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Benjamin Boekweg, Presenter, Mentor, Author, and Host of this podcast will take you on a journey of discovery, uncovering what great power lies locked within your remarkable mind. How your brain works, why you have habits, how to make the habits you want, how to overcome embarrassment, why some people seem to get ahead and others seem stuck, etc. This is Personal Development made simple and easy to understand.

Unlock Your Genius: Personal Development made simple and understandable Benjamin Boekweg

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Benjamin Boekweg, Presenter, Mentor, Author, and Host of this podcast will take you on a journey of discovery, uncovering what great power lies locked within your remarkable mind. How your brain works, why you have habits, how to make the habits you want, how to overcome embarrassment, why some people seem to get ahead and others seem stuck, etc. This is Personal Development made simple and easy to understand.

    UYG 018 : 6 Steps to Turn Desires into Gold

    UYG 018 : 6 Steps to Turn Desires into Gold

    Summary: What if I were to tell you that thoughts are things that can literally, when properly utilized, transform into gold? In this episode, Benjamin shares the story of Napoleon Hill and his famous book, Think and Grow Rich, along with the 6 Steps to turn Desires into Gold.







    “No one was created to be mediocre.” – Benjamin Boekweg







    Think and Grow Rich – https://www.amazon.com/Think-Grow-Rich-Publication-Foundation/dp/1937879488/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=HGIDSADK9KJD&dchild=1&keywords=think+and+grow+rich+napoleon+hill&qid=1594958158&s=books&sprefix=think+a%2Cstripbooks%2C216&sr=1-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEyTUhJVDZEVVBTVEwzJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNDc2MjIwNjZXR1cyQTlJWk45JmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTAzMzc0NTgyWVlCTkk5M1NXOTVMJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfYXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==







    Questions: podcast@heraldsoflife.com







    In this episode:







    * The definition of Impossible* Napoleon Hill* Burning Desire* Success conscious vs failure conscious* Our Greatest weakness* Our second greatest weakness* 6 Steps1-Exact Amount2-What to exchange for it3-Definite date4-Definite plan5-Write the statement6-Read aloud twice each day* Story of Blair* Auto-sugestion* Poem of thought

    • 47 min
    UYG 017 : Capturing Unrealized Dreams

    UYG 017 : Capturing Unrealized Dreams

    Summary: Have you ever had a dream that you didn’t take action on? Have you ever wondered what it takes to move forward in taking action? In this episode, Benjamin dissects one the great American story of Sylvester Stallone and his rags-to-riches story.







    “No one was created to be mediocre.” – Benjamin Boekweg







    Sylvester Stallone – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJvPD2u3YBI







    Rocky Balboa – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk82j1jQw_8







    Questions: podcast@heraldsoflife.com







    In this episode:







    * Unrealized dreams* Who is Sylvester Stallone* Rags to riches* The story of the Rocky script* Keep talking, you might hit a nerve* Our fear of rejection* Behind every relationship there is a resource* What to do when you are told “No”* Run out of NO’s* Keep Moving Forward







    “Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious… and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

    • 42 min
    UYG 016 : How to Doubt your Doubts

    UYG 016 : How to Doubt your Doubts

    Summary: Do you have great ideas but never feel qualified to do it? In this episode, Benjamin explains why we have a tendency to discount our own abilities and doubt our qualification to achieve our great ideas, while drawing upon the wisdom of John Maxwell, John D. Rockefeller, Robert Collier, Jim Rohn, Zig Ziglar, Michael Jordan, George S. Patton, Winston Churchill, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Henry Ford, and Ed Cole.







    “No one was created to be mediocre.” – Benjamin Boekweg







    Questions: podcast@heraldsoflife.com







    In this episode:







    * So you have a great idea* The great “over-protective parent” with our head* Why we doubt ourselves* The purpose of self-sabotage* The child analogy: how we see qualification* Your cake is not baked yet!* The body vs spirit struggle* Example* The downward thought spiral* Our internal “search engine”* The desire for growth* If you don’t know where to start, get more information* How to easily build confidence and motivation* What success and failure actually are* The great lie of our subconscious* How to doubt your doubts1- Begin with the mindset: “I’m building a better me.”2- Fail until you succeed3- Always keep learning







    “What great potential do you have that you are discounting because someone else is better at it or further along than you are?” – Benjamin Boekweg

    • 47 min
    UYG 015 : What Else Could be True

    UYG 015 : What Else Could be True

    Summary: I got a call from the doctor…now I get to practice what I preach! Benjamin recounts how an evening with alarming news started down the road of pessimism and resentment, and just what he did to take control of his thoughts and emotions.







    Questions: podcast@heraldsoflife.com







    In this episode:







    * A Surprise call from the Doctor* The story my brain made up* Past issues and emotions that came up* The design that defaults negative* The battle of body vs spirit* Finding the opportunity in problems* How the brain pioratized memories* The “interrupt” question* How to change the emotion surrounding a memory* Why some people are always negative or always positive* What silver lining I discovered* The positive in the problem* What else could I change as a result?* How to find the positive1- Ask yourslef “What else could be true?”2- Find the “silver lining”3- Attach new, positive emotions







    “What else could be true?” – Ann Washburn

    • 39 min
    UYG 014 : The Problem isn’t the Problem

    UYG 014 : The Problem isn’t the Problem

    Summary: The problem isn’t the problem. We all think problems are a sign that something is wrong with us or with what we are trying to do. The answer is actually quite surprising. Benjamin dives into our perspective on what a problem really is and why some people get paralyzed by problems while others seem to thrive despite having them.







    Questions: podcast@heraldsoflife.comSteve Jobs speech – https://youtu.be/UF8uR6Z6KLc







    In this episode:







    * I discovered a problem* What we all think a problem is* Our perception of successful people and problems* The staircase of life* What problems really are for* Steve Jobs* The Law of the Highway* Reason’s to look back1- Gratitude for how far you come2- Service – help others get where you are* Reason’s to look forward1- See your end destination (your goal, where you want to be)2- Notice where you are currently, so that the steps in between become clear







    “The problem is not the problem; thinking the problem is the problem is the problem.” – Kirk Duncan

    • 37 min
    UYG 013 : Is there an Equation for Success

    UYG 013 : Is there an Equation for Success

    Summary: Is there an actual equation for success? Can you simply say this plus this plus this equals success? Benjamin tackles this question while drawing on the wisdom of several successful people and what they attribute their success to, including Arnold Schwarzenegger.







    Questions: podcast@heraldsoflife.comArnold Schwarzenegger – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TEc_qyKQ0c







    In this episode:







    * What is a success equation* What we all know* What we are all taught* The value of Relationships* Definition of Success* Evidence from famous quotes* Success vs Wealthy* 4 Pieces to the equation1- Hard Work2- Education and Skills3- People Skills4- Mindset* What Arnold Schwarzenegger owes to success* Positive vs Negative mindset







    “The idea of a self-made man is a myth” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

    • 50 min

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