My good friend David Corbin has just released his new book entitled, “Illuminate: Harnessing the Positive Power of Negative Thinking”. Isn’t that a great title for a book? Not only is it a great title, the concepts presented here are wonderful.
How many of you when you have been challenged or confronted with a negative situation take the time to learn from it? Many times we divert our energy and move in the opposite direction of the challenge hoping that it will go away.
In David’s new book he dispels the myths about constantly remaining positive to find solution. This is very contradictory to the traditional Positive Mental Attitude approach. David believes that if you illuminate the negative and question authority, become proactive and think outside the box that it will help you find solutions to your challenges. He states that we need to develop critical thinking skills and be unafraid to face the truth.
David’s book is filled with examples and experiences of countless individuals who have discovered that negative thinking can bring about unparalleled positive results in anyone’s work and life. So if you want to make breakthroughs in your life look at what is not working and learn from your mistakes. I love the analogy in this book about Thomas Edison. If you remember Edison took 300 tries to develop the light bulb. He was reminded about how many times he failed. And his answer was, “I now know over 300 ways not to make a light bulb.” What a great analogy for life, just keep trying even if you are failing at something and at some point you are going to have a breakthrough.
I am sure glad that Edison illuminated the negative,because if he had not we would all probably still be in the dark.If you want to know more about my good friend and author David Corbin you can visit his website by clicking here. He is really a wonderful man with a big heart and lots to teach us about harnessing the positive power of negative thinking.
I found my interview with Srikumar Rao to be fascinating. Here is a man that has been teaching a course on Creativity and Personal Mastery at the University level. Year after year his courses are filled with students that provide accolades for the professor and the material taught in his courses.
In the introduction of his book Dr. Rao asks you to wake up from your dreamworld and make a better life for yourself. His book and his course shows you how to take the action and create a life filled with success, happiness and fulfillment.
Dr. Rao states that the first block to personal mastery–and one of the biggest–is our unquestioned mental models. He states that these are our fixed ideas of how the world works and how things should or shouldn’t be done. We accept these models so completely that we live our lives according to them. From these fixed ideas we construct our own realities. And some of us must admit that the realities we create are not so wonderful.
So just how does all of this happen? It happens through our mental chatter. You created your world unconsciously. Your world was created by your constant companion. So who is this constant companion? It is the mental chatter that you are in dialogue with on a daily basis. It is your voice of judgment that is telling you what is right, and what is wrong. One of the secrets to a successful life is to be aware of this mental chatter, and to look for the patterns in our mind chatter. Journal and attempt to replace the mental chatter with positive reinforcing messages.
Are You Ready to Succeed? is filled with wonderful exercises to help the reader overcome many of the challenges that one faces in becoming a true success. The ideas and concepts are borrowed from the ageless wisdom, but we all need to be reminded of the ways to over come the mental challenges that get in our way of success.
I highly recommend this book, and Dr. Rao’s course. If you would like to learn more about the course and to download the syllabus please click here to be directed to Dr. Rao’s website. I know you are going to love this interview with a true master of in the art of creativity and personal mastery.
Jackie Lapin has a special energy and essence. She is a very accomplished author as well as the founder of a non-profit called United World Healing.
In my interview with Jackie about her book entitled, “The Art of Conscious Creation“, we discuss the some of the Universal Guiding Principles to leading a happier and more fulfilling life. In our interview together she articulates some of her own personal stories about how she personally has learned to manifest what she needs to have a fulfilling and meaningful life.
What you learn from Jackie is that the focus is not on yourself that brings happiness and peace, but a focus on helping and serving others. You will learn the power of building communities of support and how important that is for helping you manifest in your life. As Jackie states her book is a manual for empowerment. It is a wake-up call for those who have spent their lives feeling powerless, victimized or buffeted by life’s challenges. With the awareness of your infinite powers to create your own reality to change the future, to change the world, you can set an exciting new course as so many others around the globe are doing. I hope by the time you complete listening to this interview you are inspired to ask the question, “What can I do?”
This interview is for those who want to get up and not only change their own personal life, but help in changing the lives of countless thousand of others who are in need of assistance. Enjoy listening to my interview with Jackie Lapin, and please visit her website by clicking here for more information on her her workshops and books.
