Welcome to the Blue Shirt Leadership Podcast. We interview business owners in the trades and home services industries. These conversations are packed with stories, helpful insights, and boots-on-the-ground advice that you can immediately use. In fact, it’s a requirement that the listener gets great content. I ask every guest to share one insight (or more, of course!) with my listeners that, when applied over time, the listener will experience massive change for their future.
Tuesday Apr 11, 2023
Tuesday Apr 11, 2023
Today's episode of The Blue Shirt Leadership Podcast features JM Ryerson, a bestselling author and performance and mindset coach. Kyle and JM discuss the significance of being your authentic self, having a mentor or coach, and affirmations in personal development. JM Ryerson emphasizes the importance of instilling a growth mindset in children from a young age and shares an example of how his son used affirmations to overcome bullying at school. The conversation also touches on self-limiting beliefs and how to overcome them. Overall, the episode highlights the importance of mindset and personal growth in leadership.
"Show up as You."
"It's one of the best questions you can ask. Is that true? Is that true or is that just a story I'm telling myself?"
01:15-03:23 Showing up as your authentic self The importance of being your genuine self and the challenges people face in doing so.
03:24-04:52 Impact of showing up as an authentic self on the team How leaders embracing their authentic selves inspires their team to do the same, leading to radical transparency and vulnerability.
04:53-05:49 Qualities of successful leaders The importance of having a coach or mentor, confidence in showing up as yourself, and humility.
05:50-07:12 Overcoming self-limiting beliefs and blind spots The impact of having a mentor or coach in pointing out blind spots and reminding individuals of the difference they make.
07:13-07:55 Affirmations The value of affirmations in personal development and the use of positive energy towards something positive instead of negative thoughts.
07:56- 09:00 Affirmations for Kids JM Ryerson shares the affirmations he does with his kids every morning and how it has helped them develop a growth mindset.
09:01-09:45 Let's Go Win Kyle Gillette and JM Ryerson discuss the power of having a winning mindset and how it can impact a team or organization.
09:46-11:16 Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs JM Ryerson gives tips on how to overcome self-limiting beliefs by questioning their truth and how they serve us.
11:17-11:44 Connect with JM Ryerson Kyle Gillette asks JM Ryerson how to connect with him and JM shares his social media handles and podcast.
As promised, here is the affirmation that JM had his kids say.
"I am confident, strong, intelligent, athletic, good looking, dynamic, popular, talented, independent man with a growth mindset."