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John Hawkins Jr. & Paul Desmond Adams
Discover The Key to achieving peak performance by utilizing the resources around you, accessing the potential within you, and tapping into the power beyond you.
Jun 3, 2020
The Magic That Happens in True Mastermind Group
Discover the incredibly power of a true mastermind group and how it taps into the incredible collective mind of everyone involved. You'll find out what goes into creating your own true mastermind or how you can tap into an existing elite mastermind group. Make sure you get the show notes at MasterTheKey.com/037 Are you looking for an elite level Mastermind to help you get to the next level? Find out about The Key Alliance at MasterTheKey.com/mastermind
May 20, 2020
Increasing Team Performance & Creativity
If you're looking to increase the productivity and creativity of your team, this episode will go over the critical elements of "group flow." Group flow is where your team will exponentially increase every element of their performance. But the leader must know the steps to take to bring the group into a flow state. Have questions? email@example.com We're looking to launch our first true mastermind group. If you're interested in tapping into the power of a mastermind, get more information and apply at MasterTheKey.com/mastermind
May 6, 2020
How Rest & Recovery Increases Your Productivity
If you're a high achiever it's vital you give your mind and body a time of rest and recovery in order to continue to perform at the highest levels. We go over the changes to your neurochemistry and explore various supplements you can take to enhance your recovery period. Have questions? firstname.lastname@example.org We're looking to launch our first true mastermind group. If you're interested in tapping into the power of a mastermind, get more information and apply at MasterTheKey.com/mastermind
Apr 22, 2020
The Power of Letting Go of The Struggle
Discover the science of letting go of the struggle and find out what happens to your brain and your neurochemical makeup and how that helps to shift you into a Flow State. Have questions? email@example.com We're looking to launch our first true mastermind group. If you're interested in tapping into the power of a mastermind, get more information and apply at MasterTheKey.com/mastermind
Apr 8, 2020
Why The Struggle is So Damn Good For You
No pain, no gain. We know that's true when it comes to bodybuilding, but is it true for entrepreneurs as well? Do we have to go through the struggle in order to achieve our success? In this episode, we look at what the brain is doing when we're going through a struggle and how that prepares us to enter into a flow state and ultimately achieve greater success than we ever imagined. Most of us are going through the struggle hoping we'll eventually get things right and never have to struggle again. We hope to overcome struggle rather than gain from the struggle. When you realize how much you gain while struggling, you'll learn to seek it out like you would seek out water in the desert. This episode is part of a series on achieving a Flow State. If you missed earlier episodes, you can start at the beginning here: MasterTheKey.com/026 IMPORTANT: Looking for a true Mastermind to help you break through to the next level? MasterTheKey.com/mastermind Follow The Key Podcast on your favorite social network: * LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/masterthekey * Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MasterTheKey * Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/masterthekey
Mar 25, 2020
Developing the Mindset of an Entrepreneur
You've likely heard someone say "Mindset is EVERYTHING" but what really is the mindset for success? In Carol Dweck's book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Succes" she outlines the critical difference between a Growth Mindset and a Fixed Mindset and how one can go from the limiting "fixed mindset" to the powerful growth mindset needed for success. In this episode, we explore this thinking and how it relates to entrepreneurial success. John Hawkins Jr. breaks this all down into an easily understood application for anyone who wants to achieve peak performance. Make sure you get the show notes at MasterTheKey.com/037 Are you looking for an elite level Mastermind to help you get to the next level? Find out about The Key Alliance at MasterTheKey.com/mastermind
Mar 11, 2020
Peak Performance Happens in the Present Moment
Part of getting into a flow state to achieve peak performance happens when you put yourself into the present moment and detach yourself from the past and the future.
Feb 26, 2020
Gain Greater Control by Letting Go
Get the full show notes at MasterTheKey.com/035 Learning how to let go of conscious control is the best way to gain greater control and is a big leap into a flow state. We explain in this episode. Remember, as you think about this process of letting go, you're not letting go of control. What you're doing is handing over control to a much more capable and powerful supercomputer
Feb 12, 2020
How to Think at Hyper Speeds
Discover the secret key to engaging your mind at hyperspeed through deep embodiment. Dig in deeper and grab the free guide to engaging with your body to boost your brain activity at MasterTheKey.com/034
Jan 29, 2020
The Key to an Environment That Fosters Flow
Go to the Show Notes: MasterTheKey.com/033 You will discover the three external triggers you must-have in your environment if you want to achieve a flow state. You'll understand out to create novelty, uncertainty, and complexity. You find out the science behind the need for a "rich environment" and why it releases neurotransmitters that increase focus and learning.
Jan 15, 2020
The Key to Using Risk to Achieve a Flow State
Discover how to incorporate calculated risk into your deliberate practice to help induce a flow state on your way to achieving peak performance.
Jan 1, 2020
The Key to Finding Internal Motivation
Discover steps you can take to make your work more rewarding so your motivation comes from doing the work itself. When your work becomes the reward, you are drawn into the work which makes getting into a flow state much more likely. Once you're in flow, you'll eventually find yourself achieving your peak performance levels.
