What Expert Authority World™ is saying about the show:
- Great Show!by erseburse from United States
Always providing great content- keep it up!
- Insightful, inspiring and empowering!!by Anya Bartholomew from United States
This is a gem!! You've got to pay attention to "little" things to appreciation the power of this incredible useful information!! The more you listen, the more you love it! Try and you'll see!!
- Love love loveby Tanyamariedube from Canada
What a great show. I loved listening to your episode with Dave Lorenzo on the 60 Second Sale. As someone who loves sales (but loathed them when I started with cold calls and cold door knocking), I loved what he said about hearing the word “no”. In sales, we are trained to look for the no’s. It makes us really good at it if we can really get into it. What you two were talking about with regard to how our limitations are i’’our minds really resonated with me. I love that because it’s a game changer when you understand that sales is just about helping people solve a massive problem and getting paid for it and then taking imperfect action, get on your feet and have fun. Thanks so much! Love this show.
- Amazing podcast!by maddie@podcastingyou from United States
This podcast is incredibly informative and empowering! Each episode is an insightful deep dive into an entrepreneurial story that highlights tenacity, innovation, and advice to help you level up in your own journey.
- INSIGHTFUL!by Mitko I. from Bulgaria
A ton of value, keep rocking!
- Great show!by Gisele_Oliveira from United States
I love this show. The host is really entertaining and the content is pure gold. This podcast became my top show. Keep up the great work, Mario!
- Insightful and wide rangingby purpletom111 from United Kingdom
This is an excellent podcast for anyone looking to optimise their business. Mario is a fabulous host with brilliant questions and a relaxed, friendly demeanour. I loved Episode 261 about Growth Marketing, really useful - high product quality is the best marketing strategy out there!
- Brilliant insights from the best…by jxywvut from United States
No matter what big business mountain you are trying to summit, the EA podcast has something amazing to inspire and teach you how to start or scale your venture. I love tuning in every day to learn actionable insights from a new expert or industry. So much value to sink your teeth into. Give it a listen!
- Top Notch Quality Content for Authentic Leadersby dropinceo from United States
A meticulous production, a highly professional host with authentic conversation creates an amazing experience for the listener. A must listen for insights and inspiration for the Entreprener or C-Suite Leader.
- Love it!by Mariann!! from United States
It’s definitely worth your time if you are trying to stay informed.
- Actionable and Inspiringby Ben_Cook28 from United States
I appreciate the authenticity, quality of the guests, and insights from this podcast
- Essential content for your entrepreneurial journeyby MCarmen Baldovi from United Kingdom
Mario’s interviews are full of valuable tips from business experts that you shouldn’t miss in your entrepreneurial journey. Listening to this podcast is being a massive help for me and I hope it is for you.
- Wealth of Informationby KPM D. from United States
Great interviews. Always great to have the opportunity to hear from experts in their fields and glean from their years of wisdom. Keep up the good work!
- Packed with actionable content!by mwforrester from United States
Mario has a top-notch podcast with outstanding guests! I’m able to come away with information that I can apply to my own business, to generate growth and increase my ability to provide positive impact. When you spend your time to listen to an episode of EA Effect you can be sure that you will get an amazing return on time investment.
- Powerful!by MichaelUnbroken from United States
This is the show I needed 13 years ago before I ruined my first business. I think being able to have tangible and practical insight from people who are one step ahead of you is everything congrats to Mario for an amazing show! - @MichaelUnbroken
- First Rate Host and Brilliant Guestsby Wade Galt from United States
Mario is an extremely well prepared and professional host that gets the best out of his guests. He interviews fundamentally sound guests to share powerful business strategies and wisdom. Definitely worth your time to listen.
- Great show.by mdaciuk from Canada
Excellent interviews and guests. Liked the show on how to defend your reputation. “Customers, communities and critics.” Good way at looking at stakeholders. Thanks for the great content.
- Great topics - and tips!by Kate | EOFire from United States
Loving Mario’s podcast! Not only does he hit so many great topics, but his episodes are filled with tips and strategies you can actually use right now. For example, I just listened to his episode about Podmatch with Alex SanFilippo, and Mario doesn’t just read off a list of questions and move through the interview robotically - he actually has a conversation, and shares his own experiences with the power of guest podcasting and why others should be doing this to grow their own audience. Thank you, Mario! Keep up the heat!
- So glad I found this podcast!by Nate804 from United States
I’m so excited to continue jumping into episodes of this podcast. So much knowledge from so many successful business men & women. Adding this to my weekly workflow for sure!
- So much informationby abal31 from United States
Such a great show. So much information and helps with many areas of our business.
- 0285: Sales Driven Agency: Helping Founders Become Predictable, Sustainable and Scalableby Mary2577 from Philippines
Thank you so much and keep on doing more great show.
- Easily One of My Favoritesby ScottDGray from United States
I recently discovered Expert Authority Effect. It’s quickly worked it’s way onto my list of must listen podcasts. The episodes are less than an hour and packed with great information from top-level entrepreneurs.
- Priceless Content!by megan@podcastingyou from United States
Mario does such a good job covering a variety of topics. His guests offer awesome advice as well. I would recommend this show to anyone looking to learn more about entrepreneurship!
- Very helpfulby Luke and Susie from Australia
As a business owner I love being challenged to see things a different way and be reminded of how to do thing better. This podcast has been so helpful to do that.
- Great Showby emj-js from United States
Mario does an excellent job being fun an entertaining while asking insightful questions to draw out the experise of his guests. Thoughtful, helpful conversations to make work and life better. Thanks!
- Smart Ways to Giftby Michelle Kaplan from United States
I learned some key things during Mario's interview with Chelsea Martin on gifting. What stands out is how impactful direct mail really is and how important a customized presentation of your products not only creates happy customers, but also a great referral source. Thank you!
- Heart Centered Successby Macnjacs from United States
Your interview with Brandon Fong was great. I appreciated the fact you started with the 3 steps, it was so valuable it really made me want to hear more. Thanks!
- Love this show!by Gisele_Oliveira from United States
This is so far my favorite podcast. It’s been my weekly dose of motivation and inspiration. Keep up the great work, Mario !
- So much value!by Loose Seeds from United States
The conversation with James, Sana and John Lee Dumas was awesome. Unique questions were asked by the hosts and JLD responded with gems that I stick right into my pocket. Thanks for this valuable info on how to up my podcasting game guys!
- Always Enjoy Mario's Interviews!by HarloB from United States
I really enjoy Mario and his shows. The Stress and Anger in the Workplace episode was great because it cut to the chase of all the issues around this topic. Great interview!
- Great Podcastby 11Dreamer11 from United States
Really interesting interviews that are really well done! Great listen and great for inspiration.
- Innovativeby Michelle Kaplan from United States
I love Mario's energy! It captures my attention throughout his podcasts. Listenng to him and his guests, their ideas, actions, and accomplishments makes me brainstorm what's next for my business. Relevant and fresh!
- Inspiriation 7 Days A Week!by ST Rappaport | LifePix from United States
Mario doesn't miss a day. No matter what is going on, there's an episode relase. Mario is on a mission and nothing is going to stop him. He's a real model to be doing these interviews!
- An Expert on Experts!by Powerful Eric from United States
Love this show! Mario's show is a asset to podcasting. Thanks for helping others Mario!
- Now I knowby Margo Lovett from United States
Mario, I see how active and generous you are in Podcast Paradise. Today, I listened to a few of your shows - episodes 1 & 59. Episode 1 brought me into the moment of prayer. You produced a show according to the Spirit. Now I know why you are so generous, able to operate from your seat of genius. Margo Lovett
- Keeping the Booksby E-World from United States
Great interview with Judith keeping Net Profits as key thing to look at. Interesting point she made some owners make 30 millions but not enough Net to take a paycheck.
- Excellent podcastby Atomickitten99 from United States
I’m enjoying the guest interviews. They are packed full of great nuggets! Thank you.
