EP92 Mindset Monday – Putting your stake in the ground

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In today’s episode of mindset Monday I share the importance of making a decision-making a commitment and following through with that commitment.


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BOL 92


Episode 92


[00:00:12] KC: Welcome to The Business of Life Podcast. My name is Keith Callahan, your host and today is Mindset Monday. We’re talking about putting your stake in the ground and what I mean by that is deciding what it is that you want in life, deciding what it is – whatever! We have life in general, then we have these different categories in life, we have relationships, we have our spirituality, we have our health and fitness. We have all these different categories in life and one of the most important things that we can do is to make a decision.

So many people are caught up and they’re lost in – you know, you need to make a decision. You need to make a decision; which way you want to go, what you want to do, and then you have to just do it. And everybody wants the perfect path, they want the perfect this, they want the perfect that. Just two examples that I can bring up, I have so many friends who jump from thing to thing to thing, and two very clear examples are with a spiritual path. They need this yoga teacher, then that yoga teacher, then this meditation teacher, then that meditation teacher.

Now they’re going to go to this path, then they’re going to go to that path, and they keep jumping, and jumping, and jumping, and jumping. You have to decide on one thing, you have to put the stake in the ground and do it. Same thing with people want to – they’re going to do this business, then they’re going to do that business, and now they have this business but they’re going to do this thing, and that thing, and this thing. And then they have this guru, and that guru, and they’ve gone to 17 different gurus, but their business hasn’t grown yet.

Put the stake in the ground, decide what it is that you’re going to do, and then know that it’s not going to be perfect. There’s always going to be different things. There’s always going to be, “the grass is always greener on the other side”, right? You’re always going to be able to find reasons and things that are not good with it. But putting your stake in the ground and then once you do that, the path is the process. We’ve heard that before, right? But it really is. If you want to be an entrepreneur, there’s a bunch of different things you could do, you have to do it. You have to put the stake in the ground and then walk that path and be committed to that path.

So when I talk about putting the stake in the ground, it’s getting very clear on what you want to do, getting decisive on what you want to do, and then doing the work. Not skirting around, not doing the things that you kind of want to do, not doing the things that are fun to do. Like figure out what it is that you want to do and then do the actual work that’s going to get you there.

All right guys, have a beautiful, beautiful week. We’re approaching episode 100, so I’m excited about that. Getting close. Crazy to believe a year later, now we’re almost at 100 episodes. So have a beautiful day, peace.


[00:03:24] KC: Hey, Keith here, and today I have a free gift for you. Listen this free gift is a list of the 12 most influential books that I’ve ever read. These are the books that have helped me to create the mindset, learn the philosophies, learn the skills to really create this big, beautiful, life that we’re living now.

I read a crazy amount of books, I really do. I’ve probably read thousands of books and these are the top 12 books that – they’re the ones that I go to, they’re the ones that I work with over, and over, and over again. They are highlighted, outlined, dog-eared. And I put this list together for you because I want it to be a shortcut.

I don’t want you to have to – you don’t have to go out and read the thousands and thousands of books. These are the 12 that I highly recommend. I have a detailed review for each book, explaining why I recommend them, why I like them, when I worked with them in my life, what part of my life they helped me to improve.

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[00:05:28] KC: Today’s episode is brought to you by our sister podcast, All About Beachbody Coaching. So All About Beachbody Coaching really allows us to do this podcast without having all those annoying commercials in the beginning for you. So All About Beachbody Coaching, the Beachbody business that Amy and I run, actually funds this podcast.

So yes, it does cost money to run this podcast, we do not charge you anything, we don’t throw in commercials or anything like that, it really is, it’s funded by our business and by our other podcast, All About Beachbody Coaching. And for me, I’m just eternally grateful for this opportunity because it’s allowed me to really create the life that I love to live.

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Alright, much love guys. Again, that is the All About Beachbody Coaching Podcast, our sister podcast.

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