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We are dedicated to helping listeners Learn, Grow, & Transform into the person they want to become.

The show focuses on training the mind to adapt to any circumstance, and each episode features discussions on topics that promote mental adaptability and personal growth. The podcast includes guest interviews, book recommendations, weekly challenges, and practical advice to foster self-improvement and success. We've covered themes like overcoming adversity, the importance of emotional intelligence in leadership, and strategies for enhancing productivity and focus.

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We are dedicated to helping listeners Learn, Grow, & Transform into the person they want to become.

The show focuses on training the mind to adapt to any circumstance, and each episode features discussions on topics that promote mental adaptability and personal growth. The podcast includes guest interviews, book recommendations, weekly challenges, and practical advice to foster self-improvement and success. We've covered themes like overcoming adversity, the importance of emotional intelligence in leadership, and strategies for enhancing productivity and focus.

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    Navigating Circus Life and Business with Alisha Rickman | Ep 99

    Navigating Circus Life and Business with Alisha Rickman | Ep 99

    Alisha Rickman Talks Circus Training, Business Challenges, & The Importance of Presence

    On this episode, we have the privilege of speaking with Alisha Rickman, a passionate entrepreneur and co-founder of the Arizona Circus Center in Phoenix. With over a decade of experience in the event and circus industry, Alisha’s journey takes us through the intricate world of advanced circus disciplines, the physical and mental challenges of injury recovery, and the balancing act of running a successful business.

    Alisha emphasizes the importance of being present and celebrating successes, and she shares invaluable insights on how technology can often lead us to over-optimize, missing the joy in the moment. We'll also delve into her personal stories of overcoming financial stress, ACL reconstruction, managing team dynamics, and the ongoing quest to find the perfect business space.

    Join us as we explore Alisha’s inspirational path, her strategic approaches to handling feedback and communication, and the significance of creating an inclusive, safe space for her circus community. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, an athlete, or simply looking to be inspired, Alisha’s story is one you won’t want to miss.

    Enjoy the episode!



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    📚 Timestamped overview

    00:00 Introducing Alisha Rickman | Ep 99

    02:21 Passionate advocate becomes cofounder of circus center.

    09:56 Recovery from ACL surgery for athletics was tough.

    11:32 Athletic non-athletes find motivation in physical therapy.

    18:02 College didn't teach practical, real-world skills.

    23:40 Brene Brown's inspiring advice for business owners.

    29:09 Striving to relax control and embrace openness.

    35:05 Considering options for future in circus performing.

    40:58 Brene Brown's books brought comfort and guidance.

    43:59 Business ownership involves vital staff communication skills.

    50:56 Clear communication and expectations are key.

    57:57 Early business concerns about potential future barriers.

    01:02:17 Efficient practice builds skills for longevity.

    01:06:45 Prioritized self-improvement but now focuses on the present.

    01:11:08 Navigating mental and physical challenges after ACL surgery.

    01:17:50 Embrace the challenge of being present daily.



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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Achieving Goals with Perseverance: Pharaoh Kelley on Health, Real Estate, and Resilience | Ep 98

    Achieving Goals with Perseverance: Pharaoh Kelley on Health, Real Estate, and Resilience | Ep 98

    Pharaoh Kelley From Homelessness to Entrepreneur

    We're thrilled to have Pharaoh Kelley return for a second insightful and inspiring conversation. From struggling with health issues to creating Juice My Type, a company dedicated to making 100% organic and accessible juices, Pharaoh walks us through his remarkable journey. We'll dive into his personal transformation, the motivating factors behind his entrepreneurial ventures, and the challenges and triumphs he’s faced along the way.

    Pharaoh illuminates the importance of mental and physical health, cherishing moments with loved ones, and the value of resilience and hard work. Together, they discuss the perils of chasing quick success, the impact of male role models, and the significance of community engagement. Pharaoh's journey from adversity to accomplishment is sure to inspire and motivate you to take charge of your own path.

    Stay tuned as Pharaoh Kelley opens up about his dedication to helping others, the profound lessons he's learned, and his unwavering commitment to personal growth and well-being. This episode is packed with insights, heartwarming stories, and practical advice you won't miss.

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    📚 Timestamped overview

    00:00 Welcome, Introduction Of Pharaoh Kelley

    03:08 Pharaoh's mission: break the generational cycle and empower change.

    09:27 The Capitalist system offers an opportunity to start anew.

    13:10 Persistence paid off: from homelessness to realtor.

    16:33 Rebel at heart, wary of quitting. Family example.

    24:37 Reflect, identify goals, and determine motivation.

    29:49 Good food takes time and effort to achieve.

    35:29 Reflecting on tough times, finding motivation to continue.

    38:14 Balancing work and family is important.

    42:49 Creating memories with my son brings joy.

    51:51 Community must raise young adults for the future.

    54:19 Encouraging young independence while providing constructive guidance.

    01:01:01 Remember to prioritize physical and mental health.

    01:07:36 Challenges in staying active and motivated.