- Unique - Engaging - Boldby Paul D Johnson from United States
As host of interveiw based The God Zone Show podcast I fournd Mario's show uniquely valuable in providing inpriation and engouragment for my work.
- Fun, insightful, and quality productionby koltrass from United States
Mario brings in top-notch guests for engaging conversations on a variety of topics. Moreover, his attention to technical (e.g. audio, editing) quality is obvious and makes a difference. Listen to be entertained and enlightened!
- Inspiring interviews to take the next step!by BillableWithBaby from United States
Inspiring interviews with interesting entrepreneurs inform and motivate you to take things to the next level. Always good things to learn and implement. Thank you Mario!
- Pure value, I love itby Jdoggg222 from United States
Mario has a way of asking the questions I am wondering as the guest is speaking. He seems to intentionally ask the questions that most benefit you as a listener. Great podcast!
- Loved the Craig Handley Episodeby MHillfan from United States
Mario’s energy is infectious and Craig Handley is a character and some. But really every episode brings out the uniqueness of each guest. This pod has become one of my must listens›
- Inspiring. Informative.by SunDevil from United States
Mario is incredibly inspiring and does something few other podcast hosts can manage to do… allow his guests to actuall talk at length and answer his questions. He offers great information and I really appreciate that he is invested in what his guests have to offer as well. Other podcasts come across as an ego stroke for the host, but this podcast is truly here to help guests share their stories as well to the benefit of the listener. Worth subscribing.
- Game changerby TimLawson21 from United States
This podcast is informative and inspiring. I love it!
- If you are a wanna be entrepreneur look no further!by Elisa Di Napoli from United Kingdom
Great podcast full of interesting insights. The host is engaging and thoughtful and I can say I have enjoyed listening to each episode!
- Amazing Interviews not to miss!!!by Jbower1282 from United States
Consistantly uniques interviews or amazing people really making it happen.
- Mario is a great host with great questions!by alexdesigns from United States
Take a few minutes out of your day to listen to Mario. He is a super smart guy and I love the questions he asks his guests.
- A great podcast for dreamers and do-ers!by Chiquita2727 from United States
Lots of great information and inspiration for anyone who wants to turn dreams into reality. Mario brings a lot of spot-on information to this podcast.
- Great Showby Palminchen from London from United Kingdom
Love the broad selection of topics for inner
- Amazing inspirational storiesby colas_18 from United Kingdom
This podcast is so good. The stories from the people sharing their stories about their struggles in life and how they overcame these struggles is just inspirational and helped me push harder when things get tough. Keep up the good work with these amazing interviews Mario.
- Fantasticby sttoggyigctdrvy from United States
Mario goes above & beyond on his show. Lots of great information for his listeners!
- Top Learningby BLNT PPTT from Hungary
Love hearing these great interviews with a great host. Keep up the good work!
- Mario inspires!by Fatherof10yrold from United States
These interviews are fantastic. Mario inspires with great questions that draw out great answers from his guests!
- Expert authority!by Tara Williams Phone from United States
Mario shares some amazing people on this podcast and they have some gold to share!
- Great show!by Karen @ Interview Valet from United States
Mario is an awesome podcast host! I love the FB Live interviews and the opportunity for listeners to engage in real time. The audio and video quality is spot on every time. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss anything! You won't be sorry.
- A Podcasters Inspiration!by JamieKullman from United States
Mario has so much insight and delivers such incredible value through his show. I just started listening, but I've already learned so much from him and his wonderful interviews. Keep up the awesome work!!
- Quality professionalismby VirtForce from United States
I can’t say enough about how pristine and professional Mario is in his interviews. He truly wants his guests to have the best experience and recording possible. And not to mention he is fun and knows how to put people at ease in front of the camera.
- How to conquer your limiting beliefsby Dave4syth from United States
Listen to episode 103 an dlearn how to overcome your limiting beliefs. Great advice.
- I can’t believe how much I learned in just one episodeby AwesomeMontana from United States
Mario is knowledgeable, curious and able to bring great guests that deliver value that every business needs to understand! Outstanding podcast!
- Great content!by Cory Lee Leadership from United States
Mario does a great job of providing relevant information and bringing on guests to share their expertise in a variety of fields. Highly recommend his podcast!
- Fascinating interviewsby Bill Ringle from United States
Mario brings on accomplished guests and draws out their expertise and stories in a way that leaves me on the edge of my seat. Keep up the great work, Mario!
- Love It!by Laura Moreno Cabanillas from India
Loving this podcasts, an entrepreneur I really appreciate the energy and passion being shared to help us grow our business. Keep up the great work.
- Boost my Amazon sales!by SurvivalDad from United States
I tap Amazon as one of my sales channels and your interview with John Ghiorso was an eye-opener. Ignore at your own peril!
- Great Podcast for Leadersby grice79 from United States
So much great advice from great people. I especially liked the recent episode on upping your presentation game. Very helpful!!
- Interesting and USEFULby Banking On Music from United States
I love being able to use the info provided by your interviewers to make my career more successful!
- Love It!by LauraMore from United States
I loved the Memorial Day episode, Mario! Thanks so much for creating this awesome podcast!
- Memorial Dayby Dave4syth from United States
I really enjoyed the Memorial Day episode. It was a sincere and heart felt tribute to our veterans.
- Flawless interview styleby GninraeL14 from United States
Mario makes everyone appear even more interesting to me. Great format and style!
- Come here for valueby Joshua User 202! from Canada
Really appreciated this podcast for the raw, genuine interviews. Love it!
- Crisp and interesting interviewsby Joel Goobich from United States
As someone who created one of the first podcasts dedicated to video marketing, I was very impressed by your recent episode about using video. Your interview style is crisp and interesting
- If you are in business, this podcast needs to be on your playlist.by Macstephen1 from United States
Mario has a great conversational style that helps his guests shine. This show is a must if you have an entrepreneurial spirit. It provides thought provoking content that will help any businessperson in their quest for success.
- New Subscriber here and on your YouTube Channelby Angela Brown Oberer from United States
Wow Mario you have a real knack for interviewing. You ask great questions and have a fun way of keeping the conversations lively and interesting. After listening to your episode with Owen Video I subscribed to your podcast and then I hunted you down on YouTube. High Five and great job!
- Very Professional & Engaging Show!by Mitche Graf from United States
Mario is extremely engaging and can hold your attention, and is a great interviewer! He has some great guests that really get into the details of running a successful business. Keep up the great work Mario!
- Great Contentby Pilar S. from United States
Excellent! LOTS of advice from experts. The most recent episode talks about speaking–a must-listen for anyone who presents or is thinking about presenting.
- Great content!by @Mentally_Strong from United States
I really enjoy your podcast each time I listen. The content helps any entreprenur level up with they do. Keep it up and thanks for each episode.
- Professional and Informativeby Bruce at Mindfulness Mode from Canada
Mario Fachini is an excellent interviewer and has terrific guests on the show. I highly recommend this podcast.
- Great Podcastby Amber Fuhriman from United States
I love the topic of this podcast. The episode with Tod Lindsay is super super helpful!!
- Great find!by Reed Stiles from United States
Great message and content. Stumbled upon this due to the cool logo, stayed for the content.
- Great show and great host!by Laurapowers44 from United States
Love what Mario offers! So glad he is doing his show and providing all this helpful info! Keep them coming!
- Walks the walkby Me15463 from United States
Mario encapsulates everything he talks about on the show. Be sure to tune in to this!
- Honest and authenticby Deano3622 from United Kingdom
Wow, just come across this podcast. Mario is such an awesome guy. He comes across so honest and genuine. Loved the content. I honestly don’t know where you find the time?! Keep it up Mario, love how honest and real you are!
- Walks the walkby Me15463 from United States
Mario encapsulates everything he talks about on the show. Be sure to tune in to the this!
- Great and insightful!by Karty12345 from Australia
I really enjoyed this podcast, so much relevant content. Thank you!
