Born to Impact

By Joel Marion

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Born to Impact is the one and only podcast specifically designed to move you further towards living the life you were born to live. Hosted by bestselling author and serial entrepreneur, Joel Marion, the goal of every Born to Impact episode is to give you clear and actionable steps—not fluff, but real, practical takeaways—to help you live a more impactful life... A life of purpose... A life where you’re making a difference in your family, in your relationships, in your career, and in the world around you.

Episode Date
Friendship, Happiness & Depression Part II, Feat. Prince Ea, with Joel Marion – BTI 42
01:24:22

This week we continue the conversation we started last week with Prince Ea. If you missed Part I, be sure to go back to episode 41 and give that a listen before listening to this episode.

 

After listening, to learn more about Prince Ea, follow him on Instagram @Prince_Ea, on Facebook @PrinceEa and visit www.PrinceEa.com to detox your mind and relieve your anxieties with Prince's 7-day Mind Detox challenge.

Aug 20, 2019
Friendship, Happiness & Depression Part I, Feat. Prince Ea, with Joel Marion – BTI 41
01:04:42

Get ready for an amazing conversation with Prince Ea.

 

An American filmmaker, spoken word artist, speaker, and activist, Prince’s short films and videos have been viewed over a billion times on Facebook alone – billions of times when factoring in all social media platforms.

 

Prince has built a vast and viral online social media following with 14 million followers on Facebook, 4 million subscribers on YouTube and over 2 million followers on Instagram.

 

In this 2-part episode, we discuss:

 

-How perseverance only works when pursuing true passion

 

-Commitment to truth over consistency

 

-Prince on the present “McDonald-ization” of rap music

 

-Prince leaving hip hop to form the “Make ‘Smart’ Cool” movement

 

-Emotion vs. truth when it comes to depression

 

-How taking care of yourself first enables you to take care of others

 

-The importance of finding gratitude

 

And so much more.

 

Prince Ea's story will inspire you, encourage you, and pull you even closer to living the life you were born to live ... don't miss it.

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Prince Ea, follow him on Instagram @Prince_Ea,  on Facebook @PrinceEa and visit www.PrinceEa.com to detox your mind & relieve your anxieties with Prince’s 7 day Mind Detox challenge.

Aug 14, 2019
Only God’s Diagnosis Matters, Feat. Chris & Emily Norton, with Joel Marion – BTI 40
01:51:43

This episode is going to challenge you, invigorate you, and leave you breathless.

 

Welcome Chris and Emily Norton, a young couple living a sensational life of impact.

 

As a college football player, Chris Norton suffered a life-altering injury on the field, leaving him with no feeling and movement below his neck.

 

Chris was told he would never walk again.

 

With the support of Emily, Chris proved the doctors wrong, walked the stage at his college graduation, and walked Emily down the aisle at their wedding.

 

In this episode, Joel, Chris, and Emily go deep into a number of topics, including:

 

-The strategies Chris used to overcome the odds and live a life of massive impact, despite his physical limitations

 

-Chris and Emily’s remarkable love story

 

-How Chris and Emily prioritize family, having fostered 17 children and adopted 5 amazing daughters.

 

-The importance of gratitude and perspective, especially in life’s most challenging times

 

-Dealing with depression and mental health problems, and how to accept help when you need it

 

And so much more!

 

You are not going to want to miss a minute of this incredible episode. Even more, be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

To learn more about Chris and Emily, check them out on Instagram (@chrisanorton16), visit their website www.ChrisNorton.org, or pick up a copy of their book “The Seven Longest Yards” on Amazon.

Aug 06, 2019
UPGRADING Your Identity Part II, Feat. Anthony Trucks, with Joel Marion – BTI 39
01:33:53

This week we continue the conversation we started last week with Anthony Trucks.  If you missed part I, be sure to go back to episode 38 and give that a listen before listening to this episode.

 

 

After listening, to learn more about Anthony, follow him on Instagram @anthonytrucks, and visit www.TrucksTeam.com to schedule your Free Strategy Call with Anthony's team.

Jul 30, 2019
UPGRADING Your Identity Part I, Feat. Anthony Trucks, with Joel Marion – BTI 38
01:37:35

Get ready for a powerful conversation with former NFL athlete turned national keynote speaker and best-selling author Anthony Trucks. In this 2-part episode, we discuss:

 

-Anthony's traumatic experience growing up as a foster child

 

-When Anthony knew he was great at Football

 

-Anthony's faith journey

 

-Marriage and parenting in your early 20's

 

-The good and the bad of playing in the NFL

 

-Life after professional sports

 

-How to discover your true passion

 

And so much more.

 

Anthony's story will challenge you, inspire you, and pull you even closer to living the life you were born to live ... don't miss it.

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Anthony, follow him on Instagram @anthonytrucks, and visit www.TrucksTeam.com to schedule your Free Strategy Call with Anthony's team.

 

Jul 23, 2019
THE Masterclass on Networking, Feat. Travis Chappell, with Joel Marion – BTI 37
01:58:33

If you want to become legitimate friends with literally ANYONE you want to, this is the blueprint.  It’s how Travis went from being a relative “nobody” to having some of the most influential people in the world on his podcast. 

 

 

It’s how I went from being the same relative “nobody” to being friends with—and gaining the support of—all the top players in the online fitness marketing industry. 

 

 

It’s how I’ve fast-tracked my success in every arena I’ve ever entered.

 

 

Do NOT miss this episode if you want to level up your circle, your squad, your network, the people you surround yourself with, the people you do business with, the people you have access to, or anything else you want to invite into your life through relationships.

