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124: Ryan Smith | Separating Emotions From Experiences
Episode 12416th July 2021 • The Success Finder Podcast • Brandon Straza
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Ryan Smith is the founder of The Advisor where he uses his mental performance skills to help executives, entrepreneurs, and professional athletes take their careers to the next level. 

In this episode, he talks about working on your business versus working in your business. He also explains to us how he helps his clients understand the current sphere of an already existing network, and dives into how we are able to separate our emotions from our specific experiences throughout our life. Check it out! 


[00:01 – 02:34] Opening Segment

  • I introduce our guest, Ryan Smith 
  • Connect with our guest. See links below.

[02:35 – 12:30] Ryan Smith’s Learning Journey and Masterminds

  • Ryan Smith’s change in learning from his early years vs today
  • Learned more through experience than college
  • Difference between working on and working in your business
  • Ryan’s Coaches, Mentors, and Masterminds
  • How masterminds helped Ryan’s Get Unstuck and Re-Set

[12:31 – 24:55] Self-Education and Ryan’s Experience

  • The parallels of self-education and standard education
  • What to expect when you invest in yourself and work with Ryan
  • A success story from people who worked with Ryan
  • Taking the emotion out of an action

[24:56 – 48:25] Defining Success

  • Ryan’s definition of success 
  • Be flexible on how you’re going to achieve the success
  • Exciting things in store for Ryan 
  • Actionable Items/Tips from Ryan
  • Pick one book and implement it
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes:

“When you’re working on the business, you are actually doing things that are helping you to apply it, to grow it, to learn from it, to change it, to whatever it is that you need to do vs. you just trading the time for dollars in your business .” - Ryan Smith 

“It’s not the thing that’s really going to help you to grow, it’s the people that help you to grow.” -Ryan Smith 

Connect with Ryan Smith on Voxer and LinkedIn. Check out his website

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You can connect with me, Brandon Straza, on LinkedIn, Instagram, or send me an email at I’d love to get in touch and talk more about personal development and how you can live past beyond your limits.