Welcome, Tom Bilyeu to the Sports Motivation Podcast! Tom is the Co-founder of Quest Nutrition, host and founder of Impact Theory (a for-profit media company), and a professional speaker on mindset. In this interview, we talk about Tom’s beginnings, his mindset for success, his company's "G-Code", and the chokeholds that many early entrepreneurs have (and how to deal with them). Get the most out of today’s interview with active listening and focused note-taking. As always, be sure to check out the resources listed in the show notes.
(1:21) Welcome to the Sports Motivation Podcast, Tom!
(2:40) Tom’s Story
(5:36) The breakthroughs Tom received after studying the mind
(9:44) Breaking away from the security of comfort towards the unknown of entrepreneurship
(12:10) BOOK: Carol Dweck, “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success”
(13:04) Tom’s quest for financial gain
(22:20) Tom on self-compassion
(24:26) BOOK: Tim Grover, “Relentless”
(26:37) Quest’s G-Code #2 “Personal Growth is the highest priority of all Team-Quest members”
(29:11) Quest’s G-Code #5 & #6 “You can do anything you set your mind to without limitation. #5 is a lie but it is an empowering lie. We do and believe that which empowers us.”
(32:02) “Do and believe that which moves you towards your goals.”
(33:11) Quest’s G-Code #9 “Quest is a safe place to make mistakes.”
(34:41) “Your current skill set has already taken you as far as it’s going to take you.”
(36:43) BOOK: Robert Greene “The 50th Law”
(37:55) Successful actions of Quest Nutrition that made them successful
(40:02) Common social media philosophies that are misunderstood
(43:09) How Tom has changed his environment to foster growth
(48:17) Tom’s personal belief system
(51:09) Impact Theory’s best interviews
(54:57) Chokeholds of today’s entrepreneur
(58:17) Tom's current gameplan!
CONNECT WITH TOM
Impact Theory Website: www.impacttheory.com