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Welcome to the intersection of mental health & personal development! Think.Live.Repeat. gives you behind the scenes access to transparent conversations with some of the world’s most influential authors, speakers, and celebrities. You will get tools for going the distance and putting anxiety, panic & negative self-talk in the rearview mirror. It’s all about choosing to INvest INward – both in yourself and in the people around you. There will be stories to make you laugh and advice that will l ...
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Ever wonder why it's so difficult to make positive growth stick? It's easy to change for a day, it's much harder to change for a year and beyond. I reveal a 3-part process to growth that will dramatically increase your odds of making your progress actually last for the long run. Hope it helps! Takeaways Information alone does not change your life; …
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This is an extra special episode for me! I interview my mentor and the person responsible for some of the biggest steps I've taken in my life. He's none other than the incredible Jonathan Brush, Founder & CEO of Unbound and he comes out swinging with some absolutely earth shattering career and life advice today, you won't want to miss this one! Che…
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Today is a treat! John has a duo of guests with John Emilio and Henry Beltra, the cohosts of the incredible Universal Lens Podcast! They discuss the importance of open conversations about mental health and the power of knowing that you're not alone. They also share their experiences of running businesses alongside mental health challenges and offer…
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I pull back the curtain and reveal my secrets to getting incredible podcast guests. I know you'll find some value in it, enjoy! Takeaways Start by finding someone in your sphere of influence or field to be your first guest Leverage common backgrounds and connections to establish credibility Name drop to give proof of concept and lower the risk for …
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Grab your popcorn, kickback and gear up for a fireside chat on today's episode! Jon Quatro is a longtime friend and has recently jumped onto the scene composing, co-producing and performing his first album! We get real and talk about the role of storytelling in music, perfectionism, mental health, authenticity, responses to unsolicited advice and s…
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From high school dropout to multimillionaire business owner, Jeff Lerner shares his incredible journey of resilience and failure, and how he has learned to embrace failure as a part of the entrepreneurial adventure. He discusses the importance of defining success as the progressive realization of a worthy ideal and living a life of fulfillment. Jef…
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This has been over a year in the making and if you're even thinking of speaking as part (or all) of your career, you NEED this 30 minute conversation. Full stop. Phil M Jones is a renowned hall of fame speaker with over 3,500 paid speaking gigs under his belt, bestselling author and respected consultant in sales and persuasion. He teaches people ex…
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In this episode, Wilkes discusses his musical background and how he came into music through his family. He shares his journey of pursuing a career in music and the balance between intentionality and going with the flow. Wilkes emphasizes the importance of prioritizing family and staying true to his values and goals. He also discusses the tension be…
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You're either going to be really happy or really disappointed, depending on your outlook! A mic failure (my fault) left the full version of this without any audio, so you get the quick version this week. Hope you still find it valuable! Follow me on Instagram @ johnskomski for daily intrapreneurial motivation and learn more about Investing Inward a…
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[NOTE: Since releasing this episode, JJ has expanded his live gigs to the US and continued to blow up online. My collabs with JJ on Instagram have been some of the most liked content I've put out there and it's just another confirmation this conversation has been a fan favorite. Enjoy! ] There's no elegant way to put this: today you're going to hea…
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In this episode, John Skomski interviews Kristen Butler, a three-time bestselling author and the founder of the Power of Positivity community. Kristen shares her journey from failure to success, discussing how she overcame rock bottom and transformed her life. She emphasizes the importance of embracing the comfort zone and expanding it to foster pe…
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In this episode, John Skomski interviews Alex Herrera, a Porsche salesperson at Porsche Austin. Alex shares his journey of how he transitioned from selling Hondas to selling high-end Porsches. He discusses the profile of Porsche customers, including their average age and income. Alex also talks about the future of Porsche and the challenges of sell…
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In this episode, Jack Skeels shares his journey from being a failed plumber to finding success in management. He emphasizes the importance of failure, resilience, and self-belief in achieving one's goals. Jack also discusses the impact of others' perception and belief in your abilities. He highlights the power of empowering teams and removing exces…
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In this episode, Brett Snodgrass, an author, entrepreneur, and real estate expert, shares his journey from pursuing material success to seeking significance and impact. He discusses his transition into the real estate industry and the challenges and opportunities it presents. Brett also emphasizes the importance of mindset and personal growth, and …
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[NOTE: This episode racked up the downloads at first release in January 2023 & we decided to rerelease it for newer listeners of the show. Buckle up for the ride of your life!] Scott's life reads like a novel...and not the Disney fairy tale kind of story. At a young age Scott learned just how cold the world can be when he and his younger brother we…
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Colin Stevens, a two-time author and entrepreneur, shares his journey from banking to entrepreneurship and the challenges he faced along the way. He emphasizes the importance of taking risks and embracing discomfort in order to grow and succeed. Colin also discusses the fear of failure and the mindset needed to reframe failure as an opportunity for…
