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The View From The Top with Aaron Walker

The View from the Top podcast is a world-class podcast created for men interested in living a life of success and significance. In this weekly podcast, hosts Aaron Walker and Danny "Sunshine" Bauer interview men in the Iron Sharpens Iron Masterminds facilitated by Aaron Walker. Guests share entrepreneurial insights and success stories from working in a mastermind. This show is for men interested in being successful businessmen, intentional husbands, and better friends. Men should come here regularly for inspiration and to get to the amazing guys at The View from the Top. Each episode is 20-30 minutes perfect for your commute, workout, and making your chores at home more enjoyable! Aaron Walker has been in a mastermind with Dave Ramsey, Dan Miller, and Ken Abraham for more than a decade and now he wants to share what he has learned with you, the listener.
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Dec 28, 2016

Jim Judge is a Technical Sales Executive and a Business and Personal Performance Coach. Jim has been married to his highschool sweetheart for over 15 years, and shares some wisdom on what it takes to have a loving and meaningful relationship a decade later!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Jim experienced Joy?

● Kids, pack your bags! We’re going on a spontaneous weekend vacation.

● You don’t have to wait till you retire, to enjoy a retirement lifestyle.

● What do people consistently ask Jim for help with?

● How can successful businessmen also be successful husbands?

● Your wife plays an important role in your family. Really check the ego at the door, and listen to your other half.

● What kind of routines does Jim have?

● What kind of wins has Jim seen since switching his routine?

● How did Jim discover the Iron Sharpens Iron community?

● What has been an unexpected benefit since joining ISI?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Jimjudge.com/media

Dec 21, 2016

This episode is part two, where Daniel interviews several of the men attending the Iron Sharpens Iron meetup that was hosted outside of Nashville, Tennessee. If you’d like to hear part one, go to episode 36! On this week’s episode, you’ll hear from some of these men what they have learned while attending this conference. Where are we going in 2020? Let’s find out!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What holds Daniel back?

● What has Jerry learned from the event after the first day of being there?

● David loves munching on chips. What did David talk about on the first day of the conference?

● What have Joseph and Jacob learned so far?

● There’s so many great things that everyone brings to the table!

● What has Kord learned about the event?

● Invest with your time, not your money. Everyone has free time!

● Where are Paul and Chris going in 2020?

● What have Raul and Anthony learned so far?

● Scott and Ryan discuss their highlights!

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Dec 14, 2016

Ken Carfagno was a busy entrepreneur like the rest of us, and then, all of a sudden, Ken became a dad. Through his kids, Ken discovered a long-forgotten gift of being able to make up stories and draw his kids into them. This is how Dadnamics was born, a place that keeps dads everywhere informed on new content that enhances the memories they create with their children.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What actor would play Ken if a movie was being made of his life?

● When was the last time Ken experienced joy?

● What kind of breakthroughs has Ken had, since he’s incorporated an example of Aaron’s morning routine?

● God has answered 12 out of 15 questions Ken has asked since practicing this morning routine.

● What is something Ken is obsessed with right now?

● Ken’s daughter felt comfortable enough to confess her sin to him and his wife, that she had kept inside her for two months.

● What made Ken join the Iron Sharpens Iron community?

● Aaron Walker completely captivated Ken!

● Be the best version of yourself, in every role you play in.

● What has been the most unexpected benefit for Ken since joining the community?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Ken on LinkedIn

Dec 7, 2016

Keith Harris is the Vice President of Fellowship Management, and has been a part of Lord & Company, Inc., for the last 20 years, where he is currently an Operations Manager. Keith also won the 2012 Rising Star Award, presented by the Control Systems Integrators Association.

