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The Morning Upgrade Podcast Featuring Bryan McFarland

Welcome back to The Morning Upgrade Podcast episode #4 where I talk to Bryan McFarland, owner of 3×5 Life. We talk about his love for ultra marathons and how he uses his personal development habits to help his long-distance running.  Top Discussion Points In This Episode How to use mantras/affirmations to push through difficult tasks …

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The Morning Upgrade Podcast Featuring Greg Lewis

Welcome to episode #3 of The Morning Upgrade Podcast. This week, I’m speaking to Greg Lewis, the owner of the Tennessee Center for Family Business. We talk about our common interest in family-run businesses. Greg talks about his hobbies, passion to help other businesses, and how loves to get up early to enjoy time in …

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The Morning Upgrade Podcast Featuring Adam Lean

Welcome to the Morning Upgrade Podcast. Thank you for joining me for episode 2 where I talk to Adam Lean, the owner of The CFO Project. We talk about focusing on things that matter every day to move the needle on reaching goals. He shares about how you should organize your day to get more …

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The Morning Upgrade Podcast Featuring Keelie Reason

Welcome to the first episode of the Morning Upgrade Podcast with me, your host, Ryan Cote. This week, I’m talking to Keelie Reason, the owner of R5 Website Management. We talked about the way I view morning routines and how she realized she does have a morning routine that she’s developed.  Top Talking Points In …

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daily affirmations

The Science Behind Daily Affirmations and How to Choose Them

Working on my mindset is one of the pillars of my morning routine…meaning, I do a few things each day that helps me get in the right frame of mind to be happy, fulfilled, and successful. Repeating and reading my daily affirmations is one of the things I do to help develop a stronger mindset …

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stronger in crisis

How to Make Yourself Stronger and Better to Face Crisis

I don’t take the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lightly…both from a health standpoint and the financial impact it’s having nationwide. When it all started, we thought it was going to be a short-term problem and a few weeks of quarantine…then back to life. But, we’re still a long way off from things being back to normal.  …

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how to better yourself mentally

8 Ways to Make Yourself Better in Life and Business

I’m not sure why, but for as long as I can remember, I’ve had this blissful dissatisfaction with where I’m at in general. I say blissful because I’m not an unhappy person…and I’m grateful for the life I’ve created…but nevertheless, I’m never fully satisfied. It’s a nagging feeling that never goes away. I know this …

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must-read self-help books

15 Must-Read Books for Business and Personal Growth

Self-education, self-improvement, and self-development are critical — learning should never stop. The most successful people make time every day to learn new things, personally and professionally. Try to form a habit to consume content every day: Going for a walk? Listen to an audiobook or podcast. Driving somewhere? Listen to an audiobook or podcast. Have …

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