Either-or thinking is keeping us from making good choices, both in socio-political issues and in our personal lives. In the former, false alternatives are often erected to establish partisan lines which substitutes rationalization for rational thought, keeping us further from solutions. In the latter, a similar method of rationalization (advocating for choices based on emotional considerations) keeps us from making optimal choices by never defining a rational goal.Instead, Matthew argues that we ought to define our desired goals more precisely to enable us to be more objective in evaluating proposed solutions to problems. He refers to a recent Ben Bayer article and ideas from his two most recent guests to help us unpack what's going on, and uses Covid-19, hitting and fighting in hockey, guns, and other examples to help illustrate and contrast helpful and unhelpful approaches. Ben Bayer article: https://newideal.aynrand.org/the-dangerous-thinking-behind-pandemic-partisanship/Interview w/ Elizabeth Benton: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydr8CzVunDU&t=970sInterview w/ Dane Maxwell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osb5kAzXDvo&t=2254sLearn more at https://matthewboulton.ca/ or https://www.facebook.com/matthewboulton.ca/
Do you feel frustrated with the changes you haven't made yet? Do you know what to do, but you're just not doing it consistently? If you doubt your ability to change, allow Elizabeth Benton to help you change your mindset.Elizabeth--a nutrition and transformation expert and the owner of Primal Potential--joins Matthew to discuss obesity, relationships, and other personal values and how to use mindset tools to promote the things you really want but get in your own way of achieving.This interview presents an excellent sample and showcase of the power of Elizabeth's clear, coherent, and deep thinking. Learn more about her platform of podcasts, coaching, and live events (and her book!), and see whether she might be just the coach you're looking for to make lasting, life-enhancing change. Matthew and Elizabeth also share a moving discussion on the shattering grief Elizabeth is currently experiencing in her life and how she is dealing with it. You'll have to listen to the interview to appreciate the depth of her tragedy and to admire the courage she exudes and the penetrating perspective she offers.You may learn more about Elizabeth and Primal Potential at:Primal Potential: https://primalpotential.com/Instagram: @elizabethbentonhttps://www.instagram.com/elizabethbenton/Chasing Cupcakes (book): https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Cupcakes-Broke-Girl-Transformed/dp/1544501242Watch this interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydr8CzVunDULearn more about Mr. Bright Side at https://matthewboulton.ca/ or https://www.facebook.com/matthewboulton.ca/
Dane is well-known as a business mentor whose distinctive ideas on entrepreneurship and sales have brought him and those we works with spectacular success. He has already created well over a dozen millionaires--from scratch. But he is also interested in how he can help people live more fulfilling and extraordinary lives as a whole, as evidenced by his latest project, Making Friends With the Mind.Dane shares with Matthew some mind-opening ideas on personal development, embracing identities, motivations from love for financial independence, fatherhood, and so much more. Of course, there is lots in here for people who want a lead into how they might achieve financial freedom without any ideas, cash, experience, or confidence. Join Matthew in exploring some deep ideas with Dane Maxwell.Links:Book and newly-updated website: https://www.startfromzero.com/Free excerpt of five-question framework for finding business ideas: https://www.startfromzero.com/fiveMindset: Makingfriendswiththemind.com: https://www.startfromzero.com/mindset-helpLearn more about Mr. Bright Side at https://matthewboulton.ca/ or https://www.facebook.com/matthewboulton.ca/
What's it like to live in Korea? What are Koreans like? Join Matthew and guest Jason Cresswell to go in-depth as to what living in Korea actually looks like. The boys take listener questions to cover topics such as: food, education, Korean character and goals, gender roles, beauty standards, cost of living, language, "hurry, hurry" culture, and much more as to why they've made Korea their home for the past 20 years.For all that, they've really only scratched the surface. If you want to learn more, go to the Mr. Bright Side Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/matthewboulton.ca/ and ask for more.Also learn more about Mr. Bright Side in general at https://matthewboulton.ca/.
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Episode Count
17
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
10 hours, 49 minutes