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Victory of Victimhood with Preston Smiles – Episode 179 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

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Personal Development’s breakthrough power couple, Preston Smiles and Alexi Panos, have supported thousands of people who have dramatically changed their lives by participating in the various programs and workshops they teach all over the world, including their groundbreaking 12-week online training program The Bridge Method, and the popular workshop The Bridge Experience. As agents of change, passion and possibility, they both founded their own movements that inspire and empower people worldwide, including Preston’s Love Mob and Alexi’s non-profit E.P.I.C. Preston and Alexi’s trainings are action-oriented and address all learning styles while engaging the Mind, Body and Soul. They are insanely committed to leading others on this same path and inspiring people to step fully into their unique gifts. They have created a movement of transformation and have built a tribe of loyal fans around the globe who aren’t just inspired by their work, but empowered by it. Their previous books include Love Louder and 50 Ways to Yay!

Show Highlights:

  • Everything points to something outside of ourselves to complete us. @PrestonSmiles
  • It’s not a matter of becoming – It’s a matter of revealing. @PrestonSmiles
  • It’s less about the doing and more about the being. @PrestonSmiles
  • Without awareness, there is no choice. @PrestonSmiles
  • You cannot change a habit that you are not aware of. @PrestonSmiles
  • “Diminishers” are ways we sabotage our success right before the breakthrough. @PrestonSmiles
  • The moment we take 100% responsibility we gain our power back. @PrestonSmiles
  • How did I create, allow or perpetuate this situation? @PrestonSmiles
  • What you permit, you promote. @PrestonSmiles
  • Your brain is not programed for success; it is programed for survival. @rory_vaden
  • If I’m going to do something great, then I must do something different. @rory_vaden
  • The payoff of self-sabotage is comfort and conservation of energy. @rory_vaden
  • There is nothing about who you are that was designed to be mediocre. @rory_vaden
  • There is nothing about your past that has doomed you to a negative future. @rory_vaden
  • You are capable of a new, rich and powerful future. @rory_vaden
  • You were born not to be a victim, but for greatness. @rory_vaden

You can find out more about their revolutionary Bridge Method HERE.

The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Rory Vaden of Southwestern Consulting every Wednesday. The show is regularly in the Top 25 of Business News Podcasts, has listeners from all around the world and shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action.” Each week Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life. He also interviews special expert guests and thought leaders. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!

Letting Go of Sabotaging Self-Talk with Shelly Smith and Jennifer Bennett – Episode 175 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

Shelly Smith, a Professional Sales Coach here at Southwestern Consulting, is a natural encourager and loves to laugh hard while working hard. She honed her sales and recruiting skills working 9 years with The Southwestern Company selling door-to-door. She is passionate about helping people visualize where they want to go and holding them accountable on the journey there. She has experience in the travel and fundraising industries. Lately, she has been having a blast encouraging a new sketch and improv group that she directs.

Jennifer Bennett has been in the housing market for 25 years. She is currently working at Caliber Home as a Loan representative. Jennifer is dedicated to providing superior service and personal expert guidance throughout the home financing process.

Show Highlights:

  • We had to catch the negative self-talk and change the way she was thinking about her situation. – Shelly Smith
  • When you’re in sales, it’s hard to hide what is going on in your personal life. – Jennifer Bennett
  • Self-talk is the biggest factor in my positive results. – Jennifer Bennett
  • The talks I had with Shelly got me so grounded. – Jennifer Bennett
  • I was able to share what was happening both professionally and personally. Shelly helped to redirect my focus.  – Jennifer Bennett
  • I didn’t realize how many things I was telling myself internally. – Jennifer Bennett
  • It’s hard to realize that you are allowing your self-talk to become negative when you’re in the thick of it. – Jennifer Bennett
  • It is crazy, it won’t be soon and you now need to start acting as if it isn’t. – Shelly Smith
  • I felt a complete lack of control and desperation. -– Jennifer Bennett
  • Your thought process is so powerful and affects your sales process. – Jennifer Bennett
  • Slowing down self-talk was unbelievably impactful. – Jennifer Bennett
  • If you can’t physically change what is happening, then you have to change how you think about it. – Shelly Smith
  • Some people don’t change because their identity is wrapped up in the thing they are complaining about. – Shelly Smith
  • My biggest obstacle wasn’t my circumstances; it was me. – Jennifer Bennett
  • If you believe it long enough, eventually you don’t have to talk yourself into it anymore. – Shelly Smith
  • Decide in your heart that you’re willing to fight for whatever you’re after. – Jennifer Bennett
  • There is a direct connection between attitude and self-talk. @rory_vaden
  • Attitude is simply the way you choose to see things. @rory_vaden
  • You have to be able to imagine a life where the problem isn’t there. – Shelly Smith
  • Change does not come easy; you have to be willing to fight for it. @rory_vaden

If you interested in a free 1-on-1 call with one of our Professional Sales and Leadership Coaches to help determine if this is a fit for you CLICK HERE.

The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Rory Vaden of Southwestern Consulting every Wednesday. The show is regularly in the Top 25 of Business News Podcasts, has listeners from all around the world and shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action.” Each week Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life. He also interviews special expert guests and thought leaders. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!