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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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Nov 29, 2017

Joel Hawbaker is a family man and father of 5 kids. He has been an IT consultant for the last 15 years and recently moved from Chicago to Tennessee. Joel discusses why he made the move, how his faith impacts his life, and so much more, on this week’s show!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

  • ● When was the last time Joel experienced joy?
  • ● Why did Joel move from Chicago to Tennessee?
  • ● What does Joel like about Tennessee so far?
  • ● What do people consistently ask Joel for help with?
  • ● What is Joel currently obsessed with?
  • ● Why did Joel start his IT consulting business?
  • ● How does Joel’s faith transfer over into his professional life?
  • ● Why did Joel join Iron Sharpens Iron?
  • ● Joel shares some of his tips on how he has a healthy relationship with his wife.
  • ● Remember, at the end of the day, people matter!
  • Resources:
  • ViewfromtheTop.com
  • Epic-iav.com
  • Joel on LinkedIn
  • Email Joel: joel@epic-iav.com
  • Call Joel: 630-217-9337
Nov 22, 2017

Raz Shafer is the founder of My Campaign Coach, an organization dedicated to helping others get their foot in the door when it comes to politics. Raz and his team teach their students about campaign development and help equip them not only to win their elections but to lead through service and integrity.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

  • ● Raz and his wife recently had a child and they decided to deliver it at home.
  • ● What was it like going through a natural home birth?
  • ● How can someone find out more about this? First step: Be sure to really interview your midwife well.
  • ● What does Raz do and how does he help people?
  • ● Raz recently created an online course, who is it best suited for?
  • ● Raz wants to see more veterans run for office.
  • ● More people need to consider becoming politicians.
  • ● Should you run for office and can you win?
  • ● Raz has a very helpful podcast out where he talks to officials about why they decided to run, and how they won.
  • ● Whatever your background is, we need more everyday people like you considering to run for office.
  • Resources:
  • ViewfromtheTop.com
  • “016: From Solopreneur to Entrepreneur with Raz Shafer”
  • Mycampaigncoach.com
Nov 15, 2017

Jacob Shafer is 27 years old and he feels incredibly blessed to be working on his own business at such a young age. By being able to set your own hours, Jacob is able to spend time with those who matter instead of being stuck behind a desk.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

  • ● Who is Jacob and what does he currently do?
  • ● When was the last time Jacob experienced joy?
  • ● What do people consistently ask Jacob for help with?
  • ● Growing up, Jacob was homeschooled and would hang out with his two older brothers all the time.
  • ● Why did Jacob start his own business?
  • ● Matt Miller is Jacob’s uncle!
  • ● What has been the most fulfilling aspect of running School Spirit Vending?
  • ● What is Jacob currently obsessed with right now?
  • ● Jacob loves CrossFit and loves seeing how strong female athletes are able to completely kick his butt.
  • ● How does Jacob combine his faith with his work?
  • Resources:
  • ViewfromtheTop.com
  • Schoolspiritvending.com/jacob
Nov 8, 2017

Aaron ‘Big A’ Walker is on the show today! He brings an update for all ISI members on why he made the difficult decision to close his community down and focus on the mastermind instead. He also discusses what Daniel missed at the Evins Mill, Tennessee bi-annual ISI meetup!

 

Highlights from This Episode:

  • ● Aaron had to make a difficult decision recently with the Iron Sharpens Iron community recently.
  • ● Between the mastermind and the community, Aaron knew he had to focus on one thing.
  • ● Aaron had to close the community, unfortunately. But that doesn’t mean it’s the end!
  • ● Aaron is considering opening up a Junior ISI community for men between the ages of 18-21.
  • ● What was the meetup in Evins Mill, Tennessee like? What did Daniel miss?!
  • ● This year’s talk had a ‘ready, aim, fire’ approach to goal setting.
  • ● It took Aaron and his team four tries to get the balance right between hosting a big talk and letting the guys network in small groups at the event.
  • ● Greg came up to Aaron at the event and told him how these mastermind meetings were changing his life. This is how Aaron knows he’s on track.
  • ● Tom received a very thoughtful gift from Ed and he started crying uncontrollably by how meaningful the gift was.
  • ● The men in the group have gotten comfortable with each other so that they feel open to call each other out and help make everyone, including themselves, better.
  • Resources:
  • ViewfromtheTop.com
  • The One Thing, by Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan
Nov 1, 2017

Anthony Witt has recently taken up a passion for writing. He knows he’s not good at it, but sees the importance of it, especially as a business owner. We need to know how to communicate effectively with our audience and that means picking up the pen (or keyboard) and writing! Anthony realizes he’s not a very good writer right now, but he will be through consistent practice. ALeeWitt

 

Highlights from This Episode:

  • Anthony recently attended a writing conference; what was that experience like?
  • If you’re a business owner, no matter what your profession, you need to be writing about your business!
  • Anthony has become passionate about writing, even though he knows he’s horrible at it.
  • If you like somebody who you think is a real pro at a skill, go back in time with that person as far back as you can and see where they started.
  • You’re constantly refining who you are. It takes practice and consistency. You might not be good today, but you will be.
  • What tips does Anthony have to help people be consistent in their practice?
  • Anthony is forming a small mastermind group of aspiring writers to help keep everyone accountable.
  • Anthony discusses why developing intimate connections is important.
  • People are destined to be part of a tribe.
  • Anthony offers some final parting words of advice. Your message matters!

 

Resources:

ViewfromtheTop.com

Tribeconference.com

Anthony on Twitter

Anthony on LinkedIn

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