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The Front Row Factor: Transform Your LIfe with the Art of Moment Making

One of iTunes top rated podcasts, this show is filled with incredible stories that will motivate and inspire you. It's fun -- we laugh. It's deep -- we feel. It's insightful -- we learn. It's authentic -- we share. This show is for people who have an insatiable appetite for learning, growing and making a difference in the world. Hey. I'm Jon, your host. In 2005, I co-founded a charity called Front Row Foundation, which helps kids and adults with life threatening illnesses to have a front row experience at the live event of their dreams. We then provide the tools to live EVERYDAY in the front row, which is one of the reasons we host this show. We believe... - You can learn a lot about living life from people fighting for it - Your ability to make the most of little moments can lead to larger movements in your life and for those you impact. On this show, each week, you'll learn with and from authors, elite athletes, film makers, business owners and anyone else choosing to live big and give big. I'm on a mission to show you how to Live Life In The Front Row™ through the transformative art of moment making. I'm ahusband, father of two energetic boys, and social entrepreneur. I'm proud of our #1 bestselling book The Front Row Factor: Transform Your Life with The Art of Moment Making. The book is a collection of inspiring stories, compelling science, and life strategies that challenge you to explore your values, establish priorities and reconnect to a higher purpose and deeper meaning within your life. Let's do this!
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Apr 29, 2016

Each week, Jon delivers an inspirational and educational “4 Minutes In The Front Row”
episode where he shares ideas for being fully alive, or as we like to say, Living Life In The Front Row™.

Proximity is power, and what you keep in your front row influences your mindset. What are you feeding your mind each week? Creating a powerful front row, with people, places and things will support the #1 most important factor — YOUR MINDSET!

How you get to the Front Row is by either changing your seat, or accepting, embracing and rocking out in the one you have. You deserve a front row seat. You're worth it. Let’s go get it, together!

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Apr 27, 2016
BONUS SHOW!!!! You wanted more, so this is the encore episode! This a
quick follow up interview from the main show, usually about 10-15 minutes
and its questions from YOU to our guest.
 
Join the community at FrontRowFriends.com and let us know what
questions we should ask our future guests! We’ll give you a shout out on the show!
 
Listen to all full-length episodes online at FrontRowFactor.com, on iTunes
or Soundcloud.
 
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Apr 25, 2016

''Whatever it is you’re going through, believe that you have the ability to get it done'' - @CSpealler

This week I’m talking with legendary CrossFit Games competitor and coach, Chris Spealler, who I was introduced to by my friend Charlie Brenneman back in episode 29 of the podcast.  

Chris Spealler was an individual competitor in 7 CrossFit Games, is an Affiliate Owner, and trainer for CrossFit Headquarters teaching a variety of seminars both domestic and internationally.

He helped grow the sport of CrossFit through competing and teaching since 2007, and currently has an awesome online program IconAthlete.com, which is specifically designed for individuals aspiring to compete in CrossFit.

In today's talk, we touch on a variety of topics, including family, faith, overcoming adversity, mental strength, and so much more. During this interview, Chris really puts life in perspective and helps you understand what truly matters the most.

Here’s a quick breakdown of our chat...

  • Making your Family a priority
  • What is Crossfit and how can it help you to build a better life?
  • Find out how Chris got his start with CrossFit and why he’s so passionate about the sport
  • How a relationship with Christ helps Chris stay grounded
  • Living with no regrets and knowing what matters the most
  • Hard work, self confidence, and a drive to succeed
  • Find out why it’s okay to fail!
  • How to remove pressure from your life and turn failures into success
  • Find out why Chris teaches his kids to fail
  • Parenting patience and becoming selfless
  • Learn how to become mentally strong
  • The importance of building a strong identity outside of your work
  • Finding work-life balance and being fully present with every moment
  • Learn why you should stop taking everything so personally
  • What is Icon Athlete and who is it for?
  • Learning to adapt with your business
  • Find out how the answer to “what’s lasting in your life?” can put everything in perspective
  • Building a legacy and documenting your journey
  • Get away from your routine and start living!

''Not everything we do is going to succeed'' - @CSpealler

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Apr 22, 2016

Each week, Jon delivers an inspirational and educational “4 Minutes In The Front Row”
episode where he shares ideas for being fully alive, or as we like to say, Living Life In The Front Row™.

Proximity is power, and what you keep in your front row influences your mindset. What are you feeding your mind each week? Creating a powerful front row, with people, places and things will support the #1 most important factor — YOUR MINDSET!