Highlights from This Episode:

  • What are some of the best aspects of being a dad?
  • Keith, is there a secret to developing strong friendships with your children?
  • Keith tries to stay on top of what’s happening in his kid’s world and what’s happening on social media.
  • When was the last time Keith experienced joy?
  • What do people consistently ask Keith for help with?
  • What makes for an effective listener?
  • What is something Keith is obsessed with right now?
  • How does Keith’s faith live out through his professional life?
  • What is the biggest business takeaway that Keith can share?
  • Why did Keith join ISI?
 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.fellowshipmanagement.com

Email Keith: Keith@Fellowshipmanagement.com

Nov 30, 2016

Scott Hooper has been making a difference in the lives of kids since he was basically a kid himself. For the last 20+ years, he has served as the Children’s Pastor at Cottonwood Church in Dublin, Texas. Scott is also a board member for Kids Across Cultures, an organization that helps supply clean water to villages in rural China.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Scott experienced Joy?

● Has Scott ever taken a charity mission trip with the entire family?

● What is the value of taking your family overseas to do a mission trip?

● Scott believes if children learn English, Spanish, and Chinese, they can branch into any market in the world.

● How does Scott reach outside of his local church to help his community?

● How does Scott connect with people in authentic ways?

● Why did Scott join the ISI community?

● God will always make a way.

● What has been the most unexpected benefit of joining the ISI community?

● Scott’s wife has even noticed a difference!

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Kidsacrosscultures.org

Nov 23, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

This week’s episode is a special one, as Daniel interviews the men attending the Iron Sharpens Iron meetup that was hosted slightly outside of Nashville, Tennessee. You’ll hear random thoughts and nuggets of wisdom from what some of these men learned while attending this conference. Where are we going in 2020? Let’s find out!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What kind of feedback is Kurt looking for from the ISI group?

● Why did Scott and Keith attend this year’s ISI meetup?

● You never know what kind of life-changing experience you’ll get from attending the ISI meetups.

● In 2016, Keith met 53 new people. Not on Facebook, but in real life.

● Where do the guys see themselves in the next four years?

● There’s so much power to our personal mission statement.

● Jamie, you’re a St. Louis Blues fan, why are you wearing a Nashville Predators’ jersey!?!

● Tom discusses the synergy happening at this event right now.

● BUTCH!!! What does Butch look forward to about this event?

● Can’t believe 2020 is coming so soon! Seems like yesterday it was Y2K.

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Nov 16, 2016

Jim Ingersoll is a real estate investor, author, and coach. Jim is also the host of his own real estate podcast, Investor Success. Jim has spent a lot of years in the corporate world, but one day he decided he wanted to stop trading his hours for dollars, and move on to more fulfilling work. Today, he teaches others to break into the real estate market, and live life on their terms.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Jim experienced joy?

● Jim explains why being a father is the best job in the world.

● How did Jim remind himself to practice unconditional love for his kids?

● What do people consistently ask Jim for help with?

● What is Jim obsessed with right now?

● How did Jim get started in real estate investing?

● What kind of routines does Jim have that help him be successful?

● Every morning Jim gets coffee with the Lord.

● Why did Jim join the Iron Sharpens Iron community?

● What has been the most unexpected benefit towards joining Iron Sharpens Iron?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.investingnownetwork.com

Nov 9, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Michal Stawicki runs the blog Expand Beyond Yourself and he is a progress fanatic. Originally from Poland, Michal explains what are some of his secrets to being consistent. Before he started journaling, Michal was overweight, stressed, and he worried constantly about his finances. However, one day he woke up and decided he had complete control to transform his life, and so he did!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Michal experienced joy?

● What do people consistently ask Michal for help with?

● Michal has been consistently writing in his online journal since 2013.

● What does Michal journal about?

● Why does Michal like to write?

● What are some of the secrets to being consistent?

● What are some of Michal’s big goals?

● What is Michal’s personal mission statement, and what does it mean to him?

● A personal mission statement helps filter big life choices.

● What has been the most unexpected benefit from joining Iron Sharpens Iron?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.expandbeyondyourself.com

Michal on Quora

Michal on Twitter

Nov 2, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome, and enjoy the View from The Top!

