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Are you a goal-oriented overachiever? Do you believe that once you accomplish X, Y, and Z goals you will be happy? Or perhaps you feel like you’re drowning in regret for opportunities you’ve missed. Today’s guest, leading executive coach, and best-selling author, Marshall Goldsmith reminds us about the importance of living in the present. In this episode, Marshall joins Hala to discuss his new book, The Earned Life: Loose Regret, Choose Fulfillment.  Topics Include:  - Marshall’s childhood and early years  - Hitchhiking and why Buddhism is Marshall’s life philosophy  - Marshall’s interpretation of Buddhism - How Buddhism philosophies play into Marshall’s favorite sayings  - How he uses his Buddhist philosophies in coaching  - His book, The Earned Life: Loose Regret, Choose Fulfillment - The marshmallow research and the benefit and drawback of delayed gratification  - Coaching moment and the power of “I am” - Impermanence and the every breath paradigm  - Letting go of past successes - Two exercises to earn your life every day - Definition of an earned life  - Why not worry about the outcome - The parable of the golfer and the beer can  - How regret and fulfillment are opposites  - The three demands when it comes to living an earned life - Demand #1: Live your own life, not someone else’s version of it  - How vicarious living prevents us from living our own life - Demand #2: commit yourself to earn every day, make it a habit  - Demand #3: attach your earning moments to something greater than mere personal ambition - What is the agency of no choice and why is their freedom in limiting choices - Marshall’s actionable advice  - Marshall’s secret to profiting in life   - And other topics…  Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is recognized as the leading expert on leadership and coaching for behavioral change. He has been named one of the Top Ten Business Thinkers in the World and the top-rated executive coach at the Thinkers50 ceremony in London since 2011.  Marshall is the author of several Wall Street Journal and New York Times #1 bestsellers including Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, which is also the winner of the Harold Longman Award as Best Business Book of the Year. His newest book, The Earned Life: Lose Regret, Choose Fulfillment was released in May 2022.  Sponsored By: Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Credit Karma Personal Loans - Go to creditkarma.com/loanoffers to find the loan for you Shopify - Go to shopify.com/profiting, for a FREE fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features Thrive Market - Go to thrivemarket.com/yap to get 40% off your first order and a FREE gift worth over $50! Resources Mentioned: The Earned Life by Marshall Goldsmith: https://marshallgoldsmith.com/book-page-the-earned-life/  YAP Episode #42: Become a Better Leader with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith https://youngandprofiting.com/42-become-a-better-leader-with-dr-marshall-goldsmith/  “The Better Boss” Marshall’s New Yorker Profile: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2002/04/22/the-better-boss  Marshall’s Email: marshall@marshallgoldsmith.com Marshall’s Website: https://marshallgoldsmith.com/ Marshall’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marshallgoldsmith/ Marshall’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coachgoldsmith/ Marshall’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/coachgoldsmith Marshall’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Marshall.Goldsmith.Library Marshall’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtvlM6xRUC_ErV_q1FgUgiA Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Matthew McConaughey wasn’t always the Hollywood mega-star he is today. His journey from Longview, Texas to the silver screen is one of perseverance, preparation, and self-realization. Throughout his life, Matthew has discovered the importance of reflection and has come to reframe his hardships and struggles as "green lights.” In this episode, Hala and Matthew discuss Matthew’s childhood and the origins of his confidence, his dedication to journaling, his best-selling book, Greenlights, why he took a break from acting to reinvent his image, how to turn red and yellow lights to green, and some life lessons he learned along the way.   Topics Include: - Why Matthew wrote a book instead of making a movie - Matthew’s process of writing and journaling - Defining “Greenlights”  - Why Matthew dislikes the word “Unbelievable”  - The story of “Little Mr. Texas” - Origin of Matthew’s confidence  - Turning a ‘Red Light’ into a ‘Green Light’ - Matthew’s decision to go to a less expensive college - Why Matthew went to film school  - On Dazed and Confused and the importance of preparation - Experience with romantic comedy movies - Matthew’s thoughts on celebrity status  - The Just Keep Livin Foundation - Matthew’s secret to profiting in life - And other topics…   Matthew McConaughey is an academy award-winning actor and the author of the New York Times best-selling book Greenlights.    Matthew is also a professor of practice at the University of Texas at Austin, as well as Minister of Culture/M.O.C. for the University of Texas and the City of Austin. He is also a brand ambassador for Lincoln Motor Company, an owner of the Major League Soccer club Austin FC, and co-creator of Wild Turkey Longbranch bourbon. Matthew and his wife, Camila, founded The Just Keep Livin' Foundation in 2009, which helps at-risk high school students make healthier mind, body, and spirit choices. Sponsored By: HelloFresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/yap16 and use code YAP16 for up to 16 free meals and 3 free gifts Current - Sign up in less than two minutes at current.com/yap for a chance to win $200 Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Wise - Join 13 million people and businesses who are already saving, and try Wise for free at Wise.com/yap Thrive Market - Go to thrivemarket.com/yap to get 40% off your first order and a FREE gift worth over $50!  Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode #101: Greenlights with Matthew McConaughey: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/101-greenlights-with-matthew-mcconaughey/  Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey: https://greenlights.com/ Matthew on IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000190/ The Just Keep Livin’ Foundation: https://www.jklivinfoundation.org/ Matthew’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officiallymcconaughey/ Matthew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/McConaughey Matthew’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/McConaugheyOfficial Matthew’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewMcConaughey/ Connect with Young and Profiting:  YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Do you feel like you just can’t seem to get things done? Like your productivity is at a standstill, constantly distracted, and you can’t possibly accomplish all you set out to? A world-renowned expert in creativity, David Allen, holds the key to boosting your productivity. David’s “Getting Things Done,” or GDT, the methodology helps you capture, clarify, organize, reflect, and engage your way to productivity. In this episode, Hala and David go deep into the five stages of GDT, talk about David’s background and expertise in productivity, and give advice on how you can start being more productive today.  Topics Include: - David’s background and early jobs  - Why productivity  - Defining GDT - Five Stages of GDT - Importance of “clear space” - Best advice for a clear head  - Defining “mind like water”  - David’s “no problems, only projects” philosophy  - Bottom’s up philosophy to productivity  - Best practices for “outcome thinking” - The Law of Attraction  - What David means by “put things in front of the door” - Tips and tricks for getting creative  - Productivity blockers and how to manage interruptions  - And other topics… David Allen is recognized as the world’s leading expert on personal and organizational productivity. He is the engineer of GTD®, the popular Getting Things Done® methodology that has shown millions how to transform a fast-paced, overwhelming, overcommitted life into one that is balanced, integrated, relaxed, and has more successful outcomes.  