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February 23, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: True Value

It’s easy to forget the value of something that doesn’t come with a social status or a high price tag. And above all, the need for more. 

But true value has a blinding purpose (even if you don’t see it yet) and it’s ready to change your life for the better. 

In this episode, you’ll discover why true value comes from the things you already have and how to live your happiest life (without the need for more). 

Show Highlights Include:

  • How culture and innovation inspire the way you see things today. ([0:25])
  • How to value the things that actually matter (even if they don’t cost much) . ([4:20])
  • What the ‘Underwood Number 5 Typewriter’ reveals about putting value into reputations and having a status. ([5:20])
  • The ‘need/want’ model for living your most prosperous life (regardless of status or possessions). ([7:20])

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.

February 16, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Perseverance 2.0

In this episode, Dr. Rick shares a captivating exploration of the power of perseverance and finding contentment during life’s toughest seasons. 

Through the biblical story of Leah, he uncovers how second choices can lead to unexpected blessings and God’s best for our lives. Drawing from his own experiences, Dr. Rigsby’s message is one of hope and resilience, reminding us that persevering through challenges can ultimately lead to peace and fulfillment. 

Tune in to discover how to navigate difficult situations and find contentment, no matter what the circumstances are.

Listen now.

Show Highlights Include: 

  • Discover the secret to greater contentment in life. [00:52]
  • How to handle the concept of forward momentum? [02:30]
  • Learn about the biblical story of Leia and Jacob. [04:02]
  • Discover how Leia faced marginalization and objectification. [06:36]
  • What to do when you are on the verge of giving up? [08:13]
  • The second choice often results in the best one. [09:26]
  • The importance of maintaining a mindset of perseverance. [10:12]
  • Here is what you can do when things don’t go as planned. [12:29]

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.

February 9, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Character

Character seems to be in short supply these days. And our shallow, superficial culture doesn’t help. In fact, it works in sneaky, subversive ways to prevent you from building up your character.

So how do you overcome these forces of evil to improve your character and quality of life?

In this episode, Dr. Rick discusses how your character changes the world (for better or worse), the struggles you’ll face in attempting to build your character, and why society is bent on keeping you from improving yourself.

Show Highlights Include:

  • Why global character change is not someone else’s problem and how you can make the world a better place ([1:01])
  • How the media perverts our view of restoration to cash in (and how to find the truth) ([2:04])
  • 2 sinister forces you will battle when building a better life ([3:04])
  • Three subtle ways that modern society combats those who want to improve their character ([5:01])
  • The one place you must begin your restoration efforts, or they’ll never work ([5:38])
  • Essential character lessons from grandma and grandpa that will fix your priorities ([6:00])
  • Why society’s definition of success leads to your failure ([7:20])
  • Character building secrets from one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time ([9:45])
  • Why good character has been on the decline since the 19th century (and what to do about it) ([11:12])

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.

February 2, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Perseverance

Get ready to be inspired by incredible stories of resilience and triumph. In this episode, we uncover the remarkable power of perseverance and its profound impact on our lives. 

Through real-life examples and captivating narratives, we explore how individuals have overcome adversity and achieved extraordinary success. 

Join us as we embark on a journey of hope, resilience, and the unwavering spirit that drives us to never give up. If you’re ready to be uplifted and motivated, this episode is for you.

Listen now.

Show Highlights Include: 

  • What if the key to happiness lies in not giving up? [00:35]
  • The importance of making a choice. [01:13]
  • Discover the secret to contentment. [02:17]
  • Here is the inspiration that you need for success. [05:50]
  • Learn the three magical words that will keep you going. [07:08]
  • This biblical story of resilience will give you goosebumps. [09:15]
  • How can Leah’s story help you keep up the spirit? [12:15]
  • Reflecting on God’s best choice for us being the second choice. [13:01]

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.

January 26, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Existing

Are you suffering the pain of loss? Maybe it was the death of a loved one, loss of a job, or even bankruptcy that has left you feeling hopeless. 

In this episode, Dr. Rick explains the difference between losing hope and losing perspective, and gives you the first step to overcoming your hopelessness. 

Show Highlights Include:

  • The dramatic difference between losing hope and losing perspective ([5:34])
  • What you can learn from tragic loss ([6:37])
  • How to shift from coasting to making progress in your life ([7:20])
  • The most important question you can ask yourself ([14:21])
  • Why you shouldn’t underestimate the power of small steps ([16:16])

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.

