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Ted Talks, Grant Cordone, & Your Inner Child! Infusion Breakdown Show Podcast | EP.53

Ted Talks, Grant Cordone, & Your Inner Child! Infusion Breakdown Show Podcast | EP.53


The is a saying that a scholar who spends their entire life in books is one who has not lived life. There are billions of books, quotes, and video material on the subject of imporving yourself and acheiving your goals. This week the Break Down Crew (Bryan, Josh, Des) sat down with two special guest Leigh Ann (friend of the channel, poet, paint night enthusiast) & Emmitt (barber/entrepreneur) to discuss the ins & outs of the self help genre. Let’s see what we came up with!

00:00 Leigh Ann’s intro
00:20 Summary
00:56 Guest introduction
02:35 How helpful is self help?
03:16 Mindset, heartset, soulset – Robin Sharma, author of ‘The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari’
05:12 The loss of creativity while growing up
06:00 Self-help turning into narcissism
07:00 Emmit on Grant Cordones’s 10X Growth Conference in Vegas
09:03 The necessity of sacrifice for growth
09:53 Kevin Hart on finances & John Trevolta on negotiation
11:41 What’s the difference between attending a conference & reading the speakers book??
13:34 Self-help is the key for growth
14:05 Motivation vs dedication
14:48 Emmitt’s transition from working a 9-5 to being an entrepreneur starting with barbering
16:43 The outcome of taking ownership of what you’re doing
17:20 Eric Thomas- if you want to be successful you want want to be successful as much as you want to breathe
18:41 Self-help is only helpful if you are aware of the issue
18:54 Problems that arise from external factors, the importance of isolation
19:42 Narcissism on the path of self-help
20:39 If someone becomes narcissistic after experiencing a breakthrough, did they really get the help?
22:08 The importance of empathy & leading by example when helping others
23:15 Being too much about yourself
24:24 “Self-helping yourself to death”
25:41 Self-help resonates when its a supplement more than it does as a foundation
26:50 Committing to knowing yourself as a person
28:16 Self-help is only as helpful as its being applied
28:44 Its more than “smile & be happy”
29:51 Over-coming sexual abuse, the human capacity of pulling yourself out of despair
31:28 Subconscious programming through what you consume
31:57 Acting out what we see from our parents during arguments
32:50 The BEST Self-Help, providing a framework rather than an instruction manual: John C. Maxwell
34:12 Building an environment & network that is conducive to your growth
35:29 If you’re getting help from someone else, is really self help?
36:50 Taking initiative to solve your own problems
39:05 We all fall short
39:37 Overcoming the desire to control the perception of self & pursuit of women as vices
40:49 Being the source of your own suffering
41:55 Rule 2 from 12 Rules for Life- “Treat yourself like someone you’re responsible for helping”
44:34 People attend self-help/motivational conferences for the same reason people attend church
46:48 Smiling in the mirror as a technique to snap yourself out of negative thinking patterns
48:24 Pursing the thrill of the outcome being different than what we know to be true
49:13 Falling in love with your inner child again
50:20 Parents programming their children’s lives (vocation)
52:10 How to make $100,000 cutting hair
54:37 Adding value to time to increase efficiency
55:00 The importance of conversation
56:05 INFUSION- Synergizing with your friends & those around us
57:40 Gratitude
58:03 Accessing your inner peace at any time to keep yourself grounded
59:10 Mr. Downing- the master of zen
01:02:30 What book made everything click for you?
01:04:05 Gary Vee, Jay Shetty, Jim Kwik
01:05:13 Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill & Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
01:06:25 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F***
01:07:33 The 5 Agreements
01:07:48 Unf*** Yourself
01:10:00 Album of the Week
01:12:45 Leigh Ann’s full poem

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