    01:13:28 Time flies, lessons learned, never give up.

    01:16:41 Be a student, learn, and improve yourself.

    01:20:03 Exercise, positivity, sleep, and self-affirmation matter.

    01:26:23 Great episode; share with two others. Stay connected.



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    #SocialChameleonShow #PharaohKelley #HomelessnessToEntrepreneur #AchievingGoalsWithPerseverance #Perserverance #Goals #GoalSetting



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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Creating Space for Change: Daniel Ludevig on Leadership, Feedback, and Team Dynamics | Ep 97

    Creating Space for Change: Daniel Ludevig on Leadership, Feedback, and Team Dynamics | Ep 97

    Welcome back to another compelling episode of the Social Chameleon Show! This episode features an incredibly insightful conversation with our special guest, Daniel Ludevig—an innovative facilitator, trainer, and transformation coach based in Germany and Spain. With a rich background in psychology and economics, Daniel has dedicated his career to transforming mindsets and behaviors, enhancing integrity, confidence, clarity, and resilience in leaders and teams.

    In this episode, Daniel takes us through his extraordinary journey—from facing layoffs during the financial crisis in New York City to discovering purpose through dance and yoga and ultimately launching Move Leadership. We dive deep into the importance of creating space for cracks in group communication, the power of external validation, and the necessity of embracing one's strengths while addressing one's shadow sides.
    Daniel also shares valuable insights from his work with cancer patients, emphasizing the impact of mindset on overcoming challenges. We discuss how spontaneity and structure can coexist, the potent role of reframing negative self-talk, and the need for uncomfortable conversations to foster inclusivity and innovation within companies.

    Daniel introduces his latest endeavor, the Modern Leader program—an initiative designed to offer sustainable, holistic leadership development with an emphasis on accountability and community. Tune in to learn how you can navigate your own leadership journey, rekindle your inner belief, and rewrite your internal narratives for personal and professional growth. This is an episode packed with practical wisdom and transformative guidance you won't want to miss. So, let's dive right in!

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    📚 Timestamped Overview:

    00:00 Embracing fear and seizing life's opportunities.
    19:28 Self talk crucial for identity and worth.
    26:22 Personal growth through work and relationships reflection.
    35:07 Embracing spontaneity and flexibility reshapes my story.
    51:33 I keep promises and hate feeling guilty.
    54:25 Addressing procrastination, creativity, and self-improvement in teams.
    01:06:04 Dana Coleman researches benefits of appreciating others.
    01:16:05 Choosing a positive mindset in challenging times.
    01:29:53 Recognizing diversity and fostering uncomfortable conversations.
    01:43:39 Uniting people through shared dissatisfaction, intention, change.
    01:54:49 Identify, cluster, and weaken negative inner voices.
    01:58:56 Language shapes thoughts, self-talk, and beliefs.

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    #SocialChameleonShow #DanielLudevig #Leadership # Feedback #TeamDynamics #CreatingSpaceForChange

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    • 2 hr 2 min
    From Beginner to Top 5%: How 17 Minutes a Day Can Transform Your Life | Ep 96

    From Beginner to Top 5%: How 17 Minutes a Day Can Transform Your Life | Ep 96

    Welcome to another engaging episode of the Social Chameleon Show, where transformation through learning and growth is our game. Today's episode is a deep dive into the "Rule of 100," a powerful concept that could significantly up your skills game. Imagine investing just 17 minutes a day into learning something new, and before you know it, you're outperforming 95% of people worldwide in that skill. Intrigued? We’re here to explain how dedicating a mere 100 hours a year or about 17 minutes daily can propel you into the top tier of virtually any discipline, from languages to coding to fitness. We draw on insights from thought leaders like Cal Newport and Tim Ferriss, and touches on Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000-hour rule, all leading us back to the rule of 100 and its potential to revolutionize how we approach mastery and personal development. Grab a seat, and let's dissect the nuances of this rule, figuring out how we often underestimate what we can accomplish in a year and how a systematic effort, 100 reps at a time, can lead to an easy life through hard choices. Ready to become part of the top 5%? Let's begin.



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    📚 Timestamped overview

    00:00 Maximize time for personal and career growth.

    05:30 Consistent effort leads to significant improvement over time.

    08:04 Embrace quantity over quality for continuous improvement.

    11:31 Setting milestones crucial for project management success.

    14:34 Resolve complaints, satisfy customers, drive revenue, gain fans.

    18:37 Best-selling books on habits, simplicity, mindfulness.

    20:29 "Fantastic resource for focused, uninterrupted work."

    23:04 Make tough choices for an easier life.



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    • 24 min
    Unmasking Everyday Sabotage: Lessons From The Simple Sabotage Field Manual | Ep 95 Book Review

    Unmasking Everyday Sabotage: Lessons From The Simple Sabotage Field Manual | Ep 95 Book Review

    Simple Sabotage Field Manual: Dissecting Destructive Behaviors In Life & Business.