 

 

Again, do NOT miss this episode.  It will go down as one of our most shared and most popular episodes ever, and you will not be disappointed.

 

 

After listening, to learn more about Travis, follow him on Instagram @travischappell and be sure to check out his podcast, Build Your Network.

Jul 16, 2019
Basketball, Stardom, Going Broke, & Reinventing Yourself, Feat. The Professor, with Joel Marion – BTI 36
02:10:27

Get ready for an incredible conversation with AND1 Mixtape streetball legend Grayson Boucher (AKA “The Professor”) in this week’s episode of Born to Impact!

 

Topics include:

 

-Grayson’s journey from an out-of-place & undersized skinny kid to streetball legend, where he finally could “be himself”

 

-Going broke multiple times to now living his passion with more than 500M downloads and 4M subscribers on YouTube

 

-How to bootstrap a YouTube business with next to no money

 

-The infamous Spiderman Basketball video that went viral and got more than 14M views in a week

 

-Grayson’s faith journey and next big life-goal

 

And so much more.

 

This was such an insightful and impactful conversation, and one every listener is sure to benefit from.  Even more,  be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Grayson, follow him on Instagram @theprofessor and be sure to check out his YouTube channel, Professor Live.

Jul 09, 2019
1.7 GPA to Top-ranked Podcast, Feat. Justin Schenck, with Joel Marion – BTI 35
01:14:10

In this week’s episode, we sit down with national keynote speaker and top podcaster Justin Schenck, to discuss his journey from “least likely to succeed” in high school to the host of one of the top business podcasts today.

 

In this impactful episode, we discuss an array of topics, including:

 

-Why your past does not dictate your future, and how to separate the two

 

-How life happens for you, not to you

 

-The #1 thing you can do to make friends with influential people

 

-Why building the life you want first is critically important to building a business

 

-What TRUE success is, and what it looks like

 

And so much more.

 

This was such an incredible and insightful conversation, and one every listener is sure to benefit from.  Even more,  be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Justin, follow him on Instagram @gnmpodcast and be sure to check out his podcast, The Growth Now Movement.

Jul 03, 2019
Football, Dancing with the Stars, and the “IF” in Life, Feat. Rashad Jennings, with Joel Marion – BTI 34
01:44:33

In this week's episode we sit down with NFL superstar, Dancing with the Stars Champion, and New York Times Bestselling author Rashad Jennings to discuss the “IF” in life – how to get off life’s sidelines and live the life that you were born to live.

 

In this incredibly insightful episode, we discuss an array of topics, including:

 

-How Rashad went from an overweight kid with a .6 GPA to high school football benchwarmer, to the NFL and a life beyond his wildest imagination

 

-How YOU are the only person who defines you, and how you are in complete control of your life

 

-How hard work can manifest itself as stress or passion – which one are you manifesting?

 

-Are you truly living, or only dying day by day?  “You can’t die forever...”

 

-Living your YOU-logy

 

-Learning to embrace those who accept you, and accept that some may not

 

And so much more.

 

This was such an impactful episode, and one every listener is sure to benefit from.  Even more,  be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Rashad, follow him on Instagram @rashadjennings and be sure to grab your copy of his incredible book, The “IF” In Life, wherever books are sold.

Jun 25, 2019
The 7 Fear Archetypes, Feat. Ruth Soukup, with Joel Marion – BTI 33
02:15:36

In this week's episode we sit down with New York Times Bestselling author Ruth Soukup to discuss an all too important topic: Fear, and the role it plays in every single one of our lives.

In this incredibly insightful episode, we discuss:

-The 7 Fear Archetypes and how to determine which types of fear are holding you back, and exactly how to overcome them

-How to identify, address, and overcome the specific type of fear that manifests itself in your life most

-Ruth’s own struggle with fear and depression and even multiple suicide attempts, to now thriving as a wife and mother running a very successful 7-figure business

And so much more.

Whether we realize it or not, fear plays a major role in all our lives.  It’s the reason we don’t take the risks that give us the opportunity to ultimately grow, and instead play life safe and miss out on the live we were born to live.

This was such an impactful episode, and one every listener is sure to benefit from.  Even more,  be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

After listening, to learn more about Ruth, follow her on Instagram @ruthsoupkup and be sure to grab your copy of her new book, Do It Scared, wherever books are sold.

May 28, 2019
Turning Your Pain into Power Part II, Feat. Trent Shelton, with Joel Marion – BTI 32
01:19:48

This week we continue the conversation we started last week with Trent Shelton.  If you missed part I, be sure to go back to episode 31 and give that a listen before listening to this episode.

 

After listening, to learn more about Trent and his new book The Greatest You, be sure to visit www.TheGreatestYouBook.com and follow him on Instagram @trentshelton

May 16, 2019
Turning Your Pain into Power Part I, Feat. Trent Shelton, with Joel Marion – BTI 31
01:22:36

This week we sit down with former NFL athlete turned inspirational life coach Trent Shelton.  Trent is currently impacting more than 60 MILLION people per week through his social media channels, and shares so much valuable insight in this 2-part episode, including:

 

-His "it all starts with you" mantra and why it's so critically important

 

-How to harness the struggles in your life and turn your pain into power

 

-The difference between acquiring followers and making an impact

 

-Why you shouldn't fall in love with potential

 

-Facts over feelings, and how to determine the difference

 

-5 ways to not be used

 

-The dangers of one-side relationships

 

And so much more.