- So much Value..!by Alex Dali Rizo from United States
Great content, I really recommend this to any Entrepreneur looking to excel in their path, Mario brings topic experts to teach and inspire your day
- Inspirational Intentional Informationby 10Kforte from United States
This podcast shares the stories from people that are doing whatever it takes to rise up and help others along the way. “What Are You Made Of” is one of the many messages shared on the podcast. There are so many takeaways that are applicable to anyone. I really enjoyed listening.
- Wow!by Tyscoaching from Australia
Just listened to the 'rescue site AED Program' episode! If you love epic stories and inspirational people, this is the podcast for you!
- Motivation on Tapby AnthonyPGarcia from United States
Mario brings on some of the most impactful entrepreneurs to hear from. He dives into the key performance factors of their business. He extracts information very well and keeps the show flowing very smoothly. Definitely a show to subscribe to!
- Starting a Movementby JustMe2say from United States
There are many areas of business and entrepreneurs have an opporunity to gain some insight with this podcast. Excellent interviews!
- Great Podcast For Entrepreneurs!by The Big Game Hunter from United States
Full of knowledgeable guests and useful information that will help you accomplish your goals in business and in life!
- Mario Truly Care About His Guestsby Podcast Junkies from United States
Having met Mario and spent time with him at Podfest I can truly say that he is passionate about his show. He’s genuine and that clearly comes through in his own story and what he brings to every interview.
- Put your thinking cap on!by Sergeson from United States
This is probably one of the most information dense podcasts I’ve listened to in many moons. Each episode could easily be expanded out into 2 or 3 hours. Mario does a great job of asking the right questions to get his guests to reveal great tips, tricks and advice. Sure a lot of information can be applied to an entrepreneur but I found a lot of advice applicable to my personal life. This podcast is definitely worth my time to listen to and I’m looking forward to more episodes to come. Great job!
- Relavant for anyone!by HarloB from United States
I really enjoy Mario and his shows. The Stress and Anger in the Workplace episode was great because it cut to the chase of all the issues around this topic. Great interview!
- Mario nails it!by Mickiezada from United States
I've listened to Mario for a long time...his podcast is well produced, his guests are influencers and authentic authority, and chock full of insights and inspiration for entrepreneurs. Love it!
- Mario is the real dealby jamesnewcomb.io from United States
I’ve known Mario personally and professionally for over a year now. He is genuinely interested in helping people succeed, and consistently over delivers in his interactions and valuable advice with fellow entrepreneurs, podcasters, what have you. In this era of showmen who “give value” only if they think they’ll get something in return, Mario stands out as a man among men. Listen to his show and learn what true leadership and value in the marketplace mean.
- Listening On My Entrepreneurial Journeyby FromLisa2 from United States
I was surprised when I stumbled over the servant leadership that shows up in these episodes. It's collaborative. It's focused on relationships with clients versus transactions. I especially enjoyed the episode on getting clients without "selling" because it's more about genuine relationship building.
- A Giftby Lisa Vogt from United States
Mario uses all his talents, gifts and abilities to produce this life affirming show. It's incredible that we are able to grow our abilities and develop our talents and gifts just through subscribing and listening. Thank you Mario!
- This show is ON FIRE!by tibor.mindsethorizon from United States
Love your show Mario! Your niche is close to mine but I focus more on mindset and manifestation in a business setting. I tuned into episode #103 with Karen Brown which is dope! Keep up the great work!
- Entrepreneur Must Listenby HWoodwriter from United States
If you’re an entrepreneur this is a must listen show. So many inside tips and thought processes behind moving your business forward. Mario does a great job with the guests by asking the right questions at the right time. He and his guests give the information you need to grow your business and leadership skills.
- What a show!!by CWLuecke from United States
Man, do I love interviews with world-changers! Mario does an excellent job gathering the cream of the crop for his show and giving insightful interviews. Check it out!
- Loved it!by Seodrigo from United States
This interview was very enjoyable. Mario brought on a wise guest by the name of Michael Lauria. I loved the interview and Michael's perspective on the topic. He had wonderful insights and around min 31, he hit something very profound. Excited to share what I learned today with others. Way to go!
- Great listenby trinity3712 from United States
Good listen. Great range of guests and topics. Something here is you keep listening will help you in many areas of life and leadership b
- Great Knowledge!by Jon Vroman FRD from United States
Great show Mario! So much valuable information in one episode!
- Excellent show, very imformative!by Shaolin Soprano from United States
Mario loving the podcast bro, great content, immense value. Enjoying these interviews!!!
- Helpful Information!by The Medicare Nation from United States
Love the valuable information on these episodes! Lots of tips & tricks for every Entrepreneur to use. Kudos Mario! Diane Daniels Host of Medicare Nation
- Love Mario’s Attitudeby marisaimon from United States
Mario’s heart shines through his interviews, making these fun and positive, and the people he brings on offer such a wealth of knowledge.
- Lots of Great Info!by DarlajPowell from United States
Mario provides lots of great info and advice in this 7 day a week show.
- Great Content!by LanceJohnson_ from United States
Mario does a great job of share valuable information that every entrepreneur could use and apply to their journey. Great work! 🙂
- Important information!by Allmenow from United States
Very engaging information. Mario draws out experiences and knowledge from his guests. Loved the show!
- Difference-Makerby Unlimited Beliefs from United States
Mario is a master at bringing out, shining a light on, and internalizing the difference-making mindset. His knowledge and experience and mission enable him to synthesize information into diamonds for all of us! What you want is accessible by taking in this show!
- Excellent Informationby Stallion golf from United States
Great advice and information with a wonderful blend of topics! Loved the episode with the british healthcare professional and the ideas shared on how to make the industry better.
- Motivating and valuable informationby Calvin Javier from United States
Great insight on mindset from business leaders and entrepreneurs making things happen. Definitely worth your attention. Will be listening and learning more!
- Good informationby FIRE NATION! from United States
Engaging interview with a british health pro, I was surprised to hear the similarties and the application she has for making healthcare better
- Greatnessby MiaSportFanatic from United States
Have had the chance to listen to one show so far but man, we should be paying for this information. Lots of greatness. Thanks for the heart to serve.
- Listen to the experts - and thrive!by The Marketing Book Podcast from United States
There's a lot of advice out there these days but, sadly, a lot (and I mean a LOT) of is from people with little to no expertise. That's not the case with this gem of a show. Listen to what the experts say and profit from the experience!
- Show is amazing!by JohnnySwim32 from United States
I love learning about mindset and how to master my thoughts. This show provide the tools!
- Great show!by Jefferson_79 from United States
Great information for all businesses.
- Good value!by Audrey purplele from United States
Great information that applies to any business! I really felt he provided value for my time.
- Interesting Topicby Eric Oler from United States
Interesting topic. Great interviews. Keep up the hard work!
- Helpful Advice from Expertsby ichuck2 from United States
Mario talks to experts in a wide range of subject matters and asks good questions to pull out helpful advice.
- What a great show!by Christopher List from United States
Mario really brings out the best in his guests. The police dog trainer had such a great story. Can’t wait to hear more!
- Great!!!by tommye w-c from United States
Great podcast, awesome guests, incredible host!!!
- Fun & informativeby Saoirse Sky from United States
Some people want something fun, others want something informative. This podcast gives you both!
- Great show!by CJThomas6 from United States
Very inspirational show! Appreciate the advice and thoughts shared by the host and his guests!
- Great podcastby Rosie81200 from United States
Great podcast! Love hearing about the guests’ journeys and what they learned from them.
- Never Stop Learning!by Terri in Fairhope from United States
Tune in to this great podcast and host! You're probably really good at what you do (top of your game...an Expert Authority), but there is always more to learn...streamline processes and gain more freedom in your life. It's not always about the bottom line. This one is worth a listen!
- Amazing!by KatieBrooksIV from United States
If you're looking for inspiration, tune in to listen to Mario and his top notch guests. I find that I am always much more motivated after listening to an episode of Expert Authority Effect!
