Your Superior Self
Find out what motivates thought leaders and how to apply those lessons to your life. Join host Trey Downes as he shares inspiring stories from thought leaders, authors, brilliant business minds and influencers.
info_outline Awkward Marketing - Rachael Kay Albers - Creative Designer 08/12/2019
Awkward Marketing - Rachael Kay Albers - Creative Designer Rachael Kay Albers is the creative director of RKA ink, a creative studio based outside Chicago, Rachael has helped hundreds of thought leaders and visionary entrepreneurs all over the world stand out online without selling their soul or playing the manipulation game.
info_outline One Last Talk- Philip McKernan Inspirational Speaker, Writer & Filmmaker 08/05/2019
One Last Talk- Philip McKernan Inspirational Speaker, Writer & Filmmaker What separates Philip from a lot of coaches, speakers and gurus is originality. He brings new conversations to the table and spends an obscene amount of time thinking and challenging the status quo, instead of simply repackaging business & life hacking strategies. Philip McKernan is a philosopher, a modern day philosopher of the human experience. His pioneering philosophy around SoulSet™ equips and empowers people to uncover their gifts and impact the world.
info_outline From Underdog to Bulldog- Candler Cook- Former UGA Football Player 07/29/2019
From Underdog to Bulldog- Candler Cook- Former UGA Football Player A lifelong Bulldogs fan, Candler decided at age seven that he wanted to play football for the University of Georgia. Despite being only a fourth-string linebacker on his high school squad, he remained laser-focused on his quest. Rejection followed rejection, but he refused to give up, even when others insisted that he’d never make the team. However, with hard work and determination, Candler was able to realize his dream of being a Bulldog.
info_outline Holistic Health and Happiness- Steve Young Holistic Health Coach 07/22/2019
Holistic Health and Happiness- Steve Young Holistic Health Coach Dr. Steve Young's "moonshot" goal is to help a Billion people love their way to building their greatest legacy by providing the tools and systems for success.
info_outline The Long Road to Redemption- Damon West- Author and Motivational Speaker 07/15/2019
The Long Road to Redemption- Damon West- Author and Motivational Speaker Sentenced to 65 years in a Texas prison, Damon West once had it all. He came from a great family, in a home full of God, love, support, and opportunities. A natural born leader, handsome and charming, and a three-year starting quarterback, he appeared to be the all-American.
info_outline The Science Behind Humor- Matt Kazam Humor Scientist & Comedian 07/08/2019
The Science Behind Humor- Matt Kazam Humor Scientist & Comedian With over 30 years’ experience and over 6,500 shows as a stand-up comedian, including over a thousand corporate events, Matt Kazam is THE expert on the science of humor. Matt’s expertise lies in teaching business professional, corporate leaders and sales teams, in every industry, how to develop lighthearted communication skills, transform company culture, and make punch lines improve bottom lines.
info_outline Are You Crazy Enough to Change the World- Devin Thorpe - Champion of Social Good 07/01/2019
Are You Crazy Enough to Change the World- Devin Thorpe - Champion of Social Good As an author, educator, speaker, and founder of the Your Mark on the World Center, Devin has established himself as a champion of social good. Having spoken twice at the United Nations and twice at Johnson & Johnson, among dozens of other engagements, he has a proven track record as a speaker. As a Forbes contributor, with 500 bylines and almost two million unique readers, he has become a recognized name in the social impact arena.
info_outline Helping Humanity Evolve- CEO/ Fellow Human Chris Yoko 06/24/2019
Helping Humanity Evolve- CEO/ Fellow Human Chris Yoko Chris Yoko excels at aligning strategy and execution with goals and objectives, solving unusual problems, and helping to create a remarkable experience. His background encompasses a well-rounded mix of media, sales, marketing, and entrepreneurial experience which enables him to understand and assist clients with challenges and needs across multiple departments. Often featured in media, you may have seen him on MSBNC, or in the Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, and Mashable to name a few.
info_outline Money Doesn't Always Buy Happiness-Former NFL Wife Angela Marshall 06/17/2019
Money Doesn't Always Buy Happiness-Former NFL Wife Angela Marshall Angela Marshall, is a motivational speaker, published bestseller author, columnist, creative consultant, ex-NFL wife and business owner of “In Other Words, By Stone.” Her topics of expertise include but are not limited to; Converting the Downs in Life to Wins, Making Positive Plays Every Day and The Scores That Do Not Count. She teaches, enlightens and shares motivating and transparent topics encouraging struggles to strength.
