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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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Apr 27, 2018

What thoughts come to mind when you hear the word, "perfection"? It's a heavy word, and it carries expectations with it. Few benefits may come with being detail-oriented, but it's quite dangerous to consider yourself to be a "perfectionist". Tune in to this episode to find out why, and how you can overcome a lifestyle driven by this attitude. We're breaking it down to a science today, folks. Have a pen handy, and let's go!

Time Stamps:

(2:18) Special iTunes review shoutout to Dan Villarreal. I appreciate you and your support! 

(5:06) The portrayal of being a "perfectionist"

(6:10) A personal, NFL story on the New Orleans Saints

(9:00) Associating with pain or pleasure

(15:36) Attacking the perfectionist attitude

(15:53) 1: Understand the difference between high standards and perfectionism

(16:36) 2: Create a new standard; a new philosophy around failure/success/challenges

(18:18) 3: No longer associate yourself as a "perfectionist"

(18:54) 4: WRITE down every mistake you've ever made (that you can remember) | associate pleasure with your mistakes!

(23:41) 5: Praise yourself for your effort

(28:16) 6: Have a face-face conversation with your parents

(31:21) 7: Approach your goals/results as if you are a scientist | use the scientific method!

(35:07) MAJOR beliefs that have helped me through the years...

Apr 25, 2018

Throwing it back to the very first Books and Bars of the Sports Motivation Podcast! Enjoy!

Apr 24, 2018

One of the most downloaded episodes of the Sports Motivation Podcast. For those who have joined the movement recently, this is for you. This is a next level mentality. Take notes and enjoy.

Time Stamps:

(1:20) Introduction: This episode is explicit

(4:18) The "DGAF" mentality

(5:18) I’m thankful for my childhood, and all the obstacles that stood in my way

(6:20) Shoutout to Frederick Douglass

(8:25) Shoutout to my POPS

(10:53) Pt. 1: You have to find someone who doesn’t give a [hoot]

(14:02) Pt. 2: Confront your fears

(15:53) Pt. 3: Take risks

(18:57) Fortune favors the BOLD.

(19:12) Pt. 4: Create a mindset that makes you immune to failure.

(22:38) Habits never die, but they are replaceable.

(25:13) Pt. 5: Move before you’re ready.

(27:30) Plato’s “The Republic”

(28:32) Pt. 6: Organize your life.

(33:53) Pt. 7: Connect to [your] God each day.

(36:20) The opposite of this mindset…

(38:50) If this episode was offensive, don’t say I didn’t warn y’all!

(40:23) If you believe me, go “DO IT!” *Shia LeBeouf voice*

 

Apr 20, 2018

You ever been killing it in the gym or towards a goal, and then your results slow up? It's funny how easy motivation can wane when you don't see tangible results. You and I both know that you're not always going to see crazy results, especially the more advanced you get. Gains get harder and harder to come by. But how do you stay a killer even when the results slow up? I break it down in this episode.

 

Time Stamps:

(1:22) 220lbs, lean, and shredded, is my goal

(3:35) Stagnation

(6:12) New results take a new level of thinking

(8:04) The Mental Checklist

(8:14) Notice the progress you’ve made

(9:12) Acknowledge how far you are from the goal now

(10:42) Eliminate peer comparisons

(11:46) Get in touch with your extreme mentor

(13:48) Raise your standard

(15:42) What new extremes can you take on?

(16:31) Step your game up!

Apr 18, 2018

One of the greatest rappers of all time breaks down the mindset that leads to dropping classics versus being a one-hit wonder. This applies to any high performer and is one of the most difficult things to do. Listen to Nas tell it.

Apr 17, 2018

A lot of soft people who need to hear this episode. If your feelings hurt, then this episode was exactly for you. Let's hope it leads to fewer selfies, less time binging on Netflix, fewer conversations about all that's unfair in the world and more action towards creating value for yourself, your families, and the world. Take a listen, I'm sure you'll be implicated in some way. Warning: I blacked out about 5 mins in. Enjoy.