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In this episode, host John Skomski interviews Steve Griggs, the owner of Steve Griggs Design, a landscaping and design business in New York City. Steve shares his journey of starting his business and building it into a successful brand. He discusses the importance of design in landscaping and how he approaches working with clients to create their v…
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Listen up Inward Investors! Some exciting things are heading your way in 2024 as we shift our focus to mental health and providing mindset-based solutions for panic and anxiety. And don't skip off early, at the end of the episode I drop a special announcement about the Go Calm Yourself Collective! Takeaways Traumatic experiences can lead to panic a…
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[NOTE: This episode has been a fan favorite & we decided to rerelease it for newer listeners of the show! As we dive more into mental health topics in the coming months, this felt like the perfect time!] Ever hear of a little band called Maroon 5? Today you’re going to hear from their founding drummer Ryan Dusick & this conversation just might chan…
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It's just me today - getting real about anxiety and panic and sharing some hints on exciting things on the horizon. Enjoy! Takeaways Mental health, specifically panic and anxiety, is becoming more of a significant focus of the podcast. The terminology used to describe mental health struggles can create unrealistic expectations. Embracing the journe…
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In this episode, John Skomski interviews Kevin Hines, an advocate for mental health and suicide prevention. Kevin shares his incredible story of surviving a suicide attempt by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge and how he has dedicated his life to helping others. The conversation covers various topics, including Kevin's books, the importance of sto…
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In this conversation, Markus Kaulius discusses the importance of mindset and following your passion in business. He emphasizes that starting a business is different from running an existing business and cautions against negative thinking when considering the chances of success. Markus encourages listeners to start with what they love and not to bel…
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Jeanette Bronee discusses the concept of the power pause in conversations and how it can lead to better decision-making and collaboration. She emphasizes the importance of taking time in, rather than time out, to reflect and prioritize tasks. Bronee also highlights the need for reflection and rethinking in order to understand our strengths and chal…
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In this conversation, Efren Delgado, a former FBI special agent, discusses his experiences in national security, private security, and civil rights. He shares insights on the difference between the FBI and CIA, the importance of critical thinking, and the role of emotion in decision-making. Delgado also delves into the dynamics of hate crimes, raci…
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Ever wish you could sit down with Ryan Reynolds or Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and find out the keys to their success? Today you're going to hear from someone who actually did! Jason Feifer is the incredible Editor in Chief at Entrepreneur magazine, bestselling author, speaker & mindset/business influencer. We discuss the concept of the zigzag payoff…
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Ever try to set up a funnel for your business? You watch some YouTube videos, copy the formula, put it in motion and then wait for the leads to flow in and the money to hit your bank. Simple, right? Not so much...unfortunately there's a lot of mystique and misinformation when it comes to using funnels to get leads for your business. If it's not don…
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They say music is the universal language because it can transcend language barriers and go straight to the heart. Today's guest is singer/songwriter Stephen Stanley and he's taken that concept to a whole new level. I've personally listened to his newest album Divided Frame of Mind more than any other album this year and he masterfully weaves an ent…
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So you own a business and you feel stuck. Wouldn't it be nice if you had the cheat code to unlock exponential growth? Okay fine, no such cheat code exists, but there are some fundamental components that will totally rock your world. Today's guest is Alex Neist, former pro athlete, entrepreneur and the founder of Hostage Tape. On today's episode he …
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Ever wake up in the middle of the night feeling like you can't breathe? Ever check yourself into a hospital because you think you're having a heart attack, only to find out your heart is fine? If any of this sounds familiar, it's likely because you've experienced panic attacks and one thing's for sure: they suck! Today's guest is business owner & a…
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Ever watch police body cam footage and wonder how you’d react? Here’s one thing for sure, it’s harder than it looks! The myriad of possibilities and outcomes officers have to analyze in a matter of second is truly frightening. Oh, and they do it day after day. Crazy! We’re going to dig into that very topic with today’s guest, Ryan Tillman and our c…
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He's back by popular demand with his new book in hand! Nick Hutchison is the founder of BookThinkers, author, speaker, biohacker & fitness extraordinaire. His brand new book Rise of the Reader is out Nov. 1st and it's chocked full of tools that will help you learn how to retain & implement what you read! Be sure to order a copy today: https://www.a…
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They say never meet your heroes or you'll be disappointed. Well, today I'm debunking that myth because I've met today's guest before and he is truly all that & a bag of chips! Clint Pulver is a powerful force for good and an all-around amazing human being. He's cracked the code on blending education, inspiration & entertainment into one incredible …
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If you're an entrepreneur, content creator or just want to stay relevant, you need to hear this episode. AI has taken the world by storm and it's quickly become a scenario of adopt or die. There's no more "going back to the way things used to be". Pandora's box has been opened and you need to find out how to leverage it to get ahead of your competi…
