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Evidence vs Emotion—with Aaron Velky and Ian Lobas – EP 191

We all have choices in every moment of challenge or opportunity that we face. In this episode, host Ian Lobas & Aaron Velky discuss how our brain gets wired and how we can rewire it. You’ll learn how your brain registers the experiences that didn’t feel good to you and the feeling you don’t want to have again. The interesting thing is that this also happens in business.

They point out that our past conditioning and programming can control the choices we make in the present, if we let them, and it can also shape our future. Thankfully, Aaron and Ian help us understand the difference between evidence we generate and use to power an emotion versus evidence that is real. An awareness of this difference will drive your success in every area of your life.

This discussion could be the key to figuring out what’s holding you back and preventing you from having all-round abundance.

Listen all the way through because at the end, you’ll get a practical exercise that anyone can do to bridge the gap between what you’d like to achieve and your belief that it is possible.

After leading transformational FrontRunner events, these business partners are well positioned to share the concepts that have helped attendees walk away from the events, knowing that their life has shifted in a purposeful way and clearly understanding their next move.

When you’re done listening, be sure to check out our other amazing shows with Aaron Velky, including Construct Your Triangle of Growth and Goal Setting The Purposeful Way.

What You Will Learn

21:50 – How our brains are wired and how to rewire

24:18 – Why our inner circle is crucial

31:52 – The value of being curious about what other people are experiencing

32:52 – The effect your attitude has on your team

34:13 – The impact of what is taking your mindshare or occupying your mind

36:09 – How we accumulate evidence that doesn’t serve us.

References and Links Mentioned:

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The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra

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How to Create a Purposeful Mindset & Use the Power of Choice to Elevate Yourself—with Daniel Diaz – EP 190

If you can’t figure out how to step up to the next level, this is the episode for you! Daniel Diaz and Ian Lobas discuss how to go from who are now and where you are now to where you want to be. This conversation provides a roadmap to help you live with purpose and on purpose and have the life you want with no regrets.  Dad, husband and founder of Peak Life Now, Daniel Diaz is a performance life coach, speaker, motivator and life-liver. His mission is to help people live a limitless life, so that life is working for them, not happening to them.  He shares his story of coming from a loving home with amazing parents who instilled in him the belief that he could do anything yet he was still super-insecure. He masked that insecurity by putting on a very secure front but it still pulled him into a darker direction in life…until he got arrested.   His journey into legit entrepreneurship started with the mindset that if he hustled hard enough, he would eventually be happy. However, like many others, he realized that this lifestyle wasn’t sustainable.  Daniel and Ian paint a crystal clear picture of the emotional and mental turmoil that results from being out of alignment in contrast with the creativity and possibilities you can unlock when you create the mindset of the person you need to become and you tap into the power of choice.  When you’re done listening, be sure to check out our other amazing shows that delve into creating the right mindset including Construct Your Triangle of Growth and Limitless Possibilities.

What You Will Learn

10:15 – The warning signs that you lack sustainability

38:05 – Courage will drastically impact the level of confidence you have

39:05 – Appreciation vs expectation

41:28 – Stepping up to interrupt the pattern of energy sucks

44:30 – How to create a space where you can consider “What else can I do?”

46:19 – The value of using the word “yet” regularly when you communicate with yourself

46:58 – Why we need to eliminate the words “but” and “understand”

1:12:54 – Being abundantly curious about what’s possible

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Act on Your Instincts for a Life of No Regrets—with Peter Lorimer – EP 189

What is life if we don’t reach? That’s Peter Lorimer’s guiding principle as he shares his profound wisdom with Ian Lobas. It’s a privilege to hear the advice of one of the most dialed-in, successful men you’ll ever encounter. You’ll be hanging on his every word.

Peter has had an illustrious career as a top real estate broker in Los Angeles for more than 15 years now, and he’s just merged his company with real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran! Actually, his can-do attitude led him to achieve amazing results from as early as age 13. Refusing to be limited by the realities of his cold, industrial hometown in North England, Peter embarked on a musical journey as the youngest student at the Royal College of Music.