 

In this episode we really tackle several critical topics surrounding relationships and the tough seasons in life, along with so many actionable takeaways along the way as always. Make sure you don't miss all the wisdom Trent shares... you won't reget spending the time.

 

Even more,  be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Trent and his new book The Greatest You, be sure to visit www.TheGreatestYourBook.com and follow him on Instagram @trentshelton

May 08, 2019
The Other $100M Man, Feat. Josh Bezoni, with Joel Marion – BTI 30
02:02:38

This week we sit down with my business partner and BioTrust Co-Founder Josh Bezoni. And while you’ll get an education on the entrepreneurial mindset all throughout, you’ll also hear about Josh’s life-long struggles with fear, trust, openness, and how it was literally destroying his life.

 

 

In this powerful episode we discuss:

 

 

-Why Josh learned to “trust no one” as a child, and how this impacted him all throughout his teenage and adult life

 

 

-What you really need to succeed when your talent isn’t quite good enough

 

 

-How unresolved trauma from your past can destroy your present and your future, unless you address it

 

 

-How Josh bootstrapped his first business after college, and wound up making his first million dollars

 

 

-The other side of the BioTrust $0 - $100M story

 

 

-The good and the bad of becoming wealthy

 

 

And so much more.

 

 

In this episode, we get deep and vulnerable, and you’re not going to want to miss it.  Even more,  be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

 

After listening, to learn more about Josh and BioTrust, check out our website at www.BioTrust.com

May 01, 2019
Changing Careers & Making A Massive Impact Part II, Feat. Charlie Rocket, with Joel Marion – BTI 29
01:11:40

This week we continue the conversation we started last week with Charlie Rocket.  If you missed part I, be sure to go back to episode 28 and give that a listen before listening to this episode.

 

 

After listening, to learn more about Charlie and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@charlie) and visit his website at www.CharlieJabaley.com

Apr 23, 2019
Changing Careers & Making A Massive Impact Part I, Feat. Charlie Rocket, with Joel Marion – BTI 28
01:55:56

In this week’s episode we sit down with hip-hop management executive turned Nike-sponsored athlete to discuss how and why he dramatically altered his life’s course in the middle of huge success.

 

 

The episode actually went 3 hours, so we broke it up into two parts, but get ready to explore:

 

 

-Charlie’s childhood dream of being an athlete and why he gave up on it (only to come back to it 20 years later)

 

 

-Inside details on the hip hop recording industry, from meetings with Diddy to managing 2Chains

 

 

-Battling with food addiction and ballooning up to 300+ lbs

 

 

-The art of reinventing yourself and chasing your true dreams (it’s never too late)

 

 

-The power of manifestation and writing down your dreams as if they already were on a daily basis

 

 

-Losing 125 lbs, running an Ironman, becoming a Nike-sponsored athlete, and having a massive impact

And so much more...

 

If you are someone who has sidelined their dreams for a more normal life, you can’t help but be inspired and empowered by Charlie’s story.

 

Tune into Part I of this incredible and entertaining conversation today and be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Charlie and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@charlie) and visit his website atwww.CharlieJabaley.com

Apr 16, 2019
Football, Sex Scandals, Integrity, Love & Truth, with Heath Evans – BTI 27
02:06:13

This week we sit down with my good friend and NFL Super Bowl Champion Heath Evans to talk about the importance of integrity, love and truth, even in the midst of adversity and damaging accusations.  In this 2 hour episode, we cover a ton of ground, including:

 

-The “Belichick Way” and other life lessons Heath learned as a New England Patriot

 

-How real love and truth don’t often feel “loving”

 

-Why listening and learning is so much better than living and learning

 

-Why justice and forgiveness aren’t mutually exclusive

 

-Heath’s side of the NFL Network sexual harassment scandal

 

-The #1 reason you should strive to live as long and as healthy as possible (that you likely haven’t heard before)

 

And so much more.

 

This episode will challenge you, inspire you, and pull you even closer to living that life you were born to live... don’t miss it.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Heath and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@heathevans44) and visit his website at www.BuiltReady.com.

Apr 09, 2019
The 5 Deadly Sins of Mediocrity, with Joel Marion – BTI 26
01:24:32

In this episode my long-time friend and colleague Craig Ballantyne interviews me on the infamous “5 Deadly Sins of Mediocrity”.

 

Simply put, we are called to live far more than an average life, and today’s episode addresses the 5 major pitfalls you absolutely must avoid to be successful.  Loads of actionable takeaways in this one!  And of course, be sure to subscribe to the podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

Enjoy!

Apr 02, 2019
Leadership, Vision & Authenticity, Feat. Vince DelMonte, with Joel Marion – BTI 25
02:15:10

This week we sit down with one of my long-time business friends, Vince DelMonte, to discuss his evolution from do-it-yourself entrepreneur to a true leader who is impacting, guiding, and inspiring hundreds of up and coming entrepreneurs with his 7-figure mastermind.

In the episode, we talk about: 

-The critical importance of coaching to Vince’s success, and the big mistakes he made when it comes to seeking mentorship

-How to effectively deal with haters and how not following this simple advice can literally destroy your career

-The art of balancing marriage, family and chasing your dreams

-The difference between playing to win, and playing “not to lose”

-Why even an epic failure doesn’t disqualify you from success in the same exact field or occupation

-And so much more 

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or simply want to determine how to best master your own line of work, this episode really is a masterclass on the subject.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

After listening, to learn more about Vince and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@vincedelmonte) and subscribe to his podcast (The Vince DelMonte Show).