David’s thirty-year pioneering research and coaching to corporate managers and CEOs of some of America’s most prestigious corporations and institutions has earned him Forbes’ recognition as one of the top five executive coaches in the U.S. and Business 2.0 magazine's inclusion in their 2006 list of the "50 Who Matter Now." David is the international best-selling author of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life, and Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life.  Sponsored By: Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Indeed - Start hiring NOW with a $75 job credit to upgrade your job post at Indeed.com/profiting Offer good for a limited time. Credit Karma Personal Loans - Go to creditkarma.com/loanoffers to find the loan for you Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode #21: Getting More Sh*t Done with David Allen: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/21-getting-more-sht-done-with-david-allen/  YAP Episode #5: Getting Sh*t Done & Improving Your Productivity with David Allen: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/5-getting-sht-done-improving-your-productivity-with-david-allen/  David’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/David-Allen/e/B001ILIG4C/  GDT’s Website: https://gettingthingsdone.com/  GDT’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2328651/  GDT’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/GTDtimes  GDT’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gtdtimes/  GDT’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gettingthingsdone  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Universally, business owners face similar challenges when it comes to growth. Business owners who try to control every aspect of their company actually cause their business to get stuck and resist growth. So how can you reach the next level and have your business essentially run itself? Serial entrepreneur and best-selling author Allison Maslan proposes her SCALEit Method ® to help you grow and expand your business. In this episode, Hala and Allison talk about the five steps to scaling any business, how to let go of control, hiring hacks, the 10-10-10 rule for decision making, and how to streamline your days for maximum productivity. Topics Include: - What it was like growing up in a family of entrepreneurs - How she launched her first PR agency and landed huge clients - The accident that changed her life - Advice for how to make a change  - Allison’s definition of a successful business  - The idea for the SCALEit Method ®  - Why Allison focuses on the 7% of businesses with seven figures? - What are the ways businesses get stuck? - The five steps to scaling any business  - Advice on letting go of total control  - Avoid hiring mistakes with this interview hack  - Taking ownership of your team’s energy - How to create a strategic vision  - Increase your cash flow with this sales hack - Simple hack for better decision making - 60-second freak-out rule  - 3 P’s of Planning: How to streamline your days for max productivity - Finding your optimal schedule - Allison’s actionable advice  - Allison’s secret to profiting in life  - And other topics… Allison Maslan is the CEO of Pinnacle Global Network. At Pinnacle Global Network, Allison and her team of high-level business mentors pay it forward by helping CEOs and founders scale their companies, fast-track their success, and create a more meaningful life with their proprietary process, The SCALEit Method®.  Before Pinnacle Global Network, Allison built 10 successful companies starting at just age 19. She is the author of two #1 Best Selling Books, "Blast Off" and her newest book, "Scale or Fail, How to Build your Dream Team, Explode your Growth and Let your Business Soar." Allison is also the host and producer of The Scale or Fail Show podcast and the Women Who Own It Podcast in partnership with WBENC the largest certifier of Women-Owned Businesses.  Sponsored By: HelloFresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/yap16 and use code YAP16 for up to 16 free meals and 3 free gifts Current - Sign up in less than two minutes at current.com/yap for a chance to win $200!  GEM - Now get 30% off your first order when you go to dailygem.co/YAP Wise - Join 13 million people and businesses who are already saving, and try Wise for free at Wise.com/yap Resources Mentioned: Secure your seat at Allison’s FREE masterclass: https://www.scalemasterclass.com/podcast  YAP Episode #52: Run It Like Clockwork with Mike Michalowicz: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/52-run-it-like-clockwork-with-mike-michalowicz/  Allison’s Masterclasses: https://www.scalemasterclass.com/free-livestream  Allison’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Allison-Maslan/e/B002BO9TLY  Allison’s Website: https://pinnacleglobalnetwork.com/ Allison’s Linkedin: ​​https://www.linkedin.com/in/allisonmaslan/ Allison’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/allisonmaslan/ Allison’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/AllisonMaslan Allison’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allisonsfans Allison’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/allisonmaslan Allison’s Blog: https://pinnacleglobalnetwork.com/blog/ Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Do you want to invest in the stock market but don’t know how? Are you intimidated by all the financial jargon and worried about the marker’s ups and downs? You’re not alone! In this YAPLive, experts in the financial space Andrew Sather, David Ahern, and Rachel Podnos O'Leary share how investing in the stock market doesn’t have to be intimidating! You can use simple investment strategies and grow your wealth. Start improving your financial health and literacy today! In this episode, Hala, Andrew, David, and Rachel educate listeners about the stock market, talk about simple strategies like dollar-cost averaging, dive deep into obstacles and opportunities for millennials, and get into best practices to reduce debt! Topics Include: - Overcoming excuses to not invest  - Importance of financial literacy in the US - Credit cards and emergency funds  - Advice for new investors - Simple strategies to get started  - Dollar-cost averaging  - Obstacles and opportunities for millennials  - Best debt reduction tips  - Tips for attracting money with mindset - And other topics…  Andrew Sather is the co-host and co-founder of The Investing for Beginners Podcast (iTunes Top 40 for investing), and the founder of einvestingforbeginners.com, where he publishes their daily email newsletter, The Sather Research eLetter. David Ahern is a self-taught investor. He is the co-host and co-founder of The Investing for Beginners Podcast (iTunes Top 40 for investing). He is passionate about helping people learn to invest, and making it relatable in everyday language. Rachel Podnos O'Leary is a Certified Financial Planner. She is the author of 21st Century Wealth: The Millennial’s Guide to Achieving Financial Independence. Rachel is also a licensed attorney and member of the Florida Bar.  Sponsored By: Shopify - Go to shopify.com/profiting, for a FREE fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Constant Contact - To start your free digital marketing trial today, visit constantcontact.com Peloton - Visit onepeloton.com to learn more. Resources Mentioned: Full YAPLive Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/yaplive-take-control-your-financial-future-andrew-sather/id1368888880?i=1000529792448  Andrew and David’s Website: https://einvestingforbeginners.com/  Andrew and David’s Podcast: https://einvestingforbeginners.com/the-investing-for-beginners-podcast-episode-list/ Investing for Beginners’ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/e.investingforbeginners/  Investing for Beginners’ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/e.investingforbeginners/ Investing for Beginners’ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4TXiSS6QqcXVVhwsCqjuVw   Andrew’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asather/  Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ValueTrapBlog  David’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/IntrinValue  Rachel’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/21st-Century-Wealth-Millennials-Independence/dp/1544515057   Rachel’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-podnos-o-leary-jd-cfp%C2%AE-a6084845/  Rachel’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/rachelpodnos  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Humans are never satisfied, and