- Wonderful show!by @IV-Heather Tieben from United States
Mario is a great host & puts on a wonderful show. The quality of his interview guests and entire production is impeccable, I couldn't recommend Expert Authority Effect more!
- You Will Not Be Disappointed!by Composer 1853 from United States
Mario does such a great job of engaging his guests from several different disciplines.
- The hardest working man in Podcastingby EOFire.com from United States
Mario brings the HEAT with real energy and FIRE...don't miss the meteoric rise of this show! ~ John Lee Dumas
- Great interviews and guests!by Mel Good Karma from United States
Thanks for hosting such great interview guests. Look forward to hearing more and kudos on so many a week and also videos!
- Fantasticby Jason A. Duprat from United States
Awesome podcast, going to be adding this one to my list. Interesting topics with great interviews, good sound quality.
- Enjoying!by Slordan from United Kingdom
Enjoy listening to Mario and how he opens up the conversations to ensure it’s as relevant to us as listeners!
- Nice variety and interesting topicsby emjgreen from United States
Love the variety of topics presented here on this show. Looking forward to listening to more of Mario's show.
- Super Marioby jamesnewcomb.io from United States
Mario is the real deal and BRINGS IT to his own podcast and everywhere he interacts in the world. If honesty and vulnerability bother you, please move on to the next podcast.
- Great Content! Great Interviews!by No BS Mompreneur from United States
Wow! Really enjoy listening to all these fabulous expert authorities!! Lots of valuable take aways that I can implement into my life. I will continue to listen and share with others!! A+++
- A great addition to build authority and create an impactby Cloris Kylie from United States
A great addition to build authority and create an impact. Also, a different twist on the topic. Engaging. 5 stars!
- Filled with motivation and ideasby Thomas O'Grady, PhD from United States
Mario does a great job interviewing and pulling the stories behind people's stories or success. Good pleasant listen. If you are in a journey of your own, these episodes will give some things to bring into your on life.
- spartancvby spartancv from United States
Great job following your passion, your purpose and creating this podcast to help serve others! Keep up the excellent work.
- This podcast is the bombby Posturedoc from United States
Mario always crushed it, and this podcast is another example of his amazing insights and knowledge!! Great work.
- Wow - love the video show.by Thehighenergygirl from United States
Thank you for the encouragement and tips on how to succeed on video and the repurposing idea.
- Motivating and Inspiring!by KatyJoyWells from United States
Mario brings such enthusiasm to his shows and his content is fantastic. I’m always learning new things to implement or new ways to grow, thanks Mario!
- What a great show!by Gene_HPLN from United States
Awesome podcast! Mario brings great topic, great guests, and it is very easy to listen to. I definitely recommend for anybody interested in business success!
- It's greatby Ian Ryan from United States
Just had a chance to check out your most recent episode appreciate the great insight! Great delivery from the host & can’t wait to dig into future content.
- Love it!by Brendan @ Entrepreneurs&Coffee from United States
I love that this interview podcast doesn't feature the same old folks that everybody has on their show. Keep it up, Mario!
- Amazing!!!!by Lindsey Russo from United States
This show is so impactful! Hearing from the experts and how they take authority in their space is so amazing. Looking forward to more episodes!
- Learned what I didin't even know I neededby Camilla-Jean from United States
Great info. I love the Q episode because I get just quic interst snippets that may get me thinking about where my business might go.
- Fabulous Interviews!by Life&RelationshipCoach from United States
Mario does a fantastic job interviewing really interesting and successful business people who explain how they got to where they are - tips you won't want to miss when your trying to grow your business! Keep up the great work Mario! Coach Riana Milne
- A+ Showby Gisele_Oliveira from United States
I love this show. It's so entertaining and I learn a lot from the interviews. I highly recommend this show if you want to level up his game as an authority.
- Inspiration, transformation, success stories!by Chabo101 from United States
The title of this review should just be enough but it is just more than that. Its life lessons, its listening to personal struggles and how they over came those struggles. Love to hear from people that change the world through their struggle and the lessons that i learn from them are just more than amazing. I love this.
- Great interviews!by AlyciaDarby.com PodcastManager from United States
These interviews are well done and his guests are prepared to give really specific insights and stratagies... great podcast, Mario!!
- Inspiring story of courageby StrongHeart<3 from United States
I love that she found gratitude in her circumstances. lorie is an inspiration
- Powerful!by The Food Heals Podcast from United States
Mario's interviews cover a variety of topics and provide great value in all areas of your life! Episode 15 discusses how change is temporary and transformation is permanent which was really powerful for me. I love this message! Thank you!
- Great content!by Blakeob85 from United States
Great answers to common questions many entrepreneurs have! Thanks Mario for sharing your and your guests' insight!
- Real Actionable Tactics!by MattBMaverick from United States
What I like about Mario's podcast is that he pulls out actionable tactics from his guests that we, the listeners, can actually use. Great show!
- Great Listen!by Real Estate Investor from United States
Mario and his guests provide useful techniques to succeed in any business venture. The interview style promotes learning through real life examples of his guests. Great listen!
- Great interviews!by Matt B 1818 from United States
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I’m Thankful | Sue Lundquist
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What You Will Learn In This Episode
[0:36] – We thank our sponsor, Acorns
[1:09] – Sue’s inspiration to start her business
- She experienced a lot of obstacles during her childhood.
- Reprogrammed and re-lifestyle her life to become who she is now.
- It was her personal journey that inspired her to start her business.
- Sue’s book: I’m Thankful
[8:30] – Sue’s impact on her clients
- The I’m Thankful journal is geared towards young families.
- Her second book, teaches about practicality.
- It all starts with awareness.
- Denial is an easy old habit.
[12:20] – Setting boundaries
- Knowing how to present yourself.
- Having a “personal code of conduct.”
- Take out the word ‘try’ from your vocabulary.
[20:04] – Building self confidence and self trust
- It’s either you do or you don’t.
- Starting inner work is built on curiosity, awareness, and exploration.
- You need to have hyper awareness to start your inner process.
[22:17] – Get a peek at Sue’s curriculum
[23:42] – Sue’s client breakthroughs
- Different client stories of hope, love, wealth, and competence.
[25:22] – Sue’s personal breakthrough
- Life happens and that’s fine.
- There will be stumbles but you gotta get yourself back up and pull out of it.
[29:22] – We take a moment to thank our sponsor, Acorns
[31:01] – The Imperfect Action round
- The fastest path to the cash is clarity. Being clear on which path you are taking.
- Self sabotage and limiting beliefs are the most common problems Sue’s clients are making. Being clear on what it looks like is the ultimate solution.
- Genuine, authentic engagement promotes customer lifetime value.
- Book recommendations: The Four Agreements | Don Miguel Ruiz, Rising Strong | Brené Brown, Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself | Dr. Joe Dispenza
[42:08] – Mario’s favorite books
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Mario Fachini [0:12]
Expert Authority world I have another great guest and I’m excited to have her on. Have you ever wanted to gain clarity? Have you ever wanted to gain confidence? Have you ever wanted to be connected deeper with your purpose? I’m going to bring up Sue and we’re going to go over these things on how it’s going to help your life and your business. But first, let’s thank our sponsor.
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Mario Fachini [0:53]
Here she is, ladies and gentlemen, Sue Lundquist. How are you doing Sue?
Sue Lundquist [0:58]
Oh, Mario. This is so wonderful. Thank you so much for having me.
Mario Fachini [1:03]
It’s great to have you here. I want to know about your story. Tell me about how this all started.