info_outline Why Being Sincere is So Important in Business- Ian Altman Best-Selling Author 06/10/2019
Why Being Sincere is So Important in Business- Ian Altman Best-Selling Author Organizations call on keynote speaker, Ian Altman to inspire audiences with a modern approach to grow business with integrity. As a CEO for two decades, Altman founded and grew his own business-services and technology companies from zero to over $1 billion in value. This business success, backed by years of researching how customers make decisions, established Ian as a leading authority on accelerating business growth.
info_outline Reaching Beyond Your Boundaries-Don Mann Retired Navy SEAL Team SIX and New York Times Best Selling Author 06/03/2019
Reaching Beyond Your Boundaries-Don Mann Retired Navy SEAL Team SIX and New York Times Best Selling Author Don Mann’s unique story and the lessons he shares during his highly-accredited and very popular presentations come from his colorful and action-packed life as a Navy SEAL, of his experiences competing in some of the world’s most grueling competitions, his experience in the business world and as a New York Times Best Selling Author.
info_outline The Warrior Mom - J. J. Virgin Fitness and Nutrition Expert 05/27/2019
The Warrior Mom - J. J. Virgin Fitness and Nutrition Expert Her latest book, Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience, shows mothers everywhere how to be strong, positive leaders for their families, while exploring the inspirational lessons JJ learned as she fought for her own son's life. JJ hosts the popular JJ Virgin Lifestyle Show podcast, with over 4.5 million downloads and counting. She also regularly writes for Rodale Wellness, Mind Body Green, and other major blogs and magazines.
info_outline You Cannot Fail- Christian Chasmer Entrepreneur 05/20/2019
You Cannot Fail- Christian Chasmer Entrepreneur Christian Chasmer empowers entrepreneurs to build their business with systems that will give them freedom. He works with CEO’s and young entrepreneurs who are out to impact the world in a big way… and he believes they can enjoy their lives while they do it. At 26 years old, this young entrepreneur has already built two successful companies without sacrificing his lifestyle to stress and burnout. The key, he will tell you, is “Systems, systems, systems!”
info_outline Success Follows Humility- Jairek Robbins Lifestyle Entrepreneur 05/13/2019
Success Follows Humility- Jairek Robbins Lifestyle Entrepreneur Jairek’s commitment to bettering humanity and himself began at an early age and was acknowledged with a Congressional Award - Gold Medal. He was awarded the highest honor for accomplishing over 400 hours of community service, 200 hours of personal development, 200 hours dedicated to physical fitness (he ran 2 marathons) and living overseas for an extended period (he lived in Uganda for 4 months volunteering) all within just 24 months. He accomplished all of this before the age of 24.
info_outline Turning Experts into Thought Leaders- Mitchell Levy Global Credibility Expert 05/06/2019
Turning Experts into Thought Leaders- Mitchell Levy Global Credibility Expert Mitchell Levy (pronounced Lee Vee) is The AHA Guy at AHAthat (https://AHAthat.com) who empowers experts, thought leaders, and businesses to share their genius. His superpower is extracting the genius from your head in a two-hour interview so that his team can ghostwrite your book and make you an Amazon bestselling author in four months or less.He is an accomplished Entrepreneur who has created twenty businesses in Silicon Valley including four publishing companies that have published over800 books.
info_outline Life With Passion- Christine McAlister Author/Business Coach 04/29/2019
Life With Passion- Christine McAlister Author/Business Coach Christine McAlister is a business coach, the founder of Life With Passion, and the bestselling author of The Income Replacement Formula: Seven Simple Steps To Doing What You Love And Making Six Figures From Anywhere. She helps high-achievers all over the world to replace their incomes (and then some!) and quit and stay out of their 9-5s, by building businesses out of their passions.
info_outline Enhancing Your Mental Performance- Author Kam Knight 04/22/2019
Enhancing Your Mental Performance- Author Kam Knight Kam Knight is the author of several bestselling books on learning, memory, and productivity. Over the past 15 years, he has dedicated his life to uncovering the secrets of the mind and how to optimize it's performance. In his quest, he left ‘no stone unturned,’ willing to go anywhere and try anything, including working with shamans in the jungle of Amazon, experimenting with psychedelic plants in Africa, visiting ashrams in Asia, and everything in between.
info_outline Living Authentically - Dr. James Kelley Author/Entrepreneur 04/08/2019
Living Authentically - Dr. James Kelley Author/Entrepreneur Dr. James Kelley is the founder and CEO of qChange and the author of the The Crucible’s Gift: Five Lessons from Authentic Leaders Who Thrive in Adversity. qChange specializes in creating behavioral nudges at the point of choice using real time experiments combined with technology. The Crucible’s Gift is based on interviews with 140+ executives that range from Fortune One-hundred companies to entrepreneurs and everything in between.