Mar 26, 2019
Finding Your True Identity & Self Worth, Feat. Steve Weatherford, with Joel Marion – BTI 24
01:52:38

You wouldn’t think that an NFL athlete and Superbowl Champion who was also named the fittest man in the NFL would struggle with self-worth, but fact is, awards and accolades don’t cover up the true causes of struggle with self-worth.

 

In this powerful episode, we sit down with my good friend Steve Weatherford to discuss an array of important topics around identity, self-worth, and more, including:

 

-Where Steve gets his constant high energy

 

-Being diagnosed with ADHD and the role it played in his lift

 

-Steve’s advice for anyone struggling with self-worth and validating that they are “enough”

 

-Steve’s own battle with substance abuse as an NFL athlete

 

-The loss of “brotherhood” Steven experienced when exiting the NFL, and how he’s rebuilt that

 

-Steve on family, marriage, and parenting 5 kids

 

-The future of Steve Weatherford

 

And so much more.

 

This is an episode that is sure to lift you up, and one you definitely don’t want to miss.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Steve and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@weatherford5) and subscribe to his podcast (The Steve Weatherford Show).

Mar 19, 2019
Becoming the MAXOUT Version of Yourself, Feat. Ed Mylett, with Joel Marion – BTI 23
01:25:06

Do you want to be the best you can possibly be in EVERY single area of your life?  Today we sit down with our great friend and top 50 wealthiest under 50, Ed "Maxout" Mylett, to discuss exactly that, including:

 

-How Ed went from having his water shut off and his car repossessed to becoming one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs under 50 years old in the world today

 

-How instrumental Ed's faith has been to him achieving that success, and success in every other area of his life

 

-Why "luck" has very little to do with success

 

-How going from "aspiration to action" makes all the difference in achieving your dreams, and how fast you achieve them, if ever

 

-How what you do when you aren't motivated will ultimately define the story of your life

 

-Peace through purpose

 

-How perfection is the lowest possible standard you can set for yourself

 

-What to do when someone no longer deserves to be in your life

 

And so much more.

 

If you truly want to max out every single area of your life and become the absolute best version of yourself, this is an episode that you cannot afford to miss. Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Ed and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@edmylett), subscribe to his podcast (The Ed Mylett Show), and get a free copy of his book at www.maxoutbook.com (use promo code MAXOUT).

Mar 12, 2019
Excellence Always Wins, Feat. Horst Schulze, with Joel Marion – BTI 22
01:16:39

In this week’s episode, Joel and Dan sit down with the Founder of Ritz Carlton hotels, Horst Schulze, and dissect the winning formula of excellence that built arguably the #1 luxury hotel brand in the world, including:

 

-How you can be a professional in any and everything you do, no matter how big or small

 

-Why every single team member of the workforce ultimately serves the customer, even if they never interact with them directly

 

-The “internal customer” concept, and determining who yours is

 

-Owner’s vs Renters mentalities in the workplace

 

-Two extremely important and emerging customer needs – individualization and customization – and why those who don’t adopt these principles will be out of business before long

 

-How to pinpoint the exact root of a problem easily and effectively

 

And so much more.

 

Regardless of who you are or what you do, Horst’s mindset will inspire you to operate with excellence in every area of your life.  If you want to excel in everything you do, this is a conversation that you are surely not going to want to miss.

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, be sure to pick up a copy of Horst’s new book, Excellence Wins, at Amazon.com or wherever books are sold.

 
 
 
 
 
Mar 05, 2019
Worry, Fear, & the True Path to Inner Peace, Feat. Erwin McManus, with Joel Marion – BTI 21
01:25:09

Get ready for one of the most life-changing conversations you will ever listen to this week with cultural thought leader, international speaker and bestselling author Erwin McManus.  In this episode, we dive deep into many topics surrounding worry, fear, & how to truly find inner peace, including:

 

 

-Why finding peace requires that you both take control, and relinquish control

 

-How living in the present is the solution to alleviating most causes of anxiety and depression

 

 

-Why service is the ultimate act of leadership

 

 

-The drastic difference between fame & greatness, and which one you should be aiming for

 

 

-How your flaws often times qualify (not disqualify) you to do God’s work

 

 

-Finding the wood that fuels the fire within you to live a life full of passion and purpose

 

 

And so much more.

 

 

Truly, this is a life-altering episode that you aren’t going to want to miss.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

 

After listening, to learn more about Erwin and to connect with him directly, visit his website www.ErwinMcManus.com, check out his new book “The Way of the Warrior” on Amazon or wherever books are sold, and follow him on Instagram (@erwinmcmanus)

Feb 26, 2019
Panic, Anxiety, & Freedom, Feat. Brian Johnson, with Joel Marion – BTI 20
01:07:46

In this breakthrough episode, we sit down with Brian Johnson, the co-founder of Bethel Music (one of the largest faith-based record labels in the United States), and together tackle some of life’s most difficult topics, along with how to find freedom within them, including:

 

-“When God becomes real,” and those crippling times in life where turning to God becomes your only option (and the paradoxical freedom that can only be found in true surrender)

 

-How “compromise” is a gradual path to destruction

 

-The power of music and worship to weather even the most intense storms that life hits us with

 

-How overextending yourself, even with GOOD things, can be a recipe for disaster and lead to mental and physical breakdown

 

-Why “crutches” aren’t (and are never meant to be) a permanent solution to any life “injury”

 

-How God shows up and works through our pain

 

And so much more.