How you get to the Front Row is by either changing your seat, or accepting, embracing and rocking out in the one you have. You deserve a front row seat. You're worth it. Let’s go get it, together!

Get 4-Min In The Front Row delivered to your inbox by signing up at FrontRowFactor.com.

Let us know what questions you’d like Jon to answer, what topics to explore and how we can deliver big for you each week

Apr 20, 2016

BONUS SHOW!!!! You wanted more, so this is the encore episode! This a
quick follow up interview from the main show, usually about 10-15 minutes
and its questions from YOU to our guest.

Join the community at FrontRowFriends.com and let us know what
questions we should ask our future guests! We’ll give you a shout out on the show!

Listen to all full-length episodes online at FrontRowFactor.com, on iTunes
or Soundcloud.

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Apr 18, 2016

''Give value in everything you do'' - Bob Burg

Today’s interview with bestselling author, Bob Burg, is as REAL as they come!  

Bob Burg is a sought-after speaker, bestselling author and known worldwide for his knowledge in sales, business development, success, marketing, and positive persuasion.

His book, The Go-Giver, is a parable, which has sold over half a million copies.  

During our interview, Bob and I dig into some of the topics from the book, including how to sell more with storytelling, the importance of giving value, and putting others interests before your own.  

Here’s a quick breakdown of our chat...

  • Why Bob’s book “The Go Giver” was destined for greatness and sold over half a million copies!
  • A partnership was born - the story of how Bob met his co-author John David Mann
  • All things being equal, people will do business with and refer business to, those people they know, like and trust
  • The true meaning of selling
  • The Law of Influence – winning big by putting others first
  • Selling with storytelling
  • Abundantly serving others without risking your own happiness
  • Respectfully saying “no”
  • Why “The Go Giver” is a great learning tool for kids too!
  • Truly understanding the intrinsic value of what you sell
  • Why selling on price alone is no longer realistic
  • The 5 elements of value
  • Gratitude and appreciation
  • Putting life in perspective and living with purpose
  • What does happiness truly mean?
  • Bringing out the best in others

''I don’t think being humble contradicts being confident'' - Bob Burg

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Apr 15, 2016

Each week, Jon delivers an inspirational and educational “4 Minutes In The Front Row”
episode where he shares ideas for being fully alive, or as we like to say, Living Life In The Front Row™.

Proximity is power, and what you keep in your front row influences your mindset. What are you feeding your mind each week? Creating a powerful front row, with people, places and things will support the #1 most important factor — YOUR MINDSET!

How you get to the Front Row is by either changing your seat, or accepting, embracing and rocking out in the one you have. You deserve a front row seat. You're worth it. Let’s go get it, together!

Get 4-Min In The Front Row delivered to your inbox by signing up at FrontRowFactor.com.

Let us know what questions you’d like Jon to answer, what topics to explore and how we can deliver big for you each week

Apr 13, 2016
BONUS SHOW!!!! You wanted more, so this is the encore episode! This a
quick follow up interview from the main show, usually about 10-15 minutes
and its questions from YOU to our guest.
 
Join the community at FrontRowFriends.com and let us know what
questions we should ask our future guests! We’ll give you a shout out on the show!
 
Listen to all full-length episodes online at FrontRowFactor.com, on iTunes
or Soundcloud.
 
Enjoying the Front Row Factor Podcast?
If you're an iTunes user... we’d love to have you Subscribe, Rate & Review the show!
 
\o/ <-----our electronic front row symbol!
Apr 11, 2016

"You CAN do it, because I did it, and it’s crazy that I did it'' - Charlie Brenneman

Today’s episode is going to knock… you… out!

That’s because I’m talking with professional mixed martial arts fighter, speaker, mentor and author, Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman, who brings the heat during this show.

Charlie’s new book  - Driven: My Unlikely Journey From Classroom To Cage - takes you on his incredible journey, from quitting his job as a spanish teacher to becoming a professional MMA fighter.

During our discussion, we talk about the new book and the courageous transformations he’s made in his life. We also hit on a number of topics like goal setting, overcoming adversity, finding freedom, and so much more.

This is a unique interview and is the perfect example of what it means to live your life in the front row. Charlie is proof that amazing things can and do happen for anyone who is willing to truly believe in themselves..

Here’s a quick breakdown of our chat...

