The Real Stories Behind Success

We live in a culture where everything is predicated on success. But what is success… that’s the big question. Is it measurable? Can you obtain it? Can you dream it? Tony Grebmeier is on a quest to redefine how we view su... More

Play To Their Strengths- Analyn and Brandon Miller

What does it really mean to play to someone's strengths?

What does "play to their strengths" mean to you? How has playing to others strengths impacted your story? Would you say that you're playing to others strengths? What about your children? On this episode of BEFULFILLED, Analyn and Brandon Miller share their story of family and philosophy. Analyn and Brandon Miller say that once they felt their teenagers drifting away, they knew they had to make a change. Analyn and Brandon Miller's solution was already right in the work Brandon does as a partner in 34Strong. What lessons can you learn from Analyn and Brandon Miller's story? How will it inspire you to play to others strengths in your life? Find out on this episode!

Outline Of This Episode

  • [0:50] Tony introduces his guests, Analyn and Brandon Miller
  • [2:07] Their definition of success
  • [4:00] Young love
  • [8:52] Most powerful foreword
  • [11:05] Feeding seven kids
  • [15:37] Writing the book
  • [19:02] Quick break
  • [29:28] Modeling what you know
  • [33:26] The fulfillment round
  • [37:10] Final thoughts with Analyn and Brandon

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Whose Idea Of The Future Are You Creating? - Jared Nichols

Season 2, Ep. 80

Everyone wants to live a life they are proud of, but too often we let our need to prove ourselves to others cloud our vision of the future. On this episode of BEFULFILLED, you’ll hear from futurist and business leader, Jared Nichols. In his conversation with Tony, Jared opens up about how he views success, his early childhood challenges with ADD and constant relocation, the power of asking the right question, rising above the opinions of others, how he is making an impact in lives, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this inspiring episode featuring Jared!

Defying The Expectations Around You

Have you ever stopped to consider how your upbringing and what you were exposed to effected your career choices? Thinking this through can shine a light on some patterns in your life and help you to see your own blind spots. Jared says that his need to defy the expectation of others and simultaneously his need to prove to others helped him recognize the blind spot that he now teaches other to recognize. Whose version of the future are you creating? That's what Jared asks himself and his followers. What can you learn from Jared’s story? Discover more helpful insights by listening to this episode!

Outline Of This Episode

  • [0:50] Tony introduces his guest, Jared Nichols
  • [1:47] Jared’s definition of success
  • [3:55] What was Jared’s childhood like?
  • [9:30] Life on the move
  • [14:40] Why are you in the career you're in?
  • [23:37] The future of A.I and innovation
  • [25:50] Working for someone else
  • [30:09] The fulfillment round
  • [35:15] Final thoughts with Jared

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How To Sell More With Ease - Christine Schlonski

Season 2, Ep. 79

What does it take to sell more in a way that actually feels good? Do you find yourself struggling to talk sales? Difficult to ask for the price you know you're worth? On this episode of BEFULFILLED, you’ll hear from sales expert, Christine Schlonski. Christine also goes over her journey, how she came to love selling, what it takes to make a major shift in your mindset around sales, the power of being free from sales anxiety, what it means to charge your worth, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this fascinating and engaging episode featuring Christine!

Freedom is the highest goal

Everyone has their own unique take on what success means. Sure, there are a ton of people who see success as fame and fortune but the highest goal is freedom. The principle of freedom is at the core of each of our entrepreneurial journeys. It’s gut check time, does selling make you feel free? Will the fruit of all of your pursuits end with you feeling freedom or more anxiety? Get Christine Schlonski’s take on what it means to have freedom in selling by listening to this fascinating episode of BEFULFILLED.

Do you have the courage to sell?

In our profit-driven and fame-driven culture, we are all consumers. So, why does selling still feel yucky ? Seriously? We all get that great feeling when we buy something we've been looking for or the service we've needed. On this episode of BEFULFILLED, you’ll hear from sales leader and entrepreneur, Christine Schlonski. Christine shares her perspective on sales and how she finds joy and freedom in helping others sell authentically and with heart. Doesn’t that sound great? Learn about what Christine teaches her clients to create this mindset and sell more. Don’t miss this exciting episode with Christine!

