Lou CassaraI have been a personal friend with Lou Cassara for over six years.  We met at a Spirit in Business conference in Santa Fe, NM.  Lou was attending the conference to better understand the concepts behind the triple bottom line for business. If you are not aware of the triple bottom line, it is people, planet and profits.

Lou has always been a trendsetter when it came to working with his financial services clients.  He is part of a very prestigious group of men and women who make up the top one half of one percent in the insurance industry.

His book, “From Selling to Serving“, is about the process that Lou has developed to help him stay in the top of his industry, and he explains the very important aspects of how to better understand and work with clients/customers in any business.  His “Client Creator Process” has been taught to thousands of sales and marketing people throughout the financial services and has helped so many sales people understand the simplicity of attracting and retaining customers.

Lou has found out that how you communicate with your clients accounts for 85% of the relationship.  Yet most sales professionals spend only 15% of their time developing these vital skills and abilities.   People buy from people.  Relationships, not products are the key.  Changing the way you think about these relationships, and moving from a selling to serving mindset creates unlimited opportunity.

I hope you enjoy this interview with a true master in his profession, and someone who will teach you how to attract, connect and commit by aligning intention with actions.

If you would like to know more about Lou Cassara and his book “From Selling to Serving” please click here to access his website.  Enjoy our interview together.

Victoria MoranWhat fun it was interviewing Victoria Moran again.  She is a wonderful author, and has written many inspiring books.

Living a Charmed Life is one of those easy to read entertaining books that everyone can get something out of.  The book is a compilation of action-inspired essays.  It invites the reader to discover the magical element of every nanosecond of your time on earth!  Each essay in every one of the fifty chapters is an opportunity to learn, laugh and find a alternative attitude to help you through your day. The book covers topics such as living richly, staying close to what makes you come alive, and how to be completely, utterly yourself.

Moran emphasizes that happiness is possible for anyone of any age in any circumstance. Living a charmed life is your birthright, and it’s one that you can start to claim as soon as you take to heart-and put into action-the practical and spiritual tips you’ll find in this book.  The lucky charms, honed from Victoria’s own life experiences, will elevate your attitude, change the way you see  yourself and will help you to improve every aspect of your life including your health, relationships, finances, and peace of mind even in these challenging times.

Victoria emphasizes the importance of doing what brings you meaning and joy.  She says that for most people this is usually something simple like cooking, gardening, music, volunteer work or exercise. She also states to watch your words, for they are very powerful. She also suggests  keep good company for the downers will bring you down and to to avoid them if at all possible.  Her book is filled with wonderful stories and is positive, inspiring and uplifting.  I would recommend this book to anyone who would like a positive daily injection!!!

If you want to learn more about Victoria Moran and her other books, workshops and blog please click here for access to her website.

Elisabeth FaytElisabeth Fayt’s new book entitled, “Paving it Forward“, is a must read for anyone who would like to learn how to better visualize a better tomorrow. It is an instructional manual which shows you how to pave your life forward.

In our interview together, we discuss how her life was positively influenced by the great Indian Saint Paramahansa Yogananda.  Elisabeth is a devotee of Self-Realization Fellowship and states that when she read the, “Autobiography of a Yogi”, that it changed her life forever.  She  studied and devoted some years of her life to the Self-Realization Fellowship organization.

Elisabeth believes that the act of “pre-paving” is consciously choosing how you want to look, live and feel through every part of your day and every part of your life.

Pre-paving is telling the Universe what you want before it happens.  It is a form of intention that “lines up the energy” so that you can easily manifest what you desire.  Elisabeth states that your vibration works as a magnet, attracting to you all of the people, events and circumstances in your life. The goal is to raise the vibration so you begin attracting the good things in life that you have always wanted.  The moment you begin positively pre-paving, your vibration rises immediately.

