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Finding Your Focus with Michael Woodward

Today on the podcast we are talking about focus. If you are chasing big ideas and dreams you need focus (some would even say Hyper Focus). As an entrepreneur you need focus. I don’t know about you, but it seems that everyday the noise of life gets louder and clarity, true focus, is harder to find. We live in an age to 24/7 news with the cable news networks, constant connection the internet and through our social channels. Our lives are dictated by texts, immediate connection by phone, constant feeds of data about our friends on social networks, the latest on our favorite celebrity or tv show…and so much more.  

Finding Entrepreneurial Rest with Michael Woodward

Have you ever felt worn out or burnt out? Our society is stuck on hustle and grind, but that isn't a sustainable entrepreneurial lifestyle. So how can we have a life long entrepreneurial life? It all starts with rest. In today's episode we go deep into why you need rest and how you can use rest as your superpower. It's time to kill the hustle and start building a life of rest.

The Holistic Entrepreneur | Michael Woodward

Have you ever felt incomplete or like you are hiding a part of your life? We have been taught to segment our lives. But we weren’t created to be partial humans. We were created to be whole people. In today’s episode we discuss what it means to be a ‘Holistic’ Entrepreneur.

Building Community for Dreams and Ideas | Michael Woodward

Does community impact the lives of dreamers and idea makers? We often look to entrepreneurs and world changers thinking that their is some kind of magic they use to make their ideas and dreams become reality. What really are the driving factors behind their achievements? How can they overcome failure, disappointment, obstacles, and fear? There are many factors that allow leading entrepreneurs to reach those dreams and ideas. One of the key elements are the communities around them. In today's episode we discuss how community impacts our dreams, what we can do to build authentic community, how you can connect at a deeper level, and why you need community more now than ever.

The Dreamer's Method to Micro Experiments | Michael Woodward

Ever entrepreneur faces the feeling of being overwhelmed by their dreams and ideas.  We also set ourself up for failure and disappointment by setting unrealistic expectations and goals.   How can we overcome the pitfalls of chasing our big ideas and dreams?  Why not try a micro experiment?

Persona vs Authenticity | Michael Woodward

Entrepreneurs are told to craft a persona, to be authentic.  It seems that all the internet rockstars have the perfect image, the right story, or have it all together.  Should you create a persona?  How can you be authentic?  Can you have a persona and be authentic?  Going deeper into persona and authenticity is hard especially since the bar is being set so high for influencers and creators.  

Simplicity in Entrepreneurship | Michael Woodward

Entrepreneurship is a difficult journey.  What if I told you that you are making it harder?  Today I share why simplicity should be the core of how you should chase your big ideas and dreams.  In the episode we redefine simplicity and complexity to better communicate how you can simplify ideas and dreams. 

Dealing with Disappointment | Michael Woodward

Every entrepreneur faces disappointment when chasing and creating their big ideas and dreams. It often can challenge us to choose if we will stay the course or derail our plans forever. Anyone chasing big ideas and dreams encounters moments of fear, failure, being overwhelmed, and so many other emotions…but disappointment is one of the most difficult emotions to overcome.  

Communicating Your Big Idea | Michael Woodward

Have you ever felt like others didn't understand your idea?  Maybe you don't feel you don't know how you can craft the right message for you big idea?  Or your might feel isolated and that you are the only one that get's your idea?  No matter your struggle, communication is the key to getting others to help you make your big idea or dream a reality.  It's the difference between doing it alone or brining others along the journey from dream to reality.  

Seeing The Unknown | Michael Woodward

How do you see the unknown?  Did you ever wonder how visionaries like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Walt Disney, Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, and others have been able to see what others could not?  Today we dive deep into seeing the unknown and becoming the visionary leader you have always wanted to become.  We share '10 traits of visionary leaders' and '7 ways you can start seeing the unknown'.

A Culture of Ideas | Michael Woodward

Have you ever felt that you were meant for more?  Or maybe you felt like you weren't living your purpose.  Often we chase after the 'next big thing' instead of finding the 'thing' that drives us to our dream or big idea.  This 'thing' we need to find it our Identity.  Identity is the core of reaching our dreams and big ideas.

Finding Your Bourne Identity | Michael Woodward

Have you ever felt that you were meant for more?  Or maybe you felt like you weren't living your purpose.  Often we chase after the 'next big thing' instead of finding the 'thing' that drives us to our dream or big idea.  This 'thing' we need to find it our Identity.  Identity is the core of reaching our dreams and big ideas.

E100 | A Culture to Power your Mission | Lee Caraher

Lee Caraher is a entrepreneur and business leader.  Her curiosity into unseen issues has lead her to write two books about working in teams (specifically with Millennials).  Lee's unexpected journey into entrepreneurship will inspire you on your own journey into the unknown.  We also discuss branding, mission, technology, and the larger impact of culture in your organization

E99 | Finding Career Clarity | Alison Cardy

Alison Cardy shares her story of helping others find the right career leading them find fulfillment in life.  This journey of discovery of the dream career needs the support of others.  Their perspective can help you gain new perspective on things you may have been missing.  Alison give us insight into how we can start this journey that will lead us to the career of our dreams.  In the episode we learn how we can get unstuck, remove the obstacles, push past fear, and build momentum in our journey.