Outline of This Episode

  • [0:50] Tony introduces his guest, Christine Schlonski
  • [1:50] Christine’s definition of success.
  • [3:03] Growing up in Eastern Germany
  • [6:00] College or entrepreneurship
  • [7:11] Queen of Sales Success Mindset
  • [8:45] Having a support network
  • [11:39] Learning to share
  • [15:01] Permission to be yourself
  • [22:10] The morning routine
  • [25:02] Prompts for sales mindset shifts
  • [29:50] Ah-ha moments in our own stories
  • [29:50] Christine enters the fulfillment round
  • [35:24] Closing thoughts with Christine

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Loving What You Do - Tracey Brioux

Season 2, Ep. 78

What does truly loving what you do look like? Do you really need to pick between loving what you do or making money? On this episode of BEFULFILLED, you’ll hear from innovator Tracey Brioux. Tracey is an expert at building online fitness businesses. She has helped thousands of men and women create the body and health they want right inside of a Facebook group. In this conversation with Tony, Tracey opens up about her definition of success, what led her to forge her own path, how she built a thriving Facebook group of loyal customers, challenges she has faced along the way, and much more. Don’t miss a minute of this fascinating episode featuring Tracey!

Success favors those bold enough to pursue what they love!

The day where you could start a job training at a local gym and be able to make enough money to raise a big family, travel, and afford what you and your family desired seem rare if not gone.. What will it take for those in the fitness industry to have the makings of a happy personal life and a thriving professional life? The truth is, too many people are playing by the rules, but that's not how it works anymore! You have to be bold enough to innovate if you want to succeed. Learn from Tracey Brioux's journey and find your own way to create a success life doing what you love by listening to this episode of BEFULFILLED!

Building a new kind of company.

One of the ways that innovative leaders are finding bold success is by taking chances in new spaces. Is there somewhere better for you to serve your customers? Maybe even somewhere online? Imagine how successful you could be if you weren't hindered by location. On this episode of BEFULFILLED, you’ll hear from Tracey Brioux as she explains how leaders like you can find the perfect marketplace for yourself in a new digital world. Stop trying to force your company into a brick and mortar or phone calls and emails! If you are ready to take your company to the next innovation of service, start by going where your customers already are. Learn more about Tracey Brioux by listening to this informative episode!

Outline of This Episode

  • [0:48] Tony introduces his guest, Tracey Brioux
  • [1:29] Tracey’s definition of success.
  • [2:08] If you aren't happy is financial success even worth it?
  • [3:09] Four kids on a small island
  • [4:27] Introducing the Worldwide Web
  • [5:19] Higher highs, lowers lows.
  • [10:15] Flexibility and freedom for entrepreneurs.
  • [13:10] No one does anything alone
  • [16:20] Persistence is the key
  • [20:02] Just 30 minutes to change.
  • [23:38] Tracey enters the Fulfillment Round, rapid-fire questions.
  • [37:00] Closing thoughts from Tracey and Tony.

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Finding Peace with the Deep Work - Tommy Joiner

Season 2, Ep. 77

Leaving a Legacy, by Living a Legacy

So many people want a hall pass. They just don't want to do the deep work. If you want to find your purpose in life, the meaning to why you're here - go do the deep work. Today's guest, Tommy Joiner, shares his deep work: how he's discovered his freedom and how he's worked toward peace.

Tommy Joiner is one of the co-founders of the seven-figure business, the ContentPros, has recently sold the business and is free for the first time in years. "The lessons that I have learned in business so parallel the ones that I have learned in life, that it’s impossible for me not to integrate them into some of the things that I talk about on a regular basis. I’m still in the process of doing a lot of experimentation in order to figure out what comes next for me. But as I sit here on the eve of my first big investment into a company that I really believe in, I’ve realized that it’s time for me to cherish more fully my identity as an entrepreneur."

The Clarity Deep Work Brings

Imagine a life where you can feel freedom to be who you are and peace about where you are going. You’d be unstoppable! Don’t just get a good idea of what your vision is, get crystal clear! People who the deep work like Tommy Joiner take this message to heart. Are you ready to do the same? Can you honestly say you are committed to pushing the envelope and doing the work necessary? If you are, take the time to learn from Tommy's story, grab a pen and some paper if you need to! Don’t miss a minute of this helpful message on this episode of BEFULFILLED!

Outline of This Episode

  • [0:50] Tony introduces Tommy Joiner
  • [1:10] Sebastian defines success
  • [2:15] From Colorado to the World
  • [5:13] One year ago
  • [12:10] Pressure and relief
  • [14:40] Finding purpose
  • [20:40] Centering yourself
  • [31:44] Closing thoughts.

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