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Apr 25, 2017

“Common sense is not common practice.” — Brian Buffini

People write in all the time wanting to know more about Brian Buffini and asking for his advice. In this episode, show producer, David Lally, asks Brian several of the questions sent in from listeners. Brian discusses the strong influence his parents had on him, the wisdom he learned from his father, his commitment to life-long improvement and what he’s excited about for the future.

You’ll learn how he stays positive and motivated, even when he’s having a rough week; how to apply common sense principles to create a lasting business and positive business culture; and the books he most commonly recommends to people who come to him for advice.

You’ll not only get to know Brian better, you’ll also gain timeless advice to apply to your business and life.

 

Inspirational quotes from today’s interview:

“Can you put your name to that?” — George Buffini

“There were people who had come before me; who’d been there and done that. And there were many people who were willing to share how they got where they were.” — Brian Buffini

“Sometimes having nowhere else to go is a pretty good place.” — Brian Buffini

“I became a self-educated man and went from making a living to making a fortune.” — Brian Buffini

“If they’ll follow the formulas for success, they’ll become as successful as they want to be.” — Brian Buffini

“I never want to lead by the example of being wasteful.” — Brian Buffini

“I don’t believe principles change; tactics do.” — Brian Buffini

“In their heart of hearts, people know common sense when they hear it.” — Brian Buffini

“It’s a good life; it’s not always a great life.” — Brian Buffini

“There’s a lot of help in your daily routines.” — Brian Buffini

“I control my attitude and I control my effort.” — Brian Buffini

“The basic need for an entrepreneur is to find a need and fill a need.” — Brian Buffini

“My life is too busy to deal with just talkers.” — Brian Buffini

“I’m still learning. I’m still growing. I’m still getting better.” — Brian Buffini

 

Mentioned in the episode:

Lou Tice Smart Talk for Achieving Your Potential: 5 Steps to Get You from Here to There

Dr. Seuss Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Jerry Bridges Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts

Og Mandino The Greatest Salesman in the World

George Clason The Richest Man in Babylon

Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover

 

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Apr 18, 2017

“Get rich quick is a good way to get broke.” — Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey is a bestselling author and radio host whose Financial Peace University has helped more than five million people gain control of their finances. However, Dave wasn’t always an expert when it came to finances. The son of real estate professionals, Dave got into the business himself and experienced great successes before he lost it all and declared bankruptcy. In this episode, Dave shares how he regained control of his finances to become wealthier than he had ever been before. He also explains why it’s essential to examine failures, the importance of gratitude and why success isn’t linear. You’ll learn what drives Dave Ramsey at this stage of his business and get more clever, straight-talking advice from the foremost expert on personal finance.

 

Inspirational quotes from today’s interview:

“You have to be the person, not just think you could be someday.” — Dave Ramsey

“The only thing you can predict about the economy is it’s going to change.” — Dave Ramsey

“I don’t try to outearn my stupidity anymore.” — Dave Ramsey

“If we’re going to hit our goals, what has to be true about us, our organization, our culture that’s not true today in order to hit that.” — Dave Ramsey

“Gratitude is the answer.”—Dave Ramsey

“If you don’t say no to the wrong things, you can’t say yes to the right things.” — Dave Ramsey

“Smart people don’t want to hang out with you if you don’t allow them the dignity of having an opinion.” — Dave Ramsey

“A man with experience is not at the mercy of a man with an opinion.” — Dave Ramsey.

“Generosity changes who you are.” — Dave Ramsey

 

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Apr 11, 2017

“Our thinking determines our choices, but you can choose how you think.” — Andy Andrews

At the age of 19, Andy Andrews lost both of his parents within a year of one another and became homeless. Now, he’s a bestselling author and sought-after motivational speaker. How?

In episode #020 of The Brian Buffini Show, Andy shared his story. And in this episode, Andy delves into the premise behind his new book, The Little Things: Why You Really Should Sweat the Small Stuff, and explains why focusing on the little things can help people stop feeling overwhelmed by daily life.

You’ll learn the difference between knowledge and wisdom, the three myths of change, and the two thoughts that need to collide in order to make lasting change. If you’ve wanted to make changes in your life, but aren’t sure where to start, this episode will give you the clarity and confidence you need to start the process.

 

Inspirational quotes from today’s interview:

“I help people compete at a level where the competition doesn’t know there’s a game going on.” — Andy Andrews

“This is more valuable than anything I’ve ever written.” — Andy Andrews

“Everything we need is right at our feet.” — Brian Buffini

“Every masterpiece was created with an individual brushstroke.” — Andy Andrews

“When you get closer to the source, things become quieter, things become smaller and they become more significant.” — Andy Andrews

“Your life and your business will be turned not by knowledge, but by wisdom.” — Andy Andrews

“Wisdom and knowledge are different. Wisdom is a deep understanding of a principle.” — Andy Andrews

“Wisdom comes from God.” — King Solomon

“If I’m seeking wisdom, at some point I’ll stop and be still and allow thinking and perspective to take over and allow someone else to talk.” — Andy Andrews

“The three myths of change are great excuses to not take action.” — Brian Buffini

“Failures live as if they had a thousand years to change.” — Og Mandino

“How big is the gap between what you think is the best for you and all God has planned for you?” — Andy Andrews

“When we say ‘our choices determine our destiny,’ it’s true but it’s not the truth.” — Andy Andrews

“Perspective can change the result without changing the facts.” — Andy Andrews

 

Mentioned in this episode:

The Little Things by Andy Andrews

The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews

The Noticer by Andy Andrews

 

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Apr 4, 2017

“Your adversities are your advantage.” — Darren Hardy

Best-selling author and success expert, Darren Hardy, was raised by his football coach father and learned to become a self-reliant high achiever at an early age. When he was 18, he attended his first personal growth seminar and the trajectory of his future was set.

In this episode, Darren shares why his upbringing created an advantage in his life and how the words of his father—to outlast and outwork everyone—guided him to success. He also shares the most common characteristics of successful people and his three keys to connecting deeper with people. By the end of the episode, you’ll be ready to take your success to the next level.

 

Inspirational quotes from today’s interview:

“Your adversities are your advantage.” — Darren Hardy

“For a new agent, a bad market is the best time to start.” — Darren Hardy

“You don’t have to be that smart or that skilled if you know how to get the right advice from people who spend their lives developing that particular area of expertise.” — Darren Hardy

“Every skill I’ve had, I had to work at developing.” — Darren Hardy

“Take 10 percent of every dollar you make from this point forward and tithe it to help other people. Now take another 10 cents of every dollar and invest it in your personal development.” — Brian Tracey

“I’ll outwork you, outlast you and out-educate you.” — Darren Hardy

 

Mentioned in this episode:

Darren Daily

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster by Darren Hardy

SUCCESS Magazine

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

Atlas Shrugged and the Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell

 

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