neither are your customers! Gabor George Burt, the global authority on re-imagining boundaries and the author of Slingshot: Re-imagine Your Business, Re-Imagine Your Life, knows the secret to staying relevant and keeping your target audience infatuated with your business. The answer is the slingshot strategy which employs creativity and innovation to bring your business from the red sea to the blue ocean, where competition is irrelevant and opportunity is endless. In this episode, Hala and Gabor chat about the five steps to the slingshot strategy, discuss how to keep customers infatuated, how to defy conventional wisdom, and give examples of the accordion chart process. Topics Include: - How cultural immersion as a child impacts him today  - The intersection of psychology and business  - What is the Blue Ocean Strategy? - Defining Value Innovation - Five steps of the slingshot strategy - What is infatuation integration - Using feedback to fuel innovation  - The power of customization  - Lifestyle enrichment and staying relevant - What kids and imagination teach us about lifestyle enrichment   - Defying conventional wisdom  - The opossum test  - Examples of the accordion chart process - Why is it important to have a broad definition of the utility of your product? - Questions to ask in the accordion chart process  - Example of the accordion chart process  - What is the concept of the red ocean? - Gabor’s actionable advice  - Gabor’s secret to profiting in life   - And other topics… Gabor George Burt is the global authority on re-imagining boundaries and the author of the book Slingshot. He is also one of the top experts on Blue Ocean Strategy, the new millennium’s most influential business leadership approach. He contributed case study material to the worldwide bestselling book of the same name, Blue Ocean Strategy, and originated its most popular blog. Gabor is actively involved in shaping strategy for a diverse group of international clients ranging from top multinationals & governments to start-ups & NGOs and leads by example through his own initiatives. He has been cited among the Top 13 Disruptive Visionaries, and featured in influential business publications including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, and others. Gabor is also often a featured speaker at high-profile events, including the World Marketing Forum, the First Arab Innovation Summit, the Forum for Partnership of the Americas, Forum One, among others. Sponsored By: Peloton - Visit onepeloton.com to learn more.  First Person - Go to getfirstperson.com and use code YAP to get 15% off your first order Indeed - Start hiring NOW with a $75 job credit to upgrade your job post at Indeed.com/profiting Offer good for a limited time. iTrust Capital - Visit iTrustCapital.com to start investing today. Shopify - Go to shopify.com/profiting, for a FREE fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features Resources Mentioned: YAP listeners get special access to Gabor’s Book, Slingshot. Use the coupon code 'SPECIAL', to enjoy a 20% discount: https://gaborgeorgeburt.com/get-the-book Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne: https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Ocean-Strategy-Uncontested-Competition/dp/1591396190   Gabor’s Website: https://gaborgeorgeburt.com/ Gabor’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabor-george-burt/ Gabor’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gaborgeorgeburt/ Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Branding is crucial to distinguishing yourself from the competition and setting you apart as the best choice. But where do you start? If you’re looking to create a unique, memorable brand, or want your social influence to skyrocket, you’re in the right place. In this episode, Hala Taha with the help of 99designs by Vista covers all things branding including the three Bs of branding, how to conduct a competitive analysis, what makes a great logo, the best practices to grow your following on Instagram and Linkedin, hook hacks to stop the scroll, and so much more. You don’t want to miss this episode. Topics Include: - How to grow our social influence and personal brand - 3 Bs of branding - What is brand personality - What is brand identity? - What is competitive analysis and how do you conduct one? - Importance of color palette in branding - Find the right typography for your brand  - How imagery in branding affects your strategy - What makes a great logo - Visual identity guidelines - How the weight of colors affects your brand identity - Establishing your brand voice on social - Why selling isn't working for you on social media  - Four Cs of content strategy - Hook hacks to stop the scroll - Instagram best practices to build your audience - LinkedIn best practices to build your audience - The benefits of outsourcing - Two main ways to use 99designs - Successful publishing strategies - Why community engagement is the best strategy to develop - Q & A - What software do you suggest to clients? - Where to get started with branding? - Mixing bright and dark colors - And other topics… Sponsored By: ExpressVPN - Visit my exclusive link ExpressVPN.com/yap and get an extra 3 months FREE on a one-year package. GEM - Now get 30% off your first order when you go to dailygem.co/YAP.  Credit Karma Personal Loans - Go to creditkarma.com/loanoffers to find the loan for you Wise - Join 13 million people and businesses who are already saving, and try Wise for free at Wise.com/yap Constant Contact - To start your free digital marketing trial today, visit constantcontact.com Resources Mentioned: Watch the full webinar on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTANBBmKPEw  Get $30 off your first design contest with 99designs: 99designs.com/YAP  99designs logo color discovery tool: https://99designs.com/logo-design/psychology-of-color  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Do you want to become the person you’ve always wanted to be, but can’t seem to beat out bad habits that hold you back, or form new habits that help you succeed? The leading expert on leadership and coaching for behavioral change, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith pinpoints common behavioral problems and how to overcome them to enact meaningful, lasting change. Through feedforward, the daily question process, gratitude, and 360-degree feedback, anyone can become a great leader and level up. In this episode, Hala and Marshall chat about why success makes you fail, the 20 habits that hold people back, how to avoid and overcome bad triggers, the power of listening, and how to live a happier life.    Topics Include: - Key Lessons learned from Peter Drucker - What Buddhism taught him - Defining “feedforward”  - Why success makes you fail - Superstition trap - Defining success  - Key concepts from his books - The Daily Question Process  - Habits that hold people back  - Why the inherent urge to win? - How to break the habit of being negative  - The power of gratitude  - 360-degree feedback  - Excuses people have for change  - Defining a behavioral trigger - 4 stages of the feedback loop - How to avoid triggers  - Why the environment matters  - How to change our habits  - Magic moves: apology and optimism  - What makes listening so powerful?  - Mojo vs nojo - Advice for a happy life  - And other topics… Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is recognized as the leading expert on leadership and coaching for behavioral change. He has been named one of the Top Ten Business Thinkers in the World and the top-rated executive coach at the Thinkers50 ceremony in London since 2011.  Marshall is the author of several Wall Street Journal and New York Times #1 bestsellers including Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, which is also the winner of the Harold Longman Award as Best Business Book of the Year. His newest book, The Earned Life: Lose Regret, Choose Fulfillment comes out May 2022.  