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Life is pretty tough, and we're all just trying to get through as best we can, so what if there was a weekly resource that was fun and informative that could help us get through life's obstacles and opportunities?

Welcome to The UNLOCKED podcast, the weekly podcast where I share conversations with thought leaders, authors, entrepreneurs and other inspiring people to help you UNLOCK the best version of yourself and tackle life's obstacles and opportunities.

If you're new here, I'm Ricky Locke, a Confidence Coach, Professional Speaker and award-winning magician (oh and a new father too!) Whether you are feeling stuck in life, need to improve your confidence or just looking to get through that next part of life and tackle your most recent obstacle, this is the podcast for you.

Ready to get unlocked and live the best version of yourself?

Hit that subscribe button and join me every Wednesday for a brand-new episode!

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Life is pretty tough, and we're all just trying to get through as best we can, so what if there was a weekly resource that was fun and informative that could help us get through life's obstacles and opportunities?

Welcome to The UNLOCKED podcast, the weekly podcast where I share conversations with thought leaders, authors, entrepreneurs and other inspiring people to help you UNLOCK the best version of yourself and tackle life's obstacles and opportunities.

If you're new here, I'm Ricky Locke, a Confidence Coach, Professional Speaker and award-winning magician (oh and a new father too!) Whether you are feeling stuck in life, need to improve your confidence or just looking to get through that next part of life and tackle your most recent obstacle, this is the podcast for you.

Ready to get unlocked and live the best version of yourself?

Hit that subscribe button and join me every Wednesday for a brand-new episode!

    102 Exceptional Drive & Ambition with David Thomas | Becoming a better version of yourself

    102 Exceptional Drive & Ambition with David Thomas | Becoming a better version of yourself

    102 Exceptional Drive & Ambition with David Thomas | Becoming a better version of yourself In this conversation, David Thomas shares his inspirational story of overcoming a difficult upbringing and finding success in memory competitions and personal growth. He discusses the drive and ambition that has propelled him to achieve exceptional feats, and the importance of surrounding oneself with ambitious people.
    David Thomas emphasizes the need for self-validation and the understanding that external validation is often fleeting. He also explores the competitive nature of life and the satisfaction of achieving the impossible. Overall, the conversation highlights the importance of personal growth and striving to be the best version of oneself.
    In this conversation, David shares his insights on various topics, including being a people pleaser, embracing change, respecting others' choices, legacy and impact, teaching and sharing knowledge, the pursuit of comfort, presentation skills for CEOs, advice to his 16-year-old self, and relationship advice. He emphasizes the importance of being there for others and having a wide perspective on life. David also discusses the impact of his work in helping individuals improve their presentation skills and make a greater impact in their professional lives. He concludes by sharing his thoughts on the significance of relationships and personal growth.
    TakeawaysAmbition and drive are innate qualities that cannot be taught or instilled in someone.Surrounding oneself with ambitious people can be motivating and inspiring.External validation is often fleeting and should not be relied upon for personal fulfilment.Personal growth and striving to be the best version of oneself can lead to a high quality of life. Being a people pleaser can be seen as a superhero skill, as it allows you to connect with and help others.Embrace change and take advantage of the opportunities that the world has to offer.Respect others' choices and be open to understanding different perspectives.Focus on the impact you have on others rather than material possessions.Teaching and sharing knowledge can have a profound impact on others' lives.Seek comfort and quality of life, but remember to share and give back.Presentation skills are crucial for leaders and entrepreneurs to make a lasting impact.If given the chance, reassure your younger self of your potential and drive.Take a breath before jumping into relationships and be mindful of personal growth.To learn more about David and his work, visit creatingpresentationrockstars.com.
    Chapters00:00 Teaser and why you should listen
    02:27 Introduction and David Thomas' Achievements
    03:55 The Perception of Achievements
    04:52 David Thomas' Difficult Upbringing
    05:50 Becoming a Firefighter
    06:50 Discovering Memory Techniques
    07:24 Competing in Memory Championships
    10:32 The Drive for Personal Growth
    11:32 The Rapid Improvement of Memory Skills
    12:57 The Best Version of Yourself
    13:57 Accepting Responsibility
    15:54 The Drive and Ambition
    16:52 The Competitive Nature of Life
    18:43 The Challenges of the 40s
    19:41The Impact of Hormones on Ambition
    21:38 The Importance of Stress and Jeopardy
    23:02 The Drive to Be Exceptional
    24:36 The Best Version of Yourself
    26:42 The Satisfaction of Achieving the Impossible
    28:49 The Competitive Nature of Life
    31:08 The Drive for Personal Growth
    32:47 The Importance of Surrounding Yourself with Ambitious People
    36:01 The Importance of Self-Care and Self-Validation
    38:54 The Lack of External Validation
    41:27 The Three Types of People
    47:10 Adapting to Different Types of People
    47:37 Being a People Pleaser
    48:34 Embracing...

