Personal Development Essentials
By Agi Keramidas & Paul Greig Smith
To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.
Ever wondered what's holding you back? Sure, you keep hearing that we live in an unprecedented golden age of opportunity and potential and part of you knows that to be true. Yet at the same time, you may not feel it in your gut because you are still caught up in your own struggles of simply dealing with reality - too busy to work on your dreams. You know deep down that all that's holding you back is your limiting beliefs and bad habits - so how exactly do you transcend them, how do you grow into the person you know you can be? What if you’re desperate to live a life of purpose but don’t have a clue where to start? Well, you’re not alone. Welcome to Personal Development Essentials, where we deep dive into discussions on everything from mindset to motivation, health, wealth, happiness, fitness and more. You know there are no glass ceilings in your life, only those in your mind, so, if you are determined to live the life you dream and desire and will stop at nothing on your journey to get there - then join us as we tackle the big (and little) questions that relate to personal growth and transformation. Whether just discovering personal development or a seasoned veteran - you will find something of value here to help you on your own journey of self discovery and improvement.
||CleanEpisode 27 - Passion to succeed: Interview with Craig White||In Personal development essentials podcast episode 27, I am talking with Craig White of “Passion to Succeed”. Craig is a successful serial entrepreneur, a vibrant public speaker, a fellow podcaster, a proud dad, and the world’s most passionate...||17 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 26 - An introduction to Stoicism||In this episode, we discuss Stoic philosophy, or Stoicism. Don’t let the term “philosophy” discourage you; Stoicism is some of the greatest wisdom in history. Many of the world’s peak performers, entrepreneurs, billionaires, and leaders use it..||10 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 25 - Confidence coaching: Interview with Natalie Bailey||Natalie has an intriguing story. She transformed from working 3 jobs and being tired, miserable and broke, to a successful entrepreneur, property developer, public speaker and confidence coach. We talk about how education and mentorship helped her...||3 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24 - Self confidence and belief||”Personal development essentials”, episode 24. In this episode we discuss about self-confidence and belief. What is self-confidence? How do our beliefs affect our confidence? Why is it that some people seem to be more confident? We also discuss...||27 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 - Interview with Chris Branch - Forte||In this episode I am interviewing Chris Branch, a successful osteopath who is passionate about personal development. We are discussing why it is important to live an intentional life, what is minimalism and its usefulness, and the benefits of...||20 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 - Fear||"Personal development essentials” episode 22, and today we are discussing fear. Some people say that "fear" stands for "False Evidence Appearing Real", a nice catchy acronym. Is that true? Are our fears true? Where do they come from and what is...||13 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 21 - How to win friends and influence people||"Personal development essentials”, episode 21. "How to win friends and influence people" is a classic book (1936) by Dale Carnegie. We use the principles described in the book as cues to discuss what influence is, why is it so important, and how we...||6 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20 - Agi and Paul interview each other!||"Personal development essentials” podcast, episode 20! It feels marvellous having published 20 episodes already; honestly, it doesn’t feel so long ago when we were planning the launch of the podcast! In this episode, we decided to do something...||30 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19 - Limiting beliefs||In episode 19, we are discussing limiting beliefs. What are they? How are they formed? Why are they important to us and how do they affect our decisions and actions? And most importantly, how can we overcome them? ...||23 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 - Make it happen: Interview with Will Polston||"Personal development essentials”, episode 18: We are interviewing the founder of the Elite Network, Will Polston, who is a TEDx speaker and the youngest British man to be a member of the international coaching federation. Will Polston is on a...||16 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 - Interview: Northern Deer Alexander (part 3)||"Personal development essentials" podcast episode 17! Today is the last part of the interview with the founder of “World of wisdom and spiritual adventure”, Northern Deer Alexander. Northern Deer Alexander is a shaman, a spiritual teacher and a...||9 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 - Interview: Northern Deer Alexander (part 2)||"Personal development essentials" podcast episode 16! This is part 2 of the interview with the founder of “World of wisdom and spiritual adventure”, Northern Deer Alexander. Northern Deer Alexander is a shaman, a spiritual teacher and a healer. In..