of forward-thinking people and businesses.
     
    He teaches companies of all sizes how to leverage technology in real-time in order to engage their customers at the right time. Brian has a gift for bringing people together online and offline.
     
    He has worked in 76 countries, highlighting his passion for change, collaboration, and technology.
     
    On this episode, we dive deep into the world of NFT’s. We talk about the importance of community and culture, both in the virtual world and in real life. What you will begin to understand, is the connection between NFT/virtual communities and their real-life application.
     
    Listen and Brian and Carson discuss the connection between authenticity, vulnerability, community, connection, shared values, and the ability to find your tribe through NFT's.
     
    Brian explains the importance of art, utility and security in the industry for anyone getting into the NFT space.
     
    He is also the host of the NFT 365 podcast and founder of $ADHD coin. You can learn more about Brian and all of his projects by joining his discord subscribing to his podcast or joining his discord (Links below).
     
    Listen to NFT 365: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nft-365-1st-daily-podcast-buying-an-nft-mint-every-day/id1594917193
    Join Fanzo's Discord: https://discord.com/invite/adhdcoin
    Follow on Instagram:
    https://instagram.com/isocialfanz
     

    • 1 hr 17 min

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