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    100TH EPISODE with Guest Host Steve McDermott | Best self improvement podcasts

    100TH EPISODE with Guest Host Steve McDermott | Best self improvement podcasts

    100TH EPISODE with Guest Host Steve McDermott | Best self improvement podcasts In this episode, guest host Steve McDermott celebrates the 100th episode of the Unlocked Podcast with regular host Ricky Locke. They discuss advice for young people entering the world, the importance of living life according to your values, and the role of parenting and being a role model. They also share tips for handling discipline challenges and prioritizing mental and physical health. The conversation concludes with a discussion on the best books and quotes that have influenced their lives.
    Takeaways
    -Live life according to your values and do what makes you happy.
    -Be a role model for your children and lead by example.
    -Validate your child's feelings and understand their perspective.
    -Prioritize your mental and physical health to be the best version of yourself.
    Chapters
    00:17 Introduction and Celebrating 100 Episodes
    01:17 Advice for Young People Going Out into the World
    03:49 Parenting and Being a Role Model
    07:23 Discipline Challenges and Validating Feelings
    11:53Advice for Mental and Physical Health
    18:20 Best Book or Idea of the Year
    23:45 Favorite Quotes
    24:23 Conclusion and Farewell
    Patreon thanks!
    Shout out to the amazing Patron supporters for keeping this podcast going; thank you Ant Howe, Chloe Wilmot, Cheri Brenton, Steve McDermott and Rory Barnes! You are all amazing!
    
    Come Join the UNLOCKED community where you can receive...
    Early access to episodesPatron shout outs and recognition at the end of every episodeExclusive backstage content and bonus episodesAsk me anything - have your questions answered onlineShape the future of the podcast with your requests.(Optional - become a sponsor of the show!)Exclusive giveaways and HUGE Discounts off my online courses and so much more...
    To be a Patron and support the podcast just head to this link or head to https://www.patreon.com/theunlockedpodcast
    I can't wait for you to be a part of this journey!
    Free Resources
    FREE Ebook 10 SIMPLE STEPS TO SELL WITH CONFIDENCE FREE Ebook 10 tips to improve your productivityFree Workbook : Understanding Your ValuesFREE EBOOK : Improve your confidence and create awesome videos with a smartphoneFollow me on Instagram & Facebook at: @rickylockemagic For more about me and what I do, check out my website
    PODCAST MERCHANDISE!!!
    It's officially here! Woohoo! You can now buy your own UNLOCKED podcast notebook. The perfect addition to share your thoughts, ideas, and inspiration from the podcast.
    a...

    • 25 min
    This Season on The Unlocked Podcast and why I am using The Diary Of A CEO Conversation Cards...

    This Season on The Unlocked Podcast and why I am using The Diary Of A CEO Conversation Cards...

