Personal Growth Expert and Life Strategist, Gary is recognized for his life changing programs. His goal is to help others live an extraordinary life through lasting change.
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- [00:58] – Gary lives in hotels and travels all over the world
- [01:12] – Gary was on Dr. Phil, he also hosts a mastermind event
- [01:43] – Gary specializes in showing people how to make very quick changes
- [02:19] – The ability to teach people how to change quickly is what entrepreneurs need to know
- [02:33] – “We have so many things that get stuck in our emotional hard drive”
- [02:40] – Gary shares what he has been through
- [03:47] – Entrepreneurs should have an awareness of what is going on
- [04:01] – When you get emotionally drained, it will slow you down
- [04:28] – Gary teaches people how to lead their feelings and not be a slave to them
- [04:48] – Talks about the effects of being a slave to your feelings
- [05:30] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: When Gary was literally living in his office, on an air mattress, on the floor and would go to the gym just to shower
- [05:52] – Gary went without a paycheck for 2 years
- [06:03] – Gary thought everything was over and he was preparing to go bankrupt
- [06:40] – That was Gary’s lowest point
- [07:38] – “You are made up of your thoughts, but you are not your thoughts”
- [08:14] – Our brain is designed to validate our beliefs
- [09:15] – When we are in a painful emotional state, it is hard to think clearly
- [09:50] – Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment: Gary always encourages people
- [10:05] – Don’t wait for the ferris wheel to come to the end before you jump off
- [10:43] – Gary was on a promotional tour and wanted to end his promotional engagement
- [10:55] – Gary then realized he wasn’t tapping into the life he knew
- [11:05] – Gary wanted better, he made a decision, and his sales tripled the next month
- [11:35] – When you make that jump, it’s scary, but it will work out
- [12:08] – “Make the move”
- [13:18] – What is the one thing you are most FIRED up about today? “Changing lives”
- [13:37] – Gary shares a real-life experience
- [13:38] – Dr. Phil signed Gary up and had him for a year
- [14:05] – Just recently, Gary signed another contract and he’ll have his own TV show soon
- [14:34] – Drive towards your source of happiness
- [14:53] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – “All the baggage that I was holding”
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “The smart person believes half of what they hear, and the intelligent person knows which half to believe”
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – “I typically wake up between 4 and [4:30] in the morning. and I write my goals down every single day of my life, except for Sundays, so I don’t lose my momentum. I still look at my goals”
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – Wunderlist and Mac Notes
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – The Bible
- [17:34] – Connect with Gary through his website
- [17:54] – “You are made up of your thoughts, but you are not your thoughts”
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