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8 Lessons I Learned In 2020

The year 2020 has been life-changing for just about every single person on the planet. It’s had a huge impact and been a very challenging year for most people. Because of that, it has required people across the globe to change and adapt to a new way of life.  For me, personally…I feel like my …

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3 Reasons Business Owners Should Encourage Personal Development In Their Company

Personal development in the workplace has been on my mind a lot lately. Because personal development is so important to me, I naturally talk about it to the other people in my life. But, in the last year, I’ve become much more intentional about investing in my team at Ballantine. As a partner in a …

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Amanda Harvey

The Morning Upgrade Podcast Featuring Amanda Harvey

Welcome to episode #16 of The Morning Upgrade Podcast. With me today is Amanda Harvey, who is a personal and professional development coach. She loves exploring nature and traveling to beautiful places with her family. Top Talking Points Being constantly aware of what your mindset is towards particular situations. Utilizing techniques that help you get …

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The Importance of Trying New Things & Pushing Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone

Have you ever heard complacency breeds contempt? It basically means that you become so familiar with your environment or the people around you that take it for granted. It’s really easy to get settled into routine and familiarity. Not that being comfortable is a bad thing entirely (you need times of comfort where you can …

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Paul Maskill

The Morning Upgrade Podcast Featuring Paul Maskill

Welcome to episode #15 of The Morning Upgrade Podcast. I have Paul Maskill with me today. He helps small businesses scale their company to become maximally profitable. Also, he loves playing sports and exploring the outdoors with his family. Top Talking Points How entrepreneurs shouldn’t go at it alone and need to rely on others.  …

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Aaron Walker

The Morning Upgrade Podcast Featuring Aaron Walker

Welcome to episode #14 of The Morning Upgrade Podcast. Today, I’m talking with Aaron Walker, the creator of Iron Sharpens Iron, my mastermind group. He’s a successful entrepreneur and a life and business coach that has brought men together from across the US to build a community. Top Talking Points Relationships help in the success …

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