080: Attracting Coaches to Increase Productivity with Ronsley Vaz

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On this episode of Build Your Network, Host Travis Chappell interviews Ronsley Vaz, speaker, author, marketer and podcaster.

Here’s what Travis and Ronsley discuss in this episode:

  • About Ronsley Vaz:
    • He’s reached over four million listeners.
    • His business highlights that conversions in business comes from conversations.
      • Uses podcast, audiobooks, extraction cycles.
    • Excited about having more structure in his life.
      • Last year was growth focused.
      • He goes all out or nothing at all and finding a middle ground is a learning process.
    • What’s one of the most difficult things you’ve encountered?
      • Had a big professional, emotional and mental growth spirt when the first We Are Podcast happened.
      • He’s had to learn about what the market thinks the hard way.
      • His first business was a failure.
        • Had to learn business skills on the fly.
        • There’s a lot of failure that happens in every business venture, you have to accept that that’s what you signed up for.
      • Ronsley and his wife were three days from having an eviction notice.
        • If he didn’t have the right people around him, his character could break.
        • We tend to follow a pack.
          • We find a way to level up if we’re surrounded with good people.
        • What was the mindset as you’re about to lose your house?
          • He’d had like five or six jobs in a few months
          • You need money to sustain whatever life you want to live.
          • The key is to sleep on a mat that you can afford.
            • It’s important to do that basics:
              • Make sure there’s money coming in.
            • People lose the practicality of entrepreneurship because it’s become the “cool” thing to do.
            • There will come a time when your will, values, and grit will be tested.
              • You have to structure parts of your day to make sure you’re on flow.
              • The most successful entrepreneurs have training they do day in and day out.
            • What’s the key to seeing success long-term?
              • The right people.
                • It all comes down to who you hang out with.
                • Hang out with people who you want your life to be like.
              • Do you believe that what you know or who you know is more important, and why?
                • It’s both what you know and who you know.
                • There’s no silver bullet
                • You must be absolutely authentic, without making justifications for why you do something.
                • The journey is more how you can improve as a person, it’s about self-discovery and self-awareness.
                • Personal development is about becoming the person you need to become in order to take the actions you need to take to make your goals happen.
                • There’s no shortage of information, just a lack of execution.
                • Entrepreneurship is a great life, it’s just not a comfortable one.
              • What’s the balance between learning and implementation?
                • Pay attention to how you’re feeling.
                • If you feel like you’ve taken in too much information, then stop.
                  • You will know if you’re avoiding execution, ask yourself what you’re avoiding.
                • Pushing through something is a very masculine way of doing something, sometimes it’s not the best idea.
                • If you know you want to do something, then as quickly as possible create a rhythm to support it.
                  • The more rituals you can create allows you space to think.
                • Throughout your career, how important have mentorships and masterminds been to your career?
                  • He’s always looked for mentors that matched values.
                  • Through the journey he’s realized how important any sort of coach is.
                    • A small correction on something in your life, even something small, can have a compounding effect in the future.
                  • What do you get coaches for?
                    • Business coaching
                    • Naturopath
                    • Personal trainer
                    • Climbing coach
                    • He has enough regularity with coaches that he can implement things outside the coaching.
                    • There are so many ways you can deliver value to a student who’s willing to learn, it’s more important than 1-1 time with a coach.
                  • How do you attract the right coaches and mentors?
                    • He guards his time more than anything else.
                    • He doesn’t care as much for money as he does for time and who he spends that time with.
                    • He spends a lot of time on introspection.
                      • Thinks “what did I do to help contribute to that?”
                      • He has a lot of great things that happens to him, he introspects that after the fact.
                    • Why doesn’t he attract on purpose?
                      • It’s the way you look at the world and how the world responds back to you.
                      • You need to find the balance between the masculine and feminine ways of living.

The Random Round:

  • What profession other than your own do you think it would be fun to attempt?
    • Musician, possibly orchestral.
  • If you could sit on a park bench for an hour with anyone past or present, who would it be?
    • Stephen Jarrad – captain of the liverpool football club
  • How do you like to learn best, books, blogs, podcasts or video?
  • One of your favorite audio books?
    • The Obstacle is the Way
    • Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself
  • Give us a glimpse of your morning routine?
    • Wake up at 4:30
    • Loose first half hour
    • At 5am turns on the kettle and meditates for 10 minutes
    • Gets tea and writes in journal
    • Stretch for 10 minutes
    • Move for another 10 minutes
    • Whole hour workout
    • Shower and begin the day
  • What is your go-to pump up song:
    • Don’t’ have one
  • What are you not very good at?
    • Executing
  • Find him online on Facebook in groups and his profile.

Tweetable Quotes:

  • People lose the practicality of entrepreneurship because it’s become the “cool” thing to do.
  • Personal development is about becoming the person you need to become in order to take the actions you need to take to make your goals happen.
  • Entrepreneurship is a great life, it’s just not a comfortable one.

Resources Mentioned:

Buildyournetwork.com– Podcast website

BYN.media/fb – Facebook Group

Castbox

Ronsley.com.au

We Are Podcast

The Obstacle is the Way

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself

 

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