He went on to tour with orchestras and left home at the tender age of 15 with a trombone under one arm and a backpack under the other, determined to be a success in London. Following his instincts paid off incredibly well because he became a record producer who has worked with superstars like David Bowie, George Michael, Seal, and Christina Aguilera. By the time he turned his talents to the world of real estate, Peter had amassed around 50 #1 hits on the Billboard and Music week club charts.

What’s the secret to Peter’s success? He always checks in with himself to assess how he can grow and build who he is in order to build his business, his marriage, and everything that’s central to his life. That way, he’s always being the best possible authentic version of himself. This surefire approach ensures he’s the best he can be for everyone in his life and gets the best results from his business.

In this episode, he shows how you can evolve and become the person you need to be to hit your goals with ease.

When you’re done listening, be sure to check out our other amazing shows on the subject of setting out on a path of growth, including Finding Your Lifelong Passion and Limitless Possibilities.

What You Will Learn

6:41 – How to listen to the quiet voice that sets you on the right path

24:33 – How to keep the voice of self-doubt at bay

31:57 – When to use a “spiritual golf swing”

35:10 – The two key filters for sound decision-making

36:05 – Why you need to trust that anything is possible

49:50 – How to factor the greater good into your decisions

51:23 – How to get clarity

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Parenting & Living on Purpose with a Mindset of Curiosity, Growth & Abundance—with Glenn Lobas and Ian Lobas – EP 188

Have you ever asked yourself, “What is it going to take for me to get to where they are?” In this episode, Ian Lobas’ dad Glenn reveals what happened when his ego took a blow and how in the process he learned his best lesson ever about life and leadership.

He describes how he humbly applied a mindset of curiosity, as he had in the past, and how it led him to a promotion in six months. Combining that mindset with one of growth and abundance was powerful! His journey and determination to put in whatever energy, effort and time it would take to move him forward are nothing short of inspirational. 

Constantly challenging himself with questions like “What can I do to further myself?” and “How can I make this work for me?”, he went from a messenger at a customs house business to the eventual founder of three international shipping companies.

Glenn’s early lessons in setting his ego aside also paid dividends later as a parent. If you want a great relationship with your kids for life, you’ve got to listen to this episode. The stories this father and son share will crack you up but they also demonstrate what happens when you parent on purpose and keep a clear and open line of communication with your children. 

Want to know what happened when Ian took the Corvette out, just blowing off his father’s warning and then quickly returned home with a sheepish look? Listen to find out.

And what would you do if your son came home and gingerly told you there’s a policeman in the kitchen? How about when the story unfolds to reveal that police dogs and a helicopter had surrounded your son and his friends? How would you react as a father? Find out the full story and Glenn’s stunning reaction in this heartwarming episode. 

What You Will Learn

00:00 Start

4:59 – Evolution 

6:50 – Curiosity 

19:54  – Lessons and leadership 

20:30 – Understanding

23:27  You must change you 

24:41 – Abundance mindset

26:28  – Curiosity Mindset – How can I 

33:11 – Whats the goal & drop the ego

35:49 approx – Raising kids, how to get them to follow – Advice from Dad to son

39:50  – Lessons, how to teach kids purposefully 

41:26  – Be smart about being stupid

42:39  – Think about how you reacted when your parents did that to you and change/shift how you approach the lesson to a mentee or kid. 

45:26  – Parenting formula

1. Spend time, 2. Build a bond, 3. Build trust

48:13 – Be an intentional parent

50:22 – Being vs Doing

58:36 – Reactions from parent

When you’re done listening, be sure to hear more of Glenn’s fatherly advice in earlier episodes as he and Ian discuss having limitless possibilities and how to trust your inner voice. 

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Progress Over Perfection—with Meredith and Ian Lobas – EP 187

Meredith and Ian Lobas are committed to helping listeners of this podcast Elevate, Educate, Empower, Enrich and Evolve themselves and this episode has all the ingredients to help you do just that.

