Podcast

Supporting the Growth of a Vision—with Meredith and Ian Lobas – EP 181

Do you want to take the guesswork out of relationships? This might be the perfect podcast episode for you! Meredith and Ian Lobas reveal what it’s like to be an entrepreneurial family on purpose, navigating and evolving in the world of family, marriage and business together.

Join them to find out:

The secret to living your most fulfilling life possible, without limitations

How to avoid the “slow treadmill ride to the grave”

The dangers of giving into social pressure

What you need to do before you can be a great partner in a relationship

The most common reason people jump into relationships too quickly

How to honor yourself in a relationship

How to say an effortless “YES” to a relationship

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Quotes

“From the start, our relationship just made sense.”

“If there is a breakdown, we don’t sweep it under the rug, we deal with it.”

“Defaulting is living the life that comes to you. Designing is living life the way you want to.”

“Everything either happens to you or for you.”

“Relationships are not stagnant, they keep changing, growing and evolving.”

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Goal Setting The Purposeful Way—with Aaron Velky and Ian Lobas – EP 180

The best goals are not the easiest to achieve. But the harder you work on them, the better you feel when you win. So let’s prepare our hearts for the best goals that we can set. The thrill, the challenge, and the reward. It’s worth every step that we take.

What You Will Learn

The importance of setting goals

What do you achieve when setting goals

What are the different kinds of goals

Real big premises of the system

How to align goals more effectively

How to become a successful entrepreneur

How to become a person we want to be

The skillset and mindset into achieving goals

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How to Find a Good Business Partner—with Aaron Velky – EP 179

Finding a good business partner is a process that takes a lot of patience, because even if you’re 5% unsure that your business partner is good for you, it can end up as unredeeming experience for you. In this video Aaron Velky joins us to help elaborate on just how much goes into building trust within a business partnership.

Bio: University of Maryland Bachelor’s of Science in Financial Economics graduate Aaron Velky began managing student housing as soon as finishing college. He then developed and took action with a system that lead him to becoming a leader in the community and being involved with a redevelopment project.

Velky, currently a powerful financial coach, 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.

Today he is still involved in coaching youth girls soccer when he isn’t in his world travels. Often, these travels are for free, which he would gladly explain upon request. He believes that money matters, but financial intelligence matters more.

What You Will Learn

1. Partnership is a leverage piece

2. Two moments of trust

3. The litmus test

4. What’s inside a good partnership

5. The definition of dependent, independent, and interdependent

6. The recipe of partnership

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How to Be a Professional at Having Fun—with Vaughn Gittin Jr. – EP 178

Guest Bio

Vaughn Gittin is a world champion drifter and a professional fun-haver. He is known for his aggressive foot-to-the-floor driving style while driving some of the most famed cars in motorsports including the “Monster Energy” Mustang 2019 RTR Spec 5-D.

In 2010, Gittin won his first drift title in the United States, which was the beginning of further title wins then on. A 3 time World Drift Series champion, in 2005 he was the first American to win a D1 grand prix event. He continued to bring the title home all the way up to the 2007 world championship.

Vaughn is not a one-trick-pony. He is a master of all motorsport disciplines including off-road. In Maryland, The RTR from his RTR Drift Team stands for “Ready to Rock”. In 2010 he launched the RTR Mustang which is available in select Ford dealerships. He has become a TV personality featured in such shows as NBC sports programs and Formula Drift TV.

What You Will Learn

Value of hard work and hustle

Mindset of Businessman with a side hustle

How to integrate your hubby into a business

How your talent makes more money

Marketing strategy of a racer

How technology helps you in your business

Shifting a profession into a passion

Holding yourself accountable and controlling your ego

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The Ins and Outs of an Entrepreneurial Family on Purpose—with Meredith and Ian Lobas – EP 177

We take a bit of a breather and talk intimately.

What You Will Learn

What it means to have a family on purpose.

How did Ian and Meredith first met.

Ian and Meredith’s first date.

How it was like in the early stages of dating.

Ian Lobas’ ring story.

The importance of knowing when to bet on yourself and trust yourself fully in a decision.

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Adjusting Your Business to Fit Your Family Time—with Jon Vroman – EP 176

Jon Vroman is a husband and father, who also happens to be the founder of FrontRowDads.com and host of the Front Row Dad podcast. His mission is to help high-performing entrepreneurial men be family men with businesses, not businessmen with families. In addition to his business and family, Jon founded FrontRowFoundation.org in 2005, a charity that creates unforgettable moments for individuals who are braving life-threatening illnesses.10-years later, he published The Front Row Factor, to share “everything you can learn about living life from those fighting for it.”

What You Will Learn

• How to maintain being better family man under the pressures of running a business

• The kind of obstacles you have to overcome starting out, in order to have the power to make more time

• Finding out what causes us to behave a certain way and trigger motivation

• Building an ego castle and deserving the right to rule it

• Learning to take responsibility and being liable that when something goes wrong, it can come from both sides

• How to listen to your own natural intuition when establishing business relationships

• The systematic way you approach your business is not the same way you should approach your family

• The poll results across the company, where parenting and marriage stand, and where it should stand

• How to deal with remorse and finding out why it had to happen in order for something better to come along

• Building a legacy and balancing constructive lessons with constructive appreciation

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Relationships Done Different—with Brendon Watt – EP 175

Brendon Watt is a man who understands true transformation. From a down and out tradesman to a global speaker and CFO, he is on a mission to empower others to know they are only one choice away from change, and that they can step out of judgement and into a more authentic, fulfilling life. He is a best-selling author, podcast host and the co-founder of Relationships Done Different workshop series.

What You Will Learn

How Access Consciousness can help you in your life and your relationships.

