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Sports Motivation Podcast

Take control of your sports career and start DOMINATING your competition. The "I'm Not You" Sports Domination Podcast is hosted by Former All American and NFL Running Back Olaniyi Sobomehin aka Niyi Sobo, and he walks you through the specific strategies, habits, and most important MINDSET that you need to take your game to the NEXT level. You'll learn how to master your emotions, how to set goals and crush them, and the mindset of the worlds best athletes so you can get the results you want. This show will feature interviews with NFL, NBA, MLB and Professional Soccer players so you can leverage their experience to reach your sports goals!
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Jan 31, 2017

By far the most cost efficient, and most powerful way to learn, is to READ. It may not be the most appealing habit to stick, but it’s crucial. Consistency always exceeds quantity. No more slacking on this. Today’s episode includes my 90 Day Habit Streak worksheet, as well as a short list of game changing books that you can start, TODAY. Who’s gonna follow through? Day 1 starts NOW!


Episode 126 Time Stamps:

(3:12) Did you really follow through?

(4:52) Consistent reading requires a specific mindset

(5:18) "Every human being has limited willpower"

(8:25) Growth through action upon information learned

(9:51) "The more that I know, the more valuable I am"

(11:22) My strategies, mindset, rules, and guidelines for reading

(12:22) #1: Get really clear on what it is you want, right NOW

(13:42) #2: Determine the areas that you must master

(14:51) #3: Who has mastered this?

(15:45) #4: Discover and buy their books- DON'T THINK TWICE

(18:40) ACTION TIME!

(18:44) Action Step 1: Set goal for YEARLY amount of books to read

(21:37) Action Step 2: Set goal for MONTHLY reading amount

(21:54) Action Step 3: Set goal for WEEKLY reading amount

(22:11) Action Step 4: Set goal for DAILY pages to read

(22:50) The purpose, for this break-down strategy

(23:09) BRAINSTORM all the times you can read, throughout the day

(24:06) Pick (just) ONE time that you will read. You can count on this time.

(24:39) Keep track of reading times that you have followed through on (not the quantity of content read)

(27:07) Why you should set your books in different areas in the house

(27:33) Why you can read as many books at a time, as you'd like

(28:00) As you begin this process, fully complete your book! (Accomplishment)

(29:32) Keep track of all the books you've completed (Documented with completion dates)

(30:55) Be careful of forcing yourself to read books

(33:07) Not a fun book? Not a good fit?

(34:48) Reread GREAT books

(36:58) Your call to ACTION!

BOOKS

Wallace D. Wattles’, “The Science of Getting Rich”

Napoleon Hill’s, “Think and Grow Rich”

T. Harv Eker’s, “Secrets of the Millionaire Mind”

Mark Divine’s, “Way of the Seal”

“How to Do All Things” (Mark-Age)

Ron and Mary Hulnick’s, “Financial Freedom in 8 Minutes A Day”

50 Cent & Robert Greene’s, “50th Law”

DISCOVER

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #126 Blog

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Jan 30, 2017

There’s no need to seek fake validation from others. You know what needs to be done. Stop lying to yourself! Shake the self-doubts and go get it!

Get Ya Mind Right!

Jan 27, 2017

Today’s reality check is a tough one. For my guys… are you FULLY committed to your necessary lifestyle? In which areas are you slacking? Allow me, to be that tough voice in your head. Let’s eliminate ALL excuses. All current excuses and all possible future excuses are GONE. Remember, the world needs you at your best. Aight?! Let’s move!


Episode 125 Time Stamps:

(2:10) Gentlemen, this episode may offend you.

(2:42) A special dedication to, the "man"

(5:45) FEAR is a commonality within us

(8:00) In relation to my life experience

(9:15) Reality check #1: You have a CALLING

(9:58) Reality check #2: Go CLAIM it yourself!

(10:45) Reality check #3: Develop the purpose through ACTION

(12:31) My philosophy: asking God what to do

(13:15) Reality check #4: Explain to your loved ones. Don't back down.

(15:01) Reality check #5: Adopt the "I can have BOTH" mentality

(16:32) Reality check #6: You need to sell your vision to your family

(21:21) Signs, to know that you're slipping...

