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July 12, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Joy

Could you use a little more joy in your life? So many people go through life focused on what they lack that they forget to be grateful for what they have. Worse yet, our consumer culture encourages us to fixate on this lack.

This robs us of our joy.

In this episode, I discuss my best tips for living in the moment and increasing the amount of joy in your life, making you happier and more pleasant to be around.

Show Highlights Include:

  • A simple step you can take today to ensure yourself a joyful life ([2:31])
  • A surefire way to live in the moment and experience joy that’s been eluding you ([3:59])
  • Exactly how consumer culture robs you of joy and how you can fight back ([4:12])
  • Why joy is not found in a specific moment and how to attract it like a joy magnet ([6:10])
  • Why laughing at yourself makes people take you more seriously ([8:56])
  • How to instantly make your environment more joyful ([11:42])
  • “Black Belt” secrets to facing your fear and achieving more in your life ([12:38])
  • A common obsession that sucks joy from your life and how to overcome it ([15:09])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third-Grade Dropout, for free.

July 5, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Something Of Value

Our society has a variety of ways to convince you that someone or something is valuable. Titles, wealth, cost, status, and many others.

Friends, don’t buy into the lie. 

When we allow superficial standards to influence our judgments of value, we risk missing out on the best life has to offer.

In this episode, I share the hidden dangers of judgmental attitudes, adopting society’s value standards, and how you can overcome them to understand the truth about what is valuable.

Show Highlights Include:

  • How to magically transform an inexpensive item into something of incalculable worth ([5:14])
  • Why our standards for status and worth trick us into valuing the wrong things ([5:49])
  • What a $5 typewriter can teach you about value ([8:48])
  • Dirty lies society tells us about a person’s value and how you can appreciate their true worth ([10:08])
  • How a judgmental attitude can stunt your personal growth ([10:39])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

June 28, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Failure – The Enemy of Forward Momentum

Has failure in your finances, relationships, or business put an abrupt stop to your life? Are you stuck wallowing in self-pity, unsure how to get things back on track?

Failure is a common obstacle we all have to face. In this episode, Dr. Rick is joined by Kevin Breeding as they tell you exactly how to overcome and blow past failure to regain your forward momentum.

Show Highlights Include:

  • The life-changing lessons you can’t learn from success ([1:30])
  • One brutal question you must answer to begin overcoming failure ([5:57])
  • Is this fatal mistake keeping you stuck in frustration and defeat? ([7:10])
  • The surprisingly simple first step to regaining control of your life ([7:43])
  • What top-level execs understand about failure that you don’t ([16:15])
  • The 2 counterintuitive principles successful people always keep in mind to push through any situation ([17:03])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third-Grade Dropout, for free.

June 21, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Forward Momentum

Have you ever felt like you were stuck? Your life and business were stagnant and you just couldn’t seem to break free? Perhaps you were facing doubt and “what-ifs” in your mind.

In today’s podcast episode, Dr. Rick explains the root cause of fear, what to do about it and how to use this to gain and maintain forward momentum.

Show Highlights Include:

  • Are lazy employees draining your business? Harvard Business Review says this is the #1 key to reigniting their motivation ([2:28])
  • Is this habit causing you to fail? ([2:47])
  • How to execute the inner voice that’s sowing seeds of doubt in your mind ([5:49])
  • The simple remedy for fear you can use anywhere, anytime ([8:51])
  • Eliminate this success-killing word from your vocabulary ([14:49])
  • What to say to yourself when you’re too scared to do anything else ([15:15])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

June 14, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Be A Blessing

While some of us spend our lives looking for blessings in the midst of chaos, others spend their time being the blessing. And by treating others with a willing heart and open mind, the world slowly mends itself from hate and division. 

In this episode, you’ll learn why anyone can be a blessing to others and how giving a simple smile today strengthens the bonds of social engagement for a better tomorrow. 

Show Highlights Include:

  • What a plate of food reveals about the bonds of social engagement – and how to encourage and love your neighbors (no matter your circumstances). ([0:25])
  • Why social media activism accomplishes nothing in the real world – and the small acts of kindness that bring immediate change to your community.  ([2:30])
  • What Bruce Almighty’s mistakes reveal about looking for blessings – and how you can instantly be one instead. ([5:45])
  • What Sister Jean says about encouraging others on a daily basis and how you can be a blessing through every step in life (regardless of what’s happening in the world). ([6:55])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

June 7, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Helpers

Helping others is a virtue that seems to be disappearing in modern society. Our fast-paced lifestyle often leads us to put ourselves before everyone else so that we can get it all done.