  • The importance of leveraging current relationships to create new opportunities
  • Charlie shares his transformational story of how he went from a Spanish teacher, to full-time UFC fighter
  • Discover the key ingredient to learning anything in life
  • Charlie explains the steps he took to knock out his first book
  • Learn how to overcome adversity and deal with the haters
  • What do you need to say “never again” too?
  • The desire to inspire, perform, and be free
  • Empowering kids to build self-confidence
  • Find out why Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is Charlie’s biggest inspiration
  • Having the ability to make others feel special
  • What does freedom mean to you?
  • The importance of finding a partner who will support your journey
  • How to control your anger by thinking outside the action
  • Practicing being present and living in the moment
  • The benefits of being super focused on the highest priority goal
  • Believing in yourself and exceeding your wildest expectations
  • In the moment of decision, your destiny is shaped!
  • Knowing who you are and being that person 100% of the time
  • The satisfaction that comes with earning your relaxation
  • Don’t go around telling people how good you are, let them tell you
  • Living for your kids and passing on your wisdom
  • Death… I don’t think about it because I’m too busy living
  • Leaving no stone left unturned
  • How pushing yourself physically can benefit every aspect of your life

"There are more things that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality.'' - Seneca

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Apr 8, 2016

Each week, Jon delivers an inspirational and educational “4 Minutes In The Front Row”
episode where he shares ideas for being fully alive, or as we like to say, Living Life In The Front Row™.

Proximity is power, and what you keep in your front row influences your mindset. What are you feeding your mind each week? Creating a powerful front row, with people, places and things will support the #1 most important factor — YOUR MINDSET!

How you get to the Front Row is by either changing your seat, or accepting, embracing and rocking out in the one you have. You deserve a front row seat. You're worth it. Let’s go get it, together!

Get 4-Min In The Front Row delivered to your inbox by signing up at FrontRowFactor.com.

Let us know what questions you’d like Jon to answer, what topics to explore and how we can deliver big for you each week

Apr 6, 2016
BONUS SHOW!!!! You wanted more, so this is the encore episode! This a
quick follow up interview from the main show, usually about 10-15 minutes
and its questions from YOU to our guest.
 
Join the community at FrontRowFriends.com and let us know what
questions we should ask our future guests! We’ll give you a shout out on the show!
 
Listen to all full-length episodes online at FrontRowFactor.com, on iTunes
or Soundcloud.
 
Enjoying the Front Row Factor Podcast?
If you're an iTunes user... we’d love to have you Subscribe, Rate & Review the show!
 
\o/ <-----our electronic front row symbol!
Apr 4, 2016

"Who the heck are you and who do you want to be?" - Renee Heigel

This interview is going to put a big smile on your face!

I’m excited to be chatting with long time friend, Renee Heigel. Renee is a holistic practitioner, speaker, life coach and Founder of Love Yourself Naked, which has helped thousands of men and women from around the world transform their lives.  

How in the heck can loving yourself naked transform your life? Don’t worry, this isn’t some short term approach to self gratification! Loving Yourself Naked is about living a life that is wild, authentic, and real. It’s about waking yourself up and living courageously from the inside out, so you can transform your body, your business, and the world around you.

I met Renee years ago, and have watched her journey with great admiration, so I’m honored and excited to share this inspiring interview session. Renee and I cover a bunch of topics including, health & longevity, addictive behaviors, improving your energy levels, and how to step into your fear so you can get unstuck and start living the life you truly deserve.

 

Here’s a quick breakdown of our chat...

  • Renee starts off by describing how her son makes her a better version of herself - FRONT ROW TIP: Try sliding down astroturf hills on cardboard!
  • Find out how Renee broke out of her shell and overcame her biggest fears
  • How to defeat your self-limiting beliefs and achieve your biggest goals
  • The balance between being scared and getting fired up to build your business
  • How to create a physical environment that will empower the rest of your day - FRONT ROW TIP: Less stuff, more sticky notes!
  • The impact that clean space can have on your creativity
  • What does it mean to Love Yourself Naked?
  • Why you need to love yourself before you can love others
  • Discover why 90% of people (even myself) suffer from addiction
  • Find out what ultimate wellness looks like
  • What the heck are your adrenals and why are they important to curing your energy crisis
  • Learn how to treat adrenal fatigue and get charged back up
  • Winning the sugar game so you can find peace, health and longevity
  • Why visualizing your death could actually help you live in the present
  • The importance of mindfulness and meditation
  • Parting advice - consume more  books, turn off your tv, and find ways to spark your creativity

 

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Links and Resources

ReneeHeigel.com

Winning The Sugar Game

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Cowspiracy

Insight Timer

Advanced Energy Anatomy by Caroline Myss

Biology & Human Behavior

 

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