When Andreas Jones left the military, he joined the corporate world and became the Vice President of SunTrust within two years. Andreas knew with his expertise, he could help others achieve the same sort of success he did, which is why he started his own company, Combat Business Coaching. Andreas discusses how his experience in the military helped him become the man he is today, and why he joined the Iron Sharpens Iron community.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Andreas experienced joy?

● Why did Andreas start his business?

● Without a college degree, Andreas became the Vice President of SunTrust, by the time he was 28-years-old.

● Andreas wasn’t very happy with his corporate job, so he hired a coach to help him.

● What were people asking Andreas for help with?

● Andreas talks about his online marketing course.

● What is Andreas currently obsessed about?

● How does Andreas’s faith and moral code transfer to his business life?

● Andreas talks about some of the routines that keep him successful.

● Why did Andreas join the Iron Sharpens Iron community?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.combatbusinesscoaching.com

Oct 26, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Mark Lineberry has been a business owner since middle school and recently co-purchased his father-in-law’s 38-year-old company, Universal Janitorial Services, Inc. Mark is completely obsessed with running, and has a goal of running his first marathon this fall.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● FYI: You can always reach out to Daniel if you’re training for a marathon.

● Can you use Pokemon GO while training for your Marathon?

● When was the last time Mark experienced Joy?

● What kinds of things do people consistently ask Mark for help with?

● What does Mark think makes a great business name?

● What is Mark currently obsessed with right now?

● How does Mark incorporate his faith into his professional life?

● You don’t always have to have the perfect plan before you start.

● How does Mark stay successful? What are some of his routines?

 

Resources:

www.ujsinc.com/

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Oct 19, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Tom Schwab is the COO of View From the Top, and he talks to Daniel about what some of the Iron Sharpen Iron guys can expect from their Tennessee event being hosted this November 11th. The theme of this event is to come up with a set of meaningful goals to have completed by 2020. When you look at it, three years flies by so fast, so it’s best that we work on our goals ASAP!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Tom and Daniel talk about the Chicago Cubs!

● When was the last time Tom experienced joy?

● Tom has two donkeys named Frodo and Sam.

● The Iron Sharpens Iron groups will be going to Tennessee, what should they expect?

● Will Tom be speaking at the Tennessee event?

● If you don’t get intentional about where you’re going today, someone else will decide for you.

● If you think things are messed up today, just wait till tomorrow.

● What is Tom most excited about, when it comes to View From The Top?

● The men in ISI really call out the other guys, and everyone works towards becoming better men.

● Remember, we’re the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with.

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield

Oct 12, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Tony Fonte is a coach, speaker, and author. Tony’s wife passed away suddenly and it left Tony to care for his very young daughter at the time. Yet through all the darkness Tony has faced, he was able to find the light. He understands what it is like to experience painful loss, which is why he helps others going through bad times find a new beginning.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Tony experienced joy?

● What kinds of things do people consistently ask Tony for help with?

● How does Tony help people with their mindset?

● What’s happening on the inside dictates what’s happening on the outside.

● What is Tony obsessed with right now?

● Why did Tony start his coaching business?

● Unfortunately, Tony’s wife passed away suddenly after 6 months of being married together.

● How does Tony incorporate his faith into his professional life?

● What are some of Tony’s routines?

● No matter how hard it gets, keep going.

 

Resources:

www.tonyfonte.com

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Oct 5, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Cade Joiner is the owner of Shred-X Corporation. Cade, who is originally from Georgia, was working in Washington and was absolutely miserable. He hated the weather and his job, so he prayed to God to show him a sign. Well, God delivered him that sign and Cade knew he had to pack up his stuff, quit his job, and move back home to start what is now the largest independent shredding company in the Southeast. 

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Cade experienced joy?

● What does Cade and his family like to do together?

● What kind of tasks does Cade consistently help people with?

● Cade left his full-time job on a leap of faith, and doesn't regret it one bit!