Dec 18, 2019
The Key is Not Always Delayed Gratification
Go deeper at: MasterTheKey.com/030 Delayed gratification is an incredible discipline that pays a huge reward, but it's not the be-all-end-all to achieving our maximum potential. In fact, there's a very dark side to those who take delayed gratification too far. Discover how you can find the balance between a reward right now and a greater reward later. You'll also discover how to find your reward in your work.
Dec 4, 2019
The Key to Practicing For Peak Performance (Part 2)
When you reverse engineer elite performers, it becomes clear that the greatest distinction they have over all other participants is their use of deliberate practice to hone their skills. You have everything you need to reach the highest elite levels in your field. But you must employ something called "deliberate practice." Get the free report: 7 Traits of Deliberate Practice at: MasterTheKey.com/029
Nov 20, 2019
The Key to Practicing for Peak Performance
If you're focused on achieving your maximum potential, this episode will not only help you do that, it will help you increase your maximum potential through something called "deliberate practice." There are three different types of practice * General Practice * Purposeful Practice * Deliberate Practice Most people engage in General Practice while some will find their way into Purposeful Practice and reap huge benefits from it. But only a very small number will put their effort into Deliberate Practice. Those are the people we eventually call ELITE. Download a free one-sheet: 7 Traits of Deliberate Practice
Nov 6, 2019
The Key to Understanding Your Unlimited Potential
Elite levels of performance aren’t attributed to exceptional people but rather exceptional conditions. We all have the same gift. That gift is the ability to develop a gift. Can you reach your biggest goals? Listen and find out why the answer is almost always YES! Get the show notes and other resources at: MasterTheKey.com/027
Oct 23, 2019
The Key to Demystifying a Flow State
Achieving your ultimate potential will only happen when are able to first achieve a flow state. Most people occasionally stumble upon a flow state but struggle to intentionally achieve it again. In this episode, you'll discover the chemistry and neuroscience behind a flow state and how you can create the ideal conditions for you to experience flow at will.
Oct 9, 2019
The Key to Sleeping for Peak Performance
Shownotes: MasterTheKey.com/025 Achieving your maximum potential is as much about your sleeping hours as it is about your waking hours. Discover how sleep impacts your day and what you can do to get the right amount of quality sleep so you can be fully charged for the day ahead. Don’t overlook this vital component to achieving peak performance. Have a question? MasterTheKey.com/TalkToJohn
Sep 25, 2019
The Key to Avoiding Burnout
Avoiding burnout is one of the greatest challenges for high achievers. Discover how to achieve peak performance while avoiding burnout.
Sep 11, 2019
The Key to Unlocking Your Natural Greatness
What if you could effortlessly tap into an unlimited capacity for creativity, problem-solving, and innovation? Discover the “too easy to be true” way you can tap into your “default state.” Get the show notes: MasterTheKey.com/023
Aug 28, 2019
Meditation for Performance Enhancement
Get the show notes at MasterTheKey.com/022 Very few activities will enhance your performance more than mindfulness meditation and you don't have to spend an hour sitting on the floor in order to gain the benefits. We'll explore the proven science behind meditation and performance. Discover how it helps you achieve a flow state sooner and more often. Are you looking for an elite level mastermind group to help you reach your next level? Maybe The Key Alliance is exactly what you need: MasterTheKey.com/mastermind
Aug 14, 2019
The Key to Turning Your Stress into Success
We only ever hear about the negative impact of stress but there’s another side to the story. Stress is a reality for all of us, in particular, those of us who are focused on achieving peak performance. Find out what you can do to turn your success into a positive force that pushes you to your desired success.
Jul 31, 2019
The Key to Achieving Elite Level Performance
Most people believe getting to the top of their field is all about doing more than the person next to you. It’s not. Most people focus on too many areas which dilute their effort. Elite performers have a very narrow focus and a more intense effort. This episode will help you learn how to learn like an elite performer, focus on the areas you should be focusing on, and the secrets to practicing your skills like an elite performer.
Jul 17, 2019
The Key to Finding the Perfect Coach or Mentor
*Caution: This episode may piss off a few coaches. Sorry. When should you hire a peak performance coach and what qualities should you look for in them? The right coach isn’t just an expert in a specific field. There are quite a few qualities you’ll want to look for before you hire a coach. Show Notes: https://MasterTheKey.com/019 Have a question? Talk to John: https://MasterTheKey.com/TalkToJohn
Jul 3, 2019
The Key to Intense Focused Effort
Sometimes we fool ourselves into thinking we’re being productive by working on tasks that aren’t the most important at this moment. We help you discover and stay focused on the “main thing” you need to finish right now.
Jun 19, 2019
The Key to Achieving Your Flow State
Discover the simple steps you can take right now to put yourself into a flow state where your effort isn't noticed and you're focused on the present task. This is The Key to achieving peak performance for anyone, whether you're an athlete, entrepreneur, high-level executive or anyone else driven to perform at their very highest level. Read the note: MasterTheKey.com/017
Jun 5, 2019
The Key to Surviving The Daily Grind
High achievers know success doesn’t happen overnight. It takes dedication & determination, but how do you stay motivated and not lose your drive? Listen to find out The Key to Surviving the Daily Grind
May 22, 2019
Why Creativity Trumps Competition
When you focus on being better than the others around you, you limit your ultimate potential. However, when you focus on creating the very best version of you can create, you will always exceed your competition and do it almost effortlessly.
