(ep. 017) Focusing on the Good with Jake Ballentine

 
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March 06, 2019

Jake Ballentine is the author of Your Number One Goal, a contributing author of Jack Canfield’s Living the Success Principles, and the founder of the Speakers, Authors, and Coaches Network. He is a national award-winning motivation speaker who has presented at hundreds of events nationwide. He resides in Sacramento, California with his wife and their one-year-old son.

In this episode, Jake shares why it’s so powerful to focus on the good, what focusing on the good means, the impact it can have on your headspace, and so much more!


What you'll hear in this episode:

  • Jake’s favorite thing about the work he does

  • Why Jake likes working with message-driven coaches, speakers, and authors

  • What Jake means when he says people should focus on the good

  • Why being optimistic isn’t the same as being naïve

  • Jake’s belief that you get to choose whether you’re happy or not and Ivy’s take on that perspective

  • The difference between fear and faith

  • Jake’s two main tips for starting a practice of focusing on the good

  • The main pitfall people experience when starting this practice

  • The powerful stories of the two most positive people Jake knows

 

Links and Resources:

Reference Material:
Jake Ballentine’s Website
Jake Ballentine’s Book | Your Number One Goal: A Step-By-Step To Reach Any Goal Of Any Size
Jake Ballentine’s Podcast | Focus on the Good
Speakers, Authors, and Coaches Network Facebook Group
Motivational Millennial Podcast | Episode 27: Your Number One Goal with Jake Ballentine
Mind Climate Podcast | Episode 003: Reframing the Traditional Way We Think About Gratitude
Jack Canfield’s Book | The Success Principles(TM): How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

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