(21:35) You're slippin, Pt. 1: You're overweight and comfortable

(22:03) You're slippin, Pt. 2: You're STILL working at a job you hate

(22:43) You're slippin, Pt. 3: You're broke and can't afford the necessities

(24:13) You're slippin, Pt. 4: You're more excited for non-beneficial entertainment more than your goals and visions

(24:50) You're slippin, Pt. 5: You're sleeping infrequently

(24:58) The world needs you at your BEST

(26:56) Life after my NFL release | Bringing closure to a dream 

(29:47) The purpose of my harshness today | How I use reality (the importance of it)

(30:53) My challenge to you today: Commit to NEVER making excuses again.

 

DISCOVER

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #125 Blog

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Much love!

 

Jan 24, 2017

Today’s episode stems from a passage that impacted me so heavily… A game changing belief that will alter your perceptions, actions, and drive towards reaching your goals. It’s more than simple gratification. Take action.


Episode 124 Time Stamps:

(2:35) Your reality: What do you think is true?

(6:55) A passage that changed my life: Wallace D. Wattles', "The Science of Getting Rich"

(8:30) GRATITUDE

(9:14) The GOOD things

(10:48) The BAD things

(12:08) That deadly sore-throat...

(17:00) Bill Walsh's, "The Score Takes Care of Itself"

(19:06) My challenge for you (and me)

(19:27) "ALL THINGS CONTRIBUTE TO MY ADVANCEMENT"

(20:50) Events have no meaning.

(22:22) Throwbacks: How to Change Your Beliefs, parts ONE and TWO

 

DISCOVER

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #124 Blog

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Much love!

 

Jan 23, 2017

I’m here to give you that extra push… TODAY. Add that extra load of pressure on yourself. Hit the gym, TODAY. Read a few chapters, TODAY. Work your tail off, TODAY! When the time comes to performance, you’ll be ready. Let’s GO.

Get Ya Mind Right!

Jan 20, 2017

Choosing your goals is of the utmost importance for your growth. However, choosing one that is too “reasonable”, can kill your drive. Expect a push from today’s episode; to choose a goal so out of reach, you gotta maintain HUNGER to go and get it. Big people think BIG. Let’s get it!


Episode 123 Time Stamps:

(2:55) It all started back in 8th grade…

(7:22) If I listened to others, I wouldn’t be talking to you right now.

(9:59) BIG people think BIG!

(12:01) What to do NOW (Thinking more practically)

(12:42) Setting a goal that’s AGGRESSIVE

(13:42) Daily focuses… Think big; act small.

(17:39) What are some of your 2017 goals?

 

DISCOVER

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #123 Blog

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Much love!

 

Jan 17, 2017

Big tasks can be naturally overwhelming, but there’s nothing you can’t tackle. Today’s episode comes as a guide to improve your game, at a fast rate. Take those small steps. Create emotion. Count your victories and keep pushing! Let’s go.


Episode 122 Time Stamps:

(3:25) All progress/change shouldn't be slow and steady

(4:25) "You've gotta BECOME what you want, to GET what you want"

(5:23) Will your competition overcome you with their access to resources?

(6:44) The rate at which you learn is the rate you will receive

(7:08) You may be unsure of how to get it...

(9:12) Infuse training and learning, with EMOTION

(13:28) Red Velvet Cake analogy

(14:16) REASON provides MOTIVE; provides EMOTION

(15:39) "You have no right to ask anyone to do anything without adequate motive" -Napoleon Hill

(16:56) Learning fast, Pt. 1: You must have a PURPOSE/THEME for everything that you do

(17:55) Learning fast, Pt. 2: Before your session, speak your INTENTIONS out loud! | Richard Branson's "Screw It, Let's Do It (Lessons in Life)"

(19:00) Learning fast, Pt. 3: Practice GPS thinking

(19:53) Learning fast, Pt. 4: Practice in SHORT-BURSTS | John Heider's, "Tao of Leadership"

(21:17) Learning fast, Pt. 5: POST-training ANALYSIS

(22:20) Learning fast, Pt. 6: Get yourself a strong TRAINING PARTNER

(23:16) Learning fast, Pt. 7: Using MUSIC and IMAGES

(24:30) Learning fast, Pt. 8: Keep track of all your VICTORIES!

 

DISCOVER

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #122 Blog

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Much love!

 

Jan 16, 2017

If you’ve got a problem that needs fixing, are you willing to do what it takes to get to the solution? Tune in to find out how to avoid being “that guy”, when it comes to commitment.