Sue Lundquist [1:09]
Oh, my story. Well, I’m going to chop it down into manageable little pieces for the sake of the interview. But I was adopted at birth. From adoption, to abandonment, to abuses, to moving, to trauma, to all this stuff leading up into my junior year in high school. And quite frankly, I had lots of deaths and traumas that were happening and trying to manage my inner world and my inner drunk monkey and maybe my team drunk monkey, as a team growing up, I was also a latchkey kid, so I was pretty left, or I was left to my own devices. And then when somebody tried to put me in the proverbial box, I was like, oh, that doesn’t fit real well. I’ve been doing really good on my own. But then, of course, with that came, you know, there was confusion and adults trying to put me in their box. And I’m saying no, that doesn’t work. And so my life has been this proverbial, I don’t know if it’s proverbial, but it’s been this beautiful song and dance we’ll call it, this opportunity to sing and dance on my way to having a better inner program in my melon, so I can be a better person out here to everybody and be a better service. I’ve always been loving and nurturing. But with that attribute that I really honor and love about myself, that loving nurturing person can also be taken advantage of if you don’t have your own boundaries. I think we can all really relate to that to. You know, you want to be loving, and and nurturing. But then you get taken advantage of, and there’s just takers in the world, and some are bigger takers than others. And I found myself in the midst of a lot of takers. And so I had to reprogram and reset up re-lifestyle, my life. And that has been probably a 30 year quest. Hopefully that answered your question.
Mario Fachini [3:26]
It did. And it reminded me, we have a very similar background with the people we wanted to help and how we wanted to help them because, you know, I can think of times myself personally, where it’s like, I’d bend over backwards and die for someone, and then it’s like, they can’t even call you back or email or text or whatever. And it’s like, you know, essentially that martyr syndrome, where you want to save everyone, but at what expense? Well, you can’t help everyone if you’re literally dead. So where’s the happy balance of it? So what inspired you to build an entire business around it?
Sue Lundquist [4:05]
Oh, personal development. Spirituality has been part of my life since I was a young girl. The spirituality aspect of it has been with me since I was a little girl. Spirituality, to me is the acceptance of all, I believe that there is a higher frequency and a higher different energy that we can all tap into. And I personally have done that quite a bit, whether it’s in meditation, or when I’m doing my own personal practice. And you know, I totally got saved, I was totally going to go on the left or right field. And I totally forgot what I was going to say repeated again. Because I was like, getting all juicy about my past and what I was going to do, and spirituality and all of that. Now, I have forgotten the question. So you have to ask it again.
Mario Fachini [5:00]
I was asking, what inspired you to turn everything into a business? Because you could go through life and just keep helping people doing different things. But you definitely don’t need to take all the risk that comes with being a business, what inspired you to want to do that?
Sue Lundquist [5:18]
So, I reunited with my biological mom, I have had three girls, and this is really cut down for the sake of time and honoring yourself and our guests here. So being adopted then in 94, I met my biological father, in 2003 I met my biological mother, and I’m getting to the answer to your question, I won’t forget it this time, I promise love. But in that process, it’s a process of evolution. It’s a process of forgiveness. It’s a process of rediscovering, and actually, the day that I gave birth to my third daughter, I got a letter, at this point I given birth, this is my third daughter, I’m going to come home the same day I got two other babies I gotta take care of. Grabbed the mail sitting on the couch, and hormones flying and I get this letter from my biological mom. And among many, many beautiful things, the first few things that she said to me was, you’ve never been a secret, and I’ve loved you since you were born. But I am, you know, incredibly life changing in that moment. And I’m reading the letter and all of this. So even, you know, I looted a little bit ago when you asked the first question about my journey and how I got here, I think it started at birth, then there was all these kind of opportunities throughout my life where I had to delve deep inside and figure out who I really was and defining what that even looks like. Defining what love what self love, what respect, what dignity, what integrity, all that stuff really meant. And then meeting my biological mom. When that all happened, this is again, gave birth to my third daughter, met my biological mom, my dad that had adopted me came up with Lewy’s diffuse body disease. The house was in a remodel, all of my old traumas and junk were coming up for release. And quite honestly, I was on the pity pot. I was a mess in here, right? And I’m like, “Okay, Sue. How are you going to show up to these beautiful souls that you’ve just given birth to?” “How are you going to show up and show them and be lead by example?” And it started with gratitude. So my first book was the I’m Thankful journal. And it’s going back to basics and simplicity of gratitude. And having gratitude and thankfulness for the little things, that I have two legs that I can stand on my own feet, that I can drink water from a tap, I have a refrigerator, I have electricity, I have a blanket, I have a bed, I have carpet, you know, I’m really starting from being truly grateful. And that’s where the whole company aspect started, because it was my personal journey. And I’ve walked the talk through it. So I guess to answer your question, it was gratitude to get myself out of my head, and off my pity pot.
Mario Fachini [8:23]
With your book and your trainings, how are you helping people? And what is the process you’re taking them through?
Sue Lundquist [8:30]
Thank you for asking. Well, the book that I was alluding to my first one, it’s actually a journal, I’m Thankful journal. And it’s more geared towards young families and teaching families how to teach themselves, and also teach their children the fundamentals of gratitude and asking proactive questions. And that’s where I started my journey. And it’s extremely powerful. It’s very, very easy. And a lot of young families just love it. Because the pictures and journaling, and it’s just good stuff. Now, the second book has been an evolution. And by that, I mean, it’s been an evolution in creating my curriculum, we’re talking well over 500 books, workshops, education, research and development. And I found with all these incredible thought leaders that were out there, that there wasn’t practicality, the real life gave me something to chew on tools. Because was listening and reading and going to all these incredible thought leaders of the world. I’m like, “Oh, my gosh, they’re blowing my mind. They’re incredible.” And then I leave and then I’d be like, “Ah, now what?” Right? So because I am so practical in that, and the practical application of everyday life. That’s where my curriculum began. And when I start and when everybody started, the first thing that we all start with is awareness. Awareness has got to be number one, because if you get your head in the sand, well, denial is the easy old habit, right?
Mario Fachini [10:12]
It’s not that joke. It’s not the only river in Africa or something.
Sue Lundquist [10:16]
I don’t know, you’re gonna have to look that one up. I can’t remember. But yes, it’s not though. But denial is easy, it’s what you’ve been doing for so long.
Mario Fachini [10:27]
You can keep it. I mean, you can hang on to it for way too long. You know, people do it for their whole life.
Sue Lundquist [10:34]
Oh, they do. And you know, and my heart goes out to them, to anybody that’s struggling right now, because it’s scary. Because when you start stepping, and you know this, when you start stepping into the rink of your life, and standing there basically naked, just kind of stand there going, “Okay, I know some, I’m in full awareness. I know something is not right. I know for a fact this is not the relationship I want to be in, whether it’s with myself or somebody externally. I know that for a fact. But where do I get the tools? How do I change my inner world? How do I change my inner programming, so I can then start attracting, start creating the life I want externally and feel good with confidence and purpose within myself, and applying the practicality of it.” That’s where that gets juicy for me. And I love the practicality of real life tools. Like I said earlier, there’s so much great wisdom out there, and so many incredible thought leaders, but you got to break it down to basics. And I was going to go back to my curriculum. So it’s awareness. And then under awareness, you’ve got a bunch of tools, clarity and mindset. And we could go into drunk monkey and poundry and all kinds of great languages around boundaries, insane and respect. Well, now, like we’ve talked about earlier, you know, being the love and nurture, and you don’t want to hurt anybody’s feelings, but you still…
Mario Fachini [12:11]
Why don’t share one of those with Expert Authority World, what’s one of the boundaries that someone could set up pretty easily?
Sue Lundquist [12:20]
Um, let’s do boundaries around how I expect to be treated, how I would like to be spoken to. So if we’re in a relationship, say your beautiful audience, if you’re in a position where you’re in transition, and you’re not really quite sure how you’re building that confidence, but you’re not really quite sure how it’s going to be received. One I’d like to say, do it anyways, I’m going to get healthy right now with the language. And the more you do it, the more confidence, and the more rehearsal that you do it, the more confidence that you’ll get. So if you and I are having a conversation, and I know for a fact that I’m changing roles within myself, I’m going to come to you and go there, it could be as as generic as as saying something like, all right, you notice that I’ve been doing some inner work, I really, really want to be able to have a safe space where I can come to you. I love us and our relationship enough that I’m going to respect you to be able to come to you and have this conversation. Is this a conversation that you and I both can have? versus coming at it from a cutthroat kind of defensive, “Well, you don’t listen to me, you don’t talk to me. How come you don’t communicate?” You know?
