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Inside The Rise: Stories, Mindset & Methods of High Performers

26 EpisodesProduced by JC CrossWebsite

Would you like personal access to the life stories of incredible people accomplishing extraordinary things? JC Cross invites you into inspiring journeys as he interviews high achievers, uncovering the mindset and methods that made them. Through years of research in neuroscience, psychology, and huma… read more

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Justin Wren (Part 2) - How to Channel Your Pain Into Purpose

April 30th, 2019


After receiving an invitation to the Olympic Training Center and becoming the youngest MMA fighter to join The Ultimate Fighter reality show, Justin …

Justin Wren (Part 1) - How to Channel Your Pain Into Purpose

April 23rd, 2019


Justin Wren became one of the youngest MMA fighters to appear on The Ultimate Fighter television show and to fight for the title in the main event in Las Vegas.

As a two-time national champion in wrestling, he made …

The ONE Personality Trait that Outdoes Them All

March 26th, 2019


Scholars have spent years studying and testing personality traits. The most commonly investigated traits are collectively known as The Big Five. Here …

Inside Out - Dissecting How to Connect With Anyone

March 12th, 2019


11-time Emmy Award winner Nick Nanton has built a network of friends that includes Larry King, Daymond John, Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Peter Diamandis, and a host of other recognizable leaders.

If you want to build a …

Nick Nanton - How to Connect With Anyone and Create Value

March 5th, 2019


11-time Emmy Award winning producer and director, Nick Nanton, runs the world's largest celebrity branding agency. His platform has enabled him to connect with Sir Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Ivanka Trump, Daymond …

Why You Must STOP Avoiding Stress

February 26th, 2019


Listen to this if you think stress is bad...

Scientific research reveals the surprising truth behind what improves our memory and learning capabilities...

And what impact does stress have on our relationships...

Listen …

Inside Out - Sean Conway - Post Show Debate on Burning the Ships

February 19th, 2019


This episode delivers practical applications from the Sean Conway interview. JC and Caleb debate the intensity needed to accomplish your goals.

Sean Conway - How Having Fun Will Help You Achieve Your Goals

February 12th, 2019


Sean Conway had a successful business but felt a longing for something more. So he sold it for a little more than $1.

After a few months of sleeping …

Inside Out - James Lawrence - Post Show Debate on How to Achieve Your Biggest Goals

February 5th, 2019


We're told the value of dreaming big and pursuing massive goals...

So why do we fail to achieve them when we so desperately want them?

JC explores …

Iron Cowboy James Lawrence - How to Achieve the Impossible

January 29th, 2019


James Lawrence, aka the Iron Cowboy, has achieved the impossible.

People laughed when he shared his plan to complete 50 Ironman distance …

Inside Out - Michael Merzenich - Debate on Conditioning Your Brain for Optimal Performance

January 22nd, 2019


NEWS FLASH: Your brain is plastic, and no matter who you are or how old you are, you have the power to change it.

What JC and Caleb cover in this …

Dr. Michael Merzenich - How Understanding Brain Plasticity Can Transform You

January 16th, 2019


Do you believe you can change? How much do you really believe it? And what if someone asked you how to do it?

As it turns out, science has a lot to say about it, and few people can say it with more authority than Dr. …

Inside Out - Kute Blackson - Post Show Debate on How to Live by What You Value

January 15th, 2019


Have you ever NOT done what you really wanted to do?

Have you every wondered WHY you made a poor decision when it seemed so right at the time?

Listen to this!

Your beliefs and values drive your behavior, whether you …

Kute Blackson - Stop Lying to Yourself

January 9th, 2019


Kute Blackson moved to the U.S. from Ghana with little to nothing. Determined to break into the personal development industry he worked tirelessly to learn from the likes of Jim Rohn and Jack Canfield.

Now a bestselling …

Inside Out - Tom Bilyeu - After Interview Debate on Leveraging Identity

December 19th, 2018


Tom Bilyeu made a life-changing switch on what he built his identity around.

What can we learn from the power of constructing your identity? Making the right decision can mean the difference between a life of growth and …

Tom Bilyeu - How to Build an Identity to Create the Life You've Always Wanted

December 18th, 2018


In this episode, Tom Bilyeu shares his now legendary story of how he went from scrounging in his couch cushions for enough change to put gas in his car to the founder of a company that became worth more than a billion …

Inside Out - Noah St. John - Post Interview Debate on How to Live with Passion and Purpose

December 11th, 2018


Although Noah St. John went from attempting suicide to publishing a breakthrough book, he didn't experience a linear rise. Years later, he found …

Noah St. John - How to Hijack Your Brain to Create Success

December 4th, 2018


Growing up dirt poor (literally) in a very wealthy community - the same one as President George Bush - gave Noah St. John two very different perspectives.

His search for success took him from the brink of suicide to a …

Your Culture Defines Your Reality

November 28th, 2018


Think you're an independent high achiever, and you choose your own behavior?

Think again.

As sociologist James Hunter notes, "Culture is the power to …

Inside Out - Chris Voss - Post Interview Debate on Developing Skill and Persuasiveness

November 21st, 2018


How did Chris become one of the best negotiators in the world - and what does a suicide hotline have to do with it?

What are the actual statistics …

Chris Voss - Persuade Anyone Using These Methods

November 20th, 2018


The FBI's lead international hostage negotiator has professors from Harvard to Yale clamoring to learn his methods. Learn why he's so effective at closing any deal.

What is a "calibrated question," and why is it so …

Inside Out - Kristen Ulmer - Post Interview Debate on Leveraging Fear

November 14th, 2018


How you ever felt a twinge of anxiety? Or been stricken by fear?

If you've ever thought to yourself, "I need to face my fears," you NEED to hear this. The most extreme female athlete on the continent shared why this …

Kristen Ulmer - How to Embrace Fear and Accomplish Anything

November 14th, 2018


What does it take to pioneer an extreme sport and watch many of your friends die doing it?

Kristen Ulmer had an intense relationship with fear. For over a decade, she conquered some of the most frightening mountains in …

Inside Out - Wes Chapman - Post Interview Debate on Radical Change and Victim Mindset

November 7th, 2018


What enabled Wes to make such a dramatic change?

How did he go from suicidal and nearly dying to working as a top consultant for Fortune 50 companies?

Wes Chapman - How to Overcome Trauma & Live Superhuman

November 7th, 2018


Suffering unthinkable trauma as a youth, Wes was given a slim chance to live. Doctors said he wouldn't function in society. After attempting suicide …

For High Achievers - Success, Failure, and Stories from Elite Performers

November 7th, 2018


Like learning from those who have mastered their craft? Want to know how to achieve at the highest level?

JC Cross interviews high performers, …

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