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122: Dr. Hoby Wedler | Success as a Mindset - Full
Episode 1229th July 2021 • The Success Finder Podcast • Brandon Straza
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Dr. Hoby Wedler is a scientist, entrepreneur, sensory expert, and is driven by his passion for innovative, creative, and insightful thinking. In 2011, Hoby founded a non-profit organization to lead annual chemistry camps for blind and visually impaired students throughout North America. In the same year, he began opening doors to the world of wine aromas by developing Tasting in the Dark, a truly blindfolded wine experience, in collaboration with the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. He has since expanded the program to a global market in a variety of industries and special projects. Over the years, Hoby has become a motivational speaker, a mentor, and an educator. He is also committed to making the world an inclusive, equitable, and accessible place for everyone.


In this episode, we hav Dr. Hoby talk about why you should slow down at least three times a day to clear your mind, and how we just have way too much expectations of ourselves when we compare ourselves to others. He also talks about why you should take big challenges and break them into small pieces. Check it out! 


[00:01 – 09:19] Opening Segment

  • I introduce our guest, Dr. Hoby Wedler
  • I briefly talk about the great values that await you in this episode
  • Connect with our guest. See links below.
  • Dr. Hoby shares about his blind taste test experience 

[09:20 – 21:15] Dr. Hoby’s Learning Journey and Masterminds

  • Dr. Hoby’s change in learning from her early years vs today
  • Amplifying the access to mentors, teachers, and sources of information
  • We pick our teachers
  • Dr. Hoby’s Coaches, Mentors, and Masterminds
  • Experience with Masterminds
  • How masterminds helped Dr. Hoby Get Unstuck and Re-Set

[21:16 – 36:58] Self-Education and Dr. Hoby’s Experience

  • The parallels of self-education and standard education
  • It’s up to the person doing the learning
  • What to expect with you investing in yourself and work with Dr. Hoby Wedler
  • A Success Story from people who worked with Dr. Hoby

[36:59 – 48:25] Defining Success

  • Dr. Hoby’s definition of success 
  • Exciting things in store for Dr. Hoby
  • Actionable Items/Tips from Dr. Hoby
  • Slow down at least 3 times a day 
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes:

“Don’t think of anything as a disadvantage, it’s all about mindset and you can turn a disadvantage into an advantage.” - Dr. Hoby Wedler 

“The positive mindset and the abundance mindset of what is possible vs. what is impossible can get you through anything.” -Dr. Hoby Wedler 

“You can do anything at any age as long as you stop comparing yourself to other people.” -Dr. Hoby Wedler

“Don’t judge people by how they look like. You have to have a conversation with them.” - Dr. Hoby Wedler 

Connect with Dr. Hoby Wedler on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Check out his website

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