Mario Fachini [13:40]
Yeah, that’s a totally different energy. It’s a totally different space. And it’s so much easier to have that conversation with someone. I know when I was doing some inner work that there was this exercise that we went through, and it was like, ask friends, ask family, ask whoever, what’s your experience sense of me? And it’s like, there’s no wrong answers. Don’t be afraid of hurting my feelings, this, that, the other thing, but it’s just this, you could go 10 years, 20 years, 30 years or more, and people just never tell you something that’s really not a big deal. And it’s really not gonna hurt your feelings, but they just, they might be afraid, like, what are you going to say? What are you going to do? Let me ask you this, if you want to approach someone with that phraseology and have that heart centered conversation, what if they’re not receptive to it? What if they…
Sue Lundquist [14:38]
Yummy. Right. I’m sorry, go ahead. What if they?
Mario Fachini [14:41]
You know where I’m going with this. You can ask me that, and I get where you’re going, I can ask you that you get where I’m going. But what if they’re just, I’m looking for a diplomatic word here. What if they, let’s say lose their cool?
Sue Lundquist [14:56]
Lose their cool. Okay, so first and foremost, I would say, if I was having this from a one on one coaching call, if I was talking to somebody, we would have had some back end work to do and getting really clear on how you want to present yourself how you want to show up, I call that your personal code of conduct. That is like your personal navigation system. That is how you’re going to make a left, make a right, go straight, go over the hill, go down the hill, metaphorically speaking. But honestly, it’s a good metaphor for life, right? So your personal code of conduct is you getting very clear and how you’re going to show up in this relationship. So if you’re in a position where you are effectively communicating to the other person, and the other person is not receptive. At before that and before the conversation, you’ve had a pretty heart to heart conversation with yourself saying, is this person important enough to me to have this conversation? One. Two, if they are, then you explain that and you’re honest, and you show up how you absolutely authentically want to be. Because you’re doing a few things here, you are showing up authentically, you are showing up to be your perfect best in that moment. And what is it, perfect effort, not like, perfect, there’s no such thing as perfect, it’s perfect effort for where you’re at. And you’re also shining a light of example of how to communicate, even if they are combative. And even if they’re not responsive, and I’ve know this because I’ve done this in my life, and they will go off. And they’ll be that squeaky wheel of how calm you were, how collected you were. And you know what, that might even irritate the heck out of me for more. But that’s because of their stuff inside. Right? That has nothing to do with you. But there was something you had said, there was two things I wanted to say. And these are really juicy things. I want to kind of play with your audience here, I wanted to ask a question, I’m going to ask you you too, love. How important to you is trust?
Mario Fachini [17:04]
Sue Lundquist [17:06]
Very, right? So if trust is a very important part of your life, business and personal, it wouldn’t make absolute sense for you to put up boundaries. Because if people can’t trust what you’re going to say, and how you’re going to show up, or if I’m out there pleasing, everybody, nobody’s going to be able to trust me, because I don’t have any boundaries. I don’t show up for meetings, I don’t make those phone calls. Because I’m so dependent on the confidence that what I would get from doing so many other things for everybody else, except myself. So if trust is important to you, really do a self evaluation, get really clear on what that looks like and feels like to you and then make choices based on that. So if you say you’re going to do something, follow through and do it. Don’t be late, don’t wishy washy. And the word ‘try’ take the word try out of your vocabulary, I’m giving you and your audience some great superpower tips. Literally write on a piece of paper, if you can, with a black paper put try t-r-y, a circle around it with a big X. Because that forces you to get very clear on how you’re going to show up and the questions that you’re going to answer or ask, right? I’ll try to take the trash out. Oh, I’ll try to get up early. I’ll try to get a pay raise. I’ll try to communicate effectively. X nay on the SA of try A. I don’t even know if that’s a word.
Mario Fachini [18:45]
I don’t know what I should do here. I am so tempted to say thank you for sharing that. I’m going to try implementing it this week.
Sue Lundquist [18:54]
No, you are not.
Mario Fachini [18:55]
But I do. I am teasing. I do want to say your power medium is communication.
Sue Lundquist [19:03]
Oh, thank you. So you’re going to tell the audience when we were going to have that conversation prior to the interview?
Mario Fachini [19:11]
We might, we might we’ll see what happens here. I just figured out the flow to all of this. And we’ll see where all these goes. But I wanted to make sure I told you and it’s absolutely communication. I hear exactly what you’re saying.
Sue Lundquist [19:25]
Mario Fachini [19:27]
And I’m not trying to hear it. I hear exactly what you’re saying.
Sue Lundquist [19:32]
Mario Fachini [19:33]
Sue Lundquist [19:34]
I mean that so hard because I asked this question to many people because in the question that I ask is, did I communicate that effectively? Because you get all this wonderful stuff in your head. And then when it comes out here, it’s not always that effective.
Mario Fachini [19:51]
Believe me, you saw on the form getting ready for this. I’m working on it all the time, too. But I do one minute, and I don’t try to do anything, I do it.
Sue Lundquist [20:04]
You either do or you don’t. And that’s you do or you don’t and that’s building confidence and trust with yourself. And then trust and confidence with those around you. Now let me go back. This is a really and I love analogies and acronyms. I love it because that’s how we remember things. So in essence, in the desire to really do inner work, you’re starting on that curiosity, that awareness, that exploration. Now, are you right hand or left hand dominant?
Mario Fachini [20:38]
Sue Lundquist [20:39]
Pick up the pen with your left hand. You had to have real hardcore awareness to do that, didn’t you?
Mario Fachini [20:48]
Well, there wasn’t one on the left hand side. I’m trying not to knock anything over.
Sue Lundquist [20:51]
I get that too. But it’s the same thing when you start your inner process, you have to have hyper awareness. I’m right hand dominant. So it’s a habit for me, I’ll always go to my right side, I’ll pick up everything with my right hand, my cup with my right. But where I’m going with this analogy is start grabbing things with your left hand. Start trying to write with your left hand, what’s going to happen? “Oh, the drunk monkey comes up. Oh, it doesn’t look good. Oh, my Ss are crooked. Oh, you’re going to get judgmental, you’re not going to want to do that.” Same analogy with your inner work. Right?
Mario Fachini [21:32]
Sue Lundquist [21:33]
Have that compassion. This is another Sue’ism, I’m going to give you another super power tip. It’s called the CCs in life, CCs for yourself and the CCs for me. And when you find yourself in that judgment, when you find yourself doing that to you or anybody else, well, “I’m going to choose CCs because that’s how I want to show up in the room and have compassionate curiosity for myself and for those around me.” If I can get curious that takes staying out of the potential opportunity of where I’m at right now.
Mario Fachini [22:06]
That is some powerful information. That is very powerful.
Sue Lundquist [22:10]
Mario Fachini [22:11]
So this is what you take people through, and I’m sure even more in depth in your training, correct?
Sue Lundquist [22:17]
Oh, heavens, yes. We’ve got a curriculum of questions and mindset tools. And it is so fundamental and practical and so easy. But you know, just as well as I do, it’s easy, but you have to be the one to show up. I am giving you the fishing pole, you have to go fishing, you have to do the work. And when I talk to people one on one with coaching, we have a few minutes where we get to know each other. It’s not a sales call, I don’t do that. I want to know that I’m a good match for you in vice versa. And if it’s not, that’s great. And I also want to know if you’re ready to do the work, and ready to do the work is I’m nervous and scared, but I’m going to do it. Versus I’m nervous and scared, I’ll try. No, not going to happen, my love. I’ll say you know what, I’ve got some online programs. Why don’t you go check that out. Why don’t you do my 16 day craziness clarity challenge? Why don’t you do something else to kind of get your feet wet to see what that looks like for you. And then we can move on to one on one coaching or my live events or something like that.
