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Eric Collier – Getting Unstuck from Mental Quicksand


Episode Overview:

Do you ever feel stuck and feel like you’re sinking into mental quicksand? Does it often feel like you’re on a hamster wheel, doing the same thing every day and getting nowhere? 

To help us understand how we can maintain our motivation, live more consciously, and continue our journey to our long-term goals, is “The Mayor of Motivation”, Eric Collier.

Guest Bio: 

Delivering a high-energy, high-impact message, Eric Collier “The Mayor of Motivation”, authentically inspires audiences to break through mental barriers and overcome rising challenges so they can improve performance, increase productivity, and ultimately create a new reality.

As a Veteran and Certified Facilitator specializing Performance Improvement, Eric has dedicated his life to elevating others, spending the last 18 years as a mentor and coach, helping students, teachers, athletes, veterans, speakers, and career professionals overcome life’s mental barriers to success through identifying solutions to increasing challenge and elevating productivity while uncovering their true potential.

Eric is an accredited speaker having the privilege of training and gaining continued mentorship with world-renowned speaking legend Les Brown has provided solid guidance in delivering a powerful message that has circulated and connected with audiences in over 20 countries, helping change and shift the lives of thousands.

Along with being an international best-selling co-author and podcast co-host, Eric has elevated his presence within the speaking industry, sharing National and Global Stages with:

● World Renowned Motivational Speaker Les Brown

● High-Performance Coach Jon Talarico

● Media Specialist Dr. Drew Pinksky

● Speaker/Classical Pianist Jade Simmons

● FAA Deputy Administrator Bradley Mims

● TEDx Expert Corey Poirier

● Conversations with Eric and Stephen Podcast

Eric loves connecting and collaborating with community leaders in creating inspiring events, leaving an everlasting imprint on the future generation as a continued resource for personal growth and a guiding outlet for those on the rise.

C. Eric Collier, Keynote Speaker, Mental Quicksand Expert, 2x International Bestselling Co-Author, Veteran, and Mentor

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Insight Gold Timestamps:

04:12 It’s all about commitment

06:53 What happens when you keep swinging?

07:51 Confidence is built

10:13 Cliche…if a man can see it, they can start believing it

12:43 That talk that you have with yourself on a daily basis 

15:52 Reviewing your game film

18:11 A man had this monster 

20:04 How can we maintain motivation to work towards those long-term goals?

22:03 How do we start to change that inner voice?

23:34 You can’t play at a level 10 if you haven’t walked through level 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8, and 9

25:07 The more you get people to really open up….

27:13 The worst thing you can do….

30:39 Food always tastes best when you’re hungry

31:26 I have to actually quit talking about it and actually BE about it

32:25 I consider myself under construction for life

34:42 There’s no straight path to success

36:55 It’s all about how you look at things

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About the Host, Michael

Michael Vickers inspires enduring success, redefining the possible for today’s sales professionals, leaders, and managers. Whatever the sales or business opportunity, Michael will greatly enhance your odds of success. Every person who has an idea to promote, an employee to motivate, or a deal to negotiate, will attain a new level of success after an event with Michael.

Michael is also the best-selling author of Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell Your Competition, and Dance of the Rainmaker: Creating Authentic Differentiation in Today's Competitive Marketplace, where he shares his secrets to achieving the very highest level of sales mastery.

Whatever the result you’re striving for, if it involves influencing others or achieving success through others, Michael will build your confidence and accelerate your performance.

Michael is the Executive Director of Summit Learning Systems, a company that offers customized in-house training programs to many of today’s leading companies. He teaches thousands of business professionals throughout North America the skills required to achieve optimum performance.

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