info_outline A Second Chance at Life - Andre Norman- International Speaker 04/01/2019
A Second Chance at Life - Andre Norman- International Speaker Andre Norman Bio
info_outline Never Lose Hope- Jamie Hope, MD/Author 03/25/2019
Never Lose Hope- Jamie Hope, MD/Author Dr. Jaime Hope is an attending physician in Emergency Medicine at Beaumont Health's Royal Oak campus; a large Level 1 Trauma Center, tertiary care and academic facility. She is an Assistant Professor at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and enjoys teaching in the classroom as well as at the bedside. She graduated from Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine and is a loyal Spartan fan!
info_outline The Value of a Mentor - Zachary Beach Real Estate Investing Expert/Coach 03/18/2019
The Value of a Mentor - Zachary Beach Real Estate Investing Expert/Coach Zach is part of the Smart Real Estate Coach Family, located in Newport, Rode Island. He is a successful real estate investor completing over 100 deals in under 3 years, and he continues to buy and sell the property without using his own cash, credit, or investor's money.
info_outline No Longer Living Your Life in Fear- Jon Gordon - Author/Speaker 03/11/2019
No Longer Living Your Life in Fear- Jon Gordon - Author/Speaker Jon Gordon's best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. He is the author of 16 books including 6 best-sellers: The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First, The Power of Positive Leadership and his latest The Power of a Positive Team.
info_outline Escape from Cubicle Nation- Pamela Slim Author/Coach 03/04/2019
Escape from Cubicle Nation- Pamela Slim Author/Coach Pamela Slim is an award-winning author, speaker and small business strategist.
info_outline How to Do What You Love- Dr. Richard Shuster 02/28/2019
How to Do What You Love- Dr. Richard Shuster Dr. Richard Shuster is a licensed clinical psychologist and altruism expert. He hosts The Daily Helping with Dr. Richard Shuster: Food for the Brain, Knowledge from the experts, Tools to Win at Life, a top personal development podcast which is regularly downloaded in over 100 countries. On his podcast, Dr. Shuster interviews world-renowned thought leaders and influencers who educate and inspire through their stories, expertise, and passion for helping make a difference in the lives of others.
info_outline Our Mission as Men- Dave Martak and Adam Ragan 02/18/2019
Our Mission as Men- Dave Martak and Adam Ragan In celebration of my 50th episode, I feature two of my biggest influencers in life, Dave Martak and Adam Ragan. Life has always been my favorite subject to discuss and in this episode that's exactly what we talk about. From our definition of a man to our dying words to our children. This episode goes deep and to the core of what men should really be discussing, and I'm proud to have these conversations with two men that I hold in high regard.
info_outline It's Okay to Ask For Help- CEO Barbara Turley 02/11/2019
It's Okay to Ask For Help- CEO Barbara Turley Barbara is an investor and entrepreneur with a keen interest in scalable business models, systems, processes and automation, content marketing and the power of inspired and empowered teams. Today she is an investor, entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of The Virtual Hub - a business she started by accident that exploded in the space of 12 months to become one of the leading companies that recruits, trains and manages virtual assistants in the digital marketing and social media space.
info_outline Finding Happiness After a Fateful Decision - T.M.Hoy / Author 02/04/2019
Finding Happiness After a Fateful Decision - T.M.Hoy / Author It was at his villa in Chiang Mai where a friend murdered a woman in T.M. Hoy's house and he made the fateful decision to help cover it up instead of going to the police. He spent the next 5 years in Bangkok's notorious Bang Kwang Central Prison and an additional 11 years in the U.S. prison system. T.M. Hoy shares his story with us today on Your Superior Self, and how he has found lasting happiness after living in Hell on earth.
info_outline Crushing Your Ego and Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone- Damion Lupo / Yokido Founder and Best Selling Author 01/28/2019
Crushing Your Ego and Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone- Damion Lupo / Yokido Founder and Best Selling Author Best Selling Author in personal finance and
info_outline Your Last Bad Day, Shift Creating Better Tomorrows- Michael O'Brien Author/Coach 01/21/2019
Your Last Bad Day, Shift Creating Better Tomorrows- Michael O'Brien Author/Coach Before launching into his coaching career, Michael experienced a life-altering event that ruptured his worldview. On July 11th, 2001, he was struck head-on by a speeding SUV while out on a training bike ride. Now, Michael considers it his Last Bad Day and shares his journey from being a human doer to a human being in his best-selling memoir, Shift: Creating Better Tomorrows and donates all the proceeds to the World Bicycle Relief.