Empower with Clayton Morris | Crush limiting beliefs. Create financial freedom. Cultivate productive habits
Summary: Clayton Morris is a news anchor, real estate investor, public speaker and former ball of stress. The mission of the Empower podcast is to help us achieve financial freedom. Empower tackles this on two fronts, first by helping us overcome our limiting beliefs around money, second by providing practical wealth building advice from our remarkable guests. Each week Clayton interviews brilliant guests like Tom Krol, Adam Carroll, Byron Katie, Eckhart Tolle, Lewis Howes, Todd Henry and more to find out how we can achieve financial freedom, reduce stress, and accomplish more by living a more intentional life.
Today the School of Greatness podcast is the top podcast on iTunes; it's downloaded by millions of listeners around the world and the host is internationally-acclaimed author, speaker, and business man Lewis Howes. But the origins of the School of Greatness lie within Lewis' struggles as a young man with shattered dreams. In his early 20s Lewis was on top of the world as a world class professional athlete when a career ending injury changed everything. After two years of sleeping on his sister's couch he decided to pick himself up and build a life of purpose. In this moving interview on Empower Lewis guides us through his story and shows how we too can build a meaningful life.
Have you ever considered it’s not the things in your life that cause you stress, resentment and fear, but your thoughts and beliefs? According to our guest for today’s episode, world-renowned author Byron Katie, there is only one thing that creates stress or other negative emotions in our lives: our thoughts and beliefs about what is happening in the moment. On today’s episode of the Empower podcast Byron chats about her seminal book Loving What Is, the four questions that book is formulated on (also called The Work) and her personal discovery of this practice.
Dr. Hanson returns to the show for another conversation with Clayton! Can we train ourselves to be happier, to find the good in our everyday lives? Or are we stuck with what we've been given? The answer, happily, is the former and here to share his wisdom on how we can become hardwired for happiness is Dr. Rick Hanson. Rick, as he likes to be called, has made a life out of studying happiness, psychology and the human mind, and incorporating habits to build happiness into our lives. He's the author of several books, including Hardwiring Happiness. Today we dive into what hardwiring happiness actually means, how we can do it for ourselves and why being happy actually makes a difference in not only our lives but the lives of those around us. Make sure your notebook is handy for episode 18 of the Empower podcast!
Do you have a passion you want to pursue but aren't sure how to start or how to succeed with it? Our guest for today's show is here to shed light on the subject. Harry Campbell is an aerospace engineer turned full-time blogging entrepreneur who started his business, The Rideshare Guy, because of his personal interests and a void he saw in the marketplace. On this episode of the Empower podcast he shares the nitty-gritty of his journey and offers advice on how to succeed as an entrepreneur.
Can you think your way to health or disease? What links are there between your physical well-being and your mind? Today's show answers these questions, and more! Our guest today is Jo Marchant, a scientific journalist with a PhD in genetics and microbiology. She's also the author of Cure: The Journey Into The Science of Mind Over Body. On this episode of the Empower podcast she explains what happens at the cellular level during a placebo effect and how placebos can actually help us.
Can we train ourselves to be happier, to find the good in our everyday lives? Or are we stuck with what we've been given? The answer, happily, is the former and here to share his wisdom on how we can become hardwired for happiness is Dr. Rick Hanson. Rick, as he likes to be called, has made a life out of studying happiness, psychology and the human mind, and incorporating habits to build happiness into our lives. He's the author of several books, including Hardwiring Happiness. Today we dive into what hardwiring happiness actually means, how we can do it for ourselves and why being happy actually makes a difference in not only our lives but the lives of those around us. Make sure your notebook is handy for episode 18 of the Empower podcast!
For some of us owning a business of our own is a dream come true. But what happens when that dream runs our lives and becomes our everyday prison? Sharing how he broke free is Josh Dorkin of Bigger Pockets. Josh has built a widely successful real estate community, full of active and helpful members and tons of valuable content. What started as a passion project blossomed into a thriving business, but a business that consumed all of his time and efforts. On this episode of the Empower podcast we'll talk about how he created systems and learned to delegate so Bigger Pockets could become even bigger and serve his members even better.
Is mental toughness something you're born with, or can you develop it within yourself through practice and with the proper resources? Our guest for today's show has proven it is the latter. Todd Herman of The Peak Athlete is an elite coach and leader who has studied and executed certain principles and practices to become mentally tough. On this episode of Empower we talk about his introduction to the world of mental toughness, what his 7 principles of mental toughness are and much more!
Do you think discipline is either something you have or you don't have? According to our guest on today's show, Rory Vaden, discipline can be cultivated and he's here to share how. Rory is the best-selling author of several books including Procrastinate on Purpose and Take The Stairs. He's also given a TedTalk on the subject of discipline, procrastination and time management. On this episode of Empower we talk about what he learned on the subject of discipline at an early age, why vision is the fuel of discipline (and how to generate that fuel), and a whole lot more.
If you talk to most successful and financially free people they've achieved that freedom in a variety of ways, one of the most common is real estate investing. But what area is right for you if you're just starting out? How do you even get going if you're new to the arena? Joining us to answer those questions and more is expert investor, best-selling author and former NFL player Than Merrill. Than was once the star of the A&E show, Flip This House, who know juggles up to 20 real estate deals at once while building and maintaining a successful real estate company in San Diego. We talk about all of that and more on this episode of Empower.
We're taught many things in school and by our families, but one thing most of us don't learn is the world of money. As a result many people have little understanding of how to make their income work for them and how to be empowered with their money. A beacon of light in that realm, and our guest for today's show, is Adam Carroll. Adam is the world-renowned speaker, TedTalks presenter and host of the Build A Bigger Life podcast. His true passion is speaking and helping people understand themselves and their relationship with money. Today we talk about all of that and more this episode of Empower.
Joanna Garzilli is America’s Intuition Coach. She works as an intuitive trusted business adviser behind the scenes for corporate leaders and entrepreneurs. She has combined her refined intuition, entertainment industry background, and experience in the world of corporate finance to generate outstanding results for her clients. On this episode, she joins us to discuss intuition, meditation, and much more.
If you were somehow stranded in the wilderness could you survive? And what would you learn about yourself in the process? Alan Kay is a wilderness expert and winner of The History Channel's Alone Season 1 challenge; he joins us today to talk about his experience and what learned about himself, about life and about humanity. On this episode we delve into those topics and much more.
What is consciousness? Is it just what our brain perceives or is there some greater source we are all connected to? And does it matter in our lives? Answering all of those questions is Suzannah Scully, executive business and life coach and the podcaster behind Cosmos In You, a show designed to answer questions like What is time? Does consciousness affect our reality?. On this episode we delve into those topics and how to apply the answers to our everyday lives.
Have you wondered how manifesting works - or perhaps you've wondered if it actually works at all? Or perhaps you saw The Secret and felt inspired to create a new life. If either of those scenarios rings true for you you'll enjoy today's guest, Lee Milteer. Lee is a successful business woman, coach and best-selling author who joins Empower to discuss manifestation, protecting yourself in the face of negativity, and how to love yourself. We dive into all of that and more on episode 009.