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Today's guest started out his life with the odds NOT in his favor. Ryan Zofay was surrounded by disfunction & addiction, and one would hardly blame him for becoming yet "another unfortunate statistic". But that's not what happened. He instead emerged as a beacon of hope, business leader, author & motivational speaker! After a life-altering accident…
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If you have a business, are thinking of starting a business or just want some great business advice, the next 50 minutes with my friend and guest Max Lewis will blow your mind! He gives a bunch of incredibly practical insights on how to grow your business while avoiding costly mistakes. Some of of the questions he answers include, " What about atto…
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Rapper. Firefighter. Stay-at-home dad. Author. Entrepreneur. What do those 5 roles bring to mind? Chances are "the same person" isn't what pops into your head. Yet today's guest is all of those things, and SO much more. I was truly blown away by my conversation with Corey Paul... his story had such a profound and lasting impact on me and I know it …
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De-stressing is a multi-billion dollar industry! From books & coaching to food & TV, the world is obsessed with new ways and hacks to destress and avoid it altogether. What if I told you that we've got it all wrong? What if I told you that stress was actually good? Well that's exactly what we're going to explore with today's guest Dr. Amir Rashidia…
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If you've been listening to the show for any length of time, you probably know that mindset is a constant theme in our conversations. Well, we lean into the idea of mindset in an even bigger way with today's incredible guest Kash Hasworth! He's got a crazy origin story and he catapulted himself into success by leveraging the power of an intentional…
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[Stay tuned, season 2 launches on 9.12.23! We’re re-releasing a few of our all-time favorite and most popular episodes. These are conversations that listeners like you have RAVED about. Enjoy & and get pumped for some exciting season 2 guests!] "I just need to get motivated!" Ever say that before? If we're honest, we've all been there. Before you e…
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[Taking a quick breather as we gear up for season 2 and we’re re-releasing a few of our all-time favorite and most popular episodes. These are conversations that listeners like you have RAVED about. Enjoy & and stay tuned for some exciting season 2 guests!] Hall of Fame Episode Alert! If you're trying to establish your voice and make a difference i…
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[Taking a quick breather as we gear up for season 2 and we’re re-releasing a few of our all-time favorite and most popular episodes. These are conversations that listeners like you have RAVED about. Enjoy & and stay tuned for some exciting season 2 guests!] If you've ever scrolled through your Instagram or TikTok feed, there's a good chance you've …
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Happy 1ST Birthday TLR Podcast! And what better way to celebrate our 52nd episode with one of the world's foremost authors & speakers, the one & only Jon Acuff! He's a husband & father, NYT bestselling author, INC Top 100 leadership speaker, host of the All It Takes Is A Goal podcast & CEO of Acuff Ideas. He also likes to run, build Legos, eat chip…
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Business, marriage, parenting & friendships - know what the single BIGGEST source of friction is? "I". Yep, YOU making YOU #1. When it becomes all about you, it creates an environment where the other person is put in a less-than position. That in turn makes them react poorly and focus on "I". Keep the tennis match up for 5 minutes and voila, you ha…
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You have a position to fill in your business. You place ads on all the job boards. Prospective hires send in their resumes & complete the screening forms. You're excited...And then you're not. The disappointment kicks in when many applicants don't even show up and some of the ones who do didn't follow the basic printed instructions on the applicati…
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WARNING: you may find your beliefs challenged after hearing from today's guest, the incredible Chris Wilson. Raised in the warzone that was Baltimore in the 80s, he eventually found himself in a life threatening situation as a teenager. He responded with a gun and that fateful day signified the beginning of the end as he was subsequently sentenced …
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He's back by popular demand and he's better than ever! Who? He's the great Ken Rusk and we rock the mic together as we solve the worlds problems with one practical solution at a time (you're welcome in advance). What would you say to a room full of 10,000 students? How about 10,000 teachers? 10,000 parents? We tackle those tough scenarios and take …
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Ever say, " Gee, I should start a podcast?" You're in the right place because you're about to hear from producer, broadcasting professional & recording studio owner Scott "Fitz" Fitzgerald! Fitz owns Roc Vox studios in Rochester NY and has an extensive resume in media & production...he even produced the comedy Bottom Feeders which streams on Amazon…
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This episode is a fun one! Scott "Fergie" Ferguson is the embodiment of "growth through pain" and is an inspiration to everyone he encounters! He's a veteran, real estate expert, life coach, podcast host, fitness aficionado and about 17 other things. Scott was killing it in the real estate industry until a little thing called the Great Recession in…
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Attention ALL business owners - if you've ever wondered how to acquire more clients WITHOUT going broke, you need to listen to today's episode! Serial entrepreneur Tim Calise joins me for an explosive conversation on client acquisition strategies! And no, not the usual stuff you hear online - I'm talking about explaining the science of it and tacti…
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It's not everyday you get to meet a ninja...from what I hear, they're often hard to see. But your faithful host got lucky and scored a conversation with a ninja...a NETWORKING ninja! Ben Albert, owner of Balbert Marketing and host of several incredible podcasts joined me for super insightful conversation on life transformations and learning to netw…
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