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The podcast that helps you unleash your best using real life stories from me and experts to use in the work place and life in general

You Unleashed with Femi Akinyemi Femi Akinyemi

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The podcast that helps you unleash your best using real life stories from me and experts to use in the work place and life in general

    Overcoming burn out: Big Decisions, Lessons from Podcasting, and the Unleashed Conference

    Overcoming burn out: Big Decisions, Lessons from Podcasting, and the Unleashed Conference

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    Ever feel stuck in life and yearn for a breakthrough? I too, have walked that path, and today, I, Femi Akiyemi, am eager to share the significant life decisions that sparked my transformation. I'll take you through how these key decisions have unlocked an unprecedented level of energy and creativity within me, and how they can do the same for you. We'll delve into the importance of striking a balance to truly harness your best self, and I'll recount my experiences and lessons learned from ushering this podcast into existence.

    But that's not all. As we navigate through the art of transforming ideas into actions and leveraging your strengths for success, I'll also guide you towards the upcoming Unleashed Conference. Not only will I be sharing details on how to sign up for this life-changing event, but also introduce you to our exciting lineup of guests. Together, we will engage in profound discussions about personal branding, health, wellness, and the courage required to embrace your destined path. Stay connected through my newsletter and social media platforms for all the updates you need about the conference and beyond. Let's leap into this journey of unlocking our full potential together.
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    Brendon Watt on how to go from rock bottom to empowerment

    Brendon Watt on how to go from rock bottom to empowerment

    Can you imagine letting go of judgment, embracing the present moment, and truly living your best life? That's precisely the journey my guest, Brendan Watt, an international speaker and best-selling author, has embarked upon, and today, he's here to share his transformative insights with us. As a key part of Access Consciousness, a global empowerment company, Brendan has a wealth of wisdom to share about addiction, conscious choice-making and self-awareness. 

    Brendan's journey to sobriety allowed him to see addiction in a different light, reframing it as anything that distracts us from the present moment. In this enlightening conversation, we explore how societal judgment and self-comparison can obstruct us from recognizing our inherent worth and potential. But that’s not all. We also discuss how to reclaim control of our lives through conscious decision-making, moving away from the chains of victimhood towards a path of self-forgiveness and understanding.

    In our final segment, Brendan outlines a roadmap to sobriety, emphasizing the importance of honesty, self-awareness, and asking the right questions to truly understand ourselves. He encourages us to not just dream about a better life but to seize it with decisive action. Get ready to challenge your preconceptions and discover practical strategies that can help you achieve your dream life. Prepare to be inspired, enlightened, and empowered in this thought-provoking episode.
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    Powerful Tips: How to Blend Into any Workplace Culture With René Carayol

    Powerful Tips: How to Blend Into any Workplace Culture With René Carayol

    René Carayol is an internationally renowned keynote speaker that specialises in diversity, leadership and culture; drawing on his experiences on the boards of top British and American companies. 
    He is regularly quoted, paraphrased, and cited on these subjects in both the national and industry-specific press.

    In this podcast episode:
    03:00 - What is inclusion and why is it so important?
    06:00 - The two base skills of a leader
    07:30 - How do you go from spike to inclusion?
    12:00 - How do we practice inclusion?
    15:00 - How do you overcome barriers and speak up?
    22:00 - How do you know organizations that have its environments fixed?
    30:00 - Hw to be present?
    36:00 - What if you experience culture shock? How do you blend into a new environment?
    40:00 - How do you wrap up your courage? How do you get your confidence?

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    Unbelievable! The Story Of Hussein Abdi Kahin and what it means to you

    Unbelievable! The Story Of Hussein Abdi Kahin and what it means to you

    Today we talk about the story of Hussein Abdi Kahin. Find out who he is, the importance of your gift, and success through adversity in this podcast.