How to look at relationships and what is the right mindset when deciding to be in one.

The importance of communication in a relationship.

The fact that: “People will change only when they want to change.”

The importance of building relationships and instead of forcing them.

The importance of personal development for relationship development.

Identity: Escaping the trap of basing your individuality on the people around you.

Finding what is true to you.

Changing yourself for the better, for the purpose of improving your relationships.

Making a choice and accepting that choice.

What it means to destroy and recreate your relationship everyday, and how can it be good for you.

The importance of swallowing ones pride, once in a while.

How to get the “spark” back in a relationship.

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Finding Your Lifelong Passion with Kyle Stanley – EP 174

Kyle has had his hand in many industries from broadcasting to health and wellness and sales as well as owning his own business. All of those were just stepping-stones to his true calling he discovered in 2019, real estate investing. Since then, Kyle has been able to create a financially free life that has allowed him to stop stressing about his bank account, and start focusing on traveling, giving back to his community, and developing relationships that will last him a lifetime.

What You Will Learn

Learning from different professions and leveraging that knowledge to get the life you want

Finding the lifestyle you want, and how Kyle attained financial freedom

Journey to being financially free with Real Estate

The importance of mentorship

The importance of providing value to people, as thanks for their help

How to develop self-confidence and how to face the fear of failure

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Notable Quotes

“Everything else that you look at that preaches financial freedom, I just really didn’t see it or believe in it until I saw Real Estate.

“If someone wants mentorship, you either got to pay with money or you got to pay with value.”

“Your Net Worth IS equal to your Network.”

“The number 1 thing you can do when you finally have the time and attention from a mentor, it seems so simple, do what they tell you to do.”

“There’s the growth that you want to make, but now I know I’m doing it because it’s for the lifestyle that I want, not for the lifestyle that someone else wants or what I’m supposed to be following.”

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Racetrack Point of Views – Life’s Race of Discipline, Focus and Determination—with Greg Biffle – EP 173

Greg  won the 2000 Craftsman Truck championship. He reprised this progression in the NASCAR Busch Series, winning the 2001 Rookie of the Year, immediately followed by winning the 2002 championship. Biffle drove in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Roush from 2003 until 2016, winning 19 races in the No. 16 Ford. He currently is also an analyst for NBC Sports’ show NASCAR America.

Greg  won the 2000 Craftsman Truck championship. He reprised this progression in the NASCAR Busch Series, winning the 2001 Rookie of the Year, immediately followed by winning the 2002 championship. Biffle drove in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Roush from 2003 until 2016, winning 19 races in the No. 16 Ford. He currently is also an analyst for NBC Sports’ show NASCAR America.

It was not an easy road to success for Greg. He worked with passion and even built his very own car at 18  to make him be heard. The fire in his soul fueled his determination to be more disciplined and focused to achieve his ultimate goal and purpose. Let’s all uncover how we win our race through the race track point of views!

What You Will Learn

What does it take to become a professional NASCAR driver?

Mindset and Discipline

Holding yourself accountable and controlling your ego

Handling the pressure during the race

How does a NASCAR driver relieve themselves from the race

Overcoming biggest failures

Becoming the best version of yourself every single day

Learn from making mistakes

Tracking Mistakes

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Notable Quotes

“The race is never gonna be a story book. It’s never gonna be by the book, so, things are gonna happen, cautions gonna happen at the wrong time or maybe right time for you, something can block you in on pit road, so many things, anything can happen. When you get in there and buckle in for the 5 hour ride, you have to be ready for anything that the sport can give you.

“Race is being competitive and you’re not gonna win everyone.”

“We learn from making mistakes.”

“You have to watch and learn what other people are doing, and maybe they did not necessarily make a mistake, but maybe you figured out a way to do it better than the way they’re doing it.”

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Claim Your Freedom from the Golden Handcuffs—with Len Giancola – EP 172

Are you biding your time in a cubicle, hoping that your 401(k) will be at a peak in the market when you retire at 65? And crossing your fingers that you and your family will still be healthy enough to enjoy it? If you’re afraid to take off the golden handcuffs and try something different, it’s time to claim your freedom—and kick ass as much as you can while you’re here!

Len Giancola is a serial entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in executive management and well over $100M in sales over the last ten years. Len began his career as Managing Director of Global Securities Finance, where he was responsible for a $16B trading portfolio. Today, he serves on the board of 30-plus corporations and runs a real estate development company, a vacation rental property management firm and a diversified investment portfolio. Len is also the Founding Partner of MJ.com and ThePot.com and the creator of POWER, a mastermind group for high-net-worth entrepreneurs.

On this episode of Men on Purpose, Len joins Ian to discuss his transition from corporate finance to entrepreneurship, introducing the mortality-is-real mindset that drives him to take action. He shares his family-first approach to life, describing what makes a great marriage and how he is teaching his daughters about business. Listen in for insight around Len’s newest ventures in the cannabis space and learn how you can ACT NOW and find freedom in living on purpose.

What You Will Learn

What inspired Len’s transition from corporate finance to entrepreneurship

The mortality-is-real mindset that drives Len to take action

How Len’s Italian background informs his family-first approach to life

Why taking care of yourself first is key in being able to take care of others

Len’s insight on what makes a great marriage

The open discussions around business that inspired Len’s daughters

How Len and his wife are teaching their girls how to be a real-life success

Len’s take on when college is valuable and when it’s NOT

How his wife’s back surgery piqued Len’s interest in the cannabis space

The evolving nature of Len’s cannabis platforms (MJ.com and ThePot.com)

Why every business needs a connector, an executor and a backbone

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Resources

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not by Robert T. Kiyosaki

American Society of Cannabis Medicine

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