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Episode 87: Being Thankful All Year Long
This has been a very different year for most of us. Perhaps you are facing challenges far beyond your normal boundaries of life. In this episode, Jimmy and co-host Lori Few share strategies and approaches to maintaining your thankfulness mindset even when the world is spinning out of control. Episode Keys The physical and neurological outcomes of a grateful person such as self-control which leads…
Episode 86: The Source for Positive Change
Do you ever wonder what your life would be like if you had more education? In this episode Jimmy interviews Oklahoma Secretary of Education Ryan Walters about the role education, formal and informal, plays in the lives of people. Episode Keys Why lifetime learning is needed to truly stay ahead of the marketplace for your career. How changing the approach to teaching can bring about…
Episode 85: Thinking Small Serves No One
Do you ever wonder what your life would have been like if you only had taken that chance opportunity when you were younger? In this episode, Jimmy shares three steps to overcoming your limiting beliefs and achieving greatness in life. Episode Keys How to overcome the fear of success.Identifying and recognizing the seven major positive emotions of humans.Why we don't realize our potential in life…
Episode 84: How to Maximize the Seasons of Life
Do you ever feel stuck in the "Winter" season of life? In this episode Jimmy shares the principles of the four seasons to help you achieve your goals and transform your life no matter the time of year. Episode Keys: The importance of focus, commitment and diligence in the "Spring" to give yourself the highest probability of success for the year.Why you must not be…
Episode 83: Go the Extra Mile
Do you ever wonder why the board of directors pays the CEO of Disney $47.5 million in compensation? You can duplicate this success in your own life! In this episode Jimmy shares three lessons to help you achieve success in life. Episode Keys The relationship between attitude and career growth.Giving more than is expected of you will reflect on your lifetime income and success.Why you…
Episode 82: Finish Strong, Start Today
Do you ever wish you could make some permanent changes in your life? Today's episode of Live a Life by Design helps you start, and finish, the process of living life on your own terms. Jimmy shares his proven mindsets to create effective and life-changing transformations that will empower you to live each day in new way. Episode Keys The power of taking initiative today…
Episode 81: The Importance of Leading a Life of Service
Do you ever know someone that has left a powerfully impactful legacy in life? In this episode Jimmy interviews Craig Hodges, CEO of Hodges Capital. They discuss the powerful legacy left by Don Hodges, Co-Founder of Hodges Capital, an investment advisory firm in Dallas, Texas, and how to structure your life to leave a legacy by serving others. Episode Keys: The importance of serving others…
Episode 80: Turn Weariness Into Awareness
Are you truly aware of areas of life that need your talents, your voice? Do you ever wonder how our world became so disrupted? In this episode Jimmy shares three strategies to turn your weariness of the world into awareness of hope. Episode Keys Seeing and hearing the differences of people with whom you come in contact to be interpreted as their experiences of life…
Episode 79: Leading with Kindness in a Time of Disruption
Do you ever wonder how some people impact the lives of others in exceptional ways? The answer lies in this episode. Our guest, Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt, takes us behind the scenes to describe the activities he must manage in the United States' 25th Largest City. His secret to his phenomenal success in life is one that will surprise you. His very modest beginnings…
Episode 78: The Three A’s of Mental Toughness
Do you ever feel defeated because of circumstances beyond your control? We all have felt this way! In this episode, Jimmy shares three mindsets that will help you overcome defeat and become the mentally tough person that is within you. Episode Keys Growing your mental toughness by strengthening your brain to respond to unwanted changes in life.Using your capability of adapting to find your focus…

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