May 8, 2019
It's Not Too Late for Your Success
As we age or move out of different stages in our life, we can find ourselves overcome with a fear that we’ve missed our best opportunity for success in an area in which we’re very passionate. In this episode, we talk about what drives that fear and how you can overcome it and still find joy and fulfillment regardless of your age. It's NOT too late for you!
Apr 24, 2019
ADHD - A Completely Different Perspective
If you’re an adult trying to work through your ADHD or Attention Deficit Disorder, you may think “it’s just the way you are” and your best bet is to take the recommended medication. That’s not always the case. In this episode, we look at the role of anxiety and past trauma (even the little stuff you don’t remember) in your ADHD. This could completely change your future success.
Apr 10, 2019
How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think
One of the biggest obstacles standing between where you are now and where you want to be is your worry or concern for what other people think about you. When you can overcome your fear of being ridiculed or shamed for doing something out of the ordinary, you will start to create a life that is out of the ordinary. In this episode, we explore why we worry about what people think and what the key to overcoming this fear is for all of us.
Mar 27, 2019
The Root Cause and Recovery From Burnout
Discover the hidden force that drives us to overwork ourselves and ultimately burnout before we reach our biggest goals. Getting to the top of the mountain isn't about just working harder than anyone else. Find out what you need to do to avoid or even recover from burnout.
Mar 13, 2019
What It's Like to Have a Fear of Success
If it seems “something always happens” that keeps you from your biggest goals no matter how hard you try or if it feels like God doesn’t want you to be successful, you may be dealing with a fear of success.
Feb 27, 2019
Shift Your State to Overcome Your Blocks to Success
Blocks to your success come in many forms. From procrastination to overwhelm as well as fear and anxiety, we all struggle overcoming internal blocks to our success. In this episode, you’ll discover methods for overcoming those blocks through a permanent state-shift so you can operate at your maximum potential.
Feb 20, 2019
The Unseen Force Holding You Back
If you’ve ever been in a situation where you had all the pieces to your success but you still didn’t achieve your goal and you don’t understand what stopped you, it was likely past implicit memories (you don’t SEE them, you FEEL them) showing up to protect you, but instead they stopped you.
Feb 13, 2019
Master This and You'll Be Unstoppable
This episode will explain why most people struggle to perform at your very highest levels. If you’re struggling to reach your full potential in any endeavor and you keep facing unforeseen setbacks, the topic of this episode is most likely the issue. It’s typically not your talent or even your mindset. Don’t blame yourself, it’s not your fault.
Feb 6, 2019
Do You Have a Dirty Why?
We all know, in order to achieve success, it’s vital to have a “clear why.” But just being CLEAR isn’t enough. You also must have a CLEAN why if you want true satisfaction in your success. Show Notes: TheKeyPodcast.com/006
Jan 30, 2019
Are Your Decisions Based on Fear or Wisdom
What is it that's controlling you and the toughest decisions you need to make in your life? In this episode, you'll discover the critical element that will direct you to the wisest decisions in all areas of your life.
Jan 23, 2019
How to Avoid Shaming Others
Shame seems like it should be a natural consequence to our harmful or hurtful actions, but when we impose shame on others, we do more harm than the original action itself.
Jan 16, 2019
Overcoming The Shame You Feel in Your Life
Episode 003 - Deshaming https://TheKeyPodcast.com/003 In this episode, we continue our discussion of Shame in our lives. In Episode 002 we discussed what shame is and how we experience it in our lives. If you haven't listened to that episode, be sure to go back and do so now. The key to deshaming lies in a process called Memory Reconsolidation. This is where past negative memories are activated and the "prediction error" is shifted to a positive outcome. John explains how this process works and how you can activate it in your life. We also go into sexual trauma vs rejection and its impact on shame in our lives.
Jan 9, 2019
Shame: The Cause of Most of Your Struggles
Whether you're struggling with perfectionism, fear of failure, social anxiety, or any number of performance challenges, there is almost always shame at the core of the issue. Understand how we encounter shame, even by those who love us, and ultimately how we can overcome the detrimental impact it has on living the life you desire and unlocking your maximum potential.
Jan 2, 2019
Why Secure Attachment is Vital to Your Success
001 - Confidence is just one positive outcome from having a secure attachment. Listen as we explore what secure attachment looks like, how it benefits your mental well-being, and what you should do now if it's been missing in your life.
Jan 2, 2019
How This Podcast Ends Your Frustrations Chasing Your Dreams
It's not too late for you to achieve your biggest goals. If you know what to do but you still don't do what you know, this podcast will help. You CAN break through the hidden barriers that are stopping you from achieving your ultimate and unlimited potential. We use science-based research to get you to where you want to be in business and in life. Don't give up yet. The same science that has helped thousands of people overcome addiction and heal from PTSD and other traumas will help you finally overcome your hidden internal blocks that are keeping you from achieving your biggest goals. Your frustration ends today.