Why It’s Time for You to Stop Trying [Podcast S05E08]

How to Achieve More in 3 Game-Changing Steps

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 8 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to get past trying and finally start achieving.

Sometimes our language, indecision, and lack of commitment can keep us from reaching our goals. But what if we could change our thinking and finally accomplish what matters most?

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In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • What Yoda and Tony Robbins have in common. Hint: It’s not height!
  • Why the words we use shape the future we’re heading toward.
  • How taking a stand for a big goal can create better outcomes.
  • The worst thing you can tell your boss in a business-review meeting.
  • How the three steps outlined in this episode affect your health, your relationships, your parenting, your career, and more.

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You can download a complete, word-for-word transcript of this episode here, courtesy of Ginger Schell, a professional transcriptionist, who does all my transcriptions.

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I’ll be discussing “Why It’s Time for You to Stop Trying” today at 3:15 p.m. CDT on #VirtualMentor.

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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: Where have you been trying instead of doing?

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

  • Video: Tony Robbins on the difference between trying and doing (Warning: If you’re like me, you’re having trouble viewing Tony’s video right now. The site appears to be temporarily down. If you’re interested, check back to view when it’s back up. And one more warning: When the site is back up note that this video features some rough language.)

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If you want to listen to more episodes, you will find all thirteen audio episodes of Season 4 here. I release the video episodes weekly, as they are not yet available for batch listening. If you are looking for previous episodes, you can find Season 0 here, Season 1 here, Season 2 here, Season 3 here, Season 4 here, and Season 5 here.

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