● How did Cade's parents respond when Cade suddenly quit his job?

● What is Cade currently obsessed with?

● Cade tries to read a new book every week.

● Spending 10-15 minutes with the men in the community has been incredibly valuable for Cade.

● What kind of routines or systems does Cade have?

● What has been the most unexpected benefit of Iron Sharpens Iron?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.shredgeorgia.com

Sep 28, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Steve Duffley has been married for 28 years and has 5 children between the ages of 15 to 24. Steve is an incredibly giving and charitable person. He has consecutively attended all of the Eight Days of Hope events, where volunteers help rebuild homes following a natural disaster. Also, stay tuned for a special guest appearance from Steven's son, Christopher.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Steve experienced joy?

● What is it like to have a camera crew follow Steve and his family around?

● What kind of tasks does Steve consistently help people with?

● What is something Steve is currently obsessed with?

● Steve talks about Eight Days of Hope

● Steve and his son Christopher have started the Mission Possible podcast together.

● Daniel appeared on Steve and Christopher's podcast. You can find him on episode 11!

● What does Steve's mission statement mean to him?

● Steve talks about his morning routine.

● What has been the most unexpected benefit of Iron Sharpens Iron?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.eightdaysofhope.com

www.christopherduffley.com

Daniel on Mission Possible podcast

The Art of Money by Bari Tessler

The Rhythm of Life by Matthew Kelly

The Seven Levels of Intimacy by Matthew Kelly

Sep 21, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Nick Pavlidis is a terrible husband, which is why he wrote a book on this very subject. Nick discusses why it took him so long to write his book, but is grateful he finally finished it because it has lead him down some new business opportunities. Find out more about Nick and his professional ghostwriting career on today's episode!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What is Nick's favorite memory?

● Nick has been focused on saying yes a lot more these past few years.

● Nick is more a person of principle person than he is a process person.

● What are some of Nick's core principles?

● What is something Nick is obsessed with right now?

● Nick talks about his book, Confessions of a Terrible Husband.

● Nick has been ghostwriting professionally for the past year, but technically he's been ghostwriting for the past decade.

● What is Nick currently working on?

● What has been the most unexpected benefit of Iron Sharpens Iron?

● Nick offers some parting words of advice.

 

Resources:

Viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Nickpavlidis.com

Aterriblehusband.com

Sep 14, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Matt Fortnow is one of the guys who put fantasy sports on the Internet. He and his friends created the official fantasy sports games for NFL, MLB, CBS SportsLine, and several others. In 1999, Matt and his friends sold their company to CBSsports for 8 figures.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● How is Matt's Peers app coming along?

● How does Peers actually work?

● What is Matt's favorite memory?

● Matt is a huge Red Sox fan!

● It's always great to root for the underdog and then see them come back to the top!

● How did Matt get into consulting entrepreneurs and startups?

● Strategic business partners can greatly boost your business and you won't have to give up any equity!

● How did Matt know he had something special when he was putting fantasy sports online?

● Vet your idea with a group of close friends.

● Never give up!

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.thestartup.pro

Matt on Facebook

Matt on LinkedIn

Peers app

Sep 7, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Randy Williams is the President of Talley & Twine, a luxury watch company. Randy was laid off from his job while working on his startup. He decided to commit 100% of his time to his watch company, and within 6 months after he had been fired, he was able to triple the sales of his business. Randy believes there's a lot of power to making one commitment and that you can do no wrong if you always, always choose to do the right thing under God.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What is Randy's favorite memory?

● Randy talks about his newborn daughter.

● What does Randy consider himself an expert in?

● Randy enjoys photography in his spare time. What kind of software and gear does he use?

● How does Randy's faith intersect with his professional life?

● Randy will either do it the right way, especially in God's eyes, or he will not do it at all.

● If a partnership is simply not working, then it's best to cut your ties even if you need the money.

● When Randy put his full attention on his business, sales tripled within 6 months.

● Randy admits that, as a husband with a newborn baby, he would have never quit his job.

