Faced with something you don't want to do....do it anyway.
Conversation over-talkers can make you want to beat your head against a wall. So don't be one.
You need to know your worth and be willing to ask for it. Otherwise you'll end up letting someone else define what your worth is and guaranteed you won't be happy with it.
We all have that one difficult person we are sort of forced to work with. How can you change your attitude and your approach to make an unpleasant situation more pleasant? Steve shares some Ripple strategies that just might do the trick!
Losing sucks. Especially if you don't learn from it.
Sometimes in life and in business we'll encounter people and organizations that act like bullies because of their position, their money their perceived power. Sometimes you have to stand up for yourself and fight back. It's amazing how quickly the bullies back down.
How many "I" people do you allow into your life? Might be time for a change.
Stupid people are everywhere. Don't let them take up residence in your brain.
Let the Ripple Man tell you how to immunize yourself from the Stupid People in your life.
What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind? Most people never stop to think about it. Steve did and maybe you should to.
Steve talks about his love of Glenn Frey and The Eagles and what Glenn's passing meant to him.
An unexpected turn in the weather is wrecking havoc with Steve and his family's holiday plans. How often do your plans change and how adaptable are you?
When it comes to connecting, swing for the fences and you just may surprise yourself with how positive the results might be
"Nice sunglasses" Who know such a statement could open up and create such an amazing connection to another human soul.
The upcoming Star Wars movie has me feeling like a 7 year old kid again!
Who has had the biggest influence on helping you become who you are today?
Do you only call your network when you find yourself without a job? Don't do that.
Our first official interview here on The Ripple Effect Podcast and it's with one of Steve's favorite entrepeneurs. We know you'll enjoy getting to know Ben and hearing some of his entrepreneurial journey and how became such a web rock star! Hint: It involved the smell of meatballs.
Why do so many of us insist on not using, even paying for, help when we need it. One word of advice - don't do that.
So you think you want to be an entreprenuer because Shark Tank makes it look so easy. Well think again. Entreprenuership isn't for everyone. Sometimes it's just for the crazy ones. Which clear, Steve is.
Annoying people sometimes get that way because of past experiences, work environments and poor leadership. If you find yourself dealing with an annoying person on your team, maybe it's time to have a frank and honest conversation. Your efforts may just be what turns their attitude around and that frown upside down.
Best advice I can give....never stop learning. Why? Because the new stuff you learn opens up new pathways to new ideas, new ways of thinking and helps you adapt and evolve. I mean if my guitar playing doesn't inspire you to want to pick up a 6 string and show me how to really play it, I don't know what will.
Oh and don't tell anyone about my Star Wars comic book habit please. Let's just keep that between us whatda say?
People have all sorts of questions about LinkedIn. Steve picked a few of his favorite submitted by listeners of the show and readers from his BLOG and decided to share his thoughts on the subject for your listening enjoyment.
Why do most people struggle with the people that could mean the most to personal and professional success? Why do they fail to connect at a level to build real, meaningful relationships?
In this episode talks about some of the simple strategies each of us can put to work to helps us connect better and build relationships that matter.
How often do you take a moment to recognize when you are happy? In this episode Steve talks about what's personally discovered about happiness and how recognizing to embrace these special moments, has changed his perspective and his life.
So what about you? Are you finding your happiness?
Steve discusses the 30 Day Meditation Challenge he undertook and what noticeable shifts he's already seeing in his life as a result.
Mary & Richard Maddux - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/meditation-oasis/id204570355?mt=2
Stin Hansen - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/my-meditation-station/id123885923?mt=2