Craig Ballantyne On How to Achieve the Life of your Dreams

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Every now and again I have a conversation with someone who totally cracks open the way I am doing things and this is one of those conversations….

Craig Ballantyne is a productivity powerhouse who has spent his entire life devoted to making the most out of every minute.

Craig is the author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control your Life and The Cardio Myth, has contributed to Men’s Health Magazine for over 17 years (+ countless others) and is the founder of the Certified Turbulence Training Program.

This man knows how to harness the power of intention and Get. It. Done.

You’re going to want to grab a notepad for this one, because in today’s episode Craig breaks down how to achieve anything you want with just 5 simple steps.

Are you ready? Let’s do this.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • iTunes review of the week [ 1:11 ]

  • Who is Craig Ballantyne? [ 2:00 ]

  • The one party you’re not going to want to miss this year, the Ignite Your Soul Summit [ 4:04 ]

  • What Craig had to overcome to author his books [ 7:27 ]

  • How his life unfolded to lead him to his work today [ 9:15 ]

  • Where the desire to maximize every moment came from [ 11:20 ]

  • How the transformational system that allowed Craig to overcome his anxiety was born [ 13:49 ]

  • The process that lead to the Perfect Day Formula [ 21:38 ]

  • The 5 Pillars of Success that can help you achieve anything [ 22:37 ]

  • The 3 reasons deadlines are so important [ 29:34 ]

  • How to reframe our money mindset around helping people [ 33:30 ]

  • Why what we do first thing in the morning matters [ 41:54]

  • How to create killer content [ 48:34 ]

  • What Craig’s morning routine looks like [ 52:20 ]

Soul Shifting Quotes:

  • “You can transform anything in your life.”

  • “If we don’t have a deadline, we’re not going to do anything.”

  • “If I focus on helping more people, I don’t have to worry about money- that’s going to take care of itself.”

  • “If you have a business where you can go create something and sell it, make sure that you are spending time every day in that creative area and not putting it off.”

  • “We’re really focusing on controlling our day, so that we can concentrate on what counts at night.”

  • “15 to 20 minutes at a time, I built a 6 figure business.”

  • “When you get into a position where you run your business, you also run your life. “

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