 

If you struggle with panic, anxiety, fear or doubt, this is an episode you cannot afford to miss. Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Brian, Bethel Music, their current tour and the book, visit his websiteswww.BethelMusic.com and www.BrianandJennJohnson.com, or follow him on Instagram (@brianjohnsonm)

Feb 19, 2019
Discovering Your Life’s Purpose, Feat. Tim Storey, with Joel Marion – BTI 19
01:31:20

The need for purpose is one of the defining characteristics of human beings. In fact, humans crave purpose, and suffer serious psychological consequences when we don’t have it.  But how do you truly discover your life’s true purpose? And what do you do when you come face to face with it?

 

In this inspired episode with renown global speaker & author Tim Storey, we cover an array of topics centered around purpose, including:

 

-The “thing that leads to the thing” and stumbling on purpose by first being faithful in the small things

 

-What to do when you have remained faithful, yet the harvest doesn’t seem to come

 

-The difference between a good idea and a God idea

 

-Why you should never chase your dreams (controversial)

 

-When your past gets in the way of your future

 

-Why you’ll never be able to accomplish your true purpose in your own strength

 

-What to do when opposition strikes

 

And so much more.

 

If you are someone who truly wants to live the life you were born to live, you can not afford to miss this episode.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Tim and to connect with him directly, visit his website www.TimStorey.com, check out the “Utmost” app on iTunes, or follow him on Instagram (@timstoreyofficial)

Feb 12, 2019
Becoming Your Dreams, Feat. Lewis Howes, with Joel Marion – BTI 18
01:53:02

Do you want to actually LIVE your dreams?  The process of becoming the person you were destined to be is an intentional one, and in this week’s episode we sit down with NY Times Bestselling Author and renown social media personality Lewis Howes to discuss exactly that, with topics including:

 

-Lewis’ incredible journey from sleeping on his sister’s couch to inspiring millions around the world

 

-The 5-minute morning meditation ritual for envisioning your dreams and getting crystal clear on exactly what you want in life

 

-Actionable strategies for “starting” for those struggling with inertia and decisiveness

 

-The critical importance of leaning into (and not away from) your fears, discomfort, and pain

 

-Going through personal hell and having to “fight” to keep your dreams alive

 

-Why authenticity is mandatory in today’s social media driven day and age

 

And so much more.

 

This conversation will inspire you, and even more, you will be challenged and blessed by the many actionable takeaways included as part of it.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Lewis and to connect with him directly, visit his website www.LewisHowes.com, check out the School of Greatness podcast, or follow him on Instagram (@lewishowes)

Feb 05, 2019
Achieving A Limitless Mind, Feat. Jim Kwik, with Joel Marion – BTI 17
01:53:57

In this episode Joel & Dan sit down with celebrity brain coach and global keynote speaker, Jim Kwik, to discuss the ins and outs of achieving a limitless mind, including:

 

-How Jim went from being labeled “the boy with a broken brain” to having one of the highest functioning brains on the planet by shifting his learning strategy from “what” to “how”

 

-Why traditional education is failing today’s youth and the simply strategy to fix it

 

-The F.A.S.T. method for learning anything exceptionally FAST

 

-3 questions you must ask to truly turn knowledge into power

 

-Why creating, not consuming, is the critical component to achieving a limitless mind

 

And so much more.

 

You will be inspired by Jim’s story, and even more by the many actionable takeaways this episode provides.  Don’t miss it.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Jim and to connect with him directly, visit his website www.KwikBrain.com or follow him on Instagram (@jimkwik)

Jan 29, 2019
Destroying “Good Enough Syndrome”, with Joel Marion – BTI 16
01:08:57

Are you settling in life?  Be honest, and truly think of whether you are living the life you were born to live, or some other life that is far from your potential.

 

Whether you are slaving away at a job you hate, or even if you’re an established, “successful” entrepreneur, we all have to be extremely mindful of complacency.  In this episode, Joel & Dan go over what Joel refers to as “Good Enough Syndrome”, how you can identify it, and how you can eradicate it from your life.

 

Chances are, you’re settling, and it’s going to cost you.  This episode will help you pivot immediately, and shift into a mindset of total domination in everything you do. Don’t waste another day... download and listen now.

Jan 22, 2019
ADHD, Addiction, & Massive Success, Feat. Grant Cardone, with Joel Marion – BTI 15
01:16:37

Could it be that your “weaknesses” are actually strengths when repositioned? In this episode, we sit down with sales and real estate guru Grand Cardone, and discuss exactly that, along with:

 

-Grant’s troubled past & how he used it to fuel a massive future

 

-How addiction, obsession, ADHD, and being labeled “bipolar” became his greatest assets in business

 

-The foundation of the 10X rule, and how huge thinking and massive action will have you achieving much more than you ever thought possible

 

-Why a short-term scarcity mentality (instead of a long-term abundance mentality) cripples businesses and can never lead to gargantuan success

 

-Why no one cares about your excuses (ever)

 

-Why it is your moral & ethical obligation to sell, sell, sell

 

And so much more.

 

If you want to 10X your life and business, make sure you do not miss this episode.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Grant and to connect with him directly, visit his YouTube channel http://bit.ly/YouTubeCardone or follow him on Instagram (@grantcardone)

Jan 15, 2019
Drugs, Jail, Rock Bottom & Redemption, Feat. Justin Blum, with Joel Marion – BTI 14
02:15:35

This story will move you, challenge you, and show you that no matter where you start, or what challenges you’re faced with, or what poor decisions you’ve made in your past, you can always, always turn things around.