I was first introduced to Tom Stone by a very good friend by the name of Dr. Terry Shirvani who was very familiar with Tom’s ground breaking work at Great Life Technologies in Carlsbad, CA. I then had the good fortune of being able to meet with Tom and a few members of his team, and was thoroughly impressed with what Tom refers to as Human Software Engineering .
In Tom’s new book entitled the, “Power of How-Simple Techniques to Vaporize Your Ego and Your Pain Body“, he explains the simple techniques through the use of the Pure Awareness Techniques to liberate yourself from fear, anger, guilt, regret, resentment, depression , anxiety, worry, nervousness and suffering and to begin to experience more joy, fulfillment, success and happiness in your life. Tom explains that most spiritual teachings lack clear guidelines and techniques to simply, and easily experience your inner spiritual essence.
Tom’s new book is dedicated to telling you the HOW. How to have these experiences instead of someone speaking about their personal experiences. He provides you with instruction on methods that will heighten your consciousness for a deeper connection with your true spiritual essence, Pure Awareness and Pure Consciousness become a living reality for you instead of just a philosophical idea.
I hope that you enjoy this truly inspiring and engaging interview with Tom who is considered to be on the cutting edge of Human Software Engineering. If you would like to learn more about the many books he has written and the workshops that are available please click here for more information and to link to his the Great Life Technologies website.
Is money really the root of all evil? In my interview with Jeffrey Gitterman we explore the fascinating relationship and role that money plays in our lives. Gitterman, a successful financial advisor and rags to riches story, has done an amazing job with his new book entitled, “Beyond Success”, in helping the reader to understand the true meaning of money. Gitterman shares his liberating and dynamic approach to lasting spiritual, creative and financial fulfillment. He draws on his own experiences and stories of many people he has worked with and learned from. The key to success, he says, is an ongoing commitment to doing, giving and accomplishing. Gitterman states, “When we really understand that there is nothing we can get that will make us happy, we can stop striving to accumulate more and more”. He says that we need to redirect our ‘seeking system,’ enlist it in the service of what we want to express to the world, rather than how we want to feel
Challenging the value of both conventional and material standards and fleeting emotional states, “Beyond Success” presents a new currency for measuring success: attention. As Jeff makes clear, the intangible force of attention is the key to economic, commercial, political and social and personal power. Why is attention so powerful? “Because,” as Jeff sums it up, “what you choose to put your attention on is where you direct your energy — in all its many forms, including your time, your creativity, and of course your money”.
Jeffrey Gitterman is one of the most interesting authors I have interviewed regarding our relationship to money, and how with some minor shifts in our conscious thought and spiritual understanding of how to utilize money for good we can grow our abundance in all areas of our lives.
I hope you enjoy this interview Jeff, and if you would like to learn more about his Beyond Success workshops and other coaching services please visit his website.
I always have a great time interviewing Guy Finely. This is my fourth interview with him, and each time we are able to explore his material more deeply to get to the essence of his message.
I happen to be going up to Oregon the coming weekend to visit with Guy and his team, and I am so much looking forward to my journey.
In this interview we are discussing his new audio CD series entitled “Being Fearless and Free.” Most of us will admit to living with some kind of fear that holds us back, that keeps us running, or that crushes our hopes and dreams. And if we could peek into the secret longing that lives in the hearts of everyone we know, we would see there the one great wish that we all share in common: we want to be fearless and free.
This life-liberating album is the doorway to the secret source of fearlessness within you. In it, Guy reveals all new Principles of Power that will help you realize a peace and contentment that nothing can wreck. You, your life, and every experience you go through, will be transformed before your very eyes.
- See the world through the inspired eyes of your True Self
- Build a bridge to happier human relationships
- Help create the light that makes the world a brighter place
- And above all, perfect your life
Secrets to the Fearless Life Revealed
The sixteen special talks in this album were presented to small groups of students over a period of six months. Each talk builds upon the ones that came before so that step by step the mask is pulled off the lie of fear and listeners begin to see themselves and the events of their lives in a bold new way.