    Here's what we can expect this season for the UNLOCKED PODCAST.
    In this bonus episode, I share all about what you can expect this season on the UNLOCKED podcast and also why I am using the diary of a CEO conversation cards to strike up the importance of supporting each other and improving well-being in life through deep conversations.
    The main topics we will be covering this season will be
    - Mental health
    - Personal development
    - Confidence.
    I also discuss the new video aspect of the podcast and the three different formats that will be featured.
    How the Diary of a CEO conversation cards are being used in my mini-series of deep and meaningful Conversations" with The Diary of A CEO Conversation Cards.
    I also share about the patron community and how it's way to drive conversation and a way to support the podcast. The episode concludes with a call to action to subscribe, leave reviews, and join the community.
    Come join the Unlocked Patreon at www.patreon.com/https://www.patreon.com/theunlockedpodcast
    Takeaways
    The Unlocked podcast is back with a new season, focusing on mental health, personal development, and confidence.The podcast will feature a new video format and three different formats: solo episodes, guest interviews, and conversations using the Diary of a CEO conversation cards.Listeners can join the patron community to support the podcast and gain access to exclusive content.Subscribing, leaving reviews, and engaging with the community are encouraged to help the podcast reach more people.
    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction and Welcome
    00:58 The Purpose of the Podcast
    02:52 Topic 2: Personal Development and Confidence
    03:47 New Format and Video Episodes
    04:41 Three Formats of the Podcast
    05:40 Diary of a CEO Conversation Cards
    06:09 The Patron Community
    07:38 Investing in the Podcast
    08:08 Conclusion and Call to Action
    Come Join the UNLOCKED community where you can receive...
    Early access to episodesPatron shout outs and recognition at the end of every episodeExclusive backstage content and bonus episodesAsk me anything - have your questions answered onlineShape the future of the podcast with your requests.(Optional - become a sponsor of the show!)Exclusive giveaways and HUGE Discounts off my online courses and so much more...
    To be a Patron and support the podcast just head to this link or head to https://www.patreon.com/theunlockedpodcast
    I can't wait for you to be a part of this journey!
    Free Resources
    FREE Ebook 10 SIMPLE STEPS TO SELL WITH CONFIDENCE FREE Ebook 10 tips to improve your productivityFree Workbook : Understanding Your ValuesFREE EBOOK : Improve your confidence and create awesome videos with a smartphoneFollow me on Instagram & Facebook at: a href="https://www.instagram.com/rickylockemagic/?hl=en" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

    • 8 min
    099 TIME TO START UNDERSTANDING YOUR VALUES | Best Self-Improvement Podcasts

    099 TIME TO START UNDERSTANDING YOUR VALUES | Best Self-Improvement Podcasts

    099 TIME TO START UNDERSTANDING YOUR VALUES | Best Self-Improvement Podcasts The podcast is back, woohoo! In this first episode of the new season of The Unlocked Podcast , I explain the importance of understanding and living according to our values. I share my personal journey of rediscovering my values and the impact it had on my mental and physical health. In the episode I emphasize the importance of prioritizing self-care and not neglecting your well-being and I also reflect on the fun and enjoyment that derives from podcasting and how it aligns with my values. The episode concludes with a call to action for listeners to identify their own values and start living a life in line with them.
    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction and Apology
    01:40 Understanding Values
    08:02 Prioritizing Mental and Physical Health
    09:28 Rediscovering the Fun in Podcasting
    12:26 Living Life According to Your Values
    14:20 Taking Action and Conclusion

    Patreon thanks!
    Shout out to the amazing Patron supporters for keeping this podcast going; thank you Ant Howe, Chloe Wilmot, Cheri Brenton, Steve McDermott & Rory Barnes! You are all amazing!
    Want to join the patreon for exclusive content and to support this podcast for even better episodes, videos?
    To be a Patron and support the podcast just head to this link or head to https://www.patreon.com/theunlockedpodcast