With a behind-the-scenes look at how this purposeful couple became partners for life, you’ll gain useful insights that can shift any relationship to a more positive and intentional trajectory.

Relive Ian’s proposal to Meredith and the entire adventure surrounding their engagement. Ian describes how he figured out the steps needed to make the proposal special without simply throwing money at it like he normally would have. The cool deals he worked out are fascinating! You’ll learn how he negotiated and bartered his way to make everything happen as he envisioned it yet he didn’t hold onto some perfect picture of how the day might turn out – a trait he has developed over the years.

Speaking of development, this entrepreneurial power couple walks us through some of the most valuable lessons they’ve learned and shows us the scariest, hardest part of trying to better yourself. Equally important is their advice on the most effective way to enroll others into your vision for the future.

When you’re done listening, be sure to check out our Ian and Meredith’s other discussions of what it’s like to be an entrepreneurial family on purpose, including Supporting the Growth of a Vision and The Ins & Outs of an Entrepreneurial Family on Purpose.

What You Will Learn

Where you’re headed if you don’t try to better yourself in some way

What typically happens when people get bored with their lives

How we project our assumptions onto our partner and what we can do instead

What happens when you live only on the surface, safely on the treadmill

The definition of a purposeful partnership

What you need to do if you want a great relationship

References and Links Mentioned:

The video that makes Ian cry every time he watches it (have tissues handy!)

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Construct Your Triangle of Growth—with Aaron Velky and Ian Lobas – EP 186

You might be lying to yourself! In this episode, Aaron Velky and host Ian Lobas challenge you to engage in introspection as they discuss the game-changing trio that work together as the foundation of your growth. They cover some specific changes you can make to become the person you want to become and achieve the things you want to achieve. They outline what it takes to achieve massive growth and the dangerous path many people take when they’re busy doing everything under the sun but not building their foundation.

Aaron and Ian also paint a picture of the information addict and provide an alternative to drowning in information as they reveal what happens when energy is focused. Best of all, they guide you through putting your series of goals into motion without getting overwhelmed, and they show you how your mindset and skillset will give you guidance on what is needed to accomplish the goal.

This is your chance to learn why setting consequences means you’re setting yourself up for failure. Follow their helpful tips to prevent stagnation and self-sabotaging behaviors. You’ll understand why you should stop beating yourself up and how to apply the concept of the “Board of Advisors” to stop living someone else’s version of success.

If you’ve ever wanted to make the income you choose to support the freedom or lifestyle you want, you need to listen to Aaron and Ian’s conversation.

Aaron is an exceptional financial coach who took inspiration from previously coaching youth soccer within the Pipeline Soccer Club. In 2015, he co-founded Ortus Academy in Baltimore where financial habits are shaped into taking charge of a meaningful life. The mission of the Ortus Academy is driven by his knowledge of business operations and development, coaching and leadership, and expertise in social media marketing.

When you’re done listening, be sure to check out our other amazing shows with Aaron Velky, including Goal Setting The Purposeful Way and Habit Builds to Help You Hit Your Goals.

Some topics they discussed in this episode include:

Being the person that attracts what you want

Why you need to separate being from doing

The rewards and consequences people set up for themselves

The reality that there is no overnight success

How to shift the outcome to change your mindset

The reason most people don’t hit their goals

Living in incongruity

References and Links Mentioned:

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https://ianlobas.com/podcast/ 

http://frontrunner.group/

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Growing Through the Highs & Lows of Life—with Aaron Amuchastegui and Ian Lobas – EP 185

Aaron Amuchastegui has had some of the lowest lows and highest highs one can imagine.

In this episode, Ian Lobas talks with this inspiring family man about his incredible journey and the powerful lessons he’s learned along the way.
It’s hard to believe that Aaron grew up in a small town in Oregon and struggled to fit in when he transitioned from high school to college. It is easier to believe that he was the high school valedictorian and was voted most likely to succeed. Today he’s a Christian, construction and real estate entrepreneur and Ironman but there were a few times when Aaron’s world came crashing down.