Sponsored By: Indeed - Go to Indeed.com/profiting to claim your $75 credit before April 30th Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations First Person - Go to getfirstperson.com and use code YAP to get 15% off your first order Resources Mentioned:  YAP Episode #42: Become a Better Leader with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith https://youngandprofiting.com/42-become-a-better-leader-with-dr-marshall-goldsmith/  Marshall’s Email: marshall@marshallgoldsmith.com Inc.com: Do You Have Mojo or Nojo?: https://www.inc.com/marshall-goldsmith/mojo-nojo.html  Inc.com: Why Leadership is a Contact Sport: https://www.inc.com/marshall-goldsmith/contact-sport-overview.html  Marshall’s Website: https://marshallgoldsmith.com/ Marshall’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marshallgoldsmith/ Marshall’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coachgoldsmith/ Marshall’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/coachgoldsmith Marshall’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Marshall.Goldsmith.Library Marshall’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtvlM6xRUC_ErV_q1FgUgiA Connect with Young and Profiting:  YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week on YAP, author and serial entrepreneur Brian Scudamore is back to talk about his new book, BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss. Do you want to own your own business, but don’t know where to start? There are two main paths to starting your own business, blank slate and franchising. But which is right for you? In this episode, Hala and Brian dive deep into the two paths to owning your own business, discuss Brian’s new book BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss, cover the 4 H’s of business success, and chat about what Brian has learned about the entrepreneurial journey along the way. Topics Include: - Brian’s background in entrepreneurship  - Why he became an author  - Summary of Brian’s new book BYOB - Two paths to owning your own business - Flywheel of Business  - What Brian means by a “Painted Picture” - Getting on Oprah and the importance of human capital  - The entrepreneurial myth  - The importance of failure  - How to decide which entrepreneurial path to take?  - 3 necessary traits for a Blank sheet businesses - Brian’s failure with “You Move Me” - Rapid Fire about types of entrepreneurs - The 4 H’s applied to franchising  - What to look for in a franchise system?  - Brian’s Actionable Advice  - Brian’s Secret to Profiting in Life  - And other topics… Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the parent company of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine. Each brand has franchise locations in every major metro city in North America and Australia. Brian is the author of the books WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success, BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss. He is also a regular contributor to Forbes, writing about small business ownership, franchising, and building corporate culture. His companies have appeared on major media outlets including ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, CNN, The Today Show, Oprah, and CNBC. His story has been featured in Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, Huffington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. Sponsored By: ExpressVPN - Visit my exclusive link ExpressVPN.com/yap and get an extra 3 months FREE on a one-year package. Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Wise - Join 13 million people and businesses who are already saving, and try Wise for free at Wise.com/yap Credit Karma Personal Loans - Go to creditkarma.com/loanoffers to find the loan for you Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode: #76: From Trash to Cash with Brian Scudamore https://www.youngandprofiting.com/76-from-trash-to-cash-with-brian-scudamore/  The E Myth by Michael E. Gerber: https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Most-Businesses-Dont-About/dp/0887303625 Brian’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Brian-Scudamore/e/B07HYJ8FSS?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1650302541&sr=1-1  Brian’s Website: https://www.o2ebrands.com  Brian’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scudamore/  Brian’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianscudamore/  Brian’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianscudamore  Brian’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bscudamore/  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Serial entrepreneur and author Mike Michalowicz believes that your business can run itself. Many entrepreneurs feel like their business requires their constant supervision or else it will fail. But what if your business could run like clockwork, continuing to profit and grow even while your focus is elsewhere? Imagine the freedom and possibility this would provide! In this episode, Hala and Mike talk about the seven steps to help a business run like clockwork, Mike gives advice on hiring and building a team, talks about how you can move from delegating to designing, and goes deep on his “profit first” mentality.  Topics Include: - Mike’s entrepreneurial journey - Key milestones in his career  - Why productivity is a trap  - Go from “doer” to “designer” - The four Ds of business - Advice for hiring  - 7 steps to help a business run like clockwork   - Analyze existing time  - Queen Bee Roll (QBR) - Capturing systems  - Balancing the team  - Finding the right clients - The four-week vacation  - Pareto Principle and the 80/20 rule - Profit first mentality  - Parkinson’s Theory - Mike’s secret to profiting in life  - And other topics… Sponsored By: Current - Sign up in less than two minutes at current.com/yap for a chance to win $200 Riverside.fm - Visit Riverside.fm and use code YAP to start recording studio quality sound and video and get 15% off a membership plan. Shipstation - "Go to shipstation.com and use my offer code - YAP. Get a 60-day free trial. That’s 2 months FREE of no-hassle, stress-free shipping" Constant Contact - To start your free digital marketing trial today, visit constantcontact.com. Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations. Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode #52: Run It Like Clockwork with Mike Michalowicz: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/52-run-it-like-clockwork-with-mike-michalowicz/  YAP #166: Practicing Conscious Leadership with John Mackey: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/166-practicing-conscious-leadership-with-john-mackey/  Mike’s Website: https://mikemichalowicz.com/  Mike’s Books: https://mikemichalowicz.com/books/  Mike’s Podcast: https://mikemichalowicz.com/podcast/  Mike’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MikeMichalowiczOfficial  Mike’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mikemichalowicz/    Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
At age 18, Alex Banayan sat in his dorm room, wondering what he wanted to do with his life. He was on a pre-med path, but something was missing. Alex hit the library and started reading all the biographies of his heroes he could get his hands on, in the hopes that he could learn the secret of their success. But the advice and knowledge in the books didn't satisfy him. He knew he had to write the book he wanted to read. So, a young Alex set off to interview the world’s greatest minds about their journeys and uncover the secret to success. In this episode, Hala and Alex talk about the idea of the third door, that there is always a way in. Alex shares his favorite stories and lessons from his book and talks through everything he learned along the way about persistence, mentorship, and profiting in life. Topics Include: - Alex’s Journey - Funding the book by winning The Price is Right  - Alex on making transitions  - His strategy for getting interviews  - Getting past the gatekeepers - Steven Spielberg’s story  - Connecting with Tim Ferris  - The truth about persistence  - Defining the third door  - Favorite stories and lessons from The Third Door  - Advice from Maya Angelo - On meeting your heroes and Bill Gates  - Pitbull on always staying an intern - Elliott Bisnow and biting off more than you can chew  - How to find and select a mentor  - Alex’s mentorship program during COVID - Alex’s best advice for people who don’t know what to do next - Alex’s actionable advice  - Alex’s secret to profiting in life  - And other topics…  Alex Banayan is the youngest bestselling business author in American history. The Third Door chronicles Alex’s seven-year quest to uncover the definitive mindset of exponential growth and success. Throughout the process, Alex interviewed the most innovative leaders of the past half-century, including Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Larry King, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Jane Goodall, Jessica Alba, Quincy Jones, and more. Alex was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list and Business Insider’s “Most Powerful People Under 30,” Banayan is his generation’s leading expert in high-performance and personal development, having been featured in Fortune, CNBC, Businessweek, The Washington Post, MSNBC, Fox News, and NBC News. Sponsored By: Riverside.fm - Visit Riverside.fm and use code YAP to start recording studio-quality sound and video and get 15% off a membership plan. Current - Sign up in less than two minutes at current.com/yap for a chance to win $200 Thrive Market - Join Thrive Market today at thrivemarket.com/yap to get 40% off your first order AND a FREE gift worth over fifty dollars! Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Constant Contact - To start your free digital marketing trial today, visit constantcontact.com   Resources Mentioned: The Third Door by Alex Banayan: https://www.amazon.com/Third-Door-Uncover-Successful-Launched/dp/0804136661 Alex’s 30-day Clarity Challenge: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/413802 Alex’s Website: https://thirddoorbook.com/time-magazine-article-alex-banayan/ Alex’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexbanayan/ Alex’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexbanayan/ Alex’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlexBanayan/ Alex’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AlexBanayan-TheThirdDoor Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/ Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/ Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/ Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Serial entrepreneur and investor Brit Morin believes the best way to get started is simply to start. And Brit would know! She’s founded four successful companies, written a bestselling book, and hosts a top chart podcast. Brit’s advice on starting and growing a business is invaluable for anyone looking to run their own business. Hala and Brit talk about the importance of market research and best practices, do’s and don’ts of branding, and everything Brit has learned on her journey. Topics Include: - How to test a business idea - Business plans - Thoughts on entrepreneurship - Core traits of an entrepreneur - Q and A - Advice for avoiding burnt out - Do’s and don’t of branding - Investor vs bootstrapping - Defining “Moat” - Tips for market research - Importance of testimonials - Setting pricing - Elements of a scalable business model - Advice for getting started - And other topics… Brit Morin is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She’s the founder and managing partner of Offline Ventures, the founder of BFF, a community that helps more women and nonbinary people get educated, connected, and rewarded in all things crypto and web3. Further, she’s the founder of Brit + Co, a modern lifestyle and education company that provides classes, content, products, and experiences geared towards women with a creative spirit, and Selfmade, an educational platform that helps female founders start and grow a business. Brit hosts the podcast Teach Me Something New with Brit Morin. She’s also the author of the bestselling book, Homemakers: A Domestic Handbook for the Digital Generation. Brit has been awarded various accolades, including Ad Age’s 40 Under 40, Adweek’s Creative 100, Forbes 30 Under 30, Fortune’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs, Refinery29’s 30 Under 30, one of Parents Magazine’s Most Influential Millennial Moms, and one of ELLE Magazine’s American Women at 30. Sponsored By: Riverside.fm - Visit Riverside.fm and use code YAP to start recording studio quality sound and video and get 15% off a membership plan. WRKOUT - Visit bit.ly/yap_wrkout to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP Shopify - Go to shopify.com/profiting, for a FREE fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features Manscaped - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code YAP at Manscaped.com. Thrive Market - "Can your grocery store do that? Join Thrive Market today to get forty percent off your first order AND a FREE gift worth over fifty dollars! That’s thrivemarket.com/yap to get forty percent off your first order AND a FREE gift worth over fifty dollars!! That’s thrivemarket.com/yap" Resources Mentioned: #YAPLive: Selfmade – How To Start, Run and Grow Your Business with Brit Morin: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/yaplive-selfmade-how-to-start-run-and-grow-your-business-with-brit-morin/  YAP Episode #103: Selfmade Entrepreneurship with Brit Morin: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/103-selfmade-entrepreneurship-with-brit-morin/  Brit’s Podcast: https://www.brit.co/listen/  Brit’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LZXFB4Q/  Brit’s Website: https://www.brit.co/u/brit_morin  Brit’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/britmorin  Brit’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brit/  Brit’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/brit  Brit’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/brit  Brit’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/britmorin  Brit’s Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/brit/  Connect with Young and Profiting:  YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Brian Scudamore dropped out of both high school and college. But, at just 19 years old, Brian built a multimillion-dollar business that would come to be known as 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, the company that pioneered the industry of professional junk removal. Brian then went on to use his success to scale two more home-service brands under his parent company of O2E Brands, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine. Brian attributes his success to hiring the right people, dreaming big, and being willing to fail. Through franchising his companies, he’s also inspired thousands of entrepreneurs to live their dreams of owning businesses. In this #YAPClassic, Brian and Hala talk about Brian’s perspectives on financing a new company, why companies should all build their business like they plan on franchising, what elements must be considered while branding, and so much more.   Topics Include: - Childhood and how he was as a student  - Making your own luck and not taking no for an answer  - Perspective on getting loans and taking on debt when running a business - Copying businesses and Scaling business  - Story of Acquiring Wow One Day Painting  - Elements to consider when branding   - Story of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? - Brian on firing his team and starting over - The importance of customer focus  - “The Painted Picture”  - Brian on being a visionary vs an implementer - Building a business like a franchise  - Brian’s secret to profiting   - And other topics… Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the parent company of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine. Each brand has franchise locations in every major metro in North America and Australia. Brian is the author of the books WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success And his second book, BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss. He is also  a regular contributor to Forbes, writing about small business ownership, franchising, and building corporate culture. His companies have appeared on major media outlets including ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, CNN, The Today Show, Oprah, and CNBC. His story has been featured in Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, Huffington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. Sponsored By: Riverside.fm - Visit Riverside.fm and use code YAP to start recording studio quality sound and video and get 15% off a membership plan. WRKOUT - Visit bit.ly/yap_wrkout to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP 99designs by Vista - 99Designs by Vista - Head to 99designs.com/YAP to learn more and get $30 off your first design contest! Credit Karma Personal Loans - Go to creditkarma.com/loanoffers to find the loan for you Shopify - Go to shopify.com/profiting, for a FREE fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode: #76: From Trash to Cash with Brian Scudamore https://www.youngandprofiting.com/76-from-trash-to-cash-with-brian-scudamore/  The E Myth by Michael E. Gerber: https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Most-Businesses-Dont-About/dp/0887303625 Brian’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Brian-Scudamore/e/B07HYJ8FSS?