Steve Shallenberger has more than forty years of experience as a successful business owner, a trusted senior executive, professional corporate trainer, and a respected community leader. He also co-hosts the show Becoming Your Best.
Recent episodes featuring Steve Shallenberger
Across the world, our collective culture is designed to make it easy for us to focus on ourselves, on our own game, and on what we can do to fill our personal buckets. While it’s extremely important to take care of ourselves, there is one thing that can help us find the true happiness that we’re all searching for.   Listen to Episode 216 of Becoming Your Best, to learn how you can be truly present and aware of the opportunities that are all around you. This is a life-changing episode and we suggest that you listen to it with an open mind.  In this episode, you will learn: How a book called, “The Message”, inspired me to rethink the way I look at happiness. (03:51) The spoon analogy that’s indicative of the idea of service. (07:27) A couple of stories from the book, “The Message”, that shows what one of the grand secrets to a happy life is. (08:23) How one of my friends motivated me to take action inside my local community. (13:50) The starfish approach and how you can apply Principle #5 of the 12 Principles of Highly Successful People and Leaders - Live the Golden Rule. (17:55) Becoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Get your Becoming Your Best Planner using the promo code “20planner25” Free template for pre-week planning Pre-order the book, “Conquer Anxiety” Becoming Your Best Library Email: support@becomingyourbest.com Resources mentioned in the episode: Book - Lance Richardson: The Message  
Setting expectations is great! However, more often than not, we tend to tie our happiness to the way we imagine things SHOULD go, and feel disappointed and frustrated when they aren’t how we envisioned.  It’s time to throw away our scripts and realize that our peace and balance should not depend on the movie-type expectations we plan for ourselves and others. So, listen to Episode 215 of Becoming your Best, to learn what we mean by that and why this could lead to a more fulfilled and delightful life. In today’s episode, you will learn: About our new book, “Conquer Anxiety” and how you can pre-order it. (02:10) The difference between setting expectations and having a script. (03:56) A story on how scripts can ruin a beautiful experience. (05:42) The liberating power of throwing away the script. (09:08) Some questions for you, to figure out whether you’re tying your happiness on what someone else should be doing, from your perspective. (14:54) Becoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Get your Becoming Your Best Planner using the promo code “20planner25” Free template for pre-week planning Pre-order the book, “Conquer Anxiety” Becoming Your Best Library Email: support@becomingyourbest.com 
Adopting and incorporating the language of those who win is essential for becoming our best and changing the results we get in our life, both personal and professional.   Those who consistently win have a certain dialect of conviction, of confidence that whatever they set out to do is going to result in victory. They figured out the power of self-mastery and they’re champions of mental toughness.   In today’s episode, Thomas Blackwell, one of our Master Trainers & International Speakers, and an expert in the language of those who win, talks about identifying and celebrating the good moments in every situation. He has some great motivational examples that are meant to prove that anyone can gain victory after victory, regardless of the outcome or the industry we’re in.   Listen to Episode 214 of Becoming Your Best to learn that you should never give up on your goals and if you always apply the power of knowledge, you can live a life by design, enjoying your wins every day.   In this episode, you will learn: The quality that separates amateurs from professionals, in any industry. (03:38) How to identify and celebrate victories, regardless of the score. (06:54) The story of Daniel Ruettiger – the star of Rudy, the #1 sports motivational movie in the world. (07:55) A real-life example of doing more doing than thinking. (13:43) Dan Gable’s winning philosophy. (16:49) What you can do to implement the language of those who win. (23:57) Becoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Get your Becoming Your Best Planner using the promo code “20planner25” Free template for pre-week planning Becoming Your Best Library Email: support@becomingyourbest.com 
How do you stay focused rather than setting a New Year’s resolution that just trickles away after a few weeks?  There are three keys to being productive and highly successful in your personal and professional life: writing down a vision, setting your roles and goals, and committing to constant pre-week planning. In today’s episode, we discuss each and every one of them, and we will take you, step by step, through the process of making this year the best one you’ve had so far. So, listen to Episode 213 of Becoming Your Best, to learn how you can use your time in a productive manner and what to focus on when setting your goals. In this episode, you will learn: The importance of writing your vision – your why to get up in the morning. (04:12) The three questions you should answer, before developing your vision. (07:18) The number of goals you should have for each role you play in your life. (11:19) How to write your goals and why the wording is decisive for the success/failure of accomplishing them. (13:03) Some examples of my goals for 2020. (14:50) How pre-week planning can make a real difference in your life. (16:58) How to do your pre-week planning. (18:32) Transactional versus transformational mindsets. (21:25)  Becoming Your Best Resources: Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Get your Becoming Your Best Planner using the promo code “20planner25” Free template for pre-week planning Email: support@becomingyourbest.com 
Gratitude can be a game-changer on our motivation, our feelings, and our happiness, as we move forward to becoming our best and to make a difference both in our personal and our professional life.  Making a habit out of being grateful every day for all the things that we have can help us live in peace and balance – a trait that every highly successful person has.   We’ve dedicated an entire episode on the powerful practice of gratitude, so listen to Episode 212 of Becoming Your Best, to learn how you can easily improve your performance, productivity, and life altogether, by taking the time to be grateful. In this episode, you will learn: Gratitude helps you follow principle #11 of The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders and People – Live in Peace and Balance. (03:07) A great experiment to see what impact a gratitude practice can have on you. (04:20) A list of the things I am grateful for, that’s meant to be an example of how easy, yet powerful this activity is. (06:02) BYB Resources Becoming Your Best Website Becoming Your Best University Website Get your Becoming Your Best Planner using the promo code “20 planner 25” 
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4 days, 3 hours