87: MMM | Need Motivation? Create An Anti-Vision

MMM | Need Motivation? Create An Anti-Vision

Welcome to episode 87 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Vision boards, gratitude journals, writing down your “why,” and a slew of other activities are frequently recommended in the self-improvement space. But what about when those activities aren’t enough? That’s when you need to channel aspects of your dark side—specifically your anti-vision. We often know we want to change and don’t like our situation, but we can’t create a clear picture of what we want. But in this same situation, we’re most likely able to rattle off everything we don’t want or don’t stand for. You can take advantage of this and leverage it.


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  • Why you should create an anti-vision

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86: Shanna Dickerson on Building A Ultra Luxury Travel Company and Why We Should Start Living Our Dream Life Now

Shanna Dickerson on Building A Ultra Luxury Travel Company and Why We Should Start Living Our Dream Life Now

Welcome to episode 86 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Shanna Dickerson, Founder, and CEO of Blue Sky Luxury Travels, stopping by for a fascinating discussion on building an unmistakable ultra-luxury travel company, why we can’t put off living our dream life, and much more. Before she helped luxury travelers and businesses worldwide, including A-list clients such as Sir Richard Branson, she had a successful music industry career.

However, at the tender age of 30, she was already experiencing a midlife crisis, and she kept asking herself, “Is it more important to live where you want and find work, or stay where you are climbing a corporate ladder with the hopes of retiring to an amazing place when you’re 60?”


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • The current state of travel
  • Shanna’s gymnastics and tennis background and how it benefits her now
  • Shanna’s origin story and “midlife” crisis
  • The continual evolution of Shanna’s business (and why pivoting is good)
  • How Blue Sky has continued to grow over the years
  • Working with the affluent and how Shanna got her initial clients
  • The various obstacles that Shanna has faced as an entrepreneur (hurricanes are one of them)
  • Rebuilding her company after Hurricane Irma & Maria swept it all away
  • Staying mentally focused and composed as things get stressful
  • Initial habits and tips to building a concierge business
  • How FB Live’s dramatically boosted Shanna’s company (and it’s due to an overlooked reason)
  • Shanna’s tv pilot
  • Shanna’s wellness routine and habits
  • And much more

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85: MMM | The Most Important Step to Living Beyond 120

MMM | The Most Important Step to Living Beyond 120

Welcome to episode 85 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

How long do you want to live? Not how long you think you’ll live, but what you want. The average will shrink and give an answer that they think sounds “reasonable.” The average person also thinks that an inevitable decline across the board is normal as they chronologically get older. But as a listener of this podcast, you know that we’re allergic to being average. In this edition of Mental Model Monday, I’m sharing the most important ingredient to living beyond 120.


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  • The most important step to living beyond 120

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