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1650302541&sr=1-1  Brian’s Website: https://www.o2ebrands.com  Brian’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scudamore/  Brian’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianscudamore/  Brian’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianscudamore  Brian’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bscudamore/  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What’s the key to a successful business? Whole Foods Market CEO and best-selling author John Mackey believes it lies in Conscious Capitalism. This is the idea that higher purpose, stakeholder orientation, conscious leadership, and conscious culture can transform companies and lead to long-term success. This model was hugely successful for Whole Foods. It helped them grow from a single store in Austin, TX to hundreds of stores around the US and landed them on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 20 consecutive years. However, conscious capitalism and conscious leadership were things John had to learn and practice. John believes that by being a conscious leader, leading with love, integrity, and authenticity, and following the ideas of conscious capitalism, any business can find success. In this episode, Hala and John talk about what it means to be a conscious leader and how you can become one, his journey in starting Whole Foods Market, failures and what he learned, his secret to finding happiness, and much more.    Topics Include: - John’s background - John’s complicated relationship with his father - Opening SaferWay - What contributed to the success of Whole Foods Market? - How to find the right team - The importance of pivoting and adapting - Wholepeople.com and learning from failure - Conscious Capitalism and the real purpose of business - John’s transformation into conscious leadership - John’s secret to finding happiness - Qualities of a conscious leader - Win-Win-Win situations in business - John’s #1 tip to transform your company culture - John on transparent salaries - John’s intentions for his next business - John’s actionable advice to be more profitable tomorrow - John’s secret to profiting - And other topics… John Mackey is the Co-Founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market. The company has been included on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 20 consecutive years. John is also the best-selling author of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business, and the co-founder of the Conscious Capitalism Movement. Mackey is recognized as one of Fortune’s “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Winner for the United States,” Institutional Investor’s “Best CEO in America,” Barron’s “World’s Best CEO,” MarketWatch’s “CEO of the Year,” Fortune’s “Businessperson of the Year,” and Esquire’s “Most Inspiring CEO.” Sponsored By: Riverside.fm - Visit Riverside.fm and use code YAP to start recording studio quality sound and video and get 15% off a membership plan WRKOUT - Visit bit.ly/yap_wrkout to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP 99designs by Vista - Head to 99designs.com/YAP to learn more and get $30 off your first design contest! Credit Karma Personal Loans - Go to creditkarma.com/loanoffers to find the loan for you Resources Mentioned: John’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/John-Mackey/e/B00AE9FR5K/  John’s Website: https://media.wholefoodsmarket.com/experts/john-mackey  John’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-mackey-a824bb1ab/  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/ Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/ Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/ Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The world of NFTs is the Wild West! Entering the space with knowledge and understanding is crucial to keeping you and your assets safe. Experts Brandon Hoffman, Christa Laser, Mitch Jackson, and Jerome Bethea (JB the Wizard) let us know what to consider as investors, and guide us through the legal side of NFTs. Topics Include: - Where to research and acquire NFTs - How to know if an NFT is a good investment - Defining on-chain and off-chain - Considering utility when investing - Four steps to finding red flags in NFT - What makes NFT a good investment - Fair use vs copyright infringement - Process of purchasing an NFT - Security and keeping your assets safe - Hot wallet vs cold wallet - What’s a “rug pull” and how to avoid it - Pros and cons of regulation - And other topics… Brandon Hoffman is a senior venture investor at Samsung Next where he leads efforts around Web3, gaming/Metaverse, and fintech/Defi. Brandon has executed more than 20 early-stage deals. Christa Laser is an intellectual property law professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Her research focuses on intellectual property and innovation. She is also an angel investor and a Venture Partner with NextGen Venture Partners. Mitch Jackson is a trial lawyer, entrepreneur, and investor. He was named California Litigation Lawyer of the Year in 2013 and Orange County Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2009. Jerome Bethea (JB the Wizard) is an NFT Consultant to NFT Founders. He is the CEO and founder of Futuring™ With The Wizard, where he coaches Top Tier Salespeople. Sponsored By: Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Grin.co - Find out how GRIN can help you grow your brand. Watch the demo at GRIN.co  WRKOUT - Visit bit.ly/yap_wrkout to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP 99designs by Vista - Head to 99designs.com/YAP to learn more and get $30 off your first design contest! Riverside.fm - Visit riverside.fm and use my code YAP to get 60 minutes free recording and 15% off a membership plan. Resources Include: Get $10 Free Bitcoin on Coinbase: https://www.coinbase.com/YAP #YAPLive: NFT Basics and Beyond with Ben Yu, John Kraski, Brian Esposito, and Ashley France: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/yaplive-nft-basics-and-beyond-with-ben-yu-john-kraski-brian-esposito-and-ashley-france/ #YAPLive: NFTs for Artists & Creators with Maria Brito, Jerome Bethea (JB the Wizard), Cesar Maximo, and QuHarrison Terry: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/yaplive-nfts-for-artists-creators-with-maria-brito-jerome-bethea-jb-the-wizard-cesar-maximo-and-quharrison-terry/ Brandon’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bdhoffman/ Brandon’s Medium: https://medium.com/@brandondhoffman Brandon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrandonHoffmanC Christa’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christalaser/ Christa’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/christalaser Christa’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christa.laser/ Christa’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ChristaLaser Mitch’s Website: https://mitchjackson.com/ Mitch’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitchjackson/ Mitch’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/mitchjackson Mitch’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mitchjackson/ Mitch’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/triallawyerexpert/videos Mitch’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/metaverselawyermitchjackson/ JB’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jbthewizard/ JB’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FuturingWithTheWizard/ Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