But a rising tide lifts all boats, and helping others makes our entire world better off. 

In this episode, I discuss one of the greatest helpers in history and how his good deeds continue to positively affect our society more than 100 years later. 

Show Highlights Include:

  • The desirable characteristic that makes you irresistible and invaluable to everyone around you ([1:53])
  • Invaluable life lessons from the little-known American who was one of history’s greatest helpers ([3:45])
  • How George Washington Carver is still helping Midwestern farmers to this day and what you can learn from this (even if you’ve never seen a farm) ([9:06])
  • 8 “Cardinal Virtues” that can make you a more effective and well-liked person ([12:06])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

May 31, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

The Essence of Greatness: Postscript

Step into the world of greatness with me, Dr. Rick Rigsby, as I reveal the secrets to success in the most unexpected ways. 

In this podcast episode, discover the power of embracing discomfort, disrupting your thinking, and cultivating unwavering determination. Join me, Dr. Rick Rigsby, on a journey of personal growth, as I share practical insights to inspire you to thrive in every aspect of life. 

Get ready to elevate your mindset and embark on a path towards achieving your full potential. Listen now and start living your best life today!

Listen now!

Show Highlights Include: 

  • Do you want to build retention skills? [01:15]
  • Learn about the transformative power of small habits. [01:54]
  • Can you achieve success without enduring pain? [03:23]
  • The importance of doing hard things in life. [04:07]
  • Find out the way to be comfortable being uncomfortable. [05:02]
  • Discover the key to disrupting your thinking on a daily basis. [06:21]
  • The difference between perseverance and determination. [08:42]
  • How do strategies fuel determination and success? [09:29]

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third-Grade Dropout, for free

May 24, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Decisions

A single decision can change the world for the better. But indecisiveness leads to procrastination, overthinking, and failure. 

Decisions have the power to motivate and inspire. But lack of decision can lead to frustration and resentment.

In this episode, I discuss why indecisiveness causes businesses to fail and a framework for making your best decision (even in the worst circumstances). 

Show Highlights Include:

  • The surprising factor that motivated employees to work their hardest for a company, and how to put it to work for you (hint: it’s not money) ([1:31])
  • What your body has to tell you about making the decisions and why you should pay attention ([4:24])
  • A golden rule to follow for guidance when the right decision to make is unclear ([7:30])
  • The 3-pronged decision-making process that leads to the best action to take in your unique circumstance ([8:56])
  • Why dreams are enough to move you in the right direction toward achieving your goals ([9:33])
  • How a single decision led Beverly Cleary to sell over 91 Million books ([13:19])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third-Grade Dropout, for free.

May 17, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Dreams

We’ve all had big dreams. But in a lot of cases, those dreams didn’t pan out the way we envisioned them. Sadly, this causes a lot of people to give up.

Our outcome-oriented society has trained us to expect instant gratification and immediate results. When we don’t get them, we quit. But the real tragedy is that we stop dreaming.

In this episode, I discuss how to regain your big dreams and how to achieve them through a process-oriented approach to life.

Show Highlights Include:

  • A counterintuitive method that lets you live out your biggest dreams instead of pushing them aside and giving up ([1:51])
  • How one man took the British cycling team to the top by focusing on small improvements ([5:26])
  • Why dreaming of massive success is destroying your motivation ([5:42])
  • How our outcome-oriented society stops you from achieving your dreams ([6:26])
  • The commonly misunderstood lesson hidden in the lives of professional athletes ([7:22])
  • What you can learn from how Bill Walsh won his first Super Bowl… 14 years before it was played ([11:01])
  • Why you should celebrate when you experience failure ([13:26])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

May 10, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

The Essence of Greatness, Part 6: The Basics

In today’s episode, I share my journey of significant health improvement and weight loss in our final discussion, “The Essence of Greatness: The Basics.”

Learn how a shift in mindset can lead to better health and more fulfillment. I use straightforward wisdom and personal stories to illustrate how small changes can create big results. Join us for clear, actionable insights that can help you lead a healthier, more successful life. 

Listen now!

Show Highlights Include: 

  • Are you willing to pay the price for success? [00:51] 
  • Discover the life-changing power of disrupting thinking. [02:03]
  • Learn more about the critical role of pain in success. [04:09]
  • Find out this essential component of all successful endeavors. [08:24]
  • How can you fuel greatness with determination? [09:22] 
  • Can you achieve greatness through daily basics? [12:19]
  • What happens when you combine determination with strategy? [13:21]
  • Here is what you must do when you achieve greatness. [17:00]

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.