May 29, 2018
Our guest today is Justin Schenck. Justin is the founder of the The Growth Now Movement podcast. He has been named a Top 8 Podcaster to watch in 2018 by INC.com and chosen as an ‘Icon of Influence’ in the new media space. What started out as a way to connect with top people and inspire others has become a way of life. Now getting played in over 100 countries every single week Justin is able to make a greater impact than he could have ever imagined. He not only speaks to organizations on how to overcome adversity and utilize podcasting to grow their business but he helps others launch and grow their own podcasts with www.beginpodcastingnow.com
In this episode we dive into:
How his greatest moment of growth came from losing his mother
and what he learned from hitting his rock bottom.
Why no matter where you are or what you’re doing, it’s important to be 100% invested in the moment.
Why filling your own cup comes first, and how that gives you the ability to give to others.
How aligning your branding and messaging will allow you to grow organically.
How he gauges his success not by his income, but by his level of happiness.
How his separation from his partner was actually the spark that launched his podcast to grow organically.
The challenges he faced in his childhood and the lessons he learned that he can apply now.
Why the greatest challenge Justin faced in growing his business and podcast wasn’t anything external, but actually his own internal struggle.
How he shifted his mindset from fear to a feeling of belonging at the table.
How his ability to cultivate relationships has been the biggest factor in his success.
The importance of making daily sacrifices for the long term wins.
How to put in the work now, so you can take days off later.
How to pick yourself up and pull yourself out of challenges and tragedy.
Why it’s actually ok to be angry.
How he uses visualization and mindfulness to dial in everyday and increase productivity.
Why the key to growth is to stop worrying about what other people are doing and stop trying to be someone else.
The importance of finding out who you are first, and then creating your life around that.
Justin’s stint in medical sales and the side hustle he built doing live personal growth events.
His initial failed attempt at being an entrepreneur and he was forced to go back to his 9-5 job.