 

(1:22) Am I a Millenial?

(3:00) I have questions for you

(3:42) What type of impact are you having on others?

(3:56) Are you struggling financially?

(4:43) Are you working for someone else and don’t like it?

(5:07) How many people would be at your funeral?

(9:11) The Millennial Mindset

(13:08) #1: Nobody cares about you

(14:31) #2: You don’t deserve anything except what you have

(16:16) #3: You are not that valuable

(18:19). #4: You are lazy and soft

(20:45) #5: You are a follower

(21:19) #6: Your opinion doesn’t matter

(24:32) #7: You idolizing everyone else

(30:45) You will win if you are patient

(32:48) What you should do now

(37:07) www.imnotyou.com/ki

Apr 13, 2018

It's inevitable. You will grow and friends and family will begin to act weird. Then you will be faced with decisions about what to do next. Worry about them, try to help change them, or leave them alone. In this episode, I answer a question live from one of my clients in the Killer Instinct Coaching program on how to handle this situation.

 

Time Stamps:

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast

(2:20) A live Q&A call answer to share with you all

(3:18) David's question

(4:26) www.imnotyou.com/ki

(6:30) Different reactions from people when you start to grow

(12:52) What Jesus did well

Apr 11, 2018

Find out from one of the most successful NFL coaches of all time exactly what sets apart the great coaches from the ones who get fired after a couple seasons.

Apr 10, 2018

It's easy to be motivated at the beginning of a goal or when things are going well...but what happens when resistance sets in and you lose your drive? What happens when your teammates aren't as motivated as you and it starts to weigh on you? In this episode, I break down how to attack that problem, get to the root cause, and get back on your grind. Because that's what needs to happen.

 

Time Stamps:

 

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!

(1:40) www.imnotyou.com/request

(3:20) I  can relate to Michael in many ways, thank you for emailing me

(4:45) Leading people is difficult

(6:30) Story from my firefighting days

(8:15) Establish or re-establish the goal

(9:15) Analyze the purpose behind the goal

(11:34) The Michael Jordan Strategy

(13:30) Focus on a problem that lights you up

(14:38) Gain clarity

(15:39) Change your environment 

    

 

Apr 6, 2018

Are you happy with the way you look? Your position on your team? The money in your bank account? Most people give up on the finish line and bull themselves into thinking they don't want the goal, money, or body they really want. This cannot be you. Take a listen and get inspired to re-engage on what you really want in life.

 

Time Stamps:

 

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast

(1:30) Let me start off by asking you a couple of questions

(3:06) Story Time!

(7:17) If you could make it happen, would you?

(8:05) Are you jealous if someone has what you want?

(14:06) Determine your goal

(16:34) Look at yourself in the mirror and realize how soft you’ve been and feel the pain

(17:22) Create a plan and execute

(18:02) Learn from failure

(20:16) READ!

(23:29) An example from a call I had

(31:03) Do not Settle

(31:34) My daughter Rylee     

(35:47) Dave Asprey and The Bulletproof Diet 

Apr 4, 2018

I break down a powerful clip from Tony Horton's book on the need to be consistent in all that is required from you and the consequences of being unreliable and inconsistent.

Apr 3, 2018

How do you prepare yourself to actually perform when it's time to? How do you put yourself in a position to actually dominate when it matters most? I break the formula down in this episode.

 

Time Stamps:

 

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast

(2:18) Shoutout to Sarah!

(4:17) #1: Laser-like clarity on your vision

(5:14) #2: Set 3-6 month outcomes

(6:08) #3: Identify high-performance targets  

(7:11) #4: Create a daily game plan to get better

(7:46) #5: Measure Improvements

(8:03) #6: Track your emotions

(9:22) #7: Create new emotional recipes

(10:08) www.imnotyou.com/ki

(11:13) #8: Put yourself in high-pressure situations frequently

(13:13) #9: Be Compassionate to yourself

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