Now you too can learn how to see the world through the inspired eyes of your True Self… build a bridge to happier human relationships… help create the light that makes the world a brighter place… and above all, perfect your life.
I encourage you to listen to this podcast closely, for each time Guy articulates a new idea I am inspired to want to go deeper personally. To explore areas that I potentially have not explored within my self, and my connection to a greater Spirit. Guy Finley get you to think and questions your thoughts and hopefully shift your paradigm about your thinking.
Please visit Guy’s website to learn more or to purchase a copy of this wonderful CD series. To access his website please click here.
I recently attended the Book Expo America in New York and had the pleasure of meeting the executive director of the Napoleon Hill Foundation, Don Green. Don is currently in charge of any new publication that the foundation publishes as well as overseeing all of the historical works of Napoleon Hill.
The association recently published a new book entitled “Napoleon Hill’s Golden Rules-The Lost Writings.” In my interview with Don we explore the timeless writings of Napoleon Hill and the wondrous wisdom exemplified in the message. What is so wonderful about this new book is that the message is so simple, yet so profound. Even after all these years Napoleon Hill’s writing are a valuable part of the fabric of our positive thinking and human potential movement. The stories depicted in this new book are a great way for people to remember these simple principles of living an enriched and rewarding life. I like to say they are probably not anything you don’t already know, but we need frequent reminders of these principles to keep us on track.
I highly recommend this new book, and my interview with Don was a real pleasure. I hope you enjoy listening and I encourage you to visit the Napoleon Hill’s Foundation website for more information on books, CD’s and other valuable supportive material published by the foundation.
Please click here to be linked to their website.
While Patricia is not an author yet, she is certainly a highly qualified speaker, trainer and coach. Her concepts and ideas about leading your life from the inside out will assist anyone seeking to grow and learn more about themselves.
She works with business people in assisting them to become transformational leaders and thinkers. In my interview with Patricia we explore the patterns that we need to shift to obtain a more balanced life and to become more centered.
Reinventing Success from the Inside Out with Patricia Varley is a powerful facilitation guide and supports participants in transitioning between the mainstream and what is evolving on the planet at this transformative time in history. She leads people through the processes, tools, techniques and strategies to awaken their integral authenticity and discover and communicate their uniqueness and live their vision. She assists a wide range of clients in multiple industries, developing and implementing creative strategies and insights to help them achieve integrated and satisfying professional and personal lives. By connecting them more to who they are, they are better prepared to shift and take an evolutionary leaps in all areas of their lives and work and live from their highest potential.
I am certain that you will see a book in the near future by Patricia. But in the meantime you can visit her website to learn more about her coaching, and workshops by clicking here.
What a wonderful interview with Ariane de Bonvoisin about her new book “The First 30 Days.” She and I explore the world of change and how we as human beings cope with the change in our lives. One thing we all know for certain is that change is ever-constant. Things can change for the better or they can change for the worse. But it is not that things will change, but how we learn to deal with the change in our lives that matters.
Ariane spent an extensive amount of time interviewing world leaders, athletes and average people to learn the characteristics of people who deal with change successfully. In these uncertain times what we all know that things have changed for all of us. Ariane helps us find our change muscle and to tap into our changeless core.
She has learned that there are nine (9) principles that will assist us in learning to cope with change. We explore the (9) nine principles of change in our interview together. I know you will be fascinated by her discoveries after having interviewed over 1,000 people and discovering their commonalities no matter what the change.
Ariane mentioned that people have been conditioned to believe certain things about change. (1) Change is hard and something to be avoided (2) Change makes me feel alone; I am the only one going through this. (3) Change takes time, energy and work. (4) Change is stressful and involves a lot of pain. In “The First 30 Days” you will learn that this might be so, but it is possible to feel differently about change by developing a new mindset about it, even if you are facing an extremely challenging change. You can come out on the other side feeling hopeful, strong, and calm with renewed optimism about life.
I know you are going to love this interview with Ariane as we explore change and how to navigate it. Remember the old saying what we resist persists, and this is certainly so about change. If you would like to learn more about Ariane de Bonvoisin and her book, coaching and workshops please visit her website for more information. Enjoy the interview!!!