Stop Caring

The most debilitating addiction is not booze, drugs or sex. It’s the addiction to the approval of other people. The reality is that few people care about what we do, whom we marry or which profession we pursue. They’re busy enough worrying about their own problems to invest any meaningful amount of time judging ours. Yet in 30+ years of building businesses, delivering speeches, writing books and coaching people in psychological performance, I’ve found the primary obstacle people face is an obscure obsession with being liked, loved and respected by others, some of whom they don’t know or even like. The

Tough Guy?

In my 30+ years in building/operating businesses in 10 countries around the world, I’ve discovered that the rarest of skills is emotional toughness. I’ve worked with SuperBowl Champions, World Series Winners and Olympic Gold Medalists, and only a tiny percentage of them were able to transfer their toughness beyond their sport. It turns out that tough guys (and gals) are hard to find. My new book, due for release in 2019, deals with this issue, and I’m searching for examples of people who have proven they are the real deal. Not big talkers; but big doers. If this is you, watch

Are You Motivated or Inspired?

Are you motivated to achieve your goals, or are you inspired? Most people don’t know the difference, including most coaches. This is one of the fundamental distinctions between average and 7-figure coaches. You ever wonder why Nick Saban, coach of Alabama football, earns $11 million per year while the average high school football coach in the state of Alabama earns less than $50K? Watch this short video for an important part of the answer.
 

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Hello everyone, this is Steve Siebold back with mentaltoughnessblog.com. Critical thinking question for you today. In your business or career, are you motivated to do what you

Coaching Approval Addiction

Coaching people to overcome their emotional addiction to the approval of others is one of the most powerful things you can do. I’ve spoken on this subject all over the world, in the media, and in books, and it always generates big interest–especially from salespeople, entrepreneurs and recruiters. On September 17, 2018, we’re kicking off a 12-week online certification course that will teach you step-by-step how to coach people through this process. Watch this video for more details.
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Have You Planted Your Flag?

When it comes to your career, job or business, are you 100% committed to success? If you were being tried in a court of law for having the work ethic of a self-made millionaire, would there be enough evidence to convict you? After 34-years and 1,300 interviews with millionaires and billionaires, I’ve learned that world-class commitment and work ethic are non-negotiable. Watch this short video (3:55) and I’ll look forward to your comments.

The Entrepreneurs Armour

I was trying to help an old college friend today. I hadn’t heard from him in 20-years. He called this morning and explained that he needed an additional $3 million to retire at age 65, which for him is in 2028. In this 8-minute video, I gave him the best advice I received about making money from the 1,300 millionaires I’ve interviewed since 1984. This is the same psychological technique I’ve used to succeed in the face of 30-years of failures, obstacles, and bad decisions. This Entrepreneurs Armour will withstand the ongoing emotional assault every high achiever is forced to face.

How Mental Toughness Works

A few years ago I got a call from TIME Magazine. The reporter said; “were doing a story on you, and I want to know how you make people mentally tough in your speeches and seminars?” I was shocked. After all, this was TIME magazine, and I expected a better question from such a credible source. I’ve shared my response to this reporter with audiences around the world in my live events, and today I decided to share it with you via video. If you’re a coach, parent or mentor of any kind, you’re going to want to watch this short

Living Your Way

One of the things that drives me nuts about personal development gurus; religious leaders, life coaches, psychologists and other advice-based experts is when they tell you how your should live your life. Its as if they possess information that you don’t; or that they are more intelligent in some way. I saw one the other day where some guy is conducting a course on how to me a real man. Seriously? The audacity of some of these people is only exceeded my the size of their own egos. Watch this short (2:47) video about living on your terms and being happy.