    In this podcast episode:
    01:15 - Done is better than perfect
    02:45 - The more you do it the more you separate yourself from the competition
    03:35 - The story of Hussain Abdi Kahin
    10:00 - People would make allowances for you if you have something to offer
    12:00 - Mo Farah’s real name
    14:30 - The very place where you are today is a stepping stone to where you want to be
    16:00 - Your gift is what will make way for you
    17:00 - When you are successful, it doesn’t matter what your name is
    19:30 - Everybody wants a pice of you when you become successful
    20:30 - The book I hve been reading this week - The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday

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    Joel Green Reveals How To Extract Strength From The Struggle

    Joel Green Reveals How To Extract Strength From The Struggle

    Today we have Joel Green to talk with us about “filtering”, managing your mindset, using your painful experiences to push yourself, and so much more.
    Joel Green is CEO of Pro Level Training, the National Director of Nike Sports Camps, a former professional basketball player, and a renowned motivational speaker. After retiring from his career in professional basketball, Joel Green founded Pro Level Training (PLT), which has become a 7-figure company. 
    In addition, Joel Green is the National Director for Nike Sports Camps as well as an accomplished speaker. He was honored to speak to thousands and deliver his own TED Talk. His unique differentiator in business and as an individual, is his ability to see life objectively from multiple vantage points. 
    Unfortunate circumstances as a youth helped to groom and refine Joel into adulthood. Growing up in an abandoned home and seeing both sides of life has really helped him to connect with people over time. 
    Green’s messages deliver tangible advice for others to attain their desired outcome, many of these messages will be conveyed in his first book to be released in the fall. Joel Green has a B.A. in Psychology from Rider University, which has helped to fuel his ambition to inspire others. In addition, he is a professional sports and fitness model and actor and has been featured in commercials, ads, and television. 
    Recently, he was the face of Cheez-It crackers Celebrity Crunch Classic campaign, in which he was solely featured on millions of snack boxes. 
    Green has unflinchingly put in 18–20-hour workdays with unrelenting joy to make his dreams a physical manifestation. He attributes his work ethic and success to his unwavering faith in God and desire for excellence.
    In this episode of YOU Unleashed:
    04:40 - What does it take to be successful in sports at the highest level?
    08:30 - 90% of the work is preparation
    09:50 - How important is managing your mindset for your success in life?
    15:00 - How to make sure that your mind is focused to achieve the things you want to achieve
    21:00 - What does Joel mean by “Filtering” in his book?
    28:00 - Take time to know yourself first before looking at what other people tell you
    29:50 - The fundamental steps you need to do in order for you be able to practice “filtering”
    36:30 - One of Joel’s most valuable experiences
    41:00 - How to use your painful experiences to keep moving forward
    47:00 - Steps you can follow so you can use your painful experiences to be your own teacher/ trainer
    51:30 - Don't place your end results in someone else's hands 
    54:00 - Joel’s number one habit and a book that he was reading
    You can find Joel on:
    Joel’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Filtering-Way-Extract-Strength-Struggle-ebook/dp/B0BC6K42CP
    Joel’s website: https://www.joelbgreen.com/
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    Why you dont need permission with Eric Collins

    Why you dont need permission with Eric Collins

    Today we have Eric Collins,  the co-founder and CEO of Impact X Capital Partners, a venture capital firm investing in under-represented entrepreneurs in the UK and Europe. 

    We talk about why you don't need permission to start a business or do anything great for that matter. He also shares tips for starting and growing a business.
    Eric is also a serial entrepreneur and technology executive who has worked with numerous innovative companies and invests in fast-growth businesses helping Black and female entrepreneurs get the jump start they need. 
    We talk about the importance of having a positive mindset and why you don’t need permission.
    In this episode of You Unleashed podcast:
    03:40 – Why challenges are important
    05:00 – What drives Eric?
    11:35 – The power of economics and the underinvestment in Black businesses
    15:30 – When you don’t need to ask for permission
    19:00 – Asking for permission vs a need for validation
    21:00 – How do we break the paradigm of asking for permission?
    25:40 – What’s holding black people back in being the best that they can be?
    32:45 – Leverage what you know
    39:10 – Let go of small
    43:00 – Invest in black women to create an alpha
    47:30 – Use data to make an informed choice and bet on black
    53:35 – Eric talks about his upcoming activities
    Eric’s book: https://www.amazon.com/We-Dont-Need-Permission-business/dp/1787635406
    Use #WeDontNeedPermission
    Website: https://www.impactxcapital.com/ 
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Wonderful Host of a wonderful show!

I enjoyed being a guest on Femi Akinyemi's wonderful podcast! He is a wonderful host exploring the secrets behind how to help all of us unleash our best and make the world a better place.

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