Episodes

Luke Burgis on Wanting: The Impact of Mimetic Desire

Luke Burgis shares the incredibly powerful concept of mimetic desire and how it shapes our behavior in fundamental ways. Learn why your mental models are the foundation for everything you do, how to figure out what motivates you at a core level, and...

The Top 3 Things You Need to Implement from Luke Burgis, Author of Wanting

Mo shares his insights from the habits of Luke Burgis. Mimetic desire is one of the most powerful forces in the world. You need to harness that power in your life because if you don’t it will have control of you. We think of desire as a linear...

How to Hack Our Own Habits to Accomplish More, with Luke Burgis

Mo asks Luke Burgis: How can we use mimetic desire to hack our own habits? It comes down to having a plan. In the absence of a game plan, the negative aspects of mimetic desire wins and you will gravitate to what’s easy. You may be able to list...

How to Use Mimetic Desire to Deepen Relationships, with Luke Burgis

Mo asks Luke Burgis: How can we use mimetic desire positively to deepen relationships? We all have a core motivation that has been with us our whole lives. If you look hard enough you will probably see a pattern in a person’s motivational drive....

How to Use Mimetic Desire to Create and Close More Opportunities, with Luke Burgis

Mo asks Luke Burgis: How can people use mimetic desire to shape the world in a positive way and bring in more business? Luke has a fundamental belief in business that you can’t understand what another person’s good is unless you actually know the...

Luke Burgis on Wanting & Mimetic Desire – What You Need To Succeed

Mo asks Luke Burgis: What is your big idea in Wanting that can help people deepen their relationships and grow their careers? Human desire is the fundamental basis of everything, but we don’t often think about how desire works and operates. Desire...

Shawn Blanc on Building Margin Into Your Life So You Can Win More

Shawn Blanc shares how margin impacts every area of your life, and why every professional who is serious about building authentic business relationships needs margin to do it. Learn how margin allows you to say yes to the most important things, how to...

The Top 3 Things You Need to Implement from Shawn Blanc, Creator of The Focus Course

Mo shares his insights from the habits of Shawn Blanc. You need to have a plan around business development. A great business developer has a roadmap and knows what they are focused on over time. Great rainmakers not only have an annual plan, but they...

How to Hack Our Own Habits to Accomplish More, with Shawn Blanc

Mo asks Shawn Blanc: How do we apply margin to better manage ourselves and get more done? There are five components of a focused life. The final section is on margin and maintaining breathing room in your life, because that’s the make or break it...

How to Use The Focus Course to Deepen Relationships, with Shawn Blanc

Mo asks Shawn Blanc: How can we use margin and apply it to long-term relationships? Margin exists for relationships. We need to have breathing room in our time, in our money, and in our energy to be able to build relationships. Margin allows us to...

How to Use The Focus Course to Create and Close More Opportunities, with Shawn Blanc

Mo asks Shawn Blanc: How do we use margin to grow our book of business and get more opportunities? Shawn shares the parable of the good samaritan and how margin relates to opportunities. The ability to say no to certain opportunities is as important...

Shawn Blanc on The Focus Course – What You Need To Succeed

Mo asks Shawn Blanc: What big idea do you have that professionals can use to do a better job at business development? Margin, also known as breathing room, is the space in our lives between the stuff that we do and the limit where we fall off the...

Ozan Varol Offers The Contrarian Mindset That Breeds Innovation

Ozan Varol shares how thinking like a rocket scientist can unlock business innovations that most people would not believe are possible. Discover the lessons and ideas that allowed NASA to put a man on the moon and how to apply them to business...

The Top 3 Things You Need to Implement from Ozan Varol, Author of Think Like a Rocket Scientist

Mo shares his insights from the habits of Ozan Varol. Always having a couple moonshot ideas that you are working on is incredibly valuable as you are working on the day to day tasks of business development. For something to be a moonshot, it has to...

How to Hack Our Own Habits to Accomplish More, with Ozan Varol

Mo asks Ozan Varol: How can we hack our own habits to be successful over a long period of time? The best way to grow your business is to do nothing. So many of us are in constant hustle mode, constantly going from one thing to the next. There is an...

How to Use The Contrarian Mindset to Deepen Relationships, with Ozan Varol

Mo asks Ozan Varol: How can we deepen relationships for long term success? There is a simple concept within rocket science known as “test as you fly, fly as you test”. It's about making sure your experiments are as close to the real conditions as...

How to Use The Contrarian Mindset to Create and Close More Opportunities, with Ozan Varol

Mo asks Ozan Varol: How can we do a better job of getting the kind of work that we want? One of the biggest problems in the business right now, especially in this time of uncertainty, is that we assume that other businesses around us know something...

Ozan Varol on Thinking Like a Rocket Scientist – What You Need To Succeed

Mo asks Ozan Varol: How can we take Ozan’s content and become better skilled at business development? Ozan opened his book with the story of how John F. Kennedy pledged a literal moonshot despite the lack of technology at the time that could make...

Dr. Ivan Misner Declares Networking is The Foundation of Business Development

Dr. Ivan Misner shares his expertise as one of the world’s most effective networkers and talks about the nuts and bolts of creating real relationships that drive real revenue. Learn why the quality of the people you surround yourself with will...

The Top 3 Things You Need to Implement from Dr. Ivan Misner, Chief Visionary of BNI

Mo shares his insights from the habits of Dr. Ivan Misner. Ivan Misner is the Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest networking group. There is probably no one else on the planet who knows more about building a valuable network or...

How to Hack Our Own Habits to Accomplish More, with Dr. Ivan Misner

Mo asks Dr. Ivan Misner: How do we hack our own habits to keep building our relationships? Instead of saying we’re busy, we should think about our life being full instead. The foundation of networking is the VCP process. First, you have to be...

How to Use Networking to Deepen Relationships, with Dr. Ivan Misner

Mo asks Dr. Ivan Misner: How do we develop more and deeper relationships? BNI now has over 276,000 members and over the course of 2020, those members generated over $16 billion in business. A one-to-one conversation with people periodically is the...

How to Use Networking to Create and Close More Opportunities, with Dr. Ivan Misner

Mo asks Dr. Ivan Misner: How do we grow our book of business? There is a networking disconnect, where everybody goes to networking events wanting to sell but nobody is there to buy. Networking is all about relationships, it’s more like farming than...

Dr. Ivan Misner on the Foundation of Business Development – What You Need To Succeed

Mo asks Dr. Ivan Misner: What is your big idea on how business development experts can grow their book of business, their relationships, and their careers? The quality of the people you surround yourself with determines the quality of your life....