If we want to improve ourselves and build strong relationships with others, we have to start at the root of everything: human nature. Best-selling author and expert in human nature, Robert Greene believes that by understanding the drives and motivations of ourselves and those around us, we can improve ourselves and thrive. In this episode, Hala and Robert talk about the Laws of Human Nature, including The Law of Rationality, The Law of Grandiosity, The Law of Narcissism, and more. They also yap about how humans are irrational beings, how to detach from the control of emotions, how to determine someone’s character, how to harness the “shadow self” for good, and so much more.    Topics Include: - Why Robert wrote “The Laws of Human Nature”  - The Law of Rationality  - Is it possible to become fully rational?   - The Law of Narcissism  - Who is a narcissist?  - What is our “shadow self”  - How to harness our “shadow self” for good - How do we determine someone’s character? - Strong vs weak character - The Law of Grandiosity   - How success can be dangerous - The Law of Death Denial  - Samurai warrior medication technique related to death - And other topics…  Robert Greene is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law, Mastery, and The Laws of Human Nature.  Robert has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, CNN, The New Yorker, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, and Forbes, among others. He has also appeared on The Today Show, CNBC, ABC, and more. Robert attended U.C. Berkeley and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received a degree in classical studies. He currently lives in Los Angeles. Sponsored By: HelloFresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/yap16 and use code yap16 for up to 16 free meals and 3 free gifts Grin.co - Find out how GRIN can help you grow your brand. Watch the demo at GRIN.co  WRKOUT - Visit wrkout.com/yap to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP 99designs by Vista - Head to 99designs.com/YAP to learn more and get $30 off your first design contest! Constant Contact - To start your free digital marketing trial today, visit constantcontact.com Riverside.fm - Visit riverside.fm and use my code YAP to get 60 minutes free recording and 15% off a membership plan. Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode #43: Decoding the Laws of Human Nature with Robert Greene [Part 1]: https://soundcloud.com/youngandprofiting/robert-greene-p1v1?in=king-robinson-470572546/sets/power  YAP Episode #44: Decoding the Laws of Human Nature with Robert Greene [Part 2]: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/44-decoding-the-laws-of-human-nature-with-robert-greene-part-2/  Robert’s Books: https://powerseductionandwar.com/books/  Robert’s Website: https://powerseductionandwar.com/  Robert’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-48-Laws-of-Power-by-Robert-Greene-139177212820049/  Robert’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertGreene  Robert’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robertgreeneofficial/  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Join Hala’s SlickText Community: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How do you react to challenging situations and interactions? Are you able to express empathy and understanding even when you’re feeling frustrated and unheard? If so, you might have high emotional intelligence (EQ). A high EQ is one of the most important skill sets you can have if you want to thrive in and outside of the office. People with high EQ are more likely to be effective communicators, problem-solvers, and more. If you think you have a low EQ and tend to react based on your emotions, don’t worry! Best-selling author and psychologist Dan Goleman knows that these skills can be learned! We can all harness our emotions and use them for our benefit. In this episode, Hala talks to Dan about IQ VS EQ, the link between mindfulness and EQ, the four aspects of an emotionally intelligent person, parasympathetic and sympathetic modes, the relationship between anxiety and performance, and gives actionable tips about how we can learn emotional intelligence.    Topics Include: - Dan’s Journey - The basis of his book Emotional Intelligence - IQ VS EQ - Learning EQ and neuroplasticity  - Link between meditation and stress reactivity  - Four parts of an emotionally intelligent person - Value of emotions  - Emotional Stoplight  - Cyber disinhibition - Types of brains and brain biology - Amygdala hijacks  - Steps to developing emotional intelligence  - Inner dialogue and how to speak to ourselves  - Parasympathetic vs sympathetic mode - Relationship between anxiety and performance - Self-motivation and purpose  - “The Good Cry” and why this phenomenon may not hold weight - Recipe for getting over an argument  - How to shift your mood - Three different types of empathy and how you use them - How emotional intelligence impacts society  - How EQ translates into organizational performance - Dan’s actionable advice to be more profitable tomorrow - Dan's secret to profiting in life   - And other topics…  Daniel Goleman is the author of the best-selling book Emotional Intelligence, as well as many other works in emotional and social intelligence, leadership, and education. He is also a psychologist, former science journalist for the New York Times, and co-director of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations. Daniel co-founded the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning at Yale University’s Child Studies Center. He lectures frequently to professional audiences, and is the host of the First Person Plural podcast. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College, and a PhD in clinical psychology and personality development from Harvard, where he also taught.  Sponsored By: Peloton - Visit onepeloton.com to learn more.  Indeed - Go to Indeed.com/profiting to claim your $75 credit before April 30th WRKOUT - Visit wrkout.com/yap to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Constant Contact - To start your free digital marketing trial today, visit constantcontact.com 99designs by Vista - Head to 99designs.com/YAP to learn more and get $30 off your first design contest! Resources Mentioned: Dan’s Books: https://www.danielgoleman.info/purchase/  Dan’s EI Assessments: https://www.danielgoleman.info/ei-assessments/  Dan’s Podcast, First Person Plural: https://www.keystepmedia.com/first-person-plural/  Dan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielgoleman/  Dan’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danielgoleman Dan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daniel_goleman_/ Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Me via @SlickText: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Part two of the NFT Live Clubhouse series goes deep on NFTs for creators. In this episode, Hala, Maria, JB the Wizard, Cesar, and QuHarrison talk about the innovation NFTs brought to the art world, how artists are benefiting from NFTs financially and beyond, minting, whitelisting, gas fees, three elements you need for a successful roadmap, predictions for the future of NFTs, and so much more.  Topics Include: - Innovation NFTs brought to the world/art world  - Financial innovation and new business model of NFTS - What is minting and what are drops?  - Understanding the “gas fee”  - Three elements you need for successful NFT roadmaps - NFTs and advances in copyright law  - Things artists should consider when minting NFTs - NFT creators as artists and community builders   - Utility of NFTs - Round Robin  - Right and wrong reasons for getting involved in NFTs - Predictions for the future of NFTs  - And other topics…  Maria Brito is a highly successful entrepreneur, writer, and innovator in the art world. In 2020, Maria was named as one of the visionaries who shaped the Art World by ARTNEWS. Maria also writes the popular weekly newsletter, “The Grove,” and teaches courses about creativity. Jerome Bethea (JB the Wizard) is an NFT Consultant to NFT Founders. He is the CEO and founder of Futuring™ With The Wizard, where he coaches Top Tier Salespeople.  