||2 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 - Interview: Northern Deer Alexander (part 1)||"Personal development essentials" podcast episode 15! Today we are interviewing the founder of the “World of wisdom and spiritual adventure”, Northern Deer Alexander. Northern Deer Alexander is a shaman, a spiritual teacher and a healer. In this...||25 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14 - My intention governs my attention||In this episode we are discussing our focus, this awesome power we have, and how it determines the actions we take and the results we achieve in our life. Why is it so important? Can we be in control of this power, and if so, how? — If...||18 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - What's the point of personal development?||Today we are discussing what is the point of personal development? Can we change? Can we improve? Or we are who we are? Listen as Agi and Paul share their thoughts on why to develop oneself, and how this developing is not just personal...||11 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 - Mastermind groups||Today we are talking about mastermind groups. Napoleon Hill defines a mastermind group as “the coordination of knowledge and effort in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for the attainment of a definitive purpose”. Listen about the...||4 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 - Journaling||Today we are talking about journaling - writing down thoughts, ideas, reflection, tasks, things we’re grateful for - anything! Capturing our thoughts, crystallising our intentions for the day, recapping our wins and lessons from the day. Listen to...||28 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Affirmations||10th episode of “Personal development essentials” podcast! Today we are talking about affirmations. Affirmations -declarations of our intention- are a very useful tool in our personal development. We discuss why to use affirmations, how they work,..||21 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 - Passion, purpose, processes||In this episode, Paul and Agi (in a rather improvisational episode!) talk about how to harness your passion and your purpose, and the power of processes in order to achieve your ambitions. ------- If you enjoy our podcast, please subscribe, rate, and...||14 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8 - Goal setting||In this episode, Agi and Paul talk about the importance of goal setting. Why should we set any goals at all? What is S.M.A.R.T. goal setting? How can set realistic yet challenging goals? What are the benefits of doing so? Here are some of our...||7 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7 - Awaken your Alpha: interview with Adam Lewis Walker||Episode 7 - Awaken your Alpha: interview with Adam Lewis Walker. Adam is a TEDx speaker, a coach and a mentor, he runs a successful podcast with over 300 episodes published called "Awaken your Alpha", and he is about to release a book. In this...||1 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6 - Daily routines||In today's episode, Agi and Paul talk about daily routines. Our daily habits, and how they compound over time to lead us to success (or failure). We all have some habits that we follow. A question to ask ourselves is "do my habits empower...||23 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 - Meditation||What is meditation? Some people believe it is related to religion - but it's not. Other people believe it's a "hippy new age" thing - it's not that, either. In this episode, Agi and Paul discuss the practice of meditation, the misconceptions, the...||16 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 - Internal dialogue and the mind||In this episode, Agi and Paul discuss the voice inside our heads - our constant internal dialogue. Most people completely identify with it; the voice is there all the time, so we associate with the internal dialogue, we don’t even question it - we...||9 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - Just in time learning||In this episode Agi and Paul talk about “just in time learning” - getting laser focused with your learning (reading, listening) when you need it, to get the right results for when you need them. There are no limits to your learning - so how far do..||2 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2 - Growth mindset||Growth mindset is at the root of any personal development. It is the very foundation and it stems from belief: the belief that we can change and improve our lives. Unless we have a growth mindset, we won’t even start our self-development path....||2 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1 - Introduction||Welcome to the Personal Development Essentials podcast!||30 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A great personal development podcast for the everyday person.
Personal Development Essentials is a great personal development podcast for the everyday person. The content is easy to listen too and easy to relate too - as it cuts out all the faff that many other personal development podcast deliver. It feels like they are speaking to me and understand my personal challenges. Agi & Paul cover some great personal development topics and I like their suggested resources too. Keep up the great work gents.
A fantastic and enjoyable podcast delivered by two very passionate guys who articulate some great insights into personal development in an engaging, helpful and fun way. Keep up the great work guys.
If you want to enhance your life, this is the podcast for you! Agi and Paul talk you through everyday tools in an easy to follow, usable and entertaining style! Keep up the great work guys!!