● How has Iron Sharpens Iron helped Randy be a better entrepreneur?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

www.talleyandtwine.com

Aug 31, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Jerad Spencer is a general sales manager at Twin City Motors. Jerad wants to do something a bit different at his dealership. As many may know, dealerships do not have the best reputation, but Jared hopes to change that by using Zappos as a prime example of how to instill a WOW! customer service experience. Find out more on today's show.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● If a movie was being made of Jerad's life, what would the name of his movie be?

● Does Jerad have any hidden talents?

● How has Jerad's background in ceramics improved the way he sells today?

● Jerad wants to improve the culture of his dealership, because dealerships tend to have a bad rep.

● Jerad called Zappos customer service and asked the representative what it was like to work at Zappos.

● Daniel talks about Horst Schulze, who he heard speak at the Global Leadership Summit.

● Has Jerad's team shared what they'd like to change in their company culture?

● Why did Jerad join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● How does Jerad stay focused?

● Look forward to Jerad's new website, Two Car Dudes.

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Horst Schulze

www.evernote.com

www.twocardudes.com

Jerad on LinkedIn

Aug 24, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Bill Watkins and Robert Mallon are the co-founders of Rusty Lion Academy. They're on an amazing mission to help give a life of meaning to a million men. They've been best friends for the last 20 years, and are dedicated to building a better world with one man, one business, and one family at a time.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● If a movie is being made of both Bill and Robert's life, what would the name of their movie be? 

● How did Bill and Robert meet? They've been best friends for about 20 years.

● It is Bill and Robert's goal to help a million men.

● Bill and Robert launched their business in 2013, at an age where their peers were looking to settle down and retire.

● Bill was a lone wolf, but realized it was better to join together than to be apart. How did he get out of the lone wolf mentality?

● How has Robert's work in the men's ministry helped him?

● How do Bill and Robert create an environment where men can let their guard down?

● What is The Lion's Den?

● Bill and Robert have a special gift for Big A's audience!

● Bill and Robert leave us with some final pieces of advice and wisdom.

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

www.rustylionacademy.com

www.rustylionacademy.com/register/

www.rustylionacademy.com/employees

Aug 17, 2016

Chris Shrader has been a mortgage banker for the last 31 years and has some great financial advice to share the listeners who are about to purchase a home for the very first time. There is such a thing as good debt, but Chris believes you should avoid it as best as you can. All of this and more on today's episode!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What actor would Chris pick to play him?   

● Chris wanted to be a doctor when he grew up.

● Interests rates right now are at an all-time low.

● It's irresponsible to refinance your home and use that additional money for a vacation.

● There is such a thing as good debt, but you should avoid it if you can.

● What advice would Chris give to someone who is purchasing a home for the first time?

● Why does Chris have such a passion for swimming?

● Why did Chris join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● Chris is looking for new career opportunities. 

● What have been some of the unexpected benefits of ISI?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

cjshrad@sbcglobal.net

www.linkedin.com/in/shraderchris

Aug 10, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Scott Thom is a pastor and the founder of Cross Christian Fellowship. Over the last 28 years, Scott has personally mentored several young men throughout his ministry career and understands the deep importance of having a community of men that help support you and bring you higher, just like the Iron Sharpens Iron community.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What actor would Scott pick to play him?   

● Does Scott have any hidden talents?

● Scott wanted to be a police officer when he grew up.

● Why did Scott join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● Scott has been mentoring men for 28 years.

● Scott shares an important story about why he started the School of Ministry.

● Stay tuned! Scott will be taking his school online!

● What has been the most unexpected benefit to joining ISI?

● What are some of Scott's routines?

● Final piece of advice? You have to have a plan.

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

www.crossfellowship.org/

Aug 3, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Ryan Ayres is the founder of Focus 53, where he offers high impact coaching and business coaching for those who need it the most. Ryan discusses some of the unexpected benefits he has received from joining Big A's Iron Sharpens Iron mastermind group. Probably the biggest and most significant takeaway is that the group actively helps him with becoming a better husband to his wife.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Ryan would get the older Adam Sandler to play him in a movie.

