Whats Up Creative Hustlers! Steven & Melissa Here.
Today we’ll be talking with Mike Goncalves. Mike’s on a mission to teach entrepreneurs how to leverage exercise in order to push past their limiting beliefs, fears, and self doubt in order to achieve and succeed in both health and entrepreneurship.
[01:13] What’s Up Mike. Ready to get hustling?
[01:44] Mike became an entrepreneur because his grandfather was one too!
[03:00] Why Mike wanted to be like his grandpa!
[03:30] Mike was a poor student, but always found himself when he was playing outside.
[04:00] How Mike turned his business into focused on being healthy.
[05:13] What exactly is Mike? Physical Trainer? Health Coach?
[06:15] Mike left CA, and transitioned his business to a virtual health coaching business addressing their mindset.
[07:20] Mike is a health and wellness strategist.
[08:35] Mike has been working with people over 10 years now, and has so much more experience.
[09:35] Everyone has the ability to crush it, but that’s suppressed by the way the world is.
[10:50] Barbara Benedict helped Mike realized how he was better than he thought.
[11:30] Mike wants to help others the way Barbara helped him.
[12:20] Confidence as an entrepreneur.
[13:45] Mike isn’t giving you the plan, until your mind is in the right place. Wellness Bucket addresses the healthy mindset.
[14:30] Adjust your mental blueprint, and everything else will follow.
[16:20] You gotta pour blood, sweat & tears to launch your business.. Literally.
[16:55] The most challenging part of Mike’s #CreativeHustler lifestyle.
[17:35] Mike struggles to keep the blinders on and keep focused.
[17:55] Society is overstimulated now, so many things are bombarding you.
[19:00] Mike’s tips for staying focused, and being a product of his habits.
[19:25] By being a product of your habits, you set yourself up for being successful.
[20:30] Mike keeps himself in his state. Podcasts while cooking, 10 minute motivation video while eating lunch.
[21:15] How Mike balances his passion with burnout. All in for a few hours, so you can relax with loved ones.
[22:23] The difference of being busy vs. being productive ,and the importance of setting intentions.
[23:30] It feels good to check things off the to-do list, but focus on what you want your outcome to be, and choose those tasks.
[24:25] You need to put yourself into a situation where you are always moving forward.
[25:13] Except the fall, and prepare to get up really fast.
[26:45] Five to Thrive: Exercise, Stretching, Food/Nutrition, Hydration, Sleep
[27:10] What helps you get your champion mindset?
[27:40] If you don’t have 5 minutes, you don’t have life. Leverage your activity to give you a champion mindset.
[28:37] Get in the car and drive! Baby steps make giant leaps for entrepreneurs.
[29:13] It’s not the two hour Saturday workout, it’s the 10 minutes of burpees and pushups every day.
[29:50] Mike would do all his mistakes again because it brought him to today, but the mistake of spending 20,000 on a business that failed helped him fall in love with entrepreneurship
[30:50] Mike was focused on making a dollar, instead of making a difference.
[32:50] The focus on making a difference first, and making the dollars second is so important.
[34:00] A. Rod did it for the money, but Derek Jeter who did it to make a difference. Their legacies are so different.
[35:10] The ultimate failure is success without fulfillment, but Mike thinks ultimate failure is success without your health.
[37:07] If Mike could grab a glass of wine with any #CreativeHustler, Mike would pick Jim Rohn.
[40:00] Mike loves who he is becoming, and is ready to continue to be the best version he can be.
[41:00] We don’t need to follow the plan of the older generations. We need to follow our own.
[43:35] Once one person broke the 4-minute mile, then many others do it. Once someone does something impossible, others start to consider it.
[44:30] It’s not just possible for others, it’s possible for YOU!
[44:50] Mike, tell everyone how they can get in touch with you and where you live on the internet?
[45:45] Melissa’s Moment of Hustle