I love the way that Elisabeth has organized her book.  It is perfect for the reader.  Each section starts with an opportunity to affirm your pre-paving for the day or for something that you are attempting to manifest in your life.  It sets the energy in motion for you to manifest your thoughts and ideas, then Elisabeth provides supportive stories and ideas to tie the particular pre-paving thought to what you are attempting to manifest in your life.  You can pick up the book in any spot or use the index to find a particular area that you wish to pre-pave, and you are on your way to manifesting your desires.

Elisabeth speaks about your emotional guidance system, and that negative feelings are a blessing and a gift.  She states that when you feel a negative feeling, it is a sign that your thoughts are not taking you in the direction you want to go.  If you want to stay focused then pre-paving is a positive way to reinforce your path so that you can achieve your aspirations.

I know you are going to love this interview with Elisabeth Fayt.  If you want to learn more about her workshops and other programs please visit her website by clicking here.

Peggy McCollThe Won Thing“,   is an interesting title for a book, and Peggy Mc Coll is certainly well qualified to write a book about “The Won Thing“.  So just what is this all about?  It truly is about her personal journey to find fulfillment, happiness and peace within.

Like many people, she was constantly looking outside of herself for happiness.  As as you can expect, happiness, fulfillment and joy were ever elusive until she found the secret that these things are not an outside job, they are attained from someone who is happy within for what and who they are.

Nothing is going to satisfy you if you are looking beyond yourself.  No amount of money, fast cars, sex, clothes, big houses and the material possessions of life.  In other words there is no one thing, it is your ability to not be attached to any of the material and go within for your true peace.

As Peggy writes, happiness begins within.  She suggest regular updating of your affirmations and to express gratitude for your circumstances. When you create the internal condition for happiness within yourself, you shift into a positive emotional state, and the universe responds by matching your external circumstances. It doesn’t always seem this way , but that’s because you’re probably not always aware of how much inner turmoil you have.  If in your subconscious mind you feel sadness, the universe will attract situations to you that reflect sorrow.

The Won Thing is your personal recipe for joy, satisfaction and a sense of purpose, and it combines the following elements:

  • Taking responsibility for your own life.
  • Managing your thoughts and emotions
  • Setting and achieving your goals
  • Giving to others unconditionally out of a sense of personal passion.
  • Feeling grateful
  • Attending to the small stuff and taking pride in your work.
  • Being happy.

Come join with me as I explore with Peggy Mc Coll her life, and the important lessons she learned along the way about “The Won Thing“.  If you would like to learn more about Peggy and her books and workshops please click here for more information.

Ken Foster I recently had the good fortune of being introduced to Ken Foster the author of, “Ask and You will Succeed.”  His book is certainly a wonderful approach to going deep within and asking some very important questions about your purpose, values and mission in life.  Each one of the eight sections of the book are packed full of very important questions that you need to ask yourself  to look at your life from the inside out.  What are you limiting beliefs?  How might you shift your thinking to overcome those beliefs?

Ken also addresses the all important spiritual aspects of your life, and as a matter of fact, as you listen to this podcast carefully listen for the importance he places on a spiritual balance, and tapping into your intuition.   I believe that his book is a wonderful tool that can be utilized to guide you into going deeper than you may have ever gone before in determining what is truly important to you and through these insights determine how you can be of service to our planet.

By utilizing the questions in the book, you’ll uncover the true nature of your own mind.  If you ask the right questions and do the work, you’ll find that prosperous thinking will flow into every aspect of your life effortlessly, relieving you of the stressful, negative thoughts that block your creativity and halt your drive for success.   Through the process of asking and answering these wise questions, you’ll learn to live in harmony with yourself, succeed in business, improve your physical health, build strong relationships, and engender fulfillment, energy, and enthusiasm for life.

I hope that you enjoy my interview with Ken, and the great dialogue about the benefits in asking the right questions to help in gaining clarity in your life.  If you would like more information about Ken Foster and his coaching and workshops, please click here to access his website.

Srikumar RaoI 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 LapinJackie 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.

Guy FinleyI 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.

 

Don GreenI 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.