Aaron openly tells the story of how hanging out with the wrong people and doing crazy things landed him in a Southern California prison for two years. He reveals how that experience woke him up and made him hell bent to make up for lost time when he returned to society.

His determination paid off. Aaron recalls the awesome feeling of making six-figures at only 25 years of age but he also takes us on the rollercoaster ride that was his life after that. Between a market crash, then recovering only to get put out of business, most of us would have given up, but not Aaron and his wife Kaleena. Their struggles helped them to appreciate the real priorities in life and they eventually decided to pull their kids out of school and created what they call The 5-Hour School Week, an innovative approach to education that has revolutionized their family’s life.

Take a listen to learn how, like Aaron and Kaleena, you can learn from difficult experiences, rebuild even stronger than before and change the trajectory of your life.

When you’re done listening, be sure to check out an earlier episode in which Ian chats with Jon Vroman, who is mentioned in this episode.

What You Will Learn

The fear of not fitting in

Moving past bad decisions

How easy it is to be wasteful with money

The more successful a couple gets, the further apart they may grow

The power of saying yes to curiosity

Healthier ways to learn

References and Links Mentioned:

5 Hour School Week – a book by Aaron & Kaleena Amuchastegui

https://www.instagram.com/5hourschoolweek/?hl=en

https://www.aaronamuchastegui.com/podcasts/

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Limitless Possibilities—with Glenn Lobas and Ian Lobas – EP 184

No one wants to go to their grave saying “I coulda, woulda, shoulda…” Yet very often we simply talk about what we’d like to do without ever taking the necessary action.

In this episode, Ian Lobas’ dad Glenn shares his life lessons that can help us avoid staying stuck. Having learned about responsibility and  consequences from his own dad, Glenn is well-positioned to provide useful advice on seizing opportunities that many people may not see.

Glenn Lobas is an entrepreneur and international shipping consultant. He worked his way up to Import Manager at an international shipping company while studying to become a Licensed Customs Broker. In 1987, he founded his own global air freight company, Ian International. Since then, Glenn has founded a total of three international shipping companies and currently serves as President of Customs & Trade Logistics.

Glenn joins his son to discuss what happens when you adopt a mindset of curiosity and the importance of being comfortable in your own skin. They outline the pitfalls of letting a position or material things define you and they point you in the right direction to get out of your comfort zone and find your purpose.

When you’re done listening, be sure to check out an earlier episode in which Glenn and Ian discuss how to trust your inner voice.

What You Will Learn

The surprising places where we can learn about business

How you can get a well-rounded education for life

Moments that can define our destiny

The value of taking the initiative

Progress over perfection

Why we need to listen to our heart and not our brain

References and Links Mentioned

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How to Build Productive Habits and Get Them to Stick—with Aaron Velky – EP 183

Are you willing to take action on your goals but not sure about how you can walk the path towards them? Let’s not mistake movement for achievement. Instead, let’s purposefully get into detail on how we can counter-balance productivity and stay on track in this must-see episode.

What You Will Learn

How to rewire your brain to make more money

Finding out if you’re the type of person who can hit your goals

You can’t plan 3 months in detail, but you can be specific about your targets, objectives, and behaviors

How to map out a productive week

How to organize your weeks into a quarter to identify progress towards goals

Making sure personal goals and not just productivity goals are there

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Empowering Yourself by being Fit—with Anthony Balduzzi – EP 182

Dr. Anthony Balduzzi is a health and weight loss expert and the founder of The Fit Father Project and The Fit Mother Project – the leading health & weight loss program for busy men and women over 40. Dr. Balduzzi holds dual degrees in Nutrition & Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, and is a former national champion bodybuilder. Dr. Balduzzi is most proud of the fact that he’s helped over 30,000 families in over 100 countries lose weight and get healthy through his Fit Father and Fit Mother Programs.

What You Will Learn

Personal Development

What are the personal development tools?

How to push past your limitation?

How experience has molded you

The Foundation of your ability to respond to purity

Transmutation

How to identify their mission and purpose in life

How to have clarity in life?

Contribution, Compensation, and Growth

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