EP160 What You Focus On is What You’re Going to Get
In this episode, we talk about the true power of your mind’s focus. If your mind focuses on positive outcomes, that’s what will happen. But if your mind is usually focused on the negative in a situation, guess what happens?
Welcome to the Business of Life Podcast. My name is Keith Callahan, your host. Feeling good. Feeling good. Feeling good. Man, I just – there are some days when I’m recording and it’s a drag. I’ll be honest with you. And there are some days where I’m just feeling good. I’m excited to record. I’m excited to share. And I could talk into this microphone all day. But I would not. I’m going to keep it short, sweet, direct and to the point for you.
A lot of times in life, we have – we can get caught up in negativity and self-doubt and all the negative sides of life. And we can get caught up in trying to not want to be. Let me rephrase that or let me repeat that. We can get caught up in trying to not want to be. I don’t want to be so fearful. I don’t want this depression. I don’t want this anger. I don’t want this hatred. I don’t want that. I don’t want this anymore. I don’t want it anymore.
What you focus on is what you’re going to get. It’s not about what you want, it’s about what to. It’s not about what you don’t want, it’s about focusing so intensely on what you do want than the noise of what you – the noise of what you don’t want starts to fade away.
For me, there are two examples like two crystal clear examples. When I was building my business and a lot of you guys know that I work with BeachBody, when I was really heavily building that business, I had a vision and I had a dream, and that vision and that dream was I wanted to be able to do what I want, when I want, with who I want for the rest of my life. It doesn’t matter what type of business you’re building, you have to have intense focus for it to be successful.
My intense focus was based on the fact that I was a new husband and a new father and I wanted to be able to do what I want, when I want, with who I want for the rest of my life. And for me, that was spending time with my spiritual community, spending time in that path, helping out in that way. And I also wanted to be there for my children. I didn’t want to just be a financial earner for my family. I wanted to be a present father. I wanted to be able to do what I want, when I want, with who I want.
And I focused so intense on that for about five years and we accomplished that goal, my wife and I accomplished that goal in our family and we’re totally taking care of BeachBody. The reason this podcast is possible is because of that. We achieved that level of financial success, that level of passive income that we don’t have to worry about money anymore.
And all during that time and at this time now, another thing that I focused on is practicing the presence of God in my life. And maybe you don’t use the word god or whatever but this example is definitely note-worthy. Practicing the presence of God all day every day, remembering that it’s not me who is in charge, it’s not my mind or my ego who is in charge, it’s this divine creation, this divine universe, this divine flow. And I’m surrendering into that divine flow, surrendering into that divine power, surrendering into something that’s bigger than me.
If you want to get something different, you have to focus on something different and you have to focus so intense. The rewards are amazing. The rewards are going to blow you away but it’s not going to happen overnight. You’re going to sit down, you’re going to try to focus and all that noise from the past is going to come in, you can’t do it, you would not do it, you’re not going to succeed, you can’t have this, the connection of God is not out there, it’s not available, it’s not for you, all those noises come in.
But you have to be able to see the finish line even when it’s not even visible. Even when you don’t know what the finish looks like, you have to have something deep down in your heart, something implanted in there that knows that somehow, some way, this is possible. And each time you focus on it, you build more and more energy. You build more and more belief. You build more and more faith. You build more and more enthusiasm. And then we take action along the way.
So whatever it is you’re looking for in your life, first sure to get clear on what is it like what is it that you really want? And then keep focusing, keep focusing, keep focusing, keep working that prayer, keep focusing. And it will appear.
This isn’t Keith’s theory. This is universal law. This is how things work in our world. What you focus on will come to you. Not immediately, over time.
Have a beautiful, beautiful day. See you on the next episode. Peace!
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.
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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.
It’s given me the opportunity to do what I want, when I want, with who I want, and even deeper than that, it’s allowed me to help others to create the same for themselves. It’s allowed me to help hundreds of other people become part time or full time Beachbody coaches, to leave that corporate 9 to 5 job and create passive income in their lives.
And really there’s nothing like that. It’s cool when you have success, it’s so much more rewarding when you help others. So I mention this or a few reasons, the first reason is, that’s actually the way that I work with people and mentor people. I don’t do anything outside of Beachbody coaching because I know that it’s such a powerful life changing tool.
So if you’re curious about working with me, interested in working one-on-one, interested in creating the type of life that you wanna live, I suggest swinging over there. The other reason is, even if somebody’s just curious, like you’ve heard about Beachbody, you know there’s a lot of Beachbody coaches out there. Maybe some of them you get a little annoyed with.
It really dives into what this business is really about, which is life transformation. So if you’re just curious, swing over there. And then the other piece is, if you’re really considering becoming a Beachbody coach, I highly, highly recommend you listen to that first.
Alright, much love guys. Again, that is the All About Beachbody Coaching Podcast, our sister podcast.
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