 

In this episode Joel & Dan sit down with the Founder & CEO of Raw Fitness where he tells his story going from a life of drugs and violence (that ultimately sent him to jail), to an ultra-successful entrepreneur that is positively impacting thousands of lives.

 

In this conversation, we discuss an array of topics, including:

 

-The critical importance of separating from your past, and how to go about making the deep changes

 

-The process of discovering and becoming your authentic self

 

-How to make critical life changes even when you have little to no support

 

-Learning to lead (anyone can; there are very few “born leaders”)

 

-The difference between bad moments and bad days, and how to avoid the latter

 

And so much more.

 

Set aside the time to listen to this episode this week.  It will touch you, it will move you, and it will inspire you.  Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Justin and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@justin_blum_), visit his websites www.RawFitnessLV.com and www.APNsupplements.com.

Jan 08, 2019
Why Goals Suck, Feat. James Clear, with Joel Marion — BTI 13
01:21:58

If you are looking to make lasting change that goes beyond just hitting a temporary goal, you are not going to want to miss this value-packed episode where we sit down with habit formation expert and New York Times bestselling author, James Clear, discussing an array of topics around building positive habits and breaking bad ones, including:

 

-James’ horrific freak accident that caused him to stumble upon the study of human behavior as it relates to habits

 

-How 1% improvements can compound and make a huge difference (and how to go about creating the small habits that matter)

 

-Why you should never expect results and progress to be linear or gradual

 

-Why goals suck for true behavior change

 

-Why changing your identity is critically important to changing anything you want to change in your life

 

-The truth about self-control

 

-The 2 minute strategy to help anyone stop procrastinating

 

And so much more. 

 

If you want your 2019 resolutions to actually “stick” for the long term this time, listening to today’s podcast will be worth every minute of your time... and it’s FREE.

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about James and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@james_clear), visit his websites www.JamesClear.com and www.AtomicHabits.com, and be sure to pick up a copy of Atomic Habits wherever books are sold.

Jan 01, 2019
Tough Questions on God and Faith, Feat. Tim Whipple, with Joel Marion — BTI 12
02:03:45

In this critically important episode, Joel & Dan sit down with pastor Tim Whipple of Bridgepoint Church in St Petersburg, Florida (one of the fastest growing churches in the United States) to discuss the tough questions surrounding God and faith, including:

 

-Isn’t faith in God “blind faith” since you can not see or hear him?

 

-Is it normal to have doubts about God?

 

-Is there legitimate evidence supporting God’s existence? How can someone defend their belief in God with facts?

 

-Why do bad things happen to good people? Why does God allow suffering (natural disasters, disease, pre-mature death, heartbreak, disappointment?)

 

-How can we be sure that Jesus was the Son of God/Messiah?

 

-How can I personally have a relationship with God?

 

And so much more. Whether you are someone of faith, someone still unpacking their faith, or someone who is skeptical, this episode will provide the answers to many of the questions you may be wondering about.

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Tim and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@timwwhipple), or visit www.BridgePointFL.com to watch archived sermons and messages from Tim online.

Dec 25, 2018
Declaring War On Your Thoughts, Feat. Levi Lusko, with Joel Marion – BTI 11
01:38:18

Levi Lusko is an acclaimed global speaker, bestselling author, and the pastor of Fresh Life church, a multi-site church with campuses in Utah, Montana, Oregon, and Wyoming that impacts tens of thousands of people every single Sunday.  

 

In this episode Joel & Dan sit down with Levi to discuss his latest book, I Declare War: 4 Keys to Winning the Battle with Yourself, with an important focus on our thought life and how it impacts literally every other area of your life for good or bad.

 

 

Topics discussed include:

 

 

-Taking personal responsibility and recognizing that more often than not, we are our own worst enemy

 

 

-How “declaring war” draws a necessary line between you and the version of yourself that you do NOT want to be

 

 

-How to end self-sabotaging behavior where bad moments become bad days, or worse, a string of bad days

 

 

-The critical difference between being grateful for everything, and being grateful in everything

 

 

-The “TSA on your brain” strategy for safe-guarding your mind against unproductive thoughts that do not serve you

 

 

-The ultimate power source to tap into to ensure you are successful with overcoming a negative thought life

 

 

And so much more.

 

 

If you are going to live a positive life where you develop into the person you were born to be, you have to ruthlessly protect your thought life.  This episode shows you how to do that, with clear actionable strategies... you aren’t going to want to miss it.

 

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

 

After listening, to learn more about Levi and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@levilusko), visit his websites www.LeviLusko.com and www.FreshLife.Church, and be sure to pick up a copy of I Declare War wherever books are sold.

Dec 18, 2018
The $100M Mindset, with Joel Marion – BTI 10
53:21

In this episode we flip the script and my good friend Bedros Keuilian interviews ME, getting deep into my story of high school health teacher, to $10M eBook company, to $100M supplement company by the time I was 30 years old. 

 

More importantly, we get into the many setbacks and obstacles I encountered along the way, and how I used them to forge me into a goal-shattering machine.  This episode will challenge you; it will inspire you; and of course, it will contain a ton of actionable takeaways to help you build your dream life... enjoy!

 
 
 
 
 
Dec 11, 2018
Becoming Mentally Unstoppable, Feat. Tim Grover, with Joel Marion – BTI 09
01:50:19

Tim Grover is the high-performance mindset coach of many of today’s most elite athletes including Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Dwayne Wade... just to name a few. He is also the author of the perennial New York Times Bestselling book, Relentless: From Good to Great, to Great, to Unstoppable, and consultant to business leaders, athletes, and elite achievers from all walks of life.