Mario Fachini [23:28]
So I want to ask you about your clients. Think of the number one client that has gone through your training and the biggest breakthrough you were able to give them.
Sue Lundquist [23:40]
Oh, what I’m doing is going into my heart space and going into gratitude. Because when they come back to me and it’s the simplest, it’s so beautiful. This one beautiful young lady comes to mind, a few actually. But it was so profound because she said, “Sue, I have hope. Hope. I can see hope, I can see joy.” And oh my god, it’s been riding me all along. All along. It’s just it’s so profound. Now, that’s just an emotional standpoint. I’ve had a client of mine, and she wanted to find her ideal partner, her ideal mate. And I sat down literally for 20 minutes with her, had her get very clear. She’s now married and happy and only took three weeks. I’ve had a gentleman that I was on the phone with, and the tools and language that I helped him recreate his mindset. He’s tripled his income. Why not? Right? So there’s some really deep emotional stuff that’s happening. There’s financial gains that are happening. So if it’s vitality, if its wealth, if it’s competence, all of that, you can gain that in these simple programs, whether the online, it’s person to person or workshops, and of course, my next book that’s coming out.
Mario Fachini [25:10]
So those are great breakthrough stories of your clients. Let me ask you about your personal transformation from doing a book and your podcast.
Sue Lundquist [25:22]
My personal transformation and yes, so when we started this interview, we talked about my first book, and when you have a book, you go through the publication and promotions and it was print publication, radio, TV, all that stuff, right? And I said our universe, where do you want me to do? And they said, you’re going to do radio, like a live radio. You want me to do live radio? Who’s telling me to do live radio? That means I have to stand in my truth. I have to speak up? What if I don’t even know what my own truth is? I don’t know how to be confident? And I’m going to speak on a radio, all these. And who do I think I am? I’m just Sue, well super Sue now, but you know, and all these questions come up and they’re honest questions and honest questions that many of your listeners, I’m sure you’ve had in your past, still there’s little parts I still get. And it became the radio show, radio network, from radio network and I’m still doing the radio show podcasting and then my company and that evolutional process for me, has continued and this is the important part, continues to be not only evolution, but my daily practice of inner work. I show up every day. I give it my perfect effort with the tools and the what I have right now. Does that mean it’s going to turn out roses? No, that’s not life. That’s not real life. There’s hurdles, there’s opportunities, and I may lose my shiitake mushrooms every so often. And that’s fine. That’s real life. But I guess the important part is what I’m telling you and your beautiful people that I walk the talk, I’m not perfect, I will make mistakes, I’ll stumble. But at least now, I have the tools that I can put in place. So if I kind of do a little stumble, I can go right back again. It’s that little refractory period where you don’t go into that self pity and all that negative Nelly and that drunk monkey and you stay there for a long time, you can pull yourself right back out of it.
Mario Fachini [27:42]
Well, it sounds like you’re making tremendous progress and congrats on that.
Sue Lundquist [27:46]
Mario Fachini [27:47]
We’re going to go into the Imperfect Action Round. We’re going to thank the sponsor, but I want to ask you, what is something you’ve never told anyone?
Sue Lundquist [27:58]
What is something I have never told anyone? That I struggle with self confidence.
Mario Fachini [28:10]
Really? Would never know that.
Sue Lundquist [28:15]
Good. And I’m doing the work.
Mario Fachini [28:17]
Yes, you are.
Sue Lundquist [28:20]
Yeah, so I have you know, I’ve got my inner programming and stuff. And for a long time, it’s been that confidence issue, right? That true love for myself and that is ever evolving and having a house full of raging teenage girls 19, 18 and 16 they will show you every crack crevice dark space that you have ever had in your past. And that will bring up triggers like you have never been triggered in your life. And you have to own it. So I’ve got a petri dish with my teens and I honor it. Sometimes I lose my shiitake mushrooms, not sometimes, there’s a few times and my red wine, and my exercise and my dog.
Mario Fachini [29:15]
Well, I appreciate you for being honest and transparent with us. We’re going to go to the sponsor and we’ll be back for the Imperfect Action Round.
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Mario Fachini [30:35]
Here she is, ladies and gentlemen. Sue, are you ready to take Imperfect Action?
Sue Lundquist [30:41]
Imperfect Action, absolutely.
Mario Fachini [30:46]
What is the first question I’m going to ask you? What is the fastest path to the cash?
Sue Lundquist [31:01]
I was looking at my notes, what is the fastest path to the cash?Clarity. If you are wishy washy and unclear on what that path looks like even before that, and what this beautiful vessel looks like, feels like, shows up like, it won’t feel right. It won’t be in congruence. It won’t. It’s almost like it won’t matter. I mean, yeah. And you and I have had this conversation. And I think it’s a good conversation to have because there’s many spiritual people out there and spiritual advisors and calm gurus, whatever language or title you want to give them. And in my experience, I’m not generalizing, please don’t send me emails about any of this. But I’m not generalizing, it’s just for the sake of the conversation that there’s a hang up around money. There’s a hang about that. I don’t know if it’s worthiness. There could be worthiness issues, but it’s okay, guys. You need to have money to be of service. If you want to be of service, you will earn an income. So you can do more. And you can be expensive. It just is what it is. I choose that. I choose that, absolutely. What about you?
Mario Fachini [32:24]
I think that’s a great answer. And I’m smiling because I have some guests that are specific, but entire topic and conversation. The whole episode was on how money shows up in your life, the mental blocks, different things. There’s actually three or four, I want to say five now that I have full episodes on how money relates to business and the inner work and different things and you know, different aspects of it. But it’s fascinating. It’s fantastic. And absolutely, because I was smirking when you said you’re going to earn an income. I’m like, Yeah, you’re not running a nonprofit. But here’s the deal. Even nonprofits have to be profit to bowl. And people don’t realize that.
Sue Lundquist [33:10]
And there’s many nonprofits that are making a ton of money. Actually, the CEOs are making a ton of money.
Mario Fachini [33:16]
I’ve told my own clients. I go, “Why are you being so selfish?” Because they don’t see it that way. But realistically, if you’re only preparing to be in it, you know, if you’re doing enough to get through this week, this day, this quarter, you’re not really ensuring you’re going to be around a year from now, if you really want to be of service. How are you not having a plan that, if things go up and down which they will in business? How are you going to be around 1234 510 years from now?
Sue Lundquist [33:48]
Now, that’s a really good question. And it’s not just fly by the seat, “Oh, I’m just gonna be guided by my intuition. I’m just gonna fly by. I’m just gonna make it happen.” Blessings and miracles do happen. I’m not poohing any of that. However, having a salt, when we’re talking business and entrepreneurship, and you can I’m sure attest to this, you will probably talk a heck of a lot more than I can, and this was something I had to learn too because there was a lot, and there has been a lot of my choices based on my intuition and what feels right to me. However, in business, it’s a different animal. It is a different animal, you need to have clarity, you need to have a foundation, you need to have those foundation pieces put in place for an expansion and evolution for to continue on. And finding a professional like yourself that can help putting those pieces in place and to help that evolution. Absolutely. Hands down. This is very important.
Mario Fachini [34:49]
I appreciate that. And I was also smirking because in between doing back to back interviews, I saw a couple emails. And one of them was more payments are coming through, more things are coming through. And I see it as, I pray every day that Lord take everything off of me. So I can focus on everyone else. And there’s been times where maybe I’m not focused on everyone else, because I’m trying to work through my own shiitake mushrooms. And it’s very freeing to go, “You know what? This isn’t to say, look at me, it’s to say, I’m here for you. And I can be fully present for you.” Instead of like, looking at the clock going, “What’s going on? Okay. Okay, great. We got through it, we got through it.” I don’t want to get through it. I want to enjoy it and bring my best the same way you are. And I very much appreciate that. Because I think everyone would agree with us. This is going phenomenally well. So, thank you.