Cesar Maximo is the Co-Founder of NFTimes, a group dedicated to decentralized projects. He has been active in crypto since 2018. Co-Founder of the Cake eXperiment. QuHarrison Terry is the Co-Host of CNBC’s No Retreat: Business Bootcamp. He is also the author of The NFT Handbook. And he advises and assists Mark Cuban’s portfolio companies with their marketing strategies and growth objectives. Sponsored By: Grin.co - Find out how GRIN can help you grow your brand. Watch the demo at GRIN.co  WRKOUT - Visit wrkout.com/yap to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations 99designs by Vista - Head to 99designs.com/YAP to learn more and get $30 off your first design contest! Constant Contact -  To start your free digital marketing trial today, visit constantcontact.com  Riverside.fm - Visit riverside.fm and use my code YAP to get 60 minutes free recording and 15% off a membership plan. Resources Mentioned: #YAPLive: NFT Basics and Beyond with Ben Yu, John Kraski, Brian Esposito, and Ashley France: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/yaplive-nft-basics-and-beyond-with-ben-yu-john-kraski-brian-esposito-and-ashley-france/  YAP Episode #161: Harnessing Creativity to Improve Your Skillset with Maria Brito: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/162-harnessing-creativity-to-improve-your-skillset-with-maria-brito/  ​​Subscribe Maria’s Newsletter “The Groove”: https://www.mariabrito.com/subscribe   Maria’s Website: mariabrito.com Maria’s Twitter: @MariaBrito_NY  Maria’s Instagram: @MariaBrito_NY Maria’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariabrito-ny/  JB’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jbthewizard/  JB’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FuturingWithTheWizard/  QuHarrison’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/quharrison-terry-728b3a89/  QuHarrison’s Website: https://quharrison.com/  QuHarrison’s Twitter: @quharrison  QuHarrison’s Instagram: @quharrison  QuHarrison’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quharrison/  NFT Times: https://nftimes.org/  Cesar’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/zap234  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.com/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We all want to be happy, but what does happiness really mean and can anyone achieve it? Happiness experts Laura Day and Amy Green Smith believe so, but happiness is something that must be nourished and cultivated. Being happy doesn’t mean that you won’t ever be upset, sad, or frustrated, but instead that you’ll be better able to cope with these emotions and have a better life overall. Happiness is something you practice by setting boundaries, making connections, and identifying value and purpose. In this episode, Hala, Amy, and Laura talk about what happiness means and how it can be achieved, define empowered realistic thinking, discuss intuition and how to hone it, talk about setting boundaries, and the relationships between happiness, purpose, and values.   Topics Include: - Defining Happiness - The link between happiness and connection - Empowered realistic thinking  - Learned helplessness - Finding the wins in our own behavior  - What is intuition and how to hone it - Synchronicity - Setting boundaries - How to say no - Examples of boundaries in relationships  - How we can be more present and practice mindfulness  - Relationship between happiness, purpose, and career  - And other topics…   Laura Day is the New York Times bestselling author of Practical Intuition and has spent over two decades helping companies and individuals use the power of intuition to achieve their dreams. Laura has been featured in publications including Newsweek, New York Magazine, The Independent, Bottom Line, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and People, and has appeared on numerous shows including CNN, Fox News, Good Morning America, The View, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Amy Green Smith is a certified and credentialed life coach and hypnotherapist, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment expert. She is also the host of the Bold-Faced Truth Podcast. She has multiple certifications and credentials including, coaching certification through The Coaches Training Institute, credentialed with the International Coaching Federation, and many more. Sponsored By: Jordan Harbinger - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Peloton - Visit onepeloton.com to learn more.  Grin.co - Find out how GRIN can help you grow your brand. Watch the demo at GRIN.co  ThirdLove - Upgrade your bra today and get 20% off your first order today at thirdlove.com/yap ExpressVPN - Visit my exclusive link ExpressVPN.com/yap and get 3 extra months free Resources Mentioned: #YAPLive Unlocking True Happiness: https://youngandprofiting.com/yaplive-unlocking-true-happiness-with-laura-day-amy-smith-and-scott-glassman/  Laura’s Website: https://lauraday.com/  Laura’s Books: https://lauraday.com/books-audio/  Laura’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lauradaycircle  Laura’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauradayintuit  Laura’s Instagram: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-day-023b1713/  Laura’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LauraDayCircle  Laura’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lauradayintuit/  Amy’s Website: https://amygreensmith.com/  Amy’s Podcast: https://amygreensmith.com/pods/  Amy’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heyamygreensmith  Amy’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/heyamygreen  Amy’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heyamygreensmith/  Amy’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/heyamygreensmith  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.com/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A couple of years ago, Stacey Smith found out that a male colleague in a similar role was making $20k more than she was. In the fashion of any true reporter, Stacey started researching the gender gap in the workplace, exploring everything from why women make less money to why there are fewer women in leadership roles. In this episode, Hala and Stacey talk about sexism in the workplace, the gender pay gap, Stacey’s book Machiavelli for Women, unconscious bias in the workplace, Machiavelli’s princes, mentorship, the Cinderella syndrome, negotiation advice, and more.   Topics Include: - Sexism in the workplace and the gender pay gap today - Why isn’t this changing? - Conflicting views of women leaders  - Hot boxing in the corporate world and what happens to women in this world  - Unconscious biases and their reverberations   - History of Machiavelli and his princes  - Takeaways from Machiavelli - Cringy advice in Machiavelli for Women  - Growing career after having a child - Advice for men and mentorship in the workplace  - Key observations that Machiavelli made about human nature that are true today - Definition of power and Machiavelli's power principle  - Cinderella syndrome  - Advice on negotiation and asking for women  - Fake it till you make it  - Birds of a confident feather  - The easy ask - Advice for women and men  - And other topics… Stacey Vanek Smith is the co-host of NPR's The Indicator from Planet Money. She's also a correspondent for Planet Money, where she covers business and economics.  Before coming to NPR, Stacey worked for Marketplace, where she was a correspondent and fill-in host. At Marketplace, Smith was part of a collaboration with The New York Times, where she explored the relationship between money and marriage. She was also part of Marketplace's live shows, where she produced a series of pieces on getting her data mined. Her work has appeared on All things Considered, Consider This, Morning Edition, Up First, Weekend All Things Considered, It’s Been A Minute, with Sam Sanders, How I Built This, and Rough Translation, as well as in Time Magazine, The New York Times, The Awl and People Magazine. Stacey earned her bachelor's degree in comparative literature and creative writing from Princeton University. She also holds a master's in broadcast journalism from Columbia University. Sponsored By: 99 Designs - Head to 99designs.com/YAP to learn more and get $30 off your first design contest! Sandland Sleep - Go to sandlandsleep.com and use the promo code YAP15 ThirdLove - Upgrade your bra today and get 20% off your first order today at thirdlove.com/yap ExpressVPN - Visit my exclusive link ExpressVPN.com/yap and get 3 extra months free WRKOUT - Visit wrkout.com/yap to book a FREE Session with a world-class trainer and get 30% off your first TWO MONTHS with code YAP Resources Mentioned: Stacey on NPR: https://www.npr.org/people/350888943/stacey-vanek-smith  Machiavelli For Women by Stacey Smith: https://www.staceyvaneksmith.com/book  Harvard University’s Implicit Association Test (IAT): https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/education.html  Women Don’t Ask by Linda Babcock: https://www.amazon.com/Women-Dont-Ask-Negotiation-Gender/dp/0691210535  Stacey’s Website: https://www.staceyvaneksmith.com/  Stacey’s Podcast: https://www.staceyvaneksmith.com/audio Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/staceyvaneksmith/ Stacey’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/svaneksmith  Stacey’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stacey-vanek-smith-4171ab13/  Connect with Young and Profiting: YAP’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting/     Hala’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Me via @SlickText: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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