Episode Date November 1, 2022
Featured Guest Simon Alexander Ong
Featured Book "The Mountain is You" by Brianna Wiest

Episode Summary

Simon Alexander One reading from Brianna Wiest’s book The Mountain is You, and discussing resilience, self-mastery, and expanding your comfort zone.

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When we think of energy, we tend to limit it to the physical. This week’s guest rejects that narrow view, sharing that energy exists in four dimensions: the physical, the mental, the emotional, and the spiritual. When all four work in harmony, we can unearth hidden fuel to power our potential.

I am delighted to speak to Simon Alexander Ong, award-winning life and executive coach, business strategist, keynote speaker, and author of Energize: Make the Most of Every Moment.

Simon reads two pages from Brianna Wiest’s insightful book, ‘The Mountain is You.’ [reading begins at 11:59]

Hear us discuss:

  • “One of the things I had to unlearn as an entrepreneur was an attachment to outcome.” [7:38]
  • Change happens when the pain is too much: “Most people… do not embrace the difficulty of altering their habits until they simply do not have another choice.” [12:10]
  • “We can’t finish a jigsaw puzzle without [first] starting the puzzle, and only when we start putting the pieces together do we begin to have clarity on what that [picture] is.” [23:00]

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Resources:

Simon Alexander Ong on | LinkedIn | Twitter | Website | Energize: Make the Most of Every Moment

Brianna Wiest | The Mountain is You: Transforming Self-Sabotage into Self-Mastery

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Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier

I'm the author of five books that have collectively sold more than a million copies. I'm the founder of Box of Crayons, a learning and development company that helps organizations move from advice-driven to curiosity-led. I'm the host of the *2 Pages with MBS* podcast.

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