 

In this episode, Tim, Joel and Dan discuss what it truly takes to become relentlessly unstoppable from the neck up, including:

 

-Shattering limiting beliefs and doing the impossible

 

-3 levels of competitors: Coolers, Closers, and Cleaners (which one are you?)

 

-What it truly means to be a “Cleaner”

 

-Getting in “the zone” and always being in control

 

-How to harness “the dark side” of who you are to fuel your drive for greatness

 

-Why stress and pressure are actually desirable

 

-The BS behind the ideas that you should “love what you do” and “surround yourself with positive people”

 

And so much more. The top 1% in any sport, business, or industry all have one thing in common – they have learned to develop an unstoppable mindset, and that’s exactly what we teach in this episode.

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week! After listening, to learn more about Tim and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@attackathletics) and be sure to download a FREE copy of his “Are you a Cooler, Closer, or Cleaner?” quiz at this link: www.TimGrover.com/download

Dec 04, 2018
Massive Strength in Vulnerability, Feat. Bedros Keuilian, with Joel Marion – BTI 08
01:24:18

Bedros Keuilian is a massively successful CEO of one of the fastest growing franchises in the United States, but it wasn’t always that way, even recently.

 

In this episode, Bedros shares with Joel & Dan some of the most personal, deep and raw struggles of his life, and how he turned adversity into strength, including:

 

-Growing up as an immigrant from a communist country, not knowing the language

 

-Being extremely poor, living in government assisted housing and scavenging food from dumpsters as a kid

 

-The dark traumatic experience Bedros suffered as a young child, and how we can use trauma for good

 

-How being a “bad leader” can literally kill you

 

-An eye-opening discussion on self-confidence, self-esteem, self-image, and self-worth

 

-What it truly means to “Man Up” to create real freedom in business and in life

 

And so much more.

 

This is honestly the most impactful episode we have recorded to date, and you will not be disappointed by setting aside the time to listen, I can promise you that.

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

After listening, to learn more about Bedros and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@bedroskeuilian) and be sure to check out his website www.ManUp.com

Nov 27, 2018
Finding Your Calling, Feat. Amanda Bucci, with Joel Marion – BTI 07
01:45:54

From a small town girl living an “average” life to a 7-figure business earner and coach at 25, Amanda Bucci’s story is an incredible one.  In this episode we discuss the keys to her success, and the lessons she learned along the way, including:

 

-The meaning and inspiration behind her 7-figure brand “Flourish & Conquer”

 

-The value of spending time with yourself to understand yourself, find your path, and build self-confidence

 

-Why “discovering others” is such a critical element to success in any business

 

-The importance of doing “scary” things regularly to push you out of your comfort zone

 

-The #1 reason and habit that skyrocketed Amanda’s career and pushed her into her calling

 

And so much more!

 

If you feel you’ve settled into an “average” life when you were created for so much more, but you’re unsure how to go about transitioning into your calling, this is an episode you surely aren’t going to want to miss!

 

Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

To learn more about Amanda and to connect with her directly, follow her on Instagram (@amandabucci) and be sure to check out her website www.AmandaBucci.com

Nov 20, 2018
Overcoming Anxiety to Become Unstoppable, Feat. Craig Ballantyne, with Joel Marion – BTI 06
01:51:32

Do you struggle with being an introvert or with anxiety and you feel it makes it extra hard for you to be successful in an extroverted world?

 

Meet my first business coach, "introvert" turned global speaker, prolific author and mega success story, Craig Ballantyne.

 

His coaching clients have generated nearly 1 BILLION dollars in revenue, and in this special episode, Joel, Craig and Dan discuss so many important topics including:

 

- How to overcome social anxiety and a negative past riddled with alcoholism to become an unstoppable source for good

 

- The dangers of "labels" and operating in a label-based "box" when you were created for so much more

 

-The power of accountability when striving to achieve any short- term and long-term goals

 

-5 questions to ask yourself to discover what you REALLY want in life and exactly how to get there

 

-Craig's specialty – how to get way more done in less time and skyrocket your productivity through the roof

 

-Creating a 10X vision for your life, and an action plan to achieve it

 

And so much more!

 

If you have goals and dreams and are struggling to make them a reality, this episode has the power to completely change the trajectory of your life. Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

To learn more about Craig and to connect with him directly, follow him on Instagram (@realcraigballantyne) and be sure to check out his new book, Unstoppable, at www.BeUnstoppableBook.com

Nov 13, 2018
No Legs, One Arm, ZERO Limits, Feat. Nick Santonastasso, with Joel Marion – BTI 05
01:50:33

This episode is going to challenge you, inspire you, and blow your mind all at the same time.

 

Welcome Nick Santonastasso, a young man living a MASSIVE life of impact. Born with no legs and only one arm, Nick came into this world at a major disadvantage, but refused to allow it to define him. Instead, he figured out how to become independent, went on to wrestle in high school (as a varsity wrestler against able-bodied kids), and is now a competitive bodybuilder and insanely inspiring global keynote motivational speaker.

 

In this episode, Joel, Dan and Nick go deep into a number of topics, including:

 

-The strategies Nick used to overcome the odds and live a life of massive impact, despite his physical limitations

 

-The importance of gratitude and perspective, especially in life’s most challenging times

 

-The critical ability to adapt when it comes to overcoming obstacles

 

-Nick’s God-given “gift” of disability, and how he turned it into his biggest strength

 

-Dealing with depression and anxiety, and how to effectively pull ourselves out of the low points of life

 

-Repositioning failure to greatness, through the power of the mind

 

And so much more!