Get Ya Mind Right!

Jan 13, 2017

I’m beyond blessed to have Todd Durkin on the show today. A true leader fueled by “Inspiring greatness everyday”, Todd is a man of many accomplishments. He’s trained the best of the best, created one of America’s top ten gyms, wrote a best-selling book, and motivates many with his exceptional mindset. Tune in, as we discuss topics such as: the power of environment, making your own choices, counting the short-term wins, maximizing your daily planning, achieving success through risk-taking, and the top characteristics of today’s best athletes. If you don’t have a pen and pad infront of you, well… I’ll wait till you grab a pair.

Episode 121 Time Stamps:

(3:50) With injury, brings purpose

(5:32) Sports don’t define you | Win the DAY, not just the game

(9:04) “Everyone has a life worth telling about”

(11:13) Top 3 traits of the elite athlete: Mindset. Work ethic. Focus. | Todd's "The WOW Book: 52 Ways to Motivate Your Mind, Inspire Your Soul & Create WOW in Your Life!"

(16:56) You and your environment | You have CHOICES

(20:02) Todd’s system for success: “Annual Roadmap and Strategic Plans” | Writing brings CLARITY; clarity precedes GENIUS

(24:52) Strategic color coding for your schedule/calendar

(27:26) A day in the life of Todd Durkin (habits and tips)

(31:38) Leadership by doing what’s right | “A leader of one, a leader of many… If you can’t lead one you can’t lead any”

(31:50) Reverse psychology (Who’s really to blame?)

(37:33) Mirror reflection (Did I do my very best today?) | PRIDE = Personal Responsibility In Daily Efforts

(40:12) 16 inches from your head to your heart (handling bad parental advice)

(43:48) “If you’re not scared, you’re not playing big enough” (taking risks)

(45:24) A few of Todd’s essential reads (links below)

(47:18) How to connect with Todd (links below)

 

 
Jan 10, 2017

Your intensity level is a direct reflection when it comes to training, and game-time performance. Are you a lion in the jungle? Do you bring out the BEAST in the fourth quarter? Or… Do you choke under pressure? Do you show up to practice just to follow orders? Handle today’s episode like a reality check. A thorough self-reflection can snap you out of your slump.


Episode 120 Time Stamps:

(2:13) Introducing, the Get Ya Mind Right Podcast!

(3:53) "If you can't measure it, you can't manage it"

(4:50) Always ON, never off

(6:25) Ranking categories: TRAINING & GAMETIME

(6:45) Your "TRAINING" ranking, from 1-4

(8:43) Your "GAMETIME" ranking, from 1-4

(11:06) How to get your instinct score: T x G = ___

(13:05) Where do YOU stand?

(13:57) Hit me up! Let me know where you're at. (niyi.sobo@gmail.com)

 

DISCOVER

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #120 Blog

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Much love!

 

Jan 9, 2017

Setting resolutions are quick to fade if you aren’t fully focused and aware. Let’s approach this new year with the mentality to improve at all costs. Set goals past your boundaries. A championship is great, but it ain’t a win without progression. Shoutout Alabama’s own, Nick Saban.

Get Ya Mind Right!

Jan 6, 2017

Today’s episode is our most crucial one yet. How to DOMINATE this new year… Have you set a resolution before, only for it to wear off in the next couple months? Has overwhelm caused you to give up? The urgency of this episode ridiculous. Think about how just a few hours of your day can alter the outcome of your entire year… Scratch that- your LIFETIME. Today’s episode requires active listening with full focus, so put the phone down, grab a pen and paper, and let’s get to it!

 

Episode 119 Time Stamps:

(2:35) No plans? Good luck…

(3:06) Brief recap from our mastermind event earlier this week

(6:13) How to actively listen to this episode

(7:35) Brief reality check: You NEED a PLAN!

(9:53) STEP 1: Give yourself a thorough REALITY CHECK


(10:04) 1a: Write down the positive things from 2016
(10:44) 1b: Get thoroughly disgusted with your current situation

(13:31) STEP 2: Putting your life into CATEGORIES | Your life is a business

(15:28) STEP 3: Set the VISION (professionally and personally) | Play some music!

