74: Former NFL Athlete Turned CEO Mike Morini on Leading and Growing Your Company During Uncertain Times

Former NFL Athlete Turned CEO Mike Morini on Leading and Growing Your Company During Uncertain Times

Welcome to episode 74 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Mike Morini, CEO of Workforce Software, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on leading and growing your company during this unique era of uncertainty, the state of the world, wellness,  plus a brief discussion about playing professional football, and much more.

Mike is a 30-year software veteran experienced in growing and scaling enterprise software companies. He has helped shape and guide multiple fast-growth companies in the cloud arena with an extensive background building out global cloud-based platforms. Before joining WorkForce Software, Mike was previously in CEO and COO positions at SAP, Aria Systems, OutlookSoft, InterWorld, and Verbind.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Mike’s brief stint with professional football
  • Mike’s upbringing 
  • Mike’s early days in business and lessons learned from that
  • The mindset around taking risks
  • The parallels between athletics and being an executive
  • The keys to WorkForce Software’s growth during Mike’s time
  • How to pivot your company strategy on the fly (massively important during these current times)
  • Key traits that are needed for business success in 2021 and beyond
  • An underutilized skill that most CEO’s don’t have
  • Keeping excellent communication when you’re forced to work remotely
  • How Mike maintains his personal well being and sanity
  • And much more

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73: Hellah Sidibe on Running Across the U.S. and Every Day For 3 Years + Unlocking Your Human Potential

Hellah Sidibe on Running Across the U.S. and Every Day For 3 Years + Unlocking Your Human Potential

Welcome to episode 73 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Hellah Sidibe, better known as HellahGood stopping by for a fascinating conversation on reinventing yourself and running. Hellah is a former pro football player, athlete, and youtube star. Hellah ran for three years consecutively and is now planning to run across the United States. Hellah wasn’t someone who initially loved to run.

Instead, he’s someone who became addicted to it, and more importantly, someone who found themselves while racking up those miles.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • About the concept and misconceptions of “aging”
  • Hellah’s journey from Mali to the U.S.
  • How soccer helped forge Hellah’s mindset
  • How a plant-based diet helped Hellah transform
  • How Hellah got involved with running
  • About Hellah running every day for 3 years and the many benefits from it
  • How Hellah’s Youtube channel got started
  • How to get started with running (and why the 365 challenge can be for you)
  • How Hellah approaches his recovery
  • Hellah’s approach to training
  • About Hellah’s goal of running across the U.S.
  • And much much more

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72: Gratitude 2.0: The Untold Story (and Science) of Gratitude + How It Can Reverse Aging and Boost Your Immune System

Gratitude 2.0: The Untold Story (and Science) of Gratitude + How It Can Reverse Aging and Boost Your Immune System

Welcome to episode 72 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

With all the doom and gloom in the world, it seems as though everywhere we turn, there’s one crisis or another. Being informed is good, but consuming a steady diet of bad news takes a toll on your energy, relationship, business, health, and even how you age. But, no need to fret. There’s a simple action that counteracts all of this: gratitude. Gratitude is much more than some sentimental thing.

Inner balance gratitude 2.0
Blue blocking glasses and my Inner Balance Bluetooth device

And in today’s episode, we’re taking a deep dive into the science of gratitude and its effect on your heart, immune system, and how you age.

HeartMath Rhythm
An example of a change in heart rhythms after shifting emotions

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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • About the state of the world today and how it’s suffocating your potential
  • Gratitude 1.0 and what it is
  • Gratitude 2.0 and what it is
  • How gratitude is scientifically measured and the surprising research behind it
  • Gratitude and its effect on your heart and immune system
  • How to alter your mental state
  • About the connection between your prefrontal cortex and depression
  • 4 Benefits of gratitude 2.0
  • How to start leveraging gratitude in your daily life
  • Much much more

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