BBSF 018 – Knowing the Best Places to Spend Your Time & Resources

In this episode, Johnny and Joel continue their discussion about knowing where to invest your time and resources. They talk about how to know when it’s time to quit, and the future of BBSF. They also respond to a listener’s question about fear.

Also covered in this episode:

  • How they made their decision regarding the future of BBSF
  • The importance of breaks and time away from projects
  • The importance of knowing your goals
  • How to know if you’re making an intelligent decision or just giving up
  • The problem with ‘good’
  • Johnny and Joel’s upcoming projects
  • The importance of excitement
  • Working out what you’re actually afraid of, and asking ‘what if?’, and ‘why do I care?’
  • Training yourself to get past fear, using cold showers and rejection therapy

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To view the video version of this episode, go to: BBSF #18 – Knowing the Best Places to Spend Your Time & Resources (the Last Episode)

BBSF 017 – Trainer Roger Lawson’s Best Sexification Tips

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BBSF 016 – Johnny’s 14 Steps for Writing a Novel

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Johnny explains his biggest tips for getting past blocks and writing books. This episode is an updated summary of Johnny’s list of 14 tips for writing a book, with contributions from Joel too. Together, they discuss the mindset, habits and tools you need to produce [...]

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BBSF 015 – Is It Worth It?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Joel and Johnny talk about replacing the question, ‘should I?’ with ‘is it worth it?’. They suggest that, instead of refraining from spending your resources (such as time, money and calories), you find the best way to invest them. They apply this approach to several [...]

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BBSF 014 – How To Deal With And Benefit From Failure

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Joel and Johnny take a close look at failure and just how positive of a thing it can be, as well as how successful people harness failure and use it as a helpful tool going forward. Also covered in this episode: How Johnny reacted to [...]

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BBSF 013 – Giving Back And Leaving A Legacy

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Johnny and Joel look into the concept of giving back and leaving a legacy, as well as how to best approach the situation when you are looking to make a difference in the world. Also covered in this episode: Joel’s recent trip to Guatemala and [...]

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BBSF 012 – Doing Stuff Everyone Thinks Is Stupid Because You Know It’s Right

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Johnny and Joel talk about an important subject for anyone looking to do the extraordinary — how to deal with naysayers and move forward with a “crazy” idea despite the opposing opinions of others. Also covered in this episode: Answering the question of, “Am I [...]

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BBSF 011 – Defeating Excuses With The World’s Strongest Librarian

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Joel and Johnny enjoy some time and conversation with Josh Hanagarne, The World’s Strongest Librarian. They explore the idea of defeating excuses and always moving forward, regardless of the circumstances life has thrown your way. Also covered in this episode: Josh’s outlook on how to [...]

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BBSF 010 – Going From Being An Amateur To Being A Pro

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Johnny and Joel explore how a simple mindset shift can take you from being an amateur to acting and working like a pro, as well as the importance of strict scheduling and other tactics used by productive, successful people everywhere. Also covered in this episode: [...]

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BBSF 009 – Hacking Your Mind With Winning Habits

Podcast: Play in new window | Download While forming new habits may seem like a slightly boring thing to focus a lot of energy on, Johnny, Joel and guest James Clear explore the idea that habits are actually the most direct way to hacking the mind and creating real change and results. Also covered in [...]

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