Sue Lundquist [35:48]
You know. Well, good comment, but also what’s coming up for me when you say that, you can see in a conversation, in an engagement when it’s authentic. Right? You can see if it’s in congruence with what’s happening here. And if it’s not, you’re going to feel something if you’re in tune. And even if you’re not in tune, something just doesn’t feel right. They’re not engaged. They’re not there for the right reasons. So that could be a flag to you that says, “You know what? I’m good. I’m going to give you love and blessings. I’m going to send you on your way.” Because that’s a boundary. Right? I’m not somebody I want to dance with right now. And that’s fine. Right?
Mario Fachini [36:28]
I will tell you, especially with doing the show, especially with doing it on video, and especially doing it live. You can’t hide anything.
Sue Lundquist [36:38]
Mario Fachini [36:39]
And I’ve told people, there’s people I personally tapped and invited for the show. And I know they have the content. I think they’re honestly just afraid. I think they’re honestly just afraid because you cannot hide.
Sue Lundquist [36:57]
No, you cannot.
Mario Fachini [36:59]
It’s interesting. It’s very interesting. And I’ll leave it with that. So the second question I have is, what is the biggest problem you see your prospects making? And how’s the fastest way they can fix it?
Sue Lundquist [37:12]
Ah, self sabotage. Love that self sabotage.
Mario Fachini [37:17]
Everyone does. It’s so fun, right?
Sue Lundquist [37:21]
And I can get caught up and spin out in it too. Oh, gotta go do the dishes because I’m an entrepreneur and I can work from home or beach.
Mario Fachini [37:30]
I make my own schedule. That means I’m going to take six days to do what should take me an hour.
Sue Lundquist [37:35]
Yes, self sabotage. Self sabotage, sparkly things. So really getting clear on what that looks like. And also, I would say limiting beliefs, the subconscious and that would be a whole another show.
Mario Fachini [37:49]
What’s the fastest way they can fix it? Come on, come on. It’s a 30 second answer. You know, you can just replace.
Sue Lundquist [37:55]
Yeah. Well, one, take the word ‘try’ out of your vocabulary, because you’ve got to say yes or no.
Mario Fachini [37:59]
Again, I was joking. I did that for comedic relief.
Sue Lundquist [38:01]
I was. I was giving you a great answer. You got the clarity. It really is. And you getting very clear on your yes and no answers. I answered that very well.
Mario Fachini [38:11]
You did. And I was just like, “I gotta say this.” I knew it was gonna push a button.
Sue Lunquist [38:21]
It’s a good button. It’s a good button.
Mario Fachini [38:23]
Alright, so three, with Oh, how do you maximize customer lifetime value?
Sue Lundquist [38:33]
How do I maximize customer longtime value? Genuine, authentic engagement. Seriously, I care. I care. I truly care.
Mario Fachini [38:45]
Okay. I know you do. That’s why I invited you and told other people no. I mean, straight up, I’ll never forget the day posted on Facebook. There’s people reaching out and they’re going, “I want to be on your show. I want to be on your show.” And I’m well that’s good for you. And a few hours later, I was like, why don’t I want them there? And I just literally was reflecting and I go, it’s not that they’re not qualified. I mean, they’re very successful, it’s pretty much everyone I know. And I was like, it’s not that they’re not qualified. It’s just that I don’t like them. And I go, that’s awesome. So I put, it’s not that you’re not qualified, is just that I don’t like you. I didn’t tag them. I wasn’t in that kind of mood. But don’t be one of those people.
Sue Lundquist [39:35]
No, don’t. And you know what, to those that are those kind of people…
Mario Fachini [39:40]
Sue Lundquist [39:42]
Stop. Yeah, find the tools. And you know, find the tools. Because everybody, if you choose yourself over denial, if you choose a better outcome over denial, and find the tools that work for you, try on the hats. Don’t get frustrated with the first hat, the second hat or picking it up with your left hand for the first time. Left. That was your right.
Mario Fachini [40:05]
Sue Lundquist [40:07]
Mario Fachini [40:07]
Yeah, we’re on camera.
Sue Lundquist [40:11]
Mario Fachini [40:11]
it’s now in the right position, though.
Sue Lundquist [40:13]
Oh, okay. Yeah. So do that, start really having that hyper awareness of what’s showing up in your life? How are you showing up in life? And getting really clear on that. And if you want more tips and tools, of course, go to my website or, you know, do any of my online programs.
Mario Fachini [40:33]
Yeah, you can. Why don’t you tell them the website real quick?
Sue Lundquist [40:37]
Mario Fachini [40:45]
Very good. I’ll make sure that’s in the show notes. So I want to ask you about a book. What what is a book that changed your life?
Sue Lundquist [40:52]
Oh, my gosh. The first two that really, really, actually three. It Miguel… Oh, god. It’s Miguel, The Four Agreements. I’m looking at the book right there, Four Agreements; Rising Strong – Brené Brown; and Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself – Dr. Joe Dispenza.
Mario Fachini [41:13]
Sue Lundquist [41:14]
Yeah. I love all of those authors. Incredible, incredible thought leaders and people.
Mario Fachini [41:20]
So I’m going to do Another Expert Authority roller coaster here because you kept stressing this left thing and with my left hand and I totally got that right the second time. Do you want to try saying the alphabet backwards?
Sue Lundquist [41:35]
No. I should have written it down. No.
Mario Fachini [41:40]
I should put that in there.
Sue Lundquist [41:43]
You should, but I’m holding things up with my left hand. Does that count? I’m in hyper awareness. I’m right here. But yeah, it’s a nice analogy. Time to shine. Yes. Beautiful. What is your favorite book? What book changed your life?
Mario Fachini [42:04]
First off, the Bible.
Mario Fachini [42:07]
Mario Fachini [42:09]
Another couple ones. My favorite are Trust God For Your Finances, one of the best scriptural books and Hung By The Tongue. You want to talk about words and the power of words?
Sue Lundquist [42:23]
Mario Fachini [42:24]
Hung By The Tongue, Francis P. Martin. And you can literally read it. It’s 88 pages. I want to say.
Sue Lundquist [42:31]
Hung By The Tongue. I’m writing that down for those of you who are watching because I got to look at that. That sounds painful, by the way.
Mario Fachini [42:41]
You’d like it. You’d get a lot out of it.
Sue Lundquist [42:43]
Okay, I wrote it down. Thank you.
Mario Fachini [42:45]
It’s a good one. It’s a very good one. So depending on what people, you asked me what my favorite are. Yeah, that would be mine. And it just depends. There are so many good ones. And it’s interesting, because I’ve asked people and they go, I recommend my book. I go, we can plug your book later. I’m asking like, you know, but no one has said it yet. I’ve asked what book has made the biggest impact. I’ve never… there was a couple times I slipped, I generally don’t say business book. I’m waiting for someone to say whatever they want. But because I have 48 other business questions, people go, “Oh, here’s a good one.” Or, “Here’s the business one.” Or here’s a… I’m like…
Sue Lundquist [43:35]
Well, that’s interesting to me. And I think that ,it’s not but, and I think that it is, I am so driven by the emotions and maybe it’s female, maybe the emotional personal development aspect of it. I go out and hire people to help me from the business aspect of it because that’s my weak point. I’m not going to do it now, if they want to come to me on the personal development and get the practicality on and some really good inner mindset tools and strategies and clarity. Absolutely. But you know what, I’m not going to do stuff that I suck at. And I’m going to hire that out. And I’m going to find professionals that are going to help me do that.
Mario Fachini [44:14]
But that’s smart because you recognize it’s not your power medium and you’re playing to your strengths.
Sue Lundquist [44:19]
Yes, that’s right. The word power medium.
Mario Fachini [44:25]
That was good. I should ask it. But I know we have to wrap it up. It’s been an absolute pleasure. You’re awesome.
Sue Lundquist [44:33]
Thank you. Thank you. What a treat. Really. It’s an honor. Let me know how I can be best of service to you and your beautiful people that are listening. Thank you so much.
Mario Fachini [44:45]
The pleasure is mine, Sue. Take care. God bless.
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