    For this book review episode, we delve into the intriguing world of clandestine tactics by reviewing the "Simple Sabotage Field Manual," originally published by the OSS. This manual caught my attention after episode 390 of the Jocko podcast, and we're gonna explore how the subversive strategies detailed within it parallel modern life and business practices.

    Join me as we unpack the art of identifying and weeding out vulnerabilities, all while questioning redundant systems and inefficiencies that might be remnants of a bygone era. We'll tackle the delicate balance of embracing technology and shedding unnecessary procedures to boost productivity and streamline our work environments.

    This episode is about avoiding the pitfalls that can lead to unintentional self-sabotage, from cognitive overload to ensuring strong maintenance of personal and industrial equipment. We'll touch on potential employee behaviors that could undermine success and the pressing need for rigorous standard operating procedures to ward off accidents and the specter of sabotage.


    But it's not just about thwarting external threats; we'll question our own psychological biases, the strength of our beliefs, and the traps of groupthink that could lead us down the path of destructive actions, even when convinced of a greater cause.

    Strap in as we dissect these wartime techniques, consider their relevance to our current society and provide actionable insights on building an antifragile life and business. It's time to strengthen your defenses, inside and out, on this episode of the Social Chameleon Show.

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    📚 Timestamped Overview
    00:00 Declassified field manual offers insights for life.
    05:58 Reevaluate beliefs periodically to ensure relevance.
    11:23 Activity causing accidents and delays for sabotage.
    20:09 Employees education on simple sabotage and gossip.
    26:27 Committing acts now harder due to technology.
    28:25 Preparing for military strategy and fortifying oneself.
    33:07 Ensure safety measures for potential accidents. Check insurance.
    37:48 Use metals and steel responsibly for security.
    44:34 Consider borrowing tools and finding cheaper tires.
    52:26 Outdated inventory procedures causing inefficiency and delays.
    53:41 Efficiency, steps, shortcut, government committee size.
    01:01:38 Reducing worker turnover: a costly challenge for companies.
    01:04:25 Drawn-out work ethic, stalling tactics, casual attitude.
    01:12:49 Questioning understanding, confirm capabilities, clarify through writing.
    01:19:55 Beware of thinking we are rational.
    01:20:55 Limiting daily activities can optimize productivity and health.
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    The $10 Trillion Trust Economy: Phil Johnson's Emotional Intelligence Insights | Ep 94

    The $10 Trillion Trust Economy: Phil Johnson's Emotional Intelligence Insights | Ep 94

    Welcome to another episode of the Social Chameleon Show, where we explore the fascinating colors of human potential. Today, we are diving deep into the realms of emotional intelligence and authentic leadership with none other than Phil Johnson—founder and CEO of the Master of Business Leadership program.

    Phil's journey is as remarkable as his mission. Born a fighter, overcoming the challenges of prematurity and dyslexia, Phil transformed his perceived disabilities into catalysts for change and pathways to success. Following a life-altering decision at the tender age of 14, after losing his mother, Phil committed to a life of service, eventually leading to the creation of his globally impactful leadership program.

    In Episode 94, Phil and I unpack the power of emotions in shaping our decisions and behaviors, discuss the invaluable role of emotional intelligence in our personal and professional lives and reveal the stark reality of its scarcity in today's fast-paced world. Apple’s focus on emotional intelligence and their undeniable success is a testament to the theory that understanding our feelings can be a foundation for innovation and change.

    Phil isn’t just talking the talk; he’s also walking the walk—quite literally on his idea-inspiring 3 a.m. walks without distractions. He generously extends an invitation to connect with him, offering free access to his audiobook and sharing insights on how to engage with his Master of Business Leadership program, a transformative experience with a proven track record of success.

    Get ready to challenge your weekly routine and fortify your emotional connections as Phil shares his expertise on emotional labor, attraction, and the hidden cost of maintaining comfort zones. As we embrace discomfort, we unlock our potential for creativity, growth, and triumph.

    Stay tuned as we reveal how to leverage your emotions to foster trust, engagement, and success at a higher level than ever before—both in life and business.



    Enjoy the episode!



    📚 Timestamped overview

    00:00 Social media show featuring Phil Johnson's success.

    03:22 Dyslexia, grief, and life's brevity remembered.

    07:46 Perceived disabilities can lead to emotional strength.

    09:59 Emotional labor develops leadership, increases success.

    13:27 Facing fear and anxiety leads to growth.

    19:01 Apple stores prioritize customer emotional intelligence and satisfaction.

    21:06 Stop giving away your energy to others.

    25:16 Emotional labor brings endless ROI, requires commitment.

    29:04 Victims have codependent relationships, attract others.

    32:06 Disability requires emotional labor and fear management.

    34:11 Motivation comes from pain or passion.

    37:18 Decisiveness is key to overcoming pain.

    41:33 Overcome initial struggle for a better life.

    43:18 Evolution has honed our ability to sense.

    46:38 Strangers share life stories due to triggering.

    51:50 Early morning walks bring inner stillness and inspiration.

    52:37 Walking without distractions boosts brain function.



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