January 19, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Happy

We all have the desire to be happy. A happy life gives you confidence, success, and a purpose in everything you do. But finding happiness can sometimes feel out of your control (especially when you’re facing tough times). 

There is, however, a commitment you can make to being the best person you can be – and that starts with making the choice to be happy. 

In this episode, you’ll discover why making the choice to be happy is easier than you think and how to live every day to the fullest (regardless of your circumstances). 

Show Highlights Include:

  • How to use the goofy “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” song to put a smile on your face (no matter what you’re dealing with). ([0:35])
  • Why holocaust survivor Eddie Jaku is the happiest man in the world – and how to live each moment without bitterness or resentment for a fulfilling life. ([3:03])
  • Five lessons to restore your hope and remind you why choosing to be happy is easier than you think. ([9:23])
  • The two videos you should watch online for living a better life and seeing everyday as a gift ([10:25])

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.

January 12, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Dealing with Insecurity

If you’re like most people, insecurity is something that you’ve probably had to deal with at some point in your life. You’re definitely not alone. The effects of the media and the internet on our culture have been devastating, and that is unlikely to change anytime soon.

So what can you do about it?

In this episode, Dr. Rick discusses the root cause of our insecurities, a tool you can use to instantly overcome your self-doubt, and the one thing you must know to maintain belief in yourself.

Show Highlights Include:

  • A crowd-pleasing way to overcome negative feelings about yourself ([2:23])
  • This factor has a huge influence over the way you see yourself today ([3:43])
  • An extremely effective tool you can use to instantly combat insecurity ([4:30])
  • The insidious source of the forces that shape your self-image ([9:09])
  • You must do this to develop unshakeable self-confidence ([9:40])
  • Knowing this one thing can make you immune to destructive outside influences ([11:04])

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.

January 5, 2024 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Growing

Have you ever felt stuck? Like your life was filled with chaos and randomness, preventing you from moving forward? 

Imagine if there was a simple shift you could make to break out of that rut. In this episode, Dr. Rick discusses how to have an active mind and why continuous learning is the key to sustained growth in your business and life.

Show Highlights Include:

  • Why passive minds are destroying society ([2:58])
  • The simple way to develop an active mind ([3:05])
  • The common device that is making you dumber by the minute ([4:42])
  • If you’re making this leadership mistake, you are killing your business ([10:30])
  • The single most important question great people ask themselves every day ([11:29])
  • How having a foe can force you to level up ([14:39])

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.

December 29, 2023 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Code

Growing up in the 60s, everyone had a code of conduct they followed. And for most folks, honor was on that list. 

Somewhere between the 1960s and today, we’ve lost our code of conduct. And the world is an inferior place because of it. But just because everyone else threw out their code of conduct doesn’t mean you have to. 

In fact, having a code makes you more likely to succeed. It makes your days less chaotic. And it makes your relationships more rewarding. 

In this episode, you’ll discover how a code of conduct improves almost every aspect of your life. 

Listen now. 

Show Highlights Include:

  • How living by a code of conduct increases your chances of sustained success ([0:26]
  • Why incremental improvements every day unlock seismic changes in your life ([3:29]
  • The insidious way massive corporations like Pepsi and Coca-Cola convince you to ditch your code of conduct for short-term gratification ([5:55]
  • The Cub Scouts’ “On My Arm” secret that results in an honorable legacy that survives long after you ([7:11]
  • How following this simple exercise brings joy to every person you interact with ([9:15]

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.

December 22, 2023 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Encore: Cleansing

Just as people consider a juice cleanse to get rid of toxins in their body, a mental cleanse helps you get rid of the emotions and experiences weighing you down daily. 

And when getting rid of emotional “junk,” you are often left with clarity, creativity, and mental wholeness – ready to take on the world and renewed in your spirit. 

In this episode, you’ll discover how to cleanse your spirit in just a few minutes everyday.  

Show Highlights Include:

  • Why watching the news all day makes your soul feel heavy – and how to immediately lift your spirit and feel restored. ([1:30])
  • The Psalm 51 solution for handling life’s burdens with more peace, forgiveness, and healing. ([4:48])
  • How the Blue Mind Effect instantly increases your happiness, makes you feel more connected, and enhances your spiritual energy. ([9:47])
  • The daily ritual for cleansing emotional wounds and feeling more open-hearted (even if you only have a few minutes). ([12:43])

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.