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THE GURU With Howard Falco

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What are the secrets and the truly effective wisdom that leads to happiness, success, and breakthrough personal results? So many are looking for these powerful answers. Author and mental strength expert Howard Falco has found that those fascinating answers and the empowerment they bring are always … read more


Keys to Unlocking and Living Your Best Life with Tommy Baker

This week on THE GURU, Howard Falco is joined by a good friend of his, Tommy Baker. Tommy is what one would call a ‘Super Coach;’ he helps visionaries, entrepreneurs, and leaders turn their dreams into reality. His no-nonsense style of coaching cuts to the truth of what it takes to truly get to the next level. He has been featured in Entrepreneur, Forbes, and Influencer Magazine.


In addition to working with his clients, Tommy also hosts his own podcast, Resist Average, where he has deep and transformational conversations with the world’s leaders, CEOs, visionaries, and spiritual teachers. With millions of downloads and over 100+ episodes and counting, Resist Average is helping thousands of people live their best lives. He’s also the author of the successful book, The 1% Rule: How to Fall in Love with the Process and Achieve Your Wildest Dreams. His newest book, Hustlers & Seekers: How To Crush It And Find Fulfillment Without Losing Your Mind, is due to come out in December 2021.


In this conversation, Tommy shares key insights on how to live your best life, shifts that you can make today to be able to perform at your very best, mistakes to avoid that often stop people from achieving what they want in this world, and strategies from top-performing entrepreneurs that he has personally coached.


It is no exaggeration to say that Tommy lives his life every day with the same passion and energy that he imbues in his clients. Stay tuned for today’s episode and don’t miss out on any of Tommy’s invaluable insight and key strategies.


Key Takeaways

[:49] About today’s guest, Tommy Baker.

[2:17] Howard welcomes Tommy Baker to the podcast!

[3:35] The magic in repetition when it comes to truth, inspiration, and wisdom.

[5:54] The importance of integrity and intention.

[7:36] In all the coaching that Tommy has done over the years, what does he think is the #1 key for living one’s best life?

[12:36] Tommy shares what drives him every single day to get up and do the work that he does.

[19:29] Why you don’t always have to be “doing” to keep up and why letting go is the key to getting ahead.

[23:05] Where to find Howard Falco’s books online.

[24:00] What drove Tommy to want to coach people to be their best selves.

[28:22] Tommy share’s his thoughts on the “hack culture” of today’s world.

[35:54] The biggest shift that Tommy made in his thinking that changed his life.

[38:21] Tommy’s insights on what often stops people from achieving what they want, and what you can do as a coach to help people overcome these obstacles.

[43:34] This podcast is sponsored by the 8Wisdom Foundation.

[44:14] Tommy’s insights and key takeaways from the best performers that he has personally coached.

[49:00] Fear is always a part of taking action.

[50:29] About Tommy’s newest book, Hustlers & Seekers.

[59:59] Where to get Tommy’s new book and find him online!

[1:00:51] Howard thanks Tommy for joining the podcast.


Mentioned in this Episode

Resist Average Academy

Tommy’s Instagram: @Tommy_ResistAverage

Resist Average Podcast

Hustlers & Seekers: How To Crush It And Find Fulfillment Without Losing Your Mind, by Tommy Baker

The 1% Rule: How to Fall in Love with the Process and Achieve Your Wildest Dreams, by Tommy Baker

Resist Average Podcast Ep. 145: “Your Dreams Will Require Relentless Faith with Howard Falco”

Resist Average Podcast Ep. 54: “Discovering the Power of Who You Really Are with Howard Falco”


About Your Host | Howard Falco

Howard Falco is an author and expert on self-empowerment and mindfulness. He is a mental strength coach to college and professional athletes and those looking for next-level results. His books are: I AM: The Power of Discovering Who You Really Are and Time in a Bottle: Mastering The Experience of Life. His work offers the deepest and most powerful awareness available on self-creation and the mindset for optimal success.


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