 

You are not going to want to miss a minute of this incredible episode. Even more, be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

To learn more about Nick and to connect with him directly, check him out on Instagram (@nicksantonastasso), visit his website www.BookNickSanto.com, or pick up a copy of his book “Victim to Victor” on Amazon.

Nov 06, 2018
The Formula for Eternal Impact, Feat. Jesse Eisenhart, with Joel Marion – BTI 04
01:26:51

Do you want to make an eternal impact that lasts beyond this lifetime?

 

In this episode, Joel & Dan sit down with 35-year old pastor Jesse Eisenhart of Truth North Church in Mantua NJ, one of the fastest growing churches in America.

 

Jesse’s story is a powerful one, going from never wanting to be a pastor (and feeling unqualified to do so) to speaking in front of more than 1500 people every Sunday, and impacting tens of thousands of lives.

 

Over the course of this 90-minute conversation, Joel, Dan, and Jesse cover an array of topics, including:

 

-The surprising formula for making an eternal impact

 

-The meaning of “true north” and how it has the power to impact everyone when they embrace it

 

-How being “unqualified” can actually be a major strength, not a weakness

 

-When and how to zero in on the “one voice” that matters, while muting all the others

 

-The “harmony” strategy when it comes to faith, family, and career

 

-The power of leading from a position of authenticity and transparency, even when the “standard” is perfection

 

And so much more.

 

If you want to leave an eternal impact—one that lasts beyond this lifetime—then you aren’t going to want to miss this incredible episode. Even more, be sure to subscribe to the Born to Impact podcast to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

To learn more about Jesse and to connect with him directly, please visit www.truenorth.cc where you can tap in to what he and True North are doing, including a free archive of all of Jesse’s past messages.

Oct 30, 2018
How to Excel in Every Relationship, Feat. Danny Silk, with Joel Marion – BTI 03
01:14:42

In this game-changing episode Joel & Dan sit down with bestselling author & relationship expert Danny Silk. Danny is an international speaker, the founder of Loving on Purpose (a booming online community and life academy) and the author of 5 books, including the international bestseller Keep Your Love On (with more than 100,000 copies in print).

 

Over the next hour, Joel, Dan, & Danny will take you on a journey exploring such topics as:

 

-Danny’s unlikely path and inspirational story to becoming an internationally renowned public speaker, speaking to crowds upwards of 10,000 people

 

-The difference between powerful and powerless people, their self-talk, and their behavior (and how to identify and change if necessary)

 

-How to handle the tricky situation of someone else bringing you into their “mess”

 

-How to handle conflict effectively by shifting the goal of the conversation

 

-How to truly “help” people by empowering them, instead of enabling them

 

And so much more. If you want to live a life of impact, you HAVE to learn to master your communication in any and every relationship. The content of this episode is so insightful and so powerful, and has the ability to literally change the rest of your life if you apply it. Truly.

 

 

Don’t miss this incredibly important topic with one of the world’s most sought after experts on communication and relationships.

 

And be sure to subscribe to ensure you get notified as new episodes release each week!

 

To learn more about Danny and to connect with him, please visit www.LovingOnPurpose.com or check him out on Instagram (@dannylovingonpurpose) 

Oct 23, 2018
5 Pillars of Impact, Part II, with Joel Marion – BTI 02
56:50

In this episode Joel & Dan continue to lay the foundation for the Born to Impact movement with the second installment of the 5 Pillars of Impact, covering:

 

-Pillars 3 – 5 of the 5 Pillars

-Joel initially being the worst sales & marketing guy at his local gym

-Dan going from not knowing how to use a computer to making $30K profit a month online

-The critical key to going from great to unstoppable

-The “goal expansion” technique for never peaking

-The one thing you must NEVER do if you’re going to have long-term success & impact

 

And a bunch of wild stories along the way that you’re sure to relate to, love, and be encouraged by.

If you want to live a life of impact—where you are making a DIFFERENCE in your family, relationships, and career—understanding, embracing, and adopting the 5 Pillars of Impact is a must.

Enjoy this new episode, and be sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes to be notified of new episodes as they release! Happy listening!

Oct 16, 2018
5 Pillars of Impact, Part I, with Joel Marion – BTI 01
56:59

START HERE: If you are new to the podcast, this is absolutely the episode you’ll want to start with.  In this inaugural episode, Joel Marion and co-host Dan Long lay the foundation of the Born to Impact podcast, covering:

 

-What to expect from the podcast

-How Dan & Joel met

-The podcast origination story

-What is “Impact”?

-Pillars 1 & 2 of the 5 Pillars of Impact

 

If you want to live a life of impact—where you are making a DIFFERENCE in your family, relationships, and career—understanding, embracing, and adopting the 5 Pillars of Impact is a must.

 

Also, be sure to SUBSCRIBE on iTunes to be notified of new episodes as they release! Happy listening!

Oct 09, 2018
Born to Impact Trailer
03:26

Born to Impact is the one and only podcast specifically designed to move you further towards living the life you were born to live. Hosted by bestselling author and serial entrepreneur, Joel Marion, the goal of every Born to Impact episode is to give you clear and actionable steps—not fluff, but real, practical takeaways—to help you live a more impactful life... A life of purpose... A life where you’re making a difference in your family, in your relationships, in your career, and in the world around you.

Oct 03, 2018