● What was the biggest lesson Ryan learned when playing football? 

● Ryan wanted to be a football player when he grew up.

● Does Ryan have any hidden talents?

● Why did Ryan join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● What are some of the unexpected benefits of ISI?

● What kind of challenges has Ryan been able to overcome since joining ISI? Ryan was having a hard time niching his business down.

● Ryan breaks down his personal mission statement.

● What is Ryan's number one passion?

● What has Ryan's wife noticed about him since he joined ISI?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

www.focus53.com/

www.focus53.com/viewfromthetop

Jul 27, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Jared Buckley was first surprised by Aaron Walker's authenticity and easy-going personality. Soon after speaking with Aaron, it was a smooth transition for Jared to join Iron Sharpens Iron. It was easy getting along with the mastermind members the moment the entire group felt comfortable to be transparent with one another. Because of that, Jared has developed incredibly close relationships with his mastermind group. On the show, Jared mentions a line that is true with any kind of work you do, "You're going to get as much as you pour in."

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Jared would get Will Smith to play him in a movie.

● What did Jared want to be when he grew up? 

● Jared talks about his strong relationship with his father.

● What steps does Jared take to get focused? 

● Does Jared have any hidden talents?

● Why did Jared join Iron Sharpens Iron? 

● When Jared emailed him, Big A immediately wanted to get on the phone with him. It took Jared aback for a moment.

● The more you put up a wall, the harder it is for people to get to know you.

● What unexpected benefits has Jared received from ISI?

● What does Jared's mission statement mean to him?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

www.jaredbuckley.com/

Jul 20, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

John VanDerMeulen shares his story and the benefits he's received from joining the Iron Sharpens Iron community. He ended up joining the mastermind about a week after he spoke with Big A on the phone and has seen a ton of benefits since then. One of the biggest benefits with being in a community of men who expect great things to happen is how their positive can-do attitude rubs off on you. Instead of beating himself up over mistakes, John has found a new and more positive perspective on how to handle problems. 

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What did John want to be when he grew up?

● What did John learn when he took over the family business?

● Does John have any hidden talents?

● How did John become interested in finance?

● How has the Iron Sharpens Iron community helped John?

● The community has helped John get out of a negative mindset.

● Just being in front of other people that expect more starts switching your mindset to a more positive space.

● Why did John join ISI?

● How does faith and business intersect in John's life?

● What kind of tools helps John succeed in day-to-day life?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

John on Twitter

Jul 13, 2016

Are you a man who longs for a life of success and significance? If so, you are in the right place. Our host, Daniel Bauer, interviews top entrepreneurs who have learned from Aaron Walker’s, aka "Big A," vast experience through coaching, masterminds, and resources to improve their spiritual, personal, and professional lives. Welcome and enjoy the View from The Top!

Wayne Herring is the CEO of Stronger Salespeople where he works with CEOs, business owners, Vice Presidents, and more to help attract, select, and hire the best salespeople for their industry and organization. When working for himself, Wayne discovered he was lonely and needed new minds to bounce ideas off of. When he joined Iron Sharpens Iron, he immediately noticed a difference in how much he got done. Listen in to hear more about Wayne's story.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What actor would Wayne pick to play him in a movie?

● What did Wayne want to be when he grew up?

● Does Wayne have any hidden talents?

● Why did Wayne join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● Wayne found his tribe. He has a group of people to help keep him accountable.

● What unexpected benefits has Wayne received from ISI?

● Wayne talks about his personal mission statement and why it means so much to him.

● Wayne talks about his company, Stronger Salespeople.

● Learning how to hire the right people is critical to your success.

● How does Wayne balance work and his family?

 

Resources:

www.viewfromthetop.com

www.StrongerSalespeople.com

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