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Rock Thomas Motivational Speaker, Author, Podcaster and an Amazing Human

The Beauty of life is that we all have different stories, we all have separate roads to travel on, and we all learn separate lessons from life. These lessons that we learn from life help us in personal development and make us a better more focused human being. Often, these worthy lessons come in the form of challenges. These challenges provide us the opportunity to do something difficult and something we are uncomfortable with but all of that ultimately brings so much goodness in our life.  Today’s guest, Rock Thomas, is an entrepreneur whose childhood challenges proved for him a “blessing in disguise”. Rock learnt very hard lessons in his early age which led him toward the field of personal development.

Rock Thomas is an entrepreneur, coach, and founder of M1 Mastermind group. He helps people with their personal development journey to create success in every area of their life. He has recently helped over 55 people attain millionaire status and helped many individuals to become financially independent. He also studied Robbins, T. Harv Eker, Deepak Chopra, Caroline Myss, and many more leaders. He has written 3 books (The power of your identity, Your epic life blueprint, and Epic life planner) and also running his own podcast show.

What You will Learn from this Episode:

In today’s podcast, Rock is sharing his views on variety of topics related to personal development. Rock is talking about his rough and tough childhood, what lessons he learnt from his childhood, his drug history and how he stopped it, and his entrepreneurial journey. Moreover, he is discussing how difficult times helps in personal development, why people think they are not good enough, how to overcome self doubt and stop relying so much on people’s opinion about you, why is it important to stop solving everyone’s problems and learn to say “no”, how to choose right people to surround yourself with, how your one difficult step can bring you so many opportunities, and how your perspective determines how your brain processes. There is lot more in today’s episode, so tune in for answers to these questions.

The Episode Timeline:

[00:00] – Introduction of Rock Thomas.

[01:10] – Challenging childhood of Rock and what it taught him.

[04:14] – Early life work of Rock.

[05:47] – How to overcome stigma of “I am not good enough”.

[08:53] – What’s the problem with “fixing everyone’s problem all the time”?

[14:52] – Drug history of Rock and how he quiet it during his entrepreneurial journey.

[17:44] – My journey of personal development. What changed my life’s direction?

[19:03] –Rock’s online entrepreneurial school, his work, and story of his entrepreneurial journey.

 [25:43] – Why to surround yourself with like minded people?

[26:24] – My story: Being comfortable with being uncomfortable. How great things often hide behind one difficult step that you sometime don’t want to take.

[28:05] – Overview of Rock’s 1st book: “The power of your identity”.

[29:52] - Overview of Rock’s 2nd book: “Your epic life blueprint”.

[31:31] – Detrimental effects of phrase “Don’t talk to stranger”.

[33:29] - Overview of Rock’s 3rd book: “Epic life planner”.

[34:42] – Where you can find these 3 books of Rock?

[35:31] – Rock’s coaching events for his master mind groups.

[39:46] – How changing perspective, to see things, impacts your life positively?

[41:01] – What is alopecia and how Rock attracted this disease?

[43:42] – What is the most impactful thing Rock has leant from his life so far?

[46:26] – How to choose who to spend your time with?

[50:55] – Rock’s advice to those who think they are not good enough.

[54:27] –Rock’s website to access his material.

[54:53] – Concluding remark of Rock about his legacy.

Golden Nuggets from Episode:

  • We want to live full adventures life and don’t want to wait for the age of 65 to do really cool things. In order to achieve that you must create passive income vehicles; you cannot trade time for money forever.” - Rock Thomas
  • You need to be spending 30min a day at putting something intelligent in your brain not just TV/radio and you need to set some goals, have a plan and execute them. - Rock Thomas
  • You need to be able to reframe things when things go bad and you need to be able to increase your net worth not just your cash flow and develop assets.” - Rock Thomas
  • Be intentional about choosing people to spend time with; find out what their values are and then hangout with them.” - Rock Thomas
  • Surround yourself with great people that are going to encourage you.” - Rock Thomas
  • When you get like-minded people together, stuff that can happen is just unreal - Corey Barrier
  • When negative people are around you they are just your teacher. You have to decide to what level you want to graduate their lessons. - Rock Thomas
  • Your ability to say “yes” to things that are just outside of your reach is going to cause you to find courage and make you feel alive. Saying “yes” gets you into the conversation of possibility and most people say “no” because they don’t know the “how”, so they miss out on ton of opportunities. Remember that your “yes” can turn out to be a great opportunity” - Rock Thomas
  • Saying “yes”, trusting your intuition, and then figuring out the details and hows later is what allow you to continuously be in growth mode and get opportunities.” - Rock Thomas
  • Your perspective determines how your brain processes. - Corey Barrier
  • Our brain shuffles negative experience to the top of the brain and replay them over and over again and if you don’t consciously have practices of visualization, gratitude, and rituals then “I am not enoughness” rear its ugly head as a way to protect you from being embarrassed, humiliated, shamed, looking stupid, etc. So its work in process and it’s what we call personal development.- Rock Thomas
  • There are so many gifts in doing what is difficult in life instead of what we try to do these days, we are trying to make things so easy, so people don’t become a better version of themselves and they miss the whole point.”- Rock Thomas


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