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Josh Blankenship | Always Follow Abundance

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Mike Ayala

On this episode of The Investing For Freedom Podcast, Mike is joined by special guest Josh Blankenship. Mike and Josh discuss a range of open and honest topics and share some very valuable experiences and advice. Mike and Josh speak about how you can learn something from everyone you ever meet, how important it is that you’re self-aware and know your own limitations, how you have attracted everyone that is in your life and so much more. Mike also mentions that he has an opening for his 1on1 mentoring so if that is something you would like to know more about text the word ‘MENTOR’ to 4805317519.



0:00 – Intro
0:46 – Mike mentions how he has had the privileged of getting to know Josh over the past year since meeting him at Go Bundance
1:58 – Josh explains how two father figures have both had the greatest impact on his life
2:32 – Josh mentions how his dad never missed a single game of his
4:04 – Josh speaks about his wife’s dad and how he had a huge impact on his life
5:52 – Mike talks about how he learned most people go wrong when they think that they can’t learn something from everyone
8:49 – Josh describes how emotional fortitude and persistence is the one thing that has had the greatest impact on his success
10:37 – Mike states that our society has based so much value on just our IQ when in reality there’s EQ which is just as important
13:37 – Josh speaks about the first four years of his business and the first real anxiety attack he had due to stress from his business
16:45 – Josh speaks about how every time you scale and level up, you have to tear it all down and re-build to keep moving forward
18:51 – Josh states that his life, social circle and mindset have all been elevated so much this year
20:42 – Josh explains how every one of his birthday is a check in point for him where he sits back and assess his life
24:38 –  Josh advises you to just stick to the vision and work towards your goals
26:07 – Mike asks Josh if he looks back at his life 10 years ago, is his life better or worse than what he could’ve imagined
28:52 – Josh explains how self-awareness and understanding your own limitations is so important
30:17 – Josh recommends you read the book ‘The Big Leap’ by Gay Hendricks
32:57 – Mike states that one of the things that has really changed his way of thinking in the last 6 months was the realization that if he put the same amount of energy and effort into his right hand employees and business partners, he would be making 10x and maybe even 100x the amount he would ever charge any client. Mike describes how this was a huge shift for him in the way he shows up for his inner circle of employees
35:51 – Josh states that everyone in your life, you have attracted into your life so you need to be careful about how you attract and how you position yourself in life
37:31 – Mike talks about how it’s so rare to find couples who are actually connected
38:34 – Mike mentions how his wife Kara has this saying; as long as one of us is always on, we’ll be fine, we’ll get through anything
39:40 – Josh speaks about how if your core desire is to build a life of freedom with the person you love the most then your top priority should be that person, your relationship and how do to not get stuck along the way
42:35 – Josh mentions how “always follow abundance” is such an impactful piece of advice
44:55 – Josh describes what his greatest setback in life was, what he learned from it and why he’s now grateful that it happened
48:55 – Josh takes us through the last 10 years of his life, where he started and how he’s gotten to the successful place he’s at now
52:25 – If you lives in an amazing downtown area that needs redeveloped reach out to Josh
52:54 – You can contact Josh through Instagram; @josh_c_blankenship and Facebook; Josh Blankenship
53:12 – Josh mentions that the piece of advice he finds himself sharing the most is “Be transformed by the renewing of your mind”
54:44– Mike speaks about an opportunity that might interest you. Mike has an opening right now for his 1on1 mentoring, if this sounds like something that would be a fit for you text the work ‘MENTOR’ to 4805317519


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