Mark Shapiro

Episode 202 - December 25, 2018


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"Take pride in how far you've come. Have faith in how far you'll go."


This is Mark's way of saying goodbye to the passing year and ringing in the new. For some, the new year is an arbitrary date that holds no real significance. For others, it can be a truly life-changing moment of renewal. What it means for you is entirely in your hands. Every moment, including the arrival of the new year, is a new moment to choose who you want to be.


If you're ready to check in with yourself and prepare for the best year yet, tune in to Mark's latest solo round: Episode 202 of Are You Being Real!  He gets real about his biggest challenges and most surprising moments of success in 2018, why 'perspective' was so crucial for this year, what he's setting his sights on for 2019, and he also shares a framework on how you can assess your own check in with yourself for a brighter future!


May you have the happiest of holidays full of realness and joy!


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Show Notes:

-Why 2018 was a year of ups and downs for Mark.

-The benchmarks Mark had set for the year and how they turned out.

-Mark's biggest frustrations and biggest reasons to celebrate of 2018.

-Biggest lessons of 2018 and why 'perspective' was so important for Mark this year.

-Things Mark had to let go of this year.

-Mark's goals, intentions, and biggest opportunities for growth in 2019.

-Mark shares the mission statement of LoveBomb, his upcoming app.

-What 'LYFE' means and the role it will play in 2019.

-Mark's parting words for 2018.


Things to Check Out:
• Ajit Nawalkha's book: The Book of Coaching: For Extraordinary Coaches

Episode Quotes

"We can't control external results, we can only control our effort and our drive."


"Life is not all rainbows and unicorns. We have days where it's sunny, we have days where it's cloudy, and that's just perfectly normal in life."


"Honoring feelings is incredibly important."


“Winning is more than a pedigree. It's an approach to life.”


"Take pride in how far you've come. Have faith in how far you'll go."


"Every moment is a new moment to choose who you want to be."