    Come Join the UNLOCKED community where you can receive...
    Early access to episodesPatron shout outs and recognition at the end of every episodeExclusive backstage content and bonus episodesAsk me anything - have your questions answered onlineShape the future of the podcast with your requests.(Optional - become a sponsor of the show!)Exclusive giveaways and HUGE Discounts off my online courses and so much more...
    Free Resources
    FREE Ebook 10 SIMPLE STEPS TO SELL WITH CONFIDENCE FREE Ebook 10 tips to improve your productivityFree Workbook : Understanding Your ValuesFREE EBOOK : Improve your confidence and create awesome videos with a smartphoneFollow me on Instagram & Facebook at: @rickylockemagic For more about me and what I do, check out my website
    A new episode is out every Wednesday. So make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any episodes coming soon.
    And, if this episode brought some value to you, or even a smile, then please leave a review or a rating. That would be amazing!
    Thanks for listening, I hope you enjoy this episode and I'll join you next week for another episode of UNLOCKED!

    Transcript

    Ricky Locke (00:14.254)
    Hello, strangers.

    Ricky Locke (00:27.694)
    Welcome to the Unlocked Podcast. We are back. If you are listening to this on your favourite podcast platform, you may not be...

    • 15 min
    098 Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas & Best Wishes for 2023!

    098 Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas & Best Wishes for 2023!

    098 Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas & Best Wishes for 2023!Thank you so much for your support this year with the podcast, it's been an amazing year and I am so pleased to have you support this podcast. From my family to yours, however you celebrate the festivities, Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas & Best wishes for 2023!
    See you in 2023.
    Ricky x
    Patreon thanks!
    Shout out to the amazing Patron supporters for keeping this podcast going; thank you Ant Howe, Jasmine Barnes, Chloe Wilmot, Sara Kay, Cheri Brenton, Steve McDermott, Chris Lovett & Rory Barnes! You are all amazing!

    Come Join the UNLOCKED community where you can receive...
    Early access to episodesPatron shout outs and recognition at the end of every episodeExclusive backstage content and bonus episodesAsk me anything - have your questions answered onlineShape the future of the podcast with your requests.Live hangouts every month supporting each other to UNLOCK success(Optional - become a sponsor of the show!)Exclusive giveaways and HUGE Discounts off my online courses and so much more...
    To be a Patron and support the podcast just head to this link or head to https://www.patreon.com/theunlockedpodcast
    I can't wait for you to be a part of this journey!
    Free Resources
    FREE Ebook 10 SIMPLE STEPS TO SELL WITH CONFIDENCE FREE Ebook 10 tips to improve your productivityFree Workbook : Understanding Your ValuesFREE EBOOK : Improve your confidence and create awesome videos with a smartphoneFollow me on Instagram & Facebook at: @rickylockemagic For more about me and what I do, check out my website

    PODCAST MERCHANDISE!!!
    It's officially here! Woohoo! You can now buy your own UNLOCKED podcast notebook. The perfect addition to share your thoughts, ideas, and inspiration from the podcast.
    Available here!
    A new episode is out every Wednesday. So make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on any episodes coming soon.
    And, if this episode brought some value to you, or even a smile, then please leave a review or a rating. That would be amazing!
    Thanks for listening, I hope you enjoy this episode and I'll join you next week for another episode of UNLOCKED!

    • 2 min
    097 Using the Law of Attraction to Create a Successful Business and a Prosperous Life with Sarah Sienkiewicz | Best self improvement podcasts

    097 Using the Law of Attraction to Create a Successful Business and a Prosperous Life with Sarah Sienkiewicz | Best self improvement podcasts

    In this episode, we welcome Sarah Sienkiewicz. She is a qualified and experienced strategy and alignment coach, mentor, and EFT Therapist. She helps business owners create a profitable business model to attract clients and build confidence in selling their products and services. Today, Sarah helps listeners unlock the next level to achieve abundance.

    • 46 min

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