(18:31) STEP 4: Choose your top 5 goals to accomplish this year (single out your #1 pick)

(21:21) STEP 5: Identify current chokeholds in the way of accomplishing goals

(25:02) STEP 6: Identify the game-plan (rough draft “GPS”) | 8 core elements


(26:36) Element 1: Skills to acquire
(27:12) Element 2: Habits to track/monitor
(27:58) Element 3: Systems to implement
(28:42) Element 4: Power moves (one-off actions)
(29:50) Element 5: Relationships to build/create
(30:30) Element 6: Knowledge to learn
(30:47) Element 7: Emotions to make habitual
(32:07) Element 8: Resources to gather and obtain

(33:43) STEP 7: Anticipate problems/challenges before they arise

(38:08) STEP 8: The G-CODE (breaking down your #1 goal even further)


(39:07) Question 1: What is your #1 “MVP” GOAL?
(40:04) Question 2: What STANDARDS must I have to achieve this goal?
(42:28) Question 3: What ACTIONS must I NEVER take?
(42:51) Question 4: What are some BELIEFS I can instil, for CONSISTENT ACTION?
(44:18) Question 5: What must I VALUE the most, to reach my goal?
(45:36) Question 6: What RULES must I make, respond appropriately to failure, frustration, criticism, and doubt?
(47:10) Question 7: What are my current doubts, fears and worries about reaching these goals? (Replace these negatives with positive thoughts, ideas, affirmations, or mantras)

(50:57) STEP 9: Create a GPS for your #1 goal (Refer to Episode 6)

(51:50) GOAL: What do I want?
(51:58) PURPOSE: Why do I do it?
(55:18) STRATEGY: Write down immediate actions (on the left hand side of the worksheet)

(55:55) STEP 10: Quarterly GOALS | 3 month goals, for aggressive progression

(59:53) STEP 11: Settling the internal conflict

(1:04:57) 1: List all the positive results after accomplishment
(1:05:24) 2: What are the things you must sacrifice? Pain points?
(1:08:22) 3: Look at the previous step, then ask yourself, “Why are all these negative things not as bad as they seem?”
(1:10:20) 4: Is staying where you are now, beneficial to your desired lifestyle?
(1:11:32) 5: Why are these benefits actually NOT what I want? What will this cost me?

(1:12:03) Are you really gonna be happier in the long-term?

(1:14:37) DEMAND EXCELLENCE of yourself!

(1:16:41) STEP 12: Write a detailed description of the day in the life of the future YOU, as you move progressively

(1:19:40) PDF Bonus: Target Practice & Morning Mastery

(1:20:32) My goal, is for YOU to become FEARLESS.

 

DISCOVER

PDF: DOMINATE 2017 GAME PLAN

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #119 Blog

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Jan 3, 2017

Anything can happen to you - anytime, anywhere... When it hits the fan, will you be ready? Ignore the urge to say “I’ll handle it when the time comes.” Be an extra step ahead of the game. Be READY!


Episode 118 Time Stamps:

(3:24) How do we become prepared in any and all situations?

(4:30) Positive thinking doesn't always do the trick...

(5:35) Bill Walsh's "The Score Takes Care of Itself"

(8:05) That "I'll handle it, when the time comes" mindset

(9:17) Talent is just not enough

(9:46) My Anticipation Playbook

(10:47) Step 1: Identify potential realities

(11:41) Step 2: Identify the worst-case scenario

(12:34) Step 3: Mitigate. Prevent.

(13:20) Step 4: What's your ideal purpose?

(13:53) Step 5: Prepare!

(14:25) Thinking bigger: "Game time situation"

(17:28) Why people choose not to prepare for the unexpected...

(19:29) Next step: Create your own Anticipation Playbook!

 

DISCOVER

Today's blog post can be found here: Episode #118 Blog

Need a Sports Results Coach?: SRC Program

Additional book: Nick Saban's "How Good Do You Want to Be?"

PDF: Anticipation Playbook



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Much love!

 

Jan 2, 2017

How strong is your belief system? When it comes to achieving the “impossible”, how do you feel? In a world filled with distractions, we must be reminded of our endless opportunities. If you refuse to try, you’ll never know how far you’re really capable of going.

Get Ya Mind Right!

Jan 1, 2017

A special episode, dedicated to each and every one of you. Thank you to those who've left us such heartfelt messages. And for everyone else who shows love... We love you back! Let's take a big step into the new year and keep it pushing!

Much Love,
Niyi

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