E003. You have the power to change yourself - Sensibly Happy Podcast
This is the third and final intro episode of Sensibly Happy Podcast. It is about changes in your life. By the way, are you afraid of them? Because no matter where are you now – you can change something! If you are ready – turn the episode on!

What you'll discover

  • Three episodes about awareness of you current life
  • My first acquaintance with NLP, good and bad about that
  • The idea of becoming better version of ourselves
  • Several stories about my achieved goals
  • Do you need any changes in your life?
  • Why it is never too late to start changing yourself?
  • Inspirational stories
  • What you may start to change.

"Things to change" hint list

  • How do you treat yourself and who you are. This actually was covered in the previous episode
  • The way of thinking and perception of the world around you
  • Body health or body condition like strength or appearance
  • Critical thinking and flexibility of thinking
  • Willpower
  • Ability to listen to others
  • Ability to persuade and sell your ideas
  • Ability to love.

The task for the next week

  1. Select two features that you want to develop in yourself but choose them by priority – what do you think you need to change or develop as soon as possible? Write them down
  2. Understand why do you need those changes for. This is very important because in some cases you can find alternative ways of reaching that goal
  3. Describe the final goal for those two features. How should you look or feel after reaching that? Will you become stronger, more confident? How would you feel with those improved features or skills?
  4. If you have some ideas about milestones -write them down as well
  5. Final and most important question. How do you think you can reach those goals? Do you see any ways of doing this? Where can you get more information about that and whom can you speak with?

Quotes, keynotes

Also, you check a video about the snake man, and read about the Thailand guy to get some motivation!

7 businessmen who reached the success after their 40s.

Henry Ford
Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
Up to 36 years, Henry Ford worked as a mechanical engineer in the company of Edison. His first car was designed in 30 years, but he had founded his own company only ten years later. The greatest success came to the company with the release of the Ford T model in 1908, Henry Ford at the time was 45 years old.

Ray Kroc
Raymond Albert “Ray” Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984) was an American businessman. He joined the California company McDonald’s in 1954 after the McDonald brothers had franchised 6 locations out from their original 1940 operation in San Bernardino. He met brothers when he was 52. In 1955, Kroc opened the first McDonald’s franchised under his partnership with the McDonald brothers in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Harland David Sanders
Colonel Harland David Sanders[a] (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast-food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company’s brand ambassador and symbol. His name and image are still symbols of the company.
Sanders tried a lot of work, and also survived the collapse of his first restaurant, specializing in fried chicken when he was 65. But, having cashed insurance, he opened the first KFC which thundered all over the world.

Mary Kay Ash
Mary Kay Ash (May 12, 1918 – November 22, 2001) was an American businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.
Ash went to work for Stanley Home Products.Frustrated when passed over for a promotion in favor of a man that she had trained, Ash retired in 1963 and intended to write a book to assist women in business. The book turned into a business plan for her ideal company, and in the summer of 1963, Mary Kay Ash and her new husband, George Hellenbeck, planned to start Mary Kay Cosmetics. However, one month before Mary Kay and George started Beauty by Mary Kay, as the company was then called, George died of a heart attack. One month after George’s death on September 13, 1963 when she was 45 years old with a $5,000 investment from her oldest son, Ben Rogers, Jr. and with her young son, Richard Rogers taking her late husband’s place, Ash started Mary Kay Cosmetics. The company started its original storefront operation in Dallas.

Gary Heavin
Gary Heavin (born 1955) is an American businessman from Texas. He is the founder and Chairman of the fitness chain Curves International.
Heavin dropped out of college at age 20 and took over a failing fitness center in Houston, Texas. Along with his brother David, he built the business into a chain of 14 locations. He was a millionaire by age 25 but then lost it all by age 30; he filed for bankruptcy. After his first marriage, Heavin was sentenced to jail for failure to pay child support.
Heavin and his second wife Diane opened their first Curves center in 1992 in Harlingen, Texas. Curves is now based in Waco, Texas.

Vera Wang
Vera Ellen Wang (born June 27, 1949) is an American fashion designer based in New York City.
Wang was hired to be an editor at Vogue immediately upon graduation from Sarah Lawrence College, making her the youngest editor at that magazine. She stayed at Vogue for 17 years, leaving in 1987 to join Ralph Lauren, for whom she worked for 2 years. But at 40 she resigned and became an independent bridal wear designer.
In 1990, she opened her own design salon in the Carlyle Hotel in New York City that features her trademark bridal gowns. She has since opened bridal boutiques in New York, London, Tokyo, and Sydney and has also expanded her brand through her fragrance, jewelry, eyewear, shoes, and homeware collections.

Michael Bloomberg
Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. As of June 2018, his net worth was estimated at $51.8 billion, making him the 8th-richest person in the United States and the 11th richest person in the world. He has joined The Giving Pledge, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth.
In 39 years, the future billionaire Michael Bloomberg was on the street. He was left without work, which over the past 15 years has become for